74points

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"

78points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
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Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Why is Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 18.5W lower power consumption on operation
    71.5W vs90W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.1W lower power consumption on standby
    0.4W vs0.5W
  • 14.7g lighter
    6.99kgvs7000g
  • 6mm narrower
    614mmvs620mm

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 50cd/m² more luminance
    350cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 38.4mm shorter
    363mmvs401.4mm
  • 30.4mm thinner
    238mmvs268.4mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Displays 3D with glasses

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 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.height

401.4mm

363mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 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.thickness

268.4mm

238mm

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5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 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.weight

6.99kg

7kg

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Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

4ms

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

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 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 Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 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

3840 x 2160px

2560 x 1440px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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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.contrast ratio

100000000:1

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

3.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

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

5.USB ports

4

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.USB ports (side)

0

0

The USB ports on the side are easier to access than those in the back and can be useful for plugging and unplugging devices quickly.

Best

Asus ProArt PA27AQ 27"

6

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Power

1.power consumption operation

71.5W

90W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.4W

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 Predator XB1 (XB271HK) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

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

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