Acer XG270HU vs Benq XL2730

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Acer XG270HU
Benq XL2730

Top Prices

Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £7.99
In stock
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Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
In stock
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
Overclockers UK
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In stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
4kg lighter Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor. That's 4kg lighter than the Benq XL2730 (7.5kg).
4.6mm shorter Edit
Acer XG270HU is 368mm tall, but the Benq XL2730 is a 372.6mm tall PC monitor (4.6mm taller).
63% shallower Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a 37.5mm deep PC monitor. That's 23.5mm shallower than the Benq XL2730 (61mm).
A little narrower Edit
Acer XG270HU is 614mm wide, but the Benq XL2730 is a 633.7mm wide PC monitor (19.7mm wider).
More popular
The Acer XG270HU is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 29702 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Benq XL2730 ranks No. 36678.
14 Reasons For
Bigger viewable height Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a viewable height of 335.66mm, but the Acer XG270HU is only a unknownmm viewable height PC monitor (335.66mm smaller).
Vastly bigger viewable width Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 596.74mm viewable width PC monitor. That's 596.74mm bigger than the Acer XG270HU (596.74mm).
Vastly more display colour count Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a display colour count of 16.77M, however the Acer XG270HU is only a unknownM display colours PC monitor (16.77M less).
Wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a vertical viewing angle of 160°, but the Acer XG270HU is only a unknown° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (160° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Benq XL2730 is a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 170° wider than the Acer XG270HU (170°).
Larger color gamut Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a color gamut of 72%, but the Acer XG270HU is only a unknown% color gamut PC monitor (72% smaller).
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq XL2730 is two, but the Acer XG270HU only has one HDMI port.
140mm higher maximum height adjustment Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a maximum height adjustment of 140mm, whereas the Acer XG270HU is only a unknownmm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (140mm lower).
Adjustable height Edit
The Benq XL2730 has an adjustable height, whereas the Acer XG270HU does not have an adjustable height.
Cheaper by £153
The Benq XL2730 costs £259.99, whereas the Acer XG270HU is £412.80.
11 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Three more awards
The Benq XL2730 has 11 awards from expert review sites, however the Acer XG270HU has 8 awards.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Benq XL2730 is 81%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq XL2730 is 95%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have an adjustable height Edit
The Acer XG270HU does not have an adjustable height, but the Benq XL2730 has an adjustable height.
£153 more expensive
The Acer XG270HU is more expensive than the Benq XL2730 by £152.81.
Fewer sellers
Only 9 shops sells the Acer XG270HU, but 20 shops sell the Benq XL2730. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer XG270HU has received 8 awards, the Benq XL2730 has received 11 awards.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer XG270HU is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq XL2730 is 81% (based on 30 reviews).
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq XL2730 is 95% (based on 97 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Hugely heavier Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a weight of 7.5kg, but the Acer XG270HU is a 3.5kg weight PC monitor (4kg lighter).
2% taller Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a height of 372.6mm. That's 4.6mm taller than the Acer XG270HU (372.6mm).
A lot deeper Edit
Benq XL2730 is 61mm deep, but the Acer XG270HU is a 37.5mm deep PC monitor (23.5mm shallower).
Wider Edit
The Benq XL2730 has a width of 633.7mm. That's 19.7mm wider than the Acer XG270HU (633.7mm).
Less popular
The Benq XL2730 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 36678 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Acer XG270HU ranks No. 29702.

Awards

8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
11 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
chip.com.my: Outstanding
hardwareheaven.com: Performance Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
XSreviews.co.uk: Editor's Choice
xtremehardware.com: Performance Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Purchase price £ 259.99
Total cost of ownership £ 364.15
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.52T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 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.

Display

Screen Size
27" 27"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 144
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 144
Viewable Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
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 160°
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out port
Microphone in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in port
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 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 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC Power in Port
 AC power in port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN port

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Maximum Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
 Adjustable height
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling base
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivoting Base
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivoting base
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Menu Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen menu display
LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator

Power

Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption When Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
Input Voltage
 90 - 264
 90 - 264
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9
 90

Certificates

Energy Star Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.8kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 703mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 245mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 486mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height With Stand
451mm 417.4mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
206mm
BEST
226mm
Width With Stand
614mm
BEST
633.7mm
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
7.5kg
Height
368mm
BEST
372.6mm
Depth
37.5mm
BEST
61mm
Width
614mm
BEST
633.7mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
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