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Asus ROG Swift PG279QE 27" QHD Gaming Monitor (2019)

Neo score 56%

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Product Overview

Asus ROG Swift PG279QE is a mainstream 27-inch QHD gaming monitor in Asus's 2019 lineup. It is powered by a basic 8-bit IPS panel.
The included stand comes with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments that make for a more ergonomic viewing experience. Additionally, this monitor can get quite contrasty. It also comes with build-in speakers that make media consumption in a pinch an effortless experience.
In terms of drawbacks, this monitor lacks HDR support. Further, the 8-bit panel is rather limiting in terms of color reproduction.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neo score 56% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments
  • High 1000:1 contrast ratio
  • Support for NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • Build-in speakers included
Cons
  • No publicized HDR support
  • 8-bit display panel

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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
1x HDMI 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.2, 1x 3.5 mm Audio Out, 2x USB 3.0 (downstream), 1x USB 3.0 (upstream)

Construction

Adjustment | Height
130 mm / 5.1181 in
Adjustment | Pivot
-90° ~ 90°
Adjustment | Swivel
-90° ~ 90°
Adjustment | Tilt
-5° ~ 33°
Camera
No
Colors
Black
Speakers
2x 2W
VESA Mount
100 x 100 mm

Dimensions

Bezels
89% screen-to-body ratio
Size | Depth
2.6 in / 66 mm w/o stand, 8.31 in / 211 mm w/ stand
Size | Height
14.29 in / 363 mm w/o stand, 14.88 in / 378 mm w/ stand
Size | Width
24.41 in / 620 mm
Weight
5.9 kg / 13 lbs w/ stand

Display

Aspect Ratio
16:9
Brightness
350 nits
Contrast Ratio
1000:1 (static)
Display Backlight
W-LED
Display Color Depth
8 bits, 16777216 colors
Display Diagonal
27" (27 in / 685.8 mm)
Display Type
IPS, Anti-glare/Matte
Gamut
72% NTSC, 100% sRGB
Pixel Density
109 ppi
Pixel Pitch
0.233 mm
Refresh Rate
50 Hz ~ 165 Hz
Resolution
QHD (2560x1440)
Response Time
4 ms (min)
Viewing Angle
178° H / 178° V

Function

Licenses
BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, cTick, CU, ErP, ENERGY STAR, FCC Class B, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RCM, RoHS, TÜV Low Blue Light, TÜV Flicker-free, UL/cUL, VCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8.1; Windows 7)
Operating Temperature
0 °C ~ 40 °C , 32 °F ~ 104 °F
Variable Framerate
NVIDIA G-SYNC
Video
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment), GameVisual, Low Blue Light, Trace Free Technology, HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), 5-way OSD joystick, Flicker-free technology

Performance

Energy Efficiency
C
Power Consumption
40 W (average) / 90 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep) / 0.5 W (off)

Production

Accessory
DisplayPort cable, HDMI cable - optional, USB 3.0 cable
Debut
2019

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