78points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

76points

NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs NEC PA301W-BK-SV

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than NEC PA301W-BK-SV?

  • 6ms less response time
    1msvs7ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 65W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs155W
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 84mm shorter
    363mmvs447mm
  • 1.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs1.7W
  • 11.8kg lighter
    7kgvs18800g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

Why is NEC PA301W-BK-SV better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 11.11% bigger screen size
    30"vs27"
  • 11.11% higher resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 25x higher static contrast ratio
    25000:1vs1000:1
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • 1053.3m more display colors
    1070mvs16.7m
  • 113.5mm thinner
    124.5mmvs238mm
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º

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General info

1.supports total tilt
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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

447mm

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3.9mm

3.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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.thickness

238mm

124.5mm

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5.5mm

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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

6.weight

7kg

18.8kg

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4.5g

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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.

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1ms

2.pixel density

109ppi

101ppi

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280ppi

3.screen size

27"

30"

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

Best

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108"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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

2560 x 1600px

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7680 x 4320px

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Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

350cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

25000:1

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

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100000000:1

3.display colors

16.7m

1070m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

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1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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 PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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

3.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

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

90W

155W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

1.7W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.supports multicomputer control
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC PA301W-BK-SV

This feature allows to connect several computers to one monitor and control it with just single keyboard and mouse, by using the monitor's built-in peripheral switcher.

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