Acer B286HK vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer B286HK
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Acer B286HK has a response time of 1ms, however the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

8% lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 0.4W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.03W lower than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 66kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 25kWh lower than the HP ENVY 34 (91kWh).
Cheaper by £362
The Acer B286HK is £362 cheaper than the HP ENVY 34.
Cheaper to run by £36.74
Over five years the Acer B286HK is £36.74 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Acer B286HK has an energy efficiency rating of "C", whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
6 Reasons For
18% bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 6" bigger than the Acer B286HK (34"). 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.

18% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 15.26cm bigger than the Acer B286HK (86.36cm).
15% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Acer B286HK (350 cd/m²).
One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer B286HK only has one HDMI port.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The HP ENVY 34 has an energy efficiency rating of "C", however the Acer B286HK has a rating of "C".
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 87% based on 3 reviews, however the average rating of the Acer B286HK is 72% (based on 60 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
6" smaller screen size Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 28" PC monitor. That's 6" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (34"). 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.

15.26cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 71.1cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 15.26cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer B286HK is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer B286HK is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
Older by four months
The Acer B286HK is four months older than the HP ENVY 34.
User review Rating is considerably Worse
The average user rating of the Acer B286HK is only 72%, whereas the average user rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 87% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Hugely slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, but the Acer B286HK is a 1ms response time PC monitor (13ms 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.

7% higher power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.03W higher than the Acer B286HK (0.43W).
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 25kWh higher than the Acer B286HK (91kWh).
More expensive by £362
The HP ENVY 34 is £362 more expensive than the Acer B286HK.
Higher running costs over five years by £36.74
The HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run which is £36.74 more to run than the Acer B286HK over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com: Recommended Product
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomsguide.com: Editor's Choice
3 Awards
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved
tomshw.it: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 62.49
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 65.53
Purchase price £ 337.97
Total cost of ownership £ 403.50
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.35
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.92
Total running cost £ 102.27
Purchase price £ 699.97
Total cost of ownership £ 802.24
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.51T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
28" 34"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 3440 x 1440
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
71.1cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Grey
 Grey

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
 Ethernet LAN port
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi
 WiFi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
Power Consumption When Off
0.4W
BEST
0.43W
Typical Power Consumption
39W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
66kWh
BEST
91kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
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
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 477.1mm
Depth With Stand
247.2mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width With Stand
658.7mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height
381.9mm 374.1mm
Depth
64.5mm 93.9mm
Width
658.7mm 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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