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ASUS MG279Q FREESYNC GAMING Monitor | 27" (2560x1440) 16:9 | TN | 144hz | 1ms | FreeSync | 16.7M Colors | 350cd/m2 Brightness | Contrast Ratio 1000:1 | 170 Degree Viewing Angle | 2W x 2 Stereo Integrated Speakers | HDMI x2 DP x2 DVI-D | USB 3.0 Passthrough | Tilt/Swivel/Pivot/Height Adjust | Black

Our Price: $856.07
Retail: $919.82
In Stock: Yes
Vendor: ASUS
Rating: unrated



The MG278Q gaming display is built for victory in the professional gaming arena, and features a WQHD panel with a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms fast response time. Its ergonomic design, together with Flicker-Free and Ultra Low Blue Light technology, ensure you stay comfortable during those marathon gaming sessions.

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A 27-inch WQHD display for highly detailed visuals and more onscreen space
The MG278Q represents a new generation of displays, with a WQHD 2560 x 1440 panel with a pixel density of 109 pixels per inch. You get to enjoy greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD (1920 x 1080) displays. These little details add up to help you better immerse yourself in the game.

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Lightning-fast 1ms rapid response time
With a 1ms response time, ASUS MG278Q is the fastest in its class and eliminates smearing, and motion blur. This visual performance 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.

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Incredible144Hz refresh rate
With an astonishing 144Hz refresh rate, fast moving visuals pose no problem for the MG278Q, so you can say goodbye to motion blur and gain the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy and sports titles. MG278Q features AMD FreeSync™ technology* – it eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.

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ASUS-exclusive GamePlus technology
ASUS MG278Q features the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey to give you in-game enhancements so you get more out of your game. The crosshair overlay with four different crosshair options lets you choose the one that best suits the game you're playing. There's also an onscreen timer you can position on the left of the display so you can keep track of the elapsed gaming time; while the FPS (frames per second) counter lets you know how smooth the game is running.

ASUS-exclusive GameVisual technology
ASUS GameVisual Technology gives you six pre-set display modes tailored to suit different types of scenarios. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.



Cabinet Color


Screen Size
Glare Screen
LED Backlight
Recommended Resolution
2560 x 1440 (2K)
Refresh Rate
144 Hz
Viewing Angle
170° (H) / 160° (V)
Pixel Pitch
Display Colors
16.7 Million
350 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio
ASCR 100,000,000:1 (1,000:1)
Response Time
1ms (GTG)
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Refresh Rate
51.2 - 221.97 kHz
Vertical Refresh Rate
35 - 144 Hz
Adaptive Sync Technology
FreeSync (AMD Adaptive Sync)


Input Video Compatibility
DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort
1 x Dual-link DVI-D
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
USB 3.0


Complies with
Energy Star, BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8.1, Windows 7), MEPS, RCM, TUV Flicker-free , KC , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light, CU(EAC)
Power Supply
100 - 240 VAC, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption
Power Consumption < 38.7W (based on ES 6.0) 
Power Saving Mode < 0.5W
Power Off Mode < 0.5W


Stand Adjustments
Tilt: +20 to -5 degree
Swivel: Yes
Pivot: Yes
Height Adjustment: Yes
Built-in Speakers
2 x 2W Stereo RMS
HDCP Support
VESA Compatibility - Mountable
100 x 100mm
27" WQHD (2560 x 1440) display with 1ms response time and 144Hz refresh rate for smoother gaming
AMD FreeSync technology delivers tear-free gaming

Flexible connectivity with dual HDMI, DVI-D, DisplayPort and USB 3.0

ASUS Eye Care with blue light filter and TÜV Rheinland-certified flicker-free backlighting reduces eyestrain and other eye ailments

eSports-ready ergonomics with full tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments

Dimensions & Weight

Dimensions (H x W x D)
22.17" x 24.61" x 9.17" w/ stand

14.49" x 24.61" x 2.48" w/o stand
16.87 lbs. w/ stand


Package Contents
Dual-link DVI cable 
Audio cable
Power cord 
DisplayPort cable 
Quick start guide
HDMI cable 
Support CD
Warranty Card
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