HP DreamColor Z24x vs HP EliteDisplay E242e

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HP DreamColor Z24x
HP EliteDisplay E242e

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
1.6mm bigger viewable height Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x has a viewable height of 325.6mm, but the HP EliteDisplay E242e is only a 324mm viewable height PC monitor (1.6mm smaller).
1% bigger viewable width Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x is a 520mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 1.6mm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242e (518.4mm).
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 0.039999999999999cm bigger than the HP EliteDisplay E242e (60.96cm).
29% brighter display brightness Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the HP EliteDisplay E242e (250 cd/m²).
1ms faster response time Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x has a response time of 6ms, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242e is a 7ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Two DisplayPorts Edit
The number of DisplayPorts on the HP DreamColor Z24x is two, but the HP EliteDisplay E242e only has one DisplayPort.
23 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
3 Reasons For
20% higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor. That's 30mm higher than the HP DreamColor Z24x (150mm).
£160 cheaper
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is £159.50 cheaper than the HP DreamColor Z24x.
Cheaper to run by £46.27
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is £46.27 cheaper to run than the HP DreamColor Z24x over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
30mm lower maximum height adjustment Edit
The HP DreamColor Z24x has a maximum height adjustment of 120mm, whereas the HP EliteDisplay E242e is a 150mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (30mm higher).
More expensive by £160
The HP DreamColor Z24x is £159.50 more expensive than the HP EliteDisplay E242e.
Older by seven months
The HP DreamColor Z24x is seven months older than the HP EliteDisplay E242e.
Higher running costs over five years by £46.27
Over five years the HP DreamColor Z24x costs £95.98 to run which is £46.27 more to run than the HP EliteDisplay E242e. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
1% smaller viewable height Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is a 324mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 1.6mm smaller than the HP DreamColor Z24x (324mm).
A little smaller viewable width Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e has a viewable width of 518.4mm, but the HP DreamColor Z24x is a 520mm viewable width PC monitor (1.6mm bigger).
0.039999999999999cm smaller display diagonal Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e has a display diagonal of 60.96cm, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24x is a 61cm display diagonal PC monitor (0.039999999999999cm bigger).
A lot dimmer display brightness Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the HP DreamColor Z24x is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
15% slower response time Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is a 7ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the HP DreamColor Z24x (7ms). 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.

One less DisplayPort Edit
The HP EliteDisplay E242e is a one DisplayPort PC monitor, whereas the HP DreamColor Z24x only has two DisplayPorts.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 shops sells the HP EliteDisplay E242e, but 26 retailers sell the HP DreamColor Z24x. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

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Date Released

20 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 95.98
Purchase price £ 380.00
Total cost of ownership £ 475.98
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.64
Total running cost £ 49.71
Purchase price £ 220.50
Total cost of ownership £ 270.21
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.48T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.48 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.25T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 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
24" 24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1200
 1920 x 1200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
Display Type
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
 1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
 1440 x 900
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1280 x 960
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 900
 1280 x 800 (WXGA)
 1280 x 800
 720 x 400
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Not supported
 Not supported
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Viewable Height
325.6mm
BEST
324mm
Viewable Width
520mm
BEST
518.4mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Pixel Pitch
0.27 x 0.27 0.27 x 0.27
Display Colour Count
1,070M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
61cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Supported Number of Colours Display
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
2
BEST
1
USB 2.0 Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 2.0
Upstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Integrated TV Tuner
 Integrated TV tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

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

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
120mm 150mm
BEST
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
 Swivelling base
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
-45 - 45 -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Pivoting Base
 Pivoting base
 Pivoting base
Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug and Play
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.24W
Typical Power Consumption
58W 30W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.27W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 30kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 38W
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

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

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
Height With Stand
525mm 519mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
238mm 189mm
BEST
Width With Stand
559.4mm
BEST
562.2mm
Weight
7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
365mm 377.4mm
Depth
66.5mm 50mm
Width
559.4mm 562.2mm
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