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Asus 27" ROG Swift PG278QR Quad HD G-SYNC Gaming Monitor

27" Asus PG278QR ROG Swift, WQHD 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor, TN, 2560x1440, 1ms, 1000:1, Adjustable, VESA, DP/HDMI/USB3

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Product Overview ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR Gaming Monitor - 27" 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440), 1ms, overclockable 165Hz, G-SYNC™

ROG Swift PG278QR gaming monitor is built for victory in the professional gaming arena, and features a WQHD panel with overclockable 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. Integrated NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology synchronizes the display's refresh rate to the GPU for smooth visuals and lag-free gameplay. This monitor features the latest technologies and design touches to make it a must-have weapon for all enthusiast players.

Impeccably Lifelike Gaming Visuals: A 27-inch 2K/WQHD Display for Highly Detailed Visuals And More Onscreen Space
The ROG Swift PG278QR represents a new generation displays, with a WQHD 2560 x 1440 panel that delivers four times the resolution of 720p and 109 pixels per inch. You get to enjoy greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. These add up to give you a major in-game advantage.

Ultra-Smooth Graphics for Seamless Gameplay

Incredibly-Fast 165Hz Refresh Rate
The ROG Swift PG278QR's gaming monitor 165Hz refresh rate decimates lag and motion blur to give you the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy, and sports titles. This ultrafast refresh rate lets you play at the highest visual settings and lets you react instantly to what's onscreen - so you'll get that first strike in.
Note: 2560 x1440 @ 165Hz only works with DP port. The HDMI port only supports 2560 x 1440 @ 60Hz. Only NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 and above graphics card can support 2560 x 1440 up to 165Hz. Please contact the GPU manufacturers for detailed specification.

Gain A Competitive Edge with NVIDIA®G-Sync™ Technology
The ROG Swift PG278QR incorporates NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ display technology to deliver the smoothest, fastest, and most breath-taking gaming imaginable. G-SYNC™ synchronizes the monitor's refresh rate to the GPU in your GeForce GTX-powered PC, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing display stutter and input lag. ROG Swift PG278QR lets you enjoy seamlessly-smooth and lag-free gameplay when playing the latest fast-paced first-person shooters, sports, and action-adventure titles.
Note: G-SYNC features require a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 650Ti BOOST GPU or higher.

Gamer-Centric Technologies

ASUS-Exclusive GamePlus Technology
The ASUS GamePlus hotkey gives you in-game enhancements so you get more out of your game.

A crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options, so you can select the one that best suits the shooter you're currently playing.

ASUS-Exclusive GameVisual Technology
ASUS GameVisual Technology has six pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.

• 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.
• Racing: Reduces input lag, making it ideal for racing games when G-SYNC™ is on.
• Cinema: Enhances contrast and colour saturation for lively, vivid visuals - ideal for viewing movies.
• RTS/RPG: Enhances colour saturation and contrast sharpness to give you better, brighter colours and detailed visuals for real-time strategy (RTS) or RPG games.
• FPS: High contrast settings enhance the visibility even in dark scenes to clearly see your enemies.
• sRGB: Ideal settings for viewing photos and graphics online.

Multi-Display Gaming At Its Finest

Super-Narrow Bezel Design for Seamless Multi-Display Setups
The ROG Swift PG278QR's slim profile and super-narrow 6mm bezel makes it perfect for almost seamless multi-display setups so your eyes move swiftly from one monitor to another. It can also be VESA wall-mounted - an even easier way to have a multi-display gaming setup.

Robust Connectivity with Exclusive Gaming Hotkeys
ROG Swift PG278QR gives you flexible connectivity options for WQHD (2560 x 1440) input via its DisplayPort1.2 and HDMI ports. It also has two USB 3.0 ports for your mouse and keyboard, and can charge your mobile devices while gaming.

Smart Cable Management
A cable management design feature found on the back of the monitor allows you to organize and hide your cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Gaming Marathon-Ready: Designed with Gamer's Comfort In Mind

Ultra-Low Blue Light Technology
The ROG Swift PG278QR also comes with the ASUS Ultra Low Blue Light filters to protect you from harmful blue light. You can easily access and select four different filter settings onscreen through a handy five-way joystick makes it easy to jump through the On-screen display (OSD) menus to fulfil your different scenarios.

Low Blue Light Level
The ROG Swift PG278QR gaming monitor has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.

Flicker Free Technology
Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to give you a comfortable gaming experience. This minimizes instances of eyestrain and other damaging effects when you're embroiled in long, drawn-out gaming sessions.

Ergonomic Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, And Height Adjustable Stand
The ROG Swift PG278QR is specially designed for marathon gaming sessions. It has an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment so you can always find that ideal viewing position whether you're on the couch or sitting on your bed.

• Swivel (+60° ~ -60°)
• Height adjustment (0~120mm)
• Pivot (90° clockwise)
• Tilt (+20° ~ -5°)

Keeping It Cool with A Smart Air Vent Design
The ROG Swift PG278QR employs a custom heatsink that's double the size to make sure the monitor stays cool during marathon gaming sessions. Cooling is also aided by a Smart Air Venting Design that uses convective currents to generate airflow. This passive setup works entirely without fans, making it completely silent and maintenance-free.

Awesome LED Light-in-Motion Effects
The ROG Swift PG278QR Gaming Monitor comes with a mysterious and intricately-patterned base that can illuminate with an LED Light-in-Motion feature. Features • 27-inch, WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution display for lifelike gaming visuals.
• World-first 165Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, and NVIDIA®G-SYNC™ technology for seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.
• ASUS-exclusive Ultra-Low Blue Light, Flicker-Free, GamePlus, and GameVisual technologies provide a comfortable gaming experience.
• Ergonomically-designed stand with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment for comfortable viewing position.

Includes:
• 90W Power adapter.
• Power cord.
• DisplayPort cable.
• HDMI cable.
• USB3.0 cable.
• Warranty Card.
• Quick start guide.
• Support CD.
Specifications
Specifications
Screen Size 27"
Edition PG278QR
Panel Type TN
Panel Coating Non-Glare
Touchsceen No
Backlight LED
Pitch Size 0.233
Curvature N/A
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology NVIDIA G-Sync
HDCP Yes
Connectors
  • 1 x 3.5mm Headphone Out
  • 1 x DisplayPort v1.2
  • 1 x HDMI v1.4
  • 2 x USB 3.0
Position Adjustment
  • Height Adjustable
  • Pivot
  • Swivel Stand
  • Tilt
Resolution 2560x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 144Hz (165Hz in OC Mode)
Response Time 1 ms
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 170°/160° (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/DCR 1000:1
Color Gamut 72% NTSC
Color Bit Depth 8-Bit (16.7M Colors)
Speakers No
Speaker Configuration N/A
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 90 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support Yes
Monitor Colour Black
Dimensions (with stand) 620 x 553~433 x 238 (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand) 620 x 363 x 66 (WxHxD)
Weight (with Stand) 7 kg
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
7 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
Asus
Telephone:
01442 265548
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Date Issued: 15th May 2015

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Asus 27" ROG Swift PG278QR Quad HD G-SYNC Gaming Monitor
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