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ASUS VE278Q Black 27" 1920x1080 2ms Full HD HDMI LED Backlight LCD Monitor w/Speakers 300 cd/m2 ASCR 10,000,000:1

  • 1920 x 1080 2ms GTG
  • ASCR 10,000,000:1
  • DisplayPort, HDMI, D-Sub, DVI
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The VE278Q by Asus mixes visual excitement with modern sophistication. Powered by LED backlight technology, the 27-inch monitor delivers sharp, true-to-life images through speedy 2ms response time and ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio that dynamically adjusts the display’s contrast ratio according to the image content, up to an astonishing 10,000,000:1. Full HD 1080P native resolution and HDMI & DisplayPort inputs bring you into a spectacular world of colors, no matter what you are watching - thanks to Asus exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology.

AI Light function enables the VE278Q to automatically adjust to lower brightness and make your eyes feel more comfortable in the dim environment. Furthermore, it helps save 25% in power consumption. For versatile use, the VE278Q is also embedded with rich I/O ports such as DVI, D-Sub and 3.5mm audio & earphone jacks. Picture in Picture function displays 2 different signals simultaneously via a simple push of the PIP hotkey. Built with green in mind, the Asus VE278Q still brings you a stunning visual experience in a contemporary package.

 

  • newegg LED Backlight Technology Featuring the LED backlight technology, the Asus VE278Q provides increased brightness, enhanced color saturation with less power consumption, minimizes eye fatigue and is more eco-friendly to the environment containing no halogen, mercury or lead, compared with a typical CCFL backlight.
  • newegg ASUS Splendid Video Intelligence Technology The Asus exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology employs a color engine to automatically optimize image quality with intelligent color, brightness, contrast and sharpness corrections for the best results in image preview, movie playback and gaming. 6 Splendid video preset modes (Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard) via hotkey as well as 3 skin tone presets are available for optimal visual experience.
  • newegg Full HD 1080P Format Support with HDMI & DisplayPort With a native 1920x1080 resolution and widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio, the Asus VE278Q displays full HD 1080p content in its native format without any loss of image quality. HDMI or DisplayPort enables lossless transmission of high-definition digital video and audio through a single, convenient cable connection. The DisplayPort interface also offers better support of multiple display streams, longer cable connection, and interoperability with other inputs, such as VGA, DVI and HDMI.
  • newegg ASCR (ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio) Technology ASCR Technology automatically adjusts the luminance of the backlight for better displays according to the image contents, and improves the contrast ratio to 10,000,000:1 for more realistic depictions of night scenes during games or movies.
  • newegg Fast Response Time The Asus VE278Q’s super-fast 2ms (GTG) response time ensures speedy color switching to eliminates ghosting and tracers for smooth motion video and gaming performance.
  • newegg ASUS RAPID REPLACEMENT 2 WAY FREE SHIPPING ASUS now covers return shipping as well as shipping back to the end user, and offers free cross-shipping advanced swap for all urgent LCD RMAs requiring further expedition. Now you can get a replacement LCD as you send your RMA, because good customer service just makes sense. See here for details: http://service.asus.com/ARR.html.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • darryl l.
  • 1/22/2015 8:07:37 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDVI > HDMI

Pros: After mistakenly buying an HDMI-only version of this monitor, which gave me nothing but problems, I RMA'd it and bought this version which has been great.

Cons: None.

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  • Mervin R.
  • 1/18/2015 10:51:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Screen!@

Pros: Had the webcam version of the screen and decided to get two more so I went with the built in speaker versions for the cheaper price. Currently run in NVIDIA surround with no issues!

Cons: The Bezels are think so surround gaming has huge gaps between screens.

Other Thoughts: Overall the screens are great for gaming and if the bezels were thinner would be perfect for surround. I do run them in surround now though and its only a minor inconvenience.

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  • Gary A.
  • 1/11/2015 7:20:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Came extremely well protected. Just about every surface, front and back, was covered by protective film to prevent scratching. Set-up was very easy and on screen adjustments didn't require a high level of knowledge to tweak performance. I'm running an NVIDIA GeForce video card and this monitor just pops with resolution, speed, color, and massive viewing area. Also, NO dead pixels. I'm using the monitors speakers which are located in the back of the screen. I initially thought the location might be a problem but this proved to be false because they sound good to me.
Overall, this monitor really exceeded my expectations.

Cons: None

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  • Jonathan K.
  • 1/2/2015 9:17:54 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGood Response Time, Poor Color and Build

Pros: Great response time
Compatibility with both HDMI and DisplayPort

Cons: Screen shorts out frequently after about a year, will hear loud static and then the screen blacks out resetting power cord usually fixes it
Cannot use hdmi and dvi cables plugged in at same time
Color representation washed out compared to other monitors

Other Thoughts: Worked great for about 14 months and then started to have a lot of issues, not even worth going through the RMA process.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Lex,

I am sorry to hear about the troubles you are having with your ASUS LCD after a years time. Have you tried using a different wall outlet to plug your monitor into to see if it still gives you the same static noises? Do you have a dual monitor set up that you want to use both the DVI and HDMI cable at the same time? The difference between HDMI and DVI is that HDMI supports both video and audio, while DVI only supports video. Have you tried to calibrate your computers graphics card settings to fix the washed out colors? If you would like to speak more about these topics, feel free to email me at cl-jolene@asus.com. Please be sure to also include this case number N150118148, in the subject line of your email as well.

