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Asus PG279Q

alaTest has collected and analyzed 391 reviews of Asus PG279Q. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. People really like the design. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and price get less positive opinions. Reviews are divided on the size.

usability, design

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Asus PG279Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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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 Monitors on Reviews about the design and size are on the whole positive, but the reliability and price get negative opinions.

usability, size, design

price, reliability

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

This summary is based on the products: Asus PG279Q 27-Inch LED MonitorAsus PG279Q 27-Inch LED Monitor

Jul, 2018

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Had it for three months using it as my second monitor and the monitor works really good . I use it for my console gaming and watching my Videos and movies. it has 144 hertz . 1ms respond time . overall great. really recommend the monitor . Pricey but...

Jul, 2017

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High quality games focused computer monitor


The PG279Q I received was new and box was sealed with ASUS tape. The monitor build date is October 2015. The monitor came pre-assembled with stand and it was simply a matter of lifting the unit out of the packaging and remove screen protector. After...

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (

High quality games focused computer monitor


0% as it is set to 100% default. Some slight adjustments were made to RGB values but out of the box the monitor is almost perfectly calibrated. The selection of on screen menu items is very easy and the monitor features a mini-mouse stick on the rear...

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Certification:BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7), RCM, TUV Flicker-free , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light / Energy Star®, BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7), RCM, TUV Flicker-free , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light
Energy Star certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Red
Market positioning:Gaming


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Backlight type:W-LED
Color gamut:100
Colour gamut:100
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:34 - 209
Digital vertical frequency:30 - 65
Display brightness:350
Display brightness (typical):350
Display diagonal:68.6
Display diagonal (metric):68.6
Display number of colours:16.77 / 16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:2560 x 1440
Display sRGB:Y / Yes
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:IPS
HD type:Wide Quad HD
HDCP:Y / Yes
Horizontal scan range:34 - 209
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Pixel pitch:0.233 x 0.233
Response Time:4
Screen shape:Flat
sRGB coverage (typical):100
Supported graphics resolutions:2560 x 1440
Supported video modes:2160p
Vertical scan range:30 - 165
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178


Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Custom key function:Y
Gaming UX on-screen display (OSD):Y
Height adjustment:Y / Yes
Number of OSD languages:5
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
On/off switch:Y
Pivot:Y / Yes
Pivot angle:0 - 90
Swivel angle range:-60 - 60 / 60 - -60
Swivelling:Y / Yes
Tilt adjustment:Y / Yes
Tilt angle:20 - -5
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20 / 20 - -5
VESA mounting:Y / Yes
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100


Built-in Camera:N / No
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:2 / 4
TV tuner integrated:N / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC, Audio (3.5mm), HDMI, USB / AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:300
Package height:456
Package Type:Box
Package weight:10.6
Package width:756


AMD FreeSync:N

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y
Built-in USB hub:Y / Yes
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Number of upstream ports:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2
USB version:3.0 / 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):90

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Bezel width (side):75.6
Depth:6.6 / 66
Depth (with stand):23.8 / 237.9
Height :36.3 / 363
Height (with stand):55.3 / 552.5
Package depth:30
Package height:45.6
Package width:75.6
Width:619.8 / 62
Width (with stand):619.8 / 62