Scan code: LN67040 Manufacturer code: MG278Q

ASUS MG278Q 27" 144Hz Quad HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor

27" ASUS MG278Q 144Hz FreeSync Monitor, TN, 2560x1440, 1ms, 350cd/m², 1000:1/100M:1, DP/2x HDMI/DVI-D, G-SYNC Compatible

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Scan code: LN67040 Manufacturer code: MG278Q
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27" 2K WQHD Gaming Monitor From ASUS

Full image of MG278Q with 3D Jinx from league of legends

Gaming to Infinity and Beyond The ASUS MG278Q gaming display has been purpose built for victory in the professional gaming arena and features a stunning WQHD panel with a speedy 144Hz refresh rate and blisteringly fast 1ms response time giving you that cutting edge you need to be the best. It's ergonomic design, together with Flicker-Free and Ultra Low Blue Light Technology ensure that you remain comfortable during those marathon gaming sessions.

27"Screen Size

2560 x 1440WQHD Resolution

TNPanel Type

144HzRefresh Rate

Experience & Enjoy Immersive Visuals

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The Next Generation The MG278Q represents an all NEW generation of displays, with a WQHD 2560 x 1440 panel and a pixel density of 190 pixels p/inch. You can enjoy greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard 1920 x 1080p displays. These little details all add up to help you immerse yourself in beautiful games.

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StandardConventional 27" 1080p display

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MG278QASUS 27" WQHD display provides you with up to 77% extra screen space

Lightning-Fast 1ms Response Time

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Make motion blur a thing of the past With a lightning-fast response time, the ASUS MG278Q is the fastest in it's class and eliminates smearing and motion blur allowing you to react much faster to what you see onscreen especially in fast paced games, allowing you to turn corners like a racecar driver or get those headshots without the spinbot.

Certified NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible

G-Sync Compatible

Keep it Smooth The ASUS MG278Q has been certified as G-Sync compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR by default on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series and RTX 20-Series graphics cards.

Technology for the Finest Visuals

INCREDIBLY SMOOTH DETAILS With an astonishing 144Hz refresh rate, fast moving visuals pose no problem for the MG278Q, so you can say goodbye to motion blur and gain the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy and sports titles. MG278Q features AMD FreeSync™ technology – it eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.

amd freesync

AMD FreeSync™

144hz refresh rate


Improve your Skills with Dedicated Settings

ASUS GAMEPLUS Featuring the ASUS GamePlus hotkey, utilise crosshair overlay and timer functions. Select from four different crosshairs to suit your gaming environment, and easily keep track of spawn and build times with the on-screen timer that can be positioned anywhere along the left edge of the display. This function has been finely co-developed with input from pro gamers, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.





ASUS-Exclusive GameVisual Technology


FPS High contrast settings enhance the visibility even in dark scenes so you can clearly see your enemies.

rts rpg

RTS/RPG Enhances colour saturation and contrast sharpness to give you better, brighter colours and detailed visuals for real-time strategy (RTS) on RPG games.


Racing Reduces input lag, making it ideal for racing games when FreeSync™ is turned on.


Cinema Enhances contrast and colour saturation for lively, vivid visuals, ideal for viewing movies.


Scenery Provides a greater brightness range and introduces more contrast gradations. It tweaks colour saturation for greens and blues, making it ideal for viewing photos and videos that depict scenery.


sRGB sRGB mode is perfect for viewing photos and graphics online.

Reduce Eyestrain when Working and Playing

ultra low blue light

ASUS ULTRA LOW BLUE LIGHT The MG278Q also comes with ASUS' Ultra Low Blue Light filters to protect your eyes from harmful blue light. You can easily access and select four different filter settings onscreen through the OSD menu to find the right setting for your needs.

The Most Comfortable Viewing Experience

flicker free

FLICKER-FREE TECHNOLOGY Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to give you a comfortable gaming and viewing experience. This minimises instances of eyestrain and other damaging effects when you're immersed in long, drawn-out gaming sessions.

