Scan code: LN101042 Manufacturer code: PG278QE

ASUS 27" Quad HD 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor

27" ASUS ROG Swift PG278QE Monitor, TN, 2560x1440, 165Hz, 1ms, G-SYNC, 1000:1, 350cd/m², HDMI/DP/USB

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Scan code: LN101042 Manufacturer code: PG278QE
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27" Quad HD ROG Swift Gaming Monitor from ASUS

asus 27 inch gaming monitor

OBTAIN THAT COMPETITIVE EDGE The ROG Swift PG278QE is an impressive gaming monitor that's built for victory and incredible plays in the professional gaming arena. It features a WQHD panel with an overclockable 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. The PG278QE utilizes NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology to synchronize your display's refresh rate to your GPU for flawlessly smooth visuals and lag-free gaming. The ASUS GamePlus hotkey gives you access to in-game enhancements, with ASUS' GameVisual offering pre-set modes so you can get the best display for every task. Enjoy the latest technologies and design features that make this incredible monitor a must-have item for all enthusiast players and serious pro gamers.

27"Screen Size

2560 x 1440WQHD Resolution

TNPanel Type

Impeccably Lifelike Gaming Visuals


IMMERSIVE 2K/WQHD DISPLAY QUALITY Experience a new generation of display technology with the ROG Swift PG278QE. Featuring a WQHD 2560 x 1440 panel that delivers four times the resolution of 720p and 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. This not only gives you more working space but also gives you a major in-game advantage, so you can see more and do more.


Conventional 27-inch 1920 x 1080 monitorShows less detail and spacing with less room for work bars on the side. Images are relatively blurrier.


ROG Swift PG278QE 27-inch 2560 x 1440 monitorSee more detail and spacing with more room for working bars on the side. Images are much more crisp and detailed.

Get the Upper Hand over your Enemies

frame rate

UNBEATABLE 165HZ REFRESH RATE This impressive gaming monitor offers a rapid 165Hz refresh rate that works to eliminate lag and motion blur to give you the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, RTS and sports games. This incredibly-fast refresh rate lets you play at the highest visual settings and lets you react instantly to what's on screen, so you'll have an advantage over the competition.

Experience a Superior Gaming Setup

multi display

SEAMLESS MULTI-DISPLAY OPTIONS The ROG Swift PG278QE offers a super-slim profile along with a narrow 6mm bezel. This makes it perfect for almost-seamless multi-display setups so your eyes can move from one monitor to the other without any gaps in detail. It can also be VESA wall-mounted to free desk space, and make an even easier way for a multi-display gaming setup.

Play like you're Really in the Game

g sync

NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ TECHNOLOGY Enjoy the smoothest and fastest gaming imaginable, with high graphics settings this game-changing monitor boasts supreme gaming at its best. Play your favourite games with amazing clarity, as ASUS have integrated NVIDIA G-SYNC™ display technology, which resourcefully eradicates screen tearing and reduces display stutter and input lag. Play with seamlessly-smooth and lag-free operation even during fast paced games like first-person shooters, sports, and action-adventure genres.

The Best Tools to Improve your Gaming Skills

ASUS GamePlus hotkey Get the most out of your games with the exclusive ASUS GamePlus hotkey, ROG are committed to engineering in-game enhancements for creating the best gaming experiences. This special feature is co-developed with input from professional gamers, allowing them to practice and perfect their gaming skills.


Crosshair A crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options. Select the one that best suits the shooter you are currently playing.


Timer Onscreen timer that can be positioned on the left of the display to keep track of elapsed game time.

frames per second

FPS counter The FPS counter lets you know how smoothly the game is running. This can be activated while G-Sync is on.

frames per second

Display alignment Activating the display alignment function gives you guidelines so you can line up your monitors perfectly for multi-display setups.

Pre-Set Display Modes for Optimised Visuals

ASUS GAMEVISUAL TECHNOLOGY Experience up to six pre-set display modes for various types of games, this provides optimised visuals with GameVisual ASUS-exclusive technology.


Racing Reduces input lag, making it ideal for racing games when G-SYNC technology is on.


Cinema Cools and saturates colours for more immersive 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 brightens up darker areas and shadows onscreen to help gamers spot hidden enemies.


sRGB Perfect for surfing the web or editing photos.


Scenery Provide more contrast gradations makes grass greener and skies bluer so it's ideal for slide shows.

Safeguard your Eyes from Harmful Blue Light

blue light filter

Ultra-low Blue Light Technology The ROG Swift PG278QE gaming monitor helps to prevent eye-fatigue and strain with the certified ASUS Ultra-low Blue Light filters which protect your eyes from harmful blue light. You can find access to these four filter settings through a handy five-way joystick. The settings help you when web browsing, reading, word processing and viewing photos or videos. This incredible monitor also features Flicker-Free technology to minimize eye fatigue during long gaming battles.

Versatile Connectivity Options

blue light filter

WITH CABLE MANAGEMENT FEATURES Utilize flexible connectivity options for the ROG Swift PG278QE monitor. It features DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI ports for your WQHD display, and also offers two USB ports for your mouse, keyboard, or for charging mobile devices, and an earphone jack so you can plug in a headset or earphones. This versatile monitor also offers a cable management design found on the back which allows you to organize and hide unwanted cables.

Screen Size 27"
Edition ROG Swift PG278QE
Panel Type TN
Panel Coating Non-Glare
Panel Finish  
Touchsceen No
Pitch Size 0.233
Curvature N/A
Adaptive Frame-rate Technology NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio Out
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4
  • 2 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x USB Upstream
Position Adjustment
  • Height Adjustable
  • Pivot
  • Swivel Stand
  • Tilt
Resolution 2560x1440 (WQHD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Refresh Rate 165Hz
Response Time 1 ms
Brightness 350 cd/m²
Viewing Angle 170 / 160 (°H/°V)
Contrast Ratio/Dynamic Contrast Ratio 1000:1
Color Gamut  
Color Bit Depth 16.7M Colours
HDR Support No
Supported HDR Standards  
Speakers No
Speaker Configuration N/A
Web Camera No
Power Usage (Switched on) <90 W
VESA 100 x 100
3D Support No
Anti-Theft Features  
Included Accessories
  • 1 x DisplayPort Cable
  • 1 x HDMI Cable
  • 1 x Power Cable
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Support CD
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Cable
  • 1 x Warranty Card
Monitor Colour Black
Dimensions (with stand) 620 x 378 ~ 508 x 211 (WxHxD)
Dimensions (without stand) 620 x 363 x 66 (WxHxD)
Weight (with Stand) 5.9 kg
Additional Information
Scan Code LN101042
Model Number PG278QE

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Date Issued: 15th May 2015

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ASUS 27" Quad HD 165Hz G-SYNC Gaming Monitor
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