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  • 27" Screen Size
  • 1920 x 1080 Display Resolution
  • 2 Years Old
  • £80.60 Running Cost Over 5 Years - Calculate

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21 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

The vast majority of people wrote in their review that the Asus VX279 produced a good picture quality.

Several Asus VX279 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good picture quality. Mah... mentioned in their review on Amazon "Stunning graphics!". Mah... also said "Great quality monitor! Perfect for gaming, stunning graphics, love it! A++++++++++". Urk gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon "I researched monitors for a while before purchasing, full HD picture quality, HDMI connectivity".

Several Asus VX279 reviewers reckoned that the Asus VX279 had good colour saturation. Last year Liam Nardoni mentioned in their review of the Asus VX279 "Great monitor, awesome colours". In the same month Tadas mentioned in their review of the Asus VX279 "Lovely monitor! Love the vibrant colours".

One Asus VX279 owner thought the product had clear images. Ulrik wrote "Viewing angles and colour clarity is great" in their Asus VX279 review.

Good Product Quality

Six6 Asus VX279 owners wrote in their review that the Asus VX279 was of a reasonable quality.

Six Asus VX279 owners reckoned that the Asus VX279 was good quality. Mah... wrote "Great quality monitor! Perfect for gaming, stunning graphics, love it! A++++++++++". Pug and mentioned on Amazon this year "Lovely quality screen" in their review. Sedov mentioned on Amazon "Brilliant screen just the right size and the quality is outstanding - delivered as promised - well packaged" in their review of the Asus VX279 and gave it a rating of 99 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

Nine out of ten buyers said that the Asus VX279 had a reasonable price.

Several people reckoned that the product was good value for money. In July last year Andrew Manley wrote "Save your money buy a different brand". Also in July last year Ben Vamos mentioned on Amazon "Picture (excellent), price (excellent), styling (excellent)the not so good" in their Asus VX279 review. Happygaming said in their review of the Asus VX279 "Capable sleek reasonably priced" and scored this PC monitors 4 stars.

Nice Design

The vast majority of buyers mentioned that the Asus VX279 was nicely designed.

A few Asus VX279 owners who bought it thought it was good looking. Two years ago Dave said on Amazon "Good looking". Mr T D Woolls gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review on Amazon "The IPS image quality is good and styling good". This month Pug said on Amazon "Thin, stylish" and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One person said in their reviews that the Asus VX279 was aesthetic. In July last year Liam Nardoni wrote in their review "Very aesthetically pleasing also! Sound through speakers isnt too bad" and gave it a rating of 5 stars. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was a good design.

Popular Choice

The VX279 is one the most popular PC monitor currently on the market.

Asus LCD Screens Have Good Reviews

Based on 1,396 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good ratings for its flatpanel monitors. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its big screen size flatpanel monitors range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Size

Some customers said that the Asus VX279 was a great size.

One customer concluded that the Asus VX279 was thin. In July Pug said "Thin, stylish" in their review of this PC monitors. One customer who bought the Asus VX279 agreed that it was compact.

Good Connectivity

Some customers mentioned that the Asus VX279 was easily connectable to other devices.

A few people said in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Liam Nardoni wrote on Amazon "Trials Fusion look amazing! Only one HDMI port though, will probably buy a splitter" in their Asus VX279 review.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, VX279 owners rated this LCD screen 88 out of 100.

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LED Display Type

This LCD screen has an LED display type, which is the most commonly found display type on flatpanel monitors of a similar type and age to it.

Alternative PC screens that have an LED Display which you might want to consider include a cheaper product such as the Neovo RX-32 (£735.93).

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80000000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio

The Asus VX279 has a maximum contrast ratio of 80000000:1. That's over four times the contrast ratio of the most common dynamic contrast ratio of 20000000:1. The contrast ratio of all big screen size flatpanel monitors that came out more than two years ago ranges from Mega Contrast to 100000000:1.

PC screens with a higher contrast ratio that might be worth considering include the Acer V276 (£147.66) (100000000:1).

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Has a Built-in Speaker

Most of the other similar spec PC displays that are more than two years old, including the Asus VX279, have a built-in speaker.

There are a number of alternative flatpanel monitors with a built-in speaker which you might want to also look at including the AOC E2752 (£115.55) which are cheaper.

We think you might also be interested in alternative PC displays with a built-in speaker including the AOC E2770 (£148.97), or the Philips 273V5 (£141.61).

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Two HDMI Ports

Most LCD screens of this age and spec have between one and two HDMI ports, including the Asus VX279 which has two HDMI ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This PC monitor has a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many big screen size flatpanel monitors that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Narrow

LCD screens of a comparable spec and age to the VX279 have widths of between 610mm and 1,600mm. At only 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VX279 is fairly narrow compared to most of the other big screen size flatpanel monitors that are older than two years.

