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Asus VX278 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED May 2015
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VX278Q Full HD LED monitor, with 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and rich I/O interface, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. Your eyes are drawn to its unprecedented design a... More
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8 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC displays Asus is one of the better rated brands.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think because of it's better review score, the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], and the HP 27xw[plb_3047077_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX278 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC displays of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 29UC97[plb_2823891_price].

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of comparable spec PC screens that have been available for more than a year range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. The Asus VX278 has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX278.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Asus VX278 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that are a similar age to it. This Asus PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VX278. The cables included "vga" and "hdmi" are also found on this Asus PC monitor.

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Shallow

With a depth of only 41.97 millimeters, the Asus VX278 is quite shallow compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age. The shallowest PC display of a similar spec and age to the VX278 is 32mm deep and the deepest is 650mm.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the VX278 the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus VX278 has a fairly fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX278.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VX278 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VX278 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VX278 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and spec are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released more than a year ago, the Asus VX278 does not have an integrated card reader.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of PC monitors of this age and spec is 170°, and the vertical viewing angles range from 10° to 180°. With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VX278 has a quite narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus VX278 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VX278. The average horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VX278 is 170°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VX278 has a quite high power consumption when off compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec to the VX278. Comparable spec LCD screens that were released one year ago have power consumptions when off of between 0.005W and 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus VX278

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus PC display has been on the market for over a year.

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User Reviews

(26)
Reviewed 26 August 2016 by John Honkerton
(Verified Purchase)

Lightweight, big and clear monitor. Uses external power adapter/supply which can be con or pro. The stand is very basic and inadequate.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 by Mandy Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

Birthday present for a serious gaming Daughter! She was over the moon with it and has taken her gaming up to a new level...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by G. Hill
(Verified Purchase)

Useless on my Mac, blocky fonts, images blurry. Tried everything and contacted ASUS. Amazon service great as ASUS suggested it was faulty. Amazon swapped it over without question but the... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by David McGinley
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is excellent value for the price and features two HDMI ports which is an excellent feature. The only gripe I have and it's a big one is that the actual monitor wobbles immensely on my... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by J. W. Mclachlan
(Verified Purchase)

Super monitor with quite a bit of tweakability. Suits me and at that price, great value.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Robert Allen | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Great, nice large, bright monitor. Has a button on bottom to cycle screen settings which is pretty good. All my games look great on it. Menus are like other monitors, bearable for calibration but... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

A very well built and overall great product. Only issue i have is when tabbing out a full screen video the screen has a slight flicker but goes in a few seconds...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I use it on my Xbox. It's absolute gorgeous. The details and colors are really great. The trace free is very good, although I don't know why it performs better at 80 than at 100, but at 80 is... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is absolutely amazing! Great value for money! ...but i didnt get my Doom voucher :/...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Faizan
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor has great colours, better than my last one. I've got it setup to my apple TV and PS4. I've not seen any ghosting as of yet. Speakers do the job but of course aren't the best. I'll be using... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.19
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Total running cost over 5 years $36.19
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 00037332097866, 00065030837576, 00834619006784, 00889233463918, 00889349024645, 00889349035566, 04053162863248, 04053162869530, 04712900024647, 04712900035520, 04712900035568, 05060301692712

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