This medium monitor has an average owner rating of 89% based on 31 owner reviews. Over 90% of reviewers gave this PC screen either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.
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Asus PC Screens Have Good Reviews
We checked 17,105 owner and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Weight & Dimensions
Two owners who reviewed it thought it was thin. Rainer said “The monitor looks larger than expected because the frame is so narrow” in their Asus PB258Q review and rated it 5 stars out of 5.
Good Technical Features
Two people who purchased the Asus PB258Q reckoned that it had good features. Amazon Customer rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon “This is a high quality screen with excellent picture, I like the features such as the”.
Has a Game Mode
The Asus PB258Q has a game mode, as do most of the other PC displays of a similar age and type to this PC screen.
Ports & Interfaces
Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub
Like most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to this LCD screen, the Asus PB258Q does not have a built-in USB hub.
Ten people concluded that the product was good quality. Two years ago website Bhphotovideo.com wrote “High quality build” in their review of this PC monitor. Kapper728 said in their review of this PC monitor “It's well made (including the base which is sturdy unlike every other tv or monitor I've had” . Rainer mentioned “Quality and color is great as well” .
Five owners thought the product was well made. Sh said two years ago “It's the only part that is, I wouldnt be not well built or flimsy.” in their Asus PB258Q review. Amazon Customer scored this PC monitor 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor “The stand is well made and sturdy (no wobbles!) Note”. Nathan mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on expert review site Amazon last year “It also feels solid and not cheap plastic”.
Easy to Use
Two people who bought this PC monitor concluded that it was easy to use. Jim the Runner mentioned “Able to use it @ full resolution with a Dell E6430 via HDMI” in his Asus PB258Q review.
OK Running Costs
The PB258Q has an average 8 year running cost of £72 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 1,092 flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.
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Good Picture Quality
Three people who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had good picture quality. Sh mentioned “Unfortunately the laptop has intel 3000 graphics and over hdmi would only support 1920 x 1080 resolution with 60hz refresh rate” in their review of this PC monitor. Konrad Barcikowski wrote on expert review site Amazon this year “Make sure your graphics card will operate” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.
Three owners agreed that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Sh rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “The colours are amazing”. Nathan said “I am happy with the colours (came from a TN pannel to IPS)” in his review of this PC monitor and scored it 80 out of 100. R. Mcconaghie mentioned “Stunning pictures thanks to the IPS panel - good natural colours and it appears to have a well balanced setup out of the box” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.
Released Over Two Years Ago
Asus released the PB258Q in March 2015.
Has a Built-In Speaker(s)
The Asus PB258Q has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type also have a built-in speaker(s).
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Six customers who bought the product considered that it was good value for money. Christopher B. wrote “Great Value” in his Asus PB258Q review. Nathan said on expert review site Amazon “Unlike cheap monitors with the wobbly stands you can knock the desk”. He also wrote “A Great monitor for the price” in his review.
Has an HDCP
The Asus PB258Q has an HDCP, as do most of the other comparable spec PC screens that have been around for a similar time to this flatpanel monitor.
Has an Energy Star Certified
The Asus PB258Q has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.
Manufacturer Part Numbers
info 90lm01b0b01470, info 2560x14405ms, asus pb258q25w, asus 2560x1440, asus 350cdm2, info pb258q
To prepare this Asus PB258Q 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.