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Asus VC239H vs Samsung S27E390H

Asus VC239H vs Samsung S27E390H

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Asus VC239H
Samsung S27E390H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Cheaper by £45
The Asus VC239H is £45.07 cheaper than the Samsung S27E390H.
22 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 £6.68
Over five years the Asus VC239H only costs £58.96 to run however the Samsung S27E390H costs £65.64 to run (11% more). Read more
Better selling
The Asus VC239H ranks No. 308 by number of sales, whereas the Samsung S27E390H ranks No. 20251.
3 Reasons For
15% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S27E390H is a 27" PC monitor. That's 4" bigger than the Asus VC239H (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.

Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S27E390H has a response time of 4ms, but the Asus VC239H 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.

Slightly better user reviews
Based on 6 user reviews, the average review score of the Samsung S27E390H is 93%, however the average rating of the Asus VC239H is 90% (based on 162 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
4" smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus VC239H is a 23" PC monitor. That's 4" smaller than the Samsung S27E390H (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.

20% slower response time Edit
The Asus VC239H has a response time of 5ms, however the Samsung S27E390H is a 4ms 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.

User review Rating is moderately Worse
The average user rating of the Asus VC239H is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung S27E390H is 93% (based on 6 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
More expensive by £45
The Samsung S27E390H is £45.07 more expensive than the Asus VC239H.
Less retailers
The Samsung S27E390H is only stocked by 3 shops, whereas the Asus VC239H is stocked by 25 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by over one year
The Samsung S27E390H is 21 months older than the Asus VC239H.
£6.68 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Samsung S27E390H costs £65.64 to run which is £6.68 more to run than the Asus VC239H. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Samsung S27E390H is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 20251 by number of sales in our PC monitors, however the Asus VC239H ranks No. 308.

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

7 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 58.96
Purchase price £ 124.92
Total cost of ownership £ 183.88
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 65.64
Purchase price £ 169.99
Total cost of ownership £ 235.63
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.3114 x 0.3114
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
58.4cm 68.5cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
5ms 4ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Brightness (min)
Unknown - Click to provide data 240

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
 Windows 8
 Windows 8.1
 Windows 8.1 x64
 Windows 8.1 Pro
 Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64
NVIDIA G-SYNC
 NVIDIA G-SYNC
Unknown - Click to provide data
AMD FreeSync
 AMD FreeSync
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -2 - 15
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Plug & Play
Stand-By LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Stand-by LED
Power LED
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power LED
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 17.8W
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
22W
BEST
25W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 37kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 29W
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
Power Consumption (DPMS)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 80
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.6kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 442mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 703mm
Weight With Stand
5.2kg 5.1kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
199.55mm
BEST
452.9mm
Depth (with Stand)
383.17mm 181.9mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
533.2mm
BEST
626mm
Weight
3.4kg
BEST
4.6kg
Height
383.17mm 377.2mm
Depth
45.75mm 70.8mm
Width
533.2mm 626mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 DVI
 VGA
 DVI
 VGA
User Guide On CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data
 User Guide on CD-ROM

Technical Details

Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Samsung Magic Function
Unknown - Click to provide data MagicBright, MagicUpscale
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 597.9mm
No Flickering
 No flickering
 No flickering
Samsung Eye Saver Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Samsung Eye Saver Mode
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