78points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

64points

HP ENVY 27

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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs HP ENVY 27

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than HP ENVY 27?

  • 6ms less response time
    1msvs7ms
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 2mm narrower
    620mmvs622mm
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is HP ENVY 27 better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 10000x higher static contrast ratio
    10000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 100g lighter
    6.9kgvs7000g
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • 0.6kg less shipping weight
    10kgvs10.6kg
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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.

3.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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.shipping weight

10.6kg

10kg

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

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0.8kg

5.weight

7kg

6.9kg

Best

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4.5g

6.width

620mm

622mm

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Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

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Display

1.response time

1ms

7ms

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

109ppi

81.59ppi

Best

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

27"

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 PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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 PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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

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 PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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

2.HDMI ports

1

1

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

Best

Acer HN274H

4

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ENVY 27

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

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