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Asus VG278H

Asus VG278H
alaScore 91

371 reviews

May, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 371 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 products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and reliability. The design and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the price.

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

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus VG278H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Asus VG278H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the design. The usability is also appreciated. The reliability and size get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the price.

usability, design

price

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

May, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus VG278H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Asus VG278H from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Views about the design and size are on the whole positive. The reliability and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the price.

usability, reliability, size, design

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

May, 2019

Expert review by : Eric Franklin (cnet.com)

Asus VG278H review: Asus VG278H

 

Asus VG278H

The ; 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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Expert review by (pcmag.com)

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 (reviewed.com)

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 (techradar.com)

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 : Eric Franklin (cnet.com.au)

Asus VG278H review: Asus VG278H

 

Asus VG278H

The ; 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

Expert review by : Eric Franklin (cnet.co.uk)

Asus VG278H review

 

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

Expert review by : AkG (hardwarecanucks.com)

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 (newegg.com)

Fantastic

 

I will probably buy 2 more of these soon.

Very well made and performing product.

None.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

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 when...

Dec, 2014

Consumer review (newegg.com)

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