75points

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"

85points

Samsung U28D590D

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" vs Samsung U28D590D

Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27" better than Samsung U28D590D?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 41.1mm narrower
    619.8mmvs660.9mm
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Samsung U28D590D better than Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"?

  • 3.7% bigger screen size
    28"vs27"
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 6.7W lower power consumption on operation
    32W vs38.7W
  • 2.25x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 45.69% higher pixel density
    157.35ppivs108ppi
  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • 20cd/m² more luminance
    370cd/m²vs350cd/m²
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.5W

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

64.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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"
Samsung U28D590D

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.shipping weight

10.5kg

7.4kg

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

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

6.weight

7kg

5.8kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

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Display

1.response time

1ms

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.pixel density

108ppi

157.35ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

28"

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"
Samsung U28D590D

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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

170º

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

350cd/m²

370cd/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

10000000:1

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
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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"
Samsung U28D590D

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

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

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Power

1.power consumption operation

38.7W

32W

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

3.has a sleep timer
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports 4K resolution
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q 27"
Samsung U28D590D

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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