Asus MX259 vs Viewsonic VG2439

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Asus MX259
Viewsonic VG2439

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX259 has a screen size of 25", however the Viewsonic VG2439 is only a 24" PC monitor (1" smaller). Read more

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.

A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX259 has a display diagonal of 63.5cm, however the Viewsonic VG2439 is only a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.54cm smaller).
30% faster response time Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1.5ms faster than the Viewsonic VG2439 (6.5ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Asus MX259 has two HDMI ports, however the Viewsonic VG2439 only has one HDMI port.
A lot higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus MX259 has an RMS rated audio power of 6W, whereas the Viewsonic VG2439 is only a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W lower). 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.

£8 cheaper
The Asus MX259 costs £7.95 less than the Viewsonic VG2439.
User reviews are slightly better
The Asus MX259 has an average user review score of 90% based on 128 reviews, however the Viewsonic VG2439 has an average rating of 88% (based on 5 reviews).
8 Reasons For
Larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 599.4mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 599.4mm larger than the Asus MX259 (599.4mm).
292.1mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 has a viewable height of 292.1mm, whereas the Asus MX259 is only a unknownmm viewable height PC monitor (292.1mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 520.7mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 520.7mm bigger than the Asus MX259 (520.7mm).
600g lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 has a weight of 3.7kg, whereas the Asus MX259 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (600g heavier).
4% narrower Edit
Viewsonic VG2439 is 560.3mm wide. That's 17.7mm narrower than the Asus MX259 (560.3mm).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £21.63
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2439 only costs £34.45 to run however the Asus MX259 costs £56.08 to run (63% more). Read more
Better selling
The Viewsonic VG2439 ranks No. 42479 by number of sales, whereas the Asus MX259 ranks No. 54667.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
14% heavier Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor. That's 600g heavier than the Viewsonic VG2439 (3.7kg).
A bit wider Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 578mm wide PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2439 is a 560.3mm wide PC monitor (17.7mm narrower).
Less retailers
Only 25 shops sells the Asus MX259, whereas 27 sellers sell the Viewsonic VG2439. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 63%
Over five years the Asus MX259 costs £56.08 to run which is £21.63 more to run than the Viewsonic VG2439. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Asus MX259 ranks No. 54667 by sales volume, however the Viewsonic VG2439 ranks No. 42479.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Asus MX259 (24"). Read more

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.

5% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 60.96cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.54cm smaller than the Asus MX259 (60.96cm).
24% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 has a response time of 6.5ms, however the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1.5ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX259 only has two HDMI ports.
50% lower RMS rated audio power Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 4W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 2W lower than the Asus MX259 (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.

More expensive by £8
The Viewsonic VG2439 is £7.95 more expensive than the Asus MX259.
User review Rating is a bit Worse
The average user rating of the Viewsonic VG2439 is 88%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus MX259 is 90% (based on 128 reviews).

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.08
Purchase price £ 118.81
Total cost of ownership £ 174.89
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 34.45
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 34.45
Purchase price £ 126.76
Total cost of ownership £ 161.21
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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
25"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 599.4mm
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 292.1mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6.5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
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 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
6W
BEST
4W
Loudspeaker
2 2

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
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 in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
35W 21.5W
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 36W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg
BEST
6.9kg
Packaging Height
117mm
BEST
508mm
Packaging Depth
496mm 190mm
BEST
Packaging Width
659mm 634mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.3kg
BEST
5.2kg
Height With Stand
224mm
BEST
435.2mm
Depth With Stand
414mm 239.6mm
BEST
Width With Stand
578mm 560.3mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 331.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 58.2mm
Width
578mm 560.3mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM
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