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Asus PB328

Asus PB328Q PC Monitor

tomshardware.com Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Editor's Choice
32" 100000000:1 LED Apr 2015
Screen Size Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Built-In Speaker Release Date
- 178/178 ultra wide-viewing-angle eliminates color shift for excellent visual performance- Provides 100% sRGB color space with WQHD resolution (2560x1440)- Eye care features including Flicker... More
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19 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com both concluded that this LCD screen was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Asus PC Monitors Have Good Reviews

Asus is one of the better rated PC display manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium monitors.

Good Support

One person who purchased it considered that it had good technical guidance. Ktp mentioned in their Asus PB328 review on Amazon “Of course does its best to help protect your eyes.”.

Robust

Four customers considered that the Asus PB328 was well made. In October last year Ktp said “There is even a special "theatre" setting for this purpose! There are speakers built in that are automatically available over an HDMI connection” in their Asus PB328 review. Last year Techsmart.co.za wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Solid performance”. Techsmart.co.za also wrote “Well built”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Asus PB328 had a flickering image.

Nice Design

A few Asus PB328 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. Techsmart.co.za said in their review of this PC monitor “Sleek and comfortable design”. Techsmart.co.za also mentioned “Nice design flourishes”. Techsmart.co.za also said “Compact design with customizable lightin”.

One customer who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking. Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their Asus PB328 review in October last year “Elegant appearance”.

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Good Battery Life

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Techsmart.co.za said last year “Good battery life”.

Easy to Use

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Techsmart.co.za mentioned “Highest overall efficiency I've seen yet, excellent voltage stability, all rails, amazing ripple control, fan hardly ever comes on in normal use, fully modular” in their review of this PC monitor.

One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Techsmart.co.za said in their Asus PB328 review “Quick and easy to setup”. One Asus PB328 owner who bought the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Four USB Type-A Downstream Ports

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the PB328 have between one and five USB Type-A downstream ports, including the Asus PB328 which has four USB Type-A downstream ports.

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Good Product Quality

One Asus PB328 owner who bought this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. Last year Techsmart.co.za wrote “Solid viewing quality” in their review of the Asus PB328.

Good Size

Three Asus PB328 reviewers said that it was compact. Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their review “Stylis, compact desig”. Techsmart.co.za also mentioned “Compact camera and inconspicuous overall desig”. One Asus PB328 reviewer said in their reviews that the Asus PB328 was thin. Techsmart.co.za said in their review of the Asus PB328 “Slim and light”.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on PC monitors that came out more than a year ago.

There are a number of other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available which you might want to look at including the HP ENVY 32[plb_2562671_price], the iiyama XB2779QS-W1[plb_3133805_price], or the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec, the Asus PB328 has a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker to this PC monitor and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer S277HK[plb_2693769_price], the NEC P212[plb_3058256_price], and the Philips BDM3270QP[plb_2997136_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of LCD screens of this age and type range from 18° to 180°. The Asus PB328 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the PB328.

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Very Many Display Colour Count

The average display colour count of PC monitors of this age and spec is 150M. When compared to other PC monitors of this age and type, the display colour count of the Asus PB328 of 1,073.7 million is one of the most.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. At 81.28 centimeters, the Asus PB328 has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the PB328.

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Four USB 3.0 Ports

Most PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the PB328 have between one and eight USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus PB328 which has four USB 3.0 ports.

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2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Asus PB328 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 type the best resolution is 4096 x 2160 and the worst is 720 x 400.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PB328 have response times of between 1ms and 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus PB328 has a quite fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PB328.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Sound Quality

One Asus PB328 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it did not have good sound quality. Ktp mentioned on Amazon “The quality of the sound from them is poor, affected not only by the lack of bass.” in their review of the Asus PB328 nonetheless they still gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus PB328 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PB328 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC display and we think the Philips 241P6VPJKEB[plb_3021583_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus PB328 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the PB328 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus PB328 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the PB328 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only Has Six Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB328 is more than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. The most commonly found cable included is AC, but this cable included is not found on this PC display. The cables included Audio (3.5mm), DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, USB and VGA are also found on this LCD screen.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus PB328

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the PB328.

Specification

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2 Awards

tomshardware.com Editor's Choice tomshardware.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

Tomshardware.co.uk

31 January 2016

Tomshardware.co.uk

Today we're evaluating one of the most accurate and best-performing monitors we've tested: the 32-inch AMVA QHD Asus PB328Q. Let's see how it compares to the tough competition.What makes a monitor... Read more…

31 January 2016

There aren't many displays that do everything this well and cost so little. Users looking for a jumbo screen are unlikely to find a better monitor anywhere right now. With sufficient cred for...

Tomshardware.com

17 February 2015

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Sleek and comfortable design
Good battery life
Highly accurate course info
Well constructed
Quick and easy to setup
Screen a little difficult to manage
A tad expensive
Lack of builtin speakers will turn certain users away
Ondevice buttons difficult to use
Very heavy while used as Tablet

User Reviews

(4)
Reviewed 23 October 2015 by Rescue2inVB
Rescue2inVB would recommend the Asus PB328Q (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this monitor to connect my MacBook Pro via Belkin Thunderbolt dock (Via HDMI Cable.) I was not disappointed. This monitor is HUGE! This is a must have for anyone that needs desktop... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

An awesome monitor all round let down by bad vertical greyscale banding.

Reviewed 18 February 2016 by Dave001
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent monitor. No dead pixels. :) Impressively supplied with every lead you could possibly need to connect it.

Reviewed 5 October 2015 by KTP
(Verified Purchase)

I spent ages deciding what to get. Even once I'd narrowed the maker down to Asus, the problem is they make so many different resolutions, screen shapes and sizes, at a range of different... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $111.47
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $113.83
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus PB328uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.73T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00886227987504, 00886227987511, 04053162813830, 04716659987512, 05054629797204

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