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Asus VE278 vs HP ENVY 34

Asus VE278 vs HP ENVY 34

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Asus VE278
HP ENVY 34

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Asus VE278 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 9ms faster than the HP ENVY 34 (14ms). 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.

£82.20 cheaper to run
The Asus VE278 only costs £79.22 to run over five years whereas the HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run (104% more). Read more
3 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the Asus VE278 (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.

Wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 178° vertical viewing angle, but the Asus VE278 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
HP ENVY 34 is 178° horizontal viewing angle. That's 8° wider than the Asus VE278 (178°).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
7" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VE278 has a display diagonal of 27", but the HP ENVY 34 is a 34" PC monitor (7" bigger). 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.

Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Asus VE278 is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the HP ENVY 34 (178°).
8° narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Asus VE278 is only 170° horizontal viewing angle, but the HP ENVY 34 is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
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Three months older
The Asus VE278 is older than the HP ENVY 34 by three months.
2 Reasons Against
Significantly slower response time Edit
The HP ENVY 34 has a response time of 14ms, whereas the Asus VE278 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (9ms 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £82.20
The HP ENVY 34 costs £161.42 to run which is £82.20 more to run than the Asus VE278 over five years. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

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Date Released

31 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.66
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 79.22
Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 161.42
Purchase price £ 669.99
Total cost of ownership £ 831.41
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

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.
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)
 50000000:1
BEST
 50000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1440p
 1080p
 1440p
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 333.7mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
50 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.232 x 0.232
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm 86.36cm
BEST
Display Technology
 VA
 VA
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms
BEST
14ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 110ppi

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Audio
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 12W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

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
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 25
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -180 - 180
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & Play
 Plug & 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Input Current
Unknown - Click to provide data 10A
Energy Efficiency Class
 C
 C
BEST
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.43W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
29.9W
BEST
62W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.48W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 91kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 150W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3050
Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 4570
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 90
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20 - 70
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
9.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
560mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
176mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
732mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.8kg
Height (with Stand)
445.6mm
BEST
477.1mm
Depth (with Stand)
220mm 197.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
643mm
BEST
950.8mm
Weight
6kg
BEST
8kg
Height
385.6mm 374.1mm
Depth
59.5mm 93.9mm
Width
643mm 950.8mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 MHL
 VGA
 DVI
 AC
 USB
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 MHL
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Technical Details

Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 749.9mm
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