91points

Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"

91points

NEC X461S

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Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29" vs NEC X461S

Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S
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Why is Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29" better than NEC X461S?

  • 3ms less response time
    5msvs8ms
  • 61W lower power consumption on operation
    74W vs135W
  • Supports total tilt
  • Has anti-glare coating
  • 300.5mm shorter
    317.5mmvs618mm
  • 1.7W lower power consumption on standby
    0.3W vs2W
  • Has a swivel stand
  • 364.5mm narrower
    698.5mmvs1063mm

Why is NEC X461S better than Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"?

  • 1.6x bigger screen size
    46"vs28.8"
  • 200cd/m² more luminance
    500cd/m²vs300cd/m²
  • 3x higher static contrast ratio
    3000:1vs1000:1
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a DVI connector
  • 157.7mm thinner
    43mmvs200.7mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

General info

1.supports total tilt
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

317.5mm

618mm

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3.9mm

3.thickness

200.7mm

43mm

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5.5mm

4.Has a swivel stand
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

698.5mm

1.06m

Best

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340.5mm

Display

1.response time

5ms

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.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

2.screen size

28.8"

46"

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

Best

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108"

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

2560 x 1080px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

6.has anti-glare coating
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

Colors

1.luminance

300cd/m²

500cd/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

3000:1

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.has an ambient light sensor
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

3.HDMI ports

2

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 DVI connector
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

5.has a VGA connector
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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

6.supports Ethernet
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Power

1.power consumption operation

74W

135W

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

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

2.power consumption on standby

0.3W

2W

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

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

3.has a sleep timer
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Features

1.has stereo speakers
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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
Dell UltraSharp U2917W 29"
NEC X461S

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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