Asus PA279CRV (IPS)

Asus PA279CRV (IPS)

Asus PA279CRV (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
4.4
CASUAL GAMING: Poor5.8/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.9/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Good7.9/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Fair6.6/10
RESOLUTION: Very Good8.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Fair6.9/10
CONTRAST: Poor5.9/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Poor4.9/10
RESPONSE TIME: Poor5.9/10
TEXT QUALITY: Very Good8.0/10

The Asus PA279CRV boasts a 4K resolution on a 27-inch IPS display which is great for detailed images and clear text, making it suitable for digital photo editing with high coverage of color gamuts like sRGB and AdobeRGB. The matte coating and good image clarity further contribute to a pleasant viewing experience for productivity tasks. However, for gaming, it falls short with a lower refresh rate and poor total response time, leading to subpar performance in fast-paced games. It's not optimal for HDR gaming or media consumption due to limited brightness and contrast. Overall, this monitor is a good choice if you prioritize work involving color accuracy over gaming or HDR content. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.




Evaluation

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Pros
  • High 4K resolution
  • Good color accuracy for editing
  • Adjustable stand for comfort
  • Matte coating reduces glare
Cons
  • Poor contrast
  • Low peak brightness
  • Not suitable for HDR
  • Poor refresh rate for gaming

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
4.4
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.7
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Casual Gaming:
3.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$449
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Local Dimming Zones
8

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
920:1
SDR Peak Brightness
376 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
436 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
99.3 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
17 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 60 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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5/10
Ghosting Score
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6/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
163 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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8/10
Image Clarity Score
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8/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
1
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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Display Ninja

Rob Shafer | September 2023
"The ASUS PA279CRV is an excellent value 4K IPS monitor for color-critical work involving sRGB, Rec.709, DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB color spaces. On top of that, it features rich connectivity options, a robust design and plenty of additional features."

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