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ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black

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Long product name ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black :
The short editorial description of ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black

27.0", 16:9, 2560x1440, 350 cd/㎡, 1000:1, 1ms, 170°(H)/160°(V), HDCP, 38.7W, 7.0Kg
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ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black:
The official marketing text of ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black as supplied by the manufacturer

Forged for Gaming Perfection: The world's first WQHD G-SYNC monitor with rapid 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time
- Crisp 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 visuals combined with fast 144Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, made smooth by NVIDIA®G-SYNC™ technology
- Exclusive GamePlus onscreen timer/crosshair, 60-120-144Hz refresh rate turbo key and intuitive 5-way OSD navigation joystick
- Complete ergonomic tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment with VESA mount capability for optimal placement. PG278Q is a recipient of a 2015 iF Award for its outstanding design.

The ROG SWIFT PG278Q represents the pinnacle of gaming displays, seamlessly combining the latest technologies and design touches that gamers demand.
This 27-inch WQHD 2560 × 1440 gaming monitor packs in nearly every feature a gamer could ask for. An incredible 144Hz refresh rate and a rapid response time of 1ms eliminate lag and motion blur, while an exclusive Turbo key allows you to select refresh rates of 60Hz, 120Hz or 144Hz with just one press. The ROG SWIFT contains integrated NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology to synchronize the display's refresh rate to the GPU. This technology eliminates screen tearing, while minimizing display stutter and input lag to give you the smoothest, fastest and most breathtaking gaming visuals imaginable. Connectivity is simple, yet robust, with a single DisplayPort 1.2 port to enable NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ and dual USB 3.0 ports for convenience.

ASUS-exclusive GamePlus Technology enhances your gaming experience further by providing you with crosshair overlays for FPS games and multiple in-game timers for RTS/MOBA games.
The ROG Swift has a super-narrow 6mm bezel that begs this monitor to be used in multi-display gaming set-ups. With VESA wall mount capability and an ergonomic stand designed with full tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments, the ROG SWIFT is ready for long gaming in session comfort.

The ROG SWIFT PG278Q represents the next generation in gaming displays. This WQHD 2560 x 1440 monitor delivers four times the resolution of 720p, with 109 pixels per inch or 109 RGB matrices per inch. This gives you the benefits of greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. These minor details add up to give you a major in-game advantage.

The ROG SWIFT PG278Q is compatible with the NVIDIA® 3D Vision™ 1 and 2 kits to support up to three WQHD displays for immersive multi-display 3D gaming experience. ROG SWIFT provides the finest 3D gaming and content viewing experience and thanks to the ever-growing library of over 700 3D Vision™ ready game titles, as well as 3D Blu-ray movies and YouTube 3D Playback support. See everything in a new dimension with the ROG SWIFT.

The ROG SWIFT PG278Q Gaming Monitor is specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its slim profile and super-narrow 6mm bezel makes it perfect for almost seamless multi-display setups. The ROG SWIFT also has an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment so you can always find that ideal viewing position. It can also be VESA wall-mounted. PG278Q is a recipient of a 2015 iF Award for its outstanding design.

ROG SWIFT PG278Q features Flicker-free Technology which removes onscreen flicker for a comfortable gaming experience. ROG SWIFT PG278Q has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified flicker-free by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services.

The ROG SWIFT PG278Q Gaming Monitor includes DisplayPort 1.2 for native WQHD output and dual USB 3.0 ports for convenient pass through connectivity. A cable management design feature found on the back of the monitor allows you to organize and hide your cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Short summary description ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black:
This short summary of the ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.

ASUS PG278Q, 68.6 cm (27"), 2560 x 1440 pixels, LED, 3D, 1 ms, Black

Long summary description ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

ASUS PG278Q. Display diagonal: 68.6 cm (27"), Display resolution: 2560 x 1440 pixels, HD type: Wide Quad HD. Display: LED. 3D, Response time: 1 ms, Native aspect ratio: 16:9, Viewing angle, horizontal: 170°, Viewing angle, vertical: 160°. Built-in USB hub, USB hub version: 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1). VESA mounting, Height adjustment. Product colour: Black

