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Specs of ASUS ROG PG278Q

Release Date in Malaysia
DateOct 2015
Display diagonal68.6 cm (27")
Display brightness (typical)350 cd/m²
Display resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
Response time1 ms
HD typeWide Quad HD
Supported graphics resolutions2560 x 1440
Contrast ratio (typical)1000:1
Viewing angle, horizontal170°
Viewing angle, vertical160°
Display number of colours16.78 million colours
Native aspect ratio16:9
Aspect ratio16:9
Display diagonal (metric)68.47 cm
Pixel pitch0.233 x 0.233 mm
Digital horizontal frequency89 - 222 kHz
Digital vertical frequency50 - 144 Hz
Ports & interfaces
DVI port
USB hub versionUSB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity2
DisplayPorts quantity1
Energy Star certified
CertificationBSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL, TUV
Cable lock slot
On/off switch
VESA mounting
Height adjustment
Cable lock slot typeKensington
VESA mounting interfaces100 x 100 mm
Pivot angle0 - 90°
Swivel angle range-60 - 60°
Tilt adjustment
Tilt angle range-5 - 20°
Height adjustment12 cm
On Screen Display (OSD)
Market positioningGaming
Colour of productBlack
NVIDIA 3D Vision
NVIDIA 3D Vision 2
Built-in speaker(s)
Built-in camera
TV tuner integrated

Reviews of ASUS ROG PG278Q
Reviewed on 2014-10-10
GSync works as advertised
Only one display input port, Expensive
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...
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Reviewed on 2018-05-18
Check Latest PriceThe 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 wa...
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Reviewed on 2018-05-14
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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Reviewed on 2017-11-23
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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Reviewed on 2016-12-08
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...
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Reviewed on 2016-09-19
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...
Only one video output, Skewed greens, Moderate viewing angles
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...
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Reviewed on 2015-12-18
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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Reviewed on 2015-02-20
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-12-23
Sharp WQHD image. Excellent gaming performance. Fully adjustable stand. Cool gamer-centric features.
Only one video input. So-so viewing-angle performance. Skewed greens
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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Reviewed on 2014-12-04
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
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
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-11-06
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-31
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-17
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)...
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...
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-05
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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Reviewed on 2014-08-20
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-13
Fast Refresh Rates, Looks Great, GSync Support, Physical Buttons, Thin Bezels
Somewhat Pricey, Only A Single Input
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-11
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. ...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-11
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...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-08
Excellent gaming experience, GSync, Great image quality for a TN panel;
Limited viewing angles, Connectivity only via DisplayPort;
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 ...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-28
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...
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