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Asus VG248QE PC Monitor

$229.99
24" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Dec 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date $90.50 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fifteen industry awards
Not quiet
Does not have good sound quality
774 Reviews + 15 Awards
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Good Value for Money

Expert review site Techsweden.org highlighted in their review that this medium monitor provided a good bang for your buck.

Expensive

Fifteen customers said in their reviews that it was expensive. Bestbuy.com wrote “Not to expensive” although they gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Expert review site Computershopper.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Just six months ago when we reviewed the LG Flatron L227WTG, $359 wasn’t terribly expensive for a solidly performing 22-inch monitor with standard 1,680x1,050.” . A few weeks ago Ign.com wrote “It's a bit more expensive than competing mode”.

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Reviews

Fifteen Industry Awards

This PC display has received fifteen awards from experts.

This PC screen received a "Gold" award from websites Moddingmx.com, Profesionalreview.com and Hardwareviews.com all of whom decided that this PC display was superb.

This LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites Altomdata.dk and Ozeros.com, both of which thought that this Asus LCD screen was good.

This medium monitor received a "Silver" award from both review websites Hardware.info and Elektroniktest.dk, both of which thought that this PC screen was very good.

The authors at three more expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was good. This Asus PC display received a "Value for Money" award from website Techsweden.org who thought it provided a good bang for your buck and the expert at review website Computershopper.com decided that it was terrific and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award. This PC display also received an Xfastest.com "Innovation Award".

This PC display received a "Smart Buy" award from both Tomshardware.co.uk and Tomshardware.com and it received a "Worth Considering" award from Kitguru.net.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-five expert reviews from sites including Techradar, Digital Versus, PC Mag and computershopper.com this PC display has an average expert rating of 78%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 881 owner reviews this LCD screen has a marvellous average owner rating. 537 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 99% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Asus Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We checked 17,144 expert and owner reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Connectivity

Two owners said in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Captain Obvious mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Excellent monitor with excellent connectivity options”.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VG248QE has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to this PC screen also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think a cheaper PC display such as the Benq BL2411 or you might consider a higher rated PC display such as the iiyama XB2485WSU are also worth considering.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) that you might want to look at include the Asus MX279H ($150).

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Display

Has an HDCP

The VG248QE has an HDCP, as do most of the other LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this PC screen is 6.1ms. When compared to other flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor that we have assessed, the Asus VG248QE's response time of only 1 millisecond is one of the fastest.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the VG248QE has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to this PC monitor. The viewing angles, vertical of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this PC screen range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The VG248QE has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other LCD screens of a similar age and spec to this PC screen also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the VG248QE is more than most PC monitors of a similar age and spec to it. This flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on similar spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "DVI" are also found on this PC screen.

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Audio

Noisy

Six owners agreed that the Asus VG248QE was noisy. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Speakers have a white noise that is noticeable whenever the volume is higher than 65100 on certain screens (like when playing Metal Gear 5”. Newegg.com mentioned in April last year “Extremely loud coil whine”. Newegg.com also said “When using the built-in speakers the monitor makes a buzzing noise” in their review.

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Not Quiet

Six owners agreed that the Asus VG248QE was noisy. Bestbuy.com mentioned “Speakers have a white noise that is noticeable whenever the volume is higher than 65100 on certain screens (like when playing Metal Gear 5”. Newegg.com mentioned in April last year “Extremely loud coil whine”. Newegg.com also said “When using the built-in speakers the monitor makes a buzzing noise” in their review.

Three people who reviewed it said that it was not quiet. Newegg.com mentioned in their Asus VG248QE review two years ago “They are super quiet and with horrible sound” . Newegg.com also wrote “The speakers are extremely quiet” in their review. 3nvy wrote in their review of this PC monitor “I would not suggest using this as a primary TV though simply because of the quiet speakers and lack of volume buttons”.

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Features

Good Features

Nineteen customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. Newegg.com said four years ago “Nice physical adjustment features” in their Asus VG248QE review. Newegg.com also said “Features like reticles and timers” in their review. Ign.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor in April this year “Extensive connectivity features”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com wrote “The whole profile of the monitor isn't bulky at all” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100. Teo scored the product 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VG248QE on Bhphotovideo.com “Welcome to my review of the ASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz 1ms LED backlit monitorI mainly use this monitor for heavy gaming”. Amazon Customer wrote “The base is heavy with a carousel style base meaning you can turn your monitor around 90 degrees with ease” in their review of this PC monitor.

Five customers who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it was a good size. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Really enjoying the fps it puts out and the color definition, easy to setup, good size” nonetheless they gave the product a score of 18.8 out of 100. J wrote on Amazon.co.uk “This monitor is the ideal size for my desk”. Gordon Samuel Sharp said on Amazon.co.uk “Nice size does everything it said it would, Good quality, love the glossy finish”.

