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Asus VB178D

75

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Asus VB178D

£82.17
Asus VB178D
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A very economical to run and affordable 17" PC monitor, with good features
17" 1280 X 1024 Pixels 50000000:1 No Jul 2015
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Asus VB178D Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Asus VB178D number 105 in small monitors.
89
Value for Money
Very Good
60
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£41 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

NEC LCD screens have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better LCD screens are available. View the latest PC displays 2018.
This PC monitor has running costs of £41 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 PC screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC monitors.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Smaller than average display diagonal
Only 1280 x 1024 pixels resolution

Asus VB178D In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Asus Has Very Good LCD Screen Reviews

Based on 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its PC displays. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Very Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £82.17 it is in the cheapest 6% of PC monitors.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the VB178D will cost £41 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 3,255 PC monitors.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VB178D in July 2015.

Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of flatpanel monitors is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25". The Asus VB178D's display diagonal of only 17" is very small compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the smallest 3% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 1024 Pixels Resolution

The Asus VB178D has a maximum display resolution of 1280 x 1024 pixels. That's 37% smaller display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all PC displays is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Average Response Time

The Asus VB178D's response time of 5ms is pretty standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is slower than 32% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all PC screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The Asus VB178D's vertical viewing angle of only 160° is narrower than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is narrower than 80% of all PC screens when ranked by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of PC screens range from 40° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 170°. The Asus VB178D's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 11% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most other PC screens, the Asus VB178D does not have a built-in speaker(s). 53% of flatpanel monitors do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus com2btfk63vhut, asus vb178d

Barcodes:

04716659649427

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