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Asus MG278Q

$436.39
Asus MG278Q
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A multi award winning and very economical to run 27" PC display, with a reasonable price and very good features
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ASUS MG278Q WQHD, 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
$436.39
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ASUS MG278Q WQHD, 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$459.17
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ASUS MG278Q WQHD 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor WQHD, 1ms (Brand new, unopened)
$522.08
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ASUS MG278Q 27" 2560 x 1440 1ms HDMI/DVI/DP LED Monitor (MG278Q) (Brand new, unopened)
$736.21
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Asus - 27" LED QHD FreeSync Monitor - Black MG278Q
$496.99
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ASUS MG278Q Black 27" 144 Hz (GTG) WQHD HDMI Widescreen 2560 x 1440 LED Monitor, Adaptive-Sync (Free-Sync), Ergonomic Gaming Performance, Pivot & Height Adjusta
$549.99
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ASUS MG278Q Black 27" 144 Hz (GTG) WQHD HDMI Widescreen 2560 x 1440 LED Monitor, (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Used - ASUS MG278Q WQHD, 1ms 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
$406.41
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Used - ASUS MG278Q Black 27" 144 Hz (GTG) WQHD HDMI Widescreen 2560 x 1440 LED Monitor, Adaptive-Sync (Free-Sync), Ergonomic Gaming Performance, Pivot & Height Adjusta
$467.99
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Asus MG278Q Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the Asus MG278Q number 509 across all PC monitors.
96
Reviews
75 Reviews + 7 Awards
78
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$46 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $46 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The MG278Q has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)

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Asus MG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $436.39 it is in the most expensive 22% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus MG278Q of £389.99 ($389.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $46.40.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the MG278Q will cost $46 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus MG278Q is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus MG278Q's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 21% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Across all the PC screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The Asus MG278Q's response time of only 1ms is faster than 98% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. 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 83% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus MG278Q's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 76% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC displays is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

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

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus MG278Q's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 47% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

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

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Has an HDMI

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

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

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

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus MG278Q has a headphone out. 89% of LCD screens do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus computer gmbh 90lm01s0b01170, asus computer gmbh mg278q, 90lm01s0b01170 mg278q, pumps 90lm01s0b01170, asus 90lm01s0b01170, asus 2560x1440, asus bs4czs00, asus bs4cza00, pumps mg278q, asus 350cdm2, asus mg278q

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00889349095690, 00889349099322, 04053162944152, 04054842098653, 04712900087666, 05057103049455

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