Asus MX279H vs DELL S2715H
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Asus MX279HvsDELL S2715H

Asus MX279H

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning 27" PC screen, with OK running costs
94
Reviews
953 Reviews + 11 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$79 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 80000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2012
DELL S2715H

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

DELL S2715H

$272.00
Our Verdict:
An amazingly economical to run and positively reviewed 27" PC display, with very good features and a very good price
96
Reviews
228 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$20 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8000000:1 No May 2017 A+
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 8000000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2017
Energy Efficiency A+
Asus MX279H

73

Overall Score

73

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and multi award winning 27" PC screen, with OK running costs
94
Reviews
953 Reviews + 11 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
68
Running Costs
$79 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 80000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2012
DELL S2715H

86

Overall Score

86

Overall Score

DELL S2715H

$272.00
Our Verdict:
An amazingly economical to run and positively reviewed 27" PC display, with very good features and a very good price
96
Reviews
228 Reviews
90
Value for Money
Excellent
82
Features
Fully-Featured
98
Running Costs
$20 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 8000000:1 No May 2017 A+
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 8000000:1
3D No
Release Date May 2017
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
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Dell S2715H 27" Widescreen LED Backlit IPS Monitor (Black)
$272.00
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Dell Professional S2715H 27 LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 6 ms
$278.99
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DELL S Series S2715H
Out of stock
$299.90
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DELL 210-ADJE - Dell S2715H 27 LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 6 ms - 1920 x 1080 - 16
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$496.50
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Dell S2715H Black 27" 6ms HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD Monitor IPS 250 cd/m (Brand new, unopened)
$314.95
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27" Dell S2715H Full HD Widescreen Monitor with LED NEW NEW NEW (Brand new, unopened)
$335.46
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NEW Dell S2715H 27" 1920x1080 LED (Brand new, unopened) - on
$314.98
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Dell S2715H 27" 1080p 6ms LED LCD Monitor w/ VGA & HDMI Inputs (Brand new, unopened) - on
$334.11
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$339.00
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New DELL S2715H 27" 1920x1080 LED (Brand new, unopened) - on
$352.76
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Reasons For

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
3 Reasons For
1ms Faster Response Time
The Asus MX279H has a response time of 5ms, whereas the DELL S2715H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower).

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.

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One More HDMI Port
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus MX279H is two, but the DELL S2715H only has one HDMI port.

This indicates the number of HDMI ports the monitor has.

More HDMI ports means that you can plug in more devices (computer, games console, DVD player, etc) to the screen at once.

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Slightly Better User Reviews
Based on 844 reviews, the Asus MX279H has an average user review score of 92%, but the DELL S2715H has an average rating of 90% (based on 212 reviews).
2 Reasons For
Cheaper to Run by $61 Over Five Years
Over five years the DELL S2715H only costs $21 to run however the Asus MX279H costs $82 to run (297% more).
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Better Brand
DELL PC monitors have an average rating of 89.5%, but Asus has an average rating of 88.2%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
12 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star altomdata.dk: Recommended dgl.ru: Recommended ferra.ru: Recommended gamezoom.net: Gold Award hardware.info: Silver Award hardwaremx.com: Editor's Choice techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice technolabs.net: Editor's Choice technopat.net: Editor's Choice uk.hardware.info: Silver xfastest.com: Innovation Award
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Asus MX279H has better user reviews than the DELL S2715H. The average user reviews score for the Asus MX279H is 92% based on 844 reviews, where as the average score for the DELL S2715H is 90% based on 212 reviews.
Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Best
5 stars
627 reviews
4 stars
145 reviews
3 stars
30 reviews
2 stars
19 reviews
1 star
23 reviews
5 stars
149 reviews
4 stars
43 reviews
3 stars
9 reviews
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
8 reviews

Average Brand Rating

DELL has a better average brand rating than Asus. The average brand rating for DELL is 89.51% based on 17,922 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Asus is 88.19% based on 43,287 reviews.
Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Asus

88

88

Based on 43,287 reviews
DELL

90

90

Based on 17,922 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

For both the DELL S2715H than the Asus MX279H the same percentage of owners recommend the product. In both cases 63.8% recommend the product, based on a total of 224 reviews for the DELL S2715H and 224 reviews for the DELL S2715H.

Date Released

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
64 months old 8 months old Best

Key Features

Response Time

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.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
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.
Asus MX279H
Asus
MX279H
12 trees 0.48 tonnes CO2
DELL S2715H
DELL
S2715H
3 trees 0.12 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Display Diagonal 27" 27"
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
80000000:1
 80000000:1
80000000:1
 80000000:1
Response Time 5ms
BEST
6ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
1000:1
 1000:1
1000:1
 1000:1
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
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 720p
480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
1080p 720p
480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 336.31mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 597.89mm
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) 68.6cm 68.6cm
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 250 Cd/m²
Color Gamut Unknown - Click to provide data 85%
SRGB Coverage (min) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Upstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
 
 
 
Multimedia Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Speaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 6W
BEST
18W
Loudspeaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Dell E-Value Code Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Typical Power Consumption 37W 17W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Input Current Unknown - Click to provide data 1.7A
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 25kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 55W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Package Weight 8kg 8.8kg
BEST
Package Height 537mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth 114mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width 700mm Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
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 Asus MX279H DELL S2715H
Cables Included
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI

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