Display
Display diagonal *
68.6 cm (27")
Display brightness (typical)
350 cd/m²
Display resolution *
2560 x 1440 pixels
Native aspect ratio *
16:9
Response time
1 ms
HD type *
Wide Quad HD
Supported graphics resolutions
2560 x 1440
Aspect ratio
16:9
Contrast ratio (typical) *
1000:1
Maximum refresh rate *
144 Hz
Viewing angle, horizontal
170°
Viewing angle, vertical
160°
Display number of colours *
16.78 million colours
3D
Yes
Panel type *
TN
Pixel pitch
0.233 x 0.233 mm
Digital horizontal frequency
89 - 222 kHz
Digital vertical frequency
50 - 144 Hz
Performance
NVIDIA G-SYNC *
Yes
Game mode
Yes
Multimedia
Built-in speaker(s) *
No
Built-in camera *
No
Design
Market positioning *
Gaming
Product colour *
Black
Certification
BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL, TUV
Ports & interfaces
Built-in USB hub *
Yes
USB hub version
3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1)
Number of USB Type-B upstream ports quantity
1
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity
2
DVI port
No
DisplayPorts quantity
1
DisplayPort version
1.2
HDCP
Yes
Ergonomics
Panel mounting interface
100 x 100 mm
Cable lock slot *
Yes
Cable lock slot type
Kensington
VESA mounting *
Yes
Height adjustment *
Yes
Height adjustment
12 cm
Pivot
Yes
Pivot angle
0 - 90°
Swivelling
Yes
Swivel angle range
-60 - 60°
Tiltable
Yes
Tilt angle range
-5 - 20°
On Screen Display (OSD)
Yes
Thin Client
Thin client installed
No
Power
Power consumption (typical) *
90 W
Power consumption (max)
38.7 W
Power consumption (off)
0.5 W
Power consumption (PowerSave)
0.5 W
Energy efficiency scale
A+ to F
Sustainability
Sustainability certificates
ENERGY STAR
Weight & dimensions
Width (with stand)
619.8 mm
Depth (with stand)
237.9 mm
Height (with stand)
554.5 mm
Weight (with stand)
6.93 kg
Packaging data
Cables included
AC, DisplayPort
Quick start guide
Yes
Package width
756 mm
Package depth
300 mm
Package height
456 mm
Package weight
10.5 kg
Other features
AC adapter included
Yes
Display
LED
On/off switch
Yes
TV tuner integrated
No
NVIDIA 3D Vision
Yes
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
Yes
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:26:18
Uk has collected 132 expert reviews for ASUS PG278Q 68.6 cm (27") 2560 x 1440 pixels Wide Quad HD Black and the average expert rating is 89 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Uk to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
89%
Source Review comments Score
pcgameware.co.uk
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:16:34
Today I will be taking a look at the most Gaming focused monitor that we have ever seen here at pcGameware. This is the Asus Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor a gaming monitor like no other, no really there's no other like it! Why? Well let's go over the specif...
Bottom line You may have already gathered that I'm rather impressed with the Asus Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor , and I am, very impressed! Never have I seen such focus in a Gaming monitor, Asus no doubt had one goal in mind, when they designed this monitor and that w...
100%
pcauthority.com.au
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:16:57
G-SYNC is Nvidia's new proprietary technology, built into select new gaming screens. It forces the display to be a slave to the graphics card, only updating the screen when the graphics card has a new frame ready for it. It's the opposite to the way monit...
Bottom line Revolutionary - as long as you have the right video card...
83%
uk.hardware.info
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:19:19
When considering gaming monitors, their response time is probably the first thing that comes to mind. While this is an important characteristic, a good monitor offers more than just rapid colour changes. Hardware.Info tested 12 gaming monitors, studied...
Bottom line You have plenty of options to choose from if you're looking to purchase a gaming monitor. Without a doubt the best option of the 120/144 Hz Full HD models is the Eizo FG2421, which does not only convince in terms of image smoothness, but also in terms o...
0%
digitalversus.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:21:26
We've been talking about G-SYNC since the end of 2013. It was both announced and unveiled in October, details being given on an Asus monitor specially modified for the occasion. Since then, the Nvidia technology has been the subject of much online discuss...
Good Incredible responsiveness, Gameplay completely smooth thanks to GSYNC, A decent design for a gaming monitor, Finally a QHD TN panel...
Bad We'd have liked an HDMI port to connect a games console or TV box, even if it is without GSYNC, Pretty high price, No ULMB in 144 Hz mode...
Bottom line Asus has unleashed the first G-SYNC monitor, and it is a beauty. It's also the first QHD TN panel to hit the market, with an excellent refresh rate of 144 Hz. Although its connectivity options could be better, this screen is still perfectly suited to its...
100%
tweaktown.com
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2015-12-10 02:22:34