Five people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Amazon Customer wrote “Great monitor if it was a thin besel monitor it would be amazing” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 6 stars. Stacey gave it a score of 7 stars and he wrote in his review of this PC monitor two years ago “There's a slim chance I ever use 3d”. Chris gave it a score of 7 stars and he said on Bestbuy.com “Like the size and the bezal are thin”.

One owner said in their reviews that the product was a big size. One customer who reviewed it thought it was thick.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. In April last year Speeddemon mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “The ASUS monitor is surprisingly lightweight” and rated it 7 stars.

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Heavy and Bulky

Seven owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Newegg.com wrote “The whole profile of the monitor isn't bulky at all” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only gave it a score of 18.8 out of 100.

Teo scored the product 7 stars and mentioned in their review of the Asus VG248QE on Bhphotovideo.com “Welcome to my review of the ASUS VG248QE 24" 144Hz 1ms LED backlit monitorI mainly use this monitor for heavy gaming”. Amazon Customer wrote “The base is heavy with a carousel style base meaning you can turn your monitor around 90 degrees with ease” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Design

Smooth Onscreen Movement in 2D Mode At 144 Hz

Sixty-seven owners wrote in their reviews that the product was smooth. Digital Versus said in their Asus VG248QE review “Smooth onscreen movement in 2D mode at 144 Hz”. Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “I was stunned by how smooth 144hz felt” but they gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also mentioned “Smooth gaming at 144 Hz” in their review.

Fifty-one people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Bestbuy.com wrote “Beautiful picture” . Techteamgb.co.uk said in their review of this PC monitor “This is a pretty awesome monitor”. Techteamgb.co.uk also said “There is pretty great competition too” in their review.

Ten customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well designed. Dean Simpson wrote on Amazon.co.uk “The 144hz really helps with overall gaming, has good colours and very lovely design, bo problems at all, good for gaming, good for films” in his Asus VG248QE review. Loganvane gave the product a rating of 8 stars and said “Superior Image Quality Elegant Design” in their review of this PC monitor. Sethadeas said in their review of this PC monitor on Bestbuy.com “HD graphics Swivels Multiple HDMI outlets Sleek design Best product for price Cons”.

Eight customers who reviewed it considered that it was neat. In April last year Newegg.com said “144hz desktop experience is neat” in their review of this PC monitor. Jamie Thompson said “The base also includes a handy cable tidy, which is useful when rotating the monitor as it prevents cables from being pulled out” in his review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 7 stars. Femcrusader said on Amazon.co.uk “Be neat with it though”.

Four people who bought it concluded that it was ergonomic. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Ergonomic stand” however they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Willcastro wrote “I really like that the ergonomic tilt, swivel pivot”.

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Nice Build Quality, Great Stand System

One hundred and four owners considered that the product was good quality. Kitguru.net said four years ago “Nice build quality, great stand system” but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Switching to this 144 is AMAZING The quality is just unreal” . Walmart.com said “The color quality is good.”.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was inferior quality. Two years ago Oliwier gave this PC monitor a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Bad quality, I'm switching to BenQ”.

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Nice Build Quality, Great Stand System

Fourty-eight people who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Newegg.com said in their review of the Asus VG248QE in April last year “The stand is well built and easy to use”. Newegg.com also said “Not at all flimsy; well built” in their review. This year expert website Ign.com said “High refresh rates are the latest buzz in the monitor world and the Asus VG248QE (See it on Amazon) is a solidly built, entry-level model that runs at 144Hz”.

Ten people wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Newegg.com mentioned in April last year “Strong and robust it's easily adjustable” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com also mentioned “Sturdy design” in their review. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Good viewing angles and pretty sturdy stand”.

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com wrote “Packaged was great, no damage to the monitor itself”. Wowman wrote “Crisp clean picture, haven't noticed any broken pixels some complained about” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Miracle rated the product 7 stars and mentioned in their Asus VG248QE review on Amazon.co.uk five years ago “I do not have any broken pixels and I love the 3 year guarantee on this Monitor where others only give 1 yr warranty”.

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was reliable. Bhphotovideo.com wrote two years ago “Reliable Performance” in their review of this PC monitor. Nora H. wrote three years ago “The color spectrum seems too far off to get a reliable or true natural color set” and gave the product a score of 7 stars.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Fifty-five customers who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Walmart.com said “Menus are easy to use” in their Asus VG248QE review although they only rated the product 20 out of 100. Newegg.com wrote in their Asus VG248QE review “Picture looks great, lots a different settings and bells” however they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “Decent menu controls” in their review.

Twenty-two customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use. Walmart.com mentioned “I plan on getting a 780GTX in the near future to use the 144hz maximum capabil” in their review of this PC monitor. Newegg.com said “Havn't been able to use it yet” in their review of this PC monitor but in spite of that they scored the product 1 stars. Thomas R. said on Newegg.com “They were manufactured back when ASUS had much better Quality Control”.

