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Asus VG278HV PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 50000000:1 LCD Oct 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date £80.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Has an ECO mode
Does not have a built-in USB hub
10 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This flatpanel monitor received a rating of 95 out of 100 from PC monitor expert review site Chip.de. If all the similar spec PC monitors that have been around for more than a year are ranked by average expert review score then this Asus PC screen is in the top 5%.

Good Owner Reviews

VG278HV owners on average rated this PC monitor 88 out of 100. 6 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC monitor the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

We checked 17,105 owner and expert reviews (including 2,837 verified purchases) for Asus flatpanel monitors and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors. 96% of those that bought a Asus flatpanel monitor would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Technical Details

Has an ECO Mode

The Asus VG278HV has an ECO mode, as do most of the other medium monitors that are a comparable age to this PC screen.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VG278HV has a game mode. Most of the other medium monitors that were launched around the same time as this PC screen also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The VG278HV does not have a built-in USB hub. Most of the other similar spec PC monitors that are a comparable age to this LCD screen also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The average 8 year running cost of the VG278HV is £81 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 648 PC screens of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

This PC display has been on the market since October 2015.


Multimedia

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VG278HV has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that came out around the same time as this PC screen.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other PC screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available including because of their better review scores, the AOC Q3277PQU (£324.99), or the Asus MG248Q (£247.34).

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Display

Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Has an HDCP

The VG278HV has an HDCP, as do most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

At only 160 degrees, the VG278HV has a fairly narrow viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other LCD screens of a similar type and age to this LCD screen. The average viewing angle, vertical of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to this LCD screen is 170°.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The Asus VG278HV has a fairly narrow viewing angle, horizontal (only 170 degrees) compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as this flatpanel monitor. The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium monitors that were released around the same time as this LCD screen is 80° and the widest is 180°.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 1 millisecond, the Asus VG278HV has one of the faster response times amongst similar spec PC screens of this age. The response times of similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been around for around the same time as this PC display range from 1ms to 25ms.

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Price

Expensive

We think this Asus flatpanel monitor looks expensive compared to other flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age. We checked 483 flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age and they range in price from £50 to £3,769.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00889349139721, 00889349332054, 04053162981492, 04712900139723

Asus VG278HV Review Sources

To prepare this Asus VG278HV 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 691,708 product attributes, 78,213 PC monitor reviews and 8,104,600 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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