77points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

45points

Sony BVME170

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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs Sony BVME170

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than Sony BVME170?

  • 55W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs145W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports VESA mount
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 1.5kg lighter
    7kgvs8500g
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Sony BVME170 better than Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"?

  • 80.6mm shorter
    282.4mmvs363mm
  • 23.3mm thinner
    214.7mmvs238mm
  • 184mm narrower
    436mmvs620mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports Ethernet
  • Supports digital input

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

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

282.4mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

214.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

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"
Sony BVME170

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.width

620mm

436mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.screen size

27"

16.6"

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

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.

3.resolution

2560 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

4.maximum horizontal viewing angle

170º

89º

Horizontal viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

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

6.maximum vertical viewing angle

160º

89º

Vertical viewing angle is the maximum angle at which a display can be viewed with acceptable visual performance.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

178º

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

100cd/m²

Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Acer Predator X35 35" UW-UXGA

1000cd/m²

2.contrast ratio

1000:1

10:1

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"
Sony BVME170

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"
Sony BVME170

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

3.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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

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

5.supports Ethernet
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

145W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

Miscellaneous

1.supports digital input
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVME170

Digital inputs carry a binary digital signal, instead of an analog signal. Digital input improves the quality of the projection.

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