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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.
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.”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 Other reason to consider the Asus PB328
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the PB328.
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
2560 x 1440
Wide Quad HD, HD, Quad HD
Digital Vertical Frequency
49 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
29 - 130
Vertical Scan Range
49 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.277 x 0.277
Display Colour Count
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Native Aspect Ratio
Supported Number of Colours Display
1.073 billion colours
Ports & Interfaces
USB 3.0 Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
RMS Rated Audio Power
Integrated TV Tuner
Thin Client Installed
20 - -5
VESA Mount Interface
20 - -5
Cable Lock Slot
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
100 - 240, 24
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
EPEAT Gold, RoHS, TCO
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height With Stand
Depth With Stand
Width With Stand
DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, USB, VGA
31 January 2016
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