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Asus Proart PA278QV Review

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The Asus ProArt PA278QV’s ergonomics were praised, as were the flicker-free backlight, VRR support, and quick response time. Critics agree it’s a good monitor for light gaming. But it has low contrast, no HDR, and poor blacks.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Asus ProArt PA278QV is the brand’s budget-level model released in 2020. It promises to deliver more excellent SDR performance than other budget models thanks to its excellent coverage of the sRGB color space. It also has a better refresh rate than its competitor, the Dell S2721QS, which results in a smoother desktop experience. It’s an excellent monitor for those wanting a high-performance monitor for their work-from-home experience. In addition, the Asus ProArt PA278QV has superior glare and reflection handling, a sturdy and ergonomic stand, and Adaptive-Sync technology to support some light gaming. Keep reading our Asus ProArt PA278QV review, and don’t forget to check out the highest-rated computer monitors available now.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Asus ProArt PA278QV has great ergonomics and a flicker-free backlight, making it a great choice for those who need to work hard and play hard. However, it has a low contrast ratio, no HDR support, and poor black uniformity. If you’re looking for a monitor with Extreme Low Motion Sync (ELMB SYNC), check out the ASUS ROG Strix XG279Q.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Great Ergonomics
  • Flicker-Free Backlight
  • Variable Refresh Rate Support
  • Good Response Time

Reason to Avoid

  • Low Contrast Ratio
  • No HDR Support
  • Bad Black Uniformity

Asus Proart PA278QV Specs

Available InputsAvailable Inputs3.5mm, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB
Bluelight FilterBluelight FilterYes
Built-In SpeakersBuilt-In SpeakersYes
Built-In WebcamBuilt-In WebcamNo
Curved ScreenCurved ScreenNo
Display TypeIPS
Flicker FreeFlicker FreeYes
HDMI Inputs1
HDR Formatn/a
High Dynamic Range (HDR)No
Max Resolution2560 x 1440
Panel TypePanel TypeIPS
Refresh Rate75 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time5 ms
Rotating ScreenRotating ScreenYes
Screen size27"
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAMD FreeSync, G-Sync

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Test Results

Brightness (nits)462
Contrast Ratio (as ratio, x:1)866
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)70
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)70
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)94.9
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)0
Response Time (ms)0
Reflections % (Total Reflections)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)0

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Score Card

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Expert Score

85

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91

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True Score

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Expert Scores

  • Rtings
    103.4

    Category Trust Rating

    67
    The ASUS ProArt PA278QV is an ideal budget monitor for video/photo editors who also like… Read More

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  • Expert Reviews UK
    51.58

    Category Trust Rating

    100
    The ASUS ProArt Display PA278QV is a very good monitor for content creators. Its high… Read More

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  • Display Ninja
    10.93

    Category Trust Rating

    96
    It wasn’t so long ago that a pre-calibrated monitor with guaranteed colour accuracy sent accountants’… Read More

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