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Asus VG278HV

£302.41
£231.08 £71.33 cheaper than 39 days ago
madboxpc.com Recommended
An award winning and 2 year old 1920 x 1080 PC display
27" 1920 X 1080 Pixels 50000000:1 LCD Oct 2015
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Asus VG278HV Review

With excellent reviews but at nearly 2 years old, we have ranked the Asus VG278HV number 750 across all PC monitors.
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14 Reviews + 1 Award
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Poor
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Missing Some Features
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1 Year Old
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£81 Over 8 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

It has great expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 14 reviews. This PC monitor has received a "Recommended" award from Madboxpc.com. NEC flatpanel monitors also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this PC monitor is slightly out of date, and newer LCD screens with more up to date technology are available. View the latest flatpanel monitors 2017.
It has running costs of £81 over 8 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 2,768 PC screens that we have compared it to.
This Asus PC monitor is missing some features:
Does not have a built-in USB hub
Not Energy Star certified
Only one HDMI port
Quite narrow viewing angle, vertical

Should You Buy it Now?

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There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Asus VG278HV In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of website Madboxpc.com endorse this PC monitor and have given it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site gamerchileno.net scored this Asus PC screen 89%. The flatpanel monitor expert review sites think this Asus flatpanel monitor is one of the better PC monitors.

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Average User Reviews

On average, based on 13 user reviews the average user rating of this PC display is 78 out of 100. Over 72% of reviewers gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 23,266 expert and owner reviews (including 4,205 verified purchases), Asus has very good reviews for its PC displays. 96% of those that bought a Asus LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and is under 2 years old but has mediocre features, and at £231.08 it is more expensive than 72% of PC screens.

Price Has Gone Down by £71 (24%)

The price has dropped from £302.41 to £231.08 in the last 39 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VG278HV and the United Kingdom price of £231.08 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $260.00 (£337.87).

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Features

Has an ECO Mode

The VG278HV has an ECO mode. 94% of flatpanel monitors do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The Asus VG278HV has a game mode, unlike 93% of PC monitors which do not have a game mode.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

The VG278HV does not have a built-in USB hub, although keep in mind that 85% of flatpanel monitors also do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Not Energy Star Certified

The VG278HV is not Energy Star certified. 64% of LCD screens do are Energy Star certified.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on PC displays.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VG278HV has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 53% of LCD screens do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Only One HDMI Port

Most LCD screens have between one and five HDMI ports, including the Asus VG278HV which has one HDMI port.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The average response time of all LCD screens is 5.7ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The response time of the Asus VG278HV of only 1ms is in the fastest 2% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Vertical

The Asus VG278HV's viewing angle, vertical of only 160° is in the narrowest 22% of all LCD screens when sorted by this feature. LCD screens have viewing angles, vertical of between 10° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 160°.

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Age

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus PC screen has been on the market since October 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 8 year running cost of the VG278HV is £81, which is typical compared to the other 2,768 PC displays.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers visipax prvg278hv, asus e2asvg278hv, visipax vg278hv, visipax m3045v, asus 1920x1080, asus vg278hv
Barcodes 00779177348542, 00779177350071, 00779184371724, 00841434173485, 00889349139721, 00889349332054, 04053162981492, 04712900139723

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