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Monday January 06, 2014

ASUS Announces ROG SWIFT PG278Q Premium Gaming Monitor

ASUS today announced the ROG SWIFT PG278Q. The SWIFT PG278Q features a 27-inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution, fast 120+ Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, full range ergonomic adjustments, ASUS GamePlus and NVIDIAآ® G-SYNCآ™ technologies that are designed to deliver the ultimate gaming experience. Say goodbye to motion blur and lag with 120+ Hz refresh rate and 1ms response times for a competitive advantage in all your games thanks to smoother gameplay and on-screen responsiveness. The ROG SWIFT PG278Q also features GamePlus, an exclusive ASUS feature.

GamePlus is an OSD overlay that enables crosshair and timer functions to be displayed on the monitor. Gamers can select from four different crosshair types to suit the gaming environment, while the timer function allows players to track elapsed time in real-time strategy games. These tools allow gamers to practice and improve their gaming skills.

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The ROG SWIFT PG278Q provides an array of options that include DisplayPort 1.2 for native WQHD output, dual USB 3.0 ports, VESA wall mount capability and a versatile stand with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment for an ideal viewing position while playing the latest game title. The smart cable management feature rids your desktop of tangled wires, while the super narrow 6mm bezel ensures the ROG SWIFT PG278Q is an ideal choice for seamless multi-display gaming setups. Another nod to gamers and improving the user experience is a 5-way joystick that allows the user to easily navigate the OSD and make quick monitor adjustments.

ROG SWIFT PG278Q Specifications:

  • Display: 27-inch WQHD 2560 أ— 1440 (16:9)آ 

  • Narrow 6mm bezel designed for multi-monitor setups

  • Pixel Pitch: 0.233mm

  • Brightness: 350cd/mآ²

  • Display Colors: 16.7M

  • Refresh Rate: Over 120 Hz

  • Response Time: 1ms (GTG)

  • Connectivity: 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 2 x USB 3.0 ports

  • Stand Adjustments: tilt (+20آ° ~ -5آ°), swivel (+60آ° ~ -60آ°), pivot (90آ° clockwise), height adjustment (0 ~ 120mm)

  • VESA-wall mountable (100 أ— 100mm)

  • Special ASUS Features: GamePlus and 5-way joystick OSD navigation

  • Pricing: $799 USD

  • Availability: Beginning Q2