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Asus VG278H

Asus VG278H
alaScore 91

341 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 341 reviews of Asus VG278H. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Views about the size and reliability are on the whole positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the price.

usability, design, reliability, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Asus VG278H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Asus VG278H from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Reviewers really like the design and usability. Some have doubts about the price. The reliability and size get mixed opinions.

usability, design


76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Asus VG278H 27-inch 3D Monitor, NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Glasses and 3D LightBoost, 1920x1080, 120Hz refresh rate, 2ms response time, HDMI 1.4, Dual-link DV

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Asus VG278H


alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Asus VG278H from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Monitors on Views about the design and size are overall positive. The reliability and usability also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the price.

usability, reliability, size, design

75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus VG278H 27-Inch 3D Full-HD LED Monitor with Integrated Stereo SpeakersAsus VG278H 27-Inch 3D Full-HD LED Monitor with Webcam and Integrated Stereo SpeakersASUS VG278H - 27-Inch 16:9 3D full HD 1080p LCD Monitor - Black

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Eric Franklin (

Asus VG278H review: Asus VG278H


When it debuted a few years ago, the Nvidia 3D Vision Kit required four components to work properly: 3D glasses, an Nvidia graphics card, a compatible display, and a separate, USB-connected 3D emitter.

The Asus VG278H delivers great 3D performance, a superfast refresh rate, and useful ergonomic options.

The monitor is expensive, given what it offers. Also, accessing the connections can be maddening, there is significant backlight bleeding, and the OSD navigation is clunky and obtrusive.

The Asus VG278H has great 3D performance and a fast refresh rate, but is just a bit too expensive for what it offers.

May, 2012

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Asus VG278H


The 17.5-pound cabinet is supported by a round base and arm assembly that lets you make nearly any adjustment you'll need, whether tilt, swivel, or height. A pair of three-watt speakers provides better-than-average volume, but they are rear-firing and...

Good color, 3D performance. Fast pixel response. Ergonomic stand

Narrow viewing angles. Pricey. No USB ports

The Asus VG278H has everything you need to enjoy realistic 3D gaming right out of the box. It may be a bit pricey and lack USB ports, but this 27-inch gaming monitor offers a lot of bang for your buck in terms of performance and features.

Expert review by: Lee Neikirk (

Asus VG278H


This monitor does a single thing quite well, but is not flexible enough to satisfy other uses.

For an MSRP of $599, we feel the VG278H is a touch overpriced. While it does its job as a 3D gaming monitor admirably, it does little else with much efficacy. If you're familiar with Asus' computer monitors already, you'll enjoy the design and menu...

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Phil Iwaniuk (

Asus VG278H review


If only real life was in 3D, like on this PC monitor

Amazing 3D ; Bundled glasses ; Height-adjustable

Image quality and chassis disappoint

Tech Specs Product TypeLCD Monitor Number of Screens1 HDCP SupportedYes Green CompliantYes Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityENERGY STAR, RoHS, WEEE --> HDMIYes VESA Mount CompatibleYes DVIYes VGAYes Adjustable Display AngleYes Product FamilyVG...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: AkG (

ASUS VG278H 27” 3D Gaming Monitor Review


While the whole 3D movie “revolution” seems to be waning (again) there is one area where 3D has the potential to provide a better, more immersive

Like it or not, 3D is here to stay until Hollywood says otherwise and in the HDTV realm a least, that means years of image quality

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Owen Wilson (

amazing monitor


I understand that lightboost was created to make gaming in 3d brighter and thats where it gets its name but its awful to explain to people that using it in 2d games to reduce motion blur will make the screen dimmer. Also the fact that lightboost works...

i play at 120hz with lightboost at 10%, gamma .70 digital vibrance 70%, adaptive vsync with a triple buffer. it creates such a smooth buttery image with no motion blur ; It has a vesa mount and the stock stand is easily removable

it took me months to figure out how to properly set up this monitor ; Theres not many games that work perfect in 3d, and even the few that do the 3d gaming still strains my eyes to use for more than a few minutes. So the 3d is like a cool trick but...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Awesome monitor


I bought this monitor just for its 3D capabilities, it came with a built in 3d emitter with Nvidia 3D vision 2 active glasses which is awesome. I use my macbook plugged with a mini display to dvi converter and it works just fine. don't expect to use...

Fair cost for the functionalities and performance of the monitor ; built in 3D emitter is awesome ; built in speaker ; high contrast ; very bright ; 3 input, VGA, DVI and HDMI 1.4 ; height adjustable ; no issues using a PS3 to play 3D games on this...

speaker are weak but also can't expect much from built in speakers on a monitor, at least there's a 3.5mm audio out ; control interface could be better

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (



I have been 3D gaming for a while with a GTX 690 and this gaming of the future ; 3D Games are AMAZING

Not a con, but you get what you pay for. So don't go cheap

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Yettie (



Gorgeous colors, Easy height adjustments

nothing really

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Great Display


After using this display for a month or so as my main display, well all the Control Menu buttons stopped working. Unplugging it and disconnecting it did not fix it, and I can not get into the Menu to Reset anything. When I turn it on after it being off...

Beautiful Display and is my 2nd for a Dual Screen setup. They are not stretched but left and right. Clean clear picture and on my SLI 770's the two these look so beautiful together ; Everything about these displays is just wonderful. 26.9 Inches 3D...

Poor support for a device failure that has come up. Thinking my First one was bad is why I got this one, but the Leap Motion I have blocks the 3D Vision Thinking the 1st display was broken found that out and ouch

Sep, 2013

Product Specifications


Adjustable Display: Yes
Integrated Camera: No
Integrated Microphone: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Type of MPR Radiation: No
Type of TCO Radiation: No


DVI Interface: Yes
VGA: Yes


LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Screen Format:16:9
Touchscreen: No

General Features

3D: Yes
Product Type:LCD