73points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

68points

HP L2401x

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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" vs HP L2401x

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than HP L2401x?

  • 11ms less response time
    1msvs12ms
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is HP L2401x better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • Has a HDMI output
  • 10.7W lower power consumption on operation
    28W vs38.7W
  • 5x higher static contrast ratio
    5000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 226.9mm thinner
    11mmvs237.9mm
  • 52.9mm narrower
    566.9mmvs619.8mm
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

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

11mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

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.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

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

5.width

619.8mm

566.9mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

6.weight

7kg

4.6kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

1ms

12ms

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

92ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

24"

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"
HP L2401x

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

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.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.contrast ratio

1000:1

5000:1

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

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"
HP L2401x

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
HP L2401x

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

Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

28W

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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