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Acer B296CL

75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer B296CL
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Acer B296CL vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Why is Acer B296CL better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 2.4W lower power consumption on operation
    36.3W vs38.7W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 176.9mm thinner
    61mmvs237.9mm

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Acer B296CL?

  • 7ms less response time
    1msvs8ms
  • 33.33% higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs2560 x 1080px
  • Supports total tilt
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 66.2mm narrower
    619.8mmvs686mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

2.thickness

61mm

237.9mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

4.Has a swivel stand
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

5.width

686mm

619.8mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The screen can be turned into portrait mode which is better to view isolated images like documents, photos, etc.

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Display

1.response time

8ms

1ms

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

29"

27"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.has an IPS screen
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

5.resolution

2560 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a DVI connector
Acer B296CL
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

36.3W

38.7W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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