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Asus PG279Q

$749.99
A best selling and multi award winning 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels No Yes Mar 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
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Asus PG279Q Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the Asus PG279Q number 683 across all PC monitors.
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376 Reviews + 26 Awards
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$185 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 376 reviews.
At over a year old this PC display is slightly out of date, and newer PC screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
This PC monitor has running costs of $185 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 5% of all 2,770 LCD screens that we have compared it to.
It is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens July 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Has a built-in USB hub
Only one HDMI port

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 88% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

Asus PG279Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Best Seller

The PG279Q is a popular choice of PC monitor.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $749.99 it is more expensive than 87% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Up by $17 (2%)

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Asus PG279Q of £684.97 ($684.97) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $65.02.

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Features

Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Asus PG279Q supports NVIDIA G-Sync, which is unusual. 98% of LCD screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus PG279Q has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has AC, HDMI and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PG279Q is more than most flatpanel monitors. This Asus PC display has a USB cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens. The cables included "HDMI" and "AC" are also found on this PC screen.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus PG279Q's viewing angle, horizontal of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 24% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, horizontal of between 17° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Very Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of PC monitors is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Asus PG279Q's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is in the widest 3% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Asus PG279Q is a one HDMI port PC monitor.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PG279Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels flatpanel monitor, which is the most frequently found 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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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PG279Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus PG279Q of only 4ms is quite fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 18% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the response times range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the PG279Q is $185, which is in the most expensive 5% of all 2,770 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 2560x1440, asus pg279qx
Barcodes 00319649143674, 00889349143674, 00889349143681, 04058154007365, 04712900143683

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