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Acer XG270HU vs Benq XL2730

Acer XG270HU vs Benq XL2730

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Acer XG270HU
Benq XL2730

Top Prices

Laptops Direct
Checked 19 hours ago
Standard delivery: £9.95
In stock
Ebuyer
Checked 13 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 5 left!
Amazon UK
Checked 1 hour ago
Standard delivery: £5.28
In stock
Argos
Checked 11 hours ago
Standard delivery: £6.95
Amazon UK
Checked 43 minutes ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
Ebuyer Business
Checked 4 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock, only 4 left!
AWD-IT
Checked 4 hours ago
Out of stock

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
£155 cheaper
The Acer XG270HU is £155 cheaper than the Benq XL2730.
More popular
The Acer XG270HU is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 14077 by sales volume in our PC monitors, whereas the Benq XL2730 ranks No. 15887.
5 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Benq XL2730 is two, but the Acer XG270HU only has one HDMI port.
1 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
One more awards
The Benq XL2730 has 9 awards from expert review sites, however the Acer XG270HU has 8 awards.
Considerably better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Benq XL2730 is 81%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 70% (based on 21 reviews).
Marginally better user reviews
The average user review score of the Benq XL2730 is 95%, but the average rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92% (based on 41 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only one HDMI port Edit
The Acer XG270HU is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Benq XL2730 only has two HDMI ports.
Fewer sellers
Only 15 sellers sells the Acer XG270HU, but 16 stores sell the Benq XL2730. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this PC monitor, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Acer XG270HU has received 8 awards, the Benq XL2730 has received 9 awards.
A lot Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Acer XG270HU is only 70%, whereas the average expert rating of the Benq XL2730 is 81% (based on 24 reviews).
Marginally Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Acer XG270HU is 92%, whereas the average user rating of the Benq XL2730 is 95% (based on 96 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £155
The Benq XL2730 is £155 more expensive than the Acer XG270HU.
Older by over one year
The Benq XL2730 is 15 months older than the Acer XG270HU.
Less popular
The Benq XL2730 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 15887 by number of sales in our PC monitors, but the Acer XG270HU ranks No. 14077.

Awards

8 Awards
guru3d.com: Recommended
HEXUS.net: Approved
hispazone.com: Best for Games
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
ua.gecid.com: The Choice of Gamers
vido.com.ua: Recommended
9 Awards
chip.com.my: Outstanding
hardwareheaven.com: Performance Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcgameware.co.uk: Silver
tek.no: Recommended
tomshardware.co.uk: Editor Recommended
tomshardware.com: Editor Recommended
tomshw.it: Editor Recommended
xtremehardware.com: Performance Award

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

12 months Ago 27 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 166.65
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 166.65
Purchase price £ 399.97
Total cost of ownership £ 566.62
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.83T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.83 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
27" 27"
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
BEST
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
BEST
 Wide Quad HD
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 144
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 56 - 144
Viewable Size, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 335.66mm
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 596.74mm
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Vertical Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Horizontal Scan Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 24 - 120
Pixel Pitch
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.233 x 0.233
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 160°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
BEST
Display Diagonal (metric)
68.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 TN+Film
 TN+Film
Display Brightness
350 cd/m² 350 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms 1ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 72%
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Headphone out
Microphone in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
BEST
VGA (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
1 1
USB Type-A Downstream Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
 AC (power) in
Unknown - Click to provide data

Multimedia

Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

Networking

Ethernet LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Height Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data 140mm
Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
 Height adjustment
BEST
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 -5 - 20
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -45 - 45
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting
Pivot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pivot
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 17
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
LED Indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicators

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 65W
AC Input Voltage
 90
 90-264
 9
 90
 90-264
 9

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.8kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 703mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 245mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 486mm
Weight With Stand
3.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
451mm
BEST
557.4mm
Depth (with Stand)
206mm
BEST
226mm
Width (with Stand)
614mm
BEST
633.7mm
Weight
3.5kg
BEST
7.5kg
Height
368mm 372.6mm
Depth
37.5mm 61mm
Width
614mm 633.7mm

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
 USB
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