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Asus VG278HE

Asus VG278HE
alaScore 91

202 reviews

Feb, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 202 reviews of Asus VG278HE. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Asus VG278HE is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 202 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus VG278HE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Asus VG278HE from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.co.uk.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Asus VG278HE 27-inch Widescreen LED Multimedia 3D Monitor (1920x1080, VGA, HDMI, DVI, Headphone Jack) - Glasses Not Included

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus VG278HE

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Asus VG278HE from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.com.

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS VG Series VG278HE 27-Inch Screen LED-lit LCD MonitorASUS VG Series VG278HE 27-Inch Screen LED-lit Monitor

Feb, 2015

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Asus VG278HE

 

When we reviewed the Asus VG278H earlier this year we awarded it an Editors' Choice for its overall performance and the fact that it was one of the first 120Hz monitors to support Nvidia's 3D Vision 2 with LightBoost technology. However, we weren't...

Solid color performance. Great motion handling. Ergonomic stand

Narrow viewing angles. No USB ports. Weak grayscale performance

The Asus VG278HE is a versatile 27-inch monitor featuring a 144Hz refresh rate and a speedy pixel response. It?s a bit pricey and loses some pop when viewed from an angle but it handles gaming and video with aplomb.

Dec, 2012
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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus VG278HE review

 

Asus's VG278HE could lay claim to being the ultimate gaming monitor. It's a 27in 1080p LCD with Nvidia 3D Vision support and a huge 144Hz refresh rate for super-smooth visuals.

It's expensive, but this monitor's high refresh rate and great contrast make it perfect for gaming

Oct, 2012

WORTH CONSIDERING

Expert review by: Zardon (kitguru.net)

ASUS VG278HE 27” 144Hz Gaming Monitor Review

 

Today we are looking at the latest 27 inch monitor from ASUS, the VG278HE – which sports a 1080p resolution, nVidia 3D Vision support and a whopping 144hz refresh rate for super smooth 3D gaming. This is an expensive screen, but can it deliver the goods?

144hz refresh rate ; fantastic for 3D gaming ; Good stand design ; need to spend extra for the 3D kit

expensive ; White purity is poor ; keep a cloth handy, glossy finish attracts fingerprints ; uniformity could be much better ; 120hz and 144hz difference is negligible in the real world

Kitguru says: A great looking screen which excels with 3D gaming, but little else.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by: AkG (hardwarecanucks.com)

ASUS VG278HE 27” 144Hz Gaming Monitor Review

 

With its buttery smooth, ultra fast response rate ASUS' original VG278H was built from the ground up to provide the best 3D gaming experience possible.

More reasonable price ; 144Hz refresh rate ; 3D options still available via optional upgrade kit ; Good sturdy stand ; Good default color profile

1080p resolution ; Not precisely a uniform panel ; Not really a general purpose display ; Few will notice the difference between 120Hz and 144Hz refresh rate

With its reasonable price, impressive response rate and easy to drive resolution there certainly is a lot to like about the new ASUS

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

The 144hz saviors have arrived.

 

Didnt have a single dead pixel, this monitor is amazing. best purchase ive mad for my PC to pair up with my GTX970!

You have two choices in life.. 144hz or 1440p. If you are bill gates you can have both with the ROG model.. playing CSGO and BF4 on 144hz is life changing

NONE

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Major Uppgraydd

 

I know this isn't top-of-the-line anymore, but until 4k and 1440p comes more frequent/cheaper then I'll stick with this. Haven't tested the 3D yet but I plan on getting it someday.

So before I bought this I was using a 720p 32'' T.V. This more than blows it away. I cant believe I haven't been getting the most out of my high end computer over $1500 built gaming rig. I know this monitor is a few years old when it came out, but for...

No dead/stuck pixels, I guess they've finally fixed that issue ; there is a small un-noticeable light bleed from the top left corner. But after reading up on it, it seems normal for a LCD to have some light bleed, I can only hope that it doesn't...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: chappy (newegg.com)

Great Monitor

 

would buy again

High resolution, Fluid motions, and great build quality ; Tilt, swivel and height adjustment, so you get the perfect view

No USB, no Display port, No 3d over HDMI ; Ports come out at a weird angle, so have to lay the monitor on its face to access them

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Very clear big mintor

 

Very clean picture and no bleeding. Very good deal for a high quality monitor

Base feels flimsy

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: gabrek (newegg.com)

Simply Beautiful

 

I didn't do a page by page analysis, but it would have been nice knowing that the 500 something dollar monitor came with cheap cables for Word users instead of the obvious. That aside, this thing ROCKS. It's STUNNING. I hope against hope that it serves...

Crystal clear, huge, with precision of colors that blows my old retail Acer out of the water. Haven't tried the nVidia 3D yet- new card coming in Monday

Minor complaints ; 1) Height is adjustable... to two positions. Base or +10cm, nowhere in between ; 2) This HIGH DEF, GAMING monitor comes with a VGA cable and DVI, but no HDMI cable. It's like buying a Blue-Ray burner, opening the box, and finding...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: m3rcy (newegg.com)

Menu buttons stop working

 

No monitor drivers available from Asus.

big screen, bright and detailed for TN panel , 144Hz great for gaming

Less than a year and the 3 bottom buttons stop working (volume up, menu, S) ; Unable to raise volume or get into OSD to make changes

Oct, 2014

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

DVI Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
MHL: No
USB: No
VGA: Yes

Display

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

General Features

3D: Yes
Product Type:LCD
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