Acer XB241H vs Asus VG278HV
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Acer XB241HvsAsus VG278HV

Acer XB241H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Acer XB241H

$329.99
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very economical to run 24" PC monitor, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
95
Reviews
13 Reviews + 1 Award
58
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 1ms Jul 2016 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 1ms
Release Date Jul 2016
Energy Efficiency C
Asus VG278HV

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

Asus VG278HV

$289.99
$100.09
Our Verdict:
A best selling and award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
95
Reviews
17 Reviews + 1 Award
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Oct 2015
Acer XB241H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score

Acer XB241H

$329.99
Our Verdict:
An award winning and very economical to run 24" PC monitor, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
95
Reviews
13 Reviews + 1 Award
58
Value for Money
Average
79
Features
Good Features
87
Running Costs
$41 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
24" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 1ms Jul 2016 C
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 24"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 1ms
Release Date Jul 2016
Energy Efficiency C
Asus VG278HV

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

Asus VG278HV

$289.99
$100.09
Our Verdict:
A best selling and award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with low running costs but representing only average value for money
95
Reviews
17 Reviews + 1 Award
58
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$69 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Oct 2015

Top Prices

Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Electronic Express Store
ACER XB241H 24" Predator NVIDIA G-Sync Full HD Gaming Monitor #XB241H (Brand new, unopened) - on
$329.99
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Acer Predator XB241H 24" TN 1920 x 1080 Full HD G-Sync Black/Red LED Gaming Moni (Brand new, unopened) - on
$339.99
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Acer Online Store
$349.99
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Acer Predator XB241H bmipr 24-inch Full HD 1920x1080 NVIDIA G-Sync Display, (Brand new, unopened)
$386.69
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$386.70
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Acer Predator XB241H bmipr 24-inch Full HD 1920x1080 NVIDIA G-Sync Display, 144H (Brand new, unopened)
$395.99
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$289.99
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor
$349.00
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$698.00
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$390.08
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$393.60
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor 27-Inch (Brand new, unopened)
$398.05
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$398.72
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$409.39
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$410.50
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$428.54
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ASUS VG278HV 27inch Full HD 1920x1080 Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$438.90
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Reasons For

Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
2 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $28 Over Five Years
The Acer XB241H is $28 cheaper to run than the Asus VG278HV over five years.
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User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Based on 9 reviews, the average user review score of the Acer XB241H is 96%, whereas the average rating of the Asus VG278HV is 78% (based on 11 reviews).
6 Reasons For
3" Bigger Display Diagonal
The Asus VG278HV is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Acer XB241H (24").

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

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Cheaper by $40
The Asus VG278HV is $40 cheaper than the Acer XB241H.
More Popular
The Asus VG278HV is a more popular choice amongst buyers.
Better Expert Reviews
The Asus VG278HV has an average expert review score of 91% based on 3 reviews, whereas the Acer XB241H has an average rating of 85% (based on 5 reviews).
Better Brand
Asus PC monitors have an average rating of 87.1%, but Acer has an average rating of 84.4%.
Better Monitornerds.com Review Score
Monitornerds.com gave the Asus VG278HV a review score of 92%, but the rating of the Acer XB241H was only 88% from the same site.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

The Acer XB241H and the Asus VG278HV both have 1 award. Compare all award winning PC monitors.
Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
1 Award
kitguru.net: Worth Considering
1 Award
madboxpc.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

The Asus VG278HV has better expert reviews than the Acer XB241H. The average expert reviews score for the Asus VG278HV is 91% based on 3 reviews, where as the average score for the Acer XB241H is 85% based on 5 reviews.
Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
5 stars
3 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Acer XB241H has better user reviews than the Asus VG278HV. The average user reviews score for the Acer XB241H is 96% based on 9 reviews, where as the average score for the Asus VG278HV is 78% based on 11 reviews.
Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Best
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
7 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
2 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Asus is 87.13% based on 41,534 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 84.35% based on 10,539 reviews.
Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Acer

84

84

Based on 10,539 reviews
Asus

87

87

Based on 41,534 reviews

Monitornerds.com Review Score

Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
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With the gaming industry at its peak, high performing monitors have become as important as having a blazing fast graphics card. Having a perfectly working match of these two improves the gaming experience by eliminating issues such as screen teari......
If you are serious about gaming and looking for a good budget friendly full HD monitor, the Acer XB241H is definitely recommended. It comes packed with amazing features such as an amazing refresh rate that can be overclocked to 180hz, G-Sync technolo...
Nov 2016
Best
Monitornerds.com logo
Price: ~ $460Size: 27.?Max Resolution: 1920 x 1080Display Type: LED ? litPanel Type: TNRefresh Rate: 144 HzAsus has become a juggernaut in PC Hardware over the past decades, and their monitors are nothing to laugh at. While the......
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Apr 2016

Date Released

Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
19 months old Best 28 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer XB241H
Acer
XB241H
6 trees 0.24 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Asus VG278HV
Asus
VG278HV
10 trees 0.4 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Display Diagonal 24" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
50000000:1
 50000000:1
50000000:1
 50000000:1
Response Time 1ms 1ms
Vertical Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
50000000:1
 50000000:1
50000000:1
 50000000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal (metric) 61cm 68.6cm
BEST
Display Brightness 350 Cd/m²
BEST
300 Cd/m²
Color Gamut Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
HDMI Port 1 1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port 1
BEST
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Speaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Loudspeaker Unknown - Click to provide data 2
 
 
 
Ergonomics Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Height Adjustment 150mm
BEST
100mm
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 10
 
 
 
Power Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Energy Efficiency Class
C
 C
C
 C
Typical Power Consumption 28W
BEST
29.5W
Standby Power Consumption 0.5W
BEST
1W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) Unknown - Click to provide data 1W
Power Consumption (off) 0.45W
BEST
1W
Annual Energy Consumption 52kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (average) Unknown - Click to provide data 29.5W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 11kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 560mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 176mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 732mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Weight With Stand 6.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand) 542mm 437.8mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 268mm 249.7mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 566.9mm
BEST
643mm
Weight 3.9kg
BEST
8.2kg
Height 336mm 385.6mm
Depth 60.7mm 59.5mm
Width 569mm 643mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer XB241H Asus VG278HV
Cables Included
HDMI DisplayPort
VGA
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 VGA
HDMI DisplayPort
VGA
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 VGA

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