78points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

57points

Samsung MD230X3

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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs Samsung MD230X3

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than Samsung MD230X3?

  • 7ms less response time
    1msvs8ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • 48W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs138W
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 200mm shorter
    363mmvs563mm
  • 2.5W lower power consumption on standby
    0.5W vs3W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 17.1kg lighter
    7kgvs24100g

Why is Samsung MD230X3 better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs1000:1
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    178ºvs170º
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    178ºvs160º
  • Has a VGA connector

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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

563mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

307.2mm

Best

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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.

5.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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

24.1kg

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4.5g

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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"

23"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung MD230X3

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.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

5.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

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178º

6.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

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Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

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1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

3000:1

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

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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"
Samsung MD230X3

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Samsung MD230X3

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

138W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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