HP Z2 vs HP Z27x

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HP Z2
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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
261.14mm bigger viewable height Edit
The HP Z2 has a viewable height of 596.74mm, but the HP Z27x is only a 335.6mm viewable height PC monitor (261.14mm smaller).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The HP Z2 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the HP Z27x (300 cd/m²).
Two more USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP Z2 has four USB Type-A downstream ports, however the HP Z27x only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
A bit higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP Z2 has a maximum height adjustment of 130mm, whereas the HP Z27x is only a 120mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (10mm lower).
Lighter Edit
The HP Z2 has a weight of 7.7kg, but the HP Z27x is an 8.8kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg heavier).
16% shorter Edit
The HP Z2 has a height of 364.1mm. That's 56.3mm shorter than the HP Z27x (420.4mm).
Four times shallower Edit
HP Z2 is 53.9mm deep, but the HP Z27x is a 242.5mm deep PC monitor (188.6mm deeper).
Narrower Edit
The HP Z2 has a width of 614.3mm. That's 26.7mm narrower than the HP Z27x (641mm).
Cheaper by £388
The HP Z2 costs £339.68, whereas the HP Z27x is £727.54.
£49.14 cheaper to run
Over five years the HP Z2 is £49.14 cheaper to run than the HP Z27x. Read more
5 Reasons For
Larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The HP Z27x is a 596.7mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 261.04mm larger than the HP Z2 (596.7mm).
1% bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Z27x is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.13cm bigger than the HP Z2 (68.6cm).
Faster response time Edit
The HP Z27x has a response time of 12ms, but the HP Z2 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

3 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.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 13 expert reviews, the average review score of the HP Z27x is 85%, however the average rating of the HP Z2 is 73% (based on 4 reviews).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
78% smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The HP Z2 is a 335.66mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 261.04mm smaller than the HP Z27x (596.7mm).
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP Z2 is a 68.47cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.13cm smaller than the HP Z27x (68.6cm).
2ms slower response time Edit
The HP Z2 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the HP Z27x is a 12ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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.

Not as many stockists
The HP Z2 is only stocked by 24 sellers, however the HP Z27x is stocked by 27 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.
Older by five months
The HP Z2 is five months older than the HP Z27x.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The HP Z2 only has an average expert score of 73%, but the HP Z27x has an average expert rating of 85% (based on 13 reviews).
10 Reasons Against
Vastly smaller viewable height Edit
The HP Z27x has a viewable height of 335.6mm, however the HP Z2 is a 596.74mm viewable height PC monitor (261.14mm bigger).
17% dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP Z27x is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² dimmer than the HP Z2 (300 cd/m²).
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The HP Z27x is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the HP Z2 only has four USB Type-A downstream ports.
10mm lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP Z27x has a maximum height adjustment of 120mm, but the HP Z2 is a 130mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (10mm higher).
13% heavier Edit
The HP Z27x has a weight of 8.8kg, however the HP Z2 is a 7.7kg weight PC monitor (1.1kg lighter).
56.3mm taller Edit
The HP Z27x is a 420.4mm tall PC monitor. That's 56.3mm taller than the HP Z2 (420.4mm).
188.6mm deeper Edit
The HP Z27x has a depth of 242.5mm, however the HP Z2 is a 53.9mm deep PC monitor (188.6mm shallower).
5% wider Edit
The HP Z27x is a 641mm wide PC monitor. That's 26.7mm wider than the HP Z2 (641mm).
More expensive by £388
The HP Z27x is £387.86 more expensive than the HP Z2.
£49.14 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the HP Z27x are £111.47 which is £49.14 more than the HP Z2. Show assumptions.

Awards

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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

No reviews found

Date Released

20 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 59.29
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 62.33
Purchase price £ 339.68
Total cost of ownership £ 402.01
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ 7.31
Total running cost £ 111.47
Purchase price £ 727.54
Total cost of ownership £ 839.01
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
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
27" 27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
BEST
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1600 x 900
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 х 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 1440p
BEST
 1440p
HD Type
 2K Ultra HD
BEST
 2K Ultra HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 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
335.66mm 596.7mm
BEST
Viewable Height
596.74mm
BEST
335.6mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.2331 x 0.2331 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
68.47cm 68.6cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
14ms 12ms
BEST
Color Gamut
99% 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

Headphone Output
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
2 2
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mini DisplayPort
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
130mm
BEST
120mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 22 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -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
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Typical Power Consumption
37W
BEST
65W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Annual Energy Consumption
55kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
83W 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
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Relative Humidity Operating Range
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Height With Stand
533.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
18.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
614.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
7.7kg
BEST
8.8kg
Height
364.1mm
BEST
420.4mm
Depth
53.9mm
BEST
242.5mm
Width
614.3mm
BEST
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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