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Asus MX27 PC Monitor

techno-labs.com Good Design kitguru.net Must Have overclock3d.net Gold Award ua.gecid.com Original Design altomdata.dk Recommended
27" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date
ASUS Designo MX27AQ is a 27-inch, WQHD (2560 x 1440) LCD monitor with stereo speakers powered by a combination of ICEpower, a Bang & Olufsen technology, a MobileSound 3 chip and ASUS SonicMaster... More
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FRAMELESS ASUS MX27AQ MONITOR REVIEW -  27 2560 x 1440 IPS Matte Display
Asus-MX27AQ - Monitor Review (German-HD)

21 Reasons For

Six Industry Awards

This LCD screen is one of the most awarded by experts in PC displays of all the medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

The editors of 3dnews.ru, Techno-labs.com and Ua.gecid.com all wrote that this flatpanel monitor was carefully designed and gave it their "Design Award".

In addition, the writer at Altomdata.dk gave this LCD screen a "Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold Award" from Overclock3d.net.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 85 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including pcauthority.com.au, altomdata.dk, kitguru.net and dinside.no/data.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 139 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an excellent overall user rating.

Good Picture Quality

Some Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good picture quality. Buster said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Great image quality and great audio for the size plus it looks gorgeous either on or off” and gave this PC monitor a very good review. Four years ago Camazon Wustomer said on Amazon “PSU is rated at 64.98 watts, so I imagine this panels improved image quality/technology requires a little more power”. Cazziek mentioned “Then I needed perfect graphics for photographic editing” and rated this PC monitor 4 stars.

Fourteen Asus MX27 reviewers who bought the product considered that it had good colour saturation. A. Shiell mentioned on Amazon “Contrast, colours etc all brilliant” in their Asus MX27 review. Allphil mentioned on Amazon “Vibrant colours, great speakers” in their review of the Asus MX27. Angus gave the Asus MX27 a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Excellent monitor, everything looks better, colours are richer, details are clearer” in their review of the Asus MX27.

One customer considered that this PC monitor had clear images. Three years ago Amazon Customer rated the Asus MX27 5 stars and wrote in their review “Bright clear image”. One person who bought the Asus MX27 considered that it had a sharp image. Anthony Hold mentioned “The colours are so rich and bright, great sharpness” in his review of the Asus MX27.

One customer considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Camazon Wustomer scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “A better contrast ratio than lots of other models (that overstate the contrast ratio in marketing hype)” in their review.

One Asus MX27 owner concluded that it had image ghosting. Techguy said in their Asus MX27 review “This is better for your eyes in the long run!Refresh rate is fast, very little ghosting so it's good for gaming” and gave this PC monitor a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

A few people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin. Adam said “Fantastic looking monitor with a slim bezel” and rated this PC monitor as very good. Anthony Hold mentioned “The screen itself is thin, sleek and sophisticated in its design”. Chris wrote “The slim besel design and sundial stand looks slick” and scored the product very highly.

A few Asus MX27 owners who reviewed it considered that it was a good height. Magpie gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “Lovely - although no height adjustment”. Magpie also said “I have mine on a shelf so the height is perfect.”. Magpie also mentioned “It has height adjustment”.

Several people reckoned that this PC monitor was a good size. Jake said “I'd rather spend that little bit extra to have everything working smoothly.- Good size and resolution” . Thomas Coote mentioned on Amazon “27 inches is a good size for any desk, although you definitely shouldn't be setting with your eyes inches from this thing” in his Asus MX27 review.

One Asus MX27 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good depth. Adam he wrote “Colour depth looks great particularly in games, makes such a difference to viewing images compared to my old Hanns-G monitor”.

One Asus MX27 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was tight. Four years ago Buster said on Amazon “I chose this unit for it's looks and claimed audio abilities to partner a 2012 Mac Mini (tight space and preferred to avoid external speakers)Not the cheapest” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Good Product Quality

Several Asus MX27 owners who reviewed the product said that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of this PC monitor “Looks really trendy.2) Amazing picture quality” and rated the Asus MX27 as excellent. Amazon Customer also wrote “1 W when in standby.6) Excellent sound quality”. Brian Ellis wrote on Amazon “This screen is so lovely been watching some 4k hd Videos and the picture quality colour etc is amazing”.

Easy to Use

Ten people who reviewed the Asus MX27 concluded that it was easy to use. Brian Ellis gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Handy that I had one laying around”. Camazon Wustomer wrote in their review of this PC monitor “You'll likely make mistakes if you are looking to use it solely for this purpose.(Above 400 Pixel/sec LtoR pan, convergence suffers)For everyday full HD multimedia use” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Chris said on Amazon “It has a wide range of connections on the back with a handy 2 hdmi slots, which allow for an extended desktop setup or plugging in a game console” in his Asus MX27 review.

Several Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor mentioned that it had a good experience. Haitao Mo mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The whole experience is just exciting, as if I had bought a new computer”. Mr Peter W Lascelles wrote in his review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “Great widescreen experience, bought this to run pc”. W. Park gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Have been using it every day since, so I think I have enough experience with it now to write what I think about it”.

