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Asus MG279Q

$513.25
Asus MG279Q
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A multi award winning and good spec 27" LCD screen, with satisfactory running costs and a reasonable price
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ASUS MG279Q WQHD, 178° 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
$513.25
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ASUS MG279Q WQHD, 178° 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$535.99
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NEW ASUS MG279Q Black 27" Desktop PC Monitor Widescreen LED 144 Hz 4ms WQHD HD (Brand new, unopened)
$769.99
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ASUS MG279Q 27" Wide Quad HD Matt Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
$802.46
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ASUS MG279Q 27" 2560 x 1440 4ms HDMI/DP LED Monitor (MG279Q) (Brand new, unopened)
$821.49
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ASUS MG279Q 27" Widescreen LED Backlit IPS Gaming Monitor
$547.00
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ASUS MG279Q Black 27" IPS 144 Hz 4ms Adaptive-Sync (Free Sync) WQHD LED Gaming Monitor, 2560x1440 (2K),w/ Asus Excusive GamePlus and Flicker Free Technology, Pi
$549.99
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Asus - 27" IPS HD FreeSync Monitor - Black MG279Q
$549.99
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ASUS MG279Q 27" IPS LED GAMING FREE SYNC MONITOR (Brand new, unopened) - on
$649.00
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ASUS MG279Q FreeSync IPS 144Hz Gaming Monitor WQHD 2560x1440 27" w/ USB 3.0 Port (Brand new, unopened) - on
$1,160.00
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Used - ASUS MG279Q 27" LED IPS WQHD 2560x1440 144Hz FreeSync Gaming Monitor (Used)
$349.95
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Refurbished - ASUS MG279Q 27" IPS WQHD 2560x1440 144Hz Free Sync Gaming LED Monitor (Refurbished)
$349.99
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Refurbished - ASUS MG279Q 27" AMD FreeSync Widescreen IPS LCD Monitor (Refurbished)
$450.00
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Used - ASUS MG279Q WQHD, 178° 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
$434.99
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Refurbished - ASUS MG279Q WQHD, 178° 27-Inch FreeSync Gaming Monitor
$456.00
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Asus MG279Q Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Asus MG279Q number 711 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
304 Reviews + 31 Awards
73
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
69
Running Costs
$83 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 81% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $83 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
The MG279Q has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
A universe of gaming at your command
A 27-inch WQHD display for highly detailed visuals and more onscreen space
In-plane switching technology for consistent, accurate color
Incredible 144hz refresh rate
Gamer-centric features
ASUS-exclusive gamevisual technology
Advanced connectivity and smart cable management
Ergonomic design

Should You Buy it Now?

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Asus MG279Q In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $513.25 it is in the most expensive 19% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus MG279Q of £499.96 ($499.96) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $13.29.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 5 year running cost of the MG279Q is $83 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of PC displays range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Asus MG279Q of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 15% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus MG279Q is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

PC screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The Asus MG279Q's response time of only 4ms is in the fastest 19% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG279Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus MG279Q's vertical viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 22% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus MG279Q of 178° is in the widest 8% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus MG279Q's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 73% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MG279Q 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 AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus MG279Q is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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