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582 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 582 reviews of ASUS VW266H. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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 VW266H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of ASUS VW266H from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on

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This summary is based on the products: ASUS VW266H - LCD display - TFT - 25.5'' - widescreen - 1920 x 1200 - 300 cd m2 - 20000:1 (dynamic) - 2 ms - 0.287 mm - HDMI, DVI-D, VGA - speakers - Asus VG278H 27? 3D Monitor, NVIDIA® 3D Vision? 2 Glasses and 3D LightBoost?, 1920x1080, 120Hz refresh rate, 2ms response time, HDMI 1.4, Dual-link DVI

Nov, 2015

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (



There's nothing like watching a movie or playing your favorite 3D game on a big, bright screen. The problem is, most 26-inch and bigger displays are fairly expensive, and in this economic climate, not many folks are willing cough up four or five...

Very affordably priced. Good color, text, and light grayscale performance. Lots of connections. Powerful speakers

So-so dark grayscale performance. Tilt-only stand

The ASUS VW266H is a versatile 25.5-inch monitor with an incredibly low price. A generous selection of video inputs, a decent sound system, and overall solid performance make this a great deal for the money.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Digitaltrends (

Asus VW266H Review


Affordable; capable built-in speakers; clear image quality; blur-free motion

Monitor stand lacks adjustment; viewing angle; clunky menu system

For the $400 price tag, it’s hard to argue with the combination of performance and features that Asus has produced with the VW266H. Those seeking a sizable plot of screen real estate without the associated price tag will likely find it offers exactly...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Doug Dallam (

ASUS VW266H Widescreen LCD Monitor


Yet another huge and affordable LCD monitor review! We know you love big monitors because we all do. That's why Benchmark Reviews has today the ASUS VW266H 16:10 Widescreen LCD Monitor. Not long ago any LCD screen was cost prohibitive for us working...

Big screen ; Price ; Build Quality ; Accurate color for a TF panel ; Really good horizontal view angle + Realiable ; No dead or stuck pixels ; 16:10 aspect ratio ; Very good set of adjustment options, including "user" for R,G,B adjustments ; 3 year...

Hard to find ; It's a TF panel ; Backlight bleed ; Internal speakers ; No USB ports ; Frustrating OSD navigation

The ASUSVW266H maintains the 16:10 aspect ratio so desired by computer enthusiasts, while keeping the price down to manageable levels. There are bigger monitors out there for around the same price tag, but not at this aspect ratio, so watch for that....

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: J. F. Amprimoz (

The Asus VW266H 25.5â€: A Big, Cheap, Monitor


How does this big monitor with a budget price stand up when working, gaming, or watching movies? Check out our review of this monitor, which is priced like a 24", but almost 25.5". Does the inch and a half matter, and does the quality suffer?

Jun, 2009

Expert review by: Amber Lupala (

Asus VW266H Monitor


Fist look at the VW266H In need of a new monitor? Then take a closer look at this monitor with its 26 inches and full HD resolution! At first glance it seems to be a pretty nice monitor and knowing Asus their prices are not very high either which is...

Nice looking ; No back bleed ; Cheap ; Good colors and picture

Can't raise or lower the screen

I will not talk to much about the built in speakers as they tend to suck most of the time and they do so this time also. Overall though the screen is awesome, the picture is clear and crisp while you can still setup alot of various color temperatures...

Apr, 2009

Expert review by: Ryan Shrout (

ASUS VW266H 25.5-in Monitor Review - Going large on a budget


The ASUS line of LCD monitors continues to impress us with their lineup of features, performance and low price. The new VW266H display is a 25.5-in offering with a 1920x1200 resolution that includes HDMI, component, DVI and VGA inputs with support for...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by: Matt Serrano (

ASUS VW266H 25.5" LCD Monitor


It's been quite a while since we have last taken a look at an ASUS monitor, much less one that we've been ultimately impressed by, so when we received their latest model, the VW266H, we couldn't wait to tear it out of the box to see if things have...

Affordable, huge screen size ; DVI, VGA, HDMI, and component inputs are included ; S/PDIF output ; Built-in speaker is decent ; Supports 1:1 pixel mapping, ability to use as a television replacement

Image quality is only adequate ; Grain is present when viewing videos ; Cheap stand is included

We've chosen DisplayMate for Windows, well known for its industry-standard testing capabilities and calibration options, to do the bulk of our benchmarking for our display reviews, because it offers an enormous amount of tools and testing patterns to...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: Matt Safford (

Asus VW266H


The Asus VW266H is far from stylish, but it offers slightly above-average performance and a large 26-inch screen at a reasonable price. HDMI and component-video inputs make it a versatile all-around HD display, though it lacks the handy USB ports found...

Above-average performance; low price for the screen size; HDMI and component-video connections

Dull design; no integrated USB hub; some ports difficult to access

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Jan, 2009

Expert review by: (

Asus VW266H review


The Asus VW266H is a 26in screen with a 1,920x1,200 resolution, which will play Full HD (1,920x1,080) video in all its glory with room to spare. The extra vertical room is useful for reading web pages and long documents. Unusually for a PC monitor it...

The VW266H has reasonably good picture quality, but it's not as good value as Iiyama's larger E2710HDSD-1

May, 2010

Expert review by: Overclock3D (

ASUS VW266H Monitor Review

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications

Cognizant that the brilliant reproduction of colors is the key to believability and immersion during movie watching and gaming, ASUS VW266H widescreen LCD monitor supports high resolution, Full HD 1080p video playback via an HDMI input, a high contrast ratio and ASUS' exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence technology. Splendid utilizes a color engine that analyzes the properties of video content being played back and automatically optimizes image quality for the best visual results in any usage scenario - ultimately making for a vastly improved personal entertainment experience. Underpinning the ASUS VW266H's stunning visual performance is the exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence technology which adjusts the displays' parameters to ensure the best possible color and image reproduction based on the nature of the user's current task. Its color engine analyzes the properties of video content being played back and optimizes image quality for the best visual results. Users can experience this brilliant technology in all ASUS LCD monitors. In addition to Splendid, the ASUS VW266H incorporates a host of advanced image processing technologies that further bolster their performance. These include Trace Free technology that delivers a quick response time to eliminate image ghosting, ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR) technology that amplifies the contrast ratio to an astounding 20000:1, and Aspect Control technology that enables the playback of 4:3 images without distortion. Moreover, the VW266H incorporates DCDi technology which improves the image quality of fast motion footage through deinterlacing and anti-aliasing.

Audio Output


Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Color Support:24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Diagonal Size:25.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):64.8cm
Dot Pitch / Pixel Pitch:0.287mm
Form Factor:Desktop
Image Brightness:300cd/m2
Image Max H-View Angle:170
Image Max V-View Angle:160
Interface:DVI / HDMI / VGA (HD-15)
Max Resolution:1920 x 1200
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


Compliant Standards:BSMI / C-Tick / CB / CCC / CE / cUL / FCC / GOST-R / PSB / RoHS / UL / VCCI / WEEE / WHQL


Type: None

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Video Input

TV Tuner Presence: No