Asus MX259 vs Samsung S24D30

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Asus MX259
Samsung S24D30

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 25" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the Samsung S24D30 (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.

11% wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus MX259 has a vertical viewing angle of 178°, however the Samsung S24D30 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Samsung S24D30 (170°).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX259 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S24D30 only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker, however the Samsung S24D30 does not. 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.

31 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.
5 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, but the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Lower power consumption when off Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 0.01W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.49W lower than the Asus MX259 (0.01W).
1.5kg lighter Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a weight of 2.8kg, however the Asus MX259 is a 4.3kg weight PC monitor (1.5kg heavier).
2% narrower Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 569mm wide PC monitor. That's 9mm narrower than the Asus MX259 (569mm).
45% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £30.67 to run but the Asus MX259 costs £56.08 to run (83% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
3ms slower response time Edit
The Asus MX259 has a response time of 5ms, but the Samsung S24D30 is a 2ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.49W higher than the Samsung S24D30 (0.01W).
1.5kg heavier Edit
The Asus MX259 has a weight of 4.3kg, however the Samsung S24D30 is a 2.8kg weight PC monitor (1.5kg lighter).
2% wider Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 578mm wide PC monitor. That's 9mm wider than the Samsung S24D30 (569mm).
£25.41 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus MX259 costs £56.08 to run which is £25.41 more to run than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung S24D30 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.

12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, however the Asus MX259 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Asus MX259 (170°).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX259 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Samsung S24D30 does not have a built-in speaker, but the Asus MX259 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.

Less retailers
The Samsung S24D30 is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the Asus MX259 is stocked by 32 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.
Older by eleven months
The Samsung S24D30 is eleven months older than the Asus MX259.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

24 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.08
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.08
Purchase price £ 118.46
Total cost of ownership £ 174.54
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 28.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 30.67

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.
0.15T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.15 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
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
BEST
170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 2ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC Power in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC power in port

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64

Thin Client

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

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
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
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.01W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
35W 18W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
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
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg 4.4kg
BEST
Packaging Height
117mm
BEST
408mm
Packaging Depth
496mm 111mm
BEST
Packaging Width
659mm 635mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.3kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height With Stand
224mm
BEST
417.2mm
Depth With Stand
414mm 197mm
BEST
Width With Stand
578mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 342.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 53.9mm
Width
578mm 569mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 VGA
 VGA
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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