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Asus PB278Q

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ASUS PB278Q WQHD LED PLS Professional Graphics Monitor

24 March 2014
  • Excerpt: For those that found the 1920 x 1080 resolution for the 27-inch ASUS MX279H IPS Monitor too small when it was reviewed earlier this month on Phoronix, today we are looking at the ASUS PB278Q. This monitor is part of the ASUS Professional Graphics Monitor series and offers some brilliant specs for those in the market for a 27-inch 2560 x 1440 display with DVI, DisplayPort, and HDMI connectivity.
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Overall 10

ASUS PB278Q 27" WQHD PLS LED Backlight Widescreen LCD Monitor

15 February 2014
Overall 7

ASUS PB278Q monitor: Because Full HD is just too mainstream!

15 March 2013
  • Summary: The ASUS PB278Q performed well in most of our tests and apart from minor backlight bleeding we did not really find any shortcomings with the monitor as such. Sure, it could have done with a better implemented OSD, but it is only a matter of time getting used to it. The ergonomics and build quality are top notch. It comes at a hefty price tag of Rs 44,250.
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Overall 8

The Asus PB278Q delivers great performance at a good price

11 December 2012
  • Summary: Well-priced and powerful, the Asus PB278Q is the best entry point for those seeking an extreme-definition monitor at a not-so-extreme price.
  • Pros: The Asus PB278Q offers a sharp extreme-definition screen, rich color, accurate presets, and useful ergonomic options at a good price.
  • Cons: The monitor lacks USB inputs and its swivel mechanism is poorly implemented.
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ASUS PB278Q review: ASUS goes WQHD

21 November 2012
  • Excerpt: ASUS' new PB278Q monitor has a WQHD PLS panel. We recently reviewed Dell's new WQHD model and many of our readers wanted to know how it compares to the competing model from ASUS. This is exactly what you can read in this review, where we compare the PB278Q with a number of other screens of the same size and resolution.
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Overall 8

Asus PB278Q

20 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The Asus PB278Q 27-inch HD monitor utilizes the relatively new PLS panel technology which results in excellent color quality and wide viewing angles. While it is quite pricy and has no automatic pivot function, it's still a decent monitor that provides a good quality image.
  • Pros: Many video inputs, Wide viewing angles, Very good image quality
  • Cons: Expensive, No automatic screen rotation
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ASUS PB278Q Review: An IPS Competitor Emerges

19 November 2012
  • Conclusion: I was very happy to see that Samsung was going to start making their own flat panels with a new technology so that someone could put some pressure on LG to innovate more or reduce prices on their panels, which only helps consumers. The new PLS panels should in theory excel at these higher resolutions compared to IPS because they allow more light through, which allows for smaller pixel sizes without losing light output, or needing a more complex backlighting system to...
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Overall 8

ASUS PB278Q 27-inch WQHD Monitor Review

15 November 2012
  • Conclusion: We came away mostly impressed with the ASUS PB278Q. The 27-inch panel proved especially adept at handling game play, where it delivered fast moving visuals free from artifacts like ghosting or motion blur. Backlight bleeding was non-existent, and black level performance was superb in sRGB mode. There were some minor trouble areas, including some overshooting in the video bandwidth test.
  • Pros: Rotates into portrait mode, Great for playing games, HDMI connectivity, Solid performance an d image quality, Least expensive monitor around with a 2560x1440 resolution
  • Cons: DisplayMate revealed a few minor trouble spots, No memory card reader or USB hub
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Overall 9

This PLS monitor has an excellent stand and screen

Good Gear Guide.au
13 March 2013
  • Summary: ASUS’ PDB278Q monitor is a great choice for gamers, business users, or anyone who wants the best possible image quality from a reasonably-priced monitor. It has a few good preset modes, is well built, and has useful features. It’s not perfect, but it’s a good value PLS panel.
  • Pros: Excellent picture quality pre- and post-calibration, Excellent adjustability, Integrated speaker
  • Cons: Dynamic contrast isn’t useful, Menu controls aren’t great, Occasional backlight flicker
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Overall 8

Asus PB278Q monitor

8 March 2013
  • Conclusion: If you’re after a multimedia all-rounder that offers the benefit of 2560 x 1440 resolution and plenty of connectors, without breaking the bank, the Asus PB278Q should be on your shortlist.
  • Pros: Good price; lots of inputs
  • Cons: Contrast could be better
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