71points

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"

71points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
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25 facts in comparison

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
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Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Why is Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 100000x higher static contrast ratio
    ?

    100000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 5.4mm narrower
    614.6mmvs620mm
  • 2 more USB ports
    ?

    4vs2

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    ?

    1msvs4ms
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?
  • 31.2mm thinner
    238mmvs269.2mm
  • 38.4mm shorter
    363mmvs401.4mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 996.8g lighter
    7kgvs7996.8g
  • Displays 3D with glasses
    ?

Price comparison

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

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$449.00
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" AmazonAsus Ecran PC Gamer PG278QR
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$799.99

General info

1.supports total tilt
?

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.

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
2.height
?

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

401.4mm

363mm

3.thickness
?

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

269.2mm

238mm

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

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
5.width
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkVision LT1423p

348mm

614.6mm

620mm

6.Supports VESA mount
?

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.

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Display

1.response time
?

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

4ms

1ms

2.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

27"

27"

4.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs. Show more

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
6.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

Colors

1.luminance
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Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

600cd/m²

350cd/m²

350cd/m²

2.contrast ratio
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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. Show more

Best

Acer EB1 EB321HQ Awi

100000000:1

100000000:1

1000:1

Connectivity

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

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
2.HDMI ports
?

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

Best

Acer HN274H

4

1

1

3.DisplayPort outputs
?

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

1

1

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Acer Predator XB1 (XB271HU) 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
5.USB ports
?

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

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

4

2

6.USB ports (side)
?

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

0

0

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

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