Asus PB287
Asus PB287
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Asus PB287 Gamer's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Trusted Reviews Recommended Test Winner
A classic 3840 x 2160 flatpanel monitor, but with poor features and high running costs
28" 3840 X 2160 Pixels 100000000:1 LED Apr 2014
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Asus PB287 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 3 years old, we have scored the Asus PB287 as follows for Summary.
49 Reviews
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£157 Over 8 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has very good user reviews with 97% of buyers recommending this PC monitor to others. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
This PC monitor is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
This Asus PC monitor has running costs of £157 over 8 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,772 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to.
Customers report good picture quality.
The PB287 is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

Asus PB287 In-Depth Analysis


Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PB287 owners rated this LCD screen 90%. 35 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this LCD screen the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 97% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Asus PC Screens Have Very Good Reviews

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

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two customers said in their reviews that the Asus PB287 had good picture quality.


Two HDMI Ports

Most PC screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus PB287 which has two HDMI ports.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PB287 has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC screens which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has an AC Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PB287 is more than most flatpanel monitors. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included AC are also found on this LCD screen.

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Features Picture-in-Picture Support

The Asus PB287 features Picture-in-Picture support, which is unusual. 95% of flatpanel monitors do not feature Picture-in-Picture support.

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Has a Headphone Out

The Asus PB287 has a headphone out. 90% of flatpanel monitors do not have a headphone out.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus PB287's viewing angle, horizontal of only 170° is quite narrow compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 15% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The average viewing angle, horizontal of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 17° and the widest being 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PB287 of only 160° is in the narrowest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. The viewing angles, vertical of flatpanel monitors range from 16° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The largest display resolution of the Asus PB287 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The worst resolution of all LCD screens is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2880 pixels.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus PB287 of only 1ms is in the fastest 3% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature. The response times of flatpanel monitors range from 1ms to 55ms, and the average response time is 5.7ms.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This PC monitor was released in April 2014.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The PB287 is in the most expensive 11% of all 2,772 PC screens that we have looked at for 8 year running costs. Based on fine energy prices, we estimate the 8 year running cost of the PB287 is £157.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

visipax 3840x2160, visipax prpb287q, visipax pb287q, asus 3840x2160, asus pb287qx, asus pb278q


00012304116929, 00014444456460, 00319647666454, 00779177252245, 00779177332534, 00779177337478, 00779184143369, 00801940118134, 00803982812254, 00809394268696, 00886227666454, 04053162935228, 04056572593859, 04058154124390, 04716659666448, 04716659666462, 05054531295980, 05711783444695, 07103121953989, 08862276664544