Asus PG278Q vs LG 34UM95C

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Asus PG278Q
LG 34UM95C

Top Prices

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Standard delivery: $25.00
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In stock, only 2 left!
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In stock (114 available)
Amazon US
Out of stock

Reasons For

5 Reasons For
30 cd/m² brighter display brightness Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a display brightness of 350 cd/m² cd/m², however the LG 34UM95C is only a 320 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor (30 cd/m² dimmer).
Faster response time Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 1msms response time PC monitor. That's 4ms faster than the LG 34UM95C (5msms). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

Lower power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 0.5WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor. That's 0.7W lower than the LG 34UM95C (1.2WW).
$139 cheaper
The Asus PG278Q costs $139 less than the LG 34UM95C.
Available from 9 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this PC monitor remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
7 Reasons For
7" bigger screen size Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 34"" PC monitor. That's 7" bigger than the Asus PG278Q (34""). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

18° wider vertical viewing angle Edit
The LG 34UM95C has a vertical viewing angle of 178°°, whereas the Asus PG278Q is only a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor (18° narrower).
Wider horizontal viewing angle Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor. That's 8° wider than the Asus PG278Q (178°°).
18.53cm bigger display diagonal Edit
The LG 34UM95C is an 87cmcm display diagonal PC monitor. That's 18.53cm bigger than the Asus PG278Q (87cmcm).
One more USB 3.0 port Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the LG 34UM95C is three, but the Asus PG278Q only has two USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

One more USB Type-A downstream port Edit
The number of USB Type-A downstream ports on the LG 34UM95C is three, but the Asus PG278Q only has two USB Type-A downstream ports.
Better user reviews
Based on 26 user reviews, the average review score of the LG 34UM95C is 84%, whereas the average rating of the Asus PG278Q is 76% (based on 125 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
7" smaller screen size Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a screen size of 27"", however the LG 34UM95C is a 34"" PC monitor (7" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the monitor. It is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal means that the screen will be larger and better for displaying lots of content or for seeing the detail in photos and videos.

12% narrower vertical viewing angle Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a 160°° vertical viewing angle PC monitor. That's 18° narrower than the LG 34UM95C (178°°).
8° narrower horizontal viewing angle Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a horizontal viewing angle of 170°°, however the LG 34UM95C is a 178°° horizontal viewing angle PC monitor (8° wider).
A lot smaller display diagonal Edit
The Asus PG278Q has a display diagonal of 68.47cmcm, however the LG 34UM95C is an 87cmcm display diagonal PC monitor (18.53cm bigger).
Only two USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB 3.0 port PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UM95C only has three USB 3.0 ports. Read more

USB 2.0 ports are used to connect peripherals such as a kayboard, mouse, or external drive to your computer via your monitor. The USB 2.0 port can also be used for USB flash drives.

Only two USB Type-A downstream ports Edit
The Asus PG278Q is a two USB Type-A downstream port PC monitor, whereas the LG 34UM95C only has three USB Type-A downstream ports.
Lower user review Score
The Asus PG278Q's average user rating is only 76%, however the LG 34UM95C's is 84% (based on 26 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Dimmer display brightness Edit
The LG 34UM95C is a 320 cd/m² cd/m² display brightness PC monitor. That's 30 cd/m² dimmer than the Asus PG278Q (320 cd/m² cd/m²).
4ms slower response time Edit
The LG 34UM95C has a response time of 5msms, however the Asus PG278Q is a 1msms response time PC monitor (4ms faster). Read more

The response time on a PC monitor is a measure of how quickly the monitor reacts to image data sent by the computer's graphics card. Fast response times are particularly important for gamers, who should ideally look for a response time of 8 milliseconds or less.

A faster (shorter) response time is better because fast moving graphics will appear smoother and the gaming experience will feel more responsive.

