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Scan code: LN63774 Manufacturer code: MG279Q

ASUS MG279Q 27 inch AMD FreeSync WQHD 144hz IPS Gaming Monitor

27" ASUS MG279Q FreeSync, 144Hz IPS, 2560x1440, 4ms, 350cd/m², 100M:1, Black, DP v1.2/MiniDP/2x HDMI(MHL), 2x USB 3.0

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Scan code: LN63774 Manufacturer code: MG279Q
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27" WQHD AMD FreeSync IPS Gaming Monitor from ASUS

asus 27 inch amd freesync monitor

A UNIVERSE OF GAMING AT YOUR COMMAND The ASUS MG279Q gaming monitor offers a stunning 27" WQHD display with a 2650 x 1440 resolution. The integrated IPS panel provides wide-viewing angles, and clear, vivid visuals. Enjoy silky-smooth gaming with a 144Hz refresh rate and powerful AMD FreeSync™ technology for flawless visuals. This ergonomically designed monitor allows you to move it in a variety of different ways for optimal comfort, and uses a range of ASUS-exclusive technologies such as Ultra-Low Blue Light, GamePlus and more to enhance your gaming experience.

27"Screen Size

2560 x 1440FHD Resolution

IPSPanel Type

144HzRefresh Rate

Experience Highly Detailed Visuals and more Space

wqhd display

BEAUTIFUL WQHD DISPLAY The MG279Q represents a new generation of displays, with an impressive WQHD 2650 x 1440 panel with a pixel density of 109 pixels per inch. You can enjoy greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. These little details add up to give you a major in-game advantage.


TRADITIONALConventional 27-inch 1920 x 1080 monitor display.

more space

MG279Q27-inch 2560 x 1440 monitor to see 77% more onscreen space.

Technology for the Finest Visuals

INCREDIBLY SMOOTH DETAILS With an astonishing 144Hz refresh rate, fast moving visuals pose no problem for the MG279Q, so you can say goodbye to motion blur and gain the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real time strategy and sports titles. This intuitive display also utilises AMD FreeSync™ technology which works to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.

amd freesync

AMD FreeSync™

144hz refresh rate


Play and Work with True-to-Life Colour

in plane switching

IN-PLANE SWITCHING TECHNOLOGY The in-plane switching technology display found on this game-changing monitor gives you superior images with ease. Enjoy 100% sRGB colour gamut, an astounding 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and a wide 178-degree viewing angle for minimal distortion and colour shift so you can easily share what you see on screen with those around you.

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 MG279Q 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

connectivity options

WITH SMART CABLE MANAGEMENT The MG279Q offers a mini DisplayPort 1.2 for native WQHD output, along with two HDMI/MHL ports and dual USB 3.0 ports for convenient pass-through connectivity. A useful cable management design on the back of your monitor allows you to organise and hide your cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Designed for the Perfect View

ERGONOMIC DESIGN The MG279Q Gaming Monitor has been specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its slim profile and super-narrow bezel makes it perfect for almost seamless multi-display setups. The MG279Q also has an ergonomically designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment so you can always find the ideal viewing position. A quick-release design lets you separate the monitor from its stand so it can be easily VESA wall mounted.


SWIVEL+60° ~ -60°


HEIGHT0 ~ 150mm


TILT+20° ~ -5°


PIVOT90° clockwise


Please note your statutory rights are not affected.

For further information regarding Scan's warranty procedure please see our terms and conditions

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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ASUS MG279Q 27 inch AMD FreeSync WQHD 144hz IPS Gaming Monitor
ASUS MG279Q 27 inch AMD FreeSync WQHD 144hz IPS Gaming Monitor