Loading image...

Similar PC monitors to the Asus PG278

Samsung S34E790C
Screen Size
Philips 272P4
Screen Size
Screen Size
Asus PG278
6 Images + 4 Videos

Asus PG278 PC Monitor

27" Jul 2014
Screen Size Release Date
Experience Immersive Gaming and Outstanding VisualsSay goodbye to motion blur and lag with 120+ Hz refresh rate and 1ms response times for a competitive advantage in all your games thanks to... More
Available from international sellers only
We last saw a price for the Asus PG278 three days ago which was £529.99
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
ASUS ROG SWIFT PG278Q G-SYNC Monitor Definitive Overview - 2560x1440, 144Hz, 1ms
Asus ROG Swift PG278Q : les technologies G-Sync et ULMB expliquées
ASUS Swift ROG PG278 Unboxing - Gaming monitor ??? ????? ?? ?????! (60fps video)

6 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Asus flatpanel monitor received a "The Choice of Gamers" award from Ua.gecid.com.

A Best Selling LCD Screen

The PG278 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased flatpanel monitors in the last 3 months.

Asus PC Screens Have Good Reviews

Asus medium monitors have good ratings on average and across all flatpanel monitors Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 350 candellas per square meter, the Asus PG278 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium monitors that are a similar age to the PG278. Medium monitors that are a similar age to the PG278 have display brightness of between 30 cd/m² and 1,700 cd/m².

Chart Edit

2560 X 1440 Graphics Resolution

The Asus PG278 has a maximum resolution of 2560 x 1440. That's 78% more resolution than the most common graphics resolution of 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080). Medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as the PG278 graphics resolutions range from 720 x 400 (worst) to 3840 x 2160 (best).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Fast Response Time

The response times of medium monitors that have been available for a similar time to the PG278 range from 1ms to 69ms. The Asus PG278 has one of the fastest response times (only 1 millisecond) amongst similar spec LCD screens of this age.

Read more Less Chart Edit

7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Speaker

The Asus PG278 does not have a built-in speaker, unlike most of the other PC screens of this spec and age.

Alternative PC screens which also have a built-in speaker that you might want to look at include the Benq BL3200 (£299.99), the LG 29MA73, or the iiyama XB2779QS (£269.99) which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

The Asus PG278 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been on the market for a similar time to the PG278 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for an LCD screen that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Asus VG236 (£349.99), the Philips 272G5DYEB (£289.99), or the Samsung SMT-2232 (£393.80) which also has a higher Rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most medium monitors that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The Asus PG278 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this PC screen to all the other LCD screens with a built-in camera and we think the C272P4, the 272P4QPJKEB (£471.31), or the 272P4 (£426.48) all from Philips which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader

Like most of the other similar spec LCD screens that have been around for around the same time as the PG278, the Asus PG278 does not have an integrated card reader.

It is worth considering other LCD screens which also have an integrated card reader including the U2713H (£371.00), or the UP2414Q (£499.99) both from DELL or the Acer DA220 (£373.92) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Pricey Compared to Other LCD Screens of This Age and Spec

We checked 635 LCD screens of this age and spec and they range in price from £41 to £8,760. We thought that this PC screen looks expensive compared to other LCD screens of this age and spec.

Only HD HD Type

This PC monitor has a Wide Quad HD HD type, which is typical of many medium monitors that have been around for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus PG278 is a two USB 3.0 port PC monitor.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the Asus PG278

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the PG278.


Screen Size
Graphics Resolution
HD Type
Sync-On-Green (SOG)
Aspect Ratio
Pixel Pitch
Display Colour Count
Display Brightness
Response Time
Ports & Interfaces
USB 3.0 Port
AC Power in Port
Case Colour
Thin Client
Thin Client Installed
Pivot Angle
Maximum Height Adjustment
Adjustable Height
Tilt Angle
Tilt Adjustment
Swivelling Base
Swivel Angle Range
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting
Pivoting Base
On/off Switch
On Screen Menu Display

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus pg278, asus pg278q, asus gsync144, asus gsync144h, asus 2560x1440, asus gsync144hz
Barcodes 00601577720607, 00801947290345, 00804067300338, 00804904103825, 00808112938972, 00809394588831, 00886227752454, 00886227752478, 04053162744752, 04056572597338, 04716659752455, 04716659752462, 04716659752479, 04716659917649, 05054629482612, 08862277524786

Save Money with These Great PC Monitor Vouchers & Offers

£20 Off
£20 Off a £200+ spend
Valid 1 Aug 16 - 31 Oct 16
8% Off
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16
Free Delivery
Free Next Day Delivery over £100
Valid 1 Oct 16 - 31 Oct 16
20% Off
20% OFF First Order
Valid 10 Oct 16 - 31 Jan 17