Close
It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology

Asus MG278Q

$240.00
Asus MG278Q
95
Reviews
152 Reviews + 7 Awards
77
Features
Good Features
62
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
75
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good spec 27" flatpanel monitor, with a fair price
kitguru.net Must Have pcper.com Silver uk.hardware.info Excellent HEXUS.net Recommended
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No 1ms Aug 2015 B
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Response Time Release Date Energy Efficiency
Compare
Share on
£
Prices

76

Our Verdict
Details
Reviews
Spec

Asus MG278Q Cheapest US Prices

New & Ex-Display
Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
Ex-Display23 hours agoeBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$240.00
Go to Store
loading image
23 hours agoeBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$514.83
Go to Store
loading image
23 hours agoeBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$589.33
Go to Store
loading image
23 hours agoeBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$653.98
Go to Store
loading image
23 hours agoeBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
$680.71
Go to Store
- Show less prices from eBay
loading image
3 hours agoFree 1 Business Day Delivery With Free Trial of Amazon PrimeFree Delivery
$398.76
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
loading image
Store
23 hours ago
$642.90
Go to Store

International Prices

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus MG278Q and the United States price of $240.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £395.00 ($395.00).

Asus MG278Q Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $440.83 to $240 in the last 47 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

There is a 90% chance that the price of the Asus MG278Q will go up, and a 10% chance that the price will go down in the next 2 weeks.

Get Price Alerts

Historic Prices

76

With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Asus MG278Q number 733 across all PC monitors.

76

76
Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
78
Features
62
Popularity
76
Value for Money
0
Age
0
Running Costs

76

76
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC display to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each PC monitor by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the PC monitor is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec PC monitors come to market, the older PC monitors will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

95
Reviews

Overall Review Score

The Asus MG278Q has received an average review score of 89% based on 178 reviews.

Awards

The Asus MG278Q has received 7 awards including an Excellent Award from uk.hardware.info, a Silver Award from pcper.com and a Recommended Award from HEXUS.net
itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended

Reviews Breakdown

57% of customers would recommend the Asus MG278Q.
5 Stars
101 Reviews
4 Stars
24 Reviews
3 Stars
16 Reviews
2 Stars
5 Reviews
1 Star
13 Reviews
View All Reviews

Average Rating of Asus PC Displays

We have evaluated 9,730 expert reviews and 106,974 user reviews for PC displays available online and used this data to calculate an average rating for Asus PC displays of 87%. This makes Asus the 6th best PC display brand according to customer reviews.

78
Features

Key Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution
Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
Faster Than Average Response Time
Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle
Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle
Low Typical Contrast Ratio
Has a Built-in USB Hub
Has a Built-in Speaker
Has DisplayPort and HDMI
Has a Headphone Out
2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus MG278Q is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all PC displays ranges from 480 x 234 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 (5K) pixels (best). §.

§.

What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit
Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal
loading image

The display diagonal of the Asus MG278Q of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 80% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all PC displays is 24", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Faster Than Average Response Time

The Asus MG278Q's response time of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC displays. It is faster than 96% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC displays the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.8ms.

What does "response time" mean? Less Edit
Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus MG278Q's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 18% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus MG278Q's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is narrower than 77% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The narrowest vertical viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit
Low Typical Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC monitors. A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

A contrast ratio of between 500 and 1,000.

What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in USB Hub
loading image

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

What is a built-in USB hub? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Speaker
loading image

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in speaker. 51% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker.

What is a built-in speaker? Less Edit
Has DisplayPort and HDMI

The Asus MG278Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is VGA, but this cables included is not found on this Asus PC display. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this LCD screen.

Chart Hide Chart What does "cables included" mean? Less Edit
Has a Headphone Out

The Asus MG278Q has a headphone out, which is unusual. 81% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

Chart Hide Chart What is a headphone out? Less Edit
Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MG278Q is a two HDMI port PC monitor. Most of the other PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports.

Chart Hide Chart What does "HDMI port" mean? Less Edit
Has an HDMI

The Asus MG278Q has an HDMI. 87% of flatpanel monitors do not have an HDMI.

Chart Hide Chart What is an HDMI? Less Edit
Ultra High Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This PC monitor has a 100000000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors. A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

A contrast ratio of 50,000:1 or higher.

Chart Hide Chart What does "dynamic contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit
62
Popularity

Popularity

The Asus MG278Q is currently ranked number 733 across all PC monitors.
76
Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A PC monitor with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price has dropped from $440.83 to $240 in the last 47 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

The chart below compares the value for money of the Asus MG278Q against some of its competitors.

Good Value For Money Poor Value For Money

Manufacturer's Description

Nical Specification Display Panel Size: Wide Screen 27.0"(68.47cm) 16:9 Colour Saturation: 72% (NTSC) Panel Type: TN True Resolution: 2560x1440 *1 Display Surface: Non-glare Pixel Pitch: 0.233mm Brightness (Max): 350 cd/ Contrast Ratio (Max): 1000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR): 100000000:1 Viewing Angle: 170 (H)/160 (V) Response Time: 1ms Display Colours: 16.7M Flicker free Video Feature Trace Free Technology: Yes Skin-Tone Selection: 3 Modes Colour Temperature Selection: 4 Modes Game Plus (modes): Yes (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter) Low Blue Light: Yes HDCP support: Yes Vivid Pixel: Yes Game Visual: 6 Modes (Scenery/Racing/Cinema/RTS/RPG/FPS/sRGB Modes) FreeSync technology supported Audio Stereo Speakers: 2x 2W Convenient Hotkey Input Selection Game Plus 5-way OSD Navigation Joystick Game Visual I/O Ports Signal Input: HDMI x 2, DisplayPort 1.2, Dual-link DVI-D Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack USB Port(s): 3.0x2 Power Consumption Power Consumption:< 38.7W (based on ES 6.0) Power Saving M

