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Asus PB278Q
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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.
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Overall 8


3 April 2013
  • 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...
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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.
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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.
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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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ASUS PB278Q 2560x1440 Monitor Review

8 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Monitor choice is thankfully a lot easier in recent times. Even a cheap TN panel will be reasonable quality.
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ASUS PB278Q 27” PLS Monitor Review

Hardware Canucks
18 November 2012
  • Conclusion: In many ways the PB278Q is a perfectly capable monitor with a ton of potential should someone be willing to properly calibrate it. The effort has been made to provide enthusiasts with a drool worthy blend of performance, resolution and size but ultimately ASUS’ latest effort represents a somewhat...
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