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Asus SD433 vs Viewsonic VP2780
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Asus SD433

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Asus SD433

£581.74
£95.11
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with average running costs and a giant 42.5" display diagonal
51
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
57
Running Costs
£210 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
42.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 178° May 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Vertical Viewing Angle Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.5"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Release Date May 2016
Viewsonic VP2780

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Viewsonic VP2780

£591.59
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 27" LCD screen, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
93
Reviews
150 Reviews + 8 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£53 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No Jan 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency B
Asus SD433

71

Overall Score

71

Overall Score

Asus SD433

£581.74
£95.11
Our Verdict:
A fully featured but 2 year old 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with average running costs and a giant 42.5" display diagonal
51
Value for Money
Average
83
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
1 Year Old
57
Running Costs
£210 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good
42.5" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels No 178° May 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Vertical Viewing Angle Release Date
Display Diagonal 42.5"
Display Resolution 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
3D No
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Release Date May 2016
Viewsonic VP2780

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score

Viewsonic VP2780

£591.59
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and multi award winning 27" LCD screen, with an Editor's Choice award from four expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
93
Reviews
150 Reviews + 8 Awards
52
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
73
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£53 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
27" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 20000000:1 No Jan 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 27"
Display Resolution 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 20000000:1
3D No
Release Date Jan 2015
Energy Efficiency B

Top Prices

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Primo IT
£581.74
Go to Store
4 hours agoNext Day Delivery AvailablePay in Installments
£592.97
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Offical Outlet
12 hours agoExcellent Customer Feedback
£597.56
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Tekshop247
£648.10
Go to Store
Offical Outlet
12 hours agoExcellent Customer Feedback
£659.96
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Store
12 hours ago
£659.97
Go to Store
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£591.59
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Store
24 hours agoExcellent Customer Feedback
£629.98
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4 hours agoExcellent Customer Feedback
£699.99
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Reasons For

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
5 Reasons For
15.5" Bigger Display Diagonal
The Asus SD433 has a display diagonal of 42.5", however the Viewsonic VP2780 is only a 27" PC monitor (15.5" smaller).

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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Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus SD433 has a built-in speaker(s), however the Viewsonic VP2780 does not have a built-in speaker(s).

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.

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£10 Cheaper
The Asus SD433 costs £9.85 less than the Viewsonic VP2780.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Better Brand
Asus PC monitors have an average rating of 87.7%, whereas Viewsonic has an average rating of 85.8%.
2 Reasons For
One More HDMI Port
The Viewsonic VP2780 has two HDMI ports, however the Asus SD433 only has one HDMI port.

This indicates the number of HDMI ports the monitor has.

More HDMI ports means that you can plug in more devices (computer, games console, DVD player, etc) to the screen at once.

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75% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Viewsonic VP2780 is £155 cheaper to run than the Asus SD433.
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Reasons Against

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
No data No data

Reviews & Awards

Awards

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
No awards found
8 Awards

Average Expert Rating

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
5 reviews
4 stars
12 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
84 reviews
4 stars
15 reviews
3 stars
10 reviews
2 stars
2 reviews
1 star
5 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Asus has a better average brand rating than Viewsonic. The average brand rating for Asus is 87.65% based on 41,604 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Viewsonic is 85.77% based on 5,205 reviews.
Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Asus

88

88

Based on 41,604 reviews
Viewsonic

86

86

Based on 5,205 reviews

Date Released

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
22 months old Best 38 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.

Built-in Speaker(s)

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.

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Best
Yes
No

Width

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
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.
Asus SD433
Asus
SD433
26 trees 1.0 tonnes CO2
Viewsonic VP2780
Viewsonic
VP2780
7 trees 0.26 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Display Diagonal 42.5"
BEST
27"
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
 20000000:1
20000000:1
 20000000:1
Response Time Unknown - Click to provide data 5ms
Vertical Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178° 178°
Typical Contrast Ratio
3000:1
 3000:1
3000:1
 3000:1
Display
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
LED LCD
 LED
 LCD
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
HD Type
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Digital Vertical Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 335.28mm
Horizontal Viewable Size Unknown - Click to provide data 596.9mm
Display Brightness 300 Cd/m² 350 Cd/m²
BEST
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
HDMI Port 1 2
BEST
Headphone Outputs Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DisplayPort Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI Port Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port Unknown - Click to provide data 4
 
 
 
Multimedia Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Speaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power 20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Performance Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) Unknown - Click to provide data 30,000h
 
 
 
Ergonomics Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Tilt Angle Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Energy Efficiency Class
B
 B
B
 B
Typical Power Consumption 80W 41W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption Unknown - Click to provide data 60kWh
Maximum Power Consumption 100W Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 11.7kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 576mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 259mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 739mm
 
 
 
Operational Conditions Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 8.4kg
Height (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 469.7mm
Depth (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 347.8mm
Width (with Stand) Unknown - Click to provide data 642.7mm
Weight 8.8kg 5.4kg
BEST
Height 73mm 381.7mm
Depth 568mm 56mm
Width 967mm 642.7mm
 
 
 
Packaging Content Asus SD433 Viewsonic VP2780
Cables Included
HDMI DisplayPort
MHL
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 MHL
HDMI DisplayPort
MHL
 HDMI
 DisplayPort
 MHL

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