Versatile Connectivity Options

4K Recording

Keep it Clean The ASUS MG278Q has a wide selection of connectivity for WQHD output; including dual-link DVI, DisplayPort 1.2, and two HDMI ports for the high-speed gaming connectivity you expect and two USB 3.0 ports for quick battery charging for your mobile devices while gaming or even an alternative fast signal transmission for your gaming display. A cable management design feature found on the back of the monitor helps you organise and hide cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Designed to be Perfect

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Swivel+60° ~ -60°

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Height Adjustment0 ~ 150mm

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Tilt+20° ~ -5°

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Pivot90° clockwise

Let the good times roll The MG278Q Gaming Monitor is specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its slim profile and super-narrow bezel makes it perfect for almost seamless multi-display setups. The MG278Q also has an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment so you can always find that ideal viewing position. A quick-release design lets you separate the monitor from its stand so it can be VESA wall-mounted.

Screen Size 27"
Edition MG278Q
Panel Type TN
Panel Coating  
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Backlight LED
Pitch Size 0.233mm
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology AMD FreeSync, NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible*
  • 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Out
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x Dual Link DVI-D
  • 2 x HDMI
  • 1 x USB 3.0 In
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Out
Position Adjustment
  • Height Adjustable
  • Pivot
  • Swivel Stand
  • Tilt
Resolution 2560x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 144Hz
Response Time 1 ms
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 170°/160° (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1000:1 / 100M:1
Color Gamut  
Color Bit Depth  
HDR Support No
Supported HDR Standards  
Speakers No
Speaker Configuration  
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 38.7 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features  
Included Accessories  
Monitor Colour Black
Dimensions (with stand) 625 x 563 x 233 (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand) 625 x 368 x 63 (WxHxD)
Weight (with Stand)  
Note *G-SYNC Requires a GeForce GTX 10-Series (Pascal) Graphics Card or later. Single monitor VRR operation supported only.
Additional Information
Scan Code LN67040
Model Number MG278Q
GTIN 4712900087666

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36 months
DOA Period:
1 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
01442 265548

Additional Notes:
Manufacturer's warranty is reprinted here for your information only. Warranty terms subject to change without notice.

Subject to 3 years manufacturer's warranty, directly with ASUS.

Asus provide a direct drop & pick warranty replacement service.

We recommend that you retain your retail packaging within the first 28 days of purchase.

This Warranty does not cover any damage due to abnormal use or conditions, misuse, neglect, abuse, accident, improper handling or storage, serial number altered, defaced or removed; or has had the warranty seal on the system altered, defaced or removed, exposure to moisture, unauthorized modifications, alterations, or repairs, improper installation, improper use of any electrical source, undue physical or electrical stress, operator error, non-compliance with instructions.

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27" ASUS MG278Q 144Hz FreeSync Monitor, TN, 2560x1440, 1ms, 350cd/m², 1000:1/100M:1, DP/2x HDMI/DVI-D, G-SYNC Compatible is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great monitor Great monitor come with all cables, and extremely fast to set up and an added bonus its even GSYNC compatible
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good monitor but no UK power connector! The monitor seems solid although I've not owned it very long great picture very easy to navigate settings etc. However I was not impressed that it did not come with a UK power lead only a two pin european(I think) one and there was no mention of this I saw in the product details.
Date published: 2019-01-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good performer Good for playing games ratcheted up to 2K ultra on a 1080 Ti. Has also done a fair job for work purposes (spreadsheets, text, web). OSD is very good - easy to use, very easy to find every option.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 144hz With this monitor you can see twice as many animations comparing to 60hz , while playing for example Overwatch. I would buy it again.
Date published: 2016-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Monitor I use this on a gtx 1080 setup , its an amazing monitor loads of options even a button to turn on an in game crosshair, the picture is amazing in portrait mode pictures and games look A1, there are gaming mode options too that brighten things up a bit. 144hz 1ms no tearing whatsoever cant rate it enough 5 stars
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from free sync goodness one of the best free sync tn monitor you can buy 144hz at 1440p is just superb highly recommended
Date published: 2016-06-30
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Questions & Answers

Looking at this for pc gaming but also want to use with PS4 1080p 60hz would it work ok or be blurry

Asked by: speedy02
Tha supports that resolution. I have it at 60Hz connected to a laptop, and it’s not blurry at all (text, spreadsheets, video). There are loads of tweaks in the settings, so very easy to get just right.
Answered by: Wishy
Date published: 2018-02-23
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ASUS MG278Q 27" 144Hz Quad HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor
ASUS MG278Q 27" 144Hz Quad HD FreeSync Gaming Monitor