Acer XB240H vs Samsung S32E590C

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Acer XB240H
Samsung S32E590C

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
3ms faster response time Edit
The Acer XB240H is a 1ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms faster than the Samsung S32E590C (4ms). 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.

53% lighter Edit
The Acer XB240H is a 3.9kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.1kg lighter than the Samsung S32E590C (6kg).
89.2mm shorter Edit
The Acer XB240H has a height of 335.9mm, however the Samsung S32E590C is a 425.1mm tall PC monitor (89.2mm taller).
50% shallower Edit
Acer XB240H is 60.7mm deep. That's 29.9mm shallower than the Samsung S32E590C (90.6mm).
A lot narrower Edit
The Acer XB240H has a width of 567mm, however the Samsung S32E590C is a 729.1mm wide PC monitor (162.1mm wider).
£278 cheaper
The Acer XB240H costs £149.99, whereas the Samsung S32E590C is £428.18.
Available from 13 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
2 Reasons For
Bigger screen size Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a screen size of 31.5", but the Acer XB240H is only a 24" PC monitor (7.5" smaller). 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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a built-in speaker, but the Acer XB240H 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

2 Reasons Against
7.5" smaller screen size Edit
The Acer XB240H has a screen size of 24", but the Samsung S32E590C is a 31.5" PC monitor (7.5" 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer XB240H does not have a built-in speaker, whereas the Samsung S32E590C 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.

8 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 3ms slower than the Acer XB240H (4ms). 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.

Heavier Edit
The Samsung S32E590C is a 6kg weight PC monitor. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Acer XB240H (6kg).
21% taller Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a height of 425.1mm, however the Acer XB240H is a 335.9mm tall PC monitor (89.2mm shorter).
Deeper Edit
Samsung S32E590C is 90.6mm deep. That's 29.9mm deeper than the Acer XB240H (90.6mm).
23% wider Edit
The Samsung S32E590C has a width of 729.1mm, however the Acer XB240H is a 567mm wide PC monitor (162.1mm narrower).
£278 more expensive
The Samsung S32E590C is more expensive than the Acer XB240H by £278.19.
Not as many stockists
Only 3 retailers sells the Samsung S32E590C, however 16 retailers sell the Acer XB240H. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Four months older
The Samsung S32E590C is older than the Acer XB240H by four months.

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Date Released

18 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.74
Total running cost £ 46.81
Purchase price £ 149.99
Total cost of ownership £ 196.80
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Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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

Screen Size
24" 31.5"
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Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
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Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
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Display Diagonal
61cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
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4ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.36375
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
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Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
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Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
 Integrated TV tuner

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
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Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Maximum Height Adjustment
150mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
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Tilt Angle
-5 - 35 0 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
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VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
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Power Consumption When Off
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
27.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W 0.3W
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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

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.6kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 496mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 155mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 806mm
Weight With Stand
6.5kg
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6.9kg
Height With Stand
535.5mm 523.9mm
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Depth With Stand
245mm 214.3mm
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Width With Stand
567mm
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729.1mm
Weight
3.9kg
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6kg
Height
335.9mm
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425.1mm
Depth
60.7mm
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90.6mm
Width
567mm
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729.1mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
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 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 HDMI
 HDMI
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