Sixteen customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Last year Newegg.com mentioned “The monitor looked amazing and it was easy to set-up with convenient tiltingpivoting that I haven't seen before” however they only rated it 1 stars. Newegg.com also said “This monitor is worth the pain you go through to setup right” in their review. Ac mentioned four years ago “144hz is icing on the cake! The monitor is easy to set up with a friendly OSD” in their review of this PC monitor.

Four people who bought the product thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Ign.com gave the product a rating of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this PC monitor in April “Can be adjusted to make your long gaming sessions comfortable too”. Gordon Samuel Sharp he mentioned two years ago “Some messing around with the monitor controls quickly gets it perfectly set and is quite easy to do, stand is just the right size to hold the monitor securely” in his Asus VG248QE review. Kristian C wrote on Amazon.co.uk “I would advise lowering the brightness till you are comfortable, then running the windows screen configuration wizard” in her review of this PC monitor.

Two owners thought it was easy to assemble. Newegg.com mentioned “Easy to put together, one simple step” in their review of this PC monitor yet they only scored it 20 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “144hz, 1ms latency, easy to put together” in their review.

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Easy to Damage or Scratch

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to damage or scratch. Newegg.com wrote “Packaged was great, no damage to the monitor itself”.

Wowman wrote “Crisp clean picture, haven't noticed any broken pixels some complained about” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Miracle rated the product 7 stars and mentioned in their Asus VG248QE review on Amazon.co.uk five years ago “I do not have any broken pixels and I love the 3 year guarantee on this Monitor where others only give 1 yr warranty”.

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Good Refresh Rate

Seventy-four owners who reviewed the product said that it had a good refresh rate. Walmart.com mentioned in their Asus VG248QE review “VERY HIGH REFRESH RATE 144HZ Makes for better gaming”. Walmart.com also said “High refresh rate response which is great for games” in their review. Itreviews.com wrote in their Asus VG248QE review on expert website IT Reviews.com “The Asus VG278HE is a versatile 27-inch monitor featuring a 144Hz refresh rate and a speedy pixel response”.

Fourty-eight owners who bought this PC monitor thought it had good picture quality. Walmart.com said three years ago “Can not find a IPS 3d monitor for 3D Vision 2 and that is mainly why I bought this monitor (though I can't afford the glasses” . Newegg.com wrote in their review of this PC monitor four years ago “When your graphics can keep up with the screen's refresh rate, gaming becomes a different experience” but they only scored the product 17.6 out of 100. Newegg.com also wrote “Picture Quality” in their review.

Twenty-one owners who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Newegg.com mentioned “Colours really are fantastic” . Cobra_cake gave the product a rating of 7 stars and said “The colours are bright”. James Morris gave it a rating of 8 stars and he mentioned in his Asus VG248QE review “+ Posable monitor orientation, angles, etc is excellent + Colours are fine + When games are running at 100+ frames”.

Thirteen owners who bought the product reckoned that it had clear images. Two years ago Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Amazing picture clarity and color” but they only rated it 1 stars. Callum Gillies gave it a rating of 8 stars and wrote “Easily adjusted, Picture has amazing clarity and is very smooth” in their review of the Asus VG248QE. Soldiertim mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Great clarity” and scored the product 7 stars.

Eight people wrote that it had image ghosting. Digital Versus said in their Asus VG248QE review four years ago “Fast screen response time (ghosting time measured at 4 ms” . Also four years ago Kitguru.net mentioned “Displayport connector, quick refresh eliminates ghosting and artifacting” in their review of this PC monitor but despite that they scored this PC monitor 18.2 out of 100. Two years ago Newegg.com said in their review of this PC monitor “Image "ghosting" and "motion blur" are nowhere to be found here”.

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Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

Seven owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it did not have good sound quality. Newegg.com said in their review of the Asus VG248QE “Speaker are the worst thing on this monitor they shouldnt sell them with speaker it kill everything i was hoping for sound quality i had to buy separated speakers”. Newegg.com also mentioned “Don't buy this monitor expecting good sound quality” in their review. Newegg.com also wrote “I do not recommend using the in speakers as the sound quality is horrible” in their review.


Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Five people reckoned that this PC monitor did not have good technical guidance. Walmart.com said in their Asus VG248QE review three years ago “Find a guide to adjust it” . Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “In order to obtain the picture this monitor is capable of, I had to find a custom ICC profile (Google easy enough) and went through some painful manual calibration” . Newegg.com also wrote “I called ASUS support and they told me because this Monitor does not support Windows 10 that they cannot help me and that drivers will be released later.” in their review.

Two people said in their reviews that it did not have good customer support. Walmart.com said “After 11 months of use my monitor overheated, after i contacted asus submit 4 rma requests and waited nearly 2 months now i have to say ASUS customer support is almost a joke”. An anonymous author wrote on Newegg.com “Went to ASUS customer support with my problem”.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

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