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A number of customers who reviewed the Asus MX279H concluded that it had good picture quality. Brian Ellis mentioned on Amazon two years ago “This screen is so lovely been watching some 4k hd Videos and the picture quality colour etc is amazing”. Camazon Wustomer scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “PSU is rated at 64.98 watts, so I imagine this panels improved image quality/technology requires a little more power”. Chris wrote in his Asus MX279H review on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent”.
Several Asus MX279H owners who reviewed the product thought it had good colour saturation. A. Shiell mentioned in their Asus MX279H review on Amazon “Contrast, colours etc all brilliant”. Allphil wrote last year “Vibrant colours, great speakers” in their Asus MX279H review. Angus said two years ago “Excellent monitor, everything looks better, colours are richer, details are clearer” in their review of the Asus MX279H.
Some Asus MX279H reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Mr. T. S. Green wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The viewing angle is probably the best I have seen” and rated it 5 stars. Yavanna said “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on”.
Several Asus MX279H reviewers who bought this PC monitor thought it had image ghosting. Last year Sam Woodley wrote “Once I opened it I realised I spent my money wisely! Great quality, no ghosting”. Techguy gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming”.
Several Asus MX279H reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images. Two years ago Amazon Customer said in their Asus MX279H review “Bright clear image”.
Several Asus MX279H owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was thin. Adam scored the product very highly and he wrote on Amazon “Fantastic looking monitor with a slim bezel” in his review of this PC monitor. Anthony Hold wrote “The screen itself is thin, sleek and sophisticated in its design”. Chris said “The slim besel design and sundial stand looks slick”.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that the product was a good size. Clive Knight gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus MX279H on Amazon “Great picture, nice size.”. Gavin wrote in his review last year “Great monitor, good size”. Three years ago Jake scored the Asus MX279H 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of the Asus MX279H on Amazon “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution”.
Three Asus MX279H owners who bought the Asus MX279H agreed that it was a good height. Two years ago Magpie wrote in their review of the Asus MX279H on Amazon “Lovely - although no height adjustment” and rated the Asus MX279H as very good. Magpie also mentioned “I have mine on a shelf so the height is perfect.”. Magpie also said “It has height adjustment”.
One Asus MX279H reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was a squeeze to fit in. Expert review site Tbreak.ae said “It would have been nicer to have a bit more screen real estate squeezed into the 27” display.” in their Asus MX279H review and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
One Asus MX279H owner who reviewed it considered that it was good physically. Three years ago William Goldsmith mentioned “The Asus is big, clear, looks nice physically as well as having a good screen”. One Asus MX279H reviewer said in their reviews that the product was a good body shape. Gundars wrote “Built in speakers are good when some body is sleeping”.
Good Technical Features
Some Asus MX279H owners who bought it reckoned that it had good features. Chris M mentioned “From what I saw I was happy! The Features”. Chris M also mentioned “I feel like this Gaming Monitor has some really cool small features that give it the finishing touch”. Three years ago Mr. C. N. Watson mentioned in their Asus MX279H review “Great monitor with excellent picture and features”.
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Easy to Use
A few people said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Bigbossinthepit said “Are really cool to use” in their Asus MX279H review. Brian Ellis wrote in his Asus MX279H review two years ago “Handy that I had one laying around” and rated it 4 stars. Three years ago Camazon Wustomer mentioned in their Asus MX279H review “You'll likely make mistakes if you are looking to use it solely for this purpose”.
Several customers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it had a touch sensitive screen. James K mentioned on Amazon two years ago “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them”. Three years ago Mr. C. N. Watson mentioned in their review of the Asus MX279H “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge”. Mr. Liam Wharnsby gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review “The touch sensitive buttons are easy to press by mistake”.
A number of Asus MX279H reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to assemble. J R Pude said on Amazon “Easy to assemble and set-up”. Three years ago Yours Truly scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus MX279H on Amazon “Sleek base, of which was easy to assemble”.
A number of customers said that it had a good experience. Three years ago Haitao Mo wrote on Amazon “The whole experience is just exciting, as if I had bought a new computer” in their Asus MX279H review. Also three years ago Mr Peter W Lascelles rated the product as very good and he said “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc” in his Asus MX279H review.
