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Asus MG278Q

$505.00
hardware.info Excellent kitguru.net Must Have pcper.com Silver HEXUS.net Recommended
A multi award winning 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor with good features
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2015
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Asus MG278Q Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Asus MG278Q number 479 across all PC monitors.
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$82 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
62
Good

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 32 reviews.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC monitors 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of $82 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,770 PC displays that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in USB hub
2560 x 1440 pixels display resolution
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal

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Asus MG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $505.00 it is more expensive than 76% of PC screens.

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We found a cheaper price for the Asus MG278Q of £399.99 ($399.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $105.01.

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus MG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MG278Q is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Has an HDMI

The Asus MG278Q has an HDMI, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an HDMI.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus MG278Q of only 160° is in the narrowest 23% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The Asus MG278Q's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 24% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus MG278Q has a headphone out, unlike 90% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

The number of cables included found on the Asus MG278Q is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included HDMI and DisplayPort are also found on this Asus flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus MG278Q's response time of only 1ms is in the fastest 5% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MG278Q is $82, which is typical compared to the other 2,770 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 2560x1440, asus mg278q
Barcodes 00889349095690, 04053162944152, 04712900087666

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