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Asus PB238Q (Matte) vs Acer H23HL (Glossy)

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Hello everyone,

My question is just what the title reads. Does anyone have any advice, or has anyone owned these models?

Thank you in advance for your help!

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Use Google or Chrome to translate the reviews. They are all pretty similar, but the HP Envy 23" is the best glossy option while the Eizo EV2336 is the best non-reflective option and best monitor over all.

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Eizo EV2336 Semi-Glossy
HP Envy 23 Glossy
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I have 3 PB278Qs and have friends that each have 3 H236HLs. With that experience I'd go with the Asus. Yes, the Acer's produce sharper images because of the gloss but those things are REALLY glossy, almost like a dimmed mirror. The colors on both are great with the Asus' tending to be a bit more accurate which I prefer. Also the Acer panels have terrible stands and arent VESA compatible where the Asus models are fully VESA compatible and can rotate to portrait out of the box.
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