A number of Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor said that it had a touch sensitive screen. Buster mentioned in his review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “SSD in future)Ony slight negative is the touch sensitive controls are fiddly”. James K wrote on Amazon three years ago “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them” in his review of this PC monitor. Mr. C. N. Watson mentioned in their review on Amazon “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge” and rated the product 80 out of 100.

A number of Asus MX27 reviewers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Christopher Gavey scored it very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “The on-screen menu is simple to operate” in his review of the Asus MX27. Luke gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned three years ago “If anyone has any configuration settings that fix the black levels or the "Normal" colour temp for this please comment”. Mr J Kennedy wrote on Amazon “Excellent monitor plenty of menu options, let down slightly by the fact it was supplied with a continental 2 pin plug” in his review of the Asus MX27 and rated the Asus MX27 5 stars.

A few Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer wrote “Easy to set up”.

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Nice Design

A few customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. Adam mentioned “In fact, I'm tempted to say this product looks as sexy when turned off as it does when turned on” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Anthony Hold said “Was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish and beautifully crafted screen I have come across” in his review. Ben Vamos wrote on Amazon “Every time i sit down in front of the computer i go 'wow' that is a gorgeous picture!i am happy with the sound considering the size of the kit”.

A few people mentioned that it was a good design. Amazon Customer rated this PC monitor 5 stars and mentioned in their Asus MX27 review on Amazon three years ago “Pros1) Excellent design”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Nice design and quality for money”. Anthony Hold mentioned “The design itself is absolutely stunning” and rated it as very good.

Two Asus MX27 reviewers who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was aesthetic. Deep21 said in their review of the Asus MX27 “Although I've seen better displays, aesthetically this is a great looking monitor, although I would say that the B&O sound is over-hyped”. Fireball Dragon said in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “The monitor itself is built to a high finish and aesthetically pleasing”.

A few Asus MX27 owners who bought it thought it had a thick frame. Mr Peter W Lascelles wrote on Amazon “Ps3 have to say I have not been disappointed, looks very cool with thin bezel and image quality is amazing” in his review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Reviewstudio.net wrote “It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction”.

One Asus MX27 owner who purchased the Asus MX27 thought it was smooth. Two years ago Adam mentioned on Amazon “The smooth bezel really is worth a few extra pounds”.

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Robust

Several customers agreed that the product was well made. Bryan Watt said three years ago “The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home”. Four years ago Charles Edwards rated the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review on Amazon “This monitor is everything Asus claims it to be and even the built in speakers are good.I have connected it to my PC with an HDMI cable”. Christopher Gavey wrote on Amazon “The build quality is outstanding” in his review of the Asus MX27 and rated this PC monitor 5 stars.

Several Asus MX27 reviewers who bought it thought it was strong and durable. Adam wrote in his review of this PC monitor “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself” . I. Coulton scored it 5 stars and said “The build is sturdy as its aluminium”. Musicman wrote “The stand is sturdy enough for me” in their review.

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was reliable. Concept Filming said “Love Asus stuff, they seem to make slightly more reliable technology compared to the bigger brands” in their review of the Asus MX27. Musicman said “An excellent monitor which has proven very reliable”.

One person who purchased the Asus MX27 concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. T Taylor wrote in their Asus MX27 review on Amazon “It was as advertised quite damaged packaging, this in no way affected the quality of the product”.

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Reasonably Priced

Some people who bought the Asus MX27 considered that it was good value for money. Anthony Hold wrote in his review “Came across this slightly bigger and more elegant monitor from ASUS and was I glad to see the price! Great price for probably the most stylish” . Bryan Watt mentioned “Good looking monitor and great price”. Bryan Watt also mentioned “For the price - pretty good value”.

A number of Asus MX27 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. M. Tsimaris mentioned “In reality is built cheap and you most likely have defects (I mean come on.3 out of 3 says it all).2” however they gave the Asus MX27 a rating of 20 out of 100.

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Acceptable Noise Level

A number of people thought the Asus MX27 was noisy. A. Shiell mentioned in their Asus MX27 review on Amazon “Its only loud enough for a small room”. Four years ago Camazon Wustomer said “The Bang & Olufsen ICEpower internal amplifier and internal speakers are very much louder than any monitor I've had”. Jess said on Amazon three years ago “Are actually fairly loud when you need them to be” in his Asus MX27 review and rated the Asus MX27 as excellent.

Good Connectivity

Thirteen people concluded that the product was good in terms of HDMI connections. Alex wrote four years ago “Sound quality is also excellent and having 2 HDMI ports is fantastic” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Amazon Customer rated the product as excellent and said “HD vidoes at 1080 are just superb with very comfortable viewing angles.3) 2 HDMI ports”. C. Quinn rated the product as excellent and wrote in their review “Because it has it's own speakers and 2 HDMI ports it is perfectly suited to switch between the PS3”.

