77points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

86points

LG 38UC99-W 38"

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Comparison winner
LG 38UC99-W 38"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs LG 38UC99-W 38"

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"
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86
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than LG 38UC99-W 38"?

  • 4ms less response time
    1msvs5ms
  • 30W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs120W
  • 86.6mm shorter
    363mmvs449.6mm
  • 155.7mm thinner
    238mmvs393.7mm
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 276.6mm narrower
    620mmvs896.6mm
  • 2.3kg lighter
    7kgvs9298.6g
  • 2.6kg less shipping weight
    10.6kgvs13.2kg

Why is LG 38UC99-W 38" better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 40.74% bigger screen size
    38"vs27"
  • 1.67x higher resolution
    3840 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    2vs1
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

449.6mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

393.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

896.6mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.response time

1ms

5ms

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

109ppi

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

280ppi

3.screen size

27"

38"

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"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

3840 x 1600px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/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

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

4.HDMI ports

1

2

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

Best

Acer HN274H

4

5.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

6.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

120W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.supports PiP and PaP
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
LG 38UC99-W 38"

Devices supporting PiP and PaP - Picture in Picture can show two images from different sources at the same time by splitting the viewing window or creating a smaller window inside the bigger image.

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