Acer H257HU vs Asus MX27

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Acer H257HU
Asus MX27

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (35 available)
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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
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Out of stock
Laptops Direct
Standard delivery: £9.95
Amazon UK
Standard delivery: £6.90
In stock
BT Business Direct
Standard delivery: £7.04
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Out of stock

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the Asus MX27 (300 cd/m²).
25% faster response time Edit
The Acer H257HU has a response time of 4ms, however the Asus MX27 is a 5ms 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.

Cheaper by £143
The Acer H257HU is £142.99 cheaper than the Asus MX27.
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer H257HU is 93%, whereas the average rating of the Asus MX27 is 92% (based on 139 reviews).
7 Reasons For
2" bigger screen size Edit
The Asus MX27 has a screen size of 27", but the Acer H257HU is only a 25" PC monitor (2" 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.

Marginally bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX27 has a display diagonal of 68.47cm, but the Acer H257HU is only a 63.5cm display diagonal PC monitor (4.97cm smaller).
Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus MX27 is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one HDMI port.
Available from 14 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
More popular
The Asus MX27 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 12835 by sales volume in our PC monitors, but the Acer H257HU ranks No. 159349.
Six more awards
The Asus MX27 has 7 awards, however the Acer H257HU has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The Asus MX27 has an average expert review score of 85% based on 17 reviews, but the Acer H257HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
8% smaller screen size Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 25" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the Asus MX27 (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.

Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 63.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 4.97cm smaller than the Asus MX27 (68.47cm).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer H257HU is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX27 only has two HDMI ports.
Fewer sellers
The Acer H257HU is only stocked by 10 sellers, but the Asus MX27 is stocked by 24 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Less popular
The Acer H257HU is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 159349 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the Asus MX27 ranks No. 12835.
Six less awards
The Acer H257HU has only received 1 award, but the Asus MX27 has received 7 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Acer H257HU is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus MX27 is 85% (based on 17 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The Asus MX27 has a display brightness of 300 cd/m², but the Acer H257HU is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
1ms slower response time Edit
The Asus MX27 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Acer H257HU (5ms). 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.

£143 more expensive
The Asus MX27 is more expensive than the Acer H257HU by £142.99.
Moderately Lower user review Score
The Asus MX27 has an average user rating of 92%, but the Acer H257HU has an average user rating of 93% (based on 6 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
7 Awards
3dnews.ru: Innovative Design
altomdata.dk: Recommended
kitguru.net: Must Have
overclock3d.net: Gold Award
pcforalla.idg.se: Good Choice
techno-labs.com: Good Design
ua.gecid.com: Original Design

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

24 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.96
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 61.96
Purchase price £ 392.98
Total cost of ownership £ 454.94
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 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
25" 27"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
BEST
 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link
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
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal
63.5cm 68.47cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 109

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC audio in
Headphone Output
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Output Port
 Audio output port
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Case Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Adjustable Height
 Adjustable height
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
Power LED
 Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.67W
Standby Power Consumption
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 46W

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 65
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
BEST
Energy Star Certificate
 Energy Star certificate
 Energy Star certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3kg
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 700mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 120mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 537mm
Weight With Stand
3.7kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height With Stand
425mm
BEST
429.5mm
Depth With Stand
217mm
BEST
225.4mm
Width With Stand
570mm
BEST
614.4mm
Weight
3.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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