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ASUS VG248QE Black 24" 144Hz 1ms (GTG) HDMI Widescreen LED Backlight LCD 3D Monitor Height&pivot adjustable 350 cd/m2 80,000,000:1 Built-in Speakers

  • 1920 x 1080 1ms (GTG)
  • 80,000,000:1
  • HDMI, DisplayPort, Dual-link DVI-D
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A perfect blend of performance, design idea and technology innovations, the ASUS VG248QE monitor delivers the ultimate in visual brilliance and 3D Full HD excitement demanded by high end gamers and movie enthusiasts. It features 144Hz rapid refresh rate for ultra-smooth action. What you see on this monitor looks fantastic, thanks to 80,000,000:1 contrast ratio and 1ms response time. Splendid Video Intelligence Technology automatically optimizes the picture quality for different application environments at a press of hotkey. An array of connectors enables it to play nice with various A/V equipment. Matching your exceptional visual enjoyment, a pair of stereo speakers are built right in to produce dynamic sound without additional devices.

  • newegg Ultra-smooth action The 144Hz rapid refresh rate speeds up the frames per second to deliver ultra-smooth motion scenes in 2D intense actions*. The response time is also reduced to 1ms to eliminate tracers by controlling voltage levels when driving liquid crystals thus ensuring fluid and clear video playback. The ASUS VG248QE 144Hz fast gaming monitors half the effects of motion blur on conventional 60Hz LCDs to deliver a perceivable difference for natural movement and crisp edges on fast paced gaming environments. (*To activate 144Hz function (in 2D mode), both DisplayPort (or Dual-link DVI) and a selected graphics card with the latest driver are required. Please kindly contact the service center of your graphics cards companies for further technical supports.)
  • newegg Excellent viewing experience Enter a spectacular world of colors with Full HD 1080p (1920x1080) support. 80,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio dynamically enhances the display’s contrast by adjusting the luminance of the backlight to achieve the darkest black and brightest white – delivering lifelike images.
  • newegg Splendid Video Intelligence Technology The exclusive Splendid Video Intelligence Technology optimizes video performance and image fidelity by enhancing color, brightness, contrast, and sharpness. 6 preset video modes (Scenery, Theater, Game, Night View, sRGB and Standard) can be selected via a hotkey.
  • newegg User-friendly gaming experience design As with most ASUS displays, the VG248QE has an ergonomic design, with tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustment to give users a comfortable viewing experience.
  • newegg ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey When it comes to design, ASUS always have customers in mind – the ASUS VG248QE features the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey with crosshair (aimpoint) and timer functions. Gamers can select four different aimpoint types to suit the gaming environment; while the latter keeps players aware of the elapsed time in real-time strategy games. These tools allow gamers to practice and improve on their gaming skills.
  • newegg Unprecedented multimedia enjoyment The VG248QE is compatible with the NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 glasses kit** through DisplayPort and dual-link DVI, providing support across three Full HD displays for an immersive multi-display 3D gaming experience. Also with the latest NVIDIA 3D LightBoost Technology, user can enjoy twice the brightness of conventional 3D technology in 3D mode with zero increase in total energy consumption. DisplayPort, HDMI, and Dual-link DVI-D ports ensure extensive connectivity and compatibility with a variety of multimedia devices including Blu-ray disc players or game consoles; while built-in 2W stereo speakers further add to an immersive home entertainment experience. (** User needs to purchase the additional NVIDIA 3D Vision 2 Kit for immersive 3D enjoyment. For more information, please find http://store.nvidia.com/)


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Adam S.
  • 10/17/2014 9:57:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNo Regrets

Pros: Let me start by saying I love this monitor!

-Excellent brightness.
-Incredibly fluid motion on 144hz.
-24" seems to be the perfect size for gaming (for me).
-Headphone pass-through.
-Adjustable stand.
-Portrait mode (this is also handy for connecting audio/video cables).
-The colors on mine looked good when I first hooked it up. I think ASUS may be calibrating these better from the factory now. Or I could just be colorblind. I suppose I could say the colors looked a tad washed out on the default settings, but I think that was probably more a result of how bright the screen is. In any case, I don't think they look nearly as bad as other reviews state (at least mine didn't).
-Matte finish on panel makes reflection and glare a non-issue.
-No bleeding or bright spots; brightness and colors look uniform across the panel.
-Comes with DVI cable.