0.7W higher power consumption when in PowerSave mode Edit
The LG 34UM95C has a power consumption when in PowerSave mode of 1.2WW, but the Asus PG278Q is a 0.5WW power consumption when in PowerSave mode PC monitor (0.7W lower).
More expensive by $139
The LG 34UM95C is $139 more expensive than the Asus PG278Q.
Fewer sellers
The LG 34UM95C is only stocked by 3 sellers, but the Asus PG278Q is stocked by 12 retailers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by five months
The LG 34UM95C is five months older than the Asus PG278Q.

Awards

34 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
3dnews.ru: Editor's Choice
allround-pc.com: Recommended Product
Bjorn3d.com: Golden Bear Award
chip.com.my: Outstanding
Digital Versus: 5 Star
elektroniktest.dk: Gold
gamestar.de: Platinum
guru3d.com: Top Pick
hardware.info: Gold Award
hothardware.com: Editor's Choice
hwa.com.tr: High Performance
hwp.com.tr: Editor's Choice
itwriter.ru: Recommended
ixbt.com: Original Design
kitguru.net: Must Have
legitreviews.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
nordichardware.se: Recommended
overclock3d.net: Performance
overclockersclub.com: Editor's Choice
PC Mag: Editor's Choice
pcauthority.com.au: Hot Award
pcgameware.co.uk: Gold
pcper.com: Gold
prad.de: Very Good
profesionalreview.com: Platinum
techgage.com: Editor's Choice
techno-labs.com: Editor's Choice
tek.no: Recommended
teknokulis.com: Gold
tweaktown.com: Editor's Choice
vido.com.ua: Recommended
xtremehardware.com: Gold
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

14 months Ago 20 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Display

Screen Size
27" 34"
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 5000000:1
 5000000:1
BEST
Display Type
 LED
 LED
Graphics Resolution
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
 2560 x 1440
 3440 x 1440
BEST
Display Surface
 Matt
 Matt
3D Technology
 NVIDIA 3D Vision
 NVIDIA 3D Vision
HD Type
 Wide Quad HD
 Wide Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
50 - 144 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Horizontal Frequency
89 - 222 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Pixel Pitch
0.233 x 0.233 0.2325 x 0.2325
Display Colour Count
16.77M Unknown - Click to provide data
Vertical Viewing Angle
160° 178°
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
170° 178°
BEST
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Display Diagonal
68.47cm 87cm
BEST
Display Technology
 IPS
 IPS
Display Brightness
350 cd/m²
BEST
320 cd/m²
Response Time
1ms
BEST
5ms
Color Gamut
Unknown - Click to provide data 99%
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Native Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 21:9
 16:9
 21:9
Supported Number of Colours Display
 16.78 million colours
 16.78 million colours

Ports & Interfaces

DisplayPort
1 1
USB 3.0 Port
2 3
BEST
HDMI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Type-A Downstream Port
2 3
BEST
USB Hub Version
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
 USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Multimedia

RMS Rated Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 14W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Design

Case Colour
 Black
 Black

Performance

NVIDIA 3D Vision
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Pivot Angle
0 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Height Adjustment
120mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Tilt Angle
-5 - 20 -5 - 15
Swivel Angle Range
-60 - 60 Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
BEST
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
0.5W
BEST
1.2W
Power Consumption When Off
0.5W 0.5W
Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 80W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 77kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
38.7W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 24
 100
 100-240
 240
 24
 100
 100-240
 240

Certificates

Certification
 RoHS
BEST
 RoHS

Weight & Dimensions

Package Weight
10.5kg 10.1kg
BEST
Packaging Height
456mm
BEST
513mm
Packaging Depth
300mm 177mm
BEST
Packaging Width
756mm
BEST
904mm
Weight With Stand
7kg 7.7kg
BEST
Height With Stand
554.5mm 468.9mm
BEST
Depth With Stand
237.9mm 172.9mm
BEST
Width With Stand
619.8mm
BEST
829.9mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.7kg
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 379.8mm
Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 82.9mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 829.9mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
 USB
 AC
 DisplayPort
 HDMI
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