Even though it's light, the PA246Q is also thick with a depth measuring 1.87 inches to 2.25 inches around the frame, and up to just under 3 inches if you include the backside protrusion. Around the actual display, the bezel measures 0.75 inches on the sides and top, and around 1.38 inches on the bottom, leaving a little extra room for the onscreen controls and racing stripe.
We don't recommend laying your monitor face down like this, not unless it leaked fluid on the floor and you're trying to rub its nose in it. For our purposes, putting the PA246Q in a face-plant position gives a great view of the connectivity ports, which includes HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI-D, D-Sub, and Kensington lock. This angle also shows how thick the monitor is, though it's not as bulky as some other IPS displays we've seen.
Asus doesn't just provide all the connections you might need, but throws in the appropriate cables, too. The PA246Q comes with a DVI cable, USB cable, D-Sub cable, and DisplayPort cable, saving you more than a few bucks if you don't already own whichever one you plan to use. And if you do, toss them into your spare parts tackle box.
Getting back to the Picture-in-Picture functionality, the various display ports provide plenty of flexibility in how you choose to use the PA246Q. You could, for example, mix work and play by hooking up a Blu-ray player or game console via HDMI and have it run in a window when you need a quick break from all that CAD work.