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Asus MX299Q

76

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Asus MX299Q

£379.17
Asus MX299Q
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compress.ru Recommended teknokulis.com Gold altomdata.dk Recommended macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice
A fully featured and multi award winning 29" PC screen, with a gold award from one expert review website and 4 further awards from other expert sites
29" 2560 X 1080 Pixels 80000000:1 No Jul 2013
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Asus MX299Q 29 Wide AH-IPS LED Silver/Black Multimedia Monitor
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ASUS MX299Q Ultra-Wide 29Inch AH-IPS Monitor
£409.99
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£449.00
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£591.00
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Asus MX299Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus MX299Q as follows:
91
Reviews
593 Reviews + 5 Awards
62
Value for Money
Good
88
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Age
4 Years Old
64
Running Costs
£84 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received five awards including a "Recommended" award from Compress.ru plus one other site and an "Original Design" from Ua.gecid.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2018.
The MX299Q has running costs of £84 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1080 pixels resolution
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Beauty beyond boundaries
Ultra-wide resolution enhances work and play
Incredibly subtle yet sophisticated
Premium, immersive sonicmaster audio, co-developed with bang & olufsen icepower
Robust connectivity

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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
There is a 67% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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Asus MX299Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Five Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this Asus PC screen and have given it five awards.

The authors at review websites Compress.ru and Altomdata.dk both recommend this LCD screen and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writers at three more expert review sites liked this PC display. Website Ua.gecid.com decided that this LCD screen was carefully designed and gave it an "Original Design" award and it received a "Gold" award from website Teknokulis.com. This PC screen also received a Macworld.co.uk "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, erenumerique.fr, clubic.com and cw.no the average expert rating of this PC display is 79 out of 100.

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Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this Asus flatpanel monitor on average 89%. 342 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen either 4 or 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Asus PC Displays Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £379.17 it is more expensive than 80% of PC monitors.

Price Has Gone Up by £70 (19%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus MX299Q and the United Kingdom price of £379.17 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $364.49 (£505.58).

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the MX299Q is £84, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the MX299Q in July 2013.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus MX299Q of 29" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 12% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of PC monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

The Asus MX299Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. That's 33% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC screen, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all LCD screens is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The response time of the Asus MX299Q of 5ms is pretty typical compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 58% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus MX299Q's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is wider than 84% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus MX299Q's vertical viewing angle of 178° is in the widest 18% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus MX299Q has a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has AC, DVI and 1 More Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus MX299Q is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC screen. The cables included HDMI, DVI and AC are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax prmx299q, visipax mx299q, asus 2560x1080, visipax 25x10, asus mx299q

Barcodes:

00012300309936, 00013201108642, 00013201151747, 00014065726829, 00014445035299, 00021112585087, 00102930780028, 00132018196892, 00666167967657, 00687077294671, 00779184371687, 00803982796646, 00809392589656, 00886227472505, 00886227479627, 04053162935174, 04056572597345, 04716659472506, 04716659472544, 05053973101408, 05054230101582, 05054230122839, 05054230702826, 05054484511656, 05054533511651, 05054629368213, 08862274796278

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