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Should You Buy an Asus PC Monitor?

Matthew
Updated 17 October 2020
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should you buy an Asus PC Monitor?

Asus is one of the most popular PC monitor brands as well as being well known for its optical disc drives, projectors and headphones.

If you are thinking about buying an Asus PC monitor then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of PC monitor brands is compiled by analysing over 110,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,900 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,500 PC monitors.

Asus are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors. Their PC monitors start at $55 for the VB178T which has a display diagonal of 17" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 1280 x 1024 and go up to $3,900 for the PQ22UC which has a display diagonal of 21.6" and is a PC monitor that has a resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K). The average price of a new Asus PC monitor is $420.

Asus are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning PC monitors.

Is Asus the Best PC Monitor Brand?

So are Asus PC monitors any good? We give every PC monitor a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all PC monitors we are able to impartially rank all the PC monitor brands.

Asus is ranked the No. 1 best PC monitor brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Asus is the actually best PC monitor brand out there.

#1
Taiwan
95%
95%
16,773 reviews
#2
United States
94%
94%
8,638 reviews
#3
Taiwan
94%
94%
9,337 reviews
#4
LG
South Korea
94%
94%
8,499 reviews
#5
Taiwan
93%
93%
2,852 reviews
#6
HP
United States
92%
92%
4,086 reviews
#7
South Korea
91%
91%
8,020 reviews
#8
Taiwan
91%
91%
10,553 reviews
#9
China
89%
89%
1,063 reviews
#10
NEC
Japan
89%
89%
453 reviews
#11
AOC
Taiwan
88%
88%
8,206 reviews
#12
MSI
83%
83%
510 reviews
#13
Netherlands
82%
82%
1,820 reviews
#14
Japan
81%
81%
568 reviews
#15
78%
78%
41 reviews
#16
ELO
75%
75%
4 reviews
#17
Alienware
United States
73%
73%
434 reviews
#18
GeChic
72%
72%
54 reviews
#19
Japan
71%
71%
1 review
#20
71%
71%
393 reviews
#21
LILLIPUT
68%
68%
1 review
#22
V7
67%
67%
9 reviews
#23
Sceptre
67%
67%
331 reviews
#24
Japan
66%
66%
0 reviews
#25
Viotek
65%
65%
10 reviews
#26
Viewera
64%
64%
0 reviews
#27
Gigabyte
61%
61%
34 reviews
#28
61%
61%
0 reviews
#29
DoubleSight
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
ZOWIE
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Elo TouchSystems
59%
59%
2 reviews
#32
Taiwan
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
CTL
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
57%
57%
0 reviews
#35
Aopen
56%
56%
2 reviews
#36
Mimo Monitors
55%
55%
0 reviews
#37
53%
53%
0 reviews
#38
AVUE
53%
53%
0 reviews
#39
Pelco
53%
53%
0 reviews
#40
Hanwha
53%
53%
0 reviews
#41
Feelworld
53%
53%
0 reviews
#42
Bematech
53%
53%
0 reviews
#43
ADTECHNO
53%
53%
0 reviews
#44
Wacom
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Asus PC monitors compare to the other PC monitor brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All PC monitor Brands
Asus PC Monitors

There's a wide selection of Asus PC monitors available compared to other PC monitor brands, with over 100 Asus PC monitors currently on the market in the US. Asus also have better reviews than the typical PC monitor brand, with the average rating of a Asus PC monitor being 78%.

The average review score for a Asus PC monitor is 78%.

Asus have a number of great features including ASUS GamePlus Technology, ASUS Eye Care and slim design which sets them apart from the competition.

However Asus PC monitors tend to be more expensive than most other PC monitor brands making them a less popular choice with consumers. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Asus PC monitor is $22 (based on a person typically using a PC monitor for 8 hours per day), which makes them less efficient than most other PC monitor brands.

