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Asus-vh242h.1252905
6.3 out of 10

Asus VH242H

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Reviews and Problems with Asus VH242H

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Overall 0
0.3

ASUS VH242H Delivers Performance In Line With Its Price

subyman, Overclock
30 November 2011
  • Excerpt: I purchased this monitor as a Newegg Open Box deal. My price paid is much lower than what this monitor normally goes for. For this reason, I am reviewing it based on the typical street price of ~180 USD.
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Overall 1
0.5

cheap and flawless

dutchgenius, Overclock
27 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Asus makes the best budget monitors, my next one will be the same model for some split screen action.
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Overall 2
2.0

subtle flickering

rachel, Amazon
6 October 2010
  • Summary: This monitor flickered subtly -- it was hard to see except when I displayed something with dark colors, but it was enough to give me an awful headache. I tried to find a better driver, but the ASUS site didn't offer any kind of driver support. Changing settings on my computer didn't make any difference. I tried a similar Dell monitor and it worked great with my computer. So I returned this monitor.
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Overall 2
2.0

Excellent Monitor... Until it Died a Year Later

N. George, Amazon
30 August 2010
  • Summary: This was an excellent monitor, that I used daily for over a year. Great picture, great look, and overall good quality. UNTIL... You may have heard in other reviews about the "flickering gray screen of death". That is exactly what happened to mine, unexpectedly last week. The monitor never moved from my desk, never fell, etc., it just happened randomly while using the computer.
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Overall 4
4.0
Value for money 8
8.0

User Review

Walmart
22 July 2010
  • Summary: Problem #1 was my own fault. I mis-read the resolution as 1920x1200 but it was only 1920x1080. Problem #2: It is much harder to read anything on it compared to my previous 22" monitor (A Synaps that I also bought at WalMart) Problem #3: When the screen blanks due to the screen saver turning on, about 10% of the time the screen won't show anything when I press a key or move the mouse. I didn't have this problem with any of my previous monitors on the same PC.
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed twice in 11 months

Amazon
25 April 2010
  • Summary: This monitor has failed twice on me in 11 months, once for a flickering grey screen and now it's not getting a signal. Just a heads up may want to go for another model it's $27 smackers to send it back for repair everytime for shipping.
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed twice in 11 months

Amazon
25 April 2010
  • Summary: This monitor has failed twice on me in 11 months, once for a flickering grey screen and now it's not getting a signal. Just a heads up may want to go for another model it's $27 smackers to send it back for repair everytime for shipping.
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed twice in 11 months

Steven R. Page, Amazon
25 April 2010
  • Summary: This monitor has failed twice on me in 11 months, once for a flickering grey screen and now it's not getting a signal. Just a heads up may want to go for another model it's $27 smackers to send it back for repair everytime for shipping.
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Overall 2
2.0

Gray Flickering Screen

Computer Guy, Amazon
14 February 2010
  • Summary: I bought two of these monitors for a video editing machine. One died yesterday, giving me only a gray flickering screen. I checked the monitor with HDMI cable and on two other computers. The problem is with the monitor. I have had them less than 5 months and one is dead. I see many other reviews that mention bad custopmer service from Asus, a cost to return it and incomplete or poorly vetted repairs when they were sent back to Asus.
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Overall 2
2.0

***BEWARE!*** The flickering gray screen of death...

M. Hennessay, Amazon
27 January 2010
  • Summary: Purchased this monitor via Amazon in June, six months later it flickers gray constantly and clears up after a good (10) hit(s) on the back of it. I get to do this about every 5-10 minutes, and it's getting worse. Finding the appropriate number on the Asus website to get this resolved is like trying to decipher the dead sea scrolls. I will NEVER buy another Asus product again. Save yourself the money and trouble: HEED THIS WARNING!
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