Asus PG278QR
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Asus PG278QR

$699.00 Gamer's Choice Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star
A very popular and multi award winning 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED Yes Oct 2015
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Asus PG278Q Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Asus PG278Q number 486 across all PC monitors.
721 Reviews + 39 Awards
Good Features
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Why Has it Scored 61?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest PC displays 2017.
This PC monitor is one of the best selling PC displays currently on the market. View best selling PC displays July 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Has a game mode
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Asus PG278Q In-Depth Analysis


Popular Choice

The PG278Q is a popular choice of PC screen.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $699.00 it is more expensive than 67% of PC screens.

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We found a cheaper price for the Asus PG278Q of £539.99 ($539.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $159.01.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Asus PG278Q supports NVIDIA G-Sync. 98% of LCD screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus PG278Q has a game mode, unlike 93% of LCD screens which do not have a game mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the Asus PG278Q does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PG278Q is more than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus PG278Q of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC displays. It is in the fastest 2% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PG278Q of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 23% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus g20cbdh73gtx1080, asus 2560x1440, asus pg278qr
Barcodes 00601577720607, 00801947290345, 00804067300338, 00804904103825, 00808112938972, 00809394588831, 00886227752454, 00886227752478, 04053162744752, 04056572597338, 04716659752455, 04716659752462, 04716659752479, 04716659917649, 05054629482612, 08862277524786

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