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Asus VG278
VG278Q

$160.00
(594 reviews)
Asus VG278
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PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star play3r.net Value for Money M3.idg.se Recommended
Our Verdict:
A best selling and amazingly cheap 27" PC monitor, with multiple awards and very good features
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 Yes Jul 2012
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Asus VG278 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Asus VG278 number 206 across all PC monitors.
93
Reviews
594 Reviews + 24 Awards
97
Value for Money
Excellent
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Running Costs
$67 Over 5 Years
86
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 86?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,534 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
The VG278 is one of the best selling flatpanel monitors currently on the market. View best selling flatpanel monitors April 2018.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Has an audio output
Bigger. brighter. better
Uncompromised 3d immersion
Flicker-free 3d images with NVIDIA 3d vision 2
An immersive 3d experience with NVIDIA 3d lightboost technology
Ultra-smooth action
120Hz double-speed refresh rate with 2ms response time
Advanced dual-side LCD driving technology
Vivid color performance
Ergonomic design
Built-in angle-adjustable 3d emitter for unprecedented flexibility
Extensive connectivity

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. The price has dropped from $299 to $160 in the last 14 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% 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.

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Asus VG278 In-Depth Analysis

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Popular Choice

The VG278 is one the top selling flatpanel monitor currently on the market.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by $139 (46%)

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VG278 and the United States price of $160.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £321.99 ($321.99).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The VG278 is typical compared to the other 2,534 PC displays that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VG278 is $67.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus VG278's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 35% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The display diagonals of PC monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many LCD screens.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of LCD screens range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.6ms. The Asus VG278's response time of only 1ms is in the fastest 6% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio

This LCD screen has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is typical of many PC screens.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VG278 has a built-in speaker(s). 50% of LCD screens also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus VG278 does not have a built-in USB hub, although it is worth noting that 78% of PC displays also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VG278's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 35% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

LCD screens have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus VG278 of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 26% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Audio Output

The Asus VG278 has an audio output. 83% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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3D

The Asus VG278 is 3D, unlike 98% of flatpanel monitors which are not 3D.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VG278 has a game mode, which is unusual. 91% of LCD screens do not have a game mode.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Asus VG278 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of LCD screens which do not have an ECO mode.

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Wall Mountable

The Asus VG278 is wall mountable. 89% of LCD screens are not wall mountable.

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Only Has AC, AUX and 4 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VG278 is more than most PC displays. The most commonly found cables included is MHL, but this cables included is not found on this Asus LCD screen. The cables included VGA, HDMI, DVI, AC, AUX and DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Stand Included

The Asus VG278 has a stand included, which is unusual. 80% of PC screens do not have a stand included.

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Has an HDMI

The Asus VG278 has an HDMI. 92% of PC displays do not have an HDMI.

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50000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio

The highest contrast ratio of the Asus VG278 is 50000000:1. That's over four times the contrast ratio of a 12000000:1 PC monitor, which is the most common contrast ratio. Across all LCD screens the worst contrast ratio is 000:1 and the best is 1000000000:1.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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