Acer G246HY vs Asus MX239H
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Acer G246HYvsAsus MX239H

Acer G246HY

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Acer G246HY

£139.99
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 23.8" PC monitor, with good features and a good price
91
Reviews
4 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Sep 2013 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 23.8"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2013
Energy Efficiency A
Asus MX239H

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 23" LCD screen, with a gold award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
91
Reviews
773 Reviews + 2 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 80000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2012
Acer G246HY

81

Overall Score

81

Overall Score

Acer G246HY

£139.99
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and classic 23.8" PC monitor, with good features and a good price
91
Reviews
4 Reviews
83
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Features
Good Features
60
Age
4 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£34 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent
23.8" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 100000000:1 Yes Sep 2013 A
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 23.8"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100000000:1
3D Yes
Release Date Sep 2013
Energy Efficiency A
Asus MX239H

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 23" LCD screen, with a gold award from one expert review website and an additional award from another expert site
91
Reviews
773 Reviews + 2 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
5 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£87 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
23" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Display Diagonal 23"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 80000000:1
3D No
Release Date Nov 2012

Top Prices

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Reasons For

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
3 Reasons For
4% Bigger Display Diagonal
The Acer G246HY is a 23.8" PC monitor. That's 0.8" bigger than the Asus MX239H (23").

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.

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3D
The Acer G246HY is 3D, but the Asus MX239H is not.

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.

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Cheaper to Run by £53 Over Five Years
Over five years the Acer G246HY is £53 cheaper to run than the Asus MX239H.
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Faster Response Time
The Asus MX239H has a response time of 5ms, but the Acer G246HY is a 6ms response time PC monitor (1ms slower).

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.

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Marginally Better User Reviews
The Asus MX239H has an average user review score of 89% based on 610 reviews, however the Acer G246HY has an average rating of 85% (based on 4 reviews).
Better Brand
Asus PC monitors have an average rating of 88.2%, whereas Acer has an average rating of 85%.

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
No awards found
2 Awards
hardwaremx.com: Gold Award maxit.com.my: Design Award

Average Expert Rating

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The Asus MX239H has better user reviews than the Acer G246HY. The average user reviews score for the Asus MX239H is 89% based on 610 reviews, where as the average score for the Acer G246HY is 85% based on 4 reviews.
Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
5 stars
2 reviews
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
437 reviews
4 stars
94 reviews
3 stars
30 reviews
2 stars
29 reviews
1 star
20 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than Acer. The average brand rating for Asus is 88.2% based on 43,342 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Acer is 84.98% based on 9,221 reviews.
Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Acer

85

85

Based on 9,221 reviews
Asus

88

88

Based on 43,342 reviews

Proportion of Users That Recommend It

Date Released

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
53 months old Best 64 months old

Key Features

Display Diagonal

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.

3D

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.

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Best
Yes
No

Response Time

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.

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

PC monitor running costs calculated based on an average of 8 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the PC monitor and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving PC monitors.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these PC monitors for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Acer G246HY
Acer
G246HY
4 trees 0.17 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Asus MX239H
Asus
MX239H
11 trees 0.43 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Display Diagonal 23.8"
BEST
23"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
100000000:1
 100000000:1
100000000:1
 100000000:1
Response Time 6ms 5ms
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Display
LED
 LED
LED
 LED
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported Video Modes
1080i 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
1080i 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Vertical Viewable Size 296mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Viewable Size 527mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Horizontal Scan Range Unknown - Click to provide data
Pixel Pitch
Display Diagonal (metric) 60.5cm
BEST
58.4cm
Display Brightness 250 Cd/m² 250 Cd/m²
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
HDMI Port 2 2
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
VGA (D-Sub) Port 1 1
DVI Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Multimedia Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Speaker 2 2
RMS Rated Power 1.5W 6W
BEST
Loudspeaker 2 2
 
 
 
Performance Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) 30,000h Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Ergonomics Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Tilt Angle
 
 
 
Power Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Typical Power Consumption 31W
BEST
33W
Standby Power Consumption 0.49W
BEST
0.5W
Power Consumption (off) 0.45W
BEST
0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 36kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 6.1kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 472mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 131mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 615mm
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Weight With Stand 3.6kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand) 387mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand) 169mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand) 553mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight 3.3kg
BEST
3.7kg
Height 350mm 392.2mm
Depth 15mm 207.2mm
Width 565mm 522.2mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Cables Included
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
VGA HDMI
 VGA
 HDMI
 
 
 
Other Features Acer G246HY Asus MX239H
Dimensions (W X D X H) With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data

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