Today, we have a really special treat for you. ASUS hooked us up with the new Swift PG278Q monitor for a review, and we are practically speechless. In a word: gorgeous. But, I can't let too much go right now.The PG278Q features NVIDIA G-Sync technology, w...
Bottom line So, it's the end of this review, and I'll bet you want to hear my final thoughts. I can sum up the next several paragraphs in one sentence: This monitor kicks ass, takes no prisoners, and is one hell of a gaming monitor and would be great for an Eyefinit...
93%
tomshardware.co.uk
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:22:59
We've been waiting to experience the wonders of G-Sync for months, and Asus is the first company to deliver a finished product. Its ROG Swift PG278Q is a 27-inch QHD TN-based display with G-Sync, 144 Hz operation, and ULMB, a new blur-reduction feature...
Bottom line From the tone of this review, you can probably tell we're excited about G-Sync. It's the first revolutionary display technology we've seen in a very long time. Advances in host and graphics processing performance are so frequent that they're practically p...
0%
overclockersclub.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:23:23
Today I will be looking at the latest monitor from ASUS, which is targeted squarely at the gaming segment with a refresh rate of up to 144Hz, 1ms (GTG) response times, and a wealth of other features, such as a resolution of up to 2560x1440, an anti-glare...
Good Smoooooth, Slim bezel, GSync technology, 3D Vision 2 support, Ultra Low Motion Blur, Excellent picture, Great gaming, DP 1.2 connection, USB 3.0 functionality...
Bad Pricing...
Bottom line When you get down to it, the facts are that even with a TN panel being used for the high refresh rate, the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync monitor delivers great picture quality and truly impressive gaming. I could go on all day long about how smooth each of...
0%
kitguru.net
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:26:01
One of the major selling points of this new ASUS screen is the support for Nvidia's G-SYNC technology. G-SYNC has been designed to eliminate screen tearing – an unpleasant artifact that can rear its ugly head from time to time. We have covered this techno...
Good Super smooth motion at the highest settings, well thought out interface system – we love the nipple/joystick system, build quality, strongest, most versatile monitor stand system we have seen, very good ‘out of the box' setup...
Bad The cost will be too prohibitive for many, AMD users will need to buy Nvidia hardware to take advantage of GSYNC, Be prepared to invest in expensive graphics hardware if you want consistent 100frame rates at 1440p in the latest DX11 games, Only $799 in Am...
Bottom line The Asus Republic Of Gamers Swift PG278Q 144hz G-Sync is one of the best all round monitors we have tested in a very long time. Nvidia's G-SYNC is a very welcome addition and in real world terms it helps removes any sign of tearing and stuttering.We have...
95%
Digitaltrends.com
Updated:
2016-02-17 06:41:54
No group is more likely to embrace 4K than gamers. Videophiles have to wait for a complex web of support. Formats must be updated, streaming services must be improved, and Internet bandwidth widened. Most games, though, face no such limits. 4K gaming can be enjoyed with the flip of a single in-game setting...
Good Sturdy stand, 4K resolution, G-Sync compatible, Excellent post-calibration color accuracy...
Bad Very expensive, Mediocre out-of-box image quality, Limited monitor controls...
Bottom line Like the Asus PG279Q, the PG27AQ is a monitor that is difficult to compare with others because its feature set is so specific. Its only obvious, direct competitor is the Acer XB280HK, another 4K panel with G-Sync. The Acer holds up against the PG27AQ in most...
70%
techteamgb.co.uk
Updated:
2016-02-17 06:41:54
1440p. G-sync. 144Hz. My god this is is good! Strap yourselves in, because this is gonna be a long one!This, ladies and gentleman, is Asus' PG278Q – more commonly known as the ROG Swift. It features only ONE DisplayPort 1.2 connector, DC in and a 2 port U...
0%
pctechreviews.com.au
Updated:
2016-10-21 02:04:09
Landing on my desk a few weeks ago was an ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitor for me to put through its paces. It's been out a little while now, and I've been weighing up a monitor upgrade for some time, so I was keen to see what this multi award winner could d...
Good Visuals; Superb colour and text crispness, Build Quality, Performance - 1ms refresh is impressive, Features such as Gameplus are clever and useful...
Bad Premium cost and it's no spring chicken...
Bottom line With 4k becoming more and more prevalent, would I be better off waiting? The voice of reason in the back of my head says "don't be silly James, what graphics card is capable of doing 4k in anger? Remember when you were thinking about buying a 4k TV 18 mon...
0%
yugatech.com
Updated:
2016-11-20 01:16:28
