Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz Review

Asus gaming monitor review. Updated 2021 Amazon pricing, screen size and resolution details Reviewed and rated using scores for brightness, screen quality, color balance and value for money. Is this Asus monitor right for a PC gamer?

Should you buy the Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz?

PCGameBenchmark has reviewed 571 models to find the best gaming monitor available on Amazon. We've ignored some of the smaller and generic brands. We've filtered to only show the best gaming monitors available to buy right now - this Asus gaming monitor made our 2021 list.

Now's a great time to buy a new PC gaming monitor. So many games are enhanced with great graphics, there are always Asus deals to be had (no need to wait for Black Friday 2020) and there's a massive range to choose from. High quality graphics are super important when you’re playing and the gaming monitors sometimes sold with PCs are pretty rubbish. You may also want to use a monitor alongside a gaming laptop.

The display size, also known as viewable image size (VIS) is the physical size of the area where videos are displayed - not the monitor case itself. The size of a screen is the length of its diagonal, which is the distance between opposite corners, usually in inches. The display size of this large monitor is 27 inches. Check our compare monitors page to see other monitors this size at a larger range of prices.

When it comes to the all important specs the max screen resolution is 2560 x 1440 pixels, the refresh rate is 144 Hz, and the response time is 1 ms. This is a 1440p Asus monitor and can run at 144 Hz.

This gaming monitor weighs 16.87 lbs - important to know if you’re taking it to live events or college. The color of this monitor is Black.

PCGameBenchmark ratings are built up from the scores of the Amazon community, to show the most important aspects of a PC gaming monitor. We merge those scores to create a percentage rating. On durability this monitor scored a 4.7/5, brightness 4.6/5, for gaming 4.6/5, screen quality 4.5/5, picture quality 4.4/5 and on material quality 4.3/5. That makes an aggregate score of 90%.

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Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 90%

  • Asus MG278Q 27

Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz Specs

Screen Size

27 inches (68 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels (1440p WQHD)

Refresh Rate

144 Hz

Response Time

1 ms


16.87 lb (7.65 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

75.44 cm x 22.61 cm x 45.21 cm
29.7 in x 8.9 in x 17.8 in







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Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz Features

  • 27" 2560x1440 resolution display with 1ms response time and ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rate to eliminate smearing, tearing, and motion blur.
  • Asus Eye Care technology makes marathons even easier, reducing eyestrain and other eye ailments with TUV Rhineland-certified Blue light filter and flicker-free backlighting
  • Nvidia G-SYNC technology removes stutter and screen tearing for the smoothest gaming experience
  • Flexible connectivity options with dual HDMI, DisplayPort 1.2 and DVI. Ergonomically-designed stand with full Tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment for comfortable viewing position
  • Asus Rapid replacement: 3 Years warranty, 2 Way free SHIPPING

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