Great for gaming.
Rotates into portrait mode.
A lot of connections.
Great pixel response time.
Very good contrast ratio.
DisplayMate revealed a few minor trouble spots.
Useless dynamic contrast ratio.
Not great default setup.
Lacks sRGB emulation.
Lacks USB hub.
By TweakTown on August 06, 2013
15 hours, 20 mins agoI recently purchased an ASUS PB278Q monitor for my daily use, and it's gorgeous. It's 2560x1440 resolution provides plenty of desktop real estate, but it only arrives with a 60Hz refresh rate. I feel like I'm...-
By TweakTown on August 02, 2013
For over a year now, I've been using the Samsung S27A950D, which is a 1920x1080 panel, but includes a super-slick 120Hz refresh rate. I owned an HP LP3065 many years ago, which was a 30-inch display with a 2560x1600 resolution. I've always been...-
By VR-Zone on May 25, 2013
After years of being stuck with the dreadful "movie-watching friendly" 1920x1080 displays in the mainstream, we're finally seeing some progress on the resolution and pixel density front, albeit mostly on the mobile tablets (the 2560x1600 Nexus 10...90
By Good Gear Guide on February 11, 2013
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...90
By Macworld Australia on January 02, 2013
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.Related Tags: 27in, asus, display, macworld, macworld...80
By cnet on December 11, 2012
Well-priced and powerful, the Asus PB278Q is the best entry point for those seeking an extreme-definition monitor at a not-so-extreme...80
By Overclock3D on December 08, 2012
Let's start with the monitor itself.It's huge. Make no mistake, the difference between even a 24" 1080P monitor, and the 27" ASUS offering is immense. The amount of screen real-estate available is glorious, and you really feel the benefit of the...87
By ITProPortal on November 29, 2012
So there’s no doubting this Asus offering is a tempting buy, although for only slightly more (£50 or so), the IPS-based Dell UltraSharp U2713HM offers similar performance and a more robust feature set.80
By PCAdvisor on November 21, 2012
The ASUS PB278Q is a very stylish WQHD monitor. The colour fidelity is great even with factory settings, and the monitor has a very high contrast and brightness.-
By Hardware.Info on November 21, 2012
The energy consumption is low and the features are fairly complete, even if we would have liked to have a USB 3.0 hub. The features that ASUS did add are practical especially for graphic designers.85