DELL U2414H vs HP Dreamcolor Z27

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HP Dreamcolor Z27

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
8.3mm larger viewable size diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a viewable size diagonal of 605mm, but the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is only a 596.7mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor (8.3mm smaller).
50% faster response time Edit
The DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (12ms). 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.

Two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The DELL U2414H is a two HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 only has one HDMI ports quantity.
Four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the DELL U2414H is four, but the HP Dreamcolor Z27 only has two USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
8% higher height adjustment Edit
The DELL U2414H has a height adjustment of 130mm. That's 10mm higher than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (120mm).
A lot lower power consumption (max) Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 74W maximum power consumption PC monitor, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 110W maximum power consumption PC monitor (36W higher).
Significantly lighter Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 5.2kg lighter than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (8.8kg).
Cheaper to run by £129.22
The DELL U2414H only costs £43.58 to run over five years however the HP Dreamcolor Z27 costs £172.80 to run (297% more). Read more
4 Reasons For
3.2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.2" bigger than the DELL U2414H (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.

39.14mm bigger viewable size, vertical Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 335.6mm viewable height PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H is only a 296.46mm viewable height PC monitor (39.14mm smaller).
7% bigger display diagonal (metric) Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 4.13cm bigger than the DELL U2414H (68.6cm).
50 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 50 cd/m² brighter than the DELL U2414H (300 cd/m²).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
3.2" smaller display diagonal Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display diagonal of 23.8", whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 27" PC monitor (3.2" 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.

39.14mm smaller viewable size, vertical Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 296.46mm viewable height PC monitor. That's 39.14mm smaller than the HP Dreamcolor Z27 (335.6mm).
Moderately smaller display diagonal (metric) Edit
The DELL U2414H is a 64.47cm display diagonal PC monitor, whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 68.6cm display diagonal PC monitor (4.13cm bigger).
50 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The DELL U2414H has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², whereas the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 300 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (50 cd/m² brighter).
10 Reasons Against
Smaller viewable size diagonal Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 596.7mm viewable size diagonal PC monitor. That's 8.3mm smaller than the DELL U2414H (596.7mm).
4ms slower response time Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has a response time of 12ms, however the DELL U2414H is an 8ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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 HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC monitor, whereas the DELL U2414H only has two HDMI ports quantitys.
Two less USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys on the HP Dreamcolor Z27 is two, but the DELL U2414H only has four USB Type-A downstream ports quantitys.
10mm lower height adjustment Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has a height adjustment of 120mm, however the DELL U2414H is a 130mm maximum height adjustment PC monitor (10mm higher).
33% higher power consumption (max) Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is a 110W maximum power consumption PC monitor. That's 36W higher than the DELL U2414H (110W).
5.2kg heavier Edit
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 has a weight of 8.8kg, whereas the DELL U2414H is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (5.2kg lighter).
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Older by ten months
The HP Dreamcolor Z27 is ten months older than the DELL U2414H.
£129.22 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the HP Dreamcolor Z27 are £172.80 which is £129.22 more than the DELL U2414H over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

25 months Ago 34 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 41.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.56
Total running cost £ 43.58
Purchase price £ 131.94
Total cost of ownership £ 175.52
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 166.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 6.15
Total running cost £ 172.80

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.22T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.22 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.86T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.86 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
23.8" 27"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 2000000:1
BEST
 2000000:1
Display
 LED
 LCD
BEST
 LED
 LCD
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2048 x 1080
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 2560 x 1600 (WQXGA)
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
 2048 x 1080
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1366 x 768
 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 720 x 576
 720 x 480
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size Diagonal
605mm
BEST
596.7mm
Viewable Size, Vertical
296.46mm 335.6mm
BEST
Viewable Size, Horizontal
527.04mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 76 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.274 x 0.274 0.233 x 0.233
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal (metric)
64.47cm 68.6cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
8ms
BEST
12ms
Color Gamut
85% Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Number of Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
 3.1
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 3.0
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPorts Quantity
2 2
HDMI Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
4
BEST
2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
 Built-in USB hub
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Feet Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

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
130mm
BEST
120mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-22 - 6.5 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
 Cable lock slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
 Pivot
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
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
BEST
 CHI (SIMPL)
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 POR
 ESP
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Current Rating
1.5A Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
16W
BEST
65W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Power Consumption (max)
74W
BEST
110W
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
0 - 5000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Non-Operating Altitude
0 - 12192 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
5 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 80 20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 5 - 35

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 TCO
BEST
 RoHS
 TCO
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (bottom)
6.05mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (top)
6.05mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Bezel Width (side)
6.05mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
485.8mm 420.4mm
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
185mm
BEST
242.4mm
Width (with Stand)
539.1mm
BEST
641mm
Weight
3.6kg
BEST
8.8kg
Height
321.1mm 420.4mm
Depth
45.6mm 242.5mm
Width
539.1mm 641mm

Packaging Content

Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
BEST
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stand Included
 Stand included
Unknown - Click to provide data
User Guide On CD-ROM
 User Guide on CD-ROM
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Auto Power Off
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback