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Asus MG278Q

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A very popular and multi award winning 27" PC screen, with low running costs and features
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Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD FreeSync Monitor
£399.99
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Asus MG278Q 27-inch Gaming Monitor (2560 x 1440, 144 Hz, 1 ms, Display Port, HDMI x 2, Freesync, TUV Cert)
£439.99
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ASUS MG278Q 27" Wide Quad HD TN
£552.41
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Aria PC Technology
£458.80
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Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD FreeSync Gaming Monitor
£463.98
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£483.96
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Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD FreeSync Gaming Monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£494.24
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ASUS MG278Q 27" 2560 x 1440 1ms HDMI/DVI/DP LED Monitor (MG278Q) (Brand new, unopened)
£547.14
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Asus MG278Q 27-inch Gaming Monitor 2560 x 1440, 144 Hz, 1 ms, Display Port, HDMI (Brand new, unopened)
£577.29
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Asus MG278Q 27-inch Gaming Monitor 2560 x 1440, 144 Hz, 1 ms, Display Port, HDMI (Brand new, unopened)
£778.41
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Primo IT
£496.01
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£499.99
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Asus 27 MG278Q ROG Dominator 2560x1440 TN FREESYNC 144Hz
£500.00
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Asus 27 MG278Q ROG Dominator 2560x1440 TN FREESYNC 144Hz
£500.00
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£507.89
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ASUS MG278Q 27" Wide Quad HD TN Black computer monitor - MG278Q (Brand new, unopened) - on
£526.45
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ASUS MG278Q 27" Wide Quad HD TN Matt Black computer monitor - 90LM01S0-B01170 (Brand new, unopened) - on
£580.91
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Asus MG278Q (27 inch) WQHD TN Gaming Monitor 1000_1 350cd/m2 2560x1440 1ms Displ (Brand new, unopened) - on
£553.27
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ASUS MG278Q 27" Monitor LED TN, Quad HD 2560x1440, 350cd/m2, 1ms, HDMI, DVI-D (Brand new, unopened) - on
£553.99
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Asus MG278Q 27 AMD FreeSync 144Hz WQHD Gaming Monitor 2560 x 1440 1ms HDMI DP (Brand new, unopened) - on
£581.84
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£595.32
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ASUS MG278Q 27-INCH GAMING MONITOR | FREE DELIVERY BRAND NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£612.11
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ROG MG278Q 27"LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 1 ms - 2560 x 1440 - WQHD
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£674.98
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£826.65
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Purchase price £399.99. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £399.99. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £463.98. APR 14.9%.
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£521.59
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Purchase price £463.98. APR 14.9%.
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Asus MG278Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Asus MG278Q number 161 in best selling monitors, number 518 in medium monitors and number 524 across all PC monitors.
95
Reviews
75 Reviews + 7 Awards
63
Value for Money
Good
91
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
76
Running Costs
£57 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received seven awards including a "Recommended" award from Itc.ua plus one other site and a "Silver" from Pcper.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2018.
The MG278Q has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £57 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It is one of the best selling PC screens currently on the market. View best selling PC screens January 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, design and it is robust.
This PC monitor has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Faster than average response time
Has a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £260 on Amazon UK 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 55% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Asus MG278Q Video Reviews

Asus MG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Seven Industry Awards

PC screen experts love this PC display and have given it seven awards.

This LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Itc.ua and HEXUS.net, both of which said that this PC screen was very good.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this Asus flatpanel monitor was very good. The writer at review website Pcper.com gave this PC screen a "Silver" award and concluded it was great and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Greentechreviews.ru.

The editors of three more expert review sites all thought that this PC display was very good. This Asus flatpanel monitor received an "Excellent" award from both Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info and it received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including monitornerds.com and kitguru.net the average expert rating of this PC display is 87 out of 100. The expert review sites think this LCD screen is one of the better PC monitors.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 73 user reviews this Asus PC monitor has an average user rating of 89%. 37 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

  • The size of the keyboard is just as comfortable as those on my 15.6 laptop cause my fingers are a little so its good…
    Wes (Bhphotovideo.com) - December 2014
  • Really like having the keyboard it comes in handy when filling out information on websites or reviews, like this…
  • The settings are easy to navigate…
  • Very easy to set up…
  • The monitor looks great and has a knob on the back that makes navigating the menu really easy…
    Hoff (Bestbuy.com) - February 2017
  • Great quality picture; very useful mobility (rotation, height adjustment); size is great; screen settings are easy to navigate…

Popular Choice

The MG278Q is one the best selling PC screen currently available.

Asus Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 42,619 expert and user reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its PC monitors. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two customers said in their reviews that it was smooth and two owners said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made and two people who reviewed the product wrote that it was strong and durable.

  • Excellent screen, good build quality with good adjustments for tilt, height etc…
    Pen Name (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Monitor is of very good build quality - a sturdy plastic, certainly feels quite premium as it should at this price range…
    Boris (Amazon) - January 2016
  • The stand is sturdy and easily adjustable…
  • The screen is high quality as is the fully adjustable heavy duty stand…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who bought the product reckoned that it had a good refresh rate.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Five people concluded that the Asus MG278Q was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Six owners who bought the Asus MG278Q thought it was good quality.

  • Excellent screen, good build quality with good adjustments for tilt, height etc…
    Pen Name (Amazon) - August 2016
  • Monitor is of very good build quality - a sturdy plastic, certainly feels quite premium as it should at this price range…
    Boris (Amazon) - January 2016
  • Excellent screen quality with plenty of different screen options…
  • The screen is high quality as is the fully adjustable heavy duty stand…
  • Not amazing quality screen…
  • Great quality picture; very useful mobility (rotation, height adjustment); size is great; screen settings are easy to navigate…
  • Great quality materials and output…

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £399.99 it is more expensive than 82% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus MG278Q and the United Kingdom price of £399.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $466.00 (£641.36).

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This Asus LCD screen has an energy efficiency rating of B. The MG278Q is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the MG278Q will cost £57 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the MG278Q in August 2015.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Asus MG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all flatpanel monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus MG278Q's display diagonal of 27" is in the biggest 19% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. Across all the PC monitors the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus MG278Q of only 1ms is in the fastest 3% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus MG278Q's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 47% of all PC monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus MG278Q of only 170° is narrower than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is narrower than 86% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Flatpanel monitors have vertical viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus MG278Q's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 22% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

Most flatpanel monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus MG278Q which has two HDMI ports.

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Has an HDMI

The Asus MG278Q has an HDMI, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an HDMI.

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

The number of cables included found on the Asus MG278Q is more than most PC screens. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included HDMI and DisplayPort are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus MG278Q has a headphone out, which is unusual. 89% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus mg278qdeliverynextdayguaranteeddeliveryo, pumps 90lm01s0b01170, asus 90lm01s0b01170, asus 2560x1440, asus bs4czs00, asus bs4cza00, asus 350cdm2, pumps mg278q

Barcodes:

00889349095690, 00889349099322, 04053162944152, 04054842098653, 04712900087666, 05057103049455

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