NEC EA275WMi vs Viewsonic VA2465SM-3

NEC EA275WMi
Viewsonic VA2465SM-3

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3.4" bigger display diagonal Edit
The NEC EA275WMi is a 27" PC monitor. That's 3.4" bigger than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (23.6"). 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.

29% brighter display brightness Edit
The NEC EA275WMi is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 100 cd/m² brighter than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (250 cd/m²).
Height adjustment Edit
The NEC EA275WMi has a height adjustment, however the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 does not have a height adjustment.
6 Reasons For
1ms faster response time Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms faster than the NEC EA275WMi (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.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has an RMS rated power of 4W, however the NEC EA275WMi is only a 2W RMS rated audio power PC monitor (2W lower). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Hugely lighter Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor. That's 5.1kg lighter than the NEC EA275WMi (3.6kg).
£223 cheaper
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 costs £114.97, whereas the NEC EA275WMi is £337.71.
Available from 3 shops
The more stores stock this PC monitor, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£48.72 cheaper to run
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 only costs £56.40 to run over five years whereas the NEC EA275WMi costs £105.12 to run (86% more). Read more

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
17% slower response time Edit
The NEC EA275WMi has a response time of 6ms, however the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
NEC EA275WMi is only 2W RMS rated audio power. That's 2W lower than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 (4W). Read more

RMS rated power is a true measure of the power of the audio system on a monitor. It also sometimes referred to as the Continuous Power. RMS stands for Root Mean Square and is measured in Watts (voltage x current). The RMS rated power is the highest amount of power that an amplifier can deliver continuously without failing.

A higher RMS rated power will provide audio that is louder and cleaner.

Significantly heavier Edit
The NEC EA275WMi has a weight of 8.7kg, whereas the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is a 3.6kg weight PC monitor (5.1kg lighter).
More expensive by £223
The NEC EA275WMi is £222.74 more expensive than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3.
Fewer sellers
The NEC EA275WMi is only stocked by 5 retailers, but the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is stocked by 8 shops. 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 £48.72
Over five years the running costs of the NEC EA275WMi are £105.12 which is £48.72 more than the Viewsonic VA2465SM-3. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has a display diagonal of 23.6", but the NEC EA275WMi is a 27" PC monitor (3.4" 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.

100 cd/m² dimmer display brightness Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 has a display brightness of 250 cd/m², but the NEC EA275WMi is a 350 cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (100 cd/m² brighter).
Does not have a height adjustment Edit
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 does not have a height adjustment, however the NEC EA275WMi has a height adjustment.
Three months older
The Viewsonic VA2465SM-3 is older than the NEC EA275WMi by three months.

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

15 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 105.12
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 105.12
Purchase price £ 337.71
Total cost of ownership £ 442.83
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 56.40
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 56.40
Purchase price £ 114.97
Total cost of ownership £ 171.37
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Energy Efficiency Class

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.
0.28T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27"
BEST
23.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 20000:1
BEST
 20000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
BEST
 2560 x 1440
 1920 x 1440
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
 1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
 1152 x 864 (XGA+)
 1024 x 768 (XGA)
 832 x 624
 800 x 600 (SVGA)
 640 x 480 (VGA)
Backlight Type
 W-LED
BEST
 W-LED
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
HD Type
 2K Ultra HD
BEST
 2K Ultra HD
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Vertical Frequency
56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
31.5 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 293.22mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 521.28mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
56 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
31.5 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Colour Count
16.77M 16.77M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
178° 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
178° 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 3000:1
 3000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.5cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
250 cd/m²
Response Time
6ms 5ms
BEST
DDC/CI
 DDC/CI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 94.4%
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
 Headphone out
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
 3.1
 2.0/3.0
 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0/3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 2.0
 3.0
Audio Input
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input
DisplayPorts Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI-I Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Upstream Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In USB Hub
 Built-in USB hub
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
2W 4W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer

Design

Feet Colour
 Black
 Black
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Windows Operating Systems Supported
 Windows 8
 Windows 8

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
130mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 30 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Rotating
 Rotating
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-170 - 170 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
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
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
BEST
 B
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.47W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
41W 22W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
60kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
57W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 100
 220
 100-220
 24
 100-240
 240
 100
 220
 100-220
 24
 100-240
 240

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
5 - 35 Unknown - Click to provide data

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
 RoHS
 MPR II
 TCO
Compliance Industry Standards
 Rohs
 Rohs
BEST
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified
EPEAT Compliance
 Silver
 Silver

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 417mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 132mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 624mm
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 407.19mm
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 193.14mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 563.89mm
Weight
8.7kg 3.6kg
BEST
Height
417.9mm 347.09mm
Depth
230mm 45.96mm
Width
639.2mm 563.89mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Power Consumption (economy Mode)
35W Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Colours
16.77 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Sensor
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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