Benq XL2730 vs DELL U2715H vs Samsung U28E590D

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Benq XL2730
DELL U2715H
Samsung U28E590D

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
7ms faster response time Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 1ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2715H (1ms). 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.

Ten more awards
The Benq XL2730 has 11 awards, whereas the Samsung U28E590D has 1 award.
User reviews are a bit better
Based on 97 user reviews, the Benq XL2730 has an average review score of 95%, however the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 94% (based on 135 reviews) and the Samsung U28E590D has an average rating of 85% (based on 50 reviews).
9 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The DELL U2715H has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°, however the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both only 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitors (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The DELL U2715H has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°. That's 8° wider than the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D (170°).
21% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2715H has a color gamut of 91%, however the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both only 72% color gamut PC monitors (19% smaller).
Two displayPorts quantitys Edit
The DELL U2715H has two displayPorts quantitys, however the Samsung U28E590D only has one displayPorts quantity.
Four more USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2715H is a six USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

Cable lock slot Edit
The DELL U2715H has a cable lock slot, but the Samsung U28E590D does not have a cable lock slot.
2.6kg lighter Edit
The DELL U2715H has a weight of 4.9kg, however the Benq XL2730 is a 7.5kg weight PC monitor (2.6kg heavier) and the Samsung U28E590D is a 5.3kg weight PC monitor (370g heavier).
42% cheaper to run
Over five years the DELL U2715H only costs $45.13 to run but the Benq XL2730 costs $77.40 to run (72% more) and the Samsung U28E590D costs $46.61 to run (3% more). Read more
Better selling
The DELL U2715H ranks No. 129 by number of sales, however the Benq XL2730 ranks No. 1290 and the Samsung U28E590D ranks No. 153.
7 Reasons For
Slightly bigger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a display diagonal of 28", whereas the Benq XL2730 and the DELL U2715H are both only 27" PC monitors (1" smaller). 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.

2.6cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 71.1cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H is only a 68.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.6cm smaller).
Moderately brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung U28E590D has a display brightness of 370 cd/m², whereas the Benq XL2730 and the DELL U2715H are both only 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (20 cd/m² dimmer).
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 1ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 7ms faster than the DELL U2715H (1ms). 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.

$65 cheaper
The Samsung U28E590D is $65 cheaper than the Benq XL2730 and $159.99 cheaper than the DELL U2715H.
Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 4 reviews, the Samsung U28E590D has an average expert review score of 82%, whereas the Benq XL2730 has an average rating of 81% (based on 30 reviews) and the DELL U2715H has an average rating of 80% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

14 Reasons Against
A bit smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a display diagonal of 27" (as does the DELL U2715H), however the Samsung U28E590D is a 28" PC monitor (1" 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.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2715H (160°).
Moderately narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170° (as does the Samsung U28E590D), however the DELL U2715H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Slightly dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² (as does the DELL U2715H), however the Samsung U28E590D is a 370 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (20 cd/m² brighter).
27% smaller color gamut Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 72% color gamut PC monitor, and so does the Samsung U28E590D. That's 19% smaller than the DELL U2715H (72%).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The Benq XL2730 has one displayPorts quantity (as does the Samsung U28E590D), however the DELL U2715H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Only two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys. Read more

We do not know the number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the Samsung U28E590D. It is possible that it does not have any USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.

Heavier Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 7.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.6kg heavier than the DELL U2715H (5.3kg) and 2.2kg heavier than the Samsung U28E590D (5.3kg).
$65 more expensive
The Benq XL2730 is more expensive than the Samsung U28E590D by $65.
Less retailers
Only 6 retailers sells the Benq XL2730, whereas 16 stores sell the Samsung U28E590D. 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.
Over one year older
The Benq XL2730 is older than the Samsung U28E590D by 22 months.
72% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Benq XL2730 are $77.40 which is $32.27 more than the DELL U2715H and $30.79 more than the Samsung U28E590D. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Benq XL2730 ranks No. 1290 by sales volume, however the DELL U2715H ranks No. 129 and the Samsung U28E590D ranks No. 153.
A bit Lower expert review Score
The Benq XL2730's average expert rating is 81%, however the Samsung U28E590D's is 82% (based on 4 reviews).
9 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 27" PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 1" smaller than the Samsung U28E590D (28"). 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.

4% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2715H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.5cm. That's 2.6cm smaller than the Samsung U28E590D (71.1cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 20 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung U28E590D (370 cd/m²).
7ms slower response time Edit
The DELL U2715H has a response time of 8ms, but the Benq XL2730 and the Samsung U28E590D are both 1ms response time PC monitors (7ms faster). 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.

More expensive by $160
The DELL U2715H is $94.99 more expensive than the Benq XL2730 and $159.99 more expensive than the Samsung U28E590D.
Less retailers
The DELL U2715H is only stocked by 5 sellers, whereas the Benq XL2730 is stocked by 6 sellers and the Samsung U28E590D is stocked by 16 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over two years
The DELL U2715H is three months older than the Benq XL2730 and two years older than the Samsung U28E590D.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The DELL U2715H's average expert score is 80%, however the Benq XL2730's is 81% (based on 30 reviews) and the Samsung U28E590D's is 82% (based on 4 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The DELL U2715H's average user score is 94%, however the Benq XL2730's is 95% (based on 97 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
18° narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2715H (160°).
A little narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (as does the Benq XL2730), whereas the DELL U2715H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
27% smaller color gamut Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 72% color gamut PC monitor, and so does the Benq XL2730. That's 19% smaller than the DELL U2715H (72%).
One less displayPorts quantity Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a one displayPorts quantity PC monitor (as does the Benq XL2730), whereas the DELL U2715H only has two displayPorts quantitys.
Does not have a cable lock slot Edit
The Samsung U28E590D does not have a cable lock slot, but the DELL U2715H has a cable lock slot.
Heavier Edit
The Samsung U28E590D is a 5.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.2kg lighter than the Benq XL2730 (5.3kg) and 370g heavier than the DELL U2715H (5.3kg).
3% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Samsung U28E590D costs $46.61 to run which is $1.48 more to run than the DELL U2715H. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Samsung U28E590D ranks No. 153 by sales volume, whereas the DELL U2715H ranks No. 129.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung U28E590D has received 1 award, the Benq XL2730 has received 11 awards.
Appreciably Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Samsung U28E590D is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq XL2730 is 95% (based on 97 reviews) and the DELL U2715H is 94% (based on 135 reviews).

Awards

11 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
chip.com.my: Outstanding
hardwareheaven.com: Performance Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
xtremehardware.com: Performance Award
No awards found 1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 27 months Ago 2 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 77.40
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 77.40
Purchase price $ 425.00
Total cost of ownership $ 502.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 42.87
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 45.13
Purchase price $ 519.99
Total cost of ownership $ 565.12
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 45.25
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 46.61
Purchase price $ 360.00
Total cost of ownership $ 406.61
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27" 28"
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 12000000:1
BEST
 12000000:1
 12000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
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 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1440p
 2160p
 1440p
 2160p
 1440p
 2160p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
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Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
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 Display sRGB
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 711mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
335.66mm 335.66mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
596.74mm 596.74mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2331 x 0.2331 0.16 x 0.16
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.5cm 71.1cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m² 370 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
8ms 1ms
BEST
Color Gamut
72% 91%
BEST
72%
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
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 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Microphone in
 Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Connectivity
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 2
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1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2 2
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 6
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 90 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
140mm Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 5 - 21 -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 45 - 45 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
BEST
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
Number of OSD Languages
17 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Current Rating
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
65W 36W
BEST
38W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 55kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 88W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 90-264
 9
 90
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.8kg 10.5kg 7.8kg
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Package Height
703mm Unknown - Click to provide data 461mm
BEST
Package Depth
245mm Unknown - Click to provide data 141mm
BEST
Package Width
486mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 740mm
Height (with Stand)
557.4mm 524.9mm 468.5mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
226mm 205mm 187.1mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
633.7mm 612.7mm
BEST
660.9mm
Weight
7.5kg 4.9kg
BEST
5.3kg
Height
372.6mm 363.4mm 381.3mm
Depth
61mm 46.4mm 73.5mm
Width
633.7mm 612.7mm 660.9mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 HDMI
 USB
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 AC
 HDMI
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data MagicAngle, MagicBright
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 341.28 x 620.93
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Feedback