Asus PB287Q 28 Inch 4k LCD Monitor

Monitor

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The Asus PB287Q is a second-generation 4K monitor, and one of the first available for under $1,000. The "Ultra HD" 4K resolution of 3840x2160 allows a lot of detail to be visible on the screen at a time, but it also puts a much greater load on graphics cards - especially if you are gaming or using other graphics intensive applications. Being four times that of 1080P it also requires a high bandwidth video connection in order to run at its full capabilities. The only way to do that over a single cable and reach full resolution at 60Hz refresh rate is with DisplayPort 1.2, and to enable that on the PB287Q additional steps are needed after hooking everything up. You can also an HDMI cable to achieve the full resolution with a refresh rate of 30Hz.

The screen itself is a fairly standard LCD with LED backlighting. More expensive 4K monitors, like the Asus PB321Q, may provide better color accuracy and wider viewing angles without color loss. This model does come on a nice stand that provides tilt, swivel, and height adjustments.
William George (Customer Service)
William George (Customer Service) Says:
Please note that full 4K @ 60Hz operation on this monitor is best done with a DisplayPort connection. If you are going to use a monitor like this, select a video card or motherboard that has native DisplayPort output. Additionally, if you are a gamer, please note that playing at 4K puts tremendous demands on the video card. A high-end single card is required at a minimum, and if you want to play games at higher quality settings then dual GPUs is probably the best way to go.
Jeff Stubbers (Mr. Customer Service)
Jeff Stubbers (Mr. Customer Service) Says:
Asus lists the 28" PB287Q monitor is a 10-bit monitor, which is great for those who need accurate color for Photoshop use. If accurate color reproduction is important for you, this is a step in the right direction, along with choosing a workstation class graphics card. However they do not list a color gamut that this screen meets, so I would be more inclined to choose one that lists as close to 100% AdobeRGB as possible over this one if color accuracy is of top importance.

This monitor comes with the following input types: (1) HDMI 1.4/MHL, (1) HDMI 1.4, & (1) DisplayPort 1.2 input.

Asus lists this monitor as coming with:
Cable Clamp
Audio cable
Power cord
DisplayPort cable (Optional)
Quick start guide
HDMI cable (Optional)
Warranty Card
MHL cable (Optional)

The "(Optional)" listings are a bit perplexing, as it is not clear to me if Asus is stating that they may or may not include those "(Optional)" cables, or if they are simply trying to note that using those cables are optional. Looking at one of the packages opened, it had both one DisplayPort and one HDMI cable.
Model: Asus PB287Q

Specifications:
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Display Properties
Screen Type  LCD
Backlight Type  LED
Screen Size  28 Inches
Aspect Ratio  Widescreen (16:9)
Native Resolution  3840x2160
Response Time  1 ms
Pixel Pitch  .16 mm (0.0 in)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio  100000000 :1
Max Brightness  300 cd/m^2
Display Colors  1073.7M (10bit)
VESA Mounting  100x100mm
Connectivity
DVI  No
HDMI  Yes
DisplayPort  Yes
HDCP Compliant  Yes
Built-in Speakers  Yes
Built-in Webcam  No
Dimension w/ Stand
Width  660 mm (26.0 in)
Height  414 mm (16.3 in)
Depth  220.06 mm (8.7 in)

Included Cables
Audio cable
Power cord
DisplayPort cable (Optional)
HDMI cable (Optional)
MHL cable (Optional)



Further Reading

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