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Asus VG278HV

Asus VG278HV PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LCD Oct 2015
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- 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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10 Reasons For

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.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. J. Gallagher gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus VG278HV review “Great price and quality”.

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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10 Reasons Against

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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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VG278HV

Running Costs Are OK

The average 5 year running cost of the VG278HV is £48 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 PC monitors of a similar age and type.

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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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Ports & Interfaces
PC Audio in
Headphone Socket Size
Headphone Output
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
VGA (D-Sub) Port
DVI Port
AC Power in Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker
RMS Rated Audio Power
Loudspeaker
Design
Coloured Feet
Case Colour
Ergonomics
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
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VESA Mount Interface
VESA Mounting
On/off Switch
OSD Language
On Screen Menu Display
Power
Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode
Power Consumption When Off
Typical Power Consumption
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Average Power Consumption
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Operational Conditions
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
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Weight & Dimensions
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Quick Start Guide
Cable 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

(7)
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...

Reviewed 4 July 2012 by Reid A.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, I am very pleased with this webcam and you will not be disappointed in it. Well worth the $50 (on sale)...

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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 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00889349139721, 00889349332054, 04016139055909, 04053162981492, 04712900139723, 05057103007011, 05057103049653

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