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Asus ROG Swift PG279Q

Asus
27 in Screen size
24.4 in Width
MSRP $800.00
As low as $689.99 at Amazon

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asus rog swift pg279q
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q
Release date
 
Screen size
27 in
Release price
$799.99
Width
24.4 in
Width (without stand)
24.4 in
Height
21.75 in
Height (without stand)
14.29 in
Depth
9.37 in
Depth (without stand)
2.6 in
Weight
15.4 lbs
Color
Black
Adjustable stand
Yes
Wall mountable
Yes
Aspect ratio
16:9
Maximum resolution
1080p
Resolution
2560x1440
Display technology
IPS
Horizontal viewing angle
178 degrees
Refresh rate
165 HZ
Response time
4 ms
Backlit type
In-Plane Switching
Brightness
350 cd/m2
Contrast ratio
1000:1
Built-in speakers
Yes
Speakers
2
Output power (RMS)
4 W
HDMI
1
USB
2
DisplayPort
1
Supply
100-240V, 50/60Hz
Stand-by consumption
0.5 W
Operating consumption
90 W
Cables
DisplayPort, etc.
Terms
Three year limited warranty
03/03/2017
31.5 in
$449.99
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yes
 
16:9
1080p
 
LED
 
144 HZ
4 ms
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
27 in
$699.99
24.2 in
 
17.8 in
 
6.1 in
 
11.9 lbs
Silver
 
 
16:9
4K
3840 X 2160
IPS
178 degrees
60 HZ
4 ms
LED
300 cd/m2
100 Million
Yes
2
4 W
1
 
1
 
 
 
 
6/3/2014
28 in
$799.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Black
Yes
Yes
16:9
4K
3840 x 2160
LCD
170 degrees
60 HZ
1 ms
LED
300 cd/m2
1000
 
 
 
1
5
1
100V - 240V
 
 
1 year
 
28 in
$599.00
25.9 in
25.9 in
16.1 in
15 in
9.7 in
2.6 in
18 lbs
Black
Yes
Yes
16:9
4K
3840x2160
LED
170 degrees
60 HZ
2 ms
LED
300 cd/m2
100,000,00
Yes
2
2 W
1
1
1
 
0.4 W
39 W
DVI, VGA, Audio, HDMI
1 year
6/16/2014
27 in
$399.99
25.3 in
 
21.9 in
 
9.6 in
 
17.6 lbs
Black
Yes
 
16:9
1080p
1920x1080
LED
170 degrees
144 HZ
1 ms
LED
300 cd/m2
 
 
 
 
1
4
1
 
 
 
3 years
 
23.6 in
 
23.9 in
 
14.9 in
 
1.9 in
 
13.2 lbs
Black
 
 
16:9
 
1920 x 1080
IPS
178 degrees
 
5 ms
 
250 cd/m2
20,000,000:1
Yes
 
4 W
1
2
 
100-240V; 19V 65W
 
 
Not provided
8/6/2013
23 in
$450.99
22.44 in
 
8.52 in
 
3.19 in
 
10.6 lbs
Black
 
 
16:9
 
1920
LCD
178 degrees
60 HZ
8 ms
 
270 cd/m2
1,000:01
Yes
 
 
1
3
 
100 VAC to 240 VAC / 50 Hz or 60 Hz + 3 Hz / 1.5 A (max)
 
 
 
 
23 in
 
21.97 in
 
6.26 in
 
16.4 in
 
8.14 lbs
 
 
 
 
 
1920x1080
LCD
 
 
5 ms
 
250 cd/m2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
26 in
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2550 x 1600
LCD
 
 
 
 
 
 
Yes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Asus
Taiwan-based computer manufacturer Asus is among the largest names in PCs and computer components. Formed in 1989 by four former Acer engineers as a motherboard manufacturer, the company remains most well-known for its laptops, as well as desktops, monitors, and PC components. In recent years, the company has also branched out to make smartphones, tablets and wearable tech.