It's SLEEK. It's FAST. And it is, in our opinion, the best gaming monitor money can buy right now. Head past the break to see why we're so impressed with this gaming monitor from ASUS called the RoG Swift PG278Q.The RoG Swift PG278Q was quite the head tur...
Good No-frill design with generous air vents for better head dissipation, Almost non-existent matte-black bezels, Offers various monitor adjustments (Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, Height), 27-inch with WQHD hits the sweet spot between size and resolution, High Refresh...
Bad about it, Premium price tag ($799 or Php45,000), Viewing angles are not that great, Color reproduction and Contrast is good, but not at par with other panels, Only has one (1) video port, G-SYNC is only limited to NVidia Graphics cards (sorry AMD users)...
Bottom line We said it once and we'll say it again; the ASUS RoG Swift PG278Q is the best gaming monitor in the market. It's the perfect marriage between outstanding design and innovative display technology, one that will truly complement your high-end gaming rig.The...
0%
chip.com.my
Updated:
2016-11-20 01:16:30
NVIDIA's G-Sync technology was introduced not too long ago, promising to correct a lot of issues that were prevalent with VSync, such as stuttering and graphics tearing. The ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q is one of the first displays to incorporate this new techno...
Good GSync works as advertised...
Bad Only one display input port, Expensive...
Bottom line If money is no object, and you happen to be running a system equipped with an NVIDIA GTX 650Ti or above, this is the monitor to go for, if you don't mind the lack of multiple device support.(previously published in issue September 2014)...
0%
tbreak.ae
Updated:
2016-11-20 01:16:32
Whenever I see a product from ASUS' Republic Of Gamers (ROG) lineup, I know that it means serious business. They don't just stamp it on everything that they make, and the ROG lineup of products is specifically tailored to the rather finicky gamer market...
Bottom line Hands down, the PG278Q is one of the best monitors for PC gaming, simply because its G-Sync capabilities will quite literally take your gaming to the next level. Priced at $750 (AED 2,770 ) it's a worthwhile investment if you're looking for a comfortabl...
90%
HEXUS.net
Updated:
2016-11-20 01:16:33
Gaming monitor technology took a significant step forward when Nvidia revealed G-Sync technology last year. Asus is the first monitor manufacturer to roll out G-Sync on a 27in, 2,560x1,440 resolution screen. Continuing the firsts, the Swift PG287Q is the...
0%
tftcentral.co.uk
Updated:
2017-05-16 01:43:34
Maybe once or twice a year a new monitor arrives which gets the whole market excited, including ourselves. This is one of those occasions as Asus are soon to release their new ROG Swift PG278Q Gaming monitor. It's been "coming soon" for over 6 month...
Good Excellent gaming experience, low response times and lag. Support for NVIDIA G-sync and new ULMB mode, Flicker-free backlight, Excellent default setup...
Bad Restrictive viewing angles of TN Film technology, Lack of preset modes and some bells and whistles, Limited connectivity with DisplayPort only...
Bottom line We know how excited people were to get a detailed review of this monitor as quickly as possible, so we decided to release this as a full review straight away without making it a paid preview first. If you appreciate the early access to the review and enjo...
0%
apcmag.com
Updated:
2017-08-27 01:17:59
So what separates a ‘gaming monitor' from your normal display? Usually, one or more of the following: Playing games at 120Hz or 144Hz allows you to play them at 120fps or 144fps, and with twice the frequency of updates everything feels more fluid, smooth...
80%
pcgamers.net.au
Updated:
2018-05-29 09:08:06
Landing on my desk a few weeks ago was an ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitor for me to put through its paces. It’s been out a little while now, and I’ve been weighing up a monitor upgrade for some time, so I was keen to see what this multi award winner...
Good Visuals, Superb colour and text crispness, Build Quality, Performance – 1ms refresh is impressive, Features such as Gameplus are clever and useful...
Bad Premium cost and it's no spring chicken...
Bottom line I can honestly say this is the best monitor I’ve ever used. I felt like a family pet had died when I had to give it back.If performance is paramount for you, and you are wielding an NVIDIA GPU, then this is your monitor. I’m sure it works fine with an AMD...
0%
anandtech.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:11:38
The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) line includes everything you want for building a high-end gaming PC: GPUs, Motherboards, Keyboards and Mice, Sound Cards, Headsets, and now Monitors. The ROG Swift PG278Q is a 27” WQHD display that has both a 144Hz maximu...
Bottom line The ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q is a monitor that is good when it comes to the usability features, but falls short on many of the objective measures. With a well designed stand, a pair of USB 3.0 ports, and a nice OSD, it is a display that is easy to use and ad...
