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Asus MX27AQ PC Monitor

£365.60
27" 100000000:1 LED Flat Nov 2016
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Screen Shape Release Date £99.14 Electricity cost over 5 years
Twelve industry awards
Good quality
Good size
154 Reviews + 6 Awards
techno-labs.com Good Design kitguru.net Must Have overclock3d.net Gold Award altomdata.dk Recommended
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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Five customers mentioned in their reviews that it was noisy. Niamh said on expert review site Amazon “Fantastic Monitor - Although would be great if louder”. They also mentioned “The quality is great and it is loud” in their review. Da_boyz said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Speaker are great sound pretty nice and clear not that loud” yet they gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Ten owners mentioned in their reviews that the Asus MX27 was thin. Expert website Kitguru.net wrote “The super thin bezel and beautiful a”. Richie mentioned two years ago “It's a very slim and stylish monitor at a fantastic size that works like a dream”. Yavanna said “The bezel is so thin (and not shiny) as to be almost non existent” and scored this PC monitor 5 stars out of 5.


Reviews

Twelve Industry Awards

This flatpanel monitor has received twelve awards from expert review sites.

This LCD screen was given a "Design Award" by review websites 3dnews.ru, Techno-labs.com and Ua.gecid.com all of whom decided that this Asus LCD screen was carefully designed.

The experts at three other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this medium monitor. This PC display received a "Recommended" award from Altomdata.dk, Vido.com.ua and Pcelite.pl.

An additional three expert review sites liked this flatpanel monitor. The editor of website Lydogbillede.dk conluded that they would highly recommend this PC display and gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award and it received a "Gold Award" from review site Overclock3d.net who thought it was excellent. This PC screen also received a "Good Performance" award from review website Techstation.it who decided it functioned well.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all concluded that this PC display was good. This flatpanel monitor received a "Must Have" award from Kitguru.net, Pcforalla.idg.se gave it a "Good Choice" award and it received a "Good" award from Prad.de.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twelve expert reviews from sites including reviewstudio.net, pcauthority.com.au, pcforalla.idg.se and techno-labs.com the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 82 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC monitor rated it as outstanding. 105 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

Based on 17,105 expert and user reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases), Asus has good ratings for its PC monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good Picture Quality

Eight customers said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. W. Park mentioned “Pixels are sharp, colours are vibrant, blacks are really blacks” in their review of the Asus MX27. Yavanna said four years ago “With bright vibrant colours and deep blacks” in their review of this PC monitor. Sandford mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Colours are vibrant with decent contrast, black levels also clearly defined”.

Six customers thought it had good picture quality. Two years ago Graphic Design Pro scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “The image quality is amazing as well” in their review of this PC monitor. S. Collins wrote three years ago “It all works fine and graphics look brilliant on it”. James K rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he said “Picture quality is pretty good”.

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Good Sound Quality

Five people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Three years ago Mr S L Pales he wrote on expert review site Amazon “The sound quality is very impressive” in his review of the Asus MX27. S. Collins mentioned on expert website Amazon “As far sound as sound quality goes, they are fine - for a monitor that is”. Camazon Wustomer wrote “The resultant quality of the audio is adequate” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Design

Well Designed

Twenty-eight customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good looking. Prk17 wrote “Really nice good looking monitor”. Pinx mentioned in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Beautifully large clear screen with no dead or stuck pixels as yet”. Richie said in his review of this PC monitor “It's really stylish” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Seventeen customers who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com said “Beautiful Product Design” in their review of this PC monitor. Paul wrote in his review of this PC monitor “Colors look great, very nice design too” . Three years ago N.g. said in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon “The design is faultless and it really looks more expensive than it actually is”.

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Good Quality

Twenty-four people said in their reviews that this PC monitor was good quality. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Great Image Quality”. Prk17 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “It has really good picture quality and sounds great for a monitor”. Rwrl said on expert review site Amazon “Great quality image, deep blacks, nice colours, slim bezel, decent quality speakers (for built in!)” in their review of this PC monitor.

Robust

Sixteen people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made. Expert website Reviewstudio.net scored this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction” in their review of this PC monitor. Ross Mayhew wrote on expert review site Amazon “The sound is pretty good for built in speakers, struggles at top volume”. Richie mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “Stylish, Great and Built Well” and scored it 5 stars out of 5.

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Musicman mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The stand is sturdy enough for me”. Adam said on expert website Amazon two years ago “The sun dial stand design is sturdy and easy to assemble, even by yourself” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Easy to Use

Four customers who purchased the Asus MX27 concluded that it was easy to use. Ps4veteran said in their review of this PC monitor “Are really cool to use” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Techguy mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The interface is very easy to use and has some great preset video functions, meaning you don't have to fiddle around with them at all” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Jp scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Great monitor, minimum fuss setting up, decent pre-sets, easy to use, very easy on the eye”.

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

Two owners who bought it thought it had a touch sensitive screen. Mr. C. N. Watson said “Love the touch sensitive buttons under the screen edge” and scored the product 4 stars out of 5. James K mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “They're sort of touch sensitive and work fine once you get used to them” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Two customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Fireball Dragon mentioned “Was very quick and easy to set-up; the power cord is comprised of a small ac adapter”.

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Price

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Good Value for Money

Ten customers who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was good value for money. Website Bhphotovideo.com said “Great Value” in their review of the Asus MX27. Rwrl gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert website Amazon two years ago “Great screen for the price & good sound, too”. Four years ago Og said “Great screen at a decent price”.

Pricey

Comparable spec PC displays that came out in the last 12 months range in price from £59 to £2,399. We think that this flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other comparable spec PC displays that came out in the last 12 months.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The Asus MX27 has an ECO mode. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for the last year also have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus MX27 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC monitor.

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Other

Only Released Six Months Ago

Being released just six months ago, this flatpanel monitor is likely to use more advanced technology.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MX27 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. Most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this flatpanel monitor do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The average 8 year running cost of the MX27 is £90 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 414 medium monitors that were launched in the last year.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX27 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other recently released comparable spec flatpanel monitors also have a built-in speaker(s).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including the Philips 258B6QUEB (£359.99), or the Asus PB287Q (£423.18) both of which are cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the AOC AG271QX (£378.70).

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The Asus MX27 has a greater number of cables included than most PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort and HDMI are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Display

Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

At 178 degrees, the Asus MX27 has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to this PC screen. Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display have viewing angles, horizontal of between 65° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Asus MX27 has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age. Recently released medium monitors have viewing angles, vertical of between 50° and 180°.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus MX27 has an HDCP. Most of the other medium monitors that were released in the last 12 months also have an HDCP.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus MX27 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other recently released PC displays also have an Energy Star certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus c2vdza00, asus c2vdzs00, pumps mx27uq
Barcodes 00886227920044, 00889349463147, 00889349599785, 04058154162538, 04712900265910, 04712900463149, 04716659920038

Asus MX27 Review Sources

To prepare this Asus MX27 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 other models. For each PC monitor that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 692,148 product attributes, 78,562 PC monitor reviews and 8,073,300 historical PC monitor prices from 203 PC monitor retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this PC monitor compared to the other models as well as any areas where this PC monitor is lacking.

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