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Asus PG278QR vs Asus PG279Q

Asus PG278QR Monitor
Asus PG278QR
Asus PG279Q Monitor
Asus PG279Q
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Editiorial reviews
35 editorial reviews
A review of the ASUS PG278Q ROG SWIFT. A 144Hz gaming monitor featuring a 2560 x 1440 resolution, G-SYNC and ULMB.Read more
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 speedRead more
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 aspectsRead more
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ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q definitely ranks as one of the best gaming monitor available in the market, with up to 165Hz refresh rate and G-SYNC ready, it definitely enhances your gaming experience noticeably, if you can afford it.Read more
A recent trend in gaming monitors is their support for variable refresh rate technologies such as Nvidia G-Sync and AMD FreeSync. Displays with these features are able to reduce stutter and screen tearing in video games when used with a compatible graphics card. Launched two years ago, Asus' ROG Swift PG278Q was the first Nvidia G-Sync monitor in the market....Read more
Contents1 Why We Like It – Asus ROG SWIFT PG279Q1.1 Performance1.2 Design1.3 Value1.4 Asus ROG SWIFT PG279Q Wrap Up 9.1Expert RatingIf you’re looking for a monitor to deliver the best gaming experience possible, the Swift PG279Q is one of the top contenders on the market. This monitor is an all-round performer delivering a brilliant mix …Read more
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User rating
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Full Comparison

Connectors

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Analogue 3.5mm input
1
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0
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Built-in USB hub
no
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yes
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Number of USB 2.0 port
0
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0
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Number of USB 3.0 ports
3
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2
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USB connectors (total)
3
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2
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Component input (YPbPr/YCbCr)
no
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no
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Number of component inputs
0
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0
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Composite input
no
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no
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Number of composite inputs
0
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0
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DisplayPort
yes
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yes
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DVI Port
no
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no
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HDCP
yes
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yes
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HDMI
yes
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yes
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HDMI ports quantity
2
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1
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Number of HDMI inputs
1
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1
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HDMI version
1.4
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1.4
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Headphone output
yes
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yes
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S-video input
no
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no
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Number of s-video inputs
0
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0
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Thunderbolt
no
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no
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USB for video
no
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no
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VGA in
no
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no
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Number of DisplayPort inputs
1
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1
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Number of DisplayPort outputs
0
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0
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DisplayPort version
1.2
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1.2
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Type of DisplayPort connector
Standard
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Standard
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MHL
no
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no
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Headphone outputs quantity
N/A
1
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Image properties

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Maximum resolution
  • 2560
  • 1440
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  • 2560
  • 1440
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Supported graphics resolutions
2560 x 1440
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2560 x 1440
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Refresh rate
165.0 Hz
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165.0 Hz
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Screen size
27.0 in
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27.0 in
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Touchscreen
no
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no
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HD type
Quad HD
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Wide Quad HD
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Screen surface
Matte
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Matt
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Aspect ratio
16:9
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16:9
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Brightness
350.0 cd/m²
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350.0 cd/m²
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Display number of colours
16.78 million colours
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16.78 million colours
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Colour depth (per channel)
8.0 bit
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8.0 bit
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Colour gamut (Adobe RGB)
68.1 %
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100.0 %
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Colour gamut (NTSC)
72.0 %
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72.0 %
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Dynamic contrast ratio
20,000,000:1
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100,000,000:1
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Contrast ratio
1000:1
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1000:1
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Display technology
LED
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LED
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Backlight
LED
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W-LED
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Panel type
TN
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IPS
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Response time (GtG)
1.0 ms
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4.0 ms
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Response time
1.0 ms
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4.0 ms
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Picture-in-Picture (PIP)
no
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no
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Pixel size
0.01 in
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0.01 in
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Viewing angle (horizontal)
170.0 °
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178.0 °
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Viewing angle (vertical)
160.0 °
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178.0 °
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Image delay
N/A
< 1
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Dimensions

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Panel design
Flat
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Flat
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Colour of product
Black
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  • Black
  • Black,Red
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Height adjustment
4.72 in
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4.72 in
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Height (min-max)
433 - 553
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< 552
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Height (without stand)
14.29 in
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14.29 in
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Depth (with stand)
9.37 in
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9.37 in
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Depth (without stand)
2.6 in
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2.6 in
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Width (with stand)
24.41 in
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24.4 in
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Weight (without stand)
12.13 lb
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N/A
Weight
15.43 lb
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15.43 lb
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Features

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Ascendable and submersible
yes
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yes
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Pivot function
yes
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yes
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Swivel
yes
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yes
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Tiltable
yes
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yes
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Built-in camera
no
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no
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Built-in speakers
No
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2-channel
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Memory card reader
no
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no
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Flicker free
yes
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yes
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Compatibility

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3D support (3D-Ready)
no
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no
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Adaptive synchronization
yes
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yes
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HDR
no
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no
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VESA mount
yes
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yes
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Type of VESA mount
100x100mm
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100x100mm
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Sync technology
Nvidia G-sync
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Nvidia G-sync
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Can convert 2D to 3D
no
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N/A
Compatible glasses
Active
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N/A

Eco-labelling

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EnergyStar
yes
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yes
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TCO-labelling
None
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None
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Power supply

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Connecting 9V/12V/14V
No
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No
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Operational Power Consumption (min-max)
< 90
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< 90
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Power consumption (standby)
0.5 W
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0.5 W
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Power consumption (typical)
90.0 W
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90.0 W
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