Asus MX279H vs DELL S2715H

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Asus MX279H

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5ms, whereas the DELL S2715H is a 6ms 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Asus MX279H is two, but the DELL S2715H only has one HDMI ports quantity.
4 Reasons For
67% higher RMS rated power Edit
DELL S2715H is 18W RMS rated audio power. That's 12W higher than the Asus MX279H (18W). 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 DELL S2715H supports VESA mounting, but the Asus MX279H does not support VESA mounting.
340g lighter Edit
The DELL S2715H has a weight of 4.9kg, whereas the Asus MX279H is a 5.2kg weight PC monitor (340g heavier).
Cheaper to run by $3.94
Over five years the DELL S2715H only costs $40.12 to run however the Asus MX279H costs $44.06 to run (10% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
2x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Asus MX279H has an RMS rated power of 6W. That's 12W lower than the DELL S2715H (18W). 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, but the DELL S2715H supports VESA mounting.
A bit heavier Edit
The Asus MX279H has a weight of 5.2kg, but the DELL S2715H is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor (340g lighter).
Older by over one year
The Asus MX279H is 23 months older than the DELL S2715H.
Higher running costs over five years by $3.94
Over five years the Asus MX279H costs $44.06 to run which is $3.94 more to run than the DELL S2715H. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The DELL S2715H has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus MX279H is a 5ms 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The DELL S2715H is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
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Date Released

49 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 44.06
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 44.06
Purchase price $ 239.99
Total cost of ownership $ 284.05
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 38.21
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.91
Total running cost $ 40.12

Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
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
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 336.31mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.89mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.3114 x 0.3114
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
6W 18W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 8
 Windows 7 Home Premium

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
37W 20W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 55W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg
BEST
8.8kg
Package Height
537mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
700mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 445mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 196mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 611.2mm
Weight
5.2kg 4.9kg
BEST
Height
441.3mm 361.5mm
Depth
225.2mm 46.1mm
Width
622.6mm 611.2mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 HDMI

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
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