No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$244
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $12,549
Price Distribution of All PC Monitors
No. Of PC Monitors
Average Price
$420
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $8,849
Price Distribution of Asus PC Monitors

What Do the Asus PC Monitor Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Asus PC monitor to work out the average distribution of reviews for Asus and then compared this to the other PC monitor brands.

Asus logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
432
4 stars
336
3 stars
49
2 stars
11
1 star
0
Asus logo

User Reviews

5 stars
9,402
4 stars
2,795
3 stars
963
2 stars
593
1 star
844
Asus has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its PC monitors than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.

Over 93% of expert reviews and 84% of user reviews for Asus PC monitors are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 85% respectively across all PC Monitor brands.

Purchasers of Asus PC monitors frequently mentioned that the product had an environmentally responsible design, good connectivity and was nicely designed. Their PC monitors have also won 590+ awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Asus PC monitors by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other PC monitor brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
prad.de logo
71%
42 reviews
64%
11 reviews
73%
25 reviews
69%
17 reviews
84%
18 reviews
monitornerds.com logo
89%
24 reviews
90%
20 reviews
91%
29 reviews
92%
11 reviews
88%
18 reviews
Les Numeriques.com logo
84%
27 reviews
79%
19 reviews
87%
11 reviews
81%
17 reviews
79%
15 reviews
PC Mag logo
77%
18 reviews
73%
15 reviews
74%
25 reviews
74%
7 reviews
79%
22 reviews
Techradar logo
78%
17 reviews
77%
14 reviews
78%
26 reviews
77%
20 reviews
80%
7 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
77%
13 reviews
80%
21 reviews
79%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
75%
8 reviews
kitguru.net logo
85%
23 reviews
82%
21 reviews
80%
6 reviews
81%
17 reviews
85%
2 reviews
altomdata.dk logo
81%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
9 reviews
76%
16 reviews
86%
8 reviews
playwares.com logo
79%
13 reviews
80%
7 reviews
82%
32 reviews
78%
8 reviews
86%
2 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
84%
1 review
81%
21 reviews
80%
16 reviews
80%
19 reviews
80%
2 reviews
chip.com.tr logo
87%
6 reviews
85%
30 reviews
86%
20 reviews
Digital Versus logo
90%
16 reviews
76%
11 reviews
92%
10 reviews
80%
12 reviews
90%
6 reviews
tweakers.net logo
90%
10 reviews
82%
11 reviews
95%
8 reviews
91%
9 reviews
86%
16 reviews
CNET.com logo
76%
14 reviews
79%
40 reviews
Chip.de logo
87%
16 reviews
77%
7 reviews
85%
4 reviews
79%
5 reviews
85%
17 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
76%
7 reviews
78%
12 reviews
74%
13 reviews
80%
4 reviews
81%
10 reviews
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
9 reviews
81%
11 reviews
79%
10 reviews
78%
5 reviews
80%
10 reviews
topnewreview.com logo
80%
8 reviews
80%
12 reviews
78%
8 reviews
78%
5 reviews
60%
1 review
computertotaal.nl logo
88%
9 reviews
80%
6 reviews
89%
7 reviews
84%
8 reviews
77%
3 reviews
pcmonitors.info logo
86%
6 reviews
85%
14 reviews
87%
4 reviews
86%
3 reviews
87%
5 reviews
Other Expert Sites
59%
504 reviews
61%
415 reviews
69%
380 reviews
63%
274 reviews
66%
254 reviews
Average
81%
800 reviews
78%
693 reviews
82%
640 reviews
80%
492 reviews
81%
464 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Asus PC Monitors Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 596 industry awards for Asus PC monitors. This means that Asus has more awards for its PC monitors than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Asus to other popular PC monitor brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Asus has more awards for its PC monitors than any other brand.

