Acer K242HLA vs HP 27xw

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Acer K242HLA
HP 27xw

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Thirteen times faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, whereas the HP 27xw is a 14ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

5kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 5kWh lower than the HP 27xw (39kWh).
1.1kg lighter Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a weight of 3.3kg, but the HP 27xw is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg heavier).
$9.75 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K242HLA only costs $29.43 to run whereas the HP 27xw costs $39.18 to run (33% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP 27xw has a display diagonal of 27", but the Acer K242HLA is only a 24" PC monitor (3" 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.

Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
HP 27xw is 68.58cm display diagonal, but the Acer K242HLA is only a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (7.58cm smaller).
Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the HP 27xw is two, but the Acer K242HLA only has one HDMI ports quantity.
User reviews are better
Based on 13 reviews, the HP 27xw has an average user review score of 89%, but the Acer K242HLA has an average rating of 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 24" PC monitor. That's 3" smaller than the HP 27xw (27"). 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.

Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
Acer K242HLA is only 61cm display diagonal. That's 7.58cm smaller than the HP 27xw (68.58cm).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Acer K242HLA is one, but the HP 27xw only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
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User review Rating is Worse
The Acer K242HLA has an average user score of 80%, but the HP 27xw has an average user rating of 89% (based on 13 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The HP 27xw is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 13ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (14ms). 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.

5kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP 27xw has an annual energy consumption of 39kWh, whereas the Acer K242HLA is a 34kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (5kWh lower).
Heavier Edit
The HP 27xw is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 1.1kg heavier than the Acer K242HLA (4.3kg).
33% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the HP 27xw are $39.18 which is $9.75 more than the Acer K242HLA over five years. Show assumptions.

Average User Rating

Date Released

18 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.04
Total running cost $ 29.43
Electricity cost - switched on $ 36.92
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 39.18
Purchase price $ 219.98
Total cost of ownership $ 259.16
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.2T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.26T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.31mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.89mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.311 x 0.311
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm 68.58cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
31W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh
BEST
39kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32W
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

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
3.6kg
BEST
5.6kg
Height (with Stand)
421.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
208mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
567mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
4.3kg
Height
335.9mm 454.6mm
Depth
52mm 164mm
Width
567mm 622.6mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC
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