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Asus MX259 vs Viewsonic VG2439

Asus MX259 vs Viewsonic VG2439

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Asus MX259
Viewsonic VG2439

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
1" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX259 has a display diagonal of 25", however the Viewsonic VG2439 is only a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

30% faster response time Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1.5ms faster than the Viewsonic VG2439 (6.5ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The Asus MX259 has two HDMI ports, however the Viewsonic VG2439 only has one HDMI port.
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £108
The Viewsonic VG2439 is £107.79 cheaper than the Asus MX259.
12 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £34.61
Over five years the Viewsonic VG2439 only costs £55.12 to run however the Asus MX259 costs £89.73 to run (63% more). Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
£108 more expensive
The Asus MX259 is more expensive than the Viewsonic VG2439 by £107.79.
Less retailers
Only 6 shops sells the Asus MX259, whereas 18 sellers sell the Viewsonic VG2439. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
More expensive to run over five years by 63%
Over five years the Asus MX259 costs £89.73 to run which is £34.61 more to run than the Viewsonic VG2439. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Asus MX259 (24"). 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.

24% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 has a response time of 6.5ms, however the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1.5ms 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439 is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX259 only has two HDMI ports.

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Date Released

29 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 89.73
Purchase price £ 215.99
Total cost of ownership £ 305.72
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 55.12
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 55.12
Purchase price £ 108.20
Total cost of ownership £ 163.32
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.27T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sync-on-green (SOG)
Composite Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Composite sync
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 50 - 75
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 24 - 82
Viewable Size Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 599.4mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 292.1mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 520.7mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm
BEST
60.96cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms
BEST
6.5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 2.0
 USB 2.0

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W
BEST
4W
Loudspeaker
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
35W 21.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 36W
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

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg
BEST
6.9kg
Package Height
117mm
BEST
508mm
Package Depth
496mm 190mm
BEST
Package Width
659mm 634mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.3kg
BEST
5.2kg
Height (with Stand)
224mm
BEST
435.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
414mm 239.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
578mm 560.3mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 3.7kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 331.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 58.2mm
Width
578mm 560.3mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 VGA
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM
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