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Asus VX278H PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LCD Jun 2015
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Delicate touches make a monitor truly great, VX278H Full HD LED monitor, with extremely quick 1ms response time, 80,000,000:1 high contrast ratio and HDMI interfaces, is optimized for the finest... More
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5 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Flatpanel Monitors

Asus has good average reviews for its medium monitors as well as across its entire PC screen range.

Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Asus VX278H is a two HDMI ports quantity PC display.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal (metric)

With a display diagonal (metric) of 68.6 centimeters, the Asus VX278H has a fairly big display diagonal (metric) compared to most of the other similar spec PC screens that came out more than a year ago. The average display diagonal (metric) of comparable spec PC monitors that are a similar age to the VX278H is 64cm.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This flatpanel monitor has a supported graphics resolutions of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), which is the most commonly found supported graphics resolutions on LCD screens of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The Asus VX278H has a very fast response time (only 1 millisecond) compared to most of the other PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the VX278H. The response times of comparable spec LCD screens that were released around the same time as the VX278H range from 1ms to 25ms, and the average response time is 5.5ms.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Asus VX278H does not have a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other PC displays that came out around the same time as the VX278H do have a built-in speaker(s).

We compared this PC display to all the other flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker(s) and we think the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Asus VX278H does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other PC screens that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other LCD screens which also have a built-in camera including the Asus VK248H[plb_2969185_price].

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Not 3D

Most similar spec PC monitors that have been around for a comparable time to the VX278H are not 3D. The Asus VX278H is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Asus PG278Q[plb_3097078_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

Like most of the other comparable spec flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the VX278H, the Asus VX278H does not have a card reader integrated.

Other PC displays which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to consider include the DELL 2407WFP[plb_3247392_price], or the Benq SW2700PT[plb_2982141_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Across all the medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VX278H the viewing angle, horizontals range from 18° to 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. The Asus VX278H has one of the narrowest viewing angle, horizontals (only 160 degrees) amongst medium monitors of this age.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC screen has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium monitors that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC display has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as it.

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Very Small Color Gamut

The Asus VX278H has a quite small color gamut (only 72 percent) compared to most of the other comparable spec PC monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX278H. The average color gamut of medium monitors that have been on the market for a comparable time to the VX278H is 82%, and the color gamuts range from 68% to 120%.

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Quite High Power Consumption (off)

With a power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts, the Asus VX278H has a quite high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other PC screens of this age and spec. The lowest power consumption (off) of similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as the VX278H is 0.005W, the highest is 350W, and the average power consumption (off) is 1.6W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX278H

Average Running Costs

The VX278H is typical compared to the other 486 PC displays of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the VX278H will cost £47 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium monitor was released.

LCD Display

The Asus VX278H has an LCD display which is better than the LED display found on most flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

There are a number of other flatpanel monitors that have an LCD Display currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the AOC Q2778[plb_2770550_price], or the Asus VP278H[plb_3195871_price].

If the display type of this medium monitor is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Viewsonic VA2037[plb_1471364_price] (LED), or the Samsung S27E500C[plb_3063888_price] (LED) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Electricity cost when switched on £74.61
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Total running cost over 5 years £74.61
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Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus vx278, asus vx278h, asus 300cdm2, 1920x10801ms2, 1920x10801ms2x, 1920x10801ms2xh, 1920x10801ms2xhd, 1920x10801ms2xhdm, 1920x10801ms2xhdmi, 1920x10801ms2xhdmiv, 1920x10801ms2xhdmivg, 1920x10801ms2xhdmivga
Barcodes 04712900024647

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