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Asus VX278 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED May 2015
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VX278Q Full HD LED monitor, with 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and rich I/O interface, is optimized for the finest image and color quality. Your eyes are drawn to its unprecedented design a... More
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8 Reasons For

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Medium monitors manufactured by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all flatpanel monitors (not just medium monitors) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

LED Display Type

This PC screen has an LED display type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for more than a year.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this LCD screen and we think the Philips 224E5[plb_1499773_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX278 has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other LCD screens of this type and age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VX278 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other PC monitors of this spec and age. The screen sizes of similar spec PC monitors that were released around the same time as the VX278 range from 48cm to 600cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has Three Cables Included

The Asus VX278 has a greater number of cables included than most medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX278. The cables included "vga" and "hdmi" are also found on this PC display.

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Shallow

Across all the PC displays that have been available for a comparable time to the VX278 the depths range from 33mm to 650mm, and the average depth is 93mm. With a depth of only 41.97 millimeters, the Asus VX278 is one of the shallower PC screens that were released one year ago amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the PC displays of this age and spec the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus VX278 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of a comparable age and spec to the VX278.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VX278 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to the VX278 also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC screens which also have a built-in camera including the DELL UZ2215H[plb_2323495_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The Asus VX278 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other medium monitors that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a PC monitor that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price], or the iiyama B2783QSU-B1[plb_3011412_price].

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

The Asus VX278 does not have an integrated card reader, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VX278 also do not have an integrated card reader.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors which also have an integrated card reader that you might also want to look at including the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price], or the DELL UP2715K[plb_2678878_price].

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC screens that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this age and type.

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Quite Narrow Vertical Viewing Angle

With a vertical viewing angle of only 160 degrees, the Asus VX278 has one of the narrower vertical viewing angles amongst medium monitors of this age. The average vertical viewing angle of medium monitors that came out more than a year ago is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to the VX278 is 18°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VX278 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to the VX278.

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

Across all the PC displays of this age and type the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 350W, and the average power consumption when off is 1.6W. With a power consumption when off of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VX278 has a fairly high power consumption when off compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX278

Running Costs Are OK

The average running cost of the VX278 is £47 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 505 LCD screens of a comparable type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the VX278.

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User Reviews

(26)
Reviewed 26 August 2016 by John Honkerton
(Verified Purchase)

Lightweight, big and clear monitor. Uses external power adapter/supply which can be con or pro. The stand is very basic and inadequate.

Reviewed 24 August 2016 by Mandy Roberts
(Verified Purchase)

Birthday present for a serious gaming Daughter! She was over the moon with it and has taken her gaming up to a new level...

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by G. Hill
(Verified Purchase)

Useless on my Mac, blocky fonts, images blurry. Tried everything and contacted ASUS. Amazon service great as ASUS suggested it was faulty. Amazon swapped it over without question but the... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by David McGinley
(Verified Purchase)

This monitor is excellent value for the price and features two HDMI ports which is an excellent feature. The only gripe I have and it's a big one is that the actual monitor wobbles immensely on my... Read more…

Reviewed 23 August 2016 by J. W. Mclachlan
(Verified Purchase)

Super monitor with quite a bit of tweakability. Suits me and at that price, great value.

Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Robert Allen | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Great, nice large, bright monitor. Has a button on bottom to cycle screen settings which is pretty good. All my games look great on it. Menus are like other monitors, bearable for calibration but... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

A very well built and overall great product. Only issue i have is when tabbing out a full screen video the screen has a slight flicker but goes in a few seconds...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I use it on my Xbox. It's absolute gorgeous. The details and colors are really great. The trace free is very good, although I don't know why it performs better at 80 than at 100, but at 80 is... Read more…

Reviewed 3 August 2016 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

The monitor is absolutely amazing! Great value for money! ...but i didnt get my Doom voucher :/...

Reviewed 1 August 2016 by Faizan
(Verified Purchase)

Monitor has great colours, better than my last one. I've got it setup to my apple TV and PS4. I've not seen any ghosting as of yet. Speakers do the job but of course aren't the best. I'll be using... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £46.63
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Total running cost over 5 years £46.63
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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

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