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Asus MX279H vs DELL P2714H vs Samsung S27D590

Asus MX279H vs DELL P2714H vs Samsung S27D590

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Asus MX279H
DELL P2714H
Samsung S27D590

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Reasons For

6 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 Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus MX279H is two, and so does the Samsung S27D590, but the DELL P2714H only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus MX279H has a built-in speaker(s), but the DELL P2714H and the Samsung S27D590 do 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.

$67 cheaper
The Asus MX279H costs $232.99, whereas the DELL P2714H is $350.00 and the Samsung S27D590 is $299.99.
Available from 11 shops
The more retailers stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Seven more awards
The Asus MX279H has 10 awards, however the DELL P2714H has 4 awards and the Samsung S27D590 has 3 awards.
1 Reason For
$28.96 cheaper to run
The DELL P2714H is $28.96 cheaper to run than the Asus MX279H and $2.01 cheaper to run than the Samsung S27D590 over five years. Read more
4 Reasons For
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 Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung S27D590 is two, and so does the Asus MX279H, but the DELL P2714H only has one HDMI port.
Expert reviews are slightly better
Based on 18 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) and the DELL P2714H has an average rating of 78% (based on 21 reviews).
User reviews are slightly better
Based on 185 reviews, the Samsung S27D590 has an average user review score of 90%, but the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 88% (based on 283 reviews) and the DELL P2714H has an average rating of 86% (based on 118 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Over two years older
The Asus MX279H is older than the DELL P2714H by 23 months and older than the Samsung S27D590 by two years.
64% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the Asus MX279H are $74.41 which is $28.96 more than the DELL P2714H and $26.95 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 18 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 90% (based on 185 reviews).
9 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 port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the DELL P2714H is one, but the Samsung S27D590 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL P2714H does not have a built-in speaker(s) (As does the the Samsung S27D590), whereas the Asus MX279H does. 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.

$117 more expensive
The DELL P2714H is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $117.01 and more expensive than the Samsung S27D590 by $50.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 2 sellers sells the DELL P2714H, however 13 shops sell the Asus MX279H and 3 stores sell the Samsung S27D590. 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.
One month older
The DELL P2714H is older than the Samsung S27D590 by one month.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL P2714H has received 4 awards, the Asus MX279H has received 10 awards.
Moderately Lower expert review Score
The DELL P2714H only has an average expert rating of 78%, but the Asus MX279H has an average expert rating of 80% (based on 35 reviews) and the Samsung S27D590 has an average expert rating of 81% (based on 18 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The DELL P2714H has an average user rating of 86%, but the Asus MX279H has an average user rating of 88% (based on 283 reviews) and the Samsung S27D590 has an average user rating of 90% (based on 185 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Samsung S27D590 does not have a built-in speaker(s) (As does the the DELL P2714H), whereas the Asus MX279H does. 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.

$67 more expensive
The Samsung S27D590 is more expensive than the Asus MX279H by $67.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 stores sells the Samsung S27D590, however 13 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.
4% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Samsung S27D590 costs $47.46 to run which is $2.01 more to run than the DELL P2714H. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Samsung S27D590 has received 3 awards, the Asus MX279H has received 10 awards and the DELL P2714H has received 4 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
4 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
hothardware.com: Recommended
hwt.dk: Gold Product of the Year
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
3 Awards
gagadget.com: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
vido.com.ua: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

55 months Ago 32 months Ago 31 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 74.41
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 74.41
Purchase price $ 232.99
Total cost of ownership $ 307.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.24
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 45.45
Purchase price $ 350.00
Total cost of ownership $ 395.45
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 46.25
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 47.46
Purchase price $ 299.99
Total cost of ownership $ 347.45
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

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
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
 Matt
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
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
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
 2.0
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1 2
BEST
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
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)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver
Colour
 Silver
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 115mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 Unknown - Click to provide data -1 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
BEST
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
BEST
 Pivot
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Auto power off
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