Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E591C

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Asus MX279H
Samsung S27E591C

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus MX279H has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6cm. That's 0.59999999999999cm bigger than the Samsung S27E591C (68cm).
One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung S27E591C only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Eight more awards
The Asus MX279H has 10 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Samsung S27E591C has 2 awards.
7 Reasons For
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S27E591C is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX279H (350 cd/m²).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has a response time of 4ms, but the Asus MX279H is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung S27E591C is a 10W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W higher than the Asus MX279H (10W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

VESA mounting Edit
The Samsung S27E591C supports VESA mounting, whereas the Asus MX279H does not.
Marginally lighter Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has a weight of 5kg, however the Asus MX279H is a 5.2kg weight PC monitor (170g heavier).
32% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung S27E591C is $14.12 cheaper to run than the Asus MX279H. Read more
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung S27E591C is 100%, however the average rating of the Asus MX279H is 88% (based on 283 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Samsung S27E591C (350 cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5ms, but the Samsung S27E591C is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms faster). 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.

67% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 4W lower than the Samsung S27E591C (10W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting, however the Samsung S27E591C supports VESA mounting.
170g heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kg, however the Samsung S27E591C is a 5kg weight PC monitor (170g lighter).
Older by over two years
The Asus MX279H is two years older than the Samsung S27E591C.
$14.12 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus MX279H costs $44.06 to run which is $14.12 more to run than the Samsung S27E591C. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Asus MX279H's average user score is 88%, however the Samsung S27E591C's is 100% (based on 3 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has a display diagonal (metric) of 68cm. That's 0.59999999999999cm smaller than the Asus MX279H (68cm).
One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung S27E591C has one HDMI ports quantity, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
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Eight less awards
The Samsung S27E591C has only received 2 awards, whereas the Asus MX279H has received 10 awards.

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
ferra.ru: Recommended
gamezoom.net: Gold Award
hardware.info: Silver Award
hardwaremx.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
technopat.net: Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info: Silver
xfastest.com: Innovation Award
2 Awards
allround-pc.com: Value For Money Winner
itc.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.06
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.06
Purchase price $ 239.00
Total cost of ownership $ 283.06
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 28.58
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 29.94

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm
BEST
68cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 270
Maximum Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 60Hz

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W 10W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

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

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -2 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
37W 24W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 50kWh
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg 7.6kg
BEST
Package Height
537mm 140mm
BEST
Package Depth
114mm
BEST
435mm
Package Width
700mm 695mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 463mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 181.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 623.2mm
Weight
5.2kg 5kg
BEST
Height
441.3mm 365.7mm
Depth
225.2mm 59.9mm
Width
622.6mm 623.2mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 HDMI
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicUpscale
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Mac Compatibility
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.888 x 336.312
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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