Scan code: LN67325 Manufacturer code: PG279Q

ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" 2K WQHD 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Gaming Monitor

27" ASUS PG279Q ROG Swift 165Hz Nvidia G-Sync 2K, IPS Monitor, 2560x1440 4ms, 1000:1, DP/HDMI/2x USB 3.0 Black Red

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Scan code: LN67325 Manufacturer code: PG279Q
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Product Overview Forged For Gaming Perfection

Republic of Gamers releases the ROG Swift PG279Q Gaming Monitor – the world’s 1st 2K/WQHD 2560x1440 IPS G-SYNC™ monitor with incredibly-fast 165Hz refresh rate specifically designed for gamers. An exclusive dedicated TURBO hotkey for instant refresh rate switch, and the GamePlus and GameVisual functions for better game experience.

Featuring the NVIDIA G-SYNC™ Technology that eliminates screen tearing and minimizes display stutter and input lag to deliver the smoothest, fastest, and most breathtaking gaming experience possible. The ROG Swift PG279Q delivers a stunning visual experience and a serious competitive edge. Every game looks, plays, and feels the way it should—every time.

Along with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments and a super narrow bezel design ideal for seamless surround setup, the ROG Swift PG279Q is stylishly designed with ROG elements to deliver an exceptional gaming experience.

Ultra-smooth Actions, True-to-life Gaming Experience
• Fast 165Hz refresh rate plus NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology for ultra-smooth performance.
• 27-inch IPS panel with 2K/WQHD 2560 x 1440 resolution, Superb 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 350 cd/m² of brightness to see the details.
• Built-in 2-Watt stereo speakers for an immersive audio experience.

ASUS Exclusive Innovations
• 5-way navigation joystick for intuitive OSD setting.
• Exclusive GamePlus (Timer/Crosshair/FPS Counter) & 60-120-165Hz Turbo hotkey function delicately designed for every gaming needs.
• Mysterious base pattern with the illuminated LED Light-in-motion.

User-friendly Design with Rich Connectivity
• Along with a DisplayPort and a HDMI for WQHD content support, plus 2x USB 3.0 ports.
• Super-narrow bezel for seamless surround set-up.
• Ergonomic design with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment VESA-mount compatible. Features • 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 2K/WQHD resolution IPS panel with Superb 1000:1 contrast ratio, and 350 cd/m² of brightness.
• Incredibly-fast 165Hz refresh rate plus NVIDIA G-SYNC technology.
• Super-narrow bezel design for seamless multi-display setups.
• Ergonomic Design with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment. VESA-mount compatible.
• ASUS-exclusive 5-way OSD navigation joystick, GamePlus and 60-120-165Hz Turbo hotkey for an in-game advantage.
• Features a signature and mysterious base pattern with the illuminated LED light-in-motion on the chassis for ROG brand synergy.
• Smart Cable Management.
Specifications
Screen Size 27"
Edition ROG SWIFT PG279Q
Panel Type IPS
Panel Coating  
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Backlight WLED
Pitch Size 0.233
Curvature N/A
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology NVIDIA G-Sync
HDCP Yes
Connectors
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x Headphone Out
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Out
Position Adjustment
  • Height Adjustable
  • Pivot
  • Swivel Stand
  • Tilt
Resolution 2560x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 165Hz
Response Time 4 ms
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 178/178 (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/DCR 1000:1
Color Gamut 100% sRGB color gamut
Color Bit Depth 8-Bit (16.7M Colours)
HDR Support No
Supported HDR Standards  
Speakers Yes
Speaker Configuration 2W x2, Stereo, RMS
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) 90 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features  
Included Accessories  
Monitor Colour Black
Dimensions (with stand) 619.77 x 552.53 x 237.9 mm (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand) 619.77 x 362.96 x 65.98 mm (WxHxD)
Weight (with Stand)  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
1 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
ASUS
Telephone:
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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Reviews
27" ASUS PG279Q ROG Swift 165Hz Nvidia G-Sync 2K, IPS Monitor, 2560x1440 4ms, 1000:1, DP/HDMI/2x USB 3.0 Black Red is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 48.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing colour and performance Colours really pop and games look beautiful Mouse movements feel very smooth and crisp Motion blurr is almost no existent Overall rating 9/10 great monitor
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Monitor I am the lucky owner of a pair of the beauties. Excellent colour and blacks. Very responsive. I use them for photo editing and games. They easily cope with both.
Date published: 2018-04-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Light leaks, poor built-in audio I had to return because of the amount of leak considering how much money it costed me.
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent build and image quality Superb gaming monitor. Great image quality and really well made. Just be aware that the footprint of the base is quite large and thus the monitor will not go up against a wall unless you remove the base and use a visa mount. Not an issue for us but possibly so if space is limited.
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Could be perfect without the black bleed Pros: -design -performance -all the good stuff in the description Cons: -black bleed in the corners -price
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great performance and looks to boot Games look fantastic the colours really pop will look great on any desk and the performance is awesome. The user interface is one of the best I seen on a monitor and easy to use.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 27" Asus PG279Q ROG Swift Great monitor.Minimal BLB.It has some Glow but nothing major.I can live with that.This is about my fourth 27" Asus PG279Q ROG Swift,they were not all from scan so if you are prepared to play the IPS lottery i would go for this monitor.
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Size is great and the resolution is a god send however your playing with QA Lottery. Got this monitor yesterday first thing I noticed there is a dead pixel with yellow back light bleed on left corners. So I phoned up scan.co.uk to see if they can sort it unfortunately Asus only counter 6 pixels or more as a fault however Scan will RMA the monitor however I have to pay for it to be sent back which is bad service in my opinion when you have another big retailer that has a policy for asus monitors and will collect it. I have bought a 3xs system from them a 1080 gpu and others but now after this I am going to go elsewhere.
Date published: 2017-07-12
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Questions & Answers

