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Asus MG278Q

£399.99
hardware.info Excellent kitguru.net Must Have pcper.com Silver HEXUS.net Recommended
A multi award winning and 2 year old 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LCD Aug 2015
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Asus MG278Q Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Asus MG278Q number 746 across all PC monitors.
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32 Reviews + 5 Awards
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£102 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has very good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 32 reviews. This PC monitor has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Itc.ua plus one other site and a "Silver" award from Pcper.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest LCD screens 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £102 over 8 years are typical compared to the other 2,768 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is robust and it is reasonably priced.
This Asus PC monitor is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Asus MG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Five Industry Awards

Experts in LCD screens rave about this Asus LCD screen and have given it five awards.

Review sites Itc.ua and HEXUS.net both concluded that they would endorse this flatpanel monitor and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at one additional expert review site concluded that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Pcper.com who gave it an "Silver".

The authors at two more expert review sites both concluded that this flatpanel monitor was very good. Hardware.info gave this PC screen an "Excellent" award and it received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

PC screen expert review site kitguru.net scored this flatpanel monitor 90%. If all the PC monitors are ranked by average expert review score then this PC screen is in the top 10%.

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Good Owner Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this PC display 82% on average.

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Asus Flatpanel Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 23,266 user and expert reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Two owners considered that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made.

  • The stand is sturdy and easily adjustable…
  • 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, good build quality with good adjustments for tilt, height etc…
    Pen Name (Amazon) - August 2016

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Three customers considered that this PC monitor was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Five people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality.

  • Great quality picture; very useful mobility (rotation, height adjustment); size is great; screen settings are easy to navigate…
  • Great quality materials and output…
  • Not amazing quality screen…
  • Excellent screen quality with plenty of different screen options…
  • 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, good build quality with good adjustments for tilt, height etc…
    Pen Name (Amazon) - August 2016

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £399.99 it is more expensive than 83% of PC screens.

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 $505.00 (£656.25).

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Features

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in USB hub, unlike 85% of PC monitors which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG278Q has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

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

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus MG278Q has a headphone out, unlike 90% of PC displays which do not have a headphone out.

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Quite Fast Response Time

LCD screens have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus MG278Q's response time of only 1ms is in the fastest 5% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The average viewing angle, horizontal of all LCD screens is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°. The Asus MG278Q's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is in the narrowest 24% of all PC monitors when ordered by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus MG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of PC displays range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus MG278Q of only 160° is in the narrowest 23% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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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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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MG278Q is a two HDMI port PC screen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Asus LCD screen has been on the market since August 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This LCD screen has an efficiency rating of B. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MG278Q is £102, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 2560x1440, asus mg278q
Barcodes 00889349095690, 04053162944152, 04712900087666

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