76points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

81points

HP ZR2740w

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
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HP ZR2740w
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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs HP ZR2740w

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w
76
points
81
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than HP ZR2740w?

  • 6ms less response time
    1msvs7ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 30W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs120W
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 29mm shorter
    363mmvs392mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 26mm narrower
    620mmvs646mm
  • 3.5kg lighter
    7kgvs10500g

Why is HP ZR2740w better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 11.11% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 30cd/m² more luminance
    380cd/m²vs350cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 170mm thinner
    68mmvs238mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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

363mm

392mm

Best

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

68mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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.

6.width

620mm

646mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.pixel density

109ppi

101ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

2.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

3.screen size

27"

27"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

4.has an IPS screen
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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. PLS (Plane to Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, which has increased brightness and lower production costs.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1600px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

380cd/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

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

3.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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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

2.HDMI ports

1

0

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 ZR2740w

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
HP ZR2740w

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

5.USB ports

2

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

6.USB version

3

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

Best

Acer H7 H277HU 27"

3.1

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

120W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

2W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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