0%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:13:38
In order to stay competitive, most gaming enthusiasts will outfit their PC's with powerful graphics cards capable of insane frame rates. Cruising along at 60 frames per second (fps) is all well and good, but if your monitor can't keep pace with your GPU...
Good Sharp WQHD image. Excellent gaming performance. Fully adjustable stand. Cool gamer-centric features.
Bad Only one video input. So-so viewing-angle performance. Skewed greens...
Bottom line The Asus ROG Swift PG278Q is a 27-inch WQHD monitor designed for gamers. It uses Nvidia's G-Sync technology and a 144Hz refresh rate to deliver super-smooth motion performance, and it offers some neat gaming features...
80%
Bjorn3d.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:14:07
Nvidia has been very proud of many of their advances over the last few years, offering special ways to improve the gaming experience using GeForce products. That being said we have seen many instances where gaming immersion has been enhanced or at least c...
Good Changes the way you experience games, Amazing smoothness, Plug and play (it just works), Need to see to understand, Changes the way you experience games, Amazing smoothness, Plug and play (it just works), Need to see to understand...
Bad Monitor price is a bit high so far, Only works on Nvidia GPUs, Monitor price is a bit high so far, Only works on Nvidia GPUs...
Bottom line Nvidia G-SYNC technology is something that is hard to put into words but if you try it you will understand it and it will be tough to game without it. 10...
97%
techgage.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:15:47
I admit that sometimes, I'm a little slow to catch on to some common things. Take Vsync, for example. As much as I hate to admit it, it wasn't until about five years ago that I realized its true usefulness. Prior to that, I couldn't have imagined delibera...
Bottom line I mentioned above that G-SYNC is hard to truly appreciate simply from reading a review, so I'll try to do it justice here. Because I got a hands-on preview last fall, I pretty much knew what to expect from this monitor, and thankfully, it delivered. Wha...
0%
legitreviews.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:16:13
The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) SWIFT PG278Q 27-inch WQHD G-Sync display has been lauded as the best gaming monitor for the second half of 2014. This monitor boasts a 27-inch WQHD LED display boasts a 2560 x 1440 (16:9) screen resolution on a TN panel w...
Bottom line The ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q is hands down the best gaming monitor that we have had the opportunity to use so far this year. The difference with and without G-Sync is very pronounced on most of the game titles that we play on a regular basis and it is a majo...
0%
pcper.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:19:49
The first monitor to ship with G-Sync is the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q - a fantastic 2560x1440 27-in monitor with a 144 Hz maximum refresh rate. I wrote a glowing review of the display here recently with the only real negative to it being a high price tag: $7...
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Techreport.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:21:05
We've been excited about Nvidia's G-Sync technology for nearly a year, since the firm first unveiled the concept to the world at a press event last fall. The basic idea—letting the graphics card tell the display to update itself when the next frame of ani...
Bottom line I keep telling you that you need to see this thing in action for yourself—in order to appreciate G-Sync, in order to grasp how decent a "good TN" panel can be. Earlier, then, I pointedly directed you not to try out the PG278Q in person if you didn't want...
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hothardware.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:22:10
Before we dive in and show you the brand-new ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-Sync enabled monitor, we have a confession to make: We are ecstatic that there is finally some innovation happening in the monitor market. For years, 30” panels with native resolutions o...
Good Fast Refresh Rates, Looks Great, GSync Support, Physical Buttons, Thin Bezels...
Bad Somewhat Pricey, Only A Single Input...
Bottom line If you skipped right to the conclusion to gague our impression of the new ASUS ROG SWIFT PG278Q monitor with G-Sync, let me make it clear --  this monitor is awesome. It packs in virtually all of the features gamers crave, and it looks good while doing it...
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pcper.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:22:50
In December of 2013 we took a look at the ASUS VG248QE monitor , the display for which NVIDIA released a mod kit to allow users that already had this monitor to upgrade to G-Sync compatibility. It worked, and I even came away impressed. I noted in my conc...
