Asus MX279H vs DELL P2714H vs Samsung S27D590

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Asus MX279H
DELL P2714H
Samsung S27D590

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 5ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Samsung S27D590. That's 3ms faster than the DELL P2714H (5ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Asus MX279H is two, and so does the Samsung S27D590, but the DELL P2714H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus MX279H has a built-in speaker(s) (as does the Samsung S27D590), but the DELL P2714H does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

$11 cheaper
The Asus MX279H costs $239.00, whereas the DELL P2714H is $249.99 and the Samsung S27D590 is $529.00.
Available from 4 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
More popular
The Asus MX279H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 3986 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Samsung S27D590 ranks No. 6602.
Six more awards
The Asus MX279H has 10 awards, however the Samsung S27D590 has 4 awards.
4 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL P2714H has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² (as does the Samsung S27D590), but the Asus MX279H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Height adjustment Edit
The DELL P2714H has a height adjustment, whereas the Asus MX279H does not.
VESA mounting Edit
The DELL P2714H supports VESA mounting, however the Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting.
$16.50 cheaper to run
The DELL P2714H is $16.50 cheaper to run than the Asus MX279H and $1.19 cheaper to run than the Samsung S27D590 over five years. Read more
9 Reasons For
Brighter display brightness Edit
The Samsung S27D590 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m² (as does the DELL P2714H), but the Asus MX279H is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27D590 is a 5ms response time PC monitor, and so does the Asus MX279H. That's 3ms faster than the DELL P2714H (5ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung S27D590 is two, and so does the Asus MX279H, but the DELL P2714H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Samsung S27D590 has a built-in speaker(s) (as does the Asus MX279H), but the DELL P2714H does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung S27D590 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the Asus MX279H is only a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W lower). 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.

13W lower power consumption (max) Edit
Samsung S27D590 is 30W maximum power consumption, but the DELL P2714H is a 43W maximum power consumption PC monitor (13W higher).
Lighter Edit
The Samsung S27D590 is a 4.4kg weight PC monitor. That's 840g lighter than the Asus MX279H (4.4kg) and 200g lighter than the DELL P2714H (4.4kg).
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 20 reviews, the Samsung S27D590 has an average expert review score of 81%, but the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 80% (based on 35 reviews).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 79 reviews, the Samsung S27D590 has an average user review score of 91%, but the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 88% (based on 283 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX279H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the DELL P2714H and the Samsung S27D590 are both 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitors (50 cd/m² brighter).
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus MX279H has an RMS rated power of 6W, however the Samsung S27D590 is a 10W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (4W higher). 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 have a height adjustment Edit
The Asus MX279H does not have a height adjustment, however the DELL P2714H has a height adjustment.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting, but the DELL P2714H supports VESA mounting.
Heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H is a 5.2kg weight PC monitor. That's 640g heavier than the DELL P2714H (4.4kg) and 840g heavier than the Samsung S27D590 (4.4kg).
Over one year older
The Asus MX279H is older than the DELL P2714H by 13 months and older than the Samsung S27D590 by 16 months.
60% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Asus MX279H are $44.06 which is $16.50 more than the DELL P2714H and $15.31 more than the Samsung S27D590 over five years. Show assumptions.
Marginally Lower expert review Score
The Asus MX279H has an average expert rating of 80%, but the Samsung S27D590 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 20 reviews).
Marginally Lower user review Score
The Asus MX279H has an average user rating of 88%, but the Samsung S27D590 has an average user rating of 91% (based on 79 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The DELL P2714H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Asus MX279H and the Samsung S27D590 (5ms). 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.

Only one HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the DELL P2714H is one, but the Samsung S27D590 only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL P2714H does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Asus MX279H and the Samsung S27D590 do. Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

13W higher power consumption (max) Edit
DELL P2714H is 43W maximum power consumption, but the Samsung S27D590 is a 30W maximum power consumption PC monitor (13W lower).
Heavier Edit
The DELL P2714H is a 4.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 640g lighter than the Asus MX279H (4.4kg) and 200g heavier than the Samsung S27D590 (4.4kg).
$11 more expensive
The DELL P2714H is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $10.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 shops sells the DELL P2714H, however 5 retailers sell the Asus MX279H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three months older
The DELL P2714H is older than the Samsung S27D590 by three months.
5 Reasons Against
$290 more expensive
The Samsung S27D590 is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $290 and more expensive than the DELL P2714H by $279.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Samsung S27D590, however 5 stores sell the Asus MX279H and 2 retailers sell the DELL P2714H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
4% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Samsung S27D590 costs $28.75 to run which is $1.19 more to run than the DELL P2714H. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Samsung S27D590 ranks No. 6602 by sales volume, but the Asus MX279H ranks No. 3986.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung S27D590 has received 4 awards, 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
No awards found 4 Awards
3dnews.ru: Innovative Design
gagadget.com: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

50 months Ago 36 months Ago 34 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 $ 26.20
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 27.56
Purchase price $ 249.99
Total cost of ownership $ 277.55
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 27.39
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 28.75
Purchase price $ 529.00
Total cost of ownership $ 557.75
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data 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.
0.18T
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.
0.19T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.19 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" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
BEST
Product Type
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
 PC monitor
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 81
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.1 x 0.1 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm 68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
8ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output
DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 Unknown - Click to provide data -1 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
37W 22W
BEST
23W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 44kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 43W 30W
BEST
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 90 5 - 95
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60 -20 - 45
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40 10 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg 9.9kg 6.8kg
BEST
Package Height
537mm Unknown - Click to provide data 132mm
BEST
Package Depth
114mm
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 439mm
Package Width
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data 689mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 5kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 424mm
BEST
465mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 204mm 169.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 641.4mm 619.5mm
BEST
Weight
5.2kg 4.6kg 4.4kg
BEST
Height
441.3mm 379.9mm 388.6mm
Depth
225.2mm 46.1mm 58.5mm
Width
622.6mm 641.4mm 619.5mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
 Digital

Technical Details

Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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