Acer G246H vs Asus VX239

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Acer G246H
Asus VX239

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Acer G246H is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the Asus VX239 (23"). 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.

5% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246H is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.6cm bigger than the Asus VX239 (58.4cm).
2x faster response time Edit
The Acer G246H has a response time of 2ms, however the Asus VX239 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.

12% lower power consumption when off Edit
The Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.05W lower than the Asus VX239 (0.5W).
300g lighter Edit
The Acer G246H has a weight of 3.5kg, whereas the Asus VX239 is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor (300g heavier).
Cheaper to run by £0.72
Over five years the Acer G246H only costs £34.53 to run however the Asus VX239 costs £35.25 to run (2% more). Read more
Significantly better user reviews
Based on 412 reviews, the average user review score of the Acer G246H is 90%, whereas the average rating of the Asus VX239 is 60% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus VX239 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° wider than the Acer G246H (178°).
8° wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus VX239 has a horizontal viewing angle of 178°, but the Acer G246H is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus VX239 is two, but the Acer G246H only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker Edit
The Asus VX239 has a built-in speaker, but the Acer G246H does not have 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.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
18° narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Acer G246H has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, whereas the Asus VX239 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Acer G246H is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° narrower than the Asus VX239 (178°).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer G246H is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus VX239 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer G246H does not have a built-in speaker, however the Asus VX239 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.

9 Reasons Against
1" smaller screen size Edit
The Asus VX239 has a screen size of 23", but the Acer G246H is a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

Slightly smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VX239 has a display diagonal of 58.4cm, but the Acer G246H is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (2.6cm bigger).
60% slower response time Edit
The Asus VX239 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer G246H (5ms). 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.

0.05W higher power consumption when off Edit
The Asus VX239 has a power consumption when off of 0.5W, whereas the Acer G246H is a 0.45W power consumption when off PC monitor (0.05W lower).
8% heavier Edit
The Asus VX239 is a 3.8kg weight PC monitor. That's 300g heavier than the Acer G246H (3.8kg).
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Three months older
The Asus VX239 is older than the Acer G246H by three months.
More expensive to run over five years by 2%
The running costs of the Asus VX239 are £35.25 which is £0.72 more than the Acer G246H over five years. Show assumptions.
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Asus VX239 only has an average user rating of 60%, but the Acer G246H has an average user rating of 90% (based on 412 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

35 months Ago 38 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 31.73
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.80
Total running cost £ 34.53
Purchase price £ 94.98
Total cost of ownership £ 129.51
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 35.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 35.25

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.17T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.17 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
24"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 80
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2652 x 0.2652
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
2ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

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

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
19.8W
BEST
22W
Standby Power Consumption
0.46W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 MPR II
BEST
 MPR II
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.7kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 493mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 125mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 600mm
Weight With Stand
3.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
401mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth With Stand
179mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width With Stand
565mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
3.8kg
Height
343mm 389.8mm
Depth
42mm 210.1mm
Width
565mm 532.9mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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