You will be amazed at the beauty of this monitor.

Cons: -Integral Speakers are abysmal. My eMachines monitor had better speakers, but I shouldn't be using integral speakers anyway.
-No lock on adjustable stand. This can cause the panel to slide around a lot when transporting.
-When switching to portrait mode, it's possible to scratch/scuff the stand base if the panel isn't fully raised.

Other Thoughts: Honestly, 144Hz didn't blow me away when I first got this monitor hooked up. But it has made me considerably better at Battlefield 4. I'm now consistently going positive. I even did better when playing Halo 4 when I hooked up my Xbox 360 to it; even though the frame rate is not even close to 144 fps, I believe the 1ms response time still helps on consoles. There's noticeable input lag when I play on my TV from 2008.

I would compare 144hz to using a mechanical keyboard: you don't really notice how much better it is until you try to go without it.

One thing to consider is that you will have a constant dilemma of turning your graphics settings down to get 120+ fps (unless you have an awesome graphics card).

Also remember that only DVI and DisplayPort can run this monitor at 144Hz. So HDMI is really only useful for consoles and DVD/bluray players.

I tried the lightboost hack, and I really couldn't tell much of a difference even at 144fps. It is neat that ASUS officially supports this lightboost hack on the new 27" version of this monitor (ULMB is what they call it).

One feature I didn't know I'd like is the pass through for headphones. When I plug my headphones directly into my PC, there is sometimes a humming, buzzing, or hissing sound. This also is present if I use the SPDIF cable to connect to the monitor audio. However, if I use the audio through displayport and then plug my headphones into the monitor, there is no buzzing. The trade-off is that the audio sounds a bit muddier.

I upgraded from a 20" 1600x900 60Hz E202H eMachines monitor that I've had for 5 years. There's no comparison. The extra size, brightness, resolution, and refresh rate make all the difference.

In short, this monitor isn't technically perfect, but it's very close, especially for the price. This is the best $250 I've spent in a long time.

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  • Jordan S.
  • 10/16/2014 10:24:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsReally nice monitor, but...

Pros: This monitor is great. Has no cons, i really enjoy it but there is one problem, a tiny bug somehow got behind the LCD screen and died and now i have a 1mm sized black dot on my screen.

Cons: Like i said. I was fortunate enough to have an insect crawl under the LCD screen and die. It is impossible to remove without me breaking the whole monitor. I don't know if i am eligible for RMA because of this incident. I love this monitor, i really do but how unlucky can you be to have a bug get inside of your screen and die right near the center...

Other Thoughts: Bugs aside. this monitor was fantastic, now its just giving me anxiety because i know i cant afford another one and that dead bug is driving me insane. I cant stop noticing it.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Jordan,

I am so happy to see that you are overall happy with your purchase of this ASUS LCD monitor. I do apologize for the unfortunate cause of events. If you would like to set up a RMA with your manufactures RMA, feel free to email me at cl-jolene@asus.com. Please include this reference case number N141046269, in the subject line of your email as well. Thank you again for being a loyal ASUS customer.

Best regards,
Jolene
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • luke k.
  • 10/15/2014 6:22:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsasus monitor

Pros: the response time is awsome this changed the way i play fps K/D went straight up

Cons: the lower right corner had waves in it but no prob i RM'd it ill suffer or a couple days to have my asus back

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  • Dennis C.
  • 10/13/2014 1:16:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Read a lot of reviews before purchasing. There were a lot of people complaining about the poor color quality. Frankly, I don't know what they're talking about. The picture looks greats to me. I am no expert at identifying small details/deficiencies for monitors though. I must say I am completely happy with my purchase. All of my games look phenomenal.

Cons: Should have bought another one.

Other Thoughts: Corsair 760t
Intel i7 4790k @ 4.5
Hyper 212 EVO w/ two Cougar fans
MSI Z97 Gaming 5
MSI NVIDIA GTX 980
32GB G. Skill Trident X 2400
Corsair HX 850W PSU
Samsung 256MB SSD
1TB WD Black HDD
LG Blu Ray Player/Burner

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  • Karol O.
  • 10/9/2014 1:32:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat monitor

Pros: I have experienced a great refresh rate. The colors are realistic. It rotates, in case I want to see the screen in portrait mode.

