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Acer K242HLA vs HP 27xw

Acer K242HLA vs HP 27xw

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Acer K242HLA
HP 27xw

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Reasons For

2 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.

$16.35 cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K242HLA only costs $48.00 to run whereas the HP 27xw costs $64.35 to run (34% more). Read more
3 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP 27xw is two, but the Acer K242HLA only has one HDMI port.
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 14 reviews, the HP 27xw has an average user review score of 90%, but the Acer K242HLA has an average rating of 89% (based on 66 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer K242HLA is one, but the HP 27xw only has two HDMI ports.
Older by one month
The Acer K242HLA is one month older than the HP 27xw.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The Acer K242HLA has an average user score of 89%, but the HP 27xw has an average user rating of 90% (based on 14 reviews).
2 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.

34% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the HP 27xw are $64.35 which is $16.35 more than the Acer K242HLA over five years. Show assumptions.

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 46.19
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.81
Total running cost $ 48.00
Electricity cost - switched on $ 62.34
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.01
Total running cost $ 64.35

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

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.
0.41T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
3D
 3D
 3D
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
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

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

Power

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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