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Asus VE278H PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LED Oct 2014
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The big 27" 16:9 widescreen with Full HD quality (resolution: 1920x1080) delivers the best details of the high definition content to bring more pleasure while playing games or watching movies. Its... More
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8 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its PC Displays

On average Asus medium monitors have good reviews compared to other brands as do all PC monitors manufactured by Asus.

Recent Price Drop of £12.71

In the last 8 days the VE278 has dropped in price by £12.71.

LED Display

This PC screen has an LED display, which is typical of many PC screens of this spec and age.

We compared all the other PC screens that have an LED Display to this PC display and we think the Viewsonic VX2263[plb_2333349_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung S24D390[plb_2204895_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of similar spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago is 63cm, and the display diagonal (metric)s range from 28cm to 590cm. With a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VE278 has a quite big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other medium monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Asus VE278 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst PC displays of this age. The average display brightness of LCD screens that came out around the same time as the VE278 is 290 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m².

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This flatpanel monitor has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on PC displays of a similar type and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is typical of many LCD screens that are a comparable age to it.

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Has Three Cables Includeds

The number of cables included found on the Asus VE278 is more than most PC monitors of this type and age. This Asus flatpanel monitor has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included found on PC screens of a similar age and spec to the VE278. The cables includeds "DVI" and "VGA" are also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VE278 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that most of the other PC monitors of this age and type also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

There are a number of alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) which you might also want to consider including the iiyama XUB2390HS-B1[plb_2660491_price], or the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that came out more than two years ago, the Asus VE278 is not 3D.

If you want an LCD screen that is 3D then you might want to consider the AOC i2367[plb_1947779_price], or the HP LP2065[plb_1468281_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec to the VE278 do not have a built-in camera. The Asus VE278 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative LCD screens which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Asus VK228H[plb_1386924_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus VE278 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other comparable spec PC screens that were launched around the same time as the VE278 also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This LCD screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most commonly found HD type on PC monitors that came out around the same time as it.

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Heavy

LCD screens that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VE278 have weights of between 3g and 39kg. The Asus VE278 is one of the heavier PC screens that are a comparable age to the VE278 (6 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VE278

Running Costs Are Average

The VE278 has an average 5 year running cost of £51 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 993 comparable spec PC displays that have been available for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This PC display was released over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many PC screens of this type and age.

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Specification

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Viewing Angle, Vertical
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Display Brightness
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VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
TV Tuner Integrated
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Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
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VESA Mounting
Child Lock
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
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LED Indicators
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Expert Reviews

14 January 2013

Der Asus VE278H ist ein gelungener multimediatauglicher Allround-Monitor mit einem hellen und reaktionsschnellen Display. Der Leistungsaufnahme ist mit mittleren 29 Watt recht moderat. ...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 December 2013 by Tmbb
Tmbb would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

This monitor is great for the price. Sharp picture with a fast refresh rate. The only complaint is the menu buttons, which I see they redesigned on new model...

Reviewed 18 March 2014 by Cardking5150
Cardking5150 would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

The monitor is great.good value.the only draw back is the speakers suck they work but i suggest a headset...

Reviewed 6 October 2014 by Andy
Andy would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

I bought this to be a monitor for my MacBook pro. Picture quality is great! Speakers are as good as you could expect for built in. Solid construction. Dedicated buttons for volume/ brightness.... Read more…

Easy To Set Up
Vivid Colors
Lightweight
Sharp Image
Value
Speakers
Can't think of a thing
Speaker Sound Rather Dull
Poor Adjustability
Menu Buttons
Reviewed 23 March 2014 by Bucksr
Bucksr would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

No problem out of the box works and looks great the buttons could be designed better other than that no problem I do not use the speakers I have a good video card and the monitor works great with... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2014 by TimeFreedom
TimeFreedom would recommend the Asus VE278H (Verified Purchase)

I'm impressed withe the response time of this monitor and of course the quality. I play video games on this monitor and noticed the response is a lot faster than my previous monitor...

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.66
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Total running cost over 5 years £79.22
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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