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Asus VX279N-W PC Monitor

27" 1920 X 1080 80000000:1 LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal Display Resolution Contrast Ratio (dynamic) Display Release Date
- Full HD AH-IPS LED display with 178 wide-view angle in frameless design for edge-to-edge brilliance- Featuring dual HDMI/MHL ports for multi device connections and MHL devices battery charging-... More
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14 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site thought that this Asus PC monitor was exceptional and gave it one of their highest awards. Overclock3d.net gave this PC monitor a "Gold Award".

Expert Reviews Are Good

This medium monitor received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from pcforalla.idg.se.

Asus PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Asus medium monitors have good reviews on average and across all PC screens Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Reasonably Priced

One customer concluded that this PC monitor was good value for money. Overclock3d.net said “Great value for money” in their Asus VX279N-W review.

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that it had a good refresh rate. Expert review site Reimarufiles.com said “Gaming is a chore, as they also evolve through the years with better contrast, improved refresh rate and wider resolution options” in their review of this PC monitor.

Nice Design

One Asus VX279N-W reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was a good design. Two years ago Overclock3d.net mentioned “Sleek minimalist design”.

LED Display

This LCD screen has an LED display, which is typical of many similar spec PC screens that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative PC displays that have an LED Display currently available including the NEC MultiSync EA244[plb_2270820_price], or the Samsung S24D390[plb_2204895_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The VX279N-W has a built-in speaker(s), unlike most of the other PC displays of this type and age which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

Alternative LCD screens with a built-in speaker(s) currently available which you might also want to look at include the iiyama XB2780HSU[plb_1370714_price], or the Samsung S27D590[plb_2243830_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Wide Viewing Angle, Vertical

PC displays that have been around for a similar time to the VX279N-W have viewing angle, verticals of between 15° and 180°, and the average viewing angle, vertical is 170°. With a viewing angle, vertical of 178 degrees, the VX279N-W has a quite wide viewing angle, vertical compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors of this spec and age.

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Fairly Wide Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The viewing angle, horizontals of medium monitors that came out more than two years ago range from -5° to 1,800°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 170°. At 178 degrees, the Asus VX279N-W has a quite wide viewing angle, horizontal compared to most of the other similar spec PC monitors that were released more than two years ago.

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Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most comparable spec PC displays that have been available for around the same time as the VX279N-W have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the VX279N-W which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal (metric)

The VX279N-W has one of the bigger display diagonal (metric)s (68.6 centimeters) amongst medium monitors of this age. The average display diagonal (metric) of LCD screens that were released more than two years ago is 63cm.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This PC display has a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly found supported video modes on PC monitors of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 (HD 1080) Supported Graphics Resolutions

This LCD screen 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 around for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are Very High

The VX279N-W is one of the least economic to run flatpanel monitors of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the VX279N-W is £77.

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Not 3D

Most PC monitors of a comparable age and type to the VX279N-W are not 3D. The VX279N-W is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Flatpanel monitors which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Asus VG23AH[plb_1411330_price], the AOC d2757Ph[plb_1515695_price], or the Benq XL2411T[plb_1522088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The VX279N-W does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other PC monitors that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other PC displays which also have a built-in camera including the Philips 231C5[plb_1599727_price], or the Asus MK241[plb_2332619_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Card Reader Integrated

The VX279N-W does not have a card reader integrated, although keep in mind that most of the other LCD screens of a similar spec and age to the VX279N-W also do not have a card reader integrated.

Alternative flatpanel monitors which also have a card reader integrated that you might want to consider include the U3011[pl_1534149_price], or the UP2414Q[pl_2251567_price] both from DELL which also has a higher rating.

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Only HD HD Type

This PC display has a Full HD HD type, which is the most frequently found HD type on PC displays of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of medium monitors that have been available for more than two years is 25 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,700 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 250 candellas per square meter, the VX279N-W has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other LCD screens that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus VX279N-W

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the VX279N-W.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This LCD screen has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many flatpanel monitors of a similar spec and age to it.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display
3D
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Supported Video Modes
HD Type
HDCP
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Digital Vertical Frequency
Digital Horizontal Frequency
Aspect Ratio
Vertical Scan Range
Horizontal Scan Range
Pixel Pitch
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Display Diagonal (metric)
Display Technology
Display Brightness
Response Time
Native Aspect Ratio
Display Number of Colours
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Headphone Out
PC Audio in
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
HDMI Ports Quantity
DVI-D Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
DVI Port
Multimedia
Built-In Speaker(s)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
TV Tuner Integrated
Built-In Subwoofer
Design
Colour of Product
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ergonomics
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Plug and Play
Stand-By LED
Power LED
On/off Switch
LED Indicators
Power
Power Consumption (off)
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Compliance Industry Standards
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Weight
Width
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £117.94
Electricity cost when on standby £2.56
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
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Total running cost over 5 years £120.50
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0.6T
Running this PC monitor over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers vx279h, vx239h, vx279hw, asus 80m1, 1920x1080, code vx279, asus vx279, asus vx279q, code vx279h, code vx279q, asus vx279n, newean vx279, asus 250cdm2, asus vx279nw, code vx279hw, asus p188660, newean vx279n, asus p188660p, asus 9tnqza00, asus 9tnqzs00, asus 1920x1080, newean vx279nw, 90lm00f0b01670, hpdellapple vx279, hpdellapple vx279q, asus 90lm00f0b01670, asus 90lm00g0b01490, asus 90mb0ht0m0eay0
Barcodes 00132017928982, 00886227447435, 00886227447442, 00886227447558, 04053162744691, 04053162797147, 04053162843134, 04053162935204, 04716659447436, 04716659447559, 04716659646129, 04716659764540, 04716659919513, 04716659927143, 05054484698890, 05054533698895, 05054629683569, 05054629785706

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