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Asus PA328Q PC Monitor

£955.86
£767.00 £188.86 cheaper than 58 days ago
32" 100000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Built-In Speaker(s) Release Date £357.14 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Good product quality
Good picture quality
128 Reviews + 6 Awards
kitguru.net Worth Buying PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star HEXUS.net Recommended
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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This PC screen has received five awards from experts.

Two expert review sites both liked this flatpanel monitor. This PC screen received a PC Mag "Editor's Choice" award and the expert at review site Hwa.com.tr thought that it functioned well and gave it a "High Performance" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all decided that this flatpanel monitor was good. This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award and it received a "Good Product" award from Benchmark.pl.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, kitguru.net and digitalfoto.dk the average expert rating of this PC display is 86 out of 100. That puts this medium monitor in the top 18% of all the medium monitors that have been available for more than two years.

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 89%. 70 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

Asus Has Good LCD Screen Reviews

We checked 17,144 user and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus LCD screens and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Design

Superaccurate Color Without Calibration, Bright, Razorsharp Image, Solid Build, Good Value

Twenty-one people who bought this PC monitor reckoned that it was well made. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Built to the highest standards, class leading UI, colour rendition is excellent, fast enough for gaming, stand implementation is excellent, thin bezel” but they only gave it a rating of 19.4 out of 100. Digitalversus.com scored it 6 stars and mentioned on Digital Versus “Asus has decided to get in on the action with a solidly built 32" model” in their review of the Asus PA328. Tony P he wrote on Amazon five years ago “The stand is solid and its adjustments are very good both in height” in his Asus PA328 review.

Seven owners who reviewed it considered that it was strong and durable. Phil mentioned “The stand on this monitor is excellent, very sturdy and allows all sorts of positions of the monitor, its the best stand I've seen on a computer monitor” in his review of this PC monitor. Mr. M. P. H said “The stand is sturdy with fantastic versatility.” in their review of this PC monitor and gave the product a score of 6 stars. Steven wrote on Amazon “Sturdy base and easy to setup, plenty of swivel, lot's of vertical height adjustment”.

One customer said in their reviews that this PC monitor was sealed.

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Good Product Quality

Thirty-seven owners who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was good quality. P Davis scored it 7 stars and said in their review of this PC monitor “Now I wander if I could have accommodated bigger ! Picture quality and accuracy is superb”. Neringa mentioned in their Asus PA328 review “The stand is high enough for a man 192 cm tall, so very well made, additionaly I was very happy to see how good design is, wow, recommended” and gave it a score of 9 stars. Murali_14 mentioned five years ago “Crisp, Sharp and tons of features to compel you buy a quality product at a reasonable price” in their review of this PC monitor.

Nice Design

Eight customers agreed that it was good looking. Two years ago expert website Tomshardware.co.uk mentioned “At its current price point its value is pretty hard to top as well” in their review of this PC monitor. P Davis mentioned on Amazon “Gorgeous monitors with excellent colour accuracy”. Vladimir said “Pretty good monitor”.

Seven owners who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Pedro Batista mentioned “Has a few handy functions for graphic design (A4 size overlay, centimetres grid, etc.” in his review of this PC monitor. Ms. V. A. Stonham scored it 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Amazing monitor for any photo editing and or graphic design work! Clear to see”. Steven he wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon three years ago “Having gone from a couple of IIyama monitors these are a massive improvement for graphic design work”.

Two owners wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. Murali_14 said “Which means the monitor can reproduce that many colours using internal processing even though the native support is for 8 bit colour, to produce smooth gradations” in their review of the Asus PA328. Amazon Customer said “The rest of the setup was relatively smooth” in their review of this PC monitor.

One owner thought this PC monitor had a thin frame. One customer who reviewed this PC monitor thought it was ergonomic. Pcmag.com said “An ergonomic stand” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Advanced Color Settings

Seven owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to use the menus. Pc Mag mentioned in their Asus PA328 review on PC Mag “Advanced color settings”. Peter J Williams wrote on Amazon four years ago “I find the menu easy to use” in his review of this PC monitor. Neringa wrote “Only negative part so far are menu buttons, if you trying to regulate screen position is very easy to press them.”.

Six owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Pedro Batista wrote on Amazon “It has all the normal connections plus an handy USB hub”. Mr. H mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The sRGB was also handy when I moved into web design work”. Magy357 wrote in their review of this PC monitor two years ago “It would be very handy, if those ports would have power from monitor power supply” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Four owners concluded that it was easy to setup. Spuds said on Amazon “The monitor was easy to set up and use.”.

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Good Picture Quality

Fifteen people who purchased it considered that it had good colour saturation. Pb said on Amazon “I bought this for my pc and the colours are nice and accurate”. Three years ago Pluckybrit wrote on Amazon “This monitor has a lovely display with vibrant colours, well suited to professional applications no doubt, which is what it's advertised for, I foolishly purchased it for gaming” in their review of this PC monitor. Five years ago Murali_14 gave the product a score of 7 stars and said on Amazon “Colours are spot on” in their review of the Asus PA328.

