Asus VX279 vs HP ENVY 34

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Asus VX279
HP ENVY 34

Top Prices

Server Case UK
Out of stock
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
John Lewis
FREE Standard delivery
In stock (62 available)
PC World
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In stock (20 available)
Microsoft Store UK
Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
2x faster response time Edit
The Asus VX279 has a response time of 5ms, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (9ms 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.

3.4kg lighter Edit
The Asus VX279 has a weight of 4.6kg, however the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (3.4kg heavier).
25% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus VX279 only costs £76.75 to run but the HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run (33% more). Read more
One more awards
The Asus VX279 has 2 awards from expert review sites, whereas the HP ENVY 34 has 1 award.
Moderately better user reviews
Based on 71 user reviews, the average review score of the Asus VX279 is 84%, however the average rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
6 Reasons For
7" bigger screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a screen size of 34", whereas the Asus VX279 is only a 27" PC monitor (7" 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.

17.76cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display diagonal of 86.36cm, whereas the Asus VX279 is only a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (17.76cm smaller).
A lot brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², whereas the Asus VX279 is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
17% lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a power consumption when off of 0.43W, however the Asus VX279 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.07W higher).
Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 3 reviews, the HP ENVY 34 has an average expert review score of 90%, whereas the Asus VX279 has an average rating of 80% (based on 10 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Asus VX279 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 7" 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.

26% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VX279 is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 17.76cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus VX279 is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VX279 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Less retailers
The Asus VX279 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 12 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Expert review Rating is much Worse
The Asus VX279's average expert score is 80%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 90% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor. That's 9ms slower than the Asus VX279 (14ms). 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.

Heavier Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor. That's 3.4kg heavier than the Asus VX279 (8kg).
33% higher running costs over five years
The HP ENVY 34 costs £102.27 to run which is £25.52 more to run than the Asus VX279 over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the HP ENVY 34 has received 1 award, the Asus VX279 has received 2 awards.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the HP ENVY 34 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus VX279 is 84% (based on 71 reviews).

Awards

2 Awards
overclock3d.net: Gold Award
thepcenthusiast.com: Highly Recommended
1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 73.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 76.75
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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
27" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.232 x 0.232
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
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
Headphone Out Port
 Headphone out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 White
 White

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 - 20 -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
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
BEST
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
46W
BEST
62W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
680mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
119mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
550mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height With Stand
441mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth With Stand
210.1mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width With Stand
622.6mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
4.6kg
BEST
8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 374.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 93.9mm
Width
622.6mm 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 VGA
 DVI
BEST
 VGA
 DVI
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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