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Asus MG278Q PC Monitor

$509.00
27" 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2015
B
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date $79.84 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Good quality
Good value for money
28 Reviews + 5 Awards
hardware.info Excellent kitguru.net Must Have pcper.com Silver HEXUS.net Recommended
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Good Value for Money

Four Asus MG278Q owners wrote in their reviews that the Asus MG278Q was good value for money.

Expert review site Pcper.com gave the product a score of 6 stars and wrote in their Asus MG278Q review “If you want a low cost FreeSync display with a TN screen they have it with the MG278Q”. In April last year Alex Jones wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The stand is sturdy and easily adjustable and to be honest the price is amazing compared to other monitors with similar specs”. David F said “Drop the price to a sensible level”.

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Expensive

One customer reckoned that it was expensive.

In April last year Tangent Ovaltine wrote on Amazon “Somewhat overpriced for a free sync model, had them a while now”.


Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens of this age and type, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most highly awarded.

HEXUS.net and Itc.ua both endorse this PC monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This LCD screen received a "Silver" from Pcper.com who wrote that this flatpanel monitor was very good.

Two other expert review sites both said that this PC screen was good. This Asus flatpanel monitor received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net and it received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

This Asus flatpanel monitor received a rating of 90 out of 100 from expert review site kitguru.net. The PC monitor expert review sites think this flatpanel monitor is one of the better flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 82%.

Asus Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all flatpanel monitors produced by Asus.

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Design

Good Quality

Five Asus MG278Q reviewers agreed that it was good quality.

Luke Le Gallais said “Great quality materials and output”. Pen Name mentioned in April last year “Excellent screen, good build quality with good adjustments for tilt, height etc”. Alex Hopkins said in his review of the Asus MG278Q “Great quality picture; very useful mobility (rotation, height adjustment); size is great; screen settings are easy to navigate”.

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Well Made

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made.

Boris said on Amazon “Monitor is of very good build quality - a sturdy plastic, certainly feels quite premium as it should at this price range” in his review of the Asus MG278Q.

Easy to Setup

Two people who reviewed the Asus MG278Q considered that it was easy to setup.

Amazon Customer mentioned in their Asus MG278Q review “Very easy to set up” and scored the product 9 stars.

Good Looking

Two people considered that the product was good looking.

Two years ago Tomshardware.com mentioned in their review of the Asus MG278Q “We don't hate TN monitors by any means and the latest panels look pretty good.” and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Davidian gave the Asus MG278Q a rating of 8 stars and said on Amazon “Beautiful monitor and picture” in their Asus MG278Q review.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Two people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Lookagain wrote “The settings are easy to navigate” in their review of this PC monitor.

Good Experience

One Asus MG278Q owner who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a good experience.

Amazon Customer said “Makes the whole PC experience so much better, great monitor” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

Strong and Durable

One customer considered that this PC monitor was strong and durable.

Easy to Damage or Scratch

One person concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch.

L wrote on Amazon “I did notice that the box was damaged in a few spots”.


Good Colour Saturation

One Asus MG278Q owner said that it had good colour saturation.

L wrote on Amazon “Good colours and viewing angles for a TN display”.

Good Picture Quality

One Asus MG278Q reviewer mentioned that the Asus MG278Q had good picture quality.

Boris wrote in April last year “Gaming is very good on this monitor - I am using a Nvidia based graphics card and no problems have been found yet” .


Weight & Dimensions

Thick

One person who reviewed it thought it was thick.

L wrote in their Asus MG278Q review last year “I noticed on a few occasions that the monitor would look as if it was tearing, several thick white-ish fuzzy lines would appear on the display”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the MG278Q which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Benq BL2420U, the AOC Q3277PQU, and the Asus VG278HV ($200.00) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The Asus MG278Q has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this Asus PC screen.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays that came out around the same time as the MG278Q have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus MG278Q which has two HDMI ports.

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Display

Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the LCD screens of this age and spec the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. The Asus MG278Q has one of the faster response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC displays of a comparable age and type to the MG278Q have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°. The Asus MG278Q has one of the narrower viewing angles, vertical (only 160 degrees) amongst PC displays of this age.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Medium monitors that came out more than a year ago have viewing angles, horizontal of between 80° and 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Asus MG278Q has one of the narrower viewing angles, horizontal amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this PC screen was released.

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