The Best Gaming Monitor? ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ


ASUS will soon be releasing the ROG Swift PG27UQ gaming monitor and they are giving away one and some other prices. Click here for the details.

Anyone can enter using their social media account (Facebook and Twitter) and create a post using the #ROGSWIFTPG27UQ hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.


Here are the specs of the ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ

Panel Size: Wide Screen 27.0"(68.47cm) 16:9

Color Saturation : 97% (DCI-P3), 99% (Adobe RGB)

Panel Backlight / Type : In-Plane Switching

True Resolution : 3840x2160

Display Viewing Area(HxV) : 596.16 x 335.34 mm

Display Surface Non-glare

Pixel Pitch : 0.155 mm

Brightness : 600 cd/㎡ (Typical)/1000 cd/㎡ (Peak)

Contrast Ratio : 1000 :1 (Typical)/50000 :1 (HDR)

Viewing Angle (CR10) : 178°(H)/178°(V)

Response Time : 4ms (Gray to Gray)

Display Colors : 1.07b (10 bit with dithering)

Flicker free 

HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support : Yes

Dynamically Local Dimming : Yes, 384 Zones

Refresh Rate(max) : 144Hz(overclocking)
Phys. Dimension with Stand(WxHxD): 634 x (437~557) x 268 mm

Phys. Dimension without Stand (WxHxD): 634 x 381 x 94 mm

Box Dimension (WxHxD): 731 x 275 x 495 mm

The 4K UHD at a 144Hz refresh rate will provide gamers the best experience. Pairing it with a Nvidia video card and taking advantage of the G-Sync technology, gamers will have a smooth gameplay without the screen tearing or motion blur.

I am currently using a LG 34UM58-P Ultra-Wide monitor and definitely the ROG Swift PG27UQ surpasses it in every aspect.

Just for a comparison, below are the specs difference, this makes me want the ROG Swift PG27UQ more

Display 3840×2160 2560 x 1080
Panel Backlight / Type IPS IPS
Panel Size 16:9 21:9
Pixel Pitch 0.155 mm 0.312 mm x 0.310 mm
Brightness 600 cd/㎡ (Typical)/1000 cd/㎡ (Peak) 250 cd/m2
Response Time 4ms (Gray to Gray) 5ms (Gray to Gray)
Refresh Rate 144Hz(overclocking) 75Hz
Contrast Ratio 1000 :1 1000 :1
Display Colors 1.07b (10 bit with dithering) 8bits, 16.7M
Input 1 x HDMI 2.0
2 x DisplayPort 1.4
2 x HDMI 2.0
Video Feature Trace Free Technology : Yes

Color Accuracy : △E≦ 3

GamePlus(modes) : Yes (Crosshair /Timer/ FPS Counter/ Display Alignment)

Low Blue Light : Yes

HDCP support : Yes

GameVisual : 6 Modes (Scenery /Racing /Cinema /RTS /RPG /FPS /sRGB Modes)


HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support :Yes

Picture Mode: Yes

Rati : Wide, Original

PIP : in Screen Split

DDC/CI : Yes

HDCP : Yes

Key Lock : Yes

Response Time Control : Yes

Game Mode : Yes

DAS Mode : Yes

Black Stabilizer : Yes

Flicker Safe : Yes

Smart Energy Saving : Yes

Automatic Standby : Yes

Reader Mode :  Yes

Six Axis Control  : Yes

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ ETA will be late June with an MSRP of $1999


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