Asus PB279
Asus PB279
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Overall Score

Asus PB279 Gold Excellent Worth Buying Recommended
A multi award winning 3840 x 2160 PC display with average features
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
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Refurbished - Asus PB279Q 27" IPS 4K HDMI 10-bit 3840 x 2160 Low Blue Light LED Monitor PIP (Refurbished) - on
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Asus PB279 Review

With excellent reviews but average features, we have scored the Asus PB279 as follows for Summary.
331 Reviews + 10 Awards
Average Features
$126 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor 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 PC monitors 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $126 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,770 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
The PB279 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a headphone out
Four HDMI ports

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Asus PB279 In-Depth Analysis


Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB279 has a headphone out. 90% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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Four HDMI Ports

The Asus PB279 is a four HDMI port LCD screen.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB279 is more than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB279 features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of LCD screens do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

PC screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus PB279's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is in the widest 6% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB279 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC monitors the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The PB279 has an average running cost of $126 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 3840x2160, asus pb279q


00886227786930, 04053162744769, 04056572597314, 04716659764687, 05054629739877