75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

72points

Dell S2316H 23"

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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" vs Dell S2316H 23"

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Dell S2316H 23"?

  • 5ms less response time
    1msvs6ms
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Dell S2316H 23" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 4.7W lower power consumption on operation
    34W vs38.7W
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.5W
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 58.1mm thinner
    179.8mmvs237.9mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

237.9mm

179.8mm

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LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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.width

619.8mm

520.7mm

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Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.supports portrait mode
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

1ms

6ms

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.pixel density

108ppi

95ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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.

5.has an IPS screen
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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.

6.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

250cd/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

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

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
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

4.has FireWire
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

34W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

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
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Dell S2316H 23"

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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