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Asus VG236H PC Monitor

23" 1920 X 1080 100000:1 LCD Oct 2013
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
Ten industry awards
Nice design
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
41 Reviews + 10 Awards
Digital Versus 5 Star Recommended Highly Recommended Recommended
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Ten Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most highly awarded of all the LCD screens of a comparable age and spec.

This flatpanel monitor was given a "Recommended" award by websites,, and all of whom thought that this PC display was good.

Another two expert review sites both liked this medium monitor. The writer at website gave this PC screen a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold" award from website

The authors at three additional expert review sites all wrote that this Asus LCD screen was good. This PC display received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, gave it a "Good Choice" award and gave it a "Best for Games" award.

This LCD screen received a "5 Star" award from Les

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-three expert reviews from sites including, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this LCD screen is 81%.

Asus PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 17,105 user and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases), Asus has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium monitors range. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC display would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it concluded that it was ergonomic. Expert review site wrote seven years ago “Asus has also incorporated some nice ergonomic features in VG236H” in their review of this PC monitor. Expert website mentioned “The monitor includes a host of ergonomic adjustment options as well as HDMI” however they rated the product 3 stars out of 5.


Released Over Three Years Ago

It was October 2013 when this LCD screen was released.


Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VG236 does not have a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

We compared all the other LCD screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) to this PC display and we think the iiyama GB2773HS (£348.39), or the Eizo FlexScan EV2436WFS (£338.99); or the Viewsonic VX2475SMHL-4K (£349) are also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on PC monitors that are a similar age to it.

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Has an HDCP

The Asus VG236 has an HDCP, as do most of the other PC monitors of a similar type and age to this LCD screen.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the Asus VG236 has a quite narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for a comparable time to this PC screen. The narrowest viewing angle, vertical of comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC display is 10°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to this PC screen the response times range from 1ms to 40ms, and the average response time is 6.1ms. With a response time of only 2 milliseconds, the Asus VG236 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other LCD screens of this age and type.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The Asus VG236 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other PC monitors of a similar spec and age to this flatpanel monitor also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has Two Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VG236 is more than most comparable spec LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. This LCD screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on LCD screens of a comparable type and age to this LCD screen. The cables included "DVI" is also found on this PC display.

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Not Cheap

We think this Asus PC display looks expensive compared to other PC screens of a similar spec and age. The cheapeast flatpanel monitor of a similar age and spec that we found costs £49 and the most expensive costs £9,999.

Reasonably Priced

Two people reckoned that it was good value for money. Seven years ago expert website wrote “As the previous screens were dull, cheap TN panels that’s not actually saying much” but they only rated the product 60 out of 100. Expert review site mentioned “Sometimes it seems monitor manufacturers are so obsessed with high volume, low cost business that the really cool tech gets neglected”.

Two owners who purchased it agreed that it was expensive. Expert review site said “Although the Asus is expensive for a 23in LCD monitor with a TN panel”. Seven years ago mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “It’s very expensive and not compatible with the key standard for 3D imaging – HDMI 1.4a” in their Asus VG236 review yet they only rated it 2 stars out of 5.

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Ports & Interfaces

Only One HDMI Port

The Asus VG236 is a one HDMI port flatpanel monitor.

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Asus VG236 Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VG236 review we compared this PC monitor to 3,052 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 692,351 product attributes, 78,668 PC monitor reviews and 7,521,600 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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