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Asus MX27AQ PC Monitor

$443.95
27" 100000000:1 LED Flat Nov 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date $70.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Good value for money
Unacceptable noise level
163 Reviews + 12 Awards
kitguru.net Must Have overclock3d.net Gold Award altomdata.dk Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This Asus PC monitor is one of the most highly awarded by experts in PC screens of all the new similar spec flatpanel monitors.

This LCD screen was given a "Design Award" by review sites 3dnews.ru, Techno-labs.com and Ua.gecid.com all of whom concluded that this PC screen was carefully designed.

Two other expert review sites endorsed this flatpanel monitor. This PC screen received an Altomdata.dk "Recommended" award and the editor of website Overclock3d.net gave it a "Gold Award" and said it was superb.

One additional expert review site said that this medium monitor was good. Kitguru.net gave this LCD screen a "Must Have" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including kitguru.net, reviewstudio.net, altomdata.dk and techno-labs.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 85%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 139 owner reviews this flatpanel monitor has an exceptional overall owner rating. 104 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 17,144 owner and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases), Asus has good ratings for its PC screens. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Picture Quality

Seventeen customers who reviewed the Asus MX27 reckoned that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Mr. Andrew King wrote “Initially everything was good and I was very impressed with the picture quality and look of the monitor” however despite that he gave it a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Graphic Design Pro mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “The image quality is amazing as well” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. S. Collins wrote on Amazon “It all works fine and graphics look brilliant on it”.

Fifteen people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Three years ago Mr M a Tidbury mentioned “This one is so much better colours are nice contrast spot on”. Mr. Gordon Downie said “The sound is very good, certainly much better than the Mac could manage! The colours are bright”. W. Park said “Pixels are sharp, colours are vibrant, blacks are really blacks”.

Two owners who reviewed it considered that it had image ghosting. Nativeuk said “I use this to play pc games such as battlefield 3 via HDMI and the picture quality is flawless with no ghosting at all”. Three years ago Techguy mentioned on Amazon “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming”.

One customer who bought this PC monitor wrote that it had a wide viewing angle. Yavanna said “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on”.

One owner who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Four years ago Camazon Wustomer said on Amazon “A better contrast ratio than lots of other models (that overstate the contrast ratio in marketing hype)”.

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Good Sound Quality

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good sound quality. Mr S L Pales gave the Asus MX27 a score of a maximum of 5 stars and he wrote “The sound quality is very impressive”. S. Collins gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “As far sound as sound quality goes, they are fine - for a monitor that is”. Techguy gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The sound quality is really good from the monitor for those times when I don't want to, removing the need to purchase / have additional ones taking up space”.


Design

Well Designed

Fifty-four customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Pinx scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their Asus MX27 review “Beautifully large clear screen with no dead or stuck pixels as yet”. Prk17 wrote on Amazon “Really nice good looking monitor”. Paul wrote on Amazon “It does feel pretty awesome to switch it on/off just by gently touching it”.

Twenty-four owners who bought the product considered that it was well designed. Bhphotovideo.com said “Beautiful Product Design” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Paul mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Colors look great, very nice design too” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. N.g. scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The design is faultless and it really looks more expensive than it actually is”.

Two people said in their reviews that it had a thin frame. Mr Peter W Lascelles wrote on Amazon “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc and ps3 have to say I have not been disappointed, looks very cool with thin bezel and image quality is amazing”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Adam mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds”.

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Robust

Twenty-nine owners mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago expert review site Reviewstudio.net rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction”. Rwrl said “Great quality image, deep blacks, nice colours, slim bezel, decent quality speakers (for built in!) and nice design, looks good on the desk”. Ross Mayhew said on Amazon “Once i changed that all was sorted!But all in all a well made screen, thanks”.

Three customers who bought the product thought it was strong and durable. Musicman mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The stand is sturdy enough for me” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Adam wrote on Amazon “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself”.

Two owners who reviewed it thought it was reliable. Two years ago Musicman gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable” in their review of this PC monitor. In the same month Concept Filming scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands”.

