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Asus PB279

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Asus PB279

Asus PB279
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A good spec and multi award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
27" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 100000000:1 No Sep 2014
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Asus PB279 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Asus PB279 as follows:
93
Reviews
445 Reviews + 10 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
64
Running Costs
$130 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $130 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
The PB279 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution

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Asus PB279 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The average 5 year running cost of the PB279 is $130 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus PB279's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 34% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. PC displays have display diagonals of between 3.5" and 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB279 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. This PC display also has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all PC displays is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The Asus PB279's response time of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the slowest 50% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB279 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus PB279's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 28% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC screens the horizontal viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

PC displays have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus PB279 of 178° is in the widest 25% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus PB279 of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 33% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Asus PB279 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB279 has a headphone out. 89% of PC monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Four HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus PB279 which has four HDMI ports.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB279 features Picture-in-Picture support, unlike 95% of PC displays which do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 3840x2160, asus pb279q27, asus uhd4k

Barcodes:

00886227786930, 04053162744769, 04056572597314, 04716659764670, 04716659764687, 05054629739877

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