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Asus VG278

Asus VG278
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A good spec and award winning 27" PC screen, with low running costs
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 Yes Jul 2012
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Asus VG278 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have scored the Asus VG278 as follows:
89
Reviews
532 Reviews + 3 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
71
Running Costs
$64 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great user reviews but ok expert reviews. 95% of buyers recommended this PC display to others.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of $64 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,257 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
The VG278 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
144Hz rapid refresh rate with 2ms response time
50,000,000:1 ASUS smart contrast ratio
Full HD 1080p support
Splendid video intelligence technology
Ergonomic design
Narrower than average horizontal viewing angle
Narrower than average vertical viewing angle

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Asus VG278 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the VG278 will cost $64 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,257 flatpanel monitors.

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Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

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

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of PC displays is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Asus VG278's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 29% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms. The response time of the Asus VG278 of only 2ms is faster than average when compared to most other PC screens. It is faster than 88% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

PC displays have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VG278's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is narrower than 65% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VG278 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus VG278's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is narrower than 74% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. Across all the PC displays the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Has an HDMI

The Asus VG278 has an HDMI, which is unusual. 93% of PC screens do not have an HDMI.

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Has an Audio Output

The Asus VG278 has an audio output. 87% of LCD screens do not have an audio output.

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3D

The Asus VG278 is 3D, unlike 98% of PC displays which are not 3D.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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