Technical Specification Display Panel Size: Wide Screen 27.0"(68.47cm) 16:9 Colour Saturation: 72% (NTSC) Panel Type: TN True Resolution: 2560x1440 *1 Display Surface: Non-glare Pixel Pitch: 0.233mm Brightness (Max): 350 cd/ Contrast Ratio (Max): 1000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR): 100000000:1 Viewing Angle: 170 (H)/160 (V) Response Time: 1ms Display Colours: 16.7M Flicker free Video Feature Trace Free Technology: Yes Skin-Tone Selection: 3 Modes Colour Temperature Selection: 4 Modes Game Plus (modes): Yes (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter) Low Blue Light: Yes HDCP support: Yes Vivid Pixel: Yes Game Visual: 6 Modes (Scenery/Racing/Cinema/RTS/RPG/FPS/sRGB Modes) FreeSync technology supported Audio Stereo Speakers: 2x 2W Convenient Hotkey Input Selection Game Plus 5-way OSD Navigation Joystick Game Visual I/O Ports Signal Input: HDMI x 2, DisplayPort 1.2, Dual-link DVI-D Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack USB Port(s): 3.0x2 Power Consumption Power Consumption:< 38.7W (based on ES 6.0) Power Saving Mode:
4.5 Stars

57%

57%

57% of Customers Would Recommend
8
45
95
57
5
<2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
178 Reviews
itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended itc.ua Recommended
7 Awards

Asus MG278Q Video Reviews

loading image
Asus MG278Q Freesync Monitor Review
loading image
Asus MG278Q 144Hz Freesync Gaming Monitor - Review
loading image
Unboxing: ASUS Dominator MG278Q Freesync 144hz 1440p
loading image
ASUS MG278Q 27-Inch 144 Hz FreeSync Gaming Monitor Review RANT
loading image
Battlefield 4 FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
ASUS B250F , ROG STRIX RX 480 and MG278Q GAMING MONITOR | REVIEW
loading image
Hitman Absolution FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
Tomb Raider 2014 FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
GRID Autosport FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
Sleeping Dogs Definitive Edition FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
Devil May Cry 4 SE FreeSync test on ASUS MG278Q
loading image
Monitor ASUS Gaming MG278Q 27 inch 144Hz Unboxing
loading image
Asus MG278Q Gaming Monitor Review
loading image
Monitor ASUS Gaming MG278Q 27 inch 1ms FreeSync 144Hz Unboxing
loading image
Écran Asus MG278Q Unboxing
loading image
Asus - MG278Q Quick Review
5 Stars
101 Reviews
4 Stars
24 Reviews
3 Stars
16 Reviews
2 Stars
5 Reviews
1 Star
13 Reviews
Filters
Only
Only
monitor
asus
screen
freesync
display
quality
tn
price
monitors
144hz
mg278q
issue
1440p
rate
ips
box
amd
issues
time
size
No Reviews Found
(178 reviews)
First < Prev Page 1 of 18 Next >

Asus MG278Q Specification

Key Features
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3D
Response Time
Vertical Viewing Angle
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Typical Contrast Ratio
HDCP
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Backlight Type
Display Surface
HD Type
Display SRGB
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Colours
Pixel Density
Panel Type
Display Brightness (Typical)
Ports & Interfaces
Built-in USB Hub
Headphone Out
HDMI Port
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
USB Version
DisplayPort
DVI-D Port
DVI Port
USB Type-A Downstream Port
USB Hub Version
Multimedia
Built-in Speaker
Built-in Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Speaker
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Colour
Market Positioning
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Pivot Angle
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Cable Lock Slot
VESA Mounting
Pivot
Cable Lock Slot Type
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (Off)
Annual Energy Consumption
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Certification
Compliance Industry Standards
Weight & Dimensions
Height (With Stand)
Depth (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Other Features
HDMI
User Controls
Display Technology
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Native Resolution
Technical Details
Features
Speakers

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

asus 90lm01s0b01170, asus 2560x1440, asus mg278q

Barcodes

00889349095690, 00889349099322, 04053162944152, 04054842098653, 04712900087666

Asus MG278Q - Other PC Monitors Worth Considering

(32 reviews)
$ 255.00
More popular
Better brand
$15 More Expensive

(27 reviews)
$ 258.99
$19 More Expensive

(195 reviews)
$ 267.18
Considerably better user reviews
Cheaper to run by $11 over five years
18° wider vertical viewing angle
$27 More Expensive

(80 reviews)
$ 278.39
$38 More Expensive

Today's Best PC Monitor Deals

$60 Price Drop
loading image
$230
$169.99
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$70 Price Drop
loading image
59
$269
$199.00
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$49 Price Drop
loading image
936
$219
$169.99
Display Diagonal
21.5"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$989 Price Drop
loading image
$2,137
$1,147.97
Display Diagonal
65"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$2k Price Drop
loading image
$4,873
$2,622.49
Display Diagonal
70"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$61 Price Drop
Display Diagonal
23.6"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$72 Price Drop
loading image
$272
$199.99
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$49 Price Drop
loading image
42
$243
$193.50
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
$100 Price Drop
loading image
$529
$429.00
Display Diagonal
34"
Display Resolution
3440 x 1440 pixels
3D
No
$157 Price Drop
loading image
12
$558
$399.99
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels
3D
No
View More PC Monitor Deals
Asus MG278Q
eBay
$240.00 Buy Now
Amazon US
$398.76 Buy Now
trippodo01
$642.90 Buy Now
£
Prices

76

Our Verdict
Details
Reviews
Spec

×