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Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E390H

Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E390H

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Asus MX279H
Samsung S27E390H

Top Prices

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eBay
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Standard delivery: $7.41
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S27E390H only has one HDMI port.
Cheaper by $49
The Asus MX279H costs $49.01 less than the Samsung S27E390H.
11 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
A bit better user reviews
Based on 283 user reviews, the average review score of the Asus MX279H is 88%, however the average rating of the Samsung S27E390H is 87% (based on 6 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E390H 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.

31% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung S27E390H only costs $51.49 to run but the Asus MX279H costs $74.41 to run (45% more). Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5ms, but the Samsung S27E390H 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.

Older by over two years
The Asus MX279H is two years older than the Samsung S27E390H.
$22.92 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the Asus MX279H are $74.41 which is $22.92 more than the Samsung S27E390H. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX279H only has two HDMI ports.
More expensive by $49
The Samsung S27E390H is $49.01 more expensive than the Asus MX279H.
Less retailers
The Samsung S27E390H is only stocked by 2 shops, whereas the Asus MX279H is stocked by 13 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
User review Rating is moderately Worse
The Samsung S27E390H's average user score is 87%, however the Asus MX279H's is 88% (based on 283 reviews).

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

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

55 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 74.41
Electricity cost - standby $ -
Total running cost $ 74.41
Purchase price $ 199.99
Total cost of ownership $ 274.40
Details
Electricity cost - switched on $ 50.28
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.21
Total running cost $ 51.49
Purchase price $ 249.00
Total cost of ownership $ 300.49
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Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 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"
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)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
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 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
BEST
68.5cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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 240

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 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 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & 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

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W
BEST
17.8W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
37W 25W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29W
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 6.6kg
BEST
Package Height
537mm 140mm
BEST
Package Depth
114mm
BEST
442mm
Package Width
700mm
BEST
703mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 452.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 181.9mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 626mm
Weight
5.2kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height
441.3mm 377.2mm
Depth
225.2mm 70.8mm
Width
622.6mm 626mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm
No Flickering
Unknown - Click to provide data
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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