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Asus PG278Q

£539.99
Asus PG278Q
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A fully featured and multi award winning 27" flatpanel monitor, with an Editor's Choice award from 10 expert review websites and 29 further awards from other expert sites
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels Yes 1ms Oct 2015
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Asus PG278Q Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Asus PG278Q number 15 in 3D monitors.
94
Reviews
707 Reviews + 39 Awards
56
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this LCD screen to others. This PC monitor has received 39 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus nine other sites and a "Recommended" award from Nordichardware.se plus seven other sites. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer flatpanel monitors 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 PG278Q has running costs of £100 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 3,255 PC monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving flatpanel monitors.
Customers report excellent design, that it is easy to use and it is robust.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
Very fast response time
Supports NVIDIA G-Sync
Forged for gaming perfection: the world's first WQHD G-SYNC monitor with rapid 144hz refresh rate and 1ms response time - crisp 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 visuals combined with fast 144hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, made smooth by NVIDIAG-SYNC technology
Exclusive gameplus onscreen timer/crosshair, 60-120-144hz refresh rate turbo key and intuitive 5-way OSD navigation joystick

Asus PG278Q Video Reviews

Asus PG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

39 Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most awarded by experts of all the flatpanel monitors.

This PC screen was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites PC Mag, Techgage.com, Techno-Labs.com, Hwp.com.tr, 3dnews.ru, Hothardware.com, Tweaktown.com, Overclockersclub.com, Greentechreviews.ru and Technolabs.net all of whom decided that this PC display was brilliant.

The editors of eight other expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this PC display. Nordichardware.se, Itwriter.ru, Legitreviews.com, Vido.com.ua and Tek.no all gave this Asus PC screen a "Recommended" award, Allround-pc.com and Digitaltrends.com both gave it a "Recommended Product" award and Tftcentral.co.uk gave it an "Approved" award.

The writers at review websites Elektroniktest.dk, Teknokulis.com, Bjorn3d.com, Pcgameware.co.uk, Xtremehardware.com, Hardware.info and Pcper.com all thought that this LCD screen was marvellous and gave it their "Gold" award.

This PC screen received a "Performance Award" from both review websites Hwa.com.tr and Overclock3d.net, both of which decided that this flatpanel monitor performed well.

This Asus PC screen was given a "Platinum" award by both websites Gamestar.de and Profesionalreview.com, both of which concluded that this Asus LCD screen was fantastic.

Excellent Expert Reviews

40 experts from sites including Digital Versus, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and computertotaal.nl have rated this PC display on average 90%. This means that PC screen experts think this PC screen is one of the very best flatpanel monitors.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 667 owner reviews this PC screen has an average owner rating of 82%. 290 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Nice Design

14 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking, 10 owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was smooth and six customers who bought it concluded that it was well designed. three owners who reviewed it considered that it was neat.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

13 customers thought it was easy to use and four people wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report That it is Robust

14 owners who reviewed it thought it was well made and three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was strong and durable.

Asus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

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

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Two people wrote in their reviews that the Asus PG278Q had good features.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor agreed that it was thin.

Users Report Great Product Quality

24 owners concluded that this PC monitor was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality, two people who reviewed this PC monitor reckoned that it had clear images and two owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good colour saturation.

  • Great picture quality…
    Lee (Bhphotovideo.com) - February 2015
  • + Resolution hits the sweet spot for image clarity and how easy it is to power…
    Haydn (Amazon) - January 2015
  • The only thing about this monitor is the vertical viewing angle is a bit limited…
  • The turbo button did not actively change the refresh rate with the generic Windows 7 monitor driver…
  • The higher refresh rate is also noticeable on the Windows desktop (no mouse blurring…
    Robert O. (Newegg.com) - November 2014
  • In terms of colour clarity everything looks great once you've calibrated it to your liking…
    Toby95 (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Someone sat next to you will see the exact same colours, especially if you angle the screen evenly…
    AcidX (Amazon) - June 2016
  • The contrast ratio is excellent…
    AcidX (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Everything on the swift was pin sharp and the colours were amazing, you do…
    Davey (Amazon) - November 2015
  • It became a very intense flickering that was unusable…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

19 people wrote in their reviews that the Asus PG278Q was good value for money, however 15 customers said that the product was not reasonably priced. and 10 people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was not good value for money. five customers who purchased it thought it was expensive.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £539.99 it is in the most expensive 12% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus PG278Q and the United Kingdom price of £539.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $699.00 (£969.44).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the PG278Q will cost £100 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 3,255 flatpanel monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released in October 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus PG278Q of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the biggest 20% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of flatpanel monitors range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Resolution

The Asus PG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than 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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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus PG278Q of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 6% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature. Flatpanel monitors have response times of between 1ms and 55ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PG278Q does not have a built-in speaker(s), although this is within the context that 53% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

Across all the flatpanel monitors the vertical viewing angles range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°. The Asus PG278Q's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the narrowest 23% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the Asus PG278Q of only 170° is narrower than 87% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of flatpanel monitors is 40°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Asus PG278Q's contrast ratio (typical) of 1,000 is fairly average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the highest 53% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Asus PG278Q supports NVIDIA G-Sync, unlike 98% of PC displays which do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus PG278Q has a game mode. 92% of flatpanel monitors do not have a game mode.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

The Asus PG278Q has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors. This flatpanel monitor has a USB cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC displays. The cables included "AC" and "DisplayPort" are also found on this PC screen.

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3D

The Asus PG278Q is 3D, unlike 98% of flatpanel monitors which are not 3D.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 90lm00u0b01370, info 90lm00u0b01370, info 2560x14401, asus 9lgbza00, asus 9lgbzs00, asus pg278qr, info pg278q, acme pg278q

Barcodes:

00601577720607, 00801947290345, 00804067300338, 00804904103825, 00808112938972, 00809394588831, 00886227752454, 00886227752478, 00889349470992, 04053162744752, 04056572597338, 04712900470994, 04716659752455, 04716659752462, 04716659752479, 04716659917649, 05054629482612, 05754117752455, 08862277524786

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