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Asus MX27AQ PC Monitor

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27" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2016
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
- Frameless LED display with native 2560 x 1440 WQHD resolution, and AH-IPS technology with wide 178 viewing angles- ASUS SonicMaster Technology, co-developed with ICEpower | Bang & Olufsen... More
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Seven Industry Awards

This Asus LCD screen is one of the most awarded by experts in flatpanel monitors of all the PC displays that came out in the last year.

Three expert review sites all thought that this medium monitor was carefully designed. 3dnews.ru gave this LCD screen an "Innovative Design" award, it received a "Good Design" award from Techno-labs.com and Ua.gecid.com gave it an "Original Design" award.

An additional two expert review sites thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC monitor received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk and the writer at Overclock3d.net wrote that it was marvellous and gave it a "Gold Award".

This LCD screen received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net and it received a "Good Choice" award from Pcforalla.idg.se.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this medium monitor is 85% based on nine expert reviews from sites including pcauthority.com.au, altomdata.dk, kitguru.net and dinside.no/data.

Excellent Owner Reviews

MX27 owners on average rated this PC monitor as marvellous.

Good Picture Quality

A number of customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Brian Ellis mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This screen is so lovely been watching some 4k hd Videos and the picture quality colour etc is amazing” in his review of the Asus MX27 and scored it 80 out of 100. Three years ago Buster mentioned “Great image quality and great audio for the size plus it looks gorgeous either on or off” in his Asus MX27 review. Camazon Wustomer mentioned on Amazon “PSU is rated at 64.98 watts, so I imagine this panels improved image quality/technology requires a little more power”.

Several Asus MX27 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. A. Shiell wrote on Amazon “Contrast, colours etc all brilliant”. Allphil gave this PC monitor an excellent review and said in November last year “Vibrant colours, great speakers” in their review. Angus said “Excellent monitor, everything looks better, colours are richer, details are clearer” in their review of the Asus MX27 and rated the product 5 stars.

One Asus MX27 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had clear images. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon two years ago “Bright clear image”. One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a sharp image. Anthony Hold he mentioned in his review “The colours are so rich and bright, great sharpness”.

One Asus MX27 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Camazon Wustomer wrote on Amazon “A better contrast ratio than lots of other models (that overstate the contrast ratio in marketing hype)”. One person thought it had image ghosting. Techguy wrote in their review of the Asus MX27 “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming”.

One Asus MX27 reviewer concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Yavanna wrote in their review on Amazon “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on” and rated this PC monitor as excellent.

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Easy to Use

A few Asus MX27 reviewers thought it was easy to use. Brian Ellis scored it 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon two years ago “Handy that I had one laying around” in his Asus MX27 review. Camazon Wustomer mentioned “You'll likely make mistakes if you are looking to use it solely for this purpose.(Above 400 Pixel/sec LtoR pan, convergence suffers)For everyday full HD multimedia use”. Three years ago Jp mentioned in their Asus MX27 review “Great monitor, minimum fuss setting up, decent pre-sets, easy to use, very easy on the eye”.

Six people who bought the Asus MX27 thought it had a good experience. Haitao Mo mentioned in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “The whole experience is just exciting, as if I had bought a new computer”. Three years ago Mr Peter W Lascelles said “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc”. W. Park mentioned “Have been using it every day since, so I think I have enough experience with it now to write what I think about it”.

Several Asus MX27 reviewers thought this PC monitor had a touch sensitive screen. Buster he wrote “SSD in future)Ony slight negative is the touch sensitive controls are fiddly” in his Asus MX27 review. James K gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them”. Mr. C. N. Watson said “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge”.

A number of people who purchased it considered that it was easy to use the menus. In November last year Christopher Gavey rated it as very good and he wrote “The on-screen menu is simple to operate”. Luke gave it a very good review score and he mentioned two years ago “If anyone has any configuration settings that fix the black levels or the "Normal" colour temp for this please comment”. In November last year Mr J Kennedy he wrote on Amazon “Excellent monitor plenty of menu options, let down slightly by the fact it was supplied with a continental 2 pin plug”.

Some Asus MX27 owners wrote that it was easy to assemble. Yours Truly rated the Asus MX27 as very good and mentioned “Sleek base, of which was easy to assemble”. Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer said “Easy to set up” in their review of the Asus MX27.

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Robust

Some Asus MX27 owners reckoned that it was well made. Bryan Watt mentioned “The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home” and scored the Asus MX27 80 out of 100. Charles Edwards gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote “This monitor is everything Asus claims it to be and even the built in speakers are good.I have connected it to my PC with an HDMI cable”. Christopher Gavey gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The build quality is outstanding”.

