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AOC Q2778VQE PC Monitor

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27" 80000000:1 LCD Feb 2015
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Experience a new level of sharpness with this large 68.5 cm (27 ) monitor. The Q2778VQE utilises a state-of-the-art TN panel with the stunning WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. With its... More
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AOC 27 1440p Monitor (Q2778VQE) Review
AOC Q2778VQE 1440p 60hz Monitor Review - By TotallydubbedHD

13 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

Experts love this PC screen and have given it five awards.

The editor of HEXUS.net gave this LCD screen a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Best Buy" award from In4.pl who thought it was would make a great purchase. This medium monitor also received a "Gold" award from Pcgameware.co.uk who wrote it was fantastic.

This PC display received a "Value for Money" award from Pcmasters.de who concluded that this flatpanel monitor was good value for money.

This PC screen received a "Worth Buying" award from Kitguru.net.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Seven experts from sites including Digital Versus, gadgetspeak.com, kitguru.net and chip.com.tr have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 79%.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 35 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium monitor is 82%.

Excellent Brand

On average AOC medium monitors have excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all PC screens built by AOC.

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Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality. One AOC Q2778 owner wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. In October Devon Lady said on Amazon “Great colours, etc”.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote that the AOC Q2778 was easy to use. One AOC Q2778 reviewer said in their reviews that the AOC Q2778 was easy to setup. Tim Boddington rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Quick to set up” in his review.

One AOC Q2778 owner wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. E=mc2 rated it as excellent and said on Amazon “In fact, in order to sit a comfortable distance away”.

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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Pcmasters.de highlighted in their review that this medium monitor was good value for money.

Good Product Quality

Five people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good quality. A few weeks ago Alxvy rated the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Great picture quality, DVI-DL worked flawlessly on the PC” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert Reviews said in their review this month “Good overall picture quality” . Expert Reviews also said “Respectable picture quality”.

Nice Design

One AOC Q2778 owner who reviewed the AOC Q2778 mentioned that it was good looking. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their review of the AOC Q2778 last year “The accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity” .

Robust

One person who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was well made. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The Q2778VQE has a relatively modest build and finish” and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100.

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the Q2778 range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the AOC Q2778 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the Q2778.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The AOC Q2778 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Across all PC monitors of this age and spec the resolution ranges from 720 x 400 (worst) to 4096 x 2160 (best).

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC displays of a similar type and age to the Q2778 is 1ms and the slowest is 40ms. At only 1 millisecond, the AOC Q2778 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the Q2778.

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9 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One AOC Q2778 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was not heavy and bulky. In October last year expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The fairly chunky bezel doesn't i”. One AOC Q2778 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was not good structurally. In October Expert Reviews mentioned in their AOC Q2778 review “Construction too plasticky”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the Q2778 have a built-in speaker, however the AOC Q2778 does not have a built-in speaker.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 29UM57-P[plb_2782303_price] or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year, the AOC Q2778 does not have a built-in camera.

Other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec, the AOC Q2778 is not 3D compatible.

PC monitors which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The AOC Q2778 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the Q2778 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the AOC Q2778 is more than most PC displays that have been around for more than a year. This LCD screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to the Q2778. The cables included "DisplayPort", "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the AOC Q2778 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. Flatpanel monitors that were launched around the same time as the Q2778 have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the Q2778 have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the AOC Q2778 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst comparable spec LCD screens of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the AOC Q2778

Released Over a Year Ago

This AOC PC screen has been on the market for over a year.

LCD Display Type

The AOC Q2778 has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most LCD screens of a similar age and spec to it.

PC displays with a better display type that might also be worth considering include the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] (LED and higher rated), or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] (LED and higher rated) or the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price] (LED and cheaper).

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5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
8 January 2016

If you're only interested in image quality and don't want any additional features, you can get a decent screen at a good price. The AOC Q2778VQE is the perfect example, offering impressive quality... Read more…

Full sRGB coverage
1ms response time and little ghosting
Good viewing angles for a TN panel
Good overall picture quality
Excellent responsiveness 6 ms)
Very fiddly buttons
Poor quality stand
Stand offers limited adjustability
Construction too plasticky
Basic stand
19 June 2015

With the monitor headlines dominated by 3840 x 2160 4K, 3440 x 1440 Ultra Wide, G-Sync and FreeSync, is it really worth us Gaming on a 2560 x 1440 screen or could it be merely seen as a stop gap?...

Pcgameware.co.uk

21 May 2015

The AOC Q2778VQE is a great example of why TN technology still has a place in a market increasingly dominated by IPS and AHVA panels.Although the viewing angles aren't quite as good, it provides...

Kitguru.net

15 April 2015

The AOC q2778vqe measures 62.5x38x1.5cm, its stand is circular and 22cm across this raises the unit by 8cm from your desk.The viewable screen is 60x34cm which gives the notional imperial... Read more…

30 March 2015

The AOC Q2778VQE is a value-for-money QHD monitor. Its responsiveness makes it a great option for gamers, and the accurate colours make it a pretty handy tool for productivity and multimedia...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Anonymous

( I had a BB gift so I got mine there.) the very first thing you must do is lower the Brightness to 30% as the factory setting is way too high. this will OC 61-80Hz but you will always skip a... Read more…

Reviewed 26 June 2015 by BobB
BobB would recommend the AOC Q2778VQE (Verified Purchase)

I have a single EVGA Titan Black driving these monitors and they are great. No dead pixcles and no tearing of the picture during fast changing game playing. Plus they have the major connections -... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Gambiman
Gambiman would recommend the AOC Q2778VQE (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is incredible, the UHD really makes the difference. I use it for gaming and movies...

Reviewed 11 July 2013 by Steve F.

One aspect of the setup that caused me confusion was the wireless setup. You can only configure the wireless setting when the camera is hard-wired, but you cannot use the wireless capabilities... Read more…

Reviewed 17 October 2015 by Ivanjb
Ivanjb would recommend the AOC Q2778VQE (Verified Purchase)

Real value for money. Well packed and easy to install. Comes complete with all required cables. Good clean images and color...

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Electricity cost when switched on $35.75
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.09
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00685417097982, 00763109154530, 04038986185134, 04058829157395

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