Acer 226HQ vs NEC MultiSync EA274

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Acer 226HQ
NEC MultiSync EA274

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
Cheaper by £306
The Acer 226HQ is £306.43 cheaper than the NEC MultiSync EA274.
4 Reasons For
5" bigger screen size Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 5" bigger than the Acer 226HQ (27"). 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.

29% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Acer 226HQ (350 cd/m²).
A lot faster response time Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 has a response time of 6ms, however the Acer 226HQ is an 8ms 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.

Built-in speaker Edit
The NEC MultiSync EA274 has a built-in speaker, whereas the Acer 226HQ 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

5 Reasons Against
5" smaller screen size Edit
The Acer 226HQ is a 22" PC monitor. That's 5" smaller than the NEC MultiSync EA274 (27"). 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.

Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer 226HQ is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the NEC MultiSync EA274 (350 cd/m²).
25% slower response time Edit
The Acer 226HQ has a response time of 8ms, however the NEC MultiSync EA274 is a 6ms 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker Edit
The Acer 226HQ does not have a built-in speaker, however the NEC MultiSync EA274 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.

Older by nine months
The Acer 226HQ is nine months older than the NEC MultiSync EA274.
1 Reason Against
More expensive by £306
The NEC MultiSync EA274 is £306.43 more expensive than the Acer 226HQ.

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Date Released

47 months Ago 39 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 75.31
Electricity cost - standby £ 213.12
Total running cost £ 288.43
Purchase price £ 397.00
Total cost of ownership £ 685.43
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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1.4T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
37
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
22" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 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)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
SRGB Display Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 SRGB display feature
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 31.5 - 83
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.233 x 0.233
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
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Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 68.47cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms 6ms
BEST
DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DDC/CI
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Version
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
Audio Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio output port
Audio Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI-D Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

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

Coloured Feet
 Black
 Black
Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Adjustable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 30
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 170 - 170
Wall Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wall mountable
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Power Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power management
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
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Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 47W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 68kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 57W
Input Voltage
 120
 120
BEST
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 120
 220
 12
 120-220
 120
 220
 12
 120-220

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 80
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.7kg
Height With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 417.9mm
Depth With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 230mm
Width With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 639.2mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 377.8mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 66.5mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 639.2mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cable Included
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
 USB
 VGA
 DVI
BEST
Manual Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual included

Other Features

Power Consumption in Economy Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 35W

Technical Details

ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Feedback