Asus MX27
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Asus MX27

£647.38 £188.33 cheaper than 67 days ago Must Have Gold Award Recommended Especially Recommended 5 Star
A multi award winning 3840 x 2160 PC screen with a gold award from one expert review website
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Nov 2016
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Asus MX27 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 1 year old, we have ranked the Asus MX27 number 879 across all PC monitors.
163 Reviews + 13 Awards
Missing Some Features
9 Months Old
£90 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received 13 awards including a "Design Award" from plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from plus two other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Asus, this LCD screen features some of the latest LCD screen technology. View the latest PC screens 2017.
It has running costs of £90 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,772 PC monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good product quality, excellent design and good picture quality. However they also report unacceptable noise level.
This Asus PC monitor is missing some features:
Only one HDMI port

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Asus MX27 In-Depth Analysis


13 Industry Awards

PC display experts really like this Asus PC display and have given it 13 awards.

The authors at review sites,, and all thought that this LCD screen was well designed and gave it their "Design Award".

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from websites, and all of whom said that this LCD screen was very good.

Three additional expert review sites endorsed this Asus flatpanel monitor. The editor of website gave this PC monitor a "Gold Award" and decided it was marvellous and it received an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award from review website, confirming their endorsement. This LCD screen also received a "Good Performance" award.

Three additional expert review sites all concluded that this flatpanel monitor was very good. gave this PC display a "Must Have" award, gave it a "Good Choice" award and gave it a "Good" award.

Good Expert Reviews

This PC display has an average expert rating of 82% based on 13 expert reviews from sites including,, and

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User Reviews Are Excellent

MX27 owners on average rated this PC display as brilliant. 111 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC display the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 88% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Excellent Product Quality

22 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

31 people who reviewed it considered that it was good looking and 15 people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was well designed.

  • It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction…
  • The super thin bezel and beautiful a… February 2015
  • Beautifully large clear screen with no dead or stuck pixels as yet…
    Pinx (Amazon) - August 2013
  • The monitor itself is built to a high finish and aesthetically pleasing…
  • The first thing to be said about this monitor is that it is gorgeous…
    Chris (Amazon) - November 2013
  • It is a beautiful product, exudes feeling of high quality even it's not switched on…
    Haitao Mo (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Crystal clear picture & excellent design…
    Hellboy (Amazon) - July 2015
  • Crystal clear picture combined with excellent industrial design make this an absolute winner…
    Hellboy (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The design itself is absolutely stunning…
    Anthony Hold (Amazon) - September 2013
  • The design is faultless and it really looks more expensive than it actually is…
    N.G. (Amazon) - July 2014

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven people who bought it reckoned that it was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight customers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation and five owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

10 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin.

Asus Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 23,903 owner and expert reviews (including 4,266 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its LCD screens. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Five people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

16 owners said in their reviews that it was well made and two customers reckoned that this PC monitor was strong and durable.

  • It looks absolutely stunning, with a very thin bezel and a relatively robust construction…
  • The monitor itself is built to a high finish…
  • Sturdy Solid stand, looks very smart on your desk on…
    Luke (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Built in speakers are good when some body is sleeping…
    Gundars (Amazon) - June 2014
  • The display is excellent and the build is sturdy as its aluminium…
  • The built in speakers on this monitor sound almost as good…
  • The build quality is outstanding…
  • 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

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

10 people mentioned that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four customers who bought the product agreed that it was easy to use, three people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus and two people who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup.

  • Was very quick and easy to set-up; the power cord is comprised of a small ac adapter…
  • There is no quick audio mute control, which would have been handy…
  • If anyone has any configuration settings that fix the black levels or the "Normal" colour temp for this please comment…
    Luke (Amazon) - February 2014
  • Are really cool to use…
    Ps4veteran (Amazon) - August 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
  • Excellent monitor plenty of menu options, let down slightly by the fact it was supplied with a continental 2 pin plug…
  • The on-screen menu is simple to operate…
  • It's a real hassle to use the monitor's volume controls…
  • Great monitor, minimum fuss setting up, decent pre-sets, easy to use, very easy on the eye…
    JP (Amazon) - November 2013

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under a year old but has mediocre features, and at £647.38 it is more expensive than 92% of flatpanel monitors.

Price Has Gone Down by £188 (23%)

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Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus MX27 has a built-in USB hub, which is unusual. 84% of PC monitors do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus MX27 has a game mode, which is unusual. 93% of flatpanel monitors do not have a game mode.

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Has an ECO Mode

The Asus MX27 has an ECO mode. 94% of PC screens do not have an ECO mode.

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Has DisplayPort and HDMI

The Asus MX27 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included HDMI and DisplayPort are also found on this PC display.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

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

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angles, horizontal of flatpanel monitors range from 17° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The viewing angle, horizontal of the Asus MX27 of 178° is fairly wide compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most PC monitors have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus MX27 which has one HDMI port.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus MX27 has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all PC screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the flatpanel monitors the viewing angles, vertical range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The Asus MX27's viewing angle, vertical of 178° is quite wide compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Released Nine Months Ago

This Asus PC display was released in November 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

Based on adequate energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the MX27 is £90, which is typical compared to the other 2,772 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 90lm02b3b01670 3840x21605mshdmidp4k, 90lm02b3b01670 90lm02b3b01670, 90lm02b3b01670 mx27uc, asus 90lm02b3b01670, info 90lm02b3b01670, asus 90lm0140b01670, info 90lm0140b01670, info 2560x1440, asus 2560x1440, asus 3840x2160, asus c2vdza00, asus p248227p, asus p219338p, asus c2vdzs00, pumps mx27aq, pumps mx27uq, asus 300cdm2, asus mx27uq, asus mx27aq, info mx27aq, info mx27uc, acme mx27aq, asus mx27uc
Barcodes 00886227920020, 00886227920044, 00889349463147, 00889349599785, 04058154162538, 04712900265910, 04712900463149, 04716659920021, 04716659920038

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