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Asus PB278QR

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overclock3d.net Gold Award uk.hardware.info Silver hothardware.com Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice
A fully featured and multi award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with average running costs and a good price
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels 80000000:1 No Sep 2012
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£308.29
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GRADE A1 - Asus 27 PB278QR 2k Quad HD Monitor
£332.47
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Watercooling UK
£378.59
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Amazon UK
ASUS PB278QR 27inch IPS Professional Monitor (300cd/m2, 2560 x 1440, 5 ms, HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI VGA) - Black
£383.88
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Amazon UK
Asus PB278Q 27-inch Widescreen LED Multimedia Monitor (2560x1440, 5ms, VGA, DVI-D, DisplayPort, HDMI)
£469.99
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Overclockers UK
£389.99
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PB278QR 27 LED 5ms 300nits DVI HDMI
£395.99
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Communications Solutions
£401.06
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BT Shop
Asus PB278QR 27 2560x1440 5ms VGA DVI HDMI DisplayPort LED Monitor
£404.44
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Asus PB278QR 27 2560x1440 5ms VGA DVI HDMI DisplayPort LED Monitor
£404.44
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Asus PB278QR NEW (Brand new, unopened) - on
£406.89
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£407.49
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Novatech
Asus PB278QR 27"LED LCD Monitor - 16:9 - 5 ms - WQHD
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£411.89
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ASUS PB278QR 27" 2K Ultra HD IPS Black computer monitor (Brand new, unopened)
£444.90
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ASUS PB278QR 27inch IPS Professional Monitor 300cd/m2, 2560 x 1440, 5 ms, HDMI, (Brand new, unopened)
£593.40
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NEW ASUS PB278Q Widescreen LCD Moitor 27-in Monitor 27in PLS LED WQHD (Brand new, unopened) - on
£457.98
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Asus PB278Q Professional 27" 16_9 2560 x 1440 WQHD LED Backlit Monitor HDMI DVI (Brand new, unopened) - on
£469.99
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ASUS PB278Q Professional 27inch high definition LCD monitor
£469.99
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Refurbished - Asus PB278QR 27" Widescreen IPS LED Monitor, 2560x1440, 5ms, HDMI, DP, DVI, VGA (Refurbished) - on
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Asus PB278Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Asus PB278Q number 192 in best selling monitors, number 916 in medium monitors and number 963 across all PC monitors.
94
Reviews
651 Reviews + 12 Awards
71
Value for Money
Good
87
Features
Fully-Featured
58
Age
5 Years Old
56
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received 12 awards including a "Silver" award from Elektroniktest.dk plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Good Gear Guide.com.au plus one other site. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC screens 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 PB278Q has running costs of £160 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 8% of all 3,255 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent technical features and that it is a good size.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Wider than average vertical viewing angle
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Concept to creation
True-to-life visuals
Made for work and play
Extensive connectivity
ASUS exclusive innovation and design
QuickFit virtual scale for true what you see is what you get
Splendid video intelligence technology
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Should You Buy it Now?

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Asus PB278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

Amongst PC screens, this PC screen is one of the most highly awarded.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Silver" award from review websites Elektroniktest.dk, Hardware.info and Uk.hardware.info all of whom thought that this PC display was very good.

The experts at two more expert review sites both concluded that this LCD screen was astoundingly good and gave it their highest award. This was from Good Gear Guide.com.au and Chinese.vr-zone.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The experts at websites Hothardware.com and Datormagazin.se both endorse this PC display and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Another two expert review sites both thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. The editor of review site Technopat.net gave this PC display a "Performance Award" and said it functioned well and it received a "Gold Award" from review website Overclock3d.net.

The editors of three other expert review sites all decided that this LCD screen was very good. This PC display received a "Best Product" award from Ferra.ru, it received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com and it received a "Good Choice" award from Noticias3d.com.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this PC screen is 85 out of 100 based on 29 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

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Excellent User Reviews

People who bought this PC display rated this LCD screen 90% on average. 324 reviewers (72% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people concluded that the Asus PB278Q had good picture quality, six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation and two customers who reviewed it concluded that it had clear images.

Asus Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

Based on 42,619 expert and owner reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Four people mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was thick and two people considered that it was compact.

Customers Report Excellent Design

21 people who reviewed the Asus PB278Q mentioned that it was good looking, three people who reviewed it agreed that it was smooth and three owners who purchased it considered that it was well designed.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

34 customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

34 people said in their reviews that the Asus PB278Q was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

24 owners who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was well made, five customers who bought it concluded that it was strong and durable and two people mentioned in their reviews that it was reliable.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

11 people who bought it considered that it was easy to use, nine customers reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus and four people who purchased this PC monitor considered that it was easy to setup. two customers who bought it thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £308.29 it is more expensive than 76% of PC monitors.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United States

We found a cheaper price for the Asus PB278Q of $69.95 (£97.01) in the United States. That's a saving of £211.28.

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Running Costs

High Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the PB278Q is £160, which makes it one of the more expensive to run flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in September 2012.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The display diagonal of the Asus PB278Q of 27" is in the biggest 27% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Asus PB278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2880 pixels (best).

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Average Response Time

The Asus PB278Q's response time of 5ms is relatively typical compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the slowest 52% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the Asus PB278Q of 178° is wider than 76% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of LCD screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Asus PB278Q's horizontal viewing angle of 178° is relatively standard compared to most other PC screens. It is in the widest 55% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB278Q has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wall Mountable

The Asus PB278Q is wall mountable. 92% of flatpanel monitors are not wall mountable.

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