Does this monitor come with a DisplayPort cable?

Asked by: MickJ
1 x Display port cable. 1 x HDMI cable.
Answered by: Zehkari
Date published: 2016-10-15

Wall mountable/alternate stand?

Hi Are you able to take the monitor off it's default stand and put it on another? Such as mounting it on a ScanFX TS633E. Cheers,
Asked by: Elvis
I have the Silverstone arm from scan and its probably the best monitor arm I have ever used and now own 10 out of 10 both scans and Silverstone s arm are the same and rate 10kg weight limit this monitor is only. 7kg and is handled with ease.
Answered by: PABLO
Date published: 2016-04-30

Is this monitor 3D? Is it worth the extra cost?

Is it 3D? The other, cheaper ASUS ROG model seems to be. This one isn't marked as having it, however. I noticed this one is IPS as well, unlike the other ASUS ROG model on Scan. Is it worth the £200 extra? The 4K one seems to be the same price, also. (Although, it is only 60Hz and 4ms.) I definitely want a G-Sync monitor and I have heard the ASUS ROG swift series is up there with the best. Its just a quest of which one to go with.
Asked by: PcGamingRig
It is not 3D. IPS really adds more depth to color. Strongly recommend it. 4K would not really be noticeable with this size of the screen. But also harder to achieve a constant 60 fps, let alone abusing the 144 Hz. I made the choice of spending the extra cash for IPS after looking at reviews on youtube. If your spending x amount of cash on monitor, might as well chip in a little more for more vibrant graphics. After just getting off tomb raider on very high settings, I am really happy I went with this monitor.
Answered by: Zehkari
Date published: 2016-10-15

Display Port

I'm interested to buy this monitor but am unsure if my Geforce gtx 690 graphics card which has a micro display port connector, can a micro dp to dp adapter be used?
Asked by: HEO2
I believe that should be posible. But getting benifit of 165hrz you need g-sync and card fast enough to deliver it
Answered by: Dud101
Date published: 2017-03-05

Is there a dead/stuck pixel policy for this monitor?

If there's a bad pixel on this monitor, will Scan replace it, or do I need to contact Asus? Will Scan/Asus replace it for even 1 bad pixel or does there have to be a minimum amount?
Asked by: pizza
I received one with a dead pixel. Only the one pixel. And scan replaced within 5 days. This second version has no dodgy pixels nor dodgy back light bleed. Chuffed to bits, top quality customer service. Recommend it.
Answered by: Zehkari
Date published: 2016-10-15
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ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" 2K WQHD 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Gaming Monitor
ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" 2K WQHD 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Gaming Monitor