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Asus PB278Q 27.0" 2560x1440 60Hz Monitor

( 5.0 Average / 48 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Asus

Part #

PB278Q

Screen Size

27"

Recommended Resolution

2560 x 1440

Widescreen

Yes

Aspect Ratio

16:9

Viewing Angle

178° H x 178° V

Brightness

300 cd/m²

Contrast Ratio

80,000,000:1

Response Time

5 ms

Refresh Rate

60Hz

IPS

Yes

LED

Yes

Built-in Speakers

Yes

DVI

1

DisplayPort

1

HDMI

1

VGA

1

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Prices

Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
Best Buy $359.99 +FREE s/h In stock $359.99
Amazon $359.99 +$22.65 s/h In stock $382.64
( 98 new from $357.36, 53 used from $292.52. Last updated 27 minutes ago. )
Jet $384.99 In stock $384.99+
Newegg $389.99 +FREE s/h In stock $389.99
Directron $394.98 $394.98+
B&H $402.00 +FREE s/h In stock $402.00
PCM $399.99 +$13.18 s/h $413.17
NCIX US $509.99 $509.99+
* Product prices and availability are accurate as of the date/time indicated and are subject to change. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon.com at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of this product.

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Reviews

hbucher 15 points 20 months ago

ASUS is very trustworthy, never had a problem with them. The 2560 x 1440 screen is perfect for dividing it up on emacs. The productivity is way better. And it looks gorgeous too at a very reasonable price point.

bohemond1980 51 points 20 months ago
from completed build 5930K Build

Great 1440p screen, 59Hz though come on.

PhillyAnt 31 points 19 months ago
from completed build My Gaming Rig

Sharp crisp colors. Makes a great secondary monitor and backup as well. I love Asus quality.

jon.flynn 38 points 13 months ago

Very nice screens, they did not work out of the box with the DisplayPort, although that was a function of the EVGA GEFORCE card not being updated to latest firmware. Once that was done. they both work great. Image is good and color reproduction was fairly accurate - small calibration needed only.

bobcat1123 27 points 13 months ago
from completed build Skymonster - 6700k / 980 ti

Amazing monitor. A big step up from my previous 1600x900 at 60hz. I didn't think I cared about IPS panels until I bought this. Colors look great even at the lowest brightness setting. This monitor also works well with my 980 ti. Also its fricken huge and took me a while to get used to the size (previously used a 17" laptop screen).

GraveDoctor 12 points 12 months ago

I hate displayport with a burning passion but other than that 5/5

dgoudie 33 points 10 months ago
from completed build Purple Lian-Li Workstation ^_^

Fantastic looking panel, I use this as my secondary display. As for quality control, I guess I've been lucky. Neither this nor the monitor below have had issues. I even bought this one open box from Amazon.

horacio81 12 points 8 months ago

This is a beautiful display. I thought my 1080p monitor was good...this monitor puts it to shame. The color and contrast are great.

mattkoenig2 6 points 5 months ago
from completed build My Editing Machine

This monitor has a beautiful display. Very sharp and Very clear.

dobo 13 points 4 months ago
from completed build Peruvian - Watercooled

Just great. 1440p is a great stepping stone if you don't want to pay for the power to drive 4K. Also has great colors and good accuracy for Photoshop and Premiere. The height adjust and pivot and swivel stand is amazing as well, although the bezels are a little thick. I think that 27 inch 1080p is too grainy, so this is perfect, and the 980 Ti can drive it well.