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17 Reasons For
Two Industry Awards
This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com, both of which thought that this LCD screen was marvellous.
Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews
Asus has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire LCD screen range compared to other brands.
One person who purchased it considered that it had good technical guidance. Ktp mentioned in their Asus PB328 review on Amazon “Of course does its best to help protect your eyes.”.
Four customers considered that the Asus PB328 was well made. In October last year Ktp said “There is even a special "theatre" setting for this purpose! There are speakers built in that are automatically available over an HDMI connection” in their Asus PB328 review. Last year Techsmart.co.za wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Solid performance”. Techsmart.co.za also wrote “Well built”.
Good Picture Quality
One customer wrote in their reviews that the Asus PB328 had a flickering image.
A few Asus PB328 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was a good design. Techsmart.co.za said in their review of this PC monitor “Sleek and comfortable design”. Techsmart.co.za also mentioned “Nice design flourishes”. Techsmart.co.za also said “Compact design with customizable lightin”.
One customer who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was good looking. Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their Asus PB328 review in October last year “Elegant appearance”.
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Good Battery Life
One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Techsmart.co.za said last year “Good battery life”.
Easy to Use
One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Techsmart.co.za mentioned “Highest overall efficiency I've seen yet, excellent voltage stability, all rails, amazing ripple control, fan hardly ever comes on in normal use, fully modular” in their review of this PC monitor.
One person who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. Techsmart.co.za said in their Asus PB328 review “Quick and easy to setup”. One Asus PB328 owner who bought the product considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold.
Good Product Quality
One Asus PB328 owner who bought this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. Last year Techsmart.co.za wrote “Solid viewing quality” in their review of the Asus PB328.
Three Asus PB328 reviewers said that it was compact. Techsmart.co.za mentioned in their review “Stylis, compact desig”. Techsmart.co.za also mentioned “Compact camera and inconspicuous overall desig”. One Asus PB328 reviewer said in their reviews that the Asus PB328 was thin. Techsmart.co.za said in their review of the Asus PB328 “Slim and light”.
LED Display Type
This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the HP ENVY 32[plb_2562671_price], the Asus PG27AQ[plb_3142487_price], or the DELL U3415W[plb_2678877_price] which has better reviews.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus PB328 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other PC monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC screens with a built-in speaker currently available including the Samsung S32E590C[plb_2792914_price], the Acer CB271HK[plb_3162241_price], or the LG 34UM67-P[plb_2998881_price] which has better reviews.
Very Many Display Colour Count
Across all the flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the PB328 the display colour counts range from 16M to 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 150M. With a display colour count of 1,073.7 million, the Asus PB328 has one of the most display colour counts amongst medium monitors of this age.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
Across all the PC monitors of this spec and age the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm. With a display diagonal of 81.28 centimeters, the Asus PB328 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst comparable spec PC screens of this age.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The Asus PB328 has a fairly bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other PC displays of this age and type. The display brightness of PC screens that are a similar age to the PB328 range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 280 cd/m².
2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution
The highest resolution of the Asus PB328 is 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) PC display, which is the most frequently found resolution. Medium monitors that were launched more than a year ago graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 to 4096 x 2160.
Quite Fast Response Time
The Asus PB328 has a fairly fast response time (only 4 milliseconds) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the PB328. The average response time of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the PB328 is 5.7ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 40ms.
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Poor Sound Quality
One Asus PB328 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it did not have good sound quality. Ktp mentioned on Amazon “The quality of the sound from them is poor, affected not only by the lack of bass.” in their review of the Asus PB328 nonetheless they still gave this PC monitor a score of 5 stars.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar age and type to the PB328, the Asus PB328 does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in camera and we think the Philips 241P6VPJKEB[plb_3021583_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.
Not 3D Compatible
The Asus PB328 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this age and type are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
The Asus PB328 does not have an integrated card reader. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to the PB328 also do not have an integrated card reader.
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Only HD HD Type
This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on flatpanel monitors of this age and type.
1 Other reason to consider the Asus PB328
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Asus released the PB328.
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
2560 x 1440
Wide Quad HD, HD, Quad HD
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
49 - 76
Digital Horizontal Frequency
29 - 130
Vertical Scan Range
49 - 76
Horizontal Scan Range
30 - 83
0.277 x 0.277
Display Colour Count
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
1.073 billion colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB Type-A Downstream Ports Quantity
USB Hub Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
AC (power) in
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Colour of Product
Thin Client Installed
20 - -5
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
100 - 240, 24
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Input Voltage
24, 100, 100-240, 240
EPEAT Gold, RoHS, TCO
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, USB, VGA
31 January 2016
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Sleek and comfortable design
Good battery life
Highly accurate course info
Quick and easy to setup
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