Bottom line It's really easy to fall in love with the ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q monitor when you start using it. The build quality of the display is top notch and, even though it has the TN moniker on it, the quality and viewing angles are better than you're going to exp...
0%
tomshardware.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:22:58
We've been waiting to experience the wonders of G-Sync for months, and Asus is the first company to deliver a finished product. Its ROG Swift PG278Q is a 27-inch QHD TN-based display with G-Sync, 144 Hz operation, and ULMB, a new blur-reduction feature...
Bottom line From the tone of this review, you can probably tell we're excited about G-Sync. It's the first revolutionary display technology we've seen in a very long time. Advances in host and graphics processing performance are so frequent that they're practically p...
0%
reviewstudio.net
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:23:33
Alongside the 4K ready PB287Q, ASUS also tossed me the PG278Q RoG Swift gaming monitor. While the company previously delivered other gaming monitors, the PG278Q is the first RoG branded one, and it's also the first to sport NVidia's G-Sync technology (at...
Good Excellent gaming experience, GSync, Great image quality for a TN panel;...
Bad Limited viewing angles, Connectivity only via DisplayPort;...
Bottom line My first impressions of the ASUS RoG Swift PG278Q are very positive. The first Republic of Gamers monitor stands as a premium product, and one of the best RoG branded items on the market today.Mixing G-Sync, high refresh-rate and the 1440p resolution, and...
87%
guru3d.com
Updated:
2015-12-10 02:24:02
NVIDIA G-Sync ASUS Republic Of Gamers Swift PG278Q GSYNC gaming monitorJoin us as we review the ASUS Republic Of Gamers Swift PG278Q GSYNC gaming monitor. NVIDIA has announced GSync but 3rd party monitors with that GSYNC module have been hard to get. ASUS...
Bottom line With all these features like G-Sync the monitor has huge potential for you guys, the gamers. My advice: you need to personally see it to believe it as no chart or recorded video can display the on-screen G-Sync experience you can only see in a real-world...
100%
DigitalReviews.net
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2015-12-10 02:24:30
Read more http://www.guru3d.com/articles-summary/asus-rog-swift-pg278q-gsync-gaming-monitor-review.html...
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HEXUS.net
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2015-12-10 02:24:54
Gaming monitor technology took a significant step forward when Nvidia revealed G-Sync technology last year. Asus is the first monitor manufacturer to roll out G-Sync on a 27in, 2,560x1,440 resolution screen. Continuing the firsts, the Swift PG287Q is the...
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overclock3d.net
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2015-12-10 02:25:39
ASUS aren't exactly new to the monitor world. In fact two of our favourite monitors of all time are ASUS models, including the very recently reviewed 4K screen that was extremely good value. However, we're not a website that lives on a golden pedestal wit...
Bottom line Reviewing monitors is, as we've said before, difficult. After all you're looking at this on whatever you currently own, so even if we had a perfect fidelity reproduction it will never look as it should because of the limitations in your display. The best...
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monitornerds.com
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2017-09-28 01:28:36
Editor's note: The price for this monitor dropped on 6/2/17. We can consider most if not all of the gaming monitors available to us as cutting edge or the cream of the crop, and most of these models rarely get a refresh or a remodel. Newer iterations...
Bottom line The Asus ROG Swift PG278QR offers a significant increase in the most important facet of gaming monitors, which is a high refresh rate capable of eliminating stutters and screen tearing. The benefits of this improvement may m subjective or dependent on...
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monitornerds.com
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2017-09-28 01:28:36
ProsConsThe Asus PG278Q focuses on two things above all else (even above having multiple video inputs and a futuristic design) – gameplay and comfort. And if you are a gamer who cares less about the little things and more about your gaming...
Good WQHD (4 times more pixels than HD), Excellent refresh rate (144Hz ), Excellent response time (1 ms), Nvidia G-Sync support, Highly comfortable (height, tilt, swivel, pivot adjustability with VESA mounting), Has a smart air vent that keeps the display cool...
Bad Only one video output, Skewed greens, Moderate viewing angles...
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monitornerds.com
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2017-09-28 01:28:36
The ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q is without a doubt one of the best-performing 144hz monitor TN panel monitors out there, with its fast refresh rate and response time as well as input lag, ASUS have developed a monitor that suit most people...
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pcmonitors.info
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2017-09-28 01:28:36
Every now and then a monitor is released which offers something unique, something special. The ASUS PG278Q, nicknamed the ROG (Rupublic of Gamers) SWIFT, is one such monitor. This screen is designed for gaming, with responsiveness being a key consideratio...
Good Pleasing out of the box performance, particularly with respect to gamma. Colours were rich and inviting after a little tweaking, the most important ‘tweak' being to lower brightness, A good contrast performance free from peripheral ‘glow' (e.g. IPS glow)...
Bad Some colour channel corrections needed to reach the desired 6500K white point on our unit. Vibrancy held back a little by screen surface and further down the screen due to TN viewing angle limitations, The screen surface provided a grainy look in places a...
Bottom line The ASUS PG278Q (ROG SWIFT) offers the unique combination of 144Hz refresh rate and 2560 x 1440 resolution on a highly responsive TN panel. To ice the cake, this is also a G-SYNC monitor which can adapt its refresh rate on the fly to maximise visual fluid...
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displaylag.com
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2017-11-29 02:25:57
This ASUS PG278Q gaming monitor was provided by ASUS for review purposes. I will be reviewing the build construction, picture quality, and overall technical performance of the PG278Q.The ASUS PG278Q needs little introduction to those following the develop...
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monitornerds.com
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2018-05-21 02:44:09
The Asus ROG Swift PG278QR is still our favorite gaming monitor for this year due to its exceptional value, performance, and advantages. We've seen numerous releases such as the Asus PG27VQ which should have been comparable in many ways, but the PG278...
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monitornerds.com
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2018-05-21 02:44:09
We already have a best of the best guide for gaming monitors, but our analysis indicates that there are six user favorites among the crowd. We exist to inform you about the latest gaming tech, but we know that most of today's gamers are already street-sm...
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monitornerds.com
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2020-02-23 21:14:25
UPDATED: The Asus PG278Q offers a very popular 1440[ screen with a high refresh rate which forms the current gaming sweet spot for visual detail and speed. This monitor has been around for some time which indicates that it's one of the more succes...
Bottom line The Asus PG278Q is still one of the best gaming monitors you can buy if you want better visuals and speed is of utmost concern. The TN panel in this device is one of the best in the industry when it comes to output quality. The screen looks less vibrant t...
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monitornerds.com
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2020-02-23 21:14:25
Monitor video reviews are in a lot of ways different than the ones we make since they tend to focus more on the user experience that the technical aspects. Watching well-made video reviews and reading detailed reviews such as our work here at Monitornerds...
Bottom line Video reviews are perfect complements to technical reviews like our articles to give you a user-based impression of a specific gaming or professional display. Consulting both will provide you with sufficient knowledge before shopping for your next displa...
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monitornerds.com
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2020-02-23 21:14:25
Shopping for the best 1440p monitors is a popular conundrum for our dear readers because of its practicality against 4K and massive improvements over 1080p. It's also a considerable factor that QHD monitors like the ones listed here are becoming much more...
Bottom line 1440p monitors aren't as conventional as 1080p and 4K options that pop up in the market because the former is more commonly used while the latter is highly sought after. 1080p is also easier to run for almost every level of hardware available today, while...
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pcmag.com
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2020-06-10 02:39:31
In order to stay competitive, most gaming enthusiasts will outfit their PC's with powerful graphics cards capable of insane frame rates. Cruising along at 60 frames per second (fps) is all well and good, but if your monitor can't keep pace with your GPU...
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