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ASUS VE258Q 25-Inch Monitor - Blank Reviews

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ASUS Splits the Difference Between the High End and the Affordable

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Pros: LED backlight is very consistant, black level is very low, large screen size, many inputs, good OSD

Cons: Typical TN gamma shift during off viewing, cheap-o stand, seems to lean toward the cooler color temps

Build Quality/Initial Impressions The VE258Q is the higher end line of Asus's value series, which is designated with the "V" at the beginning of the name. The "E" seems to stand for the inclusion of a LED backlight. The box includes all the cords you would expect from a 230+ dollar monitor (DVI, VGA, speaker cord, and power cable.) Taking the monitor out of the packaging was a little more difficult than other ASUS monitors, but easily a one person job. As I took the monitor out of the packaging, I noticed it was very light compared to any monitor I had ever lifted before. This must be because of the LED backlight; there is no need for ballasts and such that CCFL's need. The entire...
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