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Asus VG236H PC Monitor

Digital Versus 5 Star hothardware.com Recommended overclock3d.net Recommended flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended HEXUS.net Recommended
23" 1920 X 1080 100000:1 LCD Oct 2013
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Get into 3D Action with NVIDIA 3D Vision Enter an immersive 3-dimensional Full HD 1080p world of games and movies with the VG236H. Through the use of market-leading 3D technology and active... More
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Asus VG236 120Hz Monitor with Nvidia 3D vision. Review
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9 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

This PC screen is one of the most highly awarded of all the PC monitors of this type and age.

The writers at HEXUS.net, Hothardware.com, Overclock3d.net and Flatpanels.dk all decided that concluded that they would endorse this Asus PC screen and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites endorsed this PC screen. The editor of Flatpanelshd.com gave this LCD screen a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and the reviewer at Turkchip.com thought that it was fantastic and gave it a "Gold" award.

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

The editor of one other expert review site said that this PC screen was good. Les Numeriques.com gave this Asus PC display a "5 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Twenty-three experts from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this medium monitor on average 81%.

Asus PC Displays Have Good Reviews

Based on 10,776 expert and user reviews, Asus has good reviews for its PC displays. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium monitors compared to other brands.

Nice Design

A few Asus VG236 reviewers who purchased the Asus VG236 concluded that it was ergonomic. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Asus VG236 on expert review site CNET.com “The monitor includes a host of ergonomic adjustment options as well as HDMI”. Flatpanelshd.com wrote “Asus has also incorporated some nice ergonomic features in VG236H” in their review of the Asus VG236.

Good Technical Features

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good features.

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are a similar age to the VG236 range from 25 cd/m² to 1,700 cd/m². When compared to other LCD screens of this age and type that we have checked, the Asus VG236's display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This PC display has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on medium monitors that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has Two Cables Includeds

The Asus VG236 has a greater number of cables included than most flatpanel monitors of a comparable type and age to it. This PC screen has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included found on PC screens of this age and spec. The cables included "DVI" is also found on this flatpanel monitor.

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Quite Fast Response Time

When compared to other PC displays of this spec and age that we have checked, the response time of the Asus VG236 of only 2 milliseconds is one of the fastest. Across all the medium monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VG236 the response times range from 1ms to 69ms.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few Asus VG236 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it was not cheap. Expert website Techworld.com wrote “Although the Asus is expensive for a 23in LCD monitor with a TN panel” in their Asus VG236 review. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review “It’s very expensive and not compatible with the key standard for 3D imaging – HDMI 1.4a”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this PC monitor was not good value for money. Atomicmpc.com.au wrote six years ago “Too pricey.” in their review of the Asus VG236 but in spite of that they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Benchmarkreviews.com said in their Asus VG236 review “The price of 3D-capable monitors isn't affordable for budget buyers, just like LCD monitors weren't value priced when they began showin”.

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Difficult to Use

One Asus VG236 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have a good experience. Expert website Pcauthority.com.au said “Trying to find one of the handful of 120Hz LCD screens on the market is often a frustrating experience” however despite that they gave the product a rating of 67 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

Most PC screens of a comparable spec and age to the VG236 do not have a built-in speaker(s). The Asus VG236 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in speaker(s).

It is worth also looking at alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker(s) including the Eizo Foris FS2434[plb_2367743_price]; or the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VG236 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other flatpanel monitors of a comparable age and type to the VG236 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The Asus VG236 does not have a card reader integrated. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a card reader integrated.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Full HD HD type, which is typical of many PC displays that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 170 degrees, the Asus VG236 has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other PC screens of this type and age. Medium monitors that were released more than two years ago have viewing angle, horizontals of between -5° and 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The Asus VG236 is a one HDMI ports quantity PC screen.

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Heavy

The Asus VG236 is one of the heavier medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the VG236 (7 kilograms) amongst medium monitors of this age. The lightest PC monitor of a similar spec and age to the VG236 is 3g weight, the heaviest is 39kg, and the average weight is 4.9kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VG236

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the VG236 over three years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

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LCD Display

The Asus VG236 has a better display type than most medium monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This LCD screen has an LCD display, whereas most comparable spec PC displays that were released more than two years ago have an LED display.

We compared all the other PC displays that have an LCD Display to this PC screen and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL U2410[plb_1448035_price], and the Benq BL3200[plb_2590821_price] is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a PC display with a better display type then you might want to consider the iiyama GB2773HS[plb_2014648_price] (LED and cheaper), or the DELL P2715Q[plb_2678778_price] (LED and cheaper) or the Viewsonic VP2770[plb_1427446_price] (LED and higher rated).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
HD Type
HDCP
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
Built-In Camera
TV Tuner Integrated
Design
Colour of Product
Performance
NVIDIA 3D Vision
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Ergonomics
Height Adjustment
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included

10 Awards

hispazone.com Best for Games Digital Versus 5 Star turkchip.com Gold Les Numeriques.com 5 Star hothardware.com Recommended overclock3d.net Recommended flatpanels.dk Top Recommendation flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended HEXUS.net Recommended noticias3d.com Good Choice

Expert Reviews

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21 September 2011

3D content has been in vogue in the past couple of years, with nearly every major cinematic release requiring you to don a pair of awkward, active-shutter 3D glasses. Last year saw the major... Read more…

14 January 2011

Too pricey, but otherwise perfect...

14 January 2011

Sometimes it seems monitor manufacturers are so obsessed with high volume, low cost business that the really cool tech gets neglected. Trying to find one of the handful of 120Hz LCD screens on the... Read more…

22 November 2010

We enjoyed 3D gaming on this monitor, but it?s very expensive and not compatible with the key standard for 3D imaging ? HDMI 1.4a...

12 November 2010

HEXUS.net

3DASUS has bought into NVIDIA's 3D Vision ecosystem with the release of two 23in monitors. Known as the VG236H for the package which includes NVIDIA's 3D Vision kit and VG236HE for the standalone... Read more…

25 October 2010

Real 3D has finally come to the PC with the ASUS VG236H that supports 120Hz for flawless 3D and more particularly a refresh rate that is on par to CRT monitors. Yes my friends, a new breed of... Read more…

24 October 2010

Although the Asus is expensive for a 23in LCD monitor with a TN panel, the cost may be more than worth it should you have the necessary 3D kit as well. The reflective glass screen is annoying, but...

20 October 2010

Although the Asus is expensive for a 23in LCD monitor with a TN panel, the cost may be more than worth it should you have the necessary 3D kit as well. The reflective glass screen is annoying, but...

18 October 2010

The Asus VG236 LCD monitor is a stand-out product thanks to its high level of quality and 3D capabilities. It retails for R5 999 and is available from Asus on 011-783-5450.Tags: Asus | LCD monitor...

18 October 2010

My main thought is that 3D Surround isn't quite a mature technology yet. First and foremost, there were a few hiccups here and there with 3D Vision. Second, many games tested could not span on all...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vg236, asus vg236h

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