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Asus VG278HV PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LCD Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
- Ultra smooth action with 144Hz rapid refresh rate and 1ms (GTG) tracer-free- Vivid color performance with Splendid Video Intelligence Technology- A comfortable viewing with ergonomic design for... More
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This PC display received a score of 95 out of 100 from expert review website Chip.de. This means that experts think this LCD screen is one of the very best PC displays of this spec and age.

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this Asus flatpanel monitor rated this PC display 88% on average.

Top Seller

The VG278HV is one the best selling PC screen currently on sale.

Good Brand

Asus has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC display range.

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was good quality.

Has a Built-In Speaker

The VG278HV has a built-in speaker. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for more than a year also have a built-in speaker.

We compared all the other PC monitors with a built-in speaker to this PC screen and we think the AOC Q2577PWQ[plb_3032056_price], and the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 29UM57-P[plb_2782303_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The screen sizes of medium monitors that were released around the same time as the VG278HV range from 48cm to 600cm, and the average display diagonal is 65cm. With a display diagonal of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VG278HV has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the VG278HV.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC screen has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of flatpanel monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VG278HV is 5.7ms. At only 1 millisecond, the VG278HV has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VG278HV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VG278HV does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other PC screens of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not 3D Compatible

The VG278HV is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other LCD screens of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VG278HV, the VG278HV does not have an integrated card reader.

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Quite Low Maximum Height Adjustment

At only 100 millimeters, the Asus VG278HV has a fairly low maximum height adjustment compared to most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the VG278HV. Medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VG278HV have maximum height adjustments of between 17mm and 510mm.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on PC displays of this type and age.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

Similar spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG278HV have vertical viewing angles of between 10° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 170°. At only 160 degrees, the VG278HV has a fairly narrow vertical viewing angle compared to most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to the VG278HV.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VG278HV range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The VG278HV has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the VG278HV.

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Heavy

Across all the medium monitors that have been around for more than a year the weights range from 2.3g to 79kg. The VG278HV is one of the heavier similar spec PC monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VG278HV (8.2 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Off

The lowest power consumption when off of PC monitors that are a similar age to the VG278HV is 0.005W, the highest is 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. When compared to other PC displays that have been around for around the same time as the VG278HV, the power consumption when off of the VG278HV of 1 Watt is one of the highest.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the VG278HV.

LCD Display Type

The VG278HV has an LCD display type which is better than the LED display type found on most PC screens of a similar age and spec to it.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative PC monitors that have an LCD Display currently available including the AOC Q2778[plb_2770550_price] which has better reviews.

PC screens with a better display type that might be worth looking at include the Acer XB270H[plb_2658235_price] (LED), or the DELL U2515H[plb_2680650_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
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Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
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3D
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Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
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Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
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Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Color Gamut
Screen Shape
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Built-In USB Hub
AC (power) in
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Design
Feet Colour
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
Number of OSD Languages
On Screen Display (OSD)
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Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (average)
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AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Package Depth
Package Width
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Height
Depth
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Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
Technical Details
Game Mode
ECO Mode
PC in (D-Sub)

Expert Reviews

28 September 2016

Hace no mucho estuvimos viendo un monitor de Viewsonic que también estaba orientado al segmento gamer, este poseía similares especificaciones en términos de tasa de refresco y tiempo de...

User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 9 February 2011 by Daniel C.

So for around $800 for the card plus $450 for four 50GB vertex2's...with cables say $1300 you can have a 200GB OS array cranking out 1.2 GB/s...that is a much better value than the pre-made PCIe... Read more…

I started out with a 5405 a few years ago and was so pleased with its performance that when it came time to upgrade I just had to stay with adaptec. Easy array building with either the provided manage
I have not used it yet but I imagine the specs are good. I will return next month and update my review after I have used. The USB ports are in the back and hard to reach. They would have been better o
Update: computer is fast and great for researching
A ton of features for an ATX motherboard. Solid performance even with the buggy BIOS and temperature sensors not working. I was able to run esxi 5 with no problems. I also put Noctua 120mm Heatsinks a
A ton of features. Works great. Put 120mm Noctua heat sinks and fans on the CPU's. They run at around 40 C when in use
None, it does everthing it claims to
I am really upset at the color. I specifically bought it from newegg because I wanted the black system. I could have gotten the white system for 50 cheaper through best buy. UUUGH
Update: see below
First board had issues. Temperature sensors for CPU, memory, etc did not work. Could not flash BIOS. iKVM was buggy. Had to pull power and reseat iKVM daily. I am waiting for a replacement board. I ho
Still have not been able to get the iKVM to work across my router for remote access. Could be a configuration issue on my part but not really sure at this point. I changed the ports the iKVM uses and
Reviewed 27 August 2016 by J. Gallagher
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent for gaming. Great price and quality.

Reviewed 13 May 2013 by Pete j.
(Verified Purchase)

After using the M$ 1000 640 X 480 for 6 years the difference between the 2 is like night and day...

Reviewed 11 May 2013 by Jason L.
(Verified Purchase)

Got this as a gift for my mom for mothers day...

Reviewed 30 November 2012 by David E.
(Verified Purchase)

You won't regret this purchase...

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Electricity cost when switched on $35.71
Electricity cost when on standby $4.60
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Total running cost over 5 years $40.31
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.26 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00889349139721, 00889349332054, 04053162981492, 04712900139723

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