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Asus MX259 vs Samsung S24D30

Asus MX259 vs Samsung S24D30

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Asus MX259
Samsung S24D30

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX259 is a 25" PC monitor. That's 1" bigger than the Samsung S24D30 (24"). 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.

11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus MX259 has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°, however the Samsung S24D30 is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus MX259 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°. That's 8° wider than the Samsung S24D30 (170°).
One more HDMI port Edit
The Asus MX259 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung S24D30 only has one HDMI port.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus MX259 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Samsung S24D30 does not. 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.

Much better user reviews
Based on 128 reviews, the average user review score of the Asus MX259 is 90%, however the average rating of the Samsung S24D30 is 78% (based on 182 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, but the Asus MX259 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

Cheaper by £118
The Samsung S24D30 costs £118 less than the Asus MX259.
3 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.
47% cheaper to run
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £47.69 to run but the Asus MX259 costs £89.73 to run (88% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
3ms slower response time Edit
The Asus MX259 has a response time of 5ms, but the Samsung S24D30 is a 2ms response time PC monitor (3ms 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.

More expensive by £118
The Asus MX259 is £118 more expensive than the Samsung S24D30.
Less retailers
The Asus MX259 is only stocked by 5 sellers, whereas the Samsung S24D30 is stocked by 8 shops. 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.
£42.04 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the Asus MX259 costs £89.73 to run which is £42.04 more to run than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Asus MX259 (24"). 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.

12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the Asus MX259 is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
Narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 8° narrower than the Asus MX259 (170°).
One less HDMI port Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has one HDMI port, however the Asus MX259 only has two HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Samsung S24D30 does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Asus MX259 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.

Older by nine months
The Samsung S24D30 is nine months older than the Asus MX259.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Samsung S24D30's average user score is only 78%, however the Asus MX259's is 90% (based on 128 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 37 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 89.73
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 89.73
Purchase price £ 215.99
Total cost of ownership £ 305.72
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 46.15
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.54
Total running cost £ 47.69
Purchase price £ 97.99
Total cost of ownership £ 145.68
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.45T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.24T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.24 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 80000000:1
BEST
 80000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
BEST
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
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
30 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.288 x 0.288 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 250 cd/m²
Response Time
5ms 2ms
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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
2
BEST
1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
BEST
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
RMS Rated Power
6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Performance

Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (Mac)

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
20 - -5 -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.5W 0.01W
BEST
Power Consumption (typical)
35W 18W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 34kWh
Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
BEST
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

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
6.4kg 4.4kg
BEST
Package Height
117mm
BEST
408mm
Package Depth
496mm 111mm
BEST
Package Width
659mm 635mm
BEST
Weight With Stand
4.3kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
224mm
BEST
417.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
414mm 197mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
578mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
4.3kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 342.1mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 53.9mm
Width
578mm 569mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
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