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Asus PB279Q

£598.31
elchapuzasinformatico.com Gold hardware.info Excellent kitguru.net Worth Buying noticias3d.com Good Choice
A multi award winning 3840 x 2160 PC screen with a Gol award from two expert review websites
27" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Sep 2014
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Asus PB279 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Asus PB279 as follows for Summary.
86
329 Reviews + 8 Awards
5
Poor
10
Missing Some Features
47
3 Years Old
19
£157 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 36?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. This PC monitor has received eight awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus one other site and a "Gold" award from Elchapuzasinformatico.com plus one other site. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC monitors with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
The PB279 has running costs of £157 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,772 PC displays that we have compared it to.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, product quality and excellent design.
It is missing some features:

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There is a 90% 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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Asus PB279 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Eight Industry Awards

Amongst flatpanel monitors, this flatpanel monitor is one of the most awarded.

This PC display was given a "Recommended" award by both review websites Gagadget.com and Cnews.cz, both of which concluded that this Asus flatpanel monitor was very good.

The writers at review sites Elchapuzasinformatico.com and Xtremehardware.com both concluded that this PC screen was excellent and gave it their "Gold" award.

The experts at three other expert review sites all said that this PC display was very good. This flatpanel monitor received an "Excellent" award from Hardware.info, Ua.gecid.com gave it a "High Functionality" award and Kitguru.net gave it a "Worth Buying" award.

The author at one more expert review site said that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This was from Noticias3d.com who gave it an "Good Choice".

Good Expert Reviews

This LCD screen has an average expert rating of 83% based on 14 expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Lydogbilde.no, 4news.it and digitalfotoforalla.se.

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Good User Reviews

Based on 315 user reviews this flatpanel monitor has an average user rating of 84%. 179 reviewers (78% of all reviewers) gave this flatpanel monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

18 customers mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was good value for money.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

21 owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality.

Customers Report Nice Design

Nine customers who reviewed it said that it was good looking and two people mentioned that the product was well designed.

Asus PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 23,903 owner and expert reviews (including 4,266 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five owners concluded that the product had good picture quality and five people wrote in their reviews that the Asus PB279 had good colour saturation.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people who bought the Asus PB279 considered that it was easy to assemble, three people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to use the menus and two people who bought it concluded that it was easy to setup. two people reckoned that the product was easy to use.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Nine customers concluded that this PC monitor was well made and three people reckoned that it was strong and durable.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £598.31 it is more expensive than 91% of flatpanel monitors.

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Features

Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB279 has a headphone out, which is unusual. 90% of PC screens do not have a headphone out.

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Four HDMI Ports

The Asus PB279 is a four HDMI port PC display.

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Has an AC Cables Included

The Asus PB279 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this flatpanel monitor. The cables included AC are also found on this Asus PC monitor.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB279 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of flatpanel monitors which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB279 features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of PC monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PB279 has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all PC screens the worst resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This flatpanel monitor has been on the market since September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The average 8 year running cost of the PB279 is £157 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 3840x2160, asus 9tqlza00, asus 9tqlzs00, asus pb279q27, acme pb279q, asus uhd4k

Barcodes:

00886227786930, 04053162744769, 04056572597314, 04716659764670, 04716659764687, 05054629739877

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