One person who reviewed the Asus MX27 thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Dj Snap mentioned in their review of the Asus MX27 on Amazon “Bright, has a very slim edge and has great connectivity options round the back” and scored this PC monitor 80 out of 100.

One Asus MX27 owner who reviewed the Asus MX27 considered that it had email functionality. Garyt wrote “I could clearly see my Outlook email client burned into the screen” in their review of this PC monitor nonetheless they gave it a score of 1 stars.

One Asus MX27 reviewer said in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Mr. M. Howe mentioned in their Asus MX27 review on Amazon “ProsSuperb pictureDecent sound quality (used for PC's Internet radio)Good build qualityAesthetically pleasing”.

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Good Sound Quality

Some Asus MX27 owners who purchased this PC monitor concluded that it had good sound quality. Camazon Wustomer said “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate” in their review of this PC monitor and rated it 4 stars. Chris said in his review four years ago “Clear.#60hz ips with 5ms response time makes this great for gaming too.#The sound quality”. Deep21 mentioned on Amazon “Audio quality is only slightly better than any other integral monitor speakers” in their review of the Asus MX27.

Asus Has Good Flatpanel Monitor Reviews

We checked 11,099 expert and user reviews for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Asus MX27 owners wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good features. Mr. C. N. Watson gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote in their Asus MX27 review on Amazon “Great monitor with excellent picture and features”. Three years ago Vladimir R. wrote “This guy does the job really well.+1) Very bright colours2) Very stylish3) Great features (easy to tilt, clean, small bezel”.

Good Environmental Credentials

One Asus MX27 reviewer who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Three years ago Ps4veteran wrote on Amazon “The power usage is brilliant, with brightness all the way down it only uses 9w”.

Good Support

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor had good technical guidance. Brownwood mentioned in their Asus MX27 review four years ago “When one compares it with the sound delivered by other monitors it is quite outstanding The instructions supplied are useless” and gave it a very good rating.

LED Display

This flatpanel monitor has an LED display, which is the most commonly found display on LCD screens of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative PC monitors that have an LED Display currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Unlike most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as the MX27 which do not have a built-in speaker(s), the Asus MX27 has a built-in speaker(s).

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Asus MX27 is a two HDMI ports quantity LCD screen. Most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as the MX27 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Pixel Density

Similar spec flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as the MX27 have pixel densitys of between 80ppi and 220ppi. At 109 pixels per inch, the Asus MX27 has a fairly big pixel density compared to most of the other PC screens that came out around the same time as the MX27.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The Asus MX27 is not 3D. Most of the other PC displays of this type and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most PC displays of a similar age and spec to the MX27 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus MX27 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative PC monitors which also have a built-in camera including the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display[plb_1794077_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus MX27 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.

It is worth considering other PC screens which also have a card reader integrated including the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price], or the UP2715K[pl_2678878_price] both from DELL.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many comparable spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus MX27

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released over two years ago.

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the MX27 will cost £62 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 993 PC screens of a similar age and spec.

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6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(16)
15 May 2015

There are two distinct audiences for reviews such as these. Those of you who are genuinely interested in seeking out an excellent display. We'll get to you in a moment. The other section is those...

Overclock3d.net

T here's a plethora of 27inch monitors on the market and Asus has thrown another one into the mix with the MX27AQ. This model is part of Asus's Designo MX series of monitors, bringing a 27inch... Read more…

3 April 2015

This is an excellent prosumer monitor. It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction. The IPS panel alongside the WLED used would recommend the monitor...

26 February 2015

I hold the ASUS Designo MX27AQ in very high regard. Image quality is exceptionally high and for a quality IPS panel the pricing is reasonable ? targeted in the UK at £479.99 inc vat.First...

Kitguru.net

22 May 2015

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User Reviews

(138)
Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Daniel Guidera
(Verified Purchase)

Great monitor. No regrets on this one. Games look fantastic on the screen.

Reviewed 18 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Great Monitor, I use it with my imac mini and the screen res is stunning.

Reviewed 11 March 2016 by Gordon L
(Verified Purchase)

In my opinion, this monitor is probably the stylish design out there, I opted for the 27" 1440p model as its provides a crisp looking, edge to edge modern design, the base sets the monitor apart... Read more…

Reviewed 8 March 2016 by Timothy P.
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic! so good i brought 2 of them.

Reviewed 8 March 2016 by I. Coulton
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely fantastic bit of kit. The display is excellent and the build is sturdy as its aluminium. I would recommend this display to others...

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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer Part Numbers mx27aq, mx27uq, code mx27, asus mx27, info mx27, acme mx27, asus mx27a, asus mx27u, info mx27a, acme mx27a, pumps mx27, info mx27u, asus 100m1, code mx27a, asus mx27uc, pumps mx27u, pumps mx27a, info mx27uc, code mx27aq, asus mx27aq, asus mx27uq, info mx27aq, acme mx27aq, asus 300cdm2, asus p219338, asus p248227, pumps mx27uq
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