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ASUS MW221C / MW221U

ASUS MW221C / MW221U
alaScore 86

70 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the ASUS MW221C / MW221U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 70 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Asus MW221u


Widescreen monitors once the choice of enthusiasts and power users, have dropped in prices rapidly, and are now finding favor with consumers. Looking to gain a foothold in this rapidly increasing mar

Consumer review by:



First thing i want to point out is neweggs blazing delivery speed.


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Decent, Maybe look for a cheaper one


Decent, not worth the full $350 it cost when I bought it. The 2 ms is good but to tell you the truth, I can't tell a huge difference. I don't suggest buying this if you don't have a good video card(s) to use it to its full potential. Now that it a...

Gets alot of "wows" and great for watching movies or tv on at night, no need for any tv's (when you have a tv tuner). Love the huge resolutions available and great looking games. 2ms response time

Quality doesn't exactly wow me. you HAVE to be set up exactly in front of it, and exactly parallel to it or it will look discolored. Speakers are junk, but I never expected anything out of monitor speakers


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ASUS MW221U Black-Silver 22" 2ms (GTG) Widescreen LCD Monitor 300 cd/m2 700:1 Built-in Speakers


Very nice design. I get no blur on anything so far. Nice crisp clear image

The built in speakers aren't very loud for me, you can barely most things with all settings at max

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Great monitor


Looks great.

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No Problems


No dead pixels, no ghosting, no problems at all.

Consumer review by:

Great Monitor!!!


Super response time comeing from an fps geek.

Not a one so far!

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Ghosting and not 2ms monitor


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Handsome piece of equipment, very sturdy, no ghosting that I can see.

I wanted to turn the LCD's speakers into center speakers but there not loud enough.

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excellent color rendering, sharp, no ghosting on videos/FPS.

Product Specifications

The Asus MW221U delivers sharp, life-like images. The fastest 2ms response time among 22" widescreen LCD monitors and HDCP supported function are combined to offer the ultimate visual experiences.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:22in
Diagonal Size (metric):55.9cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.282mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Contrast Ratio:700:1
Image Max H-View Angle:170
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)/DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1680 x 1050
Response Time:2ms
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD display

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS

Input Device

Type: None


Color:Black/Black / Silver
Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CCC / CE / cUL / FCC / GOST / MIC / RoHS / UL / WEEE/CE / UL / C-Tick / BSMI / GOST / cUL / CB / CCC / MIC / FCC / RoHS / WEEE
Microsoft Certification:Certified for Windows Vista
Vista Certification:Certified for Windows Vista


Type: None

Video Input

Digital Video Standard:Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
TV Tuner Presence: No