Compare all award winning PC monitors

Number of Awards Asus AOC Benq Philips DELL
hardware.info logo
20
15
17
12
8
kitguru.net logo
23
18
5
16
2
uk.hardware.info logo
14
17
12
8
5
prad.de logo
17
5
10
4
4
tomshardware.com logo
9
8
14
2
6
tomshardware.co.uk logo
10
8
11
2
8
chip.com.my logo
12
7
10
4
3
altomdata.dk logo
8
9
6
6
6
ua.gecid.com logo
16
4
1
5
5
HEXUS.net logo
8
7
5
6
3
Expert Reviews logo
5
12
7
4
1
greentechreviews.ru logo
14
9
5
PC Mag logo
6
5
5
11
Les Numeriques.com logo
9
6
5
3
3
Digital Versus logo
9
2
7
2
5
xfastest.com logo
14
4
6
3dnews.ru logo
14
7
1
1
SweClockers.com logo
5
8
3
2
4
profesionalreview.com logo
14
1
3
1
xtremehardware.com logo
4
6
4
5
Other Expert Sites
365
239
178
121
143
Total
596
390
310
214
219

How Reliable Are Asus PC Monitors?

We checked over 110,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Asus PC monitors. over 1,200 of these reviews mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Asus PC monitor owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% of reviewers think Asus PC monitors are reliable.

So, most people think that Asus PC monitors are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Asus PC monitors that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

the Asus MG28UQ makes for a very robust piece of gaming technology with no serious flaws
4k.com
Build quality is good
HEXUS.net
solid build quality for a reasonable price
tomshardware.com
It's beautifully built
gadgetscentral.co.uk
a sturdy build
Digital Versus
A well built gaming machine deserves a good monitor
gadgetpilipinas.net
the Asus VG248QE (See it on Amazon) is a solidly built
ign.com
It's a well-built product that can do so much
yugatech.com
It can be used reliably in its fixed sRGB
tomshardware.co.uk
superbly built
in.ign.com
Once attached it felt very sturdy
moviesgamesandtech.com
a relatively robust construction
reviewstudio.net
mount make up a very sturdy base
eteknix.com
clearly built to survive the test of time within an active studio environment
kitguru.net
the ASUS PA246Q comes across as a very bulky monitor with a very sturdy stand
digit.in
is well built
Good Gear Guide.com.au

NOT RELIABLE

narrow “infinity-edge” bezels look great - whereas rival monitors at this price often have thick plasticky bezels
Expert Reviews
my biggest complaint fell around the build quality of the stand
pcper.com
the monitor is fragile
Amazon
The leaking is not too bad
Newegg.com
find it funny how absolutely destroyed the box that the monitor comes in is
amazon.co.uk
The stand is not as sturdy as the Elo monitors
Bestbuy.com

Features to Look Out For On Asus PC Monitors

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Asus PC monitors that set them apart from the competition. These include ASUS GamePlus Technology, ASUS Eye Care and slim design.

ASUS GamePlus Technology

Asus PC monitors that feature ASUS GamePlus Technology include the Asus VP278 ($144), the Asus VP228HE ($90) and the Asus VC239H ($178).

ASUS Eye Care

Asus PC monitors that feature ASUS Eye Care include the Asus VZ249HE ($80), the Asus ZenScreen ($159) and the Asus ZenScreen Go ($150).

Asus Slim Design

Asus PC monitors that feature slim design include the Asus VS248HP ($75), the Asus PA248Q ($331) and the Asus TUF Gaming VG35VQ ($0).

ASUS SplendidPlus

Asus PC monitors that feature ASUS SplendidPlus include the Asus VS247HR ($140) and the Asus VP228HE ($90).

What is the Best Mid-Range Asus PC Monitor?

Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q

$234.19
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Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q
23.8"
1080P
RESOLUTION
1ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL

A great mid range choice, priced at $234.19 is the Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q, which has a Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Faster than average response time (1ms)
Built-in speaker
Headphone out
HDMI

An excellently reviewed and fully featured 23.8" LCD screen. Owners report that has a good screen, it has a good picture quality and it's very good-looking.

97
Reviews
36 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Asus TUF Gaming VG249Q has brilliant user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others.

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Asus VP249QGR Review - A Cheaper VG249Q Alternative
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What is the Ultimate Asus PC Monitor?

