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Asus VC279

Asus VC279 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED May 2015
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8 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all PC displays Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many comparable spec PC displays that came out around the same time as it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including a cheaper PC display such as the iiyama B2780HSU-W1[plb_3029755_price], or the HP EliteDisplay E242[plb_3059590_price] or you might consider a higher rated PC display such as the DELL U2414H[plb_2140878_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker

Like most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VC279, the Asus VC279 has a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors with a built-in speaker currently available that you might want to look at including a cheaper PC monitor such as the DELL SE2716H[plb_3053781_price] or you might consider a better rated PC monitor such as the Asus VX24A[plb_2731766_price].

We think you might also be interested in other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker including the LG 27MB67PY[plb_3354685_price].

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the Asus VC279 has one of the wider horizontal viewing angles amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VC279 the horizontal viewing angles range from 18° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Asus VC279 has a quite big display diagonal (68.6 centimeters) compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the VC279. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the VC279 have screen sizes of between 48cm and 600cm.

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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 on the market for more than a year.

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Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VC279 is more than most medium monitors that are a comparable age to it. This PC display has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for more than a year. The cable included "DVI" is also found on this Asus flatpanel monitor.

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Very Shallow

The depths of medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VC279 range from 33mm to 650mm. At only 46.5 millimeters, the Asus VC279 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been available for a similar time to the VC279.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VC279 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC monitors with a built-in camera and we think the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price] or the DELL UZ2315H[plb_2324899_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to the VC279 are not 3D compatible. The Asus VC279 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VC279 does not have an integrated card reader, although keep in mind that most of the other PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VC279 also do not have an integrated card reader.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC monitors that have been around for around the same time as 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 frequently found display resolution on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

The average power consumption when off of flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the VC279 is 1.6W, and the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VC279 has one of the higher power consumptions when off amongst PC monitors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VC279

Running Costs Are OK

This LCD screen is rated A for energy efficiency, and the VC279 is typical compared to the other 505 LCD screens of this spec and age that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VC279 will cost £47 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

This LCD screen was released over a year ago.

Average Width

At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VC279 has a fairly average width compared to most of the other similar spec PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the VC279.

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Specification

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HD Type
HDCP
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
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Display Brightness
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Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN Port
WiFi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicator
Power
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Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
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Input Voltage
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Quick Start Guide
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £46.63
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Total running cost over 5 years £46.63
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus VC279uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 250cdm2, asus vc279, code vc279, asus vc279h, code vc279h, pumps vc279, apple vc279, pumps vc279h, asus 250cdm2, apple vc279h, asus vc279hw, apple vc279hw, pumps vc279hw, apple 250cdm2, asus asuvc279, asus asuvc279h, asus 1920x1080, apple 1920x1080, asus 90lm01d2b01670, asus 90lm01d0b01670, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279h, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279hw
Barcodes 00889349017678, 00889349173251, 04053162840287, 04712900017670, 04712900173253

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