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Asus MX279H PC Monitor

$220.00
$150.00 $70.00 cheaper than 24 days ago
27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $74.41 Electricity cost over 5 years
Ten industry awards
Unacceptable noise level
Does not have good technical guidance
318 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Reviews

Ten Industry Awards

This medium monitor is one of the most awarded by expert review sites of all the flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and spec.

The authors at three expert review sites all said that this flatpanel monitor was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from Hardwaremx.com, Techno-labs.com and Technopat.net.

This medium monitor received a "Recommended" award from both websites Altomdata.dk and Ferra.ru, both of which concluded that this PC display was good.

This LCD screen received a "Silver" award from both websites Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info, both of which said that this Asus PC screen was great.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this Asus PC display. The editor of review site Gamezoom.net gave this medium monitor a "Gold Award" and decided it was outstanding and it received an "Innovation Award" from website Xfastest.com.

The author at one more expert review site wrote that this flatpanel monitor was good. This PC screen received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 80 out of 100 based on eighteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, Techsweden.org and technopat.net.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 398 owner reviews the average owner rating of this PC screen is 88 out of 100. 190 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 82% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

We checked 17,144 expert and user reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Popular Choice

Across all PC screens, the MX279H is one the best selling products currently on sale.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Asus released the MX279H.


Good Sound Quality

Eight people concluded that it had good sound quality. Techguy mentioned on Amazon “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” in their review of this PC monitor. Deep21 said “Audio quality is only slightly better than any other integral monitor speakers” and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Alex he mentioned “Sound quality is also excellent”.

Good Picture Quality

Thirty-three owners wrote that the product had good picture quality. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Great image quality, overall design is very modern, sleek, looks great”. Newegg.com also said “Great picture quality for gaming Been playing quite a few different games on this including WoW, SWTOR, Defiance, War Thunder” in their review. Newegg.com also said “Excellent picture quality -- great contrast” in their review.

Twenty-three people who purchased this PC monitor said that it had good colour saturation. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Sharp video, nice colours, good angles of view, Much better than a good TN panel”. T. Wallace wrote on Amazon “Colours very rich”. T. Morrison gave it a score of 8 stars and said “Really can't fault the quality of this monitor - Colours are fantastic” in their review of this PC monitor.

Ten people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it had image ghosting. Newegg.com mentioned “Crysis 3 looks fabulous with no signs of lag or ghosting” in their Asus MX279H review. Newegg.com also mentioned “No ghosting that I notice when Trace Free is set to 20 or 0) Speakers are actually pretty decent” in their review. Newegg.com also mentioned “Did not see ghosting or blurring during motionvideo” in their review.

Six customers considered that the product had a wide viewing angle. Newegg.com said “The wide viewing angle makes it so that I can watch things on a couch or even on my bed without any trouble” in their review of this PC monitor. Yavanna said “The viewing angle is great whilst with the Sammy I had to sit square on” in their review of this PC monitor. Two years ago Andrew P. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The screen is aesthetically pleasing, bright and clear with a good viewing angle” and scored the product 8 stars.

Three people agreed that the product had clear images. Newegg.com wrote in their Asus MX279H review “Excellent Clarity, Stylish Design, No Dead Pixels on Arrival”. Falcon mentioned “Sharpe clear image, easy to install” in their Asus MX279H review. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Bright clear image” and rated this PC monitor 7 stars.

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Design

Good Quality

Ninety-two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Newegg.com wrote “Asus, one of the few brands, that matter in terms of quality inside” although they only gave it a score of 16.4 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert review site Expert Reviews “This is a beautifully designed monitor with great image quality”. Five years ago Uk.hardware.info said in their review of the Asus MX279H “It has a stylish design and quality materials, giving it a deluxe feel”.

Thin Frame

One hundred and seventeen customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote “These 23- and 27-inch monitors are beautifully designed, both inside”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae rated the product 8 stars and said “The ASUS MX279H is certainly one sexy display”. Expert website Uk.hardware.info wrote five years ago “It has an elegant base and aluminium frame”.

Fifty-seven customers concluded that the product was well designed. Expert website Ocaholic.ch.english wrote “The ASUS MX279H is an attractive display with a very decent, frameless design” in their review of this PC monitor. Digitalversus.com said five years ago “The Asus MX279H is a 27" Full HD monitor with a particularly stylish design and an attractive set of tech specs, including an IPS screen panel”. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info wrote in their review of this PC monitor also five years ago “A monitor with a striking design” and scored the product 5 stars.

Five people considered that the Asus MX279H had a thin frame. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Very thin bezel.” however they only gave it a rating of 16.4 out of 100. Newegg.com also said “There is maybe an inch of thin bezel” in their review. Mr Peter W Lascelles mentioned “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” in his review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 7 stars.

Four owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was smooth. Newegg.com said four years ago “Buttons are smooth and awesome” in their review of this PC monitor. Reviewed.com mentioned “Their current-generation AH-IPS panels are wrapped in minimalist chrome and perch upon smooth, cir”. Andrew P. rated it 7 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “When gaming on the laptop it is smooth and bright and keeps up, with no lag”.

Three owners who bought the product reckoned that it was neat. Newegg.com said “I'am forever blind) as well as color enhancing modes that are neat to set.” but despite that they gave it a rating of 16.4 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “It seems neat to use” in their review. Two years ago Dragon Gia mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “It's neat that the speakers are contained within the frame”.

