DELL U3014 vs Viewsonic VX2770Smh

(83)
(42)
DELL U3014
Viewsonic VX2770Smh

Top Prices

ITC Sales
Checked 9 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
BT Shop
Checked 37 minutes ago
Out of stock
BT Business Direct
Checked 1 hour ago
Out of stock
No prices found

Reasons For

4 Reasons For
2.8" bigger display diagonal Edit
The DELL U3014 has a display diagonal of 29.8", but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only a 27" PC monitor (2.8" 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.

100 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The DELL U3014 has a display brightness of 350 cd/m², but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² dimmer).
1ms faster response time Edit
The DELL U3014 is a 6ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Viewsonic VX2770Smh (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.

Expert reviews are a lot better
The DELL U3014 has an average expert review score of 86% based on 15 reviews, but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has an average rating of 70% (based on 17 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

Cheaper to run by £76.92
Over five years the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is £76.92 cheaper to run than the DELL U3014. Read more
One more awards
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has 5 awards from expert review sites, but the DELL U3014 has 4 awards.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is 92%, whereas the average rating of the DELL U3014 is 87% (based on 68 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The DELL U3014 does not have a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a built-in speaker(s). Read more

Built in speakers allow you to output sound through the monitor without any need for external speakers.

With built in speakers you can use the monitor like a TV for watch videos to listening to music.

More expensive to run over five years by 97%
The DELL U3014 costs £156.39 to run which is £76.92 more to run than the Viewsonic VX2770Smh over five years. Show assumptions.
Fewer awards
Whilst the DELL U3014 has received 4 awards, the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has received 5 awards.
Lower user review Score
The DELL U3014 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Viewsonic VX2770Smh has an average user rating of 92% (based on 25 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
2.8" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is a 27" PC monitor. That's 2.8" smaller than the DELL U3014 (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.

40% dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is a 250 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² dimmer than the DELL U3014 (250 cd/m²).
15% slower response time Edit
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh has a response time of 7ms, however the DELL U3014 is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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.

Not currently available
We couldn't find any retailers that are currently selling the product. Read more
You can sign up to a price alert to be notified when this product becomes available.
Older by over one year
The Viewsonic VX2770Smh is 17 months older than the DELL U3014.
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The average expert rating of the Viewsonic VX2770Smh is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the DELL U3014 is 86% (based on 15 reviews).

Awards

4 Awards
hardwarecanucks.com: Dam Good
hardwareluxx.de: Excellent Hardware
itproportal.com: Best Buy
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
ferra.ru: Best Product
thg.ru: Smart Buy
tomshardware.co.uk: Smart Buy
tomshardware.com: Smart Buy

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

36 months Ago 54 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 153.83
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 156.39
Purchase price £ 574.80
Total cost of ownership £ 731.19
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 79.47

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
29.8"
BEST
27"
Display Resolution
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 2560 x 1600
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 30000000:1
 30000000:1
BEST
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
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
Viewable Size, Vertical
400.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
641.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:10
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.25 x 0.25 0.3114 x 0.3114
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
75.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms
BEST
7ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:10
 16:9
BEST
 16:10
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Output
 Audio output
 Audio output
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI-D Ports Quantity
1 1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
5 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 3W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Linux Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Linux operating systems supported
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating systems supported

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
90mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
 Stand-by LED
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
 Power LED
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Input Current
1.8A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
60W 30W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.5W
Power Consumption (max)
120W Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Altitude
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 10668 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 5 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 10 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 TCO
BEST
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
13.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
10.8kg 5kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
572.7mm 459mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
201.4mm 193mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
689.7mm 622mm
BEST
Weight
10.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
449.2mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
61mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
689.7mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Number of Products Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 1pc(s)
Feedback