ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR 27” Review

Asus gaming monitor review. Updated 2020 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 ROG Swift PG278QR 27”?

PCGameBenchmark has reviewed 312 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 2020 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 165 Hz, and the response time is 1 ms. This is a 1440p Asus monitor and can run at 165 Hz.

This gaming monitor weighs 15.5 lbs - important to know if you’re taking it to live events or college.

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 for gaming this monitor scored a 4.6/5, brightness 4.4/5, material quality 4.4/5, screen quality 4.3/5, picture quality 4.3/5 and on durability 4.2/5. That makes an aggregate score of 87%.

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ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR 27”
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 87%

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ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR 27” Specs

Screen Size

27 inches (68 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

2560 x 1440 pixels (1440p WQHD)

Refresh Rate

165 Hz

Response Time

1 ms

Weight

15.5 lb (7.03 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

62.23 cm x 23.88 cm x 43.43 cm
24.5 in x 9.4 in x 17.1 in

Brand

Asus

Series

ASUS COMPUTER INTL

Model Number

PG278QR

ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR 27” Features

  • 27 inch WQHD (2560x1440p) panel with a 1ms response time and overclocked refresh rate up to 165 Hertz embraces ROG standards and design
  • Flexible connectivity options with DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4 and USB 3.0 ports;Security : Kensington lock
  • NVIDIA G SYNC ensures smooth gameplay by eliminating screen tearing and stuttering; Brightness(Max) 350 cd/square meter
  • ASUS Eye Care Technology makes marathons even easier with blue light filter and flicker free back lighting to reduce eyestrain and other eye ailments
  • Game grade ergonomics such as tilt, pivot, swivel and height adjustments allow you to play in your comfort zone; Works with Mac; Adjust the R/G/B color settings or select the color temperature via OSD

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