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Asus VC279H PC Monitor

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27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Apr 2015
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16 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor received a rating of 80 out of 100 from PC monitor expert review website prad.de.

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this LCD screen is 82% based on 26 owner reviews.

Nice Design

Several customers who reviewed the Asus VC279H concluded that it was good looking. Giovanni Bolton said on Amazon in December this year “Sharp colors and beautifully thin bezel”. Also in December this year Rob B said on Amazon “For gaming it's pretty good” but in spite of that he only gave this PC monitor a score of 60 out of 100.

One person concluded that this PC monitor was smooth. In December Alfredo he said “It took me a while to get use to it due to the "vividpixel" option had to turn that off; text wasn't as smooth when it was on” in his Asus VC279H review.

One Asus VC279H reviewer who bought it concluded that it had a thick frame. Mr. T. Richards gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon in December this year “Good stylist monitor with a thin bezel and decently priced” in their Asus VC279H review.

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Top Seller

The VC279H is a popular choice of LCD screen according to Amazon sales data.

Robust

A number of Asus VC279H owners who purchased the product considered that it was well made. Amazon Customer wrote “Solid Monitor” in their Asus VC279H review. Corey Reynolds wrote “The built in speakers are useless anyway” in his Asus VC279H review. In December Dj mentioned “Nice Screen/Lousy built in speakers”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was strong and durable. This month I Am Jake. said in their review “Rim of the monitor are made of a sturdy black plastic”.

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Easy to Use

A few Asus VC279H owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use. Mark mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use menus when you figure it out”. In December Sara she mentioned “Control buttons at bottom are a bit fiddly to use though” in her review.

One person wrote in their reviews that the Asus VC279H was comfortable and easy to hold. I Am Jake. mentioned on Amazon “A nice bonus if you plan to watch TV on it or play games in a more comfortable position”. One Asus VC279H reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. This year Sara wrote in her review of this PC monitor “Very easy to set up”.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

We checked 13,047 owner and expert reviews for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range.

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Good Connectivity

A number of people thought the Asus VC279H was good in terms of HDMI connections. I Am Jake. mentioned this year “In terms of connectivity, this monitor has 1x HDMI, 1x DVI, 1x VGA” in their review. I Am Jake. also wrote “The audio jack is a nice touch, allowing external speakers to be used for HDMI input sound”. Paul M gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote “Great monitor, good colours, wide viewing angle, speakers work fine with HDMI” in his review.

Good Size

A number of customers reckoned that it was thin.

Good Picture Quality

Several Asus VC279H reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Mark said in his review on Amazon “Brilliantly bright with vivid colours”. Mark also said “Wow bright screen and vivid colours”. In December this year Paul M said “The colours are good and rich, minecraft looks great”.

One Asus VC279H reviewer said that the Asus VC279H had good picture quality. One person considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Paul M wrote on Amazon this month “It has a wide viewing angle”.

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Good Product Quality

A few people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. This month Craig Cookson scored the product 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Fantastic screen amazing quality I expected nothing less”. Last year Matthew K. rated this PC monitor as excellent and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great picture quality and amazing response times for an IPS panel”. Mr. T. Richards said a few weeks ago “Decent price for a quality monitor” in their review of the Asus VC279H and gave it a score of 5 stars.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on LCD screens of this spec and age.

Alternative flatpanel monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper PC screens such as the DELL E2314H[plb_2095841_price], the Samsung S24E370DL[plb_3021431_price], or the HP EliteDisplay E240c[plb_3059589_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VC279H has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago also have a built-in speaker.

Alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at include the Asus VX278Q[plb_3195439_price] which is cheaper; or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price], or the Philips 221P6[plb_2497489_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Asus VC279H has one of the bigger screen sizes (68.6 centimeters) amongst PC displays of this age. Across all the PC monitors of this type and age the screen sizes range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This LCD screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Very Shallow

The Asus VC279H is one of the shallower PC displays that have been around for a comparable time to the VC279H (only 46.5 millimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The depths of medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VC279H range from 33mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VC279H does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VC279H also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the EliteDisplay E221c[pl_2895033_price], or the EliteDisplay E240c[pl_3059589_price] both from HP; or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VC279H is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the VC279H, the Asus VC279H does not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that were launched more than a year ago.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of this age and spec.

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Only One HDMI Port

The Asus VC279H is a one HDMI port PC display.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

At 0.5 Watts, the Asus VC279H has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable type and age to the VC279H. Across all the flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VC279H the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VC279H

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the VC279H.

Average Width

At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VC279H has a relatively average width compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to the VC279H.

We compared this flatpanel monitor to all the other 622.6mm wide LCD screens and we think because of it's better review score, the VX279N[pl_2983936_price], and the VX279Q[pl_3000300_price] both from Asus is also worth considering.

If you would consider a PC screen with a wider width then you might want to look at the Fujitsu L27T-1 LED[plb_3032665_price] (622.6mm).

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Expert Reviews

(1)
7 September 2015

Der neue VC279H aus dem Hause ASUS siedelt sich im niederpreisigen Consumer-Bereich an. Bereits ab etwa 230 Euro erhält man einen TFT-Monitor mit 27 Zoll Bildschirmdiagonale, IPS-Panel und...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 by I am Jake. | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

I needed an IPS monitor at home for the colour accuracy as I'm starting to seriously get into digital art and graphic design. This Asus VC279H seemed to fit the bill nicely. The colours produced... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2016 by Ross
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this to replace my existing monitor. Exactly what was required and the quality is great. Has all fittings necessary regardless of what you are attaching.

(Verified Purchase)

Ideal monitor for a games console. my daughter has a PS3 in bedroom, and this monitor is great, not *too* big but fine for several people to gather round. connected to the PS3 using HDMI, the... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2016 by RB89
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 27 May 2016 by Hristo
(Verified Purchase)

Quality monitor. The only setback I got from it is the lack of remote control. Would recommend if you manage to find it on offer.

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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 250cdm2, asus 80m1, code vc279, asus vc279, code vc279h, asus vc279h, pumps vc279, pumps vc279h, asus vc279hw, asus 250cdm2, asus asuvc279, pumps vc279hw, asus asuvc279h, asus 1920x1080, asus 90lm01d0b01670, asus 90lm01d2b01670, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279h
Barcodes 00889349017678, 00889349173251, 04712900017670, 04712900173253, 05057103054619

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