Asus MX279H vs Samsung S27E390H
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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
Samsung S27E390H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and positively reviewed 27" PC monitor, with good features
97
Reviews
6 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$28 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 4ms Feb 2015 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 4ms
Release Date Feb 2015
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
Samsung S27E390H

75

Overall Score

75

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and positively reviewed 27" PC monitor, with good features
97
Reviews
6 Reviews
79
Features
Good Features
93
Running Costs
$28 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 4ms Feb 2015 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Response Time 4ms
Release Date Feb 2015
Energy Efficiency A

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Reasons For

Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
2 Reasons For
One More HDMI Port
The Asus MX279H has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S27E390H 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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Better Brand
Asus PC monitors have an average rating of 88.2%, whereas Samsung has an average rating of 83.5%.
3 Reasons For
Faster Response Time
The Samsung S27E390H has a response time of 4ms, but the Asus MX279H is a 5ms 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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65% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Samsung S27E390H only costs $29 to run but the Asus MX279H costs $82 to run (186% more).
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Moderately Better User Reviews
The Samsung S27E390H has an average user review score of 93%, however the Asus MX279H has an average rating of 91% (based on 856 reviews).

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
11 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 technolabs.net: Editor's Choice technopat.net: Editor's Choice uk.hardware.info: Silver xfastest.com: Innovation Award
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Average Expert Rating

Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Best
5 stars
9 reviews
4 stars
7 reviews
3 stars
2 reviews
2 stars
1 review
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

Average User Rating

The Samsung S27E390H has better user reviews than the Asus MX279H. The average user reviews score for the Samsung S27E390H is 93% based on 6 reviews, where as the average score for the Asus MX279H is 91% based on 856 reviews.
Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
5 stars
635 reviews
4 stars
141 reviews
3 stars
31 reviews
2 stars
22 reviews
1 star
27 reviews
Best
5 stars
4 reviews
4 stars
2 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than Samsung. The average brand rating for Asus is 88.19% based on 43,287 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Samsung is 83.48% based on 8,957 reviews.
Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Asus

88

88

Based on 43,287 reviews
Samsung

83

83

Based on 8,957 reviews

Date Released

Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
64 months old 36 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 Samsung S27E390H
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
Samsung S27E390H
Samsung
S27E390H
4 trees 0.17 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
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 4ms
BEST
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
 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
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) 68.6cm
BEST
68.5cm
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 300 Cd/m²
BEST
Display Brightness (min) Unknown - Click to provide data 240 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
HDMI Port 2
BEST
1
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
DVI Port
 
 
 
Multimedia Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Speaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Tilt Angle
 
 
 
Power Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Typical Power Consumption 37W 25W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption (PowerSave) 0.5W
BEST
17.8W
Power Consumption (off) 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Maximum Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 29W
Power Consumption (DPMS) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Package Weight 8kg 6.6kg
BEST
Package Height 537mm 140mm
BEST
Package Depth 114mm
BEST
442mm
Package Width 700mm
BEST
703mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
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 Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Cables Included
VGA
 VGA
VGA
 VGA
 
 
 
Technical Details Asus MX279H Samsung S27E390H
Active Display Area (W X H)
597.9 x 336.3
 597.9 x 336.3
597.9 x 336.3
 597.9 x 336.3
Samsung Magic Function Unknown - Click to provide data

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