Asus PA279Q
Asus PA279
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Asus PA279Q

$749.00 Recommended Must Have 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star
A multi award winning 2560 x 1440 PC monitor with good features
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Jul 2013
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Asus PA279 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Asus PA279 number 195 across all PC monitors.
240 Reviews + 10 Awards
Good Features
$101 Over 8 Years
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Why Has it Scored 56?

It has terrific expert reviews and very good user reviews with 97% 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 displays 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $101 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 16% of all 2,770 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
The PA279 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 more cables included
Quite wide viewing angle, vertical

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Asus PA279 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $749.00 it is more expensive than 87% of PC screens.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus PA279 of £693.86 ($693.86) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $55.14.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 3 More Cables Included

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

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PA279 of 178° is quite wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 25% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

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

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PA279 has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all LCD screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PA279 will cost $101 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 90lm0040b01370, asus 2560x1440, asus 9dl7za00, asus 9dl7zs00, asus p177701p, asus 350cdm2, asus pa279qb
Barcodes 00836046984277, 00886227456406, 00886227459377, 04053162935167, 04716659456407, 04716659480365, 05054629572023, 05711783436751, 08862274593778