Thank you for being a loyal ASUS customer!

Best regards,
Jolene
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Andrew K.
  • 12/31/2014 6:25:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: It's a huge 27" monitor that works beautifully. I haven't connected the speakers and don't plan to as I have 5.1 speakers. I have always liked ASUS products, but never bought one of their monitor, I'm glad I did.

Cons: I don't like how hard it is to screw in the screw on the DVI located closer to the stand. I was only able to get one tightened.

Other Thoughts: The monitor was shipped to me without any problems with it.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

We want to thank you for your time posting this good review and we are happy to know that your satisfied with the product. If in any case your going to have a problem with the product please email me at customerloyalty@asus.com and put case # N150104415 in the subject line for yout reference.

ASUS Customer Loyalty are dedicated in helping you and all other ASUS customers.

Thank you for choosing ASUS.

Regards,
Mark
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Daniel B.
  • 12/22/2014 12:38:21 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsI would never think ASUS would do this to one of it's loyal customers.

Pros: - Great Price
- Great Size
- Nice colors
- Work for what I needed (till 5 days later)

Cons: I am a Engineering Major, so when I ordered this monitor on 11/11/2014 I assumed that it would work great for my finals, because it's all online (keep in mind my old monitor stop working). Which it did workout great till 5 days later; the screen went green on one of my finals!

I assumed I could get a return/refund thru newegg mainly for the reason it left a bad taste in my mouth, but hear what happened. ASUS told me when I call them I had to go thru Newegg 30 day policy. Which made perfect sense to me, so I did. Fail to realize that the box cut out for the code was needed for a return, but I had shipped the code out on the rebate. As soon as Newegg saw I didn't have the code like a normal person would have shipped it off for the rebate asap, they sent me back a broken monitor with no refund! I try calling ASUS from their rebate department, but after calling 3 times to figure out if they can send me back the cut out of the serial number.. the line doesn't work.

Has ASUS helped me with my issue yet with their product under the first month of a 3 year warranty? No. Has Newegg did anything to help me? No. And I'm truly disappointed that I have done nothing but buy buy buy from Newegg and ASUS, but when it's time for a return for a 5 days DOA. I get my broken monitor back with no refund in a legit amount of time to actually return it under warranty. I swear ASUS I can't believe your customer service is how it is in the rebate department and if I have to spend more than a week to deal with just figuring out what I can do. I will not buy anything ASUS ever ever ever again.

Other Thoughts: If they help me the way they should've from the start, I will rewrite the review, but as of right now.. it's the truth.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear TruelyKnowBetter,

I do apologize for this current service support experience. Unfortunately, once you have sent us the UPC code for the rebate, we are not authorized to return it back to you. If your monitor is not functioning as it should, I would be more than happy to set you up with an ASUS RMA. Please email me at cl-jolene@asus.com with reference case number N141281578. And I would be more than happy to help further discuss with you, your ASUS RMA options.

Best regards,
Jolene
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Chris C.
  • 12/19/2014 10:10:18 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNo complaints

Pros: Great monitor for the price.

Cons: None yet.

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  • Max R.
  • 12/14/2014 9:40:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDead Pixel in less than 2 weeks.

Pros: It was a nice looking well preforming monitor for 9 days. It has a lot of cool options for display and an ambient light sensor.

Cons: Nine days in and I am staring a dead pixel dead center in the screen. This is a huge schock for me coming from 2 samsungs that I had for 7 years and they never got one dead pixel.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Max,

Thank you for your purchase of the ASUS VE278Q LCD monitor. I do apologize about for inconveniences regarding the dead pixel. If there are three or more dead pixels, it would qualify for a RMA utilizing your ASUS manufacture warranty. Since it is a new purchase, I would advise you contact Newegg to see if they would be able to swap the monitor for you under their return policy. If you would like to discuss this further, please feel free to email me at cl-jolene@asus.com with reference case number N141247841.

Thank you for being a loyal ASUS customer!

Best regards,
Jolene
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Taha Z.
  • 11/28/2014 2:19:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat monitor

Pros: I am enjoying this monitor, I have a MacBook Pro, PS4 and an Old IBM Think pad hooked up to it. When I am on my MacBook Pro, I can use the screens PIP feature to work with my Old Thinkpad at the same time. PIP only works for VGA and Display Port only. It is worth the price compared to other monitors. The speakers are ok for light use, make sure your sound isn't bass heavy otherwise the sound will come out weird. The HDMI does transfer the sound through to the monitor. The resolution is alright, it is as good as my MacBook Pro (Late 2011). So far no complaints. Great monitor for gaming. Played WOW on it and it looked spectacular

Cons: The speakers, its alright for light use only.

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  • Everett L.
  • 11/28/2014 1:06:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsASUS VE278Q 27" Backlight Monitor

Pros: This an excellent Monitor that allows you to use either HD or VGA cables to access your system. I bought if for the HD because my Video card is HD. Works great.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Nice looking monitor.

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