The highest contrast ratio of the Asus VX278Q is 80000000:1. That's over sixteen times the contrast ratio of the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of 5000000:1. The worst contrast ratio of all medium monitors that have been available for more than a year is Mega Contrast and the best is 100000000:1.
We compared this PC monitor to all the other flatpanel monitors that have an 80000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and we think the AOC G2460VQ6, and the Asus VX279N which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If the contrast ratio of this medium monitor is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the H277HU ($469.99) (100000000:1), or the G257HU ($220.99) (100000000:1) both from Acer which also has a higher rating.