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ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q

ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q
alaScore 97

31 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q

 

The Asus ROG Swift PG258Q is a pricey 25-inch-class monitor that offers a wealth of features for gamers, including an ultra-fast refresh rate and Nvidia's G-Sync technology.

Excellent gaming performance. Very fast refresh rate. Nvidia G-Sync enabled. Fully adjustable stand. Gamer-friendly features.

Expensive. Slightly skewed greens. Limited I/O ports.

The Asus ROG Swift PG258Q is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a midsize monitor with serious gaming chops, but at about $600, it doesn't come cheap. However, it offers the fastest refresh rate available, as well as a speedy pixel response and...

May, 2017

Expert review by : Kane Fulton (techradar.com)

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q review

 

This 240Hz monitor is one smooth operator

240Hz refresh rate ; Funky design ; Joystick menu

'Only' 1080p ; TN panel compromises viewing angles

Asus has made its fastest refresh rate monitor yet. The PG258Q goes all the way up to 240Hz, making it a potentially great shout for competitive gamers.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by : Christian Eberle (tomshardware.co.uk)

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q Monitor Review

 

Ever since the original Asus VG248QE was introduced, the race towards higher refresh rates has continued unabated. It seems only recently we saw the first 160Hz screens in our lab. Now Asus has broken new ground with its first 240Hz display, the ROG...

240Hz without overclock ; Excellent ULMB implementation ; High light output ; G-Sync ; OSD joystick ; Styling

Expensive ; Out-of-box color and gamma ; Excessive ghosting at top overdrive setting

Some users may balk at paying a lot of money for a TN monitor, but one look at the PG258Q’s gaming prowess will quickly change their minds. For sheer playability, this display is the finest we’ve reviewed so far. Control response and motion quality are...

May, 2017

Expert review by : James Morris (kitguru.net)

ASUS ROG SWIFT PG258Q 240hz G-SYNC 24.5in Gaming Monitor Review

 

Gaming monitors are clearly going through a bit of a growth spurt, and ASUS is a company particularl Today we review a new monitor from ASUS which operates at a staggering 240hz, with full G-SYNC support.

Incredible 240Hz refresh.

Expensive.

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Bernd Weeser-Krell (pcwelt.de)

Test: Gaming-Monitor Asus ROG Swift PG258Q mit 240 Hertz

 

Der Gaming-Monitor Asus ROG Swift PG258Q ist ein 25-Zöller mit Full-HD-Auflösung (1080p). Highlight des neuen Modells ist die extrem schnelle Bildwiederholrate von 240 Hertz. Ob dies für eine überzeugende Gaming-Performance reicht, zeigt unser...

+ sehr gute Gaming-Performance ; + G-Sync-Technik ; + 240 Hertz Bildrate ; + ergonomische Einstellmöglichkeiten

- hoher Stromverbrauch ; - teuer

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : CHIP Testcenter (chip.de)

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q

 

Nur Durchschnitt - im Test erreicht der Monitor Asus ROG Swift PG258Q ein mittelmäßiges Gesamtergebnis mit 70,7 Punkten. Ein starkes Ergebnis erreicht der Testkandidat im Bereich Ergonomie - dort überzeugt es unserer Tester besonders. Wenig überzeugend...

G-Sync ; LED-Beleuchtung ; Pivot

Mäßige Blickwinkel

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Christian Eberle (tomshw.it)

Recensione Asus PG258Q, 240 Hz sono il paradiso dei gamer?

 

Asus RoG Swift PG258Q è un monitor con refresh rate a 240 Hz e G-Sync per gli amanti della velocità.

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Redazione (hwupgrade.it)

ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q: uno dei primi monitor a 240Hz

 

Se amate i giochi di eSport come League of Legends e Counter-Strike Global Offensive, ASUS ROG Swift PG258Q potrebbe essere il monitor adatto a voi. Con refresh rate a 240 Hz e G-Sync, infatti, offre immagini solide e grande fluidità, se si possiede...

Feb, 2017

Expert review by : Manolo De Agostini (tomshw.it)

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q, il monitor a 240 Hz ha un prezzo

 

Costa ben 650 euro il nuovo Asus ROG Swift PG258Q, tra i primi monitor con refresh rate a 240 Hz.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Manolo De Agostini (tomshw.it)

Asus PG258Q, in arrivo un monitor con refresh a 240 Hz

 

Asus ha anticipato che a inizio 2017 arriverà il PG258Q, un nuovo monitor per giocatori con refresh rate molto elevato.

Oct, 2016

Product Specifications

Certificates

Certification:CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7), RCM, TUV Flicker-free , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light / CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, RCM, TUV Flicker-free , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light
Energy Star certified:N

Design

Colour of product:Black, grey / Grey
Feet colour:Black/Copper
Market positioning:Gaming

Display

3D:N
Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Digital horizontal frequency:30 - 90 / 67 - 255
Digital vertical frequency:24 - 60 / 30 - 240
Display:LCD / LED
Display brightness:400
Display brightness (typical):400
Display diagonal:62.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
Display Technology:TN
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Mega Contrast
HD type:Full HD
HDCP:Y
Maximum refresh rate:240
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9
Response Time:1
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewable size, horizontal:54.4
Viewable size, vertical:30.3
Viewing angle, horizontal:170
Viewing angle, vertical:160

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Custom key function:Y
Gaming UX on-screen display (OSD):Y
Height adjustment:Y
LED indicators:Y
Number of OSD languages:21
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, PER, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Thai, Turkish
On/off switch:Y
Pivot:Y
Pivot angle:0 - 90
Power LED:Y
Stand-by LED:Y
Swivel angle range:-50 - 50
Swivelling:Y
Tilt adjustment:Y
Tilt angle:-5 - 20
Tilt angle range:-5 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100

Multimedia

Built-in Camera:N
Built-in speaker(s):N
TV tuner integrated:N

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Other features

Display:LCD / LED

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB / AC, DisplayPort, HDMI, USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y
Stand included:Y
User Guide on CD-ROM:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:239
Package height:443
Package Type:Box
Package weight:7.9
Package width:661

Performance

AMD FreeSync:N
NVIDIA 3D Vision:Y
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in:Y
Built-in USB hub:Y
DisplayPorts quantity:1
DVI port:N
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in:Y
Number of upstream ports:1
USB hub version:USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
USB Type-A downstream ports quantity:2 / 5
USB version:3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 100-240
Power consumption (max):65
Power consumption (off):0.5
Power consumption (PowerSave):0.5
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):65

Technical Details

Active display area (W x H):0.283 x 0.28
Game mode:Y
No flickering:Y

Thin Client

Thin client installed:N

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:72.5
Depth (with stand):253.7
Height :330.6
Height (with stand):383.7 / 503.7
Package depth:239
Package height:443
Package weight:7.9
Package width:661
Weight:3.14
Weight (with stand):5.6
Weight with stand:5.6
Width:564.1
Width (with stand):564.1