A number of customers who bought this PC monitor agreed that it was strong and durable. I. Coulton mentioned in November this year “The build is sturdy as its aluminium”. Musicman mentioned in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “The stand is sturdy enough for me”.

A number of people who reviewed it thought it was reliable. In November last year Concept Filming rated this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote in their Asus MX27 review “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands”. Musicman scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus MX27 review “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable”.

One Asus MX27 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to damage or scratch. T Taylor mentioned “It was as advertised quite damaged packaging, this in no way affected the quality of the product”.

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Good Connectivity

A few Asus MX27 owners concluded that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer scored the Asus MX27 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon two years ago “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports”. C. Quinn mentioned in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon in the same month “Because it has it's own speakers and 2 HDMI ports it is perfectly suited to switch between the PS3” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Also two years ago Chris rated the Asus MX27 5 stars and he mentioned in his review on Amazon “It has a wide range of connections on the back with a handy 2 hdmi slots, which allow for an extended desktop setup or plugging in a game console”.

One Asus MX27 reviewer reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Asus MX27 review “Bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back”.

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had email functionality. Garyt said in their review on Amazon two years ago “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen” but even so they only gave it a score of 1 stars.

One Asus MX27 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was able to connect to the internet. Mr. M. Howe wrote on Amazon two years ago “ProsSuperb pictureDecent sound quality (used for PC's Internet radio)Good build qualityAesthetically pleasing”.

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Nice Design

Some Asus MX27 owners who bought it concluded that it was good looking. Adam gave it a very good review and he mentioned “In fact, I'm tempted to say this product looks as sexy when turned off as it does when turned on”. Anthony Hold gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish and beautifully crafted screen I have come across” in his review of this PC monitor. Ben Vamos mentioned in his review of the Asus MX27 “Every time i sit down in front of the computer i go 'wow' that is a gorgeous picture!i am happy with the sound considering the size of the kit” and rated the product 5 stars.

Several Asus MX27 owners concluded that it was a good design. In November last year Adam mentioned on Amazon “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself” in his review of the Asus MX27. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Pros1) Excellent design”. Amazon Customer also said “Nice design and quality for money”.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was aesthetic. Deep21 mentioned “Although I've seen better displays, aesthetically this is a great looking monitor, although I would say that the B&O sound is over-hyped” in their Asus MX27 review. Fireball Dragon said on Amazon “The monitor itself is built to a high finish and aesthetically pleasing” in their Asus MX27 review and scored the product 5 stars.

Two Asus MX27 reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor had a thick frame. Mr Peter W Lascelles said “Ps3 have to say I have not been disappointed, looks very cool with thin bezel and image quality is amazing” and scored it 5 stars. Expert website Reviewstudio.net gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus MX27 review “It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction”.

One person who bought it concluded that it was smooth. Adam said “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was noisy. A. Shiell said in their review of this PC monitor “Its only loud enough for a small room”. Camazon Wustomer mentioned on Amazon “The Bang & Olufsen ICEpower internal amplifier and internal speakers are very much louder than any monitor I've had” and gave it a score of 4 stars. Jess rated it 5 stars and he said “Are actually fairly loud when you need them to be” in his review of the Asus MX27.

Good Size

Several customers who bought this PC monitor mentioned that it was thin. In November last year Adam scored this PC monitor very highly and he mentioned in his review of the Asus MX27 “Fantastic looking monitor with a slim bezel”. Anthony Hold mentioned three years ago “The screen itself is thin, sleek and sophisticated in its design” in his Asus MX27 review. Chris mentioned in his Asus MX27 review “The slim besel design and sundial stand looks slick”.

Some Asus MX27 reviewers agreed that it was a good height. Two years ago Magpie said on Amazon “Lovely - although no height adjustment” and scored the product very highly. Magpie also mentioned “I have mine on a shelf so the height is perfect.”. Magpie also said “It has height adjustment”.

Several people who bought it said that it was a good size. Jake he said in his review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution”. Three years ago Thomas Coote scored the product 5 stars and he mentioned “27 inches is a good size for any desk, although you definitely shouldn't be setting with your eyes inches from this thing” in his review of the Asus MX27.

One customer wrote that this PC monitor was a good depth. Adam mentioned in his Asus MX27 review on Amazon “Colour depth looks great particularly in games, makes such a difference to viewing images compared to my old Hanns-G monitor”.

