DELL S2716DG vs DELL U2715H

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DELL S2716DG
DELL U2715H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
5x faster response time Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a response time of 1ms, however the DELL U2715H is a 6ms response time PC monitor (5ms 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.

510g lighter Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a weight of 4.4kg, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor (510g heavier).
Cheaper by £8
The DELL S2716DG is £7.97 cheaper than the DELL U2715H.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the DELL S2716DG is 87%, whereas the average rating of the DELL U2715H is 80% (based on 4 reviews).
11 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the DELL S2716DG (178°).
18° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL U2715H has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, whereas the DELL S2716DG is only a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
17% larger color gamut Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 99% color gamut PC monitor. That's 17% larger than the DELL S2716DG (99%).
One more DisplayPort Edit
The DELL U2715H is a two DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG only has one DisplayPort.
Two HDMI ports Edit
The DELL U2715H is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the DELL S2716DG only has one HDMI port.
Six USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2715H is six, but the DELL S2716DG only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
Moderately lower maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL U2715H has a maximum power consumption of 88W, whereas the DELL S2716DG is a 90W maximum power consumption PC monitor (2W higher).
Available from 7 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £17.62
The DELL U2715H only costs £60.73 to run over five years however the DELL S2716DG costs £78.35 to run (29% more). Read more
More popular
The DELL U2715H is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1104 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL S2716DG ranks No. 13338.
User reviews are better
The DELL U2715H has an average user review score of 94% based on 134 reviews, whereas the DELL S2716DG has an average rating of 88% (based on 54 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
8° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a vertical viewing angle of 170°, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
18° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a 160° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the DELL U2715H (178°).
17% smaller color gamut Edit
The DELL S2716DG has a color gamut of 82%, whereas the DELL U2715H is a 99% color gamut PC monitor (17% larger).
Only one DisplayPort Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H only has two DisplayPorts.
One less HDMI port Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2715H only has two HDMI ports.
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL S2716DG is four, but the DELL U2715H only has six USB Type-A downstream ports.
Higher maximum power consumption Edit
The DELL S2716DG is a 90W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 2W higher than the DELL U2715H (88W).
Fewer sellers
The DELL S2716DG is only stocked by 27 sellers, but the DELL U2715H is stocked by 34 shops. 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 £17.62
The DELL S2716DG costs £78.35 to run which is £17.62 more to run than the DELL U2715H over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The DELL S2716DG is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 13338 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the DELL U2715H ranks No. 1104.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the DELL S2716DG is 88%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2715H is 94% (based on 134 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
84% slower response time Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 5ms slower than the DELL S2716DG (6ms). 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.

510g heavier Edit
The DELL U2715H is a 4.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 510g heavier than the DELL S2716DG (4.9kg).
£8 more expensive
The DELL U2715H is more expensive than the DELL S2716DG by £7.97.
One year older
The DELL U2715H is older than the DELL S2716DG by one year.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the DELL U2715H is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL S2716DG is 87% (based on 3 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
hardware.info: Excellent
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

14 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 75.31
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 78.35
Purchase price £ 382.00
Total cost of ownership £ 460.35
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 57.69
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 60.73
Purchase price £ 389.97
Total cost of ownership £ 450.70
Details

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.
0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
 2000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1080p
 720p
 480p
 1080p
 720p
 480p
BEST
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 0.2331 x 0.2331
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.58cm
Display Technology
 TN
 TN
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
6ms
Color Gamut
82% 99%
BEST
SmartResponse
Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
 Audio output port
DisplayPort
1 2
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 6
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4 6
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
 AC power in port

Multimedia

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

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
 Black
 Silver
 Black/Silver
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 90 - 90
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 21
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 45 - 45
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
 On screen menu display
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Current Rating
1.5A 1.5A
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
32.63W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
47W 36W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Maximum Power Consumption
90W 88W
BEST
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
-15.2 - 5000 0 - 5000
Non-Operating Altitude
-15.2 - 12192 0 - 12192
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 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.1kg
BEST
10.5kg
Height With Stand
416.3mm
BEST
524.9mm
Depth With Stand
200.3mm
BEST
205mm
Width With Stand
612.5mm
BEST
612.7mm
Weight
4.4kg
BEST
4.9kg
Height
362.5mm 363.4mm
Depth
55.6mm 46.4mm
Width
612.5mm 612.7mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
 Manual included
 Manual included
Stand Included
 Stand included
 Stand included
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User guide on CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
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