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Asus VX279
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Asus VX279H PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Screen Size Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio Display Type Release Date
- Full HD AH-IPS LED display with 178 wide-view angle in frameless design for edge-to-edge brilliance- Featuring dual HDMI/MHL ports for multi device connections and MHL devices battery charging-... More
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8 Reasons For

Asus Has Good PC Monitor Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus PC screens and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.

LED Display Type

This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on medium monitors that are a similar age to it.

We compared all the other PC monitors that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think because of it's better review score, the XB2780HSU[pl_1370714_price], and the X2888HS[pl_2499669_price] both from iiyama or the Asus PB238[plb_2368528_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Speaker

The Asus VX279 has a built-in speaker. Most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VX279 do not have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of other PC displays with a built-in speaker currently available which you might also want to look at including the Philips 241P4[plb_1485096_price], the LG 27MB65[plb_2256056_price], or the Benq BL2411[plb_1541459_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Wide Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of PC displays of a comparable spec and age to the VX279 is 170°. The Asus VX279 has one of the wider vertical viewing angles (178 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VX279 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus VX279 which has two HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently found video mode on LCD screens of this age and spec.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Graphics Resolution

This PC display has a graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most frequently found graphics resolution on medium monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Has Five Cables Included

The Asus VX279 has a greater number of cables included than most PC screens of this age and spec. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on PC displays of this age and spec. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)", "HDMI", "HDMI-DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Most LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the VX279 are not 3D compatible. The Asus VX279 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

PC displays which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the XL2420[pl_1453626_price], or the XL2411[pl_2130532_price] both from Benq or the Asus VG248QE[plb_1529549_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago, the Asus VX279 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Philips 272C4QPJKAB[plb_1532812_price], or the AOC I2472[plb_2126699_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other PC screens that have been available for a similar time to the VX279, the Asus VX279 does 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 the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

Comparable spec PC monitors that were launched around the same time as the VX279 have RMS rated audio powers of between 0.5W and 49W. At only 2 Watts, the Asus VX279 has a quite low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VX279 has one of the dimmer display brightness amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display brightness of similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as the VX279 is 280 cd/m².

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Quite High Power Consumption When Off

The Asus VX279 has one of the higher power consumptions when off (0.5 Watts) amongst medium monitors of this age. Across all the comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to the VX279 the power consumptions when off range from 0.005W to 45W, and the average power consumption when off is 0.57W.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX279

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LCD screen was released.

Average Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VX279 is £68 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 998 medium monitors that came out more than two years ago.

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 flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Width

At 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VX279 has a fairly standard width compared to most of the other PC monitors of a comparable type and age to the VX279.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other 622.6mm wide PC screens and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus MX279H[plb_1460434_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

11 February 2015

Now for the monitor. This is the Asus VX279 27? Full HD AHIPS LED Monitor. That was a mouth full. I really can't say much about monitors because I don't have as much knowledge as my friends. But... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.75
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 VX279uses 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 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00132017928982, 00886227447435, 00886227447442, 00886227447558, 00886227764549, 04053162744691, 04053162797147, 04053162843134, 04053162935204, 04716659447436, 04716659447559, 04716659646129, 04716659764540, 04716659919513, 04716659927143, 05054484698890, 05054533698895, 05054629683569, 05054629785706

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