ASUS Launches ROG Swift PG27UQ 4K 144Hz NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR Monitor For $1,999

Alex Stevens

Last week we saw Acer announce their Predator X27 Gaming monitor for $1,999, well if you are more of an ASUS brand loyalist, you may want to take a look at the ROG Swift PG27UQ which features much of the same options as the Acer Predator and what is most likely the same panel. Featuring their first DisplayHDR 1000 Certified display with it being pre-calibrated with its color accuracy ∆E value being below 3.0.

Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ, 4K And Overclockable to 144Hz Now Available For Pre Order

Being both 4K, 144Hz, HDR and G-SYNC compatible makes it the monitor at the top of everyone's wish list. With what I can only imagine as stunning visuals and frankly probably the best gaming experience possible at this point, the ROG Swift PG27UQ, while being incredibly expensive at $1,999, will provide the best experience on the market, though you would need the hardware capable of pushing it which in and of itself would cost a fortune.

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Gamers are treated to unmatched levels of detail, with sharp images and crisp text.
Additionally, the PG27UQ features NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology for silky-smooth gameplay with no frustrating lag or screen tearing, so gamers get the upper hand in first-person shooters, racing, real-time strategy and sports titles.

Nvidia G-SYNC High Dynamic Range (HDR) monitors provide a range of luminance that's closer to what the human eye can experience, and offer a wider color range than traditional monitors. G-SYNC HDR monitors take this performance to a whole new level, with a 1000cd/m 2 peak brightness that's several times greater than standard displays. Its LED backlight is dynamically controlled across 384 zones, providing very high contrast for richer, more natural-looking dark scenes. Furthermore, gamers can plug in their HDR-capable consoles or streaming devices and enjoy highly detailed 4K HDR content on the ROG Swift PG27UQ.

One of the more interesting features not in the Acer Predator model is it features ASUS Aura Sync lighting which provides ambient light that can be synchronized with any RGB lighting products that support it. This can be very helpful for those with eye strain problems over longer gaming sessions (the RGB haters in the comments should know you can turn this off). You can also just make your room look like a nightclub if you are so inclined. A built-in ROG Light Signal on the top of its stand lets gamers show their gaming spirit by casting the ROG logo onto the wall, and the Light Signature projection kit allows for the creation and customization of lighting effects that can be projected from the PG27UQ onto a desktop surface.

The ROG Swift PG27UQ is designed for marathon gaming. It uses an ambient light sensor to check the light conditions and adjust the brightness levels. The sensor lowers brightness in dark conditions and raises brightness in well-lit conditions. Also, it includes TÜV Rheinland-certified ASUS Ultra-low Blue Light filters and flicker-free technology to offer protection against harmful blue light and on-screen flicker. Additionally, the ROG Swift PG27UQ features a stand that’s ergonomically designed to offer extensive swivel, tilt, and height adjustments so gaming is always a comfortable experience with an ideal viewing angle.

Pricing And Availability

The ASUS PG27UQ is now available on Newegg for preorder for $1,999 and will be shipping out to consumers in June.

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