ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ 27-Inch Screen LED-Lit Monitor Reviewed

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Design

9.0/10

Build Quality

9.0/10

Performance

9.0/10

Pros

  • Curved screen looks great with Netflix
  • Great build quality
  • Cable management

Cons

  • Lights can be distracting

If there’s one piece of equipment that’s being discussed among gamers everywhere, it’s the ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor. Advertised as the “World’s most Responsive Curved Gaming Monitor”, this device is proving to live up to its expectations and is delivering in a really big way.

ROG Logo

Offering an astounding 1ms response time, it really is the most responsive curved gaming monitor that the world has ever seen. Add to that the fact that it delivers exceptionally fluid graphics and breathtaking aesthetics, this monitor offers the ultimate gaming experience. It doesn’t stop there, either. The ROG Swift PG27VQ is also outfitted with overclockable 165hz and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, which means that it delivers ultra smooth playing with absolutely no annoying interruptions, like stuttering or tearing. And as if all of that wasn’t enough, this monitor also boasts integrated ASUS Aura Sync lighting so that you can really make your setup your own.

Design and Build

There is no doubt about it: the ROG Swift PG27VQ monitor from ASUS really offers an impressive array of features. In fact, it’s one of the most feature-rich monitors that has ever been on the market. No matter what it is that you are looking for in your gaming monitor, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find it in the PG27VQ.

This monitor is an impressive 27 inches in size and has a curved design; two features alone that set it apart from the crowd. It also sports a 2,560 x 1,440 pixel resolution, as well as NVIDIA G-Sync technology, which means your pictures will be extra crisp and your gaming experience will be super smooth. And that’s not all this monitor offers! It also features quantum dot technology, so it offers an incredible reproduction of color and a much broader color gamut, too.

Our Netflix viewing test

The 165Hz refresh rate is pretty impressive, as it lets you take advantage of the most impressive GPUs anywhere on the market. All of those fast-moving visuals are no match for the ROG Swift PG27VQ. You’ll never have to deal with any of those annoying issues that you’ve had to contend with before, like motion blur or lag. And, even if you want to disable the G-Sync feature in order to get the most minimal input lag possible, your graphics will still be superfluid and smooth. Imagine how amazing your gaming experience will be when you have the ability to immediately react to whatever is happening on your screen and get in that first strike.

The frameless bezel design also adds to the striking visuals you will experience while playing on this monitor. It allows for virtually seamless multi-display setups so that you can develop a superior gaming station and become totally immersed in your game. Another great feature ASUS have provided was cable management paths through the base.

Always good to see companies include cable management paths

Last but certainly not least, the ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ comes equipped with the cutting-edge ASUS Aura Sync RGB illumination. This state-of-the-art lighting is actually projected from the back of the display, which means that you will have the ability to synchronize all of the effects along with in-game action, as well as other Aura Sync peripherals and hardware. In order to experience perfection when it comes to synchronization, all you have to do is connect the monitor to other peripherals by simply installing the Aura Sync software onto your desktop or laptop. Once you do that, you will be able to take advantage of the most incredible backdrop that is currently available for any type of gaming setup on the market. Plus, you’ll also be able to enjoy watching the lights moving along with the beat of your favorite tunes or sound effects from the game.

PG27VQ Rear LEDs

 

ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ Base LED
ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ Base LED

Features

The ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor is outfitted with some of the most impressive features that have ever been seen on a monitor, truly setting it apart from the crowd.

Key features of this monitor include:

  • Ergonomic design
  • Frameless bezel
  • NVIDIA 3D Vision-Ready
  • ASUS GamePlus hotkey
  • NVIDIA Ultra Low Motion Blur Technology

Final Thoughts

Hands down, the ASUS ROG SWIFT PG27VQ Curved Gaming Monitor really is one-of-a-kind. Offering astounding and all-encompassing graphics that can be completely customized to your specific liking, there truly is nothing else like it on the market.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ 27” 1440p 1ms 165Hz DP HDMI G-SYNC Aura Sync Curved Gaming Monitor with Eye Care


Features: 27″ WQHD (2560x1440p) 1800R curved panel with a 1ms response time and overclocked refresh rate up to 165Hz embraces ROG standards and design, ASUS Aura Sync RGB lighting provides a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of ASUS Aura Sync enabled product, Flexible connectivity options with DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI 1.4, Marathon ready with game-grade ergonomics such as tilt, swivel and height adjustments and ASUS Eye Care Technology to reduce eyestrain via blue light filter and flicker-free backlighting, NVIDIA G-SYNC ensures smooth gameplay by eliminating screen tearing and stuttering

New From: $799.00 USD In Stock

Post Author: Noeneel Sharma

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