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Acer CB240HY vs Acer XB280HK

Acer CB240HY vs Acer XB280HK

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Acer CB240HY
Acer XB280HK

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Acer XB280HK (160°).
45% cheaper to run
The Acer CB240HY only costs $48.06 to run over five years but the Acer XB280HK costs $87.40 to run (82% more). Read more
User reviews are better
The Acer CB240HY has an average user review score of 90% based on 4 reviews, however the Acer XB280HK has an average rating of 81% (based on 62 reviews).
2 Reasons For
15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display diagonal of 28", however the Acer CB240HY is only a 23.8" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

Five times faster response time Edit
The Acer XB280HK is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms faster than the Acer CB240HY (1ms). 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
18% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display diagonal of 23.8", however the Acer XB280HK is a 28" PC monitor (4.2" 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.

84% slower response time Edit
The Acer CB240HY is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the Acer XB280HK (1ms). 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.

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4 Reasons Against
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°. That's 18° narrower than the Acer CB240HY (160°).
Seven months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Acer CB240HY by seven months.
82% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Acer XB280HK are $87.40 which is $39.34 more than the Acer CB240HY over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The Acer XB280HK's average user rating is 81%, however the Acer CB240HY's is 90% (based on 4 reviews).

Awards

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benchmark.pl: Good Product
Digitaltrends.com: Editor's Choice
hardware.info: Great Value
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
insidehardware.it: Gold
kitguru.net: Worth Buying
nordichardware.se: Best Product
pcper.com: Gold
SweClockers.com: Good Product
thg.ru: Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 30 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 46.25
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.81
Total running cost $ 48.06
Electricity cost - switched on $ 85.47
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.93
Total running cost $ 87.40
Purchase price $ 748.99
Total cost of ownership $ 836.39
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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.
0.55T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 28"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 900:1
 900:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
60cm 71.1cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms 1ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

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

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data
 NVIDIA G-SYNC

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 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 Support
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
150mm 150mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 35
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
0 - 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.42W
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
42.5W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.48W

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
6.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
530.1mm
BEST
558.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
244.8mm 244.7mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
554.4mm
BEST
658.7mm
Weight
3.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
331.5mm 381.8mm
Depth
52mm 64.5mm
Width
554.4mm 658.7mm

Packaging Content

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