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Asus VC279
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Asus VC279 PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED May 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
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6 Reasons For

A Top Selling PC Display

The VC279 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus flatpanel monitors and also specifically for Asus medium monitors and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings.

LED Display

This PC monitor has an LED display, which is typical of many medium monitors that are a comparable age to it.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 284E5[plb_2083714_price].

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

Like most of the other PC screens of a comparable age and type to the VC279, the Asus VC279 has a built-in speaker(s).

Other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Asus VC279H[plb_3380737_price], or the Benq EW2750ZL[plb_2885077_price].

We compared this PC screen to all the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the LG 24MB37PM[plb_3053493_price] is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many PC displays of this age and spec.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Asus VC279 is more than most medium monitors that came out more than a year ago. This Asus PC display has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of this spec and age. The cables included "DVI" is also found on this PC screen.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VC279 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VC279 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other PC monitors which also have a built-in camera to this PC monitor and we think the Viewsonic VG2437[plb_2780335_price]; or the HP EliteDisplay E221c[plb_2895033_price], or the Philips 221S6QYKMB/00[plb_3015788_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Asus VC279 is not 3D. Most of the other LCD screens of this age and type are also not 3D.

PC displays which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 24MP47[plb_2768374_price].

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus VC279 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other PC screens of a similar spec and age to the VC279 also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This flatpanel monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC screens of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VC279

Running Costs Are OK

This PC screen is rated A for energy efficiency. The VC279 is typical compared to the other 486 PC displays that were launched more than a year ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VC279 is £47.

Released Over a Year Ago

This flatpanel monitor was released over a year ago.


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Electricity cost when switched on £74.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £74.61
Running costs for this PC monitor have been estimated based on other similar PC monitors. If you know how much electricity and water the Asus VC279uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 250cdm2, asus 80m1, asus vc279, code vc279, asus vc279h, pumps vc279, code vc279h, pumps vc279h, asus vc279hw, asus 250cdm2, asus asuvc279, pumps vc279hw, asus 1920x1080, asus asuvc279h, asus 90lm01d0b01670, asus 90lm01d2b01670, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279, asrockasusantecarcticb vc279h
Barcodes 00889349017678, 00889349173251, 04053162840287, 04712900017670, 04712900173253, 05057103054619

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