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.
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.
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 Newegg.com 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.