The monitor has a 5-way navigation joystick provides quick and easy access to OSD settings, allowing users to switch display parameters with a flick of a finger.
Up top the 5-way OSD navifation joystick
60/120/144Hz Turbo key
Not very charming too look at but you'll notice the connectors at the bottom side of the screen. You'll see a DisplayPort connection, a USB 3.0 HUB and that's it. Well aside from the power connector. This means you can use only one input / source connection. The ROG Swift PG278Q Gaming Monitor includes DisplayPort 1.2 for native WQHD output and two USB 3.0 ports for pass-through connectivity.
The ROG Swift PG278Q is part of the Republic Of Gamers series products and that shows, it has an everything but ordinary design, stealthy almost. The build quality is fantastic, very stylish and sturdy. Interesting to see is a red LED ring that fades in and out in brightness.
The PG278Q features a slim profile has a 6 mm bezel, that makes it pretty well suited for multi-display setups as well. It looks awesome alright.
Yeah, that's TN alright. If you move your head up/down/left/right ... you will see a rather narrow view-port.
Display: 27-inch WQHD 2560 x 1440 (16:9)
Narrow 6 mm bezel designed for multi-monitor setups
Pixel Pitch: 0.233 mm
Brightness: 350 cd/m²
Display Colors: 16.7M
Refresh Rate: Over 120 Hz
Response Time: 1 ms (GTG)
Connectivity: 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 2 x USB 3.0 ports
Special ASUS Features: GamePlus and 5-way joystick OSD navigation
But if you sit straight in front of it, admittedly, this is a pretty good TN to look at, blazing fast though with its 1 ms (GTG) response time. The screen feels a little too bright at default setting though.
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