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Asus MX27UQ

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A multi award winning and fully featured 27" flatpanel monitor, with a gold award from one expert review website and 7 further awards from other expert sites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 100000000:1 No Jan 2015
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Asus MX27 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus MX27 as follows:
94
Reviews
189 Reviews + 8 Awards
55
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£99 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this flatpanel monitor to others. This PC monitor has received eight awards including a "Design Award" from Ua.gecid.com plus three other sites and a "Recommended" from Altomdata.dk. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens 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 MX27 has running costs of £99 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report product quality, excellent design and good picture quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average vertical viewing angle

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 £321.65 on Amazon UK 38 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Asus MX27 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Eight Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded of all the flatpanel monitors.

The editors of four expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was well designed. Techno-labs.com and Technolabs.net both gave this PC screen a "Good Design" award, Ua.gecid.com gave it an "Original Design" award and it received an "Innovative Design" award from 3dnews.ru.

An additional three expert review sites liked this flatpanel monitor. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from review website Altomdata.dk, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold Award" from website Overclock3d.net. This LCD screen also received a Reviewstudio.net "Value For Money" award.

The editor of one more expert review site said that this Asus PC display was very good. This was from Kitguru.net who gave it an "Must Have".

Good Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor has an average expert rating of 85% based on nine expert reviews from sites including prad.de, dinside.no/data, technolabs.net and kitguru.net.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 180 owner reviews the average owner rating of this flatpanel monitor is exceptional. 133 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

26 customers reckoned that the product was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

35 customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good looking and 15 people who reviewed the Asus MX27 concluded that it was well designed.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven people who reviewed it agreed that it was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners who reviewed it considered that it had good colour saturation and six customers who reviewed the product said that it had good picture quality.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

10 people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin.

Asus PC Monitors Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Five owners wrote in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

18 people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made and two owners wrote that it was strong and durable.

  • It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction…
  • If you are thinking of upgrading, downgrading, or even just looking for a change then this is the only bit of kit you need! It does not disappoint as the base is incredibly sturdy for just a ring…
    Anthony Hold (Amazon) - September 2013
  • Looks great, thin and solid…
  • The speakers were somewhat disappointing, although may be on par with other built in speakers, so would recommend using externals for home…
    Bryan Watt (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Built in speakers are good when some body is sleeping…
    Gundars (Amazon) - June 2014
  • Sturdy Solid stand, looks very smart on your desk on…
    Luke (Amazon) - February 2014
  • The monitor itself is built to a high finish…
  • The built in speakers on this monitor sound almost as good…
  • The built in speakers are alright in a pinch…
  • The display is excellent and the build is sturdy as its aluminium…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

13 people who purchased the product concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Five people agreed that the Asus MX27 was easy to use the menus, four owners who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use and three owners who purchased this PC monitor mentioned that it was easy to setup.

  • Great monitor, minimum fuss setting up, decent pre-sets, easy to use, very easy on the eye…
    JP (Amazon) - November 2013
  • If anyone has any configuration settings that fix the black levels or the "Normal" colour temp for this please comment…
    Luke (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Slightly annoying if you don't have an extra at hand.- The touch sensitive buttons are inconveniently placed underneath the monitor which means that it's really easy to accidentally touch them by mistake if you for example want to re-adjust the position of the monitor.- Even though it looks like the screen is reaching all the way to the edges, there's actually a 1 centimetre hidden gap when monitor is turned on…
    N.G. (Amazon) - July 2014
  • So rather than a difficult to use flat surface, each "button" is embossed slightly…
    Angelo (Amazon) - July 2014
  • There is no quick audio mute control, which would have been handy…
  • Was very quick and easy to set-up; the power cord is comprised of a small ac adapter…
  • It's a real hassle to use the monitor's volume controls…
  • The rear mounted controls are so poorly set up it has to have a menu lock to stop you turning it off by accident which will be frustratingly often…
    SteveM525 (Tesco.com) - February 2017
  • Cons extremely poor user interface, Overpriced…
    SteveM525 (Tesco.com) - February 2017
  • Easy to setup, came with all cables that could be needed…

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Reviewstudio.net highlighted in their review that this LCD screen provided a good bang for your buck.

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at [price] it is more expensive than 90% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus MX27 and the United Kingdom price of £572.93 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $599.00 (£825.90).

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Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the MX27 is £99 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the MX27 in January 2015.

Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus MX27 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all PC monitors is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the PC displays the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Asus MX27 of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus MX27 of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 71% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX27 has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of flatpanel monitors range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus MX27 of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other PC monitors. It is wider than 93% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus MX27 of 178° is wider than 69% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus MX27 of 1,000 is relatively standard compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 72% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Two HDMI Ports

The Asus MX27 is a two HDMI port LCD screen.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

90lm0140b01670 2560x14405msdp3xhdmi, 90lm0140b01670 90lm0140b01670, 90lm0140b01670 mx27aq, asus 90lm02bbb01670, asus 3840x2160, asus p248227p, mx27a mx27aq, asus mx27uc, mx27a 100m1, asus mx27uq, asus mx27aq, asus 100m1

Barcodes:

00886227920020, 04053162749269, 04058154104712, 04716659920021, 04716659920038

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