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Asus PG278QR

£557.36
ua.gecid.com Gamer's Choice Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star
A multi award winning and 2 year old 2560 x 1440 PC monitor
27" 2560 X 1440 Pixels LED Yes Oct 2015
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Pay monthly - 48 months
Purchase price £699.99. APR 29.9%.
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£1,207.83 £25.16* Go to Store
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
Purchase price £598.96. APR 16.9%.
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£655.19 £54.60* Go to Store
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Purchase price £669.00. APR 19.9%.
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£893.82 £24.83* Go to Store
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Asus PG278Q Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Asus PG278Q number 894 across all PC monitors.
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365 Reviews + 24 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and great user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this PC screen to others. This PC monitor has received 24 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Techno-Labs.com plus five other sites and a "Gold" award from Elektroniktest.dk plus three other sites. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this LCD screen is slightly out of date, and newer PC displays with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
Customers report it is robust, design and good product quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
It is missing some features:
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £477 on Amazon UK 23 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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Asus PG278Q In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

24 Industry Awards

Experts in PC screens love this PC display and have given it 24 awards.

The authors at six expert review sites all thought that this LCD screen was excellent and gave it their highest award. This was from Techno-labs.com, Hwp.com.tr, 3dnews.ru, Hothardware.com, Tweaktown.com and Overclockersclub.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

This Asus PC display was given a "Gold" award by review sites Elektroniktest.dk, Xtremehardware.com, Hardware.info and Pcper.com all of whom decided that this Asus flatpanel monitor was marvellous.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from websites Vido.com.ua, Tek.no and Tftcentral.co.uk all of whom concluded that this PC screen was very good.

This PC display was given a "Platinum" award by both review sites Gamestar.de and Profesionalreview.com, both of which said that this Asus PC screen was excellent.

Two additional expert review sites thought that this flatpanel monitor was very good. This PC screen received an "Original Design" award from review website Ixbt.com and it received a "Performance" award from review site Overclock3d.net who concluded it functioned well.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

21 experts from sites including Digital Versus, techno-labs.com, tweaktown.com and tek.no have rated this flatpanel monitor on average 90 out of 100. This puts this PC screen in the top 10% of all the PC displays when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Asus LCD screen is 81% based on 344 owner reviews. 113 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Four people who reviewed it thought it was expensive and three customers who purchased the product agreed that it was not good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Robust

10 people mentioned in their reviews that this PC monitor was well made and three people mentioned in their reviews that the product was strong and durable.

Asus Has Very Good PC Display Reviews

Based on 23,266 expert and owner reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases), Asus has very good ratings for its LCD screens. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Six customers who bought the product thought it was good looking, three customers who bought it mentioned that it was well designed and three owners who bought the product agreed that it was smooth.

Users Report Great Product Quality

17 owners who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus and two people mentioned that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Two people who reviewed the product concluded that it had clear images and two customers who reviewed this PC monitor wrote that it had good colour saturation.

  • Great picture quality…
    Lee (Bhphotovideo.com) - February 2015
  • The only thing about this monitor is the vertical viewing angle is a bit limited…
  • + Resolution hits the sweet spot for image clarity and how easy it is to power…
    Haydn (Amazon) - January 2015
  • The contrast ratio is excellent…
    AcidX (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Someone sat next to you will see the exact same colours, especially if you angle the screen evenly…
    AcidX (Amazon) - June 2016
  • As for the image quality, though? VERY disappointing…
  • Everything on the swift was pin sharp and the colours were amazing, you do…
    Davey (Amazon) - November 2015
  • The viewing angle is not great…
    Lebo (Amazon) - February 2015
  • In terms of colour clarity everything looks great once you've calibrated it to your liking…
    Toby95 (Amazon) - April 2016

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £557.36 it is more expensive than 88% of PC screens.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus PG278Q and the United Kingdom price of £557.36 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $649.99 (£846.16).

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Features

Supports NVIDIA G-Sync

The Asus PG278Q supports NVIDIA G-Sync. 98% of LCD screens do not support NVIDIA G-Sync.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus PG278Q has a game mode, unlike 93% of LCD screens which do not have a game mode.

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2560 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus PG278Q has a maximum display resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. That's 78% larger resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels PC display, which is the most common resolution. Across all LCD screens the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The viewing angles, vertical of LCD screens range from 10° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°. The viewing angle, vertical of the Asus PG278Q of only 160° is fairly narrow compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the narrowest 23% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus PG278Q of only 1ms is very fast compared to most other PC displays. It is in the fastest 2% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms.

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Has AC, DisplayPort and 1 More Cables Included

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC displays, the Asus PG278Q does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released in October 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 90lm00u3b01370 2560x14401mshdmidpusb, 90lm00u3b01370 90lm00u3b01370, 90lm00u3b01370 pg278qr, asus 90lm00u0b01370, info 90lm00u3b01370, asus 90lm00u3b01370, info 90lm00u0b01370, info 2560x14401msh, asus 2560x1440, asus n182449w, asus cz0bza00, asus p247221p, asus cz0bzs00, asus 9lgbza00, asus 9lgbzs00, asus pg278qr, info pg278qr, asus 350cdm2, acer pg278q, acme pg278q, asus l3kww
Barcodes 00886227752454, 00886227752478, 04053162744752, 04056572597338, 04712900470994, 04716659752455, 04716659752462, 04716659917649, 05054629482612, 08862277524786

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