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Asus MG279Q

£349.99
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A multi award winning and 2 year old 2560 x 1440 flatpanel monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Aug 2015
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Asus MG279Q Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Asus MG279Q number 941 across all PC monitors.
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281 Reviews + 29 Awards
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
33
£100 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
41
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with 87% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received 29 awards including a "Recommended" award from Guru3d.com plus 12 other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Tomshw.it plus four other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC monitors with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £100 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is robust, good picture quality and excellent design.
This Asus PC monitor is missing some features:

Asus MG279Q Video Reviews


Asus MG279Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

29 Industry Awards

This LCD screen has received 29 awards from experts in PC screens.

This Asus LCD screen was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Guru3d.com, Cnews.cz, Thg.ru, Pclab.pl, Legitreviews.com, Insidegeeks.net, 3dnews.ru, Itwriter.ru, HEXUS.net, Pcekspert.com, Allround-Pc.com, Prohardver.hu and Hothardware.com all of whom said that this PC screen was very good.

This Asus flatpanel monitor received an "Editor's Choice" award from review sites Tomshw.it, Chip.com.my, Tomshardware.com, Tomshardware.co.uk and Greentechreviews.ru all of whom decided that this PC display was terrific.

The experts at five other expert review sites all said that this flatpanel monitor was excellent and gave it one of their highest awards. This LCD screen received a "Gold" award from Pcper.com, Techzine.nl and Ocdrift.com and it received a "Gold Award" from both Arabhardware.net and Pctuning.tyden.cz.

Furthermore, this PC display received a "Platinum" award from website Profesionalreview.com who concluded it was brilliant and it received a "Patented Design" award from website Technopat.net.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all concluded that this LCD screen was very good. Hardware.info gave this flatpanel monitor an "Excellent" award, Nordichardware.se gave it a "Best Product" award and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 22 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, hothardware.com, ocdrift.com and kitguru.net this flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 87%. The PC screen expert review sites think this LCD screen is one of the better flatpanel monitors.

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Owner Reviews Are Average

Users have rated this LCD screen on average 76 out of 100. 87% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its PC Monitors

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

Customers Report That it is Robust

Seven customers who bought this PC monitor said that it was well made.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who purchased this PC monitor agreed that it had good picture quality.

  • Picture quality is excellent - Navigating on screen settings menus is surprisingly easy as the monitor has a tiny joystick on the back…
  • Image quality however is stunning, went though several wallpapers at the native resolution…
  • Picture quality is simply superb…

Users Report Nice Design

Six owners who purchased the Asus MG279Q agreed that it was good looking, three customers said that it was well designed and two people mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Four people wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Nine owners thought this PC monitor was good quality.

  • Messiah Fast; customizable; solid build quality…
    Pcgamer.com August 2016
  • Speakers built into a monitor are sometimes of marginal quality…
  • Picture quality is excellent - Navigating on screen settings menus is surprisingly easy as the monitor has a tiny joystick on the back…
  • Fantastic display, Terrible Quality Control…
    Djein (Amazon) - May 2016
  • Image quality however is stunning, went though several wallpapers at the native resolution…
  • A great monitor let down by quality control and immature drivers…
    Boogle (Amazon) - September 2015
  • Quality is top notch all the way around…
  • Very impressed with the quality for this price range…
  • Quality control wasn't good at all, seemed like the workers were in a rush to update the firmware when the first batch of monitors were recalled…
  • 1 egg for quality control issues…

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £349.99 it is more expensive than 80% of PC screens.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus MG279Q and the United Kingdom price of £349.99 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $592.22 (£770.95).

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Features

Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MG279Q is a two HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus MG279Q is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all PC monitors ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus MG279Q of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 6% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 10° and the widest being 180°.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the LCD screens the viewing angles, horizontal range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the Asus MG279Q of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 16% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The fastest response time of PC screens is 1ms, the slowest is 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms. The Asus MG279Q's response time of only 4ms is fairly fast compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the fastest 13% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MG279Q has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Asus MG279Q has a greater number of cables included than most LCD screens. The most commonly found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in August 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The average running cost of the MG279Q is £100 over 8 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 LCD screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 90lm0100b01170 2560x14404ms2xhdmimdpdpamd, 90lm0100b01170 90lm0100b01170, info 2560x14404ms2xhdmi, 90lm0100b01170 mg279q, info 90lm0100b01170, asus 90lm0100b01170, asus 2560x1440, asus p228770p, pumps mg279q, asus 350cdm2, asus bg837as, info mg279q, asus mg279q
Barcodes 00886227960125, 00886227995042, 04053162853317, 04058154144886, 04712900016444, 04716659995043, 05054629818831, 09540198995043

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