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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"

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BenQ XL2720Z

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Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27" vs BenQ XL2720Z

Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27" better than BenQ XL2720Z?

  • Supports total tilt
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 348mm shorter
    363mmvs711mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 7.1mm thinner
    237.9mmvs245mm
  • 300g lighter
    7.2kgvs7500g
  • Supports portrait mode

Why is BenQ XL2720Z better than Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    1msvs4ms
  • 63W lower power consumption on operation
    27W vs90W
  • 12000x higher static contrast ratio
    12000000:1vs1000:1
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    2vs1
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 0.5kg less shipping weight
    10.2kgvs10.7kg
  • 133.8mm narrower
    486mmvs619.8mm

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General info

1.supports total tilt
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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

711mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

237.9mm

245mm

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5.5mm

4.Supports VESA mount
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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 PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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

10.7kg

10.2kg

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

1ms

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"

27"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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 PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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7680 x 4320px

6.maximum horizontal viewing angle

178º

170º

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

Best

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178º

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Colors

1.luminance

300cd/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

12000000:1

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

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100000000:1

3.display colors

1073.7m

16.7m

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

4.has an ambient light sensor
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

An ambient light sensor adjusts the luminance of the device according to the amount of natural light that surrounds it.

For example

Samsung CHG90 49"

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.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

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4

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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

4.has a DVI connector
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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

5.has a VGA connector
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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

For example

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

6.USB ports

2

3

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

Best

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7

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Power

1.power consumption operation

90W

27W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

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Features

1.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ 27"
BenQ XL2720Z

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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