DELL U3014 vs Viewsonic VX2770Smh

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DELL U3014
Viewsonic VX2770Smh

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
2.8" bigger screen size Edit
The DELL U3014 has a screen size of 29.8", but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only a 27" PC monitor (2.8" 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.

100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U3014 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
1ms faster response time Edit
The DELL U3014 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Viewsonic VX2770Smh (7ms). 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.

Expert reviews are a lot better
The DELL U3014 has an average expert review score of 86% based on 15 reviews, but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has an average rating of 70% (based on 17 reviews).
5 Reasons For
Built-in speaker Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a built-in speaker, whereas the DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker. Read more

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.

Cheaper by £390
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is £389.85 cheaper than the DELL U3014.
Cheaper to run by £48.07
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is £48.07 cheaper to run than the DELL U3014. Read more
One more awards
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has 5 awards from expert review sites, but the DELL U3014 has 4 awards.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is 92%, whereas the average rating of the DELL U3014 is 87% (based on 68 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a built-in speaker. Read more

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.

£390 more expensive
The DELL U3014 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VX2770Smh by £389.85.
More expensive to run over five years by 94%
The DELL U3014 costs £99.18 to run which is £48.07 more to run than the Viewsonic VX2770Smh over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U3014 has received 4 awards, the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has received 5 awards.
Lower user review Score
The DELL U3014 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has an average user rating of 92% (based on 25 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2.8" smaller screen size Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2.8" smaller than the DELL U3014 (27"). 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.

40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U3014 (250 cd/m²).
15% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a response time of 7ms, however the DELL U3014 is a 6ms 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.

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Older by seven months
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is seven months older than the DELL U3014.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The average expert rating of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U3014 is 86% (based on 15 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
itproportal.com: Best Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
ferra.ru: Best Product
thg.ru: Smart Buy
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

45 months Ago 53 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 99.18
Purchase price £ 574.80
Total cost of ownership £ 673.98
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 184.95
Total cost of ownership £ 236.06
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
29.8"
BEST
27"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 30000000:1
 30000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Glossy Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Glossy display
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
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
Viewable Height
400.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
641.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.25 x 0.25 0.3114 x 0.3114
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
75.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
 Audio output port
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating system
Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Input Current
1.8A Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
60W 30W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
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

Operating Altitude
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 5 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
13.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5kg
Height With Stand
572.7mm 459mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
201.4mm 193mm
BEST
Width With Stand
689.7mm 622mm
BEST
Weight
10.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
449.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
61mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
689.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included

Other Features

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Product Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
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