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Asus PA279Q

75

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Asus PA279Q

$749.00
Asus PA279
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A multi award winning and good spec 27" PC monitor, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 No Jul 2013
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Asus PA279 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Asus PA279 number 845 across all PC monitors.
97
Reviews
402 Reviews + 10 Awards
63
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
66
Running Costs
$100 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has fantastic expert reviews and great user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 12% of all 3,257 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The PA279 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
6-axis independent color adjustment
QuickFit virtual scale function
Picture-in-Picture and picture-by-picture
Customizable OSD shortcuts
Intuitive 5 way navigation key
Splendid video intelligence technology
ASUS exclusive innovation and design
Robust connectivity
Uniformity compensation
Made for work and play
Bigger than average display diagonal
See better and wider
Next-generation IPS display technology
Pre-calibrated right out-of-the box
10-bit color for smoother gradations
Color consistency for photographer and retouching with 99% adobe RGB color space
True, consistent color
True color, absolute fidelity: professional 27 pre-calibrated AH-IPS 16:9 2560 x 1440 WQHD led-backlit monitor
Ergonomic design
Slower than average response time

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Asus PA279 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $749.00 it is in the most expensive 11% of PC monitors.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus PA279 of £722.84 ($722.84) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $26.16.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PA279 is in the most expensive 12% of all 3,257 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the PA279 is $100.

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Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Asus PA279 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all PC screens the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus PA279's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 24% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus PA279 of 6ms is slower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 19% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the PC displays the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PA279 of 178° is in the widest 18% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus PA279's vertical viewing angle of 178° is pretty average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 43% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA279 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus PA279 has a card reader integrated. 99% of PC screens do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 More Cables Included

The Asus PA279 has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. This Asus flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "HDMI", "DVI", "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 90lm0040b01370, asus 2560x1440, asus 9dl7za00, asus 9dl7zs00, asus pa279qb, asus 350cdm2

Barcodes:

00803982777188, 00807320177715, 00824551138025, 00836046984277, 00886227456406, 00886227459377, 04053162935167, 04716659456407, 04716659480365, 05054484660880, 05054533660885, 05054629572023, 05711783436751, 08862274593778

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