Asus XB273U F (IPS)

Asus XB273U F (IPS)

Asus XB273U F (IPS)

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BEST RATING
Competitive Gaming:
4.9
CASUAL GAMING: Good7.0/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Best in Class9.5/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Fair6.7/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Fair6.3/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.0/10
BRIGHTNESS: Good7.3/10
CONTRAST: Fair6.1/10
COLOR VOLUME: Poor5.6/10
REFRESH RATE: Best in Class9.5/10
RESPONSE TIME: Very Good8.1/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.0/10

The Asus XB273U F with an IPS panel comes at a premium price and is excellent for competitive gaming due to its high refresh rate and quick response time, which can help reduce motion blur and improve your reaction times in fast-paced games. The high refresh rate also supports variable refresh rate technology to reduce screen tearing. For casual gaming, it's a solid choice as well, with good color reproduction and brightness. If you're more into productivity, the monitor's size and resolution provide a clear and spacious workspace, but it may not be the best value for money if productivity is your primary concern. While this monitor has good color coverage, making it suitable for digital photo editing, it falls short for professional HDR video editing or tasks that require the highest color accuracy for print photo editing. Additionally, the contrast may not be ideal for HDR gaming or media consumption in dark rooms. Overall, the Asus XB273U F is a strong contender for serious gaming and general photo editing but less so for the most color-critical work or the best HDR experience. 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
  • Best in class refresh rate
  • High-quality IPS panel
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomics
  • Wide color gamut for photo editing
  • Supports variable refresh rate (VRR)
Cons
  • Limited HDR peak brightness
  • Lower contrast compared to other types
  • Limited color volume
  • Not optimal for HDR video editing

Ratings by Category

Competitive Gaming:
4.9
The competitive gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, total response time, variable refresh rate, strobing and brightness.
Casual Gaming:
4.0
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.
Productivity:
3.7
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
3.3
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,094
Screen Size
27"
Resolution
2560 x 1440
Screen Type
LED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Refresh Rate
360Hz

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
1242:1
SDR Peak Brightness
488 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
468 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
No
sRGB Color Gamut
99.6 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
5.4 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
20 - 240 Hz
Strobing / BFI
Yes
Persistence Blur Score
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9.5/10
Ghosting Score
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8.1/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
109 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7/10
Image Clarity Score
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7/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
2
HDMI 2.1 Ports
0
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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