Close
Asus MX279H

74

Overall Score

Asus MX279H

Asus MX279H
16 Images + 5 Videos

Loading image...
hardware.info Silver Award uk.hardware.info Silver 01net.com 5 Star altomdata.dk Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 27" flatpanel monitor, with satisfactory running costs
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 80000000:1 No Nov 2012
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Dynamic Contrast Ratio 3D Release Date
Compare
Share on

Asus MX279H Compare Cheapest UK Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United Kingdom.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

Asus MX279H Compare UK Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Asus MX279H Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Asus MX279H number 730 in medium monitors.
93
Reviews
927 Reviews + 12 Awards
86
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Age
5 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£97 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 12 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Hardwaremx.com plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Ferra.ru plus two other sites. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC monitors 2018.
The MX279H has running costs of £97 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 19% of all 3,292 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
Customers report superior product quality, that it is a good size and excellent design. However they also report unsatisfactory technical guidance and unacceptable noise level.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Built tough and gamer-centric comfortable
Audio by bang & olufsen icepower
Greater and smoother output with bigger speakers
Premium immersive audio
QuickFit virtual scale for true what you see is what you get
ASUS smart contrast ratio for lifelike visuals
ASUS exclusive innovation and design
The latest IPS technology with 178 wide-view angles
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Vivid, lifelike visuals
Subtle & elegant design
Beauty beyond boundaries
MX279H
Two HDMI ports
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Dual HDMI for extensive connectivity

Asus MX279H Video Reviews

Asus MX279H In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this flatpanel monitor and have given it 12 awards.

The editors of four expert review sites all said that this PC screen was amazingly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Hardwaremx.com, Techno-labs.com, Technopat.net and Technolabs.net who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The writers at websites Ferra.ru, Dgl.ru and Altomdata.dk all recommend this LCD screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This PC screen received a "Silver" award from both review websites Uk.hardware.info and Hardware.info, both of which concluded that this Asus PC display was great.

Another two expert review sites both thought that this LCD screen was very good. This flatpanel monitor received an "Innovation Award" from review website Xfastest.com and it received a "Gold Award" from website Gamezoom.net.

The expert at one additional expert review site thought that this PC screen was very good. This was from 01net.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 80 out of 100 based on 19 expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Digital Versus, techradar.com/au/ and gamezoom.net.

View all expert reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this flatpanel monitor rated this LCD screen as excellent on average. 614 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

View all user reviews

Users Report Superior Product Quality

92 people who purchased it said that it was good quality.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

23 people said in their reviews that the product was thin and 10 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was a good size.

Users Report Excellent Design

94 owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was good looking, 48 people said in their reviews that the product was well designed and two people who purchased it thought it was neat. two owners who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was smooth.

Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

Two owners who reviewed the product thought it did not have good technical guidance.

Users Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Seven owners considered that the Asus MX279H was noisy.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

48 customers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus MX279H had good picture quality, 15 owners reckoned that the product had good colour saturation and nine customers who bought the product thought it had clear images. four people agreed that it had a good refresh rate.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

17 people who reviewed the Asus MX279H reckoned that it was easy to use, 16 owners who bought it reckoned that it was easy to setup and 10 owners who bought this PC monitor wrote that it was easy to use the menus. six owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble and four customers reckoned that the product had a touch sensitive screen.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

11 owners wrote that it had good sound quality.

Very Good Brand

Based on 41,348 expert and user reviews (including 6,449 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

60 people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money, however 10 buyers mentioned that the product did not have a good price. and nine customers who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was not good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

32 people reckoned that it was well made, five owners reckoned that the product was strong and durable but however 11 owners thought it was not solidly made.. five people mentioned that the product was not well made, three people thought it was easy to damage or scratch and two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was not strong and durable.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the MX279H will cost £97 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run PC monitors.

Calculate your own running costs

Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Asus released the MX279H in November 2012.

View the latest 2018 PC monitors

Features

1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on PC displays.

What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus MX279H of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other PC displays. It is bigger than 70% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Average Response Time

The Asus MX279H's response time of 5ms is relatively average compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the slowest 41% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

What does "response time" mean? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX279H has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of LCD screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in speaker(s)? Less Edit

Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The Asus MX279H's vertical viewing angle of 178° is relatively typical compared to most other PC monitors. It is in the widest 57% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "vertical viewing angle" mean? Less Edit

Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus MX279H of 178° is in the widest 23% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. PC screens have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

Chart Hide Chart What does "horizontal viewing angle" mean? Less Edit

Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the Asus MX279H of 1,000 is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is higher than 72% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "typical contrast ratio" mean? Less Edit

Two HDMI Ports

Most PC displays have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus MX279H which has two HDMI ports.

Chart Hide Chart What does "HDMI port" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 90lmgd051r010o1c, mx279h mx279h, asus ul474na, asus mx279h

Barcodes:

00008622726582, 00012300309882, 00100177437323, 00151903522752, 00163120797677, 00169490026966, 00172302717686, 00809392587867, 00886227265794, 00886227265800, 00886227265824, 04053162745032, 04055895316237, 04056572599158, 04716659265795, 04716659265801, 05052182784518, 05054230721643, 05712505457559, 08862272658240

Asus MX279H - Other PC Monitors Worth Considering

Better brand
One less HDMI port
Best Available Price
Ebuyer 93.99
User reviews are better
39% cheaper to run
Best Available Price
eBay 100.00

Today's Best PC Monitor Deals

8% Price Drop
{Asus VC279H
19 reviews
£166.22
Was £180 (5 days ago)
Display Diagonal
27"
Display Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
80000000:1
19% Price Drop
{Lenovo T1714p
£143.98
Was £179 (20 days ago)
Display Diagonal
17"
Display Resolution
1280 X 1024 Pixels
3D
No
17% Price Drop
{AOC E2275SWQE
£107.98
Was £131 (35 days ago)
Display Diagonal
22"
Display Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
13% Price Drop
{Philips 246E7QDAB
3 reviews
£122.31
Was £141 (35 days ago)
Display Diagonal
24"
Display Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
52% Price Drop
{Viewsonic SD-Z225
£189.00
Was £392 (12 days ago)
Display Diagonal
22"
Display Resolution
1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
20000000:1
View More PC Monitor Deals