Acer G246HY vs Asus MX239H

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Acer G246HY
Asus MX239H

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4% bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.8" bigger than the Asus MX239H (23"). 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.

Bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Acer G246HY is a 60.5cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 2.1cm bigger than the Asus MX239H (58.4cm).
400g lighter Edit
The Acer G246HY has a weight of 3.3kg, whereas the Asus MX239H is a 3.7kg weight PC monitor (400g heavier).
Cheaper by £19
The Acer G246HY is £19.44 cheaper than the Asus MX239H.
8 Reasons For
HDCP Edit
The Asus MX239H has an HDCP, however the Acer G246HY does not have an HDCP.
Faster response time Edit
The Asus MX239H has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer G246HY is a 6ms 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Asus MX239H has two HDMI ports quantitys, however the Acer G246HY only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Eight times lower power consumption (off) Edit
Asus MX239H is 0.5W power consumption when off. That's 4W lower than the Acer G246HY (0.5W).
34 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
17% cheaper to run
Over five years the Asus MX239H only costs £87.17 to run but the Acer G246HY costs £104.61 to run (20% more). Read more
Better selling
The Asus MX239H ranks No. 13997 by number of sales, however the Acer G246HY ranks No. 133878.
Vastly better user reviews
Based on 244 reviews, the average user review score of the Asus MX239H is 91%, however the average rating of the Acer G246HY is 60% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
Does not have an HDCP Edit
The Acer G246HY does not have an HDCP, however the Asus MX239H has an HDCP.
17% slower response time Edit
The Acer G246HY has a response time of 6ms, however the Asus MX239H is a 5ms 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Acer G246HY is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX239H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
89% higher power consumption (off) Edit
The Acer G246HY has a power consumption (off) of 4.5W. That's 4W higher than the Asus MX239H (0.5W).
Fewer sellers
The Acer G246HY is only stocked by 1 store, but the Asus MX239H is stocked by 35 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £17.44
The running costs of the Acer G246HY are £104.61 which is £17.44 more than the Asus MX239H over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Acer G246HY is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 133878 by number of sales in our PC monitors, whereas the Asus MX239H ranks No. 13997.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Acer G246HY is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Asus MX239H is 91% (based on 244 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX239H is a 23" PC monitor. That's 0.8" smaller than the Acer G246HY (23"). 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.

4% smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The Asus MX239H has a display diagonal (metric) of 58.4cm. That's 2.1cm smaller than the Acer G246HY (58.4cm).
11% heavier Edit
The Asus MX239H has a weight of 3.7kg, however the Acer G246HY is a 3.3kg weight PC monitor (400g lighter).
More expensive by £19
The Asus MX239H is £19.44 more expensive than the Acer G246HY.
Older by over one year
The Asus MX239H is 23 months older than the Acer G246HY.

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
hardwaremx.com: Gold Award
maxit.com.my: Design Award

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

27 months Ago 50 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 79.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 25.13
Total running cost £ 104.61
Purchase price £ 147.74
Total cost of ownership £ 252.35
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 84.61
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 87.17
Purchase price £ 167.18
Total cost of ownership £ 254.35
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.43T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
BEST
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
49 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
54.2 - 83.8 28 - 83
Viewable Size, Vertical
296mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Horizontal
527mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 83
Pixel Pitch
0.274 x 274 0.2652 x 0.2652
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Display Diagonal (metric)
60.5cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
15 - -5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
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
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

Power Consumption (off)
4.5W 0.5W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
31W
BEST
33W
Power Consumption (standby)
4.9W 0.5W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
36kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 472mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 131mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 615mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
387mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
169mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
553mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height
387mm 392.2mm
Depth
32mm 207.2mm
Width
553mm 522.2mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
Interface Adapters Included
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
 DVI-I female - HDMI male
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
AC Adapter Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC adapter included

Other Features

Volume Control
 Digital
 Digital
HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 522.2 x 207.2 x 392.2
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