Asus PB238 vs Samsung S23C450D
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Asus PB238

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

Asus PB238

$211.99
$23.99
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and affordable 23" PC monitor, with very low running costs and great features
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Nov 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2013
Samsung S23C450D

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 23" PC monitor
77
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$51 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega Contrast No Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D No
Release Date Dec 2012
Asus PB238

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score

Asus PB238

$211.99
$23.99
Our Verdict:
A critically acclaimed and affordable 23" PC monitor, with very low running costs and great features
89
Reviews
3 Reviews
92
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Nov 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 50000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2013
Samsung S23C450D

68

Overall Score

68

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A good spec and economical to run 23" PC monitor
77
Features
Good Features
77
Running Costs
$51 Over 5 Years
68
Overall Score
Good
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Mega Contrast No Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Mega Contrast
3D No
Release Date Dec 2012

Top Prices

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Amazon US
ASUS PB238Q 23" Full HD 1920x1080 IPS DisplayPort HDMI DVI VGA USB Monitor
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$206.00
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ASUS PB238Q 23" Widescreen LED Backlit IPS LCD Monitor
$211.99
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Asus - 23" IPS LCD HD Monitor - Black PB238Q
$229.99
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Asus PB238Q 23 LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 6 ms
$235.99
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Asus PB238Q 23" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$237.96
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ASUS PB238Q 23" LED Monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$239.55
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Asus PB238Q 23" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$240.78
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ASUS PB238Q 23" Full HD 1920x1080 IPS DisplayPort HDMI DVI VGA USB Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$241.12
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ASUS PB238Q 23" Full HD 1920x1080 IPS DisplayPort HDMI DVI VGA USB Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$252.77
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Asus Pb238q 23 Led Lcd Monitor - 16_9 - 6 Ms (Brand new, unopened)
$261.15
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ASUS PB238Q LED monitor - 23inch - 1920 x 1080 FullHD - IPS - 250 cd/m2 - - 6 - (Brand new, unopened)
$325.59
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ASUS PB238Q 23" Full HD IPS Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$553.91
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Asus PB238Q 23" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 - 6 ms (Brand new, unopened) - on
$242.68
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NEW ASUS PB238Q Widescreen LCD Monitor 23-in 23in LED (Brand new, unopened) - on
$248.98
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Asus PB238Q 23inch Widescreen 6ms 80,000,000:1 VGA/DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort/USB (Brand new, unopened) - on
$262.49
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ASUS PB238Q 23" Full HD IPS Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened) - on
$263.16
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ASUS PB238Q 23" 1080p 6ms LED IPS Monitor with VGA/DVI/HDMI/DiplayPort Inputs (Brand new, unopened) - on
$268.81
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NEW ASUS PB238Q Asus 23" LED LCD Monitor - 16_9 6 ms Adjustable Display Angle (Brand new, unopened) - on
$290.82
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Reasons For

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
5 Reasons For
18° Wider Vertical Viewing Angle
The Asus PB238 has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, whereas the Samsung S23C450D is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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5% Wider Horizontal Viewing Angle
The Asus PB238 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Samsung S23C450D (170°).

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus PB238 has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Samsung S23C450D does not have a built-in speaker(s).

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

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Cheaper to Run by $5 Over Five Years
Over five years the Asus PB238 is $5 cheaper to run than the Samsung S23C450D.
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Better Brand
Asus PC monitors have an average rating of 88.2%, but Samsung has an average rating of 83.5%.
1 Reason For
20% Faster Response Time
The Samsung S23C450D has a response time of 5ms, however the Asus PB238 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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Reasons Against

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
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Reviews & Awards

Average Expert Rating

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
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

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
No reviews found

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 PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Asus

88

88

Based on 43,287 reviews
Samsung

83

83

Based on 8,957 reviews

Date Released

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
52 months old Best 62 months old

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.

Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the screen can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle dictates the maximum angle at which the monitor can be properly viewed.

A larger viewing angle means that the monitor can be watched from many different parts of a room successfully. Conversely, a very small viewing angle means you would effectively have to sit directly in front of the monitor to be able to view the screen successfully.

Built-in Speaker(s)

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Best
Yes
No

Width

Energy Efficiency

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 PB238
Asus
PB238
7 trees 0.28 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Samsung S23C450D
Samsung
S23C450D
8 trees 0.31 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Display Diagonal 23" 23"
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 6ms 5ms
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
BEST
170°
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)
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 Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 286.74mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 509.76mm
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count 16.77M 16.77M
Display Diagonal (metric) 58.4cm
BEST
58.42cm
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 250 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
USB 2.0 Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port 1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
DVI Port 1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Speaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Cable Length Unknown - Click to provide data 1.5m
Pivot Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Tilt Angle
Swivel Angle Range Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Typical Power Consumption 22W
BEST
24W
Standby Power Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1W
 
 
 
Packaging Data Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 6kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 185mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 396mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 620mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Weight With Stand 8kg 4.6kg
BEST
Height (with Stand) 323.7mm
BEST
344.65mm
Depth (with Stand) 244.5mm 224mm
BEST
Width (with Stand) 549mm 542.9mm
BEST
Weight 5.9kg 2.9kg
BEST
Height 323.7mm 321.4mm
Depth 57.6mm 55.45mm
Width 549mm 542.9mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus PB238 Samsung S23C450D
Cables Included
VGA DVI
 VGA
 DVI
VGA DVI
 VGA
 DVI

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