DELL U2414H vs HP Dreamcolor Z27

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DELL U2414H
HP Dreamcolor Z27

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
50% faster response time Edit
The DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (12ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The DELL U2414H is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 only has one HDMI port.
Five USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the DELL U2414H is five, but the HP Dreamcolor Z27 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 5.2kg lighter than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (8.8kg).
Cheaper to run by £82.79
The DELL U2414H only costs £28.68 to run over five years however the HP Dreamcolor Z27 costs £111.47 to run (289% more). Read more
Expert reviews are better
The DELL U2414H has an average expert review score of 82% based on 10 reviews, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 has an average rating of 77% (based on 14 reviews).
User reviews are a lot better
The DELL U2414H has an average user review score of 89% based on 219 reviews, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 has an average rating of 73% (based on 11 reviews).
4 Reasons For
3.2" bigger screen size Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.2" bigger than the DELL U2414H (27"). 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.

8.13cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 8.13cm bigger than the DELL U2414H (68.6cm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2414H (300 cd/m²).
Two more awards
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has 5 awards from expert review sites, but the DELL U2414H has 3 awards.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
3.2" smaller screen size Edit
The DELL U2414H has a screen size of 23.8", whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 27" PC monitor (3.2" bigger). 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.

8.13cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display diagonal of 60.47cm, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (8.13cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U2414H has received 3 awards, the HP Dreamcolor Z27 has received 5 awards.
9 Reasons Against
4ms slower response time Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has a response time of 12ms, however the DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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 HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two HDMI ports.
Three less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is two, but the DELL U2414H only has five USB Type-A downstream ports.
5.2kg heavier Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has a weight of 8.8kg, whereas the DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (5.2kg lighter).
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Older by nine months
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is nine months older than the DELL U2414H.
£82.79 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the HP Dreamcolor Z27 are £111.47 which is £82.79 more than the DELL U2414H over five years. Show assumptions.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is only 77%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U2414H is 82% (based on 10 reviews).
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is only 73%, whereas the average user rating of the DELL U2414H is 89% (based on 219 reviews).

Awards

3 Awards
alphr.com: Recommended
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
ua.gecid.com: High Functionality
5 Awards
cnews.cz: Smart Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
thg.ru: Elite
tomshardware.co.uk: Elite Award
tomshardware.com: Elite Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 32 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 25.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 28.68
Purchase price £ 159.00
Total cost of ownership £ 187.68
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.31
Total running cost £ 111.47

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.14T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.55T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23.8" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
 SRGB display feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.7mm
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.6mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.274 x 0.274 0.233 x 0.233
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
60.47cm 68.6cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms
BEST
12ms
Color Gamut
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
2 2
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
5
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 120mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
16W
BEST
65W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Maximum Power Consumption
74W Unknown - Click to provide data
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
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Storage Range
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
355.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
185mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
539.1mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.6kg
BEST
8.8kg
Height
321.1mm 420.4mm
Depth
45.6mm 242.5mm
Width
539.1mm 641mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual Included
 Manual included
Unknown - Click to provide data
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