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Asus PG348Q PC Monitor

£962.44
34" 3440 X 1440 LED Curved Jan 2016
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Display Screen Shape Release Date
Twenty-four industry awards
A top selling PC screen
Not good value for money
85 Reviews + 24 Awards
hispazone.com Best for Games tomshardware.co.uk Editor Recommended allround-pc.com Recommended Product hardwareluxx.de Excellent Hardware
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Reviews

Twenty-Four Industry Awards

This Asus PC monitor has received twenty-four awards from expert review sites.

The writers at eight expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this PC display. HEXUS.net, Pcauthority.com.au, Guru3d.com, Noticias3d.com, Itc.ua, Tek.no and Chiphell.com all gave this Asus PC screen a "Recommended" award and Allround-pc.com gave it a "Recommended Product" award.

The authors at three more expert review sites all thought that this flatpanel monitor was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This Asus LCD screen received a "Platinum" award from Profesionalreview.com, Gamestar.de and Tecnogeekies.com.

Websites Hardwareluxx.de and Hardwareluxx.ru both strongly endorse this LCD screen and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This Asus PC screen received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review sites Tomshardware.co.uk and Greentechreviews.ru, both of which concluded that this LCD screen was excellent.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, PC Mag, pcauthority.com.au and M3.idg.se this PC display has an overall expert rating of 89%. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 17% of all the LCD screens of this age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Average Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this PC display rated it as 79%.

Asus Has Good PC Screen Reviews

We checked 17,144 user and expert reviews (including 2,848 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Price

Not Good Value for Money

Five people said in their reviews that the product was not good value for money. Bestbuy.com said “Opportunity Cost” and gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5. Expert website Thetechrevolutionist.com said “Howeversuch a premium product do not come cheap” in their review of this PC monitor. Zero gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Remember the price! My biggest problem is the backlight bleed”.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was not expensive. Tbreak.ae wrote “Expensive as hell”. Edward M. mentioned in his review of this PC monitor on Amazon “Fantastic, picture, framerate, everthing top notch pricey” although he still gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Pricey

Flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type range in price from £50 to £3,769. We think that this PC display looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type.


Other

A Top Selling PC Screen

Across all LCD screens, the PG348Q is one the most popular products currently available according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the PG348Q in April 2017.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Two owners who purchased the product wrote that it had good technical guidance. Zulu wrote “It started great until HP Help Assistant didn`t recommend to do some updates of the BIOS” in their Asus PG348Q review. Pb wrote on Amazon “The stand which comprises of few parts easily put together, instruction manuals, sticker, CD, power brick, USB 3.0 extension cable, HDMI cable” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.


Performance

Supports NVIDIA G-SYNC

The Asus PG348Q supports NVIDIA G-SYNC. Most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to this flatpanel monitor do not support NVIDIA G-SYNC.

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Technical Details

Has a Game Mode

The Asus PG348Q has a game mode. Most of the other PC screens of this age and type also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Built-In USB Hub

The Asus PG348Q has a built-in USB hub, unlike most of the other medium monitors that came out around the same time as this PC display which do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most similar spec PC monitors that came out more than a year ago have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Asus PG348Q which has one HDMI port.

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Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus PG348Q has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor.

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Design

Solid Build

Seven owners who purchased the product wrote that it was well made. Camera Labs said in their review of this PC monitor “Solid build” . D wrote “Overall this is solid looking and feeling monitor” in their review of this PC monitor. Kindle Customer said on Amazon “Well made too with a solid metal stand” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One owner concluded that the Asus PG348Q was strong and durable. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “On the table the monitor is very sturdy on it's rubber feet” in their review of this PC monitor.

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Great Image Quality

Thirteen people considered that it was good quality. Camera Labs mentioned “Immaculate image quality” . Kitguru.net said “Great picture quality”. Tbreak.ae wrote in their review of the Asus PG348Q “Incredible image quality right out of the box”.

Gorgeous Aesthetics

Nine people who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Hexus.net wrote “Gorgeous aesthetics”. Camera Labs said “Unique styling with LED effect” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert website Kitguru.net mentioned “Asus has recently adopted an interesting approach to the appearance of some of its products” in their review of this PC monitor.

Eight people who reviewed the Asus PG348Q agreed that it was well designed. Camera Labs wrote in their review of this PC monitor “Very bright design”. Last year Kitguru.net wrote “Very funky, futuristic design and appearance” in their review of this PC monitor and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. In the same month Tbreak.ae mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Sophisticated and sleek design”.

Two owners who reviewed this PC monitor concluded that it was neat. D mentioned on Amazon “Build quality overall is very good, there are a couple or area's that feel a little cheap like the pull away cable tidy panels on the base” and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. Pb said in their review of this PC monitor “A stunning and smooth panel for the enthusiasts” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Gamer-Friendly Settings

Four owners who reviewed the Asus PG348Q thought it was easy to use the menus. Camera Labs said “Nvidia GSync i odwieanie 100 Hz, ultrapanoramiczny ekran wietnie sprawdza si w grach, dobra jako obrazu, pikna stylistyka i doskonaa jako wykonania, bogata ergonomia, bardzo wygodna obsuga menu OSD” in their review of this PC monitor. Pc Mag said in their review of this PC monitor “Gamer-friendly settings”. Last year Bradley rated it a maximum of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this PC monitor “Navigating the menu is easy especially with the little joy stick”.

Three people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned “One thing I noticed straight away was how easy it was to use the joystick to navigate”. Gary B. wrote in April last year “The on screen interface is simple and easy to use with lots of features” in his review of this PC monitor.

One customer who purchased this PC monitor reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Gary B. scored it 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote in April last year “The quality is outstanding and it all worked straight out the box, very easy to assemble”.

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Display

3440 X 1440 Pixels Display Resolution

The most display resolution of the Asus PG348Q is 3440 x 1440 pixels. That's over two times the display resolution of the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all medium monitors that are a similar age to this PC display the best display resolution is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

Across all the PC displays that are a comparable age to this PC monitor the viewing angles, vertical range from 50° to 180°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the Asus PG348Q has one of the wider viewing angles, vertical amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus PG348Q has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC displays of this type and age.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus PG348Q has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other medium monitors that have been around for more than a year.

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Packaging Content

Only Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus PG348Q is more than most PC monitors that were launched more than a year ago. The most commonly found cables included is AC, but this cables included is not found on this PC display. The cables included DisplayPort, HDMI and USB are also found on this LCD screen.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info wrote in their review of this PC monitor “A resolution of 3440x1440 pixels and a curved AH-IPS panel with a maximum refresh rate of 100 Hz, support for G-sync and a hefty.” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Alradin Rashaghal mentioned on Amazon “The slim bezel and the back cover” in their Asus PG348Q review and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

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Great Image Quality

Ten owners said that the Asus PG348Q had good picture quality. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this PC monitor “Angles de vision ouverts”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae mentioned in their review of this PC monitor last year “The display is phenomenal all-round, from its image quality, to design, to build quality” . Expert review site Kitguru.net rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned in April last year “The picture quality is as good as any general purpose IPS display, G-Sync works very well at 100Hz”.

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good refresh rate. Justinl rated it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Working with a UW34Inch screen with a high refresh rate is a joy far more productive for me that using 2 screens”.

One person said that this PC monitor had good colour saturation. Gary B. wrote last year “Its very immersive and the colours are great” in his review of this PC monitor.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889349240816, 04058154081860, 04712900164534

Asus PG348Q Review Sources

To prepare this Asus PG348Q review we compared this PC monitor to 3,037 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 687,538 product attributes, 78,627 PC monitor reviews and 7,443,100 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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