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Asus ROG SWIFT PG278QR 27in WQHD 165Hz Gaming LED LCD w/ G-Sync, HAS, USB 3.0 Hub

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Warranty: 60 Days Warranty
Quantity Available: 1
Location: Calgary NE
Comments: OB - Double Dead Pixel, Middle bottom of screen (both) - HDMI cable and Power adapter
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  • SKU: MX65525
  • ILC: 889349470992
  • Part #: PG278QR
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The First 27in WQHD Overclockable 165Hz1 G-SYNC™ 1ms Display


The ROG Swift PG278QR Gaming Monitor is built for victory in the professional gaming arena, and features a WQHD panel with overclockable 165Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time.

Integrated NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology synchronizes the display's refresh rate to the GPU for smooth visuals and lag-free gameplay.

This RoG Swift Gaming Monitor features the latest hardware display technologies and design touches to make it a must-have weapon for all enthusiast Gamers.

Ultra Smooth Graphics for Seamless Gameplay

Incredibly Life Like Gaming Visuals

27in WQHD Display Gives Highly Detailed Visuals On Larger Screen
The ROG Swift PG278QR represents a new generation displays, with a WQHD 2,560 x 1,440 panel that delivers four times the resolution of 720p at 109 pixels per inch.

You get to enjoy greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD displays. These add up to give you a major in-game tactical advantage.

Conventional 27inch 1,920 x 1,080 Monitor:

  • Shows less detail and spacing with less room for work bars on the side
  • Images appear blurrier by comparison
  • Only 56% of the Pixels of WQHD


ROG Swift PG278QR 27in 2,560 x 1,440 Gaming Monitor:

  • See more detail and spacing with more room for working bars on the side
  • Images are much more crisp and more detailed by comparison
  • 77% More Pixels than Full HD


  • 27in WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) resolution display for life like 3D gaming visuals
  • World's 1st 165Hz1 refresh rate, 1ms response Monitor w/ NVIDIA® G-SYNC™
  • ASUS-exclusive Ultra-Low Blue Light, Flicker-Free, GamePlus & GameVisual
  • Ergonomically-designed stand with full tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustment

Ultra Smooth 2D & 3D Graphics For Seamless Gameplay

Incredibly-fast 165Hz1 refresh rate
The ROG Swift PG278QR’s gaming monitor 165Hz refresh rate decimates lag and motion blur to give you the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy, and sports titles. This ultrafast refresh rate lets you play at the highest visual settings and lets you react instantly to what’s onscreen — so you’ll get that first strike in.


  • Supports WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) @ 165Hz only on DisplayPort port
  • HDMI port only supports WQHD (2,560 x 1,440) @ 60Hz
  • Only NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 and above graphics card can support 2560 x 1440 up to 165Hz. Please contact the GPU manufacturers for detailed specification.

60Hz Refresh Rate is recommended for games which are much slower in pace, such as MOBA and turn based games, etc. which can be played just fine at this slower refresh.

165Hz Refresh Rate is recommended for games which have a lot of fast motion and hectic action, especially first person shooters, Combat Sims, etc.

Gain A Competitive Edge with NVIDIA®G-SYNC™ Technology


The ROG Swift PG278QR incorporates NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ display technology to deliver the smoothest, fastest, and most breathtaking gaming imaginable. G-SYNC™ synchronizes the monitor's refresh rate to the GPU in your GeForce GTX-powered PC, eliminating screen tearing and minimizing display stutter and input lag.

This ROG Swift PG278QR lets you enjoy seamlessly-smooth and lag-free gameplay when playing the latest fast-paced first-person shooters, sports, and action-adventure titles.
Note: G-SYNC features require a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 650Ti BOOST GPU or higher.

Gamer Centric Technologies

ASUS-exclusive GamePlus technology
The ASUS GamePlus hotkey gives you in-game enhancements so you get more out of your game.

  • A crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options, so you can select the one that best suits the shooter you're currently playing
  • Onscreen timer that can be positioned on the left of the display to keep tracked of elapsed game time
  • The FPS counter lets you know how fast and how smoothly the game is running
  • 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

ASUS-exclusive GameVisual Technology
ASUS GameVisual Technology has six pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.