One person considered that it was tight. Buster gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote three years ago “I chose this unit for it's looks and claimed audio abilities to partner a 2012 Mac Mini (tight space and preferred to avoid external speakers)Not the cheapest” in his review of the Asus MX27.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers considered that it was good quality. Alex said in his review of this PC monitor “Sound quality is also excellent and having 2 HDMI ports is fantastic”. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Looks really trendy.2) Amazing picture quality”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “1 W when in standby.6) Excellent sound quality”.

Good Sound Quality

Several Asus MX27 reviewers considered that it had good sound quality. Camazon Wustomer mentioned three years ago “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate” in their review. Chris mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Clear.#60hz ips with 5ms response time makes this great for gaming too.#The sound quality” in his review. Deep21 said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Audio quality is only slightly better than any other integral monitor speakers”.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 12,930 expert and user reviews for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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Good Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Mr. C. N. Watson said on Amazon “Great monitor with excellent picture and features” in their review of this PC monitor. Vladimir R. gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel” in their Asus MX27 review.

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Ps4veteran said in their review of this PC monitor “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good Support

One Asus MX27 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it had good technical guidance. Brownwood gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote three years ago “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless” in their review.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus MX27 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other latest PC monitors.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price], the Asus PB287Q[plb_3869741_price], or the Acer XG270HU[plb_2846714_price].

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

At 178 degrees, the Asus MX27 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for the last year. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MX27 is 65° and the widest is 180°.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus MX27 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age. Medium monitors that were launched in the last year have vertical viewing angles of between 50° and 180°.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MX27 is a two HDMI port PC monitor.

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Very Large Color Gamut

The smallest color gamut of latest PC monitors is 68%, the largest is 110%, and the average color gamut is 82%. When compared to other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the MX27, the color gamut of the Asus MX27 of 100 percent is one of the largest.

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3840 X 2160 Graphics Resolution

The Asus MX27 has a maximum resolution of 3840 x 2160. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080).

A 3840 x 2160 graphics resolution is in fact the best resolution amongst all medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year.

A 640 x 350 graphics resolution is the worst resolution across comparable types of LCD screen.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Audio Power

The Asus MX27 has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (6 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average RMS rated audio power of PC displays that were launched in the last 12 months is 4.8W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 0.5W to 20W.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The Asus MX27 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MX27 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most recently released medium monitors do not have a built-in camera. The Asus MX27 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC screens which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Lenovo X1[plb_3755263_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other latest medium monitors, the Asus MX27 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus MX27 is more than most medium monitors that were released in the last year. The most frequently found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this LCD screen.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The power consumptions when off of PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the MX27 range from 0.005W to 350W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus MX27 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MX27.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus MX27

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when Asus released the MX27.

LCD Display Type

The Asus MX27 has a better display type than most comparable spec PC screens that were released around the same time as it. This PC display has an LCD display type, whereas most newly released medium monitors have an LED display type.

PC monitors with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the Eizo FORIS FS2735[plb_3186951_price] (LED and higher rated).

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7 Awards

3dnews.ru Innovative Design pcforalla.idg.se Good Choice techno-labs.com Good Design kitguru.net Must Have overclock3d.net Gold Award ua.gecid.com Original Design altomdata.dk Recommended

Expert Reviews

(17)
15 May 2015

There are two distinct audiences for reviews such as these. Those of you who are genuinely interested in seeking out an excellent display. We'll get to you in a moment. The other section is those...

Overclock3d.net

T here's a plethora of 27inch monitors on the market and Asus has thrown another one into the mix with the MX27AQ. This model is part of Asus's Designo MX series of monitors, bringing a 27inch... Read more…

3 April 2015

This is an excellent prosumer monitor. It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction. The IPS panel alongside the WLED used would recommend the monitor...

26 February 2015

I hold the ASUS Designo MX27AQ in very high regard. Image quality is exceptionally high and for a quality IPS panel the pricing is reasonable ? targeted in the UK at £479.99 inc vat.First...

Kitguru.net

22 May 2015

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 by Haruna Babangida
(Verified Purchase)

This is a great monitor. In fact it turned out to be my fourth 4K monitor. Here's my story. I originally had the Acer S277HKwmjdpp 27-Inch 4K2K which was visually stunning. Unfortunately this had... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Daniel Guidera
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor. No regrets on this one. Games look fantastic on the screen.

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great Monitor, I use it with my imac mini and the screen res is stunning.

Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Gordon L
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this monitor is probably the stylish design out there, I opted for the 27" 1440p model as its provides a crisp looking, edge to edge modern design, the base sets the monitor apart... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2016 by Timothy P.
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic! so good i brought 2 of them.

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