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Asus PG248Q PC Monitor

£399.99
24" 1920 X 1080 561.6mm Jul 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution 3D Width Release Date £166.65 Electricity cost over 5 years
Eleven industry awards
Top seller
High price point
42 Reviews + 11 Awards
kitguru.net Worth Buying tomshardware.com Editor Recommended tomshardware.co.uk Editor Recommended chip.com.my Outstanding
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Reviews

Eleven Industry Awards

Experts love this PC display and have given it eleven awards.

This PC monitor received a "Gold" award from websites Profesionalreview.com, Vortez.net and Gamestar.de all of whom decided that this PC screen was fantastic.

This LCD screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from websites Tomshardware.co.uk, Tomshardware.com and Tomshw.it all of whom wrote that this medium monitor was exceptional.

The expert at one more expert review site thought that this PC screen was pioneering. Allround-pc.com gave this LCD screen an "Innovation Award".

Three more expert review sites all thought that this flatpanel monitor was good. Kitguru.net gave this Asus PC display a "Worth Buying" award, Prad.de gave it a "Good" award and Chip.com.my gave it an "Outstanding" award.

Ua.gecid.com gave this Asus flatpanel monitor a "The Choice of Gamers" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Techradar, PC Welt.de, Les Numeriques.com and notebookcheck.com the average expert rating of this PC display is 82 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 17,105 owner and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases) for Asus PC monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Top Seller

The PG248Q is a popular choice of LCD screen.

Released Ten Months Ago

This Asus PC screen has been on the market since July 2016.


Price

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High Price Point

Two people who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was not good value for money. Tbreak.ae said in their review of this PC monitor “High price point” but even so they scored it 4 stars out of 5. Expert website Chip.com.my mentioned “This model is fairly new so price isn't available yet.”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Kitguru.net mentioned last year “Very expensive” but they scored it 80 out of 100. Website Tomsguide.com said “Expensive for 1080” although they gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Very Expensive

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was expensive. Kitguru.net mentioned last year “Very expensive” but they scored it 80 out of 100. Website Tomsguide.com said “Expensive for 1080” although they gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

Expensive

We think this PC display looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors that were launched in the last 12 months. The cheapeast medium monitor that has been around for the last year that we found costs £59 and the most expensive costs £2,399.


Performance

Supports NVIDIA G-SYNC

The Asus PG248Q supports NVIDIA G-SYNC. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Multimedia

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PG248Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this LCD screen.

It is worth considering alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Philips BDM3270QP2 (£398.30), the Acer XB241YU (£392.97), or the Viewsonic VG2765 (£386.43).

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Design

Robust

Two people who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made.

Image Quality

Five customers thought it was good quality. Website Tomshardware.co.uk said “Superior motion quality”. Website Chip.com.my wrote last year “Image quality” in their review of this PC monitor. In April last year Techradar mentioned “Extremely well, designed” in their review of this PC monitor and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Energy

Running Costs Are High

The average 8 year running cost of the PG248Q is £167 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 6% of all 414 medium monitors that were launched in the last 12 months.


Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens that came out in the last 12 months.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the Asus PG248Q has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to this PC display. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of new similar spec flatpanel monitors is 50° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Recently released medium monitors have viewing angles, horizontal of between 65° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus PG248Q has a quite narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a similar time to this PC display.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 1 millisecond, the Asus PG248Q has a very fast response time compared to most of the other new medium monitors. Across all the newly released medium monitors the response times range from 1ms to 22ms, and the average response time is 5.3ms.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889349388945, 04058154113042, 04712900388947

Asus PG248Q Review Sources

To prepare this Asus PG248Q 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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.

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