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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

88points

NEC X551S

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs NEC X551S

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than NEC X551S?

  • 7ms less response time
    1msvs8ms
  • 70W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs160W
  • Supports total tilt
  • 363.3mm shorter
    363mmvs726.3mm
  • 1.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs2W
  • 19kg lighter
    7kgvs26000g
  • 14.6kg less shipping weight
    10.6kgvs25.2kg
  • Has a swivel stand

Why is NEC X551S better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 2.04x bigger screen size
    55"vs27"
  • 4x higher static contrast ratio
    4000:1vs1000:1
  • 150cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs350cd/m²
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has a DVI connector
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 195mm thinner
    43mmvs238mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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

726.3mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

43mm

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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"
NEC X551S

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.shipping weight

10.6kg

25.2kg

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

Best

Asus VP247N 23.6"

0.8kg

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Display

1.response time

1ms

8ms

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

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

55"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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.

4.has an IPS screen
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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.

5.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

178º

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

500cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

4000:1

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

3.display colors

16.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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 X551S

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"
NEC X551S

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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

6.supports Ethernet
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

160W

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

3.has a sleep timer
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
NEC X551S

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"
NEC X551S

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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