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Acer H257HU vs Asus MX27

Acer H257HU vs Asus MX27

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Acer H257HU
Asus MX27

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
25% faster response time Edit
The Acer H257HU has a response time of 4ms, however the Asus MX27 is a 5ms response time PC monitor (1ms 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 £248
The Acer H257HU is £247.57 cheaper than the Asus MX27.
5 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.
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Acer H257HU is 98%, whereas the average rating of the Asus MX27 is 92% (based on 138 reviews).
4 Reasons For
2" bigger display diagonal Edit
The Asus MX27 has a display diagonal of 27", but the Acer H257HU is only a 25" PC monitor (2" 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.

Two HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Asus MX27 is two, but the Acer H257HU only has one HDMI port.
Five more awards
The Asus MX27 has 6 awards, however the Acer H257HU has 1 award.
Expert reviews are better
The Asus MX27 has an average expert review score of 85% based on 16 reviews, but the Acer H257HU has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
8% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Acer H257HU is a 25" PC monitor. That's 2" smaller than the Asus MX27 (27"). 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The Acer H257HU is a one HDMI port PC monitor, whereas the Asus MX27 only has two HDMI ports.
Five less awards
The Acer H257HU has only received 1 award, but the Asus MX27 has received 6 awards.
Expert review Rating is Worse
The average expert rating of the Acer H257HU is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Asus MX27 is 85% (based on 16 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
1ms slower response time Edit
The Asus MX27 is a 5ms response time PC monitor. That's 1ms slower than the Acer H257HU (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.

£248 more expensive
The Asus MX27 is more expensive than the Acer H257HU by £247.57.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Asus MX27, however 6 stores sell the Acer H257HU. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Two months older
The Asus MX27 is older than the Acer H257HU by two months.
Lower user review Score
The Asus MX27 has an average user rating of 92%, but the Acer H257HU has an average user rating of 98% (based on 2 reviews).

Awards

1 Award
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
6 Awards
3dnews.ru: Innovative Design
altomdata.dk: Recommended
kitguru.net: Must Have
overclock3d.net: Gold Award
techno-labs.com: Good Design
ua.gecid.com: Original Design

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 28 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 99.14
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 99.14
Purchase price £ 497.56
Total cost of ownership £ 596.70
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.49T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
25" 27"
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Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 100000000:1
 100000000:1
Display
 LED
 LED
3D
 3D
 3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 2560 x 1440
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 2560 x 1440
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 1000:1
 1000:1
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Display Diagonal (metric)
63.5cm 68.47cm
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Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
300 cd/m²
Response Time
4ms
BEST
5ms
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
BEST
 16:9
Colours
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours
Pixel Density
Unknown - Click to provide data 109ppi

Ports & Interfaces

PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
Headphone Outputs
1 1
Audio Output
 Audio output
Unknown - Click to provide data
DisplayPort
1 1
HDMI Port
1 2
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DVI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Built-in camera
TV Tuner Integrated
 TV tuner integrated
 TV tuner integrated

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Thin Client

Thin Client Installed
 Thin client installed
 Thin client installed

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

Height Adjustment
 Height adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 15 20 - -5
Tilt Adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
 Tilt adjustment
Swivelling
 Swivelling
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
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
LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (PowerSave)
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
0.4W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 38.67W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.45W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 46W

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data -30 - 65
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
 RoHS
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Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.3kg
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 700mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 120mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 537mm
Weight With Stand
3.7kg
BEST
5.5kg
Height (with Stand)
424.9mm
BEST
429.5mm
Depth (with Stand)
216.9mm
BEST
225.4mm
Width (with Stand)
570mm
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614.4mm
Weight
3.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
570mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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 HDMI
 DVI
 AC
 DisplayPort
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