Acer XB271HK vs Asus PG279Q

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Acer XB271HK
Asus PG279Q

Top Prices

Best Buy
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In stock
Acer Online Store
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Delivery unknown
B&H Photo
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In stock
Newegg UK
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Best Buy
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In stock
Amazon US
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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1,053.23M more display colour count Edit
The Acer XB271HK is a 1,070M display colours PC monitor, whereas the Asus PG279Q is only a 16.77M display colours PC monitor (1,053.23M less).
Lower power consumption (off) Edit
Acer XB271HK is 0.39W power consumption when off. That's 0.11W lower than the Asus PG279Q (0.5W).
19% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer XB271HK only costs $87.04 to run but the Asus PG279Q costs $107.18 to run (23% more). Read more
7 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PG279Q is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer XB271HK (350 cd/m²).
Cheaper by $252
The Asus PG279Q is $252 cheaper than the Acer XB271HK.
1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Better selling
The Asus PG279Q ranks No. 584 by number of sales, whereas the Acer XB271HK ranks No. 103855.
Fourteen more awards
The Asus PG279Q has 15 awards from expert review sites, but the Acer XB271HK has 1 award.
Better expert reviews
Based on 23 expert reviews, the average review score of the Asus PG279Q is 87%, whereas the average rating of the Acer XB271HK is 80% (based on 1 review).
Much better user reviews
Based on 177 user reviews, the average review score of the Asus PG279Q is 73%, whereas the average rating of the Acer XB271HK is 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer XB271HK is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PG279Q (350 cd/m²).
More expensive by $252
The Acer XB271HK is $252 more expensive than the Asus PG279Q.
Less retailers
The Acer XB271HK is only stocked by 4 retailers, whereas the Asus PG279Q is stocked by 5 shops. 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.
Less popular
The Acer XB271HK is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 103855 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Asus PG279Q ranks No. 584.
Fourteen less awards
The Acer XB271HK has only received 1 award, whereas the Asus PG279Q has received 15 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Acer XB271HK's average expert score is 80%, however the Asus PG279Q's is 87% (based on 23 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The Acer XB271HK's average user score is only 60%, however the Asus PG279Q's is 73% (based on 177 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
63x less display colour count Edit
Asus PG279Q is only 16.77M display colours, but the Acer XB271HK is a 1,070M display colours PC monitor (1,053.23M more).
22% higher power consumption (off) Edit
The Asus PG279Q has a power consumption (off) of 0.5W. That's 0.11W higher than the Acer XB271HK (0.5W).
Older by five months
The Asus PG279Q is five months older than the Acer XB271HK.
$20.14 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Asus PG279Q are $107.18 which is $20.14 more than the Acer XB271HK. Show assumptions.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
15 Awards
3dnews.ru: Recommended
Digital Versus: 5 Star
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
gamestar.de: Platinum
hardware.info: Ulitmate
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.ru: Excellent Hardware
HEXUS.net: Innovation
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
pclab.pl: Power Award
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

12 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.14
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.90
Total running cost $ 87.04
Purchase price $ 899.99
Total cost of ownership $ 987.03
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 107.18
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 107.18
Purchase price $ 647.99
Total cost of ownership $ 755.17
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.58T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.72T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Display
 LED
BEST
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 165
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 34 - 209
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.233 x 0.233
Display Colour Count
1,070M
BEST
16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
4ms 4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 4W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 Windows 7 Enterprise
NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - -60
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.39W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
71.5W
BEST
90W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.42W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 456mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 300mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 756mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 552.53mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 237.9mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 619.77mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 362.96mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 65.98mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 619.77mm

Packaging Content

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