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ASUS VG278QR 27" Full HD 1920x1080 165Hz 0.5ms DisplayPort HDMI DVI-D G-SYNC Compatible Asus Eye Care Flciker-Free Technology Low Blue Light Built-in Speakers Backlit LED Gaming Monitor

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  • 1920 x 1080 Full HD Resolution
  • 165Hz Refresh Rate
  • 0.5ms Response Time for Smooth Gameplay
  • HDMI (1.4), DisplayPort (1.2), Dual-Link DVI-D Video Inputs
  • Built-in 2 Watt Stereo RMS Speakers
  • Audio Out
  • Free SYNC Technology Supported
  • G-SYNC Technology Compatible
  • Flicker Free Technology
  • 16.7 Million Color Support
  • 100,000,000:1 ASUS Smart Contrast
  • Super Narrow Bezel Design
  • Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, Height Adjustable
  • VESA Mount Compatible

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ASUS VG278QR Gaming Monitor - 27inch, Full HD, 0.5ms*, 165Hz, G-SYNC Compatible, Adaptive Sync
  • 27 inch Full HD gaming monitor with an ultra-fast 165Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates
  • Certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR (variable refresh rate) by default.
  • 0.5ms* response time for smooth gameplay, and ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to further reduce ghosting and motion blur
  • GameFast Input Technology minimizes input lag and provides much faster motion delivery from end devices to monitor
  • ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements while GameVisual for optimized visuals
VG278QR, 27-inch monitor with robot shooting as screen, and a nvidia logo on the bottom right corner.
a group of people are playing game

Designed for intense, fast-paced games, ASUS VG278QR is a 27" Full HD gaming display with an ultra-fast 0.5ms* response time and blazing 165hz refresh rate to give you super-smooth gameplay. VG278QR features Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync™) technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rate.

Gamer-centric features like ASUS GamePlus enhances your in-game experience, while GameVisual provides various pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of games.

Speed, speed, and more speed
Lightning-fast 0.5ms* response time with ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur

ASUS VG278QR is the fastest in its class, boasting a 0.5ms* response time to eliminate smearing and motion blur. This lets you react instantly to what you see onscreen, especially in fast paced games – allowing you to take corners like a pro race car driver, or get that headshot like a seasoned pro. There's also the ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to make objects in motion look even sharper, so gameplay is more fluid and responsive. *0.5ms response time is the minimum based on internal tests. Response time may vary depending on test conditions.

screenshot of 1ms effect
Conventional Monitor

shows smearing and motion blur while moving fast

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Fast 0.5ms Response Time with ASUS ELMB Technology

shows smooth graphics while moving fast

Certified NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible
three 20-series graphics cards

VG278QR has been certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR by default on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics cards.

Incredible 165hz refresh rate

With an astonishing 165hz refresh rate, fast-moving visuals pose no problem for VG278QR. There's no frustrating lag, so you get the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy and sports titles.

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Adaptive-Sync technology for smooth gameplay

VG278QR features Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync™) technology – it eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.

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a man is playing shooting game as screenshot
GameFast Input Technology – because milliseconds count

Input lag on an LCD monitor is typically much lower than a TV, and ASUS VG278QR features GameFast Input Technology to further minimize input lag. This technology provides much faster motion delivery so you'll always be up to speed with in-game action at the precise timing you need to respond as quickly as is needed.

a robot is running as screenshot of monitor
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Your command delay appears on the screen and you miss the target.

a robot is running as screenshot of monitor
VG278QR Gaming Monitor

Your command appears on the screen instantly and you can hit that target just in time.

Gamer-centric features
ASUS-exclusive GamePlus technology

ASUS VG278QR features the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey to give you in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game.
This function is co-developed with pro-gamer input, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.

crosshair effect during the game

A crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options, so you can select the one that best suits the shooter you're currently playing.

timer effect during the game

Onscreen timer that can be positioned on the left of the display to keep tracked of elapsed game time.

FPS counter effect during the game

The FPS counter lets you know how smoothly the game is running.

display alignment effect during the game

Activating the display alignment function gives users three alignment lines on all four corners of the monitor to take the guesswork out of multi-display set-ups, so each monitor lines up perfectly.


two images to show different between GameVisual on and off
MOBA
Enhances the color of your opponents' health/mana bars, so that you can simultaneously respond and be the first to destroy the opposing team's main structure.
three robots in different bright
RTS/RPG
Enhances color saturation and contrast sharpness to give you better, brighter colors and detailed visuals for real-time strategy (RTS) or RPG games.
first view shooting images in different bright
FPS
High contrast settings enhance the visibility even in dark scenes to clearly see your enemies.
a family photo as screen
sRGB
Ideal settings for viewing photos and graphics online.
a natural scene in different bright
Scenery
Provides a greater brightness range and introduces more contrast gradations. It tweaks color saturation for greens and blues, making it ideal for viewing photos and videos that depict scenery.
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Racing
Reduces input lag for real time racing and fast gaming experience.
two images to show different between GameVisual on and off, three soliders in different brighter
Cinema
Enhances contrast and color saturation for lively, vivid visuals — ideal for viewing movies.
Rich connectivity options, a narrow bezel design

ASUS VG248QG has extensive connectivity options, including dual-link DVI-D, DisplayPort 1.2, and HDMI(v1.4) port, so you can hook it up to a wide array of multimedia devices. It has a super-narrow 1cm bezel ideal for an immersive and panoramic gaming setup.

the monitor is facing left and three details of ports

A smart cable management design feature found on the stand of VG248QG helps you organize and hide cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

a fighting game screenshot as background
Designed for gaming marathon
Flicker-Free technology

Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to give you a comfortable gaming experience. This minimizes instances of eyestrain and other potentially damaging eye ailments when you're embroiled in long, drawn-out gaming sessions.

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The VG248QG gaming monitor has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.
Ultra-Low Blue Light technology

ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces the amount of blue light. You can access and select four different filter settings onscreen easily through the OSD menu or DisplayWidget UI to find the best one that suits the task at hand.

Low Blue Light Level
a group number from 0-4
Ergonomically designed and wall-mountable

ASUS VG248QG is specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its ergonomically-designed stand lets you adjust the tilt, swivel, pivot, and height of the monitor so you always find your ideal viewing position. It can also be VESA wall-mounted to fit in any limited space.

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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5/ 5
Good gaming with TN panel monitor 165Hz, at 165 frames per second reduced motion blur 9/26/2019 5:26:06 PM

Pros: 1080p, 165Hz allows my Nvidia RTX 2070 to peg 165 Frames per second with BFV on medium graphic settings for much reduced motion blur in gaming.

If you want to see what blurring is for your self? Visit blur busters web site, select Motion Test Tools, testUFO animation. Then look at the 3 FPS motion test speeds to see the motion blur reduced with faster FPS. You can also speed up pixels per second speed to simulate game and mouse movement speed.

G-Sync compatible is sweet no stuttering or micro stuttering.

Cons: None

Overall Review: Wish they made 1080p 180Hz 240Hz IPS panel.

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