Asus MX239H vs Asus PB238

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Asus MX239H
Asus PB238

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Asus MX239H has a response time of 5ms, whereas the Asus PB238 is a 6ms 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.

Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the Asus PB238 (4W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Hugely lighter Edit
The Asus MX239H has a weight of 3.7kg, but the Asus PB238 is a 5.9kg weight PC monitor (2.2kg heavier).
Narrower Edit
The Asus MX239H has a width of 522.2mm. That's 26.8mm narrower than the Asus PB238 (549mm).
Cheaper by £15
The Asus MX239H costs £155.00, whereas the Asus PB238 is £169.77.
54 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
5 Reasons For
22% shorter Edit
The Asus PB238 has a height of 323.7mm. That's 68.5mm shorter than the Asus MX239H (323.7mm).
3x shallower Edit
Asus PB238 is 57.6mm deep, but the Asus MX239H is a 207.2mm deep PC monitor (149.6mm deeper).
£20.67 cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus PB238 is £20.67 cheaper to run than the Asus MX239H. Read more
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Asus PB238 is 83% based on 2 reviews, but the average rating of the Asus MX239H is 77% (based on 6 reviews).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Asus PB238 is 100% based on 1 review, but the average rating of the Asus MX239H is 91% (based on 244 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
18% taller Edit
The Asus MX239H has a height of 392.2mm. That's 68.5mm taller than the Asus PB238 (323.7mm).
Hugely deeper Edit
Asus MX239H is 207.2mm deep, but the Asus PB238 is a 57.6mm deep PC monitor (149.6mm shallower).
Older by one year
The Asus MX239H is one year older than the Asus PB238.
Higher running costs over five years by £20.67
Over five years the running costs of the Asus MX239H are £55.92 which is £20.67 more than the Asus PB238. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The Asus MX239H only has an average expert score of 77%, but the Asus PB238 has an average expert rating of 83% (based on 2 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Asus MX239H has an average user score of 91%, but the Asus PB238 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Asus PB238 has a response time of 6ms, whereas the Asus MX239H is a 5ms 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.

Lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus PB238 is a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W lower than the Asus MX239H (4W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

A lot heavier Edit
The Asus PB238 has a weight of 5.9kg, but the Asus MX239H is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (2.2kg lighter).
Wider Edit
The Asus PB238 has a width of 549mm. That's 26.8mm wider than the Asus MX239H (549mm).
More expensive by £15
The Asus PB238 is £14.77 more expensive than the Asus MX239H.
Not as many stockists
The Asus PB238 is only stocked by 4 stores, however the Asus MX239H is stocked by 58 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.

Awards

2 Awards
hardwaremx.com: Gold Award
maxit.com.my: Design Award
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

50 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 52.88
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 55.92
Purchase price £ 155.00
Total cost of ownership £ 210.92
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 35.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 35.25
Purchase price £ 169.77
Total cost of ownership £ 205.02
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23" 23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
 SRGB display feature
 SRGB display feature
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
28 - 83 24 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 75 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
28 - 83 24 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.2652 x 0.2652 0.2652 x 0.2652
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Display Diagonal
58.4cm 58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W
BEST
4W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 Windows 7 Starter
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 7 Ultimate
 Windows 7 Starter x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic x64
 Windows 7 Home Premium
 Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 Windows 7 Professional
 Windows 7 Professional x64
 Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display

Power

Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
33W 22W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 110 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
472mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
131mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
615mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 323.7mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 244.5mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 549mm
Weight
3.7kg
BEST
5.9kg
Height
392.2mm 323.7mm
BEST
Depth
207.2mm 57.6mm
BEST
Width
522.2mm
BEST
549mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI
 VGA
 AC
 USB
 DVI
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions With Stand
522.2 x 207.2 x 392.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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