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Asus PG279Q

alaTest has collected and analyzed 383 reviews of Asus PG279Q. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability is also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the size, while the reliability and price get negative comments.

usability, design

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus PG279Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Asus PG279Q


alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Asus PG279Q from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Comments about the design and size are overall positive, whereas some have doubts about the reliability and price.

usability, size, design

price, reliability

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Edward Chester (

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q


The Asus ROG Swift PG279Q is, on paper, the ideal 27-inch gaming monitor. It has an IPS panel, so overall image quality should be superb, plus it can refresh at up to 165Hz and includes G-Sync technology too. Unless you're after a super-high-resolution...

Sep, 2016

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Expert review by : Matthew S. Smith (

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q review


Attractive design ; Highly adjustable stand ; Intuitive controls ; Spot-on color accuracy ; Insane 165Hz refresh rate

Limited input options ; Gamma is too dark ; Expensive for 1440p resolution

Expert review by : Bruno St-Georges-Robert , Dimitris Katsaounis, Yan (



The ASUS PG279Q is a great 144Hz gaming monitor with a 1440p IPS panel. The picture quality is decent with a great brightness, good for overcoming glare in a bright room. The monitor has a low native contrast ratio so blacks appear gray in a dark room,...

Excellent motion handling ; Feels very responsive ; Remains accurate when viewed from up close

Blacks appear gray in a dark room ; No HDR support

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Christian Eberle (

Asus PG279Q ROG Swift 27-inch 165Hz Gaming Monitor Review


We have the highly-anticipated ROG Swift PG279Q in the lab today. It's a 27-inch IPS-type panel with QHD resolution, G-Sync, ULMB and an unprecedented 165Hz max refresh rate.

Stable at 165Hz•G-Sync•Bright sharp picture•Saturated color•GamePlus•OSD joystick controller•Styling•Solid build quality

Significant light output reduction in ULMB mode•Calibration required for best image quality•Expensive

Asus' new addition to its ROG line isn't perfect but it certainly delivers on its promise. With a sharp and bright IPS panel, 165Hz and G-Sync, the PG279Q has everything an enthusiast could want. It doesn't come cheap but we suspect that buyer's...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Anthony Garreffa (

ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Monitor Review - NVIDIA G-Sync 165Hz Bliss


ASUS refreshes its incredible ROG Swift display with the PG279Q, cranking the refresh rate to 165Hz. This is the gaming monitor you want.

Dec, 2015

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looks great and amazing features 27 inch seems a perfect size for gaming

Dec, 2018

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Top Class Monitor


This monitor is a beast. Full 2k resolution with G-Sync makes playing games stunning and the performance is second to none. No problems with dead pixels. Highly recommend this

Sep, 2018

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The best 1440p gaming monitor money can buy!


This is my second PG279Q monitor since it launched a few years ago, amazing picture quality and viewing angles, thanks to the IPS panel, the colours are very accurate and vibrant, no issues with IPS glow on my monitor and this is the best level of glow...

Sep, 2018

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Great monitor, let down by thunderbugs


Great monitor, best i have owned - but let down by thunderbugs in the screen. Cheaper monitors prevent this. Shame.

Aug, 2018

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BEST Monitor IPS


We really did like the PG279Q and we've now found our new reference gaming screen! The gaming performance was excellent, and second to none at the moment. Very fast response times for an IPS panel, 144Hz native refresh rate support, no lag, NVIDIA...

Apr, 2018