56points

Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"

75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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Acer G5 G215HV 21.5" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Why is Acer G5 G215HV 21.5" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 6.1W lower power consumption on operation
    32.6W vs38.7W
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 3kg lighter
    4kgvs7000g
  • 5.1kg less shipping weight
    5.4kgvs10.5kg
  • 49.9mm thinner
    188mmvs237.9mm
  • 101.6mm narrower
    518.2mmvs619.8mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"?

  • 4ms less response time
    1msvs5ms
  • 25.58% bigger screen size
    27"vs21.5"
  • 1.78x higher resolution
    2560 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 5.88% higher pixel density
    108ppivs102ppi
  • 1.67x higher static contrast ratio
    1000:1vs600:1
  • 150cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs200cd/m²
  • 80º wider horizontal viewing angle
    170ºvs90º
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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.weight

4kg

7kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

3.shipping weight

5.4kg

10.5kg

The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

4.Supports VESA mount
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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.

6.thickness

188mm

237.9mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

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Display

1.response time

5ms

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

21.5"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1440px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

5.pixel density

102ppi

108ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

6.has an IPS screen
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
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.

For example

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

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Colors

1.contrast ratio

600:1

1000:1

Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation.

Best

Acer XB0 XB240H 24"

100000000:1

2.luminance

200cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

3.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 G5 G215HV 21.5"
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 DVI connector
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

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

4.has a VGA connector
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

5.SCART ports

0

0

The number of SCART ports determines how many devices can be connected simultaneously, for instance video game consoles and set-top-boxes.

Best

Asus 27T1E

2

6.has an external memory slot
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

Dell UltraSharp U2413 24"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

32.6W

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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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Acer G5 G215HV 21.5"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Samsung C43J89 43"

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