Acer DV460 vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer DV460
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
27% bigger screen size Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 46" PC monitor. That's 12" bigger 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.

Bigger viewable height Edit
The Acer DV460 has a viewable height of 573mm, but the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownmm viewable height PC monitor (573mm smaller).
Vastly bigger viewable width Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 1,018mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1,018mm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownmm).
Vastly more display colour count Edit
The Acer DV460 has a display colour count of 1,070M, however the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (1,070M less).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 116.8cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 30.44cm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
30% brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 500 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 150 cd/m² brighter than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
Two times faster response time Edit
The Acer DV460 has a response time of 6.5ms, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (7.5ms 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.

Vastly higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 10W RMS rated audio power PC monitor. That's 10W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownW). 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.

Longer mean time between failures Edit
The Acer DV460 has a mean time between failures of 30,000h, but the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownh mean time between failures PC monitor (30,000h shorter). Read more

THE Mean time before failure (mtbf) indicates the expected smooth lifetime of the product in terms of its actual use. This is arrived at through extensive testing of the product. After 30,000 hours it may work for another 30,000 but there are no guarantees.

A lot shallower Edit
Acer DV460 is 69mm deep, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 93.9mm deep PC monitor (24.9mm deeper).
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Acer DV460 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
9 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the HP ENVY 34 is two, but the Acer DV460 only has one HDMI port.
0.07W lower power consumption when off Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 0.43W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W lower than the Acer DV460 (0.43W).
37% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 33kWh lower than the Acer DV460 (91kWh).
16.3kg lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a weight of 8kg, but the Acer DV460 is a 24.3kg weight PC monitor (16.3kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a height of 374.1mm. That's 232.9mm shorter than the Acer DV460 (374.1mm).
11% narrower Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a width of 950.8mm. That's 102.2mm narrower than the Acer DV460 (950.8mm).
Cheaper by £615
The HP ENVY 34 costs £699.97, whereas the Acer DV460 is £1,314.97.
9 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£36.97 cheaper to run
Over five years the HP ENVY 34 only costs £102.27 to run whereas the Acer DV460 costs £139.24 to run (36% more). Read more

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer DV460 is one, but the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
0.07W higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer DV460 is a 124kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 33kWh higher than the HP ENVY 34 (91kWh).
Hugely heavier Edit
The Acer DV460 has a weight of 24.3kg, but the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (16.3kg lighter).
39% taller Edit
The Acer DV460 has a height of 607mm. That's 232.9mm taller than the HP ENVY 34 (374.1mm).
Wider Edit
The Acer DV460 has a width of 1,053mm. That's 102.2mm wider than the HP ENVY 34 (950.8mm).
More expensive by £615
The Acer DV460 is £615 more expensive than the HP ENVY 34.
Not as many stockists
The Acer DV460 is only stocked by 5 sellers, however the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 14 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
Higher running costs over five years by £36.97
The running costs of the Acer DV460 are £139.24 which is £36.97 more than the HP ENVY 34 over five years. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 12" smaller than the Acer DV460 (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.

36% smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 30.44cm smaller than the Acer DV460 (86.36cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 150 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer DV460 (350 cd/m²).
7.5ms slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the Acer DV460 is a 6.5ms response time PC monitor (7.5ms 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.

24.9mm deeper Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 93.9mm deep, but the Acer DV460 is a 69mm deep PC monitor (24.9mm shallower).
Older by three months
The HP ENVY 34 is three months older than the Acer DV460.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C", but the rating of the Acer DV460 is "B".

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 139.24
Purchase price £ 1,314.97
Total cost of ownership £ 1,454.21
Details
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
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.69T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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
46"
BEST
34"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 10000000:1
 10000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 3440 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
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
Viewable Height
573mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
1,018mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.530 x 0.530 0.232 x 0.232
Display Colour Count
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 4000:1
BEST
 4000:1
Display Diagonal
116.8cm
BEST
86.36cm
Display Technology
 MVA
 MVA
Display Brightness
500 cd/m²
BEST
350 cd/m²
Response Time
6.5ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port
 Audio input port
Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI-I Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Audio Power
10W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Typical Power Consumption
85W 62W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
124kWh 91kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
BEST
 100 - 240
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

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 477.1mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 197.2mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm
Weight
24.3kg 8kg
BEST
Height
607mm 374.1mm
BEST
Depth
69mm
BEST
93.9mm
Width
1,053mm 950.8mm
BEST
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