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Good Quality

Fourty-nine people who reviewed the Asus MX27 mentioned that it was good quality. Two years ago Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Great Image Quality”. Kitguru.net wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Image quality is exceptionally high”. Prk17 said on Amazon also two years ago “It has really good picture quality and sounds great for a monitor” in their review of this PC monitor.

Easy to Use

Twelve customers who reviewed it said that it was easy to use. Three years ago Ps4veteran wrote “Are really cool to use” in their review of this PC monitor. William Anderson wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “The button to quickly change from hdmi 1 and 2 is a handy feature and overall this is the best 1080p monitor I have used”. Da_boyz wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com in the same month “Button control are better than the MX27H since it not the touch one”.

Five customers who bought it concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. C. N. Watson gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge” in their review of this PC monitor. Mr. Liam Wharnsby wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The touch sensitive buttons are easy to press by mistake”. S. Collins wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The touch sensitive OSD controls work fine to tweak the display”.

Four people who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Paul he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The only drawback after using it for a couple of months are the menu/control buttons”. Two years ago Mr J Kennedy wrote “Excellent monitor plenty of menu options, let down slightly by the fact it was supplied with a continental 2 pin plug”. Christopher Gavey mentioned “The on-screen menu is simple to operate”.

Three people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. S. Collins said three years ago “The ring like base and stand arm is an all metal, silver/chrome thing and it is perfectly stable and easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Fireball Dragon said “Was very quick and easy to set-up; the power cord is comprised of a small ac adapter” .

Three customers mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Thomas Coote said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Sound levels are good too, I usually have it on around 70/100 as I find this a comfortable volume to listen at” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars. Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports” in their review of this PC monitor. Luke wrote “No Vesa mount or Height adjust, (Monitor does stand at fairly comfortable height though” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Nineteen people who bought the product reckoned that it was thin. Expert website Kitguru.net said in their review of this PC monitor “The super thin bezel and beautiful a”. Paul H gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “Very slim profile, matt screen rather than gloss which may not be to everyone's taste” in his review of the Asus MX27. Paul H also wrote “Also the sound is powered by B&O - incredible for such a slim profile monitor” in his review.

Two owners who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was a good size. Thomas Coote gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “27 inches is a good size for any desk, although you definitely shouldn't be setting with your eyes inches from this thing”. Jake said on Amazon “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good body shape. Gundars said in their review of this PC monitor “Built in speakers are good when some body is sleeping”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Mr. C. N. Watson mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great monitor with excellent picture and features”. Vladimir R. said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel”.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer wrote that this PC monitor was good in terms of power usage. Ps4veteran said “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One owner who purchased the product reckoned that it had email functionality. Garyt mentioned on Amazon “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen” in their review of this PC monitor yet they gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5.

One person wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Its crisp and bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back” in their review of the Asus MX27.

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Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The Asus MX27 has an ECO mode. Most of the other PC monitors that have been around for the last year also have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus MX27 has a game mode, as do most of the other latest PC screens.

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Other

Just Released Six Months Ago

Asus only released the MX27 six months ago. Newer LCD screens like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MX27 has a built-in USB hub. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC display do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had good technical guidance. Brownwood mentioned on Amazon “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX27 has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other latest comparable spec PC displays.

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think cheaper LCD screens such as the Asus PB287Q ($364.99) is also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC AG271QX ($449.99).

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus MX27 is more than most medium monitors that were launched in the last year. The most frequently 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 PC display.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of recently released comparable spec PC displays range from 65° to 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Asus MX27 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to this PC screen.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of latest medium monitors range from 50° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Asus MX27 has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other new medium monitors.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus MX27 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec PC screens that have been available for a comparable time to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus MX27 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Nine people agreed that the product was noisy. Niamh said on Amazon “I like my music REALLY loud, which that doesn't do.” but despite that they still gave this PC monitor a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Niamh also wrote “The quality is great and it is loud” in their review. Niamh also said “Fantastic Monitor - Although would be great if louder” in their review.


Price

Price Has Gone Up by $243.96 (55%)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 3840x2160, asus c2vdzs00, asus c2vdza00, asus 300cdm2, pumps mx27uq, asus mx27uq
Barcodes 00886227920044, 00889349463147, 00889349599785, 04058154162538, 04712900265910, 04712900463149, 04716659920038

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