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TUF Gaming VG279QM HDR Gaming Monitor – 27 inch FullHD (1920 x 1080), Fast IPS, Overclockable 280Hz (Above 240Hz, 144Hz), 1ms (GTG), ELMB SYNC, G-SYNC Compatible, DisplayHDR™ 400
Astonishing overclockable 280Hz refresh rate means the display is almost twice as fast as conventional 144 Hz monitors. You'll experience amazingly-fluid gaming visuals, giving you the upper hand in first-person shooters, racing, real-time strategy and sports titles.
ASUS Fast IPS Display allows the display's liquid crystal elements to switch up to 4X faster than conventional IPS panels for improved response. With a 1 ms gray-to-gray response time, smearing and motion blur are virtually eliminated. This display also delivers superior images with outstanding colors thanks to DCI-P3 95% color gamut and an astounding 1,000:1 contrast ratio. Wide 178-degree viewing angles ensure minimal distortion and color shift even when you're viewing from extreme positions.
With variable-refresh-rate (VRR) technology enabled by default, you're assured seamless, tear-free gaming experiences from your NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card.
HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR) WITH DISPLAYHDR™ 400
HDR technology delivers a wider color range and higher contrast than traditional monitors. The brightest whites and the darkest blacks bring out details like never before. The display is also capable of 400 cd/m2, meeting the stringent requirements for DisplayHDR™ 400 certification.
Multi HDR Mode
Now you can choose from multiple HDR modes to adjust monitor HDR performance based on the current viewing scenario.
Dynamic Shadow Boost
ASUS Dynamic Shadow Boost technology automatically clarifies dark areas of the game world with optimizing other areas, improving overall viewing while also making it easier to spot enemies hidden in shaded areas of the map.
The ASUS-exclusive, integrated GamePlus hotkey offers in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game. This function is co-developed with input from pro gamers, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.
ASUS GameVisual Technology has seven pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the on-screen display settings menu.
Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to minimize eyestrain for improved comfort when you're embroiled in long gaming sessions.
Ultra-Low Blue Light technology
ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces the amount of potentially harmful blue light emitted by the display. Four different filter settings are available to control the amount of blue light reduction.
Low Blue Light Level
Extensive connectivity options, including DisplayPort1.2 and 2 x HDMI 2.0, offer support for wide array of multimedia devices.
With an ergonomically-designed stand, it provides tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments so you can easily find your ideal viewing position. The display is also VESA-compatible for wall mounting.
Height adjustment (0~130mm)
(clockwise & counterclockwise)
Tilt (+33° ~ -5°)
Brand - Asus, Model - Asus TUF Gaming VG279QM, Series - TUF Gaming, Shape - Widescreen, Display Size (Inch) - 27 Inch, Display Type - FHD LED Display, Panel Type - IPS, Touch Screen - No, Display Resolution - 1920 x 1080, Aspect Ratio - 16:9, Display Surface - Non-Glare, Maximum Brightness (cd/m2) - 400cd/m2, Contrast Ratio - 1000:1 (Max), Refresh Rate (Hz) - 280Hz (Overclocking), Adaptive-Sync Technology - Yes, Nvidia GeForce Adaptive-Sync/G-Sync - Yes, Color Gamut / Color Space - sRGB 100%, Color Bit / Bit Depth - 8 bit, Color Support / Display Color - 16.7 Million, Response Time (ms) - 1ms (Gray To Gray), Horizontal Viewing Angle - 178 degree, Vertical Viewing Angle - 178 degree, High Dynamic Range (HDR) - Yes, Dot Pitch - 0.311 mm, DVI Port - No, VGA Port - No, HDMI Port - 2, DisplayPort (DP) - 1, Mini DisplayPort - No, USB - No, Thunderbolt - No, Headphone Jack - 3.5mm Mini-Jack, Speaker (Built-in) - 2Watt x 2 Stereo RMS, Power Consumption - 26 W, Certifications - TUV Flicker-free , TUV Low Blue Light, VESA DisplayHDR 400, Height Adjustment - 0 - 130 mm, Rotation Adjustment - 90 degree, Swivel Adjustment - +90 degree - -90 degree, Tilt Adjustment - +33 degree - -5 degree, VESA Wall Mount Standard - 100 x 100 mm, Lock Slot - Kensington Lock, Body Color - Black, Weight - 5.6Kg, Dimensions - 619.4 x (376.73 - 506.73) x 211.37mm (with Stand), 619.4 x 362.65 x 50.58mm (without Stand), Specialty - HDR Gaming Monitor with Fast IPS, Overclockable 280Hz (Above 240Hz, 144Hz), 1ms (GTG), ELMB SYNC, G-SYNC Compatible, DisplayHDR 400, Fast IPS gaming monitor with ultrafast 280Hz refresh rate designed for professional gamers and immersive gameplay, ASUS Fast IPS technology enables a 1ms response time (GTG) for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates, Certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR (variable refresh rate) by default, ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync (ELMB SYNC) technology enables ELMB together with G-SYNC Compatible, eliminating ghosting and tearing