Asus VG278QR 27in 165Hz 0.5ms TN LED LCD w/ FreeSync, G-SYNC

MX00112684 VG278QR 27in 165Hz 0.5ms TN LED LCD w/ FreeSync, G-SYNC
MX00112684 VG278QR 27in 165Hz 0.5ms TN LED LCD w/ FreeSync, G-SYNC MX00112684 VG278QR 27in 165Hz 0.5ms TN LED LCD w/ FreeSync, G-SYNC MX00112684 VG278QR 27in 165Hz 0.5ms TN LED LCD w/ FreeSync, G-SYNC

Product Info

ASUS VG278QR Gaming Monitor

27in Full HD, 165Hz, Adaptive-sync w/ FreeSync™ & G-SYNC™, 0.5ms (MPRT)
Designed for intense, fast-paced games, ASUS VG278QR is a 27in Full HD gaming display with an ultra-fast 0.5ms* response time and blazing 165hz refresh rate to give you super-smooth gameplay.

The ASUS 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.

  • 27in 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 Supports both Adaptive-Sync with NVIDIA GeForce* graphics cards and FreeSync with AMD Radeon graphics cards
    • *NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10xx series, GTX 16xx series, RTX 20xx series or newer


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.

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.
* 0.5ms response time is the minimum based on internal tests. Response time may vary depending on test conditions.

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.

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.


Certified NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible

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.

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.

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

ASUS-exclusive GameVisual technology
ASUS GameVisual Technology has seven 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.

Rich connectivity options, a narrow bezel design
ASUS VG278QR 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.

A smart cable management design feature found on the stand of VG278QR helps you organize and hide cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

Designed for Gaming Narathons

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.

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

The VG278QR 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.

Ergonomically designed and wall-mountable

ASUS VG278QR 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.

  • Height Adjustment: 130mm
  • Swivel: ±90°


Product Type ASUS VG Series Full HD Widescreen 165Hz Gaming Monitor
Part Number VG278QR
Colour Black
Screen Size 27" widescreen
Resolution Full HD: 1,920 x 1,080
Brightness 400 cd/m² (max.)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio 1,000:1
ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR): 100,000,000:1
Panel Type TN
Color Depth 16.7M colors
Color Gamut 72% NTSC
Refresh Rate 165Hz
Response Time Minimum: 0.5ms GtG
Average: 1ms GtG
Pixel Pitch 0.311mm2
Adaptive Sync Technology NVIDIA G-SYNC
AMD FreeSync™
Surface Treatment Non-Glare
Viewing Angle 170° / 160°
Audio 2x 2W Stereo RMS speakers
I/O Connectivity 1x HDMI v1.4
1x DisplayPort v1.2
1x Dual Link DVI-D

1x 3.5mm mini-jack audio in
1x 3.5mm mini-jack earphone jack

Convenient Hotkeys Yes
Video Features Trace Free Technologies
Skin-Tone Selection: 3 Modes
Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes
GamePlus(modes): Crosshair / Timer / FPS Counter / Display Alignment
Low Blue Light
HDCP support
Smart View Technology
GameVisual: Scenery / Racing / Cinema / RTS / RPG / FPS / sRGB Modes / MOBA Mode
FreeSync™ technology supported
Extreme Low Motion Blur
GameFast Input technology
VESA Mount 100 x 100mm
Height Range 130mm
Tilt Range -5° to 33°
Pivot ± 90°
Swivel ± 90°
Security Kensington lock
Power Consumption Typical: <40W
Power Saving mode: <0.5W
Power Off mode: <0.5W
Dimensions With stand: 211 x 619 x 376 ~ 505mm
Without stand: 50 x 611 x 363mm
Weight With stand: 5.6kg
Without stand: 3.2kg