81points

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

91points

Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
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Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
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40 facts in comparison

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" vs Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
81
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91
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Why is Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" better than Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"?

  • 1ms less response time
    4msvs5ms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 78.7mm narrower
    619.8mmvs698.5mm
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has WiFi

Why is Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29" better than Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"?

  • 6.67% bigger screen size
    28.8"vs27"
  • 16W lower power consumption on operation
    74W vs90W
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    2vs1
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • 45.5mm shorter
    317.5mmvs363mm
  • 0.2W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs0.5W
  • 1 more DisplayPort outputs
    2vs1

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

317.5mm

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

3.thickness

237.9mm

200.7mm

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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 PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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.weight

7kg

4.94kg

Best

Asus VX278Q 27"

4.5g

Display

1.response time

4ms

5ms

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

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

27"

28.8"

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 PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

2560 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

5.has an IPS screen
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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.has anti-glare coating
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Colors

1.luminance

350cd/m²

300cd/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

1000:1

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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 PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

3.DisplayPort outputs

1

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

4.HDMI ports

1

2

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

5.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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

For example

Samsung CJ791

6.USB ports

0

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

74W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.3W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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 PG279Q 27"
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

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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