Acer S276HL vs HP ENVY 34

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Acer S276HL
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Hugely faster response time Edit
The Acer S276HL has a response time of 6ms, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 14ms response time PC monitor (8ms 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 times lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Acer S276HL is a 38kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 53kWh lower than the HP ENVY 34 (91kWh).
41% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer S276HL is £66.61 cheaper to run than the HP ENVY 34. Read more
8 Reasons For
7" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the Acer S276HL (34"). 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.

17.76cm bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is an 86.36cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 17.76cm bigger than the Acer S276HL (86.36cm).
Brighter display brightness Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Acer S276HL (350 cd/m²).
Swivelling Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a swivelling, however the Acer S276HL does not have a swivelling.
VESA mounting Edit
The HP ENVY 34 supports VESA mounting, but the Acer S276HL does not support VESA mounting.
Lower power consumption (off) Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a power consumption (off) of 0.43W. That's 0.02W lower than the Acer S276HL (0.43W).
7 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.
Much better expert reviews
Based on 9 expert reviews, the average review score of the HP ENVY 34 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the Acer S276HL is 70% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
26% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer S276HL is a 27" PC monitor. That's 7" smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (34"). 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 (metric) Edit
The Acer S276HL has a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6cm. That's 17.76cm smaller than the HP ENVY 34 (86.36cm).
40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Acer S276HL is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the HP ENVY 34 (350 cd/m²).
Does not have a swivelling Edit
The Acer S276HL does not have a swivelling, whereas the HP ENVY 34 has a swivelling.
Does not support VESA mounting Edit
The Acer S276HL does not support VESA mounting, however the HP ENVY 34 supports VESA mounting.
5% higher power consumption (off) Edit
Acer S276HL is 0.45W power consumption when off. That's 0.02W higher than the HP ENVY 34 (0.43W).
Less retailers
The Acer S276HL is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the HP ENVY 34 is stocked by 8 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by four months
The Acer S276HL is four months older than the HP ENVY 34.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The Acer S276HL's average expert score is only 70%, however the HP ENVY 34's is 80% (based on 9 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
8ms slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, however the Acer S276HL is a 6ms response time PC monitor (8ms 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.

59% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption PC monitor. That's 53kWh higher than the Acer S276HL (91kWh).
£66.61 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run which is £66.61 more to run than the Acer S276HL. Show assumptions.

Awards

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PC Mag: Editor's Choice
tomshardware.com: Editor Approved
tomshw.it: Editor Approved

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

29 months Ago 25 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.51
Total running cost £ 94.81
Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 744.97
Total cost of ownership £ 906.39
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.47T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.47 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 34"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.232 x 0.232
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
6ms
BEST
14ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
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DisplayPorts Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
TV Tuner Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

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

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
BEST
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 Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
0.45W 0.43W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
36W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.49W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
38kWh
BEST
91kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Weight & Dimensions

Weight With Stand
6.8kg
BEST
9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
450mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
142mm
BEST
197.2mm
Width (with Stand)
622mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 374.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 93.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 MHL
BEST
 VGA
 AC
 MHL
Manual
 Manual
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