90points

Acer XR XR342CK 34"

50points

Samsung MD230X6

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Acer XR XR342CK 34" vs Samsung MD230X6

Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Why is Acer XR XR342CK 34" better than Samsung MD230X6?

  • 3ms less response time
    5msvs8ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 225W lower power consumption on operation
    51W vs276W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 392mm shorter
    368.3mmvs760.3mm

Why is Samsung MD230X6 better than Acer XR XR342CK 34"?

  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs1000:1
  • 6º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs172º
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 1.9mm thinner
    307.2mmvs309.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports digital input

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

368.3mm

760.3mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

309.1mm

307.2mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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.shipping weight

15.6kg

43.1kg

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

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

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Display

1.response time

5ms

8ms

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

34"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung MD230X6

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 XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

3440 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

172º

178º

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

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

3000:1

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

3.display colors

1070m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

2.has a DVI connector
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

3.has a VGA connector
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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

4.has FireWire
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

Dell S2316H 23"

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Power

1.power consumption operation

51W

276W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

6W

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 XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

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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Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Acer XR XR342CK 34"
Samsung MD230X6

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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