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Asus VG236

Digital Versus 5 Star overclock3d.net Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended HEXUS.net Recommended
A multi award winning but 4 year old 23" 1920 x 1080 pixels PC monitor with a gold award from one expert review website
23" 1,920 Pixels 100,000 Yes Oct 2013
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Asus VG236 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Asus VG236 as follows for Summary.
84
Reviews
24 Reviews + 10 Awards
49
Features
Average Features
38
Age
3 Years Old
23
Running Costs
£165 Over 5 Years
44
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 81%, based on 24 reviews. This PC monitor has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from HEXUS.net plus three other sites and a "Gold" from Turkchip.com. Benq PC monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer LCD screens with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest PC screens 2017.
The VG236 has running costs of £165 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 2,918 PC screens that we have compared it to.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Very fast response time
Has AC and DVI
Does not have a built-in speaker(s)
Fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical

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Asus VG236 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

10 Industry Awards

This PC display is one of the most awarded by experts in LCD screens of all the PC monitors.

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from review websites HEXUS.net, Flatpanels.dk, Overclock3d.net and Hothardware.com all of whom decided that this LCD screen was very good.

Furthermore, this PC display received a "Gold" award from website Turkchip.com who concluded it was exceptional and the expert at review website Flatpanelshd.com gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement.

The authors at three more expert review sites all thought that this PC screen was very good. Noticias3d.com gave this PC display a "Good Choice" award, it received a "Best for Games" award from Hispazone.com and Digital Versus gave it a "5 Star" award.

The expert at one more expert review site decided that this LCD screen was very good. This was from Les Numeriques.com who gave it an "5 Star".

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 24 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this LCD screen has an overall expert rating of 81 out of 100.

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Asus Has Very Good PC Screen Reviews

We checked 23,234 expert and user reviews (including 4,240 verified purchases) for Asus PC monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings compared to other brands. 96% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VG236 of 23" is relatively standard compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the biggest 37% of all LCD screens when ordered by this feature.

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Average Display Resolution

The Asus VG236's display resolution of 2,070,000 pixels is fairly average compared to most other PC screens. It is in the largest 52% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response time of the Asus VG236 of only 2ms is fairly fast compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the fastest 10% of all LCD screens when ranked by this feature. The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.6ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 44ms.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VG236 does not have a built-in speaker(s), although keep in mind that 52% of PC monitors also do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Fairly Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Asus VG236's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 13% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature. The average viewing angle, vertical of all LCD screens is 160°, with the narrowest being 16° and the widest being 180°.

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Average Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus VG236's viewing angle, horizontal of 170° is relatively average compared to most other PC displays. It is in the widest 39% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature.

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Has AC and DVI

The Asus VG236 has a greater number of cables included than most PC displays. The most frequently found cables included is USB, but this cables included is not found on this LCD screen. The cables included DVI and AC are also found on this PC screen.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

The Asus VG236's contrast ratio (dynamic) of only 100,000 is fairly low compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the lowest 16% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The Asus VG236 is 3D, unlike 98% of PC screens which are not 3D.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LCD screen was released in October 2013.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the VG236 is £165 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 2,918 PC screens.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

asus 1920x1080, asus vg236h

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