Multi Display Gaming At Its Finest

Super-narrow bezel design for seamless multi-display setups
The ROG Swift PG278QR’s slim profile and super-narrow 6mm bezel makes it perfect for almost seamless multi-display setups so your eyes move swiftly from one monitor to another. It can also be VESA wall-mounted – an even easier way to have a multi-display gaming setup.

Robust connectivity with exclusive gaming hotkeys
ROG Swift PG278QR gives you flexible connectivity options for WQHD (2560 x 1440) input via its DisplayPort1.2 and HDMI ports. It also has two USB 3.0 ports for your mouse and keyboard, and can charge your mobile devices while gaming.

Smart Cable Management
A cable management design feature found on the back of the monitor allows you to organize and hide your cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Gaming Marathon Ready

Designed with gamer’s comfort in mind

  • Ultra-low blue light technology
    feature ASUS Ultra Low Blue Light filters protect you from harmful blue light. You can easily access and select four different filter settings onscreen
  • Flicker free technology
    Reducing flicker gives you a comfortable gaming experience. This minimizes eyestrain and other damaging effects when you're embroiled in long, drawn-out gaming sessions
  • Ergonomic tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustable stand
    This ergonomically-designed stand has Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, and Height adjustments so you can always find that ideal viewing position

Keeping it cool with a smart air vent design

The ROG Swift PG278QR employs a custom heatsink that's double the size to make sure the monitor stays cool during marathon gaming sessions.

Cooling is also aided by a Smart Air Venting Design that uses convective currents to generate airflow. This passive setup works entirely without fans, making it completely silent and maintenance-free.

Awesome LED Light-in-Motion Effects

The ROG Swift PG278QR Gaming Monitor comes with a mysterious and intricately-patterned base that can illuminate with an LED Light-in-Motion feature.


Make and Model ASUS ROG SWIFT PG278QR Gaming Monitor
Screen Size 27.0" / 684.7mm
Native Resolution WQHD: 2,560 x 1,440
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Brightness 350 cd/m2
Response Time 1ms (Gray to Gray)
Dot Pitch 0.233mm2
Refresh Rates 2D Mode: 2,560 x 1,440 @ 144Hz (overclocks to 165Hz) 3D Mode: 2,560 x 1,440 (up to 120Hz)

HDMI: 30 ~ 140KHz / 24 ~ 60Hz
DisplayPort (Normal): 34 ~ 222KHz / 30 ~ 144Hz
DisplayPort (Overclock): 34 ~ 240KHz / 30 ~ 165Hz

Contrast Ratio Native Contrast Ratio: 1,000:1
Backlight LED
Viewing Angle (CR≧10) Horizontal: 170°
Vertical: 160°
I/0 Ports 1x HDMI port
1x DisplayPort port

USB Hub:
1x USB 3.0 Input port
2x USB 3.0 Output ports

Stand Functions Height Adjustment: 120mm
Pivot: 90° from Portrait to Landscape
Swivel: ±60°
Tilt: -5 ~ 20°
Video Features Trace Free Technology

Color Temperature Modes: 4

GamePlus Modes: Crosshair, Timer, FPS Counter, Display Alignment

GameVisual Modes: Cinema, FPS, Racing, RTS / RPG, sRGB, Scenery, User Mode

HDCP Support

Low Blue Light

Supports 3D Vision™ Shutter Glasses for 3D Gaming
Certifications BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, C-Tick, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8.1, Windows 7), TUV Flicker-free , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light
VESA VESA Hole Spacing: 100 x 100mm
Power Input 100 ~ 240Vac, 50 / 60Hz
Power Consumption Power On: less than 90W
Power Saving: less than 0.5W
Power Off: less than 0.5W
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Dimensions With Stand: 620 x 238 x 533 ~ 433mm
Without Stand: 620 x 66 x 363mm
Weight With Stand: 6.6kg

Package Contents

  • ASUS PG278QR 27" Full HD Professional eSports Gaming Monitor w/
    • 1x AC Power Cord
    • 1x External AC Power Adapter
    • 1x DisplayPort Cable
    • 1x HDMI Cable
    • 1x USB 3.0 Cable
    • 1x Quick Start Guide
    • 1x Support CD w/ Drivers
    • 1x Warranty Card
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