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Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

79points

Samsung S27A650D

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Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" vs Samsung S27A650D

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" better than Samsung S27A650D?

  • 4ms less response time
    4msvs8ms
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 27.5mm shorter
    363mmvs390.5mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • 22.7mm narrower
    619.8mmvs642.5mm

Why is Samsung S27A650D better than Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"?

  • 48W lower power consumption on operation
    42W vs90W
  • 5000x higher static contrast ratio
    5000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 0.1W lower power consumption on standby
    0.4W vs0.5W
  • 700g lighter
    6.3kgvs7000g
  • 1.4kg less shipping weight
    9.2kgvs10.6kg
  • 197.4mm thinner
    40.5mmvs237.9mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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

390.5mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

237.9mm

40.5mm

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
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Samsung S27A650D

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 PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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.shipping weight

10.6kg

9.2kg

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

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0.8kg

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Display

1.response time

4ms

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.

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1ms

2.screen size

27"

27"

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

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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 PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

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 PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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

5000000:1

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.

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100000000:1

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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"
Samsung S27A650D

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

3.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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 PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

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

5.Has WiFi
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.has FireWire
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Samsung S27A650D

A FireWire port allows fast transfers of big files such as HD movies. However, newer USB versions achieve a similar speed.

For example

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

42W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.4W

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

Best

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0W

3.has a sleep timer
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Samsung S27A650D

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 PG279Q 27"
Samsung S27A650D

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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