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Asus VG278 vs Benq GW2765HT

Asus VG278 vs Benq GW2765HT

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Asus VG278
Benq GW2765HT

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Asus VG278 is 3D, whereas the Benq GW2765HT is not. Read more

Monitors that are 3D compatible are able to display 3D images. Some monitors will require you to wear special glasses to appreciate the 3D affect.

A 3D monitor allows you to view 3D content on the monitor such as 3D films, 3D games or 3D applications.

Faster response time Edit
The Asus VG278 has a response time of 2ms, but the Benq GW2765HT 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.

1 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor.
4 Reasons For
11% wider viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Benq GW2765HT has a viewing angle, vertical of 178°. That's 18° wider than the Asus VG278 (178°).
8° wider viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Benq GW2765HT has a viewing angle, horizontal of 178°, however the Asus VG278 is only a 170° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° narrower).
£23 cheaper
The Benq GW2765HT costs £22.69 less than the Asus VG278.
52% cheaper to run
The Benq GW2765HT only costs £82.04 to run over five years but the Asus VG278 costs £171.78 to run (109% more). Read more

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
12% narrower viewing angle, vertical Edit
The Asus VG278 has a viewing angle, vertical of 160°, however the Benq GW2765HT is a 178° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° wider).
5% narrower viewing angle, horizontal Edit
The Asus VG278 has a viewing angle, horizontal of 170°. That's 8° narrower than the Benq GW2765HT (178°).
More expensive by £23
The Asus VG278 is £22.69 more expensive than the Benq GW2765HT.
Older by eight months
The Asus VG278 is eight months older than the Benq GW2765HT.
Higher running costs over five years by £89.74
Over five years the Asus VG278 costs £171.78 to run which is £89.74 more to run than the Benq GW2765HT. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
50% slower response time Edit
The Benq GW2765HT is a 4ms response time PC monitor. That's 2ms slower than the Asus VG278 (4ms). 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.

Less retailers
Only 11 stores sells the Benq GW2765HT, whereas 12 shops sell the Asus VG278. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Awards

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Date Released

43 months Ago 35 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 166.65
Electricity cost - standby £ 5.13
Total running cost £ 171.78
Purchase price £ 301.98
Total cost of ownership £ 473.76
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 82.04
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 82.04
Purchase price £ 279.29
Total cost of ownership £ 361.33
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 50000000:1
BEST
 50000000:1
Display
 LCD
 LED
 LCD
 LED
BEST
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
HDCP
 HDCP
 HDCP
Display SRGB
 Display sRGB
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
28 - 160 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
55 - 85 Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range
24 - 83 Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
0.311 x 0.311 0.2331 x 0.2331
Display Colour Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,070M
Viewing Angle, Vertical
160° 178°
BEST
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
170° 178°
BEST
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
2ms
BEST
4ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours
 16.78 million colours
 1.073 billion colours

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input
 Audio input
 Audio input
PC Audio Out
 PC Audio out
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 1
DVI-D Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 1
DVI Port
1 1
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
 NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
Unknown - Click to provide data

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
Unknown - Click to provide data

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

Picture-in-Picture Support
 Picture-in-Picture support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
100mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
Swivel Angle Range
-75 - 75 Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting
Pivot
 Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Plug & Play
 Plug & 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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
0.6W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
29.5W
BEST
32W
Power Consumption (standby)
1W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS
Compliance Industry Standards
 Rohs
BEST
 Rohs
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10kg 9kg
BEST
Package Height
560mm 487mm
BEST
Package Depth
176mm
BEST
224mm
Package Width
732mm
BEST
748mm
Weight With Stand
8.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
437.8mm
BEST
555mm
Depth (with Stand)
249.7mm 244mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
643mm 641mm
BEST
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.9kg
Height
385.6mm 379mm
Depth
59.5mm 56mm
Width
643mm 641mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
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