Acer G246HY vs Asus MX239H

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Acer G246HY
Asus MX239H

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
4% bigger screen size Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.8" bigger than the Asus MX239H (23"). 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.

Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 60.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.1cm bigger than the Asus MX239H (58.4cm).
400g lighter Edit
The Acer G246HY has a weight of 3.3kg, whereas the Asus MX239H is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (400g heavier).
2% shorter Edit
Acer G246HY is 387mm tall. That's 5.2mm shorter than the Asus MX239H (392.2mm).
Shallower Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 32mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX239H is a 207.2mm deep PC monitor (175.2mm deeper).
Cheaper by £1
The Acer G246HY is £1.09 cheaper than the Asus MX239H.
12 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Asus MX239H has an HDCP, however the Acer G246HY does not have an HDCP.
16.77M more display colour count Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 16.77M display colours PC monitor, whereas the Acer G246HY is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (16.77M less).
Vastly wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus MX239H has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, however the Acer G246HY is only a unknown° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (178° narrower).
Vastly wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 178° wider than the Acer G246HY (178°).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX239H has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer G246HY 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX239H has two HDMI ports, however the Acer G246HY only has one HDMI port.
6W higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 6W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 6W higher than the Acer G246HY (6W). 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.

Eight times lower power consumption when off Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 4W lower than the Acer G246HY (0.5W).
6% narrower Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 522.2mm wide PC monitor. That's 30.8mm narrower than the Acer G246HY (522.2mm).
54 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
30% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus MX239H only costs £55.92 to run but the Acer G246HY costs £79.51 to run (42% more). Read more
Marginally better user reviews
Based on 244 reviews, the average user review score of the Asus MX239H is 91%, however the average rating of the Acer G246HY is 88% (based on 44 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Acer G246HY does not have an HDCP, however the Asus MX239H has an HDCP.
17% slower response time Edit
The Acer G246HY has a response time of 6ms, however 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer G246HY is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX239H only has two HDMI ports.
89% higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 4.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 4W higher than the Asus MX239H (0.5W).
Wider Edit
Acer G246HY is 553mm wide. That's 30.8mm wider than the Asus MX239H (522.2mm).
Fewer sellers
The Acer G246HY is only stocked by 1 seller, but the Asus MX239H is stocked by 55 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £23.59
The running costs of the Acer G246HY are £79.51 which is £23.59 more than the Asus MX239H over five years. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The average user rating of the Acer G246HY is 88%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus MX239H is 91% (based on 244 reviews).
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 23" PC monitor. That's 0.8" smaller than the Acer G246HY (23"). 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.

4% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 58.4cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.1cm smaller than the Acer G246HY (58.4cm).
11% heavier Edit
The Asus MX239H has a weight of 3.7kg, however the Acer G246HY is a 3.3kg weight PC monitor (400g lighter).
Taller Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 392.2mm tall PC monitor. That's 5.2mm taller than the Acer G246HY (392.2mm).
175.2mm deeper Edit
The Asus MX239H has a depth of 207.2mm, however the Acer G246HY is a 32mm deep PC monitor (175.2mm shallower).
More expensive by £1
The Asus MX239H is £1.09 more expensive than the Acer G246HY.
Older by over two years
The Asus MX239H is two years older than the Acer G246HY.

Awards

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

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 50 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 49.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 29.84
Total running cost £ 79.51
Purchase price £ 153.91
Total cost of ownership £ 233.42
Details
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
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
23.8"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
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
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 83
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 83
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2652 x 0.2652
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Diagonal
60.5cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

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 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
4.5W 0.5W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
31W
BEST
33W
Standby Power Consumption
4.9W 0.5W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
36kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 110 - 240
 110 - 240
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 472mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 131mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 615mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
387mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
169mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
553mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
387mm
BEST
392.2mm
Depth
32mm
BEST
207.2mm
Width
553mm 522.2mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

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