Asus VP278H vs Benq GW2470H

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Asus VP278H
Benq GW2470H

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.2" bigger than the Benq GW2470H (23.8"). 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.

Brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Benq GW2470H (250 cd/m²).
Three times faster response time Edit
The Asus VP278H has a response time of 1ms, whereas the Benq GW2470H is a 4ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Cheaper by $274
The Asus VP278H costs $174.99, whereas the Benq GW2470H is $448.80.
4 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Hugely better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Asus VP278H is 100%, but the average rating of the Benq GW2470H is 80% (based on 8 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Asus VP278H (178°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Asus VP278H is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
800g lighter Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 4kg weight PC monitor. That's 800g lighter than the Asus VP278H (4kg).
Cheaper to run by $9.52
The Benq GW2470H only costs $27.39 to run over five years however the Asus VP278H costs $36.91 to run (35% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Marginally narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Asus VP278H is only 170° vertical viewing angle, but the Benq GW2470H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Asus VP278H is only 170° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° narrower than the Benq GW2470H (178°).
Heavier Edit
The Asus VP278H has a weight of 4.8kg, but the Benq GW2470H is a 4kg weight PC monitor (800g lighter).
$9.52 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Asus VP278H are $36.91 which is $9.52 more than the Benq GW2470H over five years. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
3.2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Benq GW2470H has a display diagonal of 23.8", whereas the Asus VP278H is a 27" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Benq GW2470H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the Asus VP278H is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
75% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2470H is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Asus VP278H (4ms). 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.

$274 more expensive
The Benq GW2470H is more expensive than the Asus VP278H by $273.81.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 shop sell the Benq GW2470H, but 5 stores sell the Asus VP278H. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Three months older
The Benq GW2470H is older than the Asus VP278H by three months.
Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Benq GW2470H is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus VP278H is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

14 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 34.65
Electricity cost - standby $ 2.26
Total running cost $ 36.91
Purchase price $ 174.99
Total cost of ownership $ 211.90
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 27.39
Purchase price $ 448.80
Total cost of ownership $ 476.19
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.18T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.18 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
5
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23.8"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 296mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 527mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.274 x 0.274
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
170° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
300 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
 Audio input
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 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 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 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 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 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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
20 - 5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
29.1W 23W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
29.1W 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

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
20 - 5 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
Blue Angel Certified
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (bottom)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Bezel Width (top)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Bezel Width (side)
Unknown - Click to provide data 12mm
Height (with Stand)
444.5mm 425mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
219.4mm 189mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
641.4mm 553mm
BEST
Weight
4.8kg 4kg
BEST
Height
383mm 329mm
Depth
55mm 51mm
Width
641.4mm 553mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DVI
 VGA
 HDMI
 AC
 DVI
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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