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Asus VG278HV

77

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Asus VG278HV

£310.60
Asus VG278HV
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A fully featured and award winning 27" PC screen, with OK running costs but representing only average value for money
27" 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels 50000000:1 No Oct 2015
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Asus VG278HV Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the Asus VG278HV as follows:
94
Reviews
16 Reviews + 1 Award
52
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
78
Age
2 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has terrific expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 89%, based on 16 reviews. This PC monitor has received a "Recommended" award from Madboxpc.com. NEC LCD screens also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer PC displays with better features are available. However this Asus PC monitor has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest LCD screens 2018.
The VG278HV has running costs of £81 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have compared it to. View all energy saving PC displays.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
Very fast response time
Higher than average contrast ratio (typical)
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Ultra-smooth visual enjoyment with 144hz rapid refresh rate
Ultra-smooth action
Vivid color performance
Ergonomic design
Extensive connectivity and built-in stereo speaker for multimedia enjoyment

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Asus VG278HV In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

This flatpanel monitor received a "Recommended" award from review site Madboxpc.com who decided that this PC display was very good.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including gamerchileno.net and Chip.de have rated this PC screen on average 92%. This puts this flatpanel monitor in the top 6% of all the flatpanel monitors when ranked by average expert review score.

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Good User Reviews

VG278HV owners on average rated this PC display 80 out of 100. 8 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this PC display either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 42,619 user and expert reviews (including 6,335 verified purchases) for Asus PC monitors and found that on average Asus has very good ratings. 95% of those that bought a Asus PC screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £310.60 it is more expensive than 74% of PC monitors.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Asus VG278HV and the United Kingdom price of £310.60 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $289.99 (£402.94).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The VG278HV is typical compared to the other 3,255 flatpanel monitors that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VG278HV is £81.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the VG278HV in October 2015.

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Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Asus VG278HV of 27" is bigger than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is bigger than 80% of all flatpanel monitors when sorted by this feature. Across all the LCD screens the display diagonals range from 3.5" to 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on LCD screens.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of all PC displays is 5.5ms, with the fastest being 1ms and the slowest being 55ms. The Asus VG278HV's response time of only 1ms is faster than 93% of all PC displays when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a Built-In USB Hub

Like most other LCD screens, the VG278HV does not have a built-in USB hub. 81% of PC displays do not have a built-in USB hub.

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The VG278HV's contrast ratio (typical) of 50,000,000 is in the highest 4% of all PC screens when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The VG278HV's horizontal viewing angle of only 170° is in the narrowest 13% of all flatpanel monitors when ordered by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°.

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Narrower Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The average vertical viewing angle of all flatpanel monitors is 160°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The vertical viewing angle of the VG278HV of only 160° is in the narrowest 17% of all flatpanel monitors when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VG278HV has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Not Energy Star Certified

The Asus VG278HV is not Energy Star certified, unlike 65% of PC screens which are Energy Star certified.

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Has an ECO Mode

The VG278HV has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of flatpanel monitors which do not have an ECO mode.

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Has a Game Mode

The VG278HV has a game mode, which is unusual. 92% of flatpanel monitors do not have a game mode.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

info 90lme6001t02231c, info 1920x10801ms, info vg278hv, asus vg278hv

Barcodes:

00889349139721, 00889349332054, 04053162981492, 04712900139723

Asus VG278HV

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