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Asus VX279Q
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Asus VX279Q PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jul 2015
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Inspired by millennia of artistic legacy, the new VX279Q sports an elegant and precision-crafted sundial design. The VX279Q features an edge-to-edge frameless panel with 178 ultra-wide viewing... More
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18 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at Thepcenthusiast.com concluded that this Asus PC screen was great and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

This flatpanel monitor received a score of 80 out of 100 from expert review site pcforalla.idg.se.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 130 owner reviews this medium monitor has an average owner rating of 84 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Eight people who reviewed the Asus VX279Q wrote that it was good quality. George mentioned in his review “Quality wise, this is a 5 star monitor”. Mah... mentioned two years ago “Great quality monitor! Perfect for gaming, stunning graphics, love it! A++++++++++” in their review. Mr Simon Dawson scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent screen quality” in his review of the Asus VX279Q.

Nice Design

Some customers concluded that the Asus VX279Q was good looking. In November last year Andrew Kerr said “A beautiful screen, great size” in his review of this PC monitor. Dave said on Amazon “Good looking” in his review of the Asus VX279Q. Mr T D Woolls mentioned “The IPS image quality is good and styling good” and gave the Asus VX279Q a rating of 4 stars.

One customer wrote that the Asus VX279Q was a good design. One person who purchased the Asus VX279Q considered that it was aesthetic. Liam Nardoni scored it very highly and wrote “Very aesthetically pleasing also! Sound through speakers isnt too bad” in their review.

One Asus VX279Q reviewer reckoned that the product had a thick frame. S. Braybrooke mentioned on Amazon “The screen itself is very attractive with a thin bezel” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Good Picture Quality

Five customers who bought this PC monitor considered that it had good colour saturation. Liam Nardoni said in their Asus VX279Q review “Great monitor, awesome colours”. Sim S K mentioned in their review last year “The colours are spot on (when using sRGB mode” . Tadas mentioned on Amazon “Lovely monitor! Love the vibrant colours”.

Some Asus VX279Q reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Sky wrote “Has a nice image quality”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had clear images. Sim S K wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Needed a budget screen to edit on, so for me colours are more important than clarity (I have my Mac screen for that”. Ulrik mentioned in their review “Viewing angles and colour clarity is great.” however they gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

One customer who bought the Asus VX279Q concluded that it had a flickering image. K Smith wrote in their review last year “This monitor's selection buttons are over sensitive to the touch and has a weird flicker to it that makes me feel weird” .

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Good Size

A number of Asus VX279Q owners who reviewed it considered that it was thin. Stephen Morrison mentioned in his review on Amazon “Fantastic monitor, very very nice colour production, nice slim sleek look”. Three years ago Tired Techie said in their review on Amazon “The speakers are good considering the thinness of the screen (not as good as an iMac”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was compact.

One customer concluded that the Asus VX279Q was a good size. Ilyass Karouach rated this PC monitor 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “In a nutshell, been using this monitor for few months now, no problem whatsoever, great value for your money, good size, colors are bright” in their review of the Asus VX279Q.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. S. Braybrooke wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The monitor is extremely lightweight and I have been able to stand it on a tall speaker stand behind my mixing desk”.

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Robust

A few Asus VX279Q reviewers who reviewed the Asus VX279Q reckoned that it was well made. Ilyass Karouach mentioned on Amazon “It comes with built in speakers” in their review of the Asus VX279Q. One Asus VX279Q reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. James_t said on Amazon “It is sturdy and I would definitely recommend this monitor to anybody looking for a simple” in their review.

Good Brand

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

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Good Connectivity

Some people who bought it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Liam Nardoni wrote in their review of the Asus VX279Q on Amazon two years ago “Trials Fusion look amazing! Only one HDMI port though, will probably buy a splitter”. Urk mentioned in their Asus VX279Q review on Amazon in the same month “I researched monitors for a while before purchasing, full HD picture quality, HDMI connectivity and response time were important to me” and scored it very highly.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was quiet. Sky mentioned in November last year “The built-in speakers are quiet, even at max volume.” in their review of the Asus VX279Q and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC display has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

We compared this PC display to all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display and we think the Samsung LS27E390HS[plb_3828430_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX279Q has a built-in speaker. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this age and type also have a built-in speaker.

Other PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer H277H[plb_2905291_price] which is cheaper; or the Benq RL2755[plb_2743325_price], or the LG 29UM57-P[plb_2782303_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago range from 10° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Asus VX279Q has a quite wide vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VX279Q.

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Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of comparable spec PC screens that are a similar age to the VX279Q is 18° and the widest is 180°. The Asus VX279Q has a fairly wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VX279Q.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VX279Q has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VX279Q. The average display diagonal of PC screens of this type and age is 65cm, and the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm.

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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 the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VX279Q is more than most similar spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included found on PC monitors of this age and spec. The cable included "Audio (3.5mm)" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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8 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

Five customers who reviewed the product considered that it was not easy to use. A. Chiu mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Nice monitor stupid control system” but in spite of that they scored it 4 stars. A. Chiu also wrote “Stupid control system, whats wrong with buttons or controlling via software!”. N. Nam gave this PC monitor a rating of 40 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon in November “Adjustments are an absolute joke as difficult to use and very fiddly”.

A few Asus VX279Q reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was not easy to setup. D. P said in their Asus VX279Q review on Amazon “This monitor is sadly let down by the totally useless controls to set up the display”. N. Nam gave the product a score of 2 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Difficult to set up and calibrate”.

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Poor Sound Quality

One Asus VX279Q reviewer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it did not have good sound quality. Judith Conn said on Amazon “Great Screen - terrible sound quality” in her review and rated it 3 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VX279Q, the Asus VX279Q does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VX279Q are not 3D compatible. The Asus VX279Q is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Most PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VX279Q do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus VX279Q is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Asus VX279Q is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that are a comparable age to the VX279Q have between one and three HDMI ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX279Q

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for over a year.

Average Width

At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VX279Q has a relatively standard width compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VX279Q.

LCD screens with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the Benq EW2750ZL[plb_2885077_price] (613.8mm and cheaper), or the Acer H277H[plb_2905291_price] (620mm and cheaper).

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Electricity cost when switched on $36.08
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $38.44
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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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