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Well Made

Fifty-four owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Speakers sound great for being built in” but even so they only gave this PC monitor a rating of 16.4 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “Bezel less, Stainless steel look, overall very great build quality” in their review. Newegg.com also said “I like the solid stand” in their review.

Five people who bought the Asus MX279H considered that it was strong and durable. Adam mentioned on Amazon “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself”. Musicman rated the product 7 stars and wrote on Amazon two years ago “The stand is sturdy enough for me”. Maiasri wrote “Very impressed with this monitor! The stand is sturdy” in their review of the Asus MX279H.

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Reliable Performance” but despite that they only scored it 16.4 out of 100. Concept Filming gave the product a rating of 7 stars and said on Amazon “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands” in their review of this PC monitor. Jm mentioned on Amazon “Has proved very reliable to date” in their Asus MX279H review and gave it a score of 8 stars.

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Easy to Use

Twenty-three owners concluded that this PC monitor was easy to use. Newegg.com wrote four years ago “Normally I'd set this up in Nvidia Control panel” in their review of this PC monitor yet they rated it 1 stars. Newegg.com also said “Nice array of control options built-in” in their review. In the same month Thomas Coote said on Amazon “Another handy addition is the 3.5mm jack out which outputs the sound from the HDMI that the screen receives” in his Asus MX279H review and gave the product a rating of 7 stars.

Nine customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Newegg.com wrote “Had to adjust the settings to my liking.” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also mentioned “The setting menus are pretty straightforward” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “It has a touch-sensitive menu bar running along the bottom of the screen”.

Five owners who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Newegg.com mentioned four years ago “Stays vivid at every comfortable viewing angle” although they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Tbreak.ae mentioned in their Asus MX279H review “Whether it's the right CPU, or liquid cooling, or the most comfortable keyboard and mouse, we tend to take our time”. Thomas Coote said in his review of the Asus MX279H 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”.

Five customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it had a touch sensitive screen. Newegg.com said “The touch sensitive controls are something to get used to”. James K rated the product 6 stars and he mentioned “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them”. Mr. C. N. Watson said on Amazon four years ago “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge”.

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Rek said in their review of this PC monitor on Bhphotovideo.com “It is attractive and easy to set up”. Three years ago Living the Life mentioned “Great picture, easy to set up” in their review of this PC monitor. Billy gave it a rating of 9 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Quickly delivered, well packaged, easy to set up and the picture is beautiful! Easily the best monitor I have ever owned”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

Two customers thought it was good in terms of power usage. Bigbossinthepit said in their review of this PC monitor “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w” . Michael wrote “Low energy consumption, AH-IPS, modern design, no dead or hot pixels, true colours! Great monitor!” and rated it 5 stars.


Features

Good Technical Features

Six owners who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had good features. Expert website Reviewed.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Despite a glaring lack of good features, we feel that the Asus MX279H definitely has more than one strong suit”. Vladimir R. mentioned on Amazon “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel” in their review of the Asus MX279H. Three years ago Chris M mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “From what I saw I was happy! The Features”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One customer concluded that this PC monitor was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap wrote on Amazon “Its crisp and bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back” in their review of this PC monitor.

One customer concluded that the Asus MX279H 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 and gave this PC monitor a score of 4 stars.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX279H has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of this age and spec also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Asus VG248QE ($229.99), or the iiyama XB2485WSU which has better reviews; or the Benq BL2411 which is cheaper.

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Display

Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of 178 degrees, the Asus MX279H has one of the wider viewing angles, horizontal amongst medium monitors of this age. Comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years have viewing angles, horizontal of between 18° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

At 178 degrees, the Asus MX279H has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this LCD screen. Across all the similar spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as this LCD screen the viewing angles, vertical range from 10° to 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus MX279H has an HDCP. Most of the other PC displays of a comparable age and spec to this PC monitor also have an HDCP.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC displays of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MX279H is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus MX279H has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The Asus MX279H has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this LCD screen. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this Asus PC screen.

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Audio

Noisy

Fifteen owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was noisy. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Just some clicking noise”. Newegg.com mentioned “It can reach loud volumes without typical distortions” . Newegg.com also wrote “Also there is a strange fuzzy crackling noise that comes from the monitor at times when I use the mouse to scroll or re-size windows” in their review.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Fifteen owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was noisy. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Just some clicking noise”. Newegg.com mentioned “It can reach loud volumes without typical distortions” . Newegg.com also wrote “Also there is a strange fuzzy crackling noise that comes from the monitor at times when I use the mouse to scroll or re-size windows” in their review.

One customer said in their reviews that it was not quiet. Niamh said on Amazon “That doesn't mean the built-in speakers are quiet! Apart from that I can't fault it, beautiful big monitor that doesn't break the bank either! I would definitely recommend!”.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Four people who bought it agreed that it did not have good technical guidance. Newegg.com wrote in their Asus MX279H review “The manual really offers no direction” . Newegg.com also wrote “The online manual is much better” in their review. Artsan wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “There is no mention in the manual (which, by the way, is not included) about this issue” .

One customer concluded that it did not have good customer support. Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “Worst customer support I've ever dealt with”.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00012300309882, 00169490026966, 00886227265794, 00886227265824, 04053162745032, 04716659265795, 04716659265801, 05052182784518, 05712505457559, 08862272658240

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