Asus MX279H vs NEC MultiSync EA234

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Asus MX279H
NEC MultiSync EA234

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (23"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

15% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus MX279H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6cm. That's 10.2cm bigger than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (58.4cm).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5ms, but the NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W higher than the NEC MultiSync EA234 (2W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

24% lighter Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kg, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6.4kg weight PC monitor (1.2kg heavier).
Cheaper by $69
The Asus MX279H costs $69 less than the NEC MultiSync EA234.
21 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
4 Reasons For
Height adjustment Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a height adjustment, but the Asus MX279H does not.
VESA mounting Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 supports VESA mounting, whereas the Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting.
35% cheaper to run
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is $15.60 cheaper to run than the Asus MX279H over five years. Read more
User reviews are appreciably better
Based on 7 user reviews, the NEC MultiSync EA234 has an average review score of 100%, however the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 88% (based on 283 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Asus MX279H does not have a height adjustment, whereas the NEC MultiSync EA234 does.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting, however the NEC MultiSync EA234 supports VESA mounting.
Older by five months
The Asus MX279H is five months older than the NEC MultiSync EA234.
Higher running costs over five years by $15.60
Over five years the Asus MX279H costs $44.06 to run which is $15.60 more to run than the NEC MultiSync EA234. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The Asus MX279H's average user score is 88%, however the NEC MultiSync EA234's is 100% (based on 7 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
18% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a display diagonal of 23", however the Asus MX279H is a 27" PC monitor (4" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

18% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has a display diagonal (metric) of 58.4cm, however the Asus MX279H is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (10.2cm bigger).
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Asus MX279H (6ms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Two times lower RMS rated power Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 2W RMS rated audio power PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W higher). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

19% heavier Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is a 6.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.2kg heavier than the Asus MX279H (6.4kg).
$69 more expensive
The NEC MultiSync EA234 is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $69.
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the NEC MultiSync EA234, whereas 22 sellers sell the Asus MX279H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
ferra.ru: Recommended
gamezoom.net: Gold Award
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwaremx.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Silver
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.06
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.06
Purchase price $ 199.99
Total cost of ownership $ 244.05
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 26.20
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 28.46
Purchase price $ 268.99
Total cost of ownership $ 297.45
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1056
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1400 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1056
 1400 x 1050 (SXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1400 x 900
 1280 x 960
 1366 х 768
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768 (WXGA)
 1280 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 31.5 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.265 x 0.265
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
2W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -170 - 170
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
37W 22W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 32kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 27W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
537mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.4kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 380.4mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 218mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 543.8mm
Weight
5.2kg
BEST
6.4kg
Height
441.3mm 380.4mm
Depth
225.2mm 218mm
Width
622.6mm 543.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DisplayPort
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W
Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback