Acer CB240HY vs Acer XB280HK

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Acer CB240HY
Acer XB280HK

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Reasons For

4 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°).
Lower power consumption (off) Edit
Acer CB240HY is 0.35W power consumption when off, but the Acer XB280HK is a 0.42W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W higher).
42% cheaper to run
The Acer CB240HY only costs $29.43 to run over five years but the Acer XB280HK costs $50.61 to run (72% 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 83% (based on 39 reviews).
5 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.

16% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display diagonal (metric) of 71.1cm, however the Acer CB240HY is only a 60cm display diagonal PC monitor (11.1cm smaller).
17% brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer XB280HK has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², however the Acer CB240HY is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
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.

Higher height adjustment Edit
Acer XB280HK is 155mm maximum height adjustment. That's 5mm higher than the Acer CB240HY (155mm).

Reasons Against

6 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.

19% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display diagonal (metric) of 60cm, however the Acer XB280HK is a 71.1cm display diagonal PC monitor (11.1cm bigger).
20% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer CB240HY has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², however the Acer XB280HK is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
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.

4% lower height adjustment Edit
Acer CB240HY is only 150mm maximum height adjustment. That's 5mm lower than the Acer XB280HK (155mm).
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5 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°).
Higher power consumption (off) Edit
Acer XB280HK is 0.42W power consumption when off, but the Acer CB240HY is a 0.35W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W lower).
Seven months older
The Acer XB280HK is older than the Acer CB240HY by seven months.
72% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Acer XB280HK are $50.61 which is $21.18 more than the Acer CB240HY over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower user review Score
The Acer XB280HK's average user rating is 83%, however the Acer CB240HY's is 90% (based on 4 reviews).

Awards

No awards found 12 Awards
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

20 months Ago 27 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 $ 50.61
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 50.61
Purchase price $ 539.98
Total cost of ownership $ 590.59
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.34T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
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)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
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
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.16 x 0.16
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPorts Quantity
1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour of Product
 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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivot Angle
0 - 90 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
150mm 155mm
BEST
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
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W
BEST
0.42W
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
42.5W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W
BEST
0.48W
Annual Energy Consumption
38kWh Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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