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Acer K242HLA vs Asus PA329Q

Acer K242HLA vs Asus PA329Q

Acer K242HLA
Asus PA329Q

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
4x faster response time Edit
The Acer K242HLA has a response time of 1ms, but the Asus PA329Q is a 5ms response time PC monitor (4ms 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 £964
The Acer K242HLA costs £964.04 less than the Asus PA329Q.
83% cheaper to run
Over five years the Acer K242HLA only costs £61.28 to run but the Asus PA329Q costs £354.58 to run (479% more). Read more
Vastly better user reviews
Based on 66 reviews, the average user review score of the Acer K242HLA is 89%, however the average rating of the Asus PA329Q is 60% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons For
8" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a display diagonal of 32", whereas the Acer K242HLA is only a 24" PC monitor (8" 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.

Four HDMI ports Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a four HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Acer K242HLA only has one HDMI port.
Built-in USB hub Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a built-in USB hub, but the Acer K242HLA does not.
Built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Asus PA329Q has a built-in speaker(s), whereas the Acer K242HLA 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.

Available from 8 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this PC monitor and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer K242HLA is a 24" PC monitor. That's 8" smaller than the Asus PA329Q (32"). 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.

Three less HDMI ports Edit
The Acer K242HLA has one HDMI port, however the Asus PA329Q only has four HDMI ports.
Does not have a built-in USB hub Edit
The Acer K242HLA does not have a built-in USB hub, however the Asus PA329Q does.
Does not have a built-in speaker(s) Edit
The Acer K242HLA does not have a built-in speaker(s), but the Asus PA329Q 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.

Less retailers
The Acer K242HLA is only stocked by 7 stores, whereas the Asus PA329Q is stocked by 15 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The Acer K242HLA is eight months older than the Asus PA329Q.
4 Reasons Against
80% slower response time Edit
The Asus PA329Q is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms slower than the Acer K242HLA (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.

£964 more expensive
The Asus PA329Q is more expensive than the Acer K242HLA by £964.04.
More expensive to run over five years by 479%
The running costs over five years of the Asus PA329Q are £354.58 which is £293.30 more than the Acer K242HLA. Show assumptions.
Significantly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Asus PA329Q is only 60%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer K242HLA is 89% (based on 66 reviews).

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 13 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 58.97
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.31
Total running cost £ 61.28
Purchase price £ 138.57
Total cost of ownership £ 199.85
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 354.58
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 354.58
Purchase price £ 1,102.61
Total cost of ownership £ 1,457.19
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

0.3T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.8T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
45
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
24" 32"
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Display SRGB
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Display sRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 - 135
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 398.52mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 708.48mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1845 x 0.1845
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Diagonal (metric)
61cm 81.28cm
BEST
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
250 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
BEST
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
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

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Port
1 4
BEST
Mini DisplayPort
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 5
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
BEST
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
 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 6W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Compatible Memory Cards
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC
 Memory Stick (MS)
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 SD
 SDHC
 SDXC

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

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

Ergonomics

Picture-in-Picture Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture support
Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 25 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
 Swivelling
BEST
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 60 - -60
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CRO
 IND
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 DUT
 CZE
 THA
 RUS
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CRO
 IND
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Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 21
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.4W
Power Consumption (off)
0.35W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
23W
BEST
138.3W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
34kWh 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
 MPR II
 RoHS
 MPR II
 RoHS
Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 15.7kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 552mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 350mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 847mm
Weight With Stand
3.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
421.2mm
BEST
615mm
Depth (with Stand)
208mm
BEST
240mm
Width (with Stand)
567mm
BEST
735mm
Weight
3.3kg
BEST
12.5kg
Height
335.9mm 615mm
Depth
52mm 240mm
Width
567mm 735mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 VGA
 AC
BEST
 VGA
 AC

Technical Details

Display Modes
 Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Active Display Area (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 708.48mm
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