Asus ProArt PA32UCK

$2,958.42
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Asus ProArt PA32UCK
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Asus ProArt PA32UCK
32"
3840 X 2160
PIXELS
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
$55
OVER 5 YEARS
A

For those with an unlimited budget then the Asus ProArt PA32UCK is the best Asus PC monitor out there. At $2,958.42 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 76.

Features We Love:
Big display diagonal (32")
Built-in USB hub
Wide horizontal viewing angle (178°)
Built-in speaker
Features Picture-in-Picture support

Owners report that this PC screen has a good screen, it has good features but it's expensive. It's a very economical to run and multi award winning PC screen, with a very good spec and display diagonal. It has a built-in speaker, a built-in USB hub and a headphone out and features Picture-in-Picture support.

93
Reviews
31 Reviews + 10 Awards
80
Features
Fully-Featured
64
Value for Money
Good
94
Running Costs
$55 Over 5 Years
76
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Asus ProArt PA32UCK has exceptional expert reviews but average user reviews with an average overall rating of 87%, based on 31 reviews.

itpro.co.uk Recommended
pcper.com Silver
tweaktown.com Editor's Choice
uk.hardware.info Innovation Award
kitguru.net Must Have
hardware.info Innovation Award
profesionalreview.com Platinum
xfastest.com Fastest Media
hardwareluxx.ru Excellent Hardware
hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware
Our New Favorite Pro-Grade Monitor, Asus ProArt PA32UC-K Review
Our New Favorite Pro-Grade Monitor, Asus ProArt PA32UC-K Review
Testing the World's First MiniLED Monitor! - ASUS ProArt PA32UCX Review
Testing the World's First MiniLED Monitor! - ASUS ProArt PA32UCX Review
Asus ProArt PA32UC Review - Stunning 32" 4k HDR Editing Monitor
Asus ProArt PA32UC Review - Stunning 32" 4k HDR Editing Monitor
EIZO CG318-4K v ASUS ProArt PA32UC Review
EIZO CG318-4K v ASUS ProArt PA32UC Review
Product Review: ASUS Pro Art PA32UC
Product Review: ASUS Pro Art PA32UC
Is the ASUS PA32UCX display worth US $3999? (review)
Is the ASUS PA32UCX display worth US $3999? (review)
ASUS | ProArt PA32UCX Unboxing By TechYesCity
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Unboxing Asus ProArt PA32UC, cu Luchian Comsa
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A Professional Colourist's Opinion of the ASUS ProArt PA32UCX-K
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ASUS Pro Art PA32UC Review
ASUS Pro Art PA32UC Review
Asus PA32UC-K local dimming test
Asus PA32UC-K local dimming test
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The cheapest price that we could find for the ProArt PA32UCK in the US is $2,958.42 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Asus PC Monitor?

Asus Designo VZ279HE

$265.10
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Asus Designo VZ279HE
Buy Now
Asus Designo VZ279HE
27"
1080P
RESOLUTION
5ms
RESPONSE TIME
178°
VERTICAL
178°
HORIZONTAL
A

At only $265.10 and with a Kagoo Score of 77 the Asus Designo VZ279HE makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
ASUS Eye Care
Slim design
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Big display diagonal (27")
Wide vertical viewing angle (178°)

Multiple reviews mentioned that this PC display has a good screen, it has a good picture quality and it's a very good size. It's a fully featured and award winning 27" PC display.

96
Reviews
110 Reviews + 1 Award
81
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Asus Designo VZ279HE has brilliant expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy an Asus PC Monitor?
Is Asus the Best PC Monitor Brand?
What Do the Asus PC Monitor Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Asus PC Monitors Received?
How Reliable Are Asus PC Monitors?
Features to Look Out For On Asus PC Monitors
ASUS GamePlus Technology
ASUS Eye Care
Asus Slim Design
ASUS SplendidPlus
What is the Best Mid-Range Asus PC Monitor?
What is the Ultimate Asus PC Monitor?
What is the Best Budget Choice Asus PC Monitor?

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