Acer DV550 vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer DV550
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 55" PC monitor. That's 21" 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.

680mm bigger viewable height Edit
The Acer DV550 has a viewable height of 680mm, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownmm viewable height PC monitor (680mm smaller).
Bigger viewable width Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 1,210mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1,210mm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (unknownmm).
More display colour count Edit
Acer DV550 is 1,070M display colours, but the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (1,070M less).
39% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 139.7cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 53.34cm bigger than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 450 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
17% faster response time Edit
The Acer DV550 has a response time of 12ms, however the HP ENVY 34 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.

Higher RMS rated audio power Edit
The Acer DV550 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.

50,000h longer mean time between failures Edit
The Acer DV550 has a mean time between failures of 50,000h, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is only a unknownh mean time between failures PC monitor (50,000h 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.

13.9mm shallower Edit
The Acer DV550 is an 80mm deep PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is a 93.9mm deep PC monitor (13.9mm deeper).
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Acer DV550 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a rating of "C".
9 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has two HDMI ports, however the Acer DV550 only has one HDMI port.
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 DV550 (0.43W).
94% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 85kWh lower than the Acer DV550 (91kWh).
24.9kg lighter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a weight of 8kg, however the Acer DV550 is a 32.9kg weight PC monitor (24.9kg heavier).
Shorter Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 374.1mm tall PC monitor. That's 343.9mm shorter than the Acer DV550 (374.1mm).
32% narrower Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 950.8mm wide PC monitor. That's 296.2mm narrower than the Acer DV550 (950.8mm).
Cheaper by £1,014
The HP ENVY 34 costs £1,014 less than the Acer DV550.
12 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.
48% cheaper to run
Over five years the HP ENVY 34 only costs £102.27 to run but the Acer DV550 costs £195.33 to run (91% more). Read more

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer DV550 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the HP ENVY 34 only has two HDMI ports.
15% higher power consumption when off Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 0.5W power consumption when off PC monitor. That's 0.07W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
49% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer DV550 is a 176kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 85kWh higher than the HP ENVY 34 (91kWh).
24.9kg heavier Edit
The Acer DV550 has a weight of 32.9kg, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is an 8kg weight PC monitor (24.9kg lighter).
Taller Edit
Acer DV550 is 718mm tall. That's 343.9mm taller than the HP ENVY 34 (374.1mm).
Wider Edit
Acer DV550 is 1,247mm wide. That's 296.2mm wider than the HP ENVY 34 (950.8mm).
More expensive by £1,014
The Acer DV550 is £1,014 more expensive than the HP ENVY 34.
Fewer sellers
The Acer DV550 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 13 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£93.06 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Acer DV550 are £195.33 which is £93.06 more than the HP ENVY 34. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 21" smaller than the Acer DV550 (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.

62% smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 53.34cm smaller than the Acer DV550 (86.36cm).
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the Acer DV550 (350 cd/m²).
Slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, but the Acer DV550 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.

15% deeper Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a depth of 93.9mm, however the Acer DV550 is an 80mm deep PC monitor (13.9mm shallower).
Older by three months
The HP ENVY 34 is three months older than the Acer DV550.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the HP ENVY 34 is "C", however the rating of the Acer DV550 is "B".

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 192.29
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 195.33
Purchase price £ 1,713.97
Total cost of ownership £ 1,909.30
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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

0.97T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
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
55"
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
680mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Width
1,210mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.630 x 0.630 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
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
139.7cm
BEST
86.36cm
Display Technology
 MVA
 MVA
Display Brightness
450 cd/m²
BEST
350 cd/m²
Response Time
12ms
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
50,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
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
120W 62W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
176kWh 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
32.9kg 8kg
BEST
Height
718mm 374.1mm
BEST
Depth
80mm
BEST
93.9mm
Width
1,247mm 950.8mm
BEST
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