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Asus VP278HP PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 100000000:1 LCD Dec 2015
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VP278H 27 Full HD monitor with 100,000,000:1 high contrast ratio, ASUS-exclusive SplendidPlus and VivdPixel technologies is optimized for the finest image and color quality. This approach extends... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC monitors built by Asus.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VP278H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other latest medium monitors also have a built-in speaker.

Alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper PC displays such as the Viewsonic VA2452SM[plb_3066057_price].

Other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the iiyama B2483HSU-B1DP[plb_3332296_price], or the Acer B246HL[plb_3782967_price].

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus VP278H is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VP278H have between one and three HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC screen has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on comparable spec LCD screens that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out in the last year.

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Has Four Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VP278H is more than most medium monitors that have been on the market for the last year. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC displays that came out around the same time as the VP278H. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI" and "VGA" are also found on this PC display.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that are a comparable age to the VP278H range from 1ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 5.2ms. The Asus VP278H has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens that have been around for the last year are not 3D compatible. The Asus VP278H is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VP278H do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VP278H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VP278H do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VP278H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on recently released similar spec PC monitors.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the VP278H is 65° and the widest is 180°. At only 170 degrees, the Asus VP278H has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec PC monitors.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The Asus VP278H has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. PC displays that are a comparable age to the VP278H have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 2W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VP278H

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when this flatpanel monitor was released.

LCD Display Type

The Asus VP278H has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months.

Other PC displays that have an LCD Display currently available which you might want to look at include the Viewsonic VX2257-MHD[plb_3341735_price] which is cheaper.

If the display type of this LCD screen is too bad for you then you might want to consider the VA2452SM[pl_3066057_price] (LED and cheaper), or the VX2457MHD[pl_3341736_price] (LED and cheaper) both from Viewsonic.

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 22 December 2015 by Brian Steele
Brian Steele would recommend the Asus VP278H-P (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this monitor to replace an old Dell 27-incher that my daughter was using with her PS3 and as an extra monitor for her laptop PC. With its understated looks, great colour, fast response... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.12
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.48
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code vp278, asus 100m1, asus vp278, asus vp278h, code vp278h, asus vp278hp, asus 300cdm2, asus vp278h27, asus 1920x1080, asus 90lm01m0b04170, asrockasusantecarcticb vp278, asrockasusantecarcticb vp278h
Barcodes 00889349091289, 04053162981478, 04712900091281

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