Cons: I personally don't like that the buttons are on the bottom edge of the monitor. I would prefer them to be up front.

Other Thoughts: The other monitor for my consideration was one from the company that many consider the best LCD manufacturer. This Asus has more features than anything from that company. I don't regret choosing this model.

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  • Jacob R.
  • 10/8/2014 11:27:28 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRequires calibration, but looks great.

Pros: No dead pixels and looks good after proper calibration. The stand allows you to rotate the monitor easily 90 degrees clockwise into portrait. Also sits on a nice lazy susan to turn left and right. Viewing angles are decent, looking it from below looks bad but is still easy to discern what is on screen.

The menu buttons feel decent and in general feels like a very solid products.

Cons: Required large calibration and using a windows calibration setting I found from other reviews. Im not sure if you could calibrate it correctly for anything not connected to a PC. After all the settings though it looks great, yellow might be a little off but I use f.lux which make everything orange anyways which might be throwing me off on what is actually normal.

The monitor is BRIGHT! It came factory at 90 brightness and I immediately turned it down to 35. It is still very bright at night at that setting so I have turned f.lux up like mad to try and save my eyes at night in a dark room.

Other Thoughts: Normally I wouldn't be happy about the blue lit power button but from normal viewing height you can't see it, and if the monitor is on, it way outshines the blue light because it is a crazy bright monitor.

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  • Jarrod Z.
  • 10/7/2014 4:27:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLight bleed spots

Pros: It arrived?

Cons: Day one there's a nasty back bleed splotch. Normally backbleed occurs around the corners of the monitor, but sadly, this was a blotch right in the left side of my monitor. Very visible. Very dissapointing.

Other Thoughts: Very washed out when I received it. I guess with some calibration it could be good. But sadly, the defect is too noticeable.

Here's to hoping the turn around for RMA is acceptable.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for your purchase of an ASUS LCD display monitor. I am sorry to see that your LCD was received with a back bleed, along with washed out colors. Feel free to email me at cl-jolene@asus.com with this special case reference number N141022759. If you could also include a copy of your invoice and the LCD's serial number I would be more than happy to make this RMA process a fast and efficient process.

Best regards,
Jolene
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Vincent F.
  • 10/7/2014 10:00:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAmazing monitor!

Pros: Super smooth graphics. Cool gaming settings. Just the right size. 1080p looks fantastic.

Cons: Colors are a little off sometimes.

Other Thoughts: Buy this monitor for gaming. You will not regret it.

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  • Matthew B.
  • 10/7/2014 6:44:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOne of the best monitors out there

Pros: - 144hz @ 1080p as advertised.
- Incredible brightness and contrast ratio settings available.
- Noticeably low input lag (other review sites confirm this in benchmarks)
- The price is phenominal for what you are getting.

Cons: There's absolutely nothing I can complain about this product.

Other Thoughts: I've had this monitor for over a year now, and there's a reason why it continues to be the best-selling and top-rated monitors on the market.

If there is one 144hz, 1080p monitor that you need for gaming, look no further.

Only extra comment I can make is that make sure your GPU can handle high FPS at 144hz otherwise you will get some awkward stutter.

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  • Dave W.
  • 10/6/2014 10:46:53 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTriple Rocks!

Pros: I bought 3 of these monitors to complete a rock solid gaming rig. The 1 ms response time, coupled with the 144 Hz refresh rate, make gaming better than normal.

Make sure to download and use a color profile, as the default color is not the best.

I was gaming with a 29" ultrawide monitor, which was nice. But these 3 monitors give you so much peripheral vision in games, its wild.

This is the monitor that nVidia uses for the G Sync mod. Not sure if I'll go that route, but its interesting.

Cons: The only con, and its small, is the the back of the monitor is covered with plastic. The problem is that it is also underneath the area where the stand is attached. So you need to detach the stand to get all of the plastic wrap off.. Like I said, not that bad.

Other Thoughts: I watched a lot of reviews before buying this monitor, and it was well worth it.

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