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Asus PB278QR

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Asus PB278QR

£387.20
Asus PB278
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A classic and fully featured 27" LCD screen, with OK running costs but representing only middle of the road value for money
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 80000000:1 No Jun 2014
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£387.20
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£391.69
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PB278QR 27 LED 5ms 300nits DVI HDMI
£406.04
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ASUS PB278QR 27" 2K Ultra HD IPS Black computer monitor - PB278QR (Brand new, unopened)on -
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NEW! Asus PB278QR 27" Led 5Ms 300Nits Dvi Hdmi (Brand new, unopened)on -
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Asus PB278 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Asus PB278 number 783 across all PC monitors.
88
Reviews
52 Reviews
52
Value for Money
Average
88
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£79 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 77%, based on 52 reviews. Looking across the entire NEC PC monitor range, the average reviews for all NEC LCD screens are also excellent.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £79 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,292 PC displays that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
Customers report it is fairly priced, it is robust and good picture quality. However they also report that it is difficult to use.
The PB278 has some great features:
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Bigger than average display diagonal
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Concept to creation
True-to-life visuals
Made for work and play
Extensive connectivity
QuickFit virtual scale for true what you see is what you get
Innovations that raise the bar
Designed with you in mind

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. There was a cheaper price of £332.47 at Laptops Direct 11 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 67% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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Reviews Summary

Average Owner Reviews

On average, PB278 owners rated this LCD screen 77%.

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Users Report That it is Difficult to Use

Two owners said that it was not easy to use.

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its LCD Screens

We checked 41,348 owner and expert reviews (including 6,449 verified purchases) for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three owners said that it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers reckoned that the product was well made.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Three customers who bought the product thought it had good colour saturation.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £55 (14%)

There was a cheaper price of £332.47 at Laptops Direct 11 days ago.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PB278 is £79, which is typical compared to the other 3,292 LCD screens.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC screen was released in June 2014.

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Features

2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB278 is 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels LCD screen, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC displays the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The Asus PB278's display diagonal of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is bigger than 69% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all LCD screens is 25", with the smallest being 3.5" and the biggest being 95".

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Average Response Time

The Asus PB278's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other PC displays. It is slower than 56% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB278 has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of PC displays do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PB278 of 178° is in the widest 29% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have horizontal viewing angles of between 40° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The vertical viewing angle of the Asus PB278 of 178° is wider than 84% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

info 90lmga001t02251c, asus 90lmga001t02251c, info 2560x14405ms, asus 2560x1440, asus 300cdm2, info pb278qr, asus pb278qr

Barcodes:

00886227718559, 04053162744998, 04056572597307, 04716659718550, 04716659718567, 05054484753063, 05054533753068

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