Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A PC Gaming Monitor with 165Hz Refresh Rate

Asus has unveiled the TUF Gaming VG279QL1A PC gaming monitor last month, which is now available to buy on the Newegg store. The new Asus TUF gaming monitor has a 27-inch IPS display panel with FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution. 

Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A PC Gaming Monitor

The response time is 1 ms, the maximum brightness is 400 cd/m², and the viewing angles are 178°. The gaming PC monitor supports AMD FreeSync Premium adaptive sync technology. Compatibility with Nvidia G-Sync is also stated, but its support in a particular configuration depends on Nvidia drivers. The maximum refresh rate is 165 Hz.

The Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A description also mentions DisplayHDR 400 certification and 125% coverage of the sRGB color space. DCI-P3 coverage is 95%. As with other Asus best budget gaming monitor models, the new screen contains such proprietary features as GamePlus, GameVisual, Shadow Boost, ELMB, and GameFast.

Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A PC Gaming Monitor

The new Asus TUF gaming monitor has a 165Hz refresh rate eliminates lag and motion blur to give you the upper hand in a first-person shooter, racing, real-time strategy, and sports titles. It is equipped with a DisplayPort 1.2a input, two HDMI 2.0 inputs, 2W stereo speakers, and a headphone jack. 

Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A Specifications

  • Display: 27-inch 16:9 Non-glare IPS panel, 125% sRGB, DCI-P3 95%
  • True Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Brightness(Max): 400 cd/㎡
  • Contrast Ratio (Max): 1000:1
  • Viewing Angle (CR≧10): 178°(H)/178°(V)
  • Response Time: 1ms
  • Display Colors: 16.7M
  • Refresh Rate(max): 165Hz
  • Features: Flicker free, HDR10, Trace Free Technology, Color Temperature Modes. GamePlus modes (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment), Low Blue Light, HDCP, GameVisual Modes (Scenery/Racing/Cinema/RTS/RPG/FPS/sRGB Modes/MOBA Mode), FreeSync technology, Extreme Low Motion Blur, GameFast Input technology, Multiple HDR Mode, Shadow Boost, Kensington lock
  • Audio: 2W x 2 Stereo RMS
  • Ports: HDMI(v2.0) x2, DisplayPort 1.2, 3.5mm Mini-Jack,
  • Mechanical Design: Tilt – +23°~-5°, Swivel – +15°~-15°, Pivot – +90°~-90°, Height Adjustment – 0~120 mm
  • VESA Wall Mounting: 100x100mm
  • Dimensions: 614.09x (413.65~533.65) x213.79mm (with Stand)
  • Weight: 6.2 kg

Price and availability

Asus TUF Gaming VG279QL1A Monitor costs $319.99 and is now available to buy on the website.

Recently, Asus has also released the VA27DQSB 1080p monitor with Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, IPS panel, narrow bezels, an LED backlight, and an ergonomically-designed stand with tilt, swivel, pivot, and height adjustments.

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