77points

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"

47points

Sony BVMF170

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Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" vs Sony BVMF170

Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170
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47
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27" better than Sony BVMF170?

  • 20W lower power consumption on operation
    90W vs110W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Has a swivel stand
  • Supports VESA mount
  • 1.6kg lighter
    7kgvs8600g
  • Displays 3D with glasses
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is Sony BVMF170 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

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

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3.9mm

3.thickness

238mm

214.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170

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"
Sony BVMF170

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

436mm

Best

Toshiba PA3923U-2LC3

340.5mm

Display

1.screen size

27"

16.5"

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 BVMF170

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

1080 x 1920px

Best

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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

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178º

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170

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

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1000cd/m²

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170

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"
Sony BVMF170

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

4.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG278QR 27"
Sony BVMF170

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 BVMF170

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

110W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

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