for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates, High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology with professional color gamut delivers contrast and color performance that meets the DisplayHDR 400 certification, Trace Free Technology, 4 Modes Color Temperature Selection, GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment/Sniper modes), Low Blue Light, HDCP support, 7 Modes GameVisual (Scenery/Racing/Cinema/RTS/RPG/FPS/sRGB Modes/MOBA Mode), Adaptive-Sync supported, GameFast Input technology, Multiple HDR Mode, Shadow Boost, ELMB SYNC, Dynamic shadow boost, Others - Color Saturation: 99% sRGB, Panel Type: IPS, Display Viewing Area(HxV): 597.6 x 336.15mm, Display Surface: Non-glare, Pixel Pitch: 0.311 mm, Display Colors: 16.7M, Flicker free: Yes, HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support: Yes (HDR-10 ), Trace Free Technology: Yes, Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes, GamePlus (modes): Yes, Low Blue Light: Yes, HDCP support: Yes, GameVisual: 7 Modes, Adaptive-Sync supported: Yes, Multiple HDR Mode: Yes, Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack, Power Consumption: < 26W, Security: Kensington lock, Compliance and Standards: TUV Flicker-free, TUV Low Blue Light, VESA DisplayHDR 400, Weight: 5.6Kg, Part No - VG279QM, Accessories - Power cord, Power adapter, Quick start guide, Warranty Card, Warranty - 3 year, Country of Origin - Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble - China
Since you will spend a huge chunk of your day looking at the screen, it is crucial to find a monitor best fits your needs. Without a good display, whatever you do on your PC will seem dull, whether you’re into gaming or any other stuff of your choice. There are tons of features and options to look out for when buying a monitor, so a close look is required beforehand.
Quick buying tips
Choose as per your need. If you are a gamer, you should look for a fast refresh rate and low response time. Professionals should seek color accuracy and for general use, users with less specific needs often opt for a monitor with high contrast VA panel.
Higher resolution for better picture quality. Resolution refers to the monitor's pixel density in length x width format. 1920x1080, also known as 1080p or full HD (FHD), is the baseline for a modern PC build. You’ll experience sharper images on a QHD or 4K monitor.
Required resolution for gaming: More pixels produce better pictures. But if you’re into gaming, those pixels can slow you down unless you have a beefy enough graphics card. Most video interfaces don’t support refresh rates faster than 60 Hz for 4K/UHD or 5K signals. Video interfaces are just beginning to support higher refresh rates at 4K resolution, but you still need a very expensive graphics card play at 4K resolution and push past 60 frames per second (fps).
The current sweet spot seems to be QHD/2K (2560x1440) resolution. With monitors up to 32 inches, you see the good density and a detailed image that isn’t too difficult for mid-priced graphics cards to handle.
If you want ultimate speed, FHD (1920x1080) delivers the highest frame rates (you won't find gaming monitors today with lower resolution). But avoid stretching that resolution past 27 inches, as you may notice a dip in image quality, with pesky individual pixels being visible.
Bigger is better. The refresh rate is described as a number in Hz, where the number is how many times your monitor refreshes per second. In other words, it's the frame rate of the monitor: the higher the number the smoother things will look. If you’re a gamer, the refresh rate is especially important, and you’ll want a monitor with at least 75Hz (most monitors designed for gaming offer at least 144Hz), combined with the lowest response time you can find. If you’re not into gaming, a 60Hz refresh rate should do.
Shorter is better. If you are a gamer, response time is a crucial feature for you. Longer response times can mean motion blur when gaming or watching fast-paced videos. The highest response time you’ll likely see is 5ms, while the fastest gaming monitors can have a 0.5ms response time.
Today’s LCD panels use three major technologies: twisted nematic (TN panel), vertical alignment (VA panel) and in-plane switching (IPS panel). Each has several variations with different advantages. TN monitors are the fastest but cheapest due to poorer viewing angles. IPS monitors have slightly faster response times and show color better than VA panels, but VA monitors have the best contrast out of all three-panel types.
G-Sync or FreeSync
Gaming monitors usually have Nvidia G-Sync (for PCs with Nvidia graphics cards) and /or AMD FreeSync (for the right running AMD graphics). Both reduce tearing and stuttering, although G-Sync monitors usually cost more than FreeSync ones.
G-Sync monitors operate from a 30 Hz refresh rate up to the monitor’s maximum. FreeSync displays are not as consistent. FreeSync monitors usually support adaptive refresh up to a monitor’s maximum refresh rate. But it’s the lower limit you must consider.
Regardless, if your budget only has room for a low-to-mid speed graphics card, you’ll want a monitor with either G-Sync or FreeSync with a low minimum refresh rate.