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Acer G257HL vs Samsung S24D30

Acer G257HL vs Samsung S24D30

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Acer G257HL
Samsung S24D30

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
A bit bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer G257HL has a display diagonal of 25", whereas the Samsung S24D30 is only a 24" PC monitor (1" 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.

User reviews are significantly better
Based on 1 user review, the Acer G257HL has an average review score of 100%, whereas the Samsung S24D30 has an average rating of 78% (based on 182 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Vastly faster response time Edit
The Samsung S24D30 has a response time of 2ms, however the Acer G257HL is a 4ms response time PC monitor (2ms 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 £4
The Samsung S24D30 is £3.75 cheaper than the Acer G257HL.
4 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 £29.22
Over five years the Samsung S24D30 only costs £47.69 to run however the Acer G257HL costs £76.91 to run (61% more). Read more

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Slower response time Edit
The Acer G257HL is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the Samsung S24D30 (2ms). 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.

£4 more expensive
The Acer G257HL is more expensive than the Samsung S24D30 by £3.75.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 stores sells the Acer G257HL, but 8 stores sell the Samsung S24D30. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
61% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the Acer G257HL are £76.91 which is £29.22 more than the Samsung S24D30. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung S24D30 is a 24" PC monitor. That's 1" smaller than the Acer G257HL (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.

Older by over one year
The Samsung S24D30 is 14 months older than the Acer G257HL.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung S24D30 is only 78%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer G257HL is 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 37 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 76.91
Purchase price £ 101.74
Total cost of ownership £ 178.65
Details
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

0.38T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
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)
 10000000:1
BEST
 10000000:1
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
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 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
4ms 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

Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
HDMI Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

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

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -1 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 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
 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
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.01W
Power Consumption (typical)
30W 18W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption
40kWh 34kWh
BEST
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

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.4kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 408mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 111mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 635mm
Weight With Stand
3.5kg 3.2kg
BEST
Height (with Stand)
415mm
BEST
417.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
119mm
BEST
197mm
Width (with Stand)
640mm 569mm
BEST
Weight
3.2kg 2.8kg
BEST
Height
426.4mm 342.1mm
Depth
185.6mm 53.9mm
Width
576.9mm 569mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
 VGA
 AC
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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