Eizo ColorEdge CG277 vs NEC MultiSync PA242

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Eizo ColorEdge CG277
NEC MultiSync PA242

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
11% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2.9" bigger than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (24.1"). 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.

11% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6cm. That's 7.5cm bigger than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (61.1cm).
2ms faster response time Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a response time of 6ms, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is an 8ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

1.5mm higher height adjustment Edit
Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is 151.5mm maximum height adjustment, but the NEC MultiSync PA242 is only a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1.5mm lower).
7 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
23% cheaper to run
Over five years the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 only costs $51.21 to run but the NEC MultiSync PA242 costs $66.69 to run (30% more). Read more
6 Reasons For
12% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 340 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² brighter than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (340 cd/m²).
One more USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a three USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
3x lower power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 0.2W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 0.7W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.5W higher).
Lower power consumption (max) Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a power consumption (max) of 56W. That's 43W lower than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (56W).
19% lighter Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a weight of 7.4kg, however the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is an 8.8kg weight PC monitor (1.4kg heavier).
Cheaper by $1,192
The NEC MultiSync PA242 costs $1,191.99 less than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
14% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 40 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (340 cd/m²).
One less USB Type-A downstream ports quantity Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a two USB Type-A downstream ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 only has three USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
0.5W higher power consumption (PowerSave) Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 0.7W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor, whereas the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 0.2W power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.5W lower).
44% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a power consumption (max) of 99W. That's 43W higher than the NEC MultiSync PA242 (56W).
16% heavier Edit
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 has a weight of 8.8kg, however the NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 7.4kg weight PC monitor (1.4kg lighter).
More expensive by $1,192
The Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is $1,191.99 more expensive than the NEC MultiSync PA242.
7 Reasons Against
13% smaller display diagonal Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is a 24.1" PC monitor. That's 2.9" smaller than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (24.1"). 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.

13% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a display diagonal (metric) of 61.1cm. That's 7.5cm smaller than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 (61.1cm).
Slower response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync PA242 has a response time of 8ms, but the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Moderately lower height adjustment Edit
NEC MultiSync PA242 is only 150mm maximum height adjustment, but the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is a 151.5mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (1.5mm higher).
Less retailers
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is only stocked by 1 seller, whereas the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 is stocked by 8 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The NEC MultiSync PA242 is eight months older than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277.
Higher running costs over five years by $15.48
The NEC MultiSync PA242 costs $66.69 to run which is $15.48 more to run than the Eizo ColorEdge CG277 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

36 months Ago 44 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 51.21
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 51.21
Purchase price $ 2,190.99
Total cost of ownership $ 2,242.20
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 66.69
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 66.69
Purchase price $ 999.00
Total cost of ownership $ 1,065.69
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
24.1"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Monitor Display Area
684 Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 640 x 544
 720 x 480
 720 x 400
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1152 x 870
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 640 x 544
 720 x 480
 720 x 400
Backlight Type
 RGB-LED
 RGB-LED
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 91.1
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 85
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 93.8
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.27 x 0.27
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
61.1cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 340 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
8ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:10
 16:9
 16:10
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Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Number of Upstream Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
151.5mm
BEST
150mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
0 - 25 -5 - 30
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 344 -45 - 45
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 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
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.7W 0.2W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
43W 37W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 54kWh
Power Consumption (max)
99W 56W
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 120
 12
 100-120
 24
 100-240
 240
 100
 120
 12
 100-120
 24
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 2000
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 85
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -10 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
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Weight & Dimensions

Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.2mm
Weight With Stand
12.8kg 10.6kg
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Height (with Stand)
576.5mm 378mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
281.5mm 227.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
646mm 556.8mm
BEST
Weight
8.8kg 7.4kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 362.4mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 85mm
Width
646mm 556.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 DVI
 DisplayPort
 DVI
 DisplayPort
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Manual
 Manual
 Manual
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
Unknown - Click to provide data 28W
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included

Technical Details

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