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Very Narrow Width With Stand

At only 622.6 millimeters, the Asus VX279 has a fairly narrow width with stand compared to most of the other LCD screens that have been around for more than two years. Across all the similar spec flatpanel monitors that have been available for a comparable time to the VX279 the widths with stand range from 530mm to 5,600mm, and the average width with stand is 760mm.

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Has Three Cables Included

The number of cables included found on the Asus VX279 is more than most flatpanel monitors that came out around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on LCD screens of this age and type. The cables included "Audio (3.5mm)" and "VGA" are also found on this LCD screen.

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Fast Response Time

The average response time of big screen size flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX279 is 6.6ms, and the response times range from 1ms to 25ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Asus VX279 has one of the faster response times amongst big screen size flatpanel monitors of this age.

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Very Light

The weights of PC monitors of this age and spec range from 2,500g to 92,000g. At only 4,600 grams, the Asus VX279 is fairly light compared to most of the other PC screens that are a similar age to the VX279.

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Low Power Consumption When in PowerSave Mode

Across all the PC monitors that are more than two years old the power consumptions when in PowerSave mode range from 0.5W to 65W, and the average power consumption when in PowerSave mode is 11W. The Asus VX279 has one of the lowest power consumptions when in PowerSave mode (only 0.5 Watts) amongst LCD screens of this age.

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Light Weight With Stand

The average weight with stand of big screen size flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for around the same time as the VX279 is 9,300g, and the weights with stand range from 5.7g to 57,000g. At only 3,800 grams, the Asus VX279 has a quite light weight with stand compared to most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that are a similar age to the VX279.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Sound Quality

One person wrote in their review that the Asus VX279 had poor sound quality.

One Asus VX279 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it did not have good sound quality. Two years ago Judith Conn wrote in their Asus VX279 review on Amazon "Great Screen - terrible sound quality".

Not Robust

One person mentioned that the Asus VX279 was not solidly made.

One person who purchased this PC monitors said that it was not well made. Mr T D Woolls gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote "Usual korean - american marketeers and poor engineering reviews I guess?" in their review of the Asus VX279.

Difficult to Use

TwoAsus VX279 reviewers mentioned that the Asus VX279 was hard to use.

Two people who purchased it considered that it was not easy to use. A. Chiu scored the product 4 stars and mentioned "Nice monitor stupid control system". A. Chiu also said "Stupid control system, whats wrong with buttons or controlling via software!".

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other big screen size flatpanel monitors that have been available for a similar time to the VX279, the Asus VX279 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Camera

Most of the comparable spec flatpanel monitors that are older than two years do not have a built-in camera, including the Asus VX279.

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Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been available for around the same time as the VX279, the Asus VX279 does not have an integrated card reader.

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Very Low RMS Rated Audio Power

The average RMS rated audio power of LCD screens that are a similar age to the VX279 is 8.8W, and the RMS rated audio powers range from 1.5W to 49W. At only 3 Watts, the Asus VX279 has a fairly low RMS rated audio power compared to most of the other flatpanel monitors that are more than two years old.

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Dim Display Brightness

At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Asus VX279 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other big screen size flatpanel monitors that are more than two years old. The average display brightness of flatpanel monitors of this type and age is 340 cd/m².

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Quite Deep

The Asus VX279 is one of the deeper big screen size flatpanel monitors that are older than two years (210.1 millimeters) amongst similar spec flatpanel monitors of this age. Across all the PC monitors of a similar type and age to the VX279 the depths range from 23mm to 710mm, and the average depth is 110mm.

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4 Other Reasons to Consider the Asus VX279

Average Running Costs

The VX279 is typical compared to the other 94 similar spec PC displays that have been around for more than two years that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the VX279 will cost £84 over 5 years to run.

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Over Two Years Old

It was over two years ago when this PC display was released.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This PC monitor has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on big screen size flatpanel monitors that are more than two years old.

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Asus VX279 PC Monitor Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 4716659927143, B00N1ULSUW, B00STOKONW, B00DRPYS5S, B00QLKZZB2, B00QNDBPQ6, B00DBVPOZG, B00G3YHNG6, B0110SKGMC, B00OT5FLJW, B00Q0YRW9W, B00T7EEUDI
Barcodes 00132017928982, 00610964604819, 00616803999924, 00809185829174, 00809385680629, 00886227447442, 04716659447436, 04716659447559, 04716659764540, 04716659919513, 04716659927143, 05054533698895, 05054629683569, 05054629684696