Ten customers who reviewed it wrote that it had good picture quality. Yampycat mentioned on Amazon five years ago “The first one I bought was perfect, crisp and amazing image quality” in their review of this PC monitor. Vladimir said in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The picture quality and colors are excellent” and gave it a score of 7 stars. Vladimir also mentioned “It comes at a good price and provides excellent picture quality, ergonometric features” in their review.

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Five years ago Michael mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The only complain i can make is viewing angle is overrated”. Marcel rated it 6 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The screen is really good quality, bright sharp and clear from any viewing angle”.

Two owners said in their reviews that it had a good refresh rate. Martin Sall scored it 5 stars and he said in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon five years ago “So again, this seems to be an issue of all LCDs out there, that's why manufacturers specify the preferred refresh rate in their monitor spe”.

One owner considered that it had a sharp image. Three years ago Nathan Jarman wrote in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “The colors and sharpness are perfect, have mine set to standard”.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of power usage. Two years ago expert review site Digitalversus.com said “The PA328Q is more responsive, more energy efficient, offers greater contrast” in their review of the Asus PA328.


Features

Many Features

Eight customers reckoned that it had good features. Pc Mag said “Many features” in their Asus PA328 review but even so they gave this PC monitor a rating of 19.4 out of 100. Three years ago Mr. H said on Amazon “Lots of great features”. Mr. H also wrote “It has so many great features for a web/digital/print designer” in their review.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Four customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Pc Mag wrote two years ago “Good connectivity” nonetheless they only rated it 1 stars. Emre Caglar said on Amazon “Apart from it it is looks really cool colour quality was great connectivity and usb hubs were great”. Martin Sall wrote on Amazon “PA238Q has a lot to offer - great connectivity options, PIP/PbP” in his review of this PC monitor.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two customers thought it was quiet. Mr. Christopher Sunman said in his Asus PA328 review on Amazon “Things must have been quiet as it came in 1 day.I was not prepared for the size”. One owner wrote in their reviews that it was noisy. Mr. M. P. H said on Amazon “Too noisy for a monitor without speakers” and scored it 6 stars.


Price

Superaccurate Color Without Calibration, Bright, Razorsharp Image, Solid Build, Good Value

Twenty-six owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Tomshardware.co.uk wrote “Superaccurate color without calibration, bright, razorsharp image, solid build, good value”. Phil mentioned “All in all and excellent monitor for the price, there are probably better out there” in his Asus PA328 review. Pavol Belis said in their Asus PA328 review “Great monitor for reasonable price” and gave it a rating of 7 stars.

One person who reviewed this PC monitor considered that it was expensive. Murali_14 mentioned five years ago “I must admit this comes very close to the more expensive models from Eizo” in their review of this PC monitor and rated the product 8 stars.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PA328 has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age also have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC screen to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Asus PA279 (£708.78) which is cheaper; or the Apple 27" Thunderbolt Display (£850.79) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

We compared this LCD screen to all the other PC displays with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the LG 31MU97 (£787.50) is also worth considering.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four customers said in their reviews that this PC monitor was thin. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “It has a narrow bezel and sober, b”. Amazon Customer wrote “The bezel is relatively thin and the chassis has an industrial look that appeals to me” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it 4 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Two details are of interest on the bezel - the first is a thin red strip that accents the design without appearing frivolous” in their review.

Three customers agreed that this PC monitor was heavy and bulky. Four years ago Amazon Customer said on Amazon “I currently have my PC connected via Displayport, which is far less bulky and awkward than a DVI cable”. Five years ago Mr. Christopher Sunman mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The base is very heavy and gives a massive range of adjustment, especially height” and rated it 6 stars. Marcel mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “The screen is nice and heavy”.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was lightweight. Five years ago Jd gave the product a rating of 7 stars and said “+ superb brightness & colour accuracy + fully functional & durable stand as standard + a range of inputs (DVI-D & HDMI for 99% of users) + easy to use menu system + it looks awesome + lightweight + 1920 x 1080 res” in their Asus PA328 review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was a good size. Vladimir Jirasek gave the product a score of 8 stars and said “Good size offering a lot of space for editing two side by side word documents” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Two HDMI Ports

Most medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this LCD screen have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus PA328 which has two HDMI ports.

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Display

Has an HDCP

The Asus PA328 has an HDCP. Most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC screen also have an HDCP.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of LCD screens of this age and type is 1ms, the slowest is 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. The Asus PA328 has one of the slower response times (6 milliseconds) amongst similar spec PC screens of this age.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus PA328 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Price

Price Has Gone Down by £188.86 (20%)

The price has dropped from £955.86 to £767 in the last 58 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 64% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 36% chance that the price will actually go down further. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Not Cheap

After checking the price of 499 LCD screens of this age and spec they range in price from £46 to £9,999. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this age and spec.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Three customers concluded that the Asus PA328 did not have good technical guidance. Mark H mentioned “Any one have a solution?SOLUTION - see comment from Kornel below - PROBLEM SOLVED! No help from Assus Tech Support” in his review of this PC monitor.


Energy

High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the PA328 will cost £358 over 8 years to run, which makes it one of the less economic to run PC displays of this age and spec.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Asus released the PA328.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00886227919536, 04053162744776, 04716659919551, 04716659919568

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