A number of Asus MX279H reviewers who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Easy to set up”.
A number of Asus MX279H reviewers considered that it was well made. In October last year Andrew P. said on Amazon “Are solid and provide tactile feedback” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Bryan Watt wrote two years ago “The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Charles Edwards rated the product as very good and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor “This monitor is everything Asus claims it to be and even the built in speakers are good.I have connected it to my PC with an HDMI cable”.
A few customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. Maiasri mentioned in their Asus MX279H review on Amazon in October this year “The stand is sturdy”.
Several Asus MX279H owners thought it was reliable. Concept Filming mentioned “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands” in their review of the Asus MX279H and rated it as excellent. Jm said “Has proved very reliable to date” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a very good review. In October last year Musicman scored the Asus MX279H very highly and mentioned “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable” in their review of the Asus MX279H.
One customer concluded that this PC monitor was easy to damage or scratch. T Taylor said on Amazon “It was as advertised quite damaged packaging, this in no way affected the quality of the product” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars.
Several Asus MX279H owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer gave this PC monitor a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports” in their review. Andrew P. scored the product 4 stars and he said in his Asus MX279H review “There are twin hdmi inputs as well as a vga”. C. Quinn said in their review of the Asus MX279H on Amazon “Because it has it's own speakers and 2 HDMI ports it is perfectly suited to switch between the PS3”.
One customer who reviewed it thought it had email functionality. Two years ago Garyt wrote “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen”.
One Asus MX279H reviewer who bought the product concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap mentioned in their review of the Asus MX279H “Bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back” .
Several people who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was good looking. Adam mentioned “In fact, I'm tempted to say this product looks as sexy when turned off as it does when turned on” in his review and gave the Asus MX279H a rating of 5 stars. Angus wrote “Also the speakers built in are by Bang & Olufsen so are pretty damm good” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Anthony Hold mentioned in his review on Amazon “Was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish and beautifully crafted screen I have come across”.
Several Asus MX279H owners who reviewed the Asus MX279H considered that it was a good design. Adam said in his Asus MX279H review on Amazon “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself”. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Asus MX279H review on Amazon two years ago “Pros1) Excellent design”. Three years ago Anthony Hold said “The design itself is absolutely stunning” in his Asus MX279H review.
Several people who bought the product concluded that it was smooth. Adam rated it 5 stars and he said “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds”. Andrew P. said on Amazon “When gaming on the laptop it is smooth and bright and keeps up, with no lag” in his review of this PC monitor. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “Their current-generation AH-IPS panels are wrapped in minimalist chrome and perch upon smooth, cir” but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 59 out of 100.
Several people thought it was aesthetic. Andrew P. scored the product 4 stars and he mentioned “The screen is aesthetically pleasing, bright and clear with a good viewing angle”. Deep21 mentioned “Although I've seen better displays, aesthetically this is a great looking monitor, although I would say that the B&O sound is over-hyped” in their review of this PC monitor.
One customer wrote in their reviews that it was luxurious. Four years ago expert review site Uk.hardware.info said in their review of this PC monitor “Quality materials, giving it a deluxe feel”.
Good Product Quality
A few Asus MX279H owners who bought it concluded that it was good quality. A. Boylan mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “Excellent picture quality spoiled by hum picked up by the audio system, that”. Alex said in his review on Amazon “Sound quality is also excellent and having 2 HDMI ports is fantastic” and scored it 4 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Asus MX279H “Looks really trendy.2) Amazing picture quality” and gave it a score of 5 stars.
Good Sound Quality
A few people who bought the product mentioned that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Amazon Customer scored it very highly and mentioned “1 W when in standby.6) Excellent sound quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Camazon Wustomer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate”. Deep21 said on Amazon “Audio quality is only slightly better than any other integral monitor speakers”.
Acceptable Noise Level
Several people agreed that the Asus MX279H was noisy. Three years ago A. Shiell mentioned in their review “Its only loud enough for a small room” although they rated the product 3 stars. Camazon Wustomer said in their review of the Asus MX279H “The Bang & Olufsen ICEpower internal amplifier and internal speakers are very much louder than any monitor I've had”. Two years ago Chris said in his review “Speakers are a add bonus, which are loud”.
