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Acer 276HL vs Viewsonic VG2439M

Acer 276HL vs Viewsonic VG2439M

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Acer 276HL
Viewsonic VG2439M

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
3" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3" bigger than the Viewsonic VG2439M (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.

18° wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor, whereas the Viewsonic VG2439M is only a 160° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
5% wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Acer 276HL is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Viewsonic VG2439M (170°).
Cheaper by £154
The Acer 276HL is £153.99 cheaper than the Viewsonic VG2439M.
17 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Significantly better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer 276HL is 100% based on 1 review, whereas the average rating of the Viewsonic VG2439M is 71% (based on 54 reviews).
3 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439M is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the Acer 276HL (5ms). 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.

Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439M has a built-in speaker(s), but the Acer 276HL does not have 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.

£2.77 cheaper to run
The Viewsonic VG2439M is £2.77 cheaper to run than the Acer 276HL over five years. Read more

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The Acer 276HL has a response time of 6ms, however the Viewsonic VG2439M 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.

Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer 276HL does not have a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VG2439M 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £2.77
Over five years the Acer 276HL costs £64.30 to run which is £2.77 more to run than the Viewsonic VG2439M. Show assumptions.
7 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VG2439M has a display diagonal of 24", but the Acer 276HL is a 27" PC monitor (3" 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.

Narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
Viewsonic VG2439M is only 160° vertical viewing angle. That's 18° narrower than the Acer 276HL (160°).
Marginally narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
Viewsonic VG2439M is only 170° horizontal viewing angle, but the Acer 276HL is a 178° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
£154 more expensive
The Viewsonic VG2439M is more expensive than the Acer 276HL by £153.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Viewsonic VG2439M, however 18 retailers sell the Acer 276HL. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Six months older
The Viewsonic VG2439M is older than the Acer 276HL by six months.
Hugely Lower user review Score
The Viewsonic VG2439M only has an average user rating of 71%, but the Acer 276HL has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

54 months Ago 60 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.84
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.46
Total running cost £ 64.30
Purchase price £ 114.99
Total cost of ownership £ 179.29
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 61.53
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 61.53
Purchase price £ 268.98
Total cost of ownership £ 330.51
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.31T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.31 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
27"
BEST
24"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Backlight Type
 W-LED
 W-LED
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Separate H/V Sync
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Separate H/V sync
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 50 - 75
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 82
Pixel Pitch
0.3114 x 0.3114 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178°
BEST
160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178°
BEST
170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DVI-D Port
1 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AC (power) in

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Ergonomics

Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data -5 - 20
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
24.12W 24W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.48W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
50kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 110
 220
 110-220
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 32 - 104
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 508mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 190mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 634mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.2kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 435.2mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 239.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 560.3mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 332.7mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 58.2mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 560.3mm

Other Features

Weight (imperial)
10.14lbs Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (imperial)
17.4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (imperial)
25.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (imperial)
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
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