Acer XF270HU vs LG 27UD68-P

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Acer XF270HU
LG 27UD68-P

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
A little bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer XF270HU has a display diagonal of 68.6cm, but the LG 27UD68-P is only a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.019999999999996cm smaller).
1ms faster response time Edit
The Acer XF270HU is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the LG 27UD68-P (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.

30mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Acer XF270HU is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 30mm higher than the LG 27UD68-P (120mm).
291.6mm shallower Edit
Acer XF270HU is 64mm deep. That's 291.6mm shallower than the LG 27UD68-P (355.6mm).
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Acer XF270HU is "B", but the rating of the LG 27UD68-P is "B".
11 Reasons For
Moderately more display colour count Edit
LG 27UD68-P is 1,073.7M display colours, but the Acer XF270HU is only a 1,070M display colours PC monitor (3.7M less).
One more HDMI port Edit
The LG 27UD68-P is a two HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer XF270HU only has one HDMI port.
18% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 27UD68-P is a 47kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 8kWh lower than the Acer XF270HU (47kWh).
7x shorter Edit
LG 27UD68-P is 48.26mm tall. That's 322.04mm shorter than the Acer XF270HU (48.26mm).
Narrower Edit
LG 27UD68-P is 609.6mm wide. That's 14.1mm narrower than the Acer XF270HU (609.6mm).
Cheaper by £40
The LG 27UD68-P is £40 cheaper than the Acer XF270HU.
8 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £25.64
Over five years the LG 27UD68-P is £25.64 cheaper to run than the Acer XF270HU. Read more
Better selling
The LG 27UD68-P ranks No. 1818 by number of sales, whereas the Acer XF270HU ranks No. 65890.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 27UD68-P has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Acer XF270HU has a rating of "B".
Significantly better user reviews
The average user review score of the LG 27UD68-P is 82%, whereas the average rating of the Acer XF270HU is 60% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
1% less display colour count Edit
The Acer XF270HU has a display colour count of 1,070M. That's 3.7M less than the LG 27UD68-P (1,073.7M).
Only one HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Acer XF270HU is one, but the LG 27UD68-P only has two HDMI ports.
8kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer XF270HU has an annual energy consumption of 55kWh, whereas the LG 27UD68-P is a 47kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor (8kWh lower).
322.04mm taller Edit
The Acer XF270HU has a height of 370.3mm, however the LG 27UD68-P is a 48.26mm tall PC monitor (322.04mm shorter).
A bit wider Edit
The Acer XF270HU has a width of 623.7mm, however the LG 27UD68-P is a 609.6mm wide PC monitor (14.1mm narrower).
£40 more expensive
The Acer XF270HU is more expensive than the LG 27UD68-P by £40.
Not as many stockists
Only 23 shops sells the Acer XF270HU, however 31 retailers sell the LG 27UD68-P. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Nine months older
The Acer XF270HU is older than the LG 27UD68-P by nine months.
More expensive to run over five years by 55%
Over five years the Acer XF270HU costs £72.11 to run which is £25.64 more to run than the LG 27UD68-P. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Acer XF270HU ranks No. 65890 by sales volume, but the LG 27UD68-P ranks No. 1818.
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Acer XF270HU only has an average user rating of 60%, but the LG 27UD68-P has an average user rating of 82% (based on 9 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 27UD68-P is a 68.58cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.019999999999996cm smaller than the Acer XF270HU (68.58cm).
20% slower response time Edit
The LG 27UD68-P has a response time of 5ms, however the Acer XF270HU is a 4ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

25% lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The LG 27UD68-P has a maximum height adjustment of 120mm, however the Acer XF270HU is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
Significantly deeper Edit
The LG 27UD68-P is a 355.6mm deep PC monitor, whereas the Acer XF270HU is a 64mm deep PC monitor (291.6mm shallower).

Average User Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 7 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 72.11
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 72.11
Purchase price £ 299.99
Total cost of ownership £ 372.10
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.47
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 46.47
Purchase price £ 259.99
Total cost of ownership £ 306.46
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.36T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.23T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1440
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
SRGB Display Feature
 SRGB display feature
 SRGB display feature
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 61
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 135
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.1557 x 0.1557
Display Colour Count
1,070M 1,073.7M
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Display Diagonal
68.6cm
BEST
68.58cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
5ms
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
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
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Upstream Port Type
 USB Type-B
 USB Type-B

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Windows Operating System
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64
 Windows 7 Home Basic
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Enterprise
 Windows 10 Education
 Windows 10 Home x64
 Windows 10 Pro x64
 Windows 10 Enterprise x64
 Windows 10 Education x64

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm
BEST
120mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Rotating
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Typical Power Consumption
45W 29W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
55kWh 47kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 40W
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
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.4kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 479mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 181mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 835mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.9kg
Height With Stand
401.1mm 177.8mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
244.7mm
BEST
431.8mm
Width With Stand
623.7mm 609.6mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5kg
Height
370.3mm 48.26mm
BEST
Depth
64mm
BEST
355.6mm
Width
623.7mm 609.6mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 AC
 HDMI
 AC
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Country of Origin
 China
 China
Display Type
 LCD
 TFT
 TFT-LCD
 LCD
 TFT
 TFT-LCD
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.73 x 336.22
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