A Best Selling Product
The MX279H is one the most popular PC screen currently available for purchase according to sales data from Amazon.
Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
We checked 13,047 expert and owner reviews for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.
Three customers reckoned that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Brownwood said on Amazon “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless” in their review of the Asus MX279H. Peter J Wareham mentioned on Amazon “Only reason for 4 stars is the adjustment menu and instructions need updating and easier to use” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “There’s plenty of screen tilt to help you f”.
Good Environmental Credentials
A few people agreed that the Asus MX279H was good in terms of power usage. Bigbossinthepit said “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w” in their review of this PC monitor. Michael mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Low energy consumption, AH-IPS, modern design, no dead or hot pixels, true colours! Great monitor!” in his review of the Asus MX279H.
LED Display Type
This flatpanel monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors of a similar age and type to it.
We compared all the other flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think a cheaper flatpanel monitor such as the Benq GW2765HT[plb_3034210_price] or you might consider a higher scoring flatpanel monitor such as the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price], and the NEC EA224WMi[plb_1412543_price] are also worth considering.
Has a Built-In Speaker
Unlike most of the other PC screens that have been on the market for a similar time to the MX279H which do not have a built-in speaker, the Asus MX279H has a built-in speaker.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including because of it's better review score, the iiyama XB2485WSU[plb_1448731_price], or the AOC I2757F[plb_1402268_price].
Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might also want to look at include the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price].
Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that are a similar age to the MX279H is 60°, the widest is 1,800°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Asus MX279H has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.
Two HDMI Ports
The Asus MX279H is a two HDMI port PC screen. Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec have between one and three HDMI ports.
Fairly Big Display Diagonal
The screen sizes of LCD screens that came out more than two years ago range from 28cm to 770cm. The Asus MX279H has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.
Quite High RMS Rated Audio Power
The Asus MX279H has one of the higher RMS rated audio powers (6 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lowest RMS rated audio power of medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the MX279H is 0.5W, the highest is 49W, and the average RMS rated audio power is 5.2W.
1080p Video Mode
This LCD screen has 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p, 1080i and 1080p video modes, which is the most commonly found video mode on PC screens of a similar age and type to it.
1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution
This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to it.
Has Three Cables Included
The Asus MX279H has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of a similar type and age to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that are a similar age to the MX279H. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Asus MX279H is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.
If you are looking for a PC display that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price], the Benq XL2420[plb_1453626_price], or the Philips 278G4DHSD/75[plb_1499355_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Asus MX279H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the MX279H also do not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Most medium monitors that have been around for more than two years do not have an integrated card reader. The Asus MX279H is no exception to this as it too does not have an integrated card reader.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with an integrated card reader and we think the DELL U2413[plb_1565290_price] is also worth considering.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.
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Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when this PC display was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.
At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus MX279H has a pretty average width compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the MX279H.
The ASUS MX279H is an attractive display with a very decent, frameless design. With a mere 18 millimeter thick display you get a 27 inch AH-IPS panel, FullHD resolution, a touch sensitive menu bar... Read more…
As ASUS continues to branch out into the sexier world of phones, tablets and hybrid PCs, there is still a place on computer store shelves the good old stand alone PC monitor.Perhaps aware that... Read more…
I wish it came with VESA mounting screw-holes, but it's not a big deal. I'll make a shelf a secure the stand of this monitor with it.
I bought this monitor because I couldn't put up with the... Read more…
Liorbardes would recommend the Asus MX279H (Verified Purchase)
First off, the product design is stunning. The speakers are acceptable but aren't loud enough when jamming out to a song. Volume controls and general menu functions are ok, creative, but not... Read more…
Some reviews Blast the speakers on the monitor, though they do not sound like a surround sound setup (sarcasm), they are OK. I don't use it, I have it hooked up to my Afterglow wireless headset... Read more…
Kevin Matley would recommend the Asus MX279H (Verified Purchase)
I've been through about 8 different monitors trying to find something that is not a pain to look at.
I read a lot of reviews about this one and none of the problems that anyone has had have been... Read more…
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