The ASUS ROG SWIFT PG27AQ gaming display is built for exceptional visuals in the professional gaming arena, and features a 4K/UHD resolution and IPS technology. Integrated NVIDIA G-SYNC technology...
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12 Reasons For
Some Asus PG27AQ reviewers who purchased this PC monitors reckoned that it was good looking. Andrew wrote in his Asus PG27AQ review in August “Simple and good looking” and scored the Asus PG27AQ 99 out of 100. Andrew Mcdonald - Techteamgb mentioned in his review of the Asus PG27AQ “Beautiful, Amazing, no issues for me”. Andrew Mcdonald - Techteamgb also mentioned “My god this thing is beautiful”.
One person considered that the Asus PG27AQ was smooth. In August Andrew Mcdonald - Techteamgb mentioned on Amazon “Gsync really helps with this making it a smooth experience - and I doubt you will be wanting 144Hz as you won't be reaching more than 60FPS” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
We checked 12,492 expert and owner reviews for Asus PC displays and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium monitors.
Average Owner Reviews
People who bought this PC screen rated this LCD screen 78 out of 100 on average.
Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed the Asus PG27AQ reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Andrew wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “The colours are good” in his review.
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One customer who purchased the product said that it was well made. J. Barlow said in their review of this PC monitors in August this year “Not too shabby” and gave this PC monitors a score of 4 stars.
Easy to Use
One Asus PG27AQ reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good experience. Andrew Mcdonald - Techteamgb mentioned on Amazon “Gsync really helps with this making it a smooth experience - and I doubt you will be wanting 144Hz as you won't be reaching more than 60FPS”.
Has a Built-In Speaker
The Asus PG27AQ has a built-in speaker, as do most of the other similar spec PC monitors that have been available for the last year.
Fairly Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle
The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of medium monitors that were launched in the last year is 89° and the widest is 180°. At 178 degrees, the Asus PG27AQ has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec PC monitors.
Very Many Display Colour Count
Medium monitors that were released in the last year have display colour counts of between 16M and 1,100M, and the average display colour count is 200M. When compared to other latest medium monitors, the display colour count of the Asus PG27AQ of 1,073.7 million is one of the most.
Has One Cable Included
The number of cables included found on the Asus PG27AQ is more than most comparable spec LCD screens that came out around the same time as it. This PC screen has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included found on medium monitors that were launched in the last year.
10 Reasons Against
Poor Product Quality
One person who reviewed it considered that it was not good quality. In August this year Jrwhite said in their Asus PG27AQ review on Amazon “Dropped to 2 star, not happy with Asus quality control” and scored it 40 out of 100.
Does Not Have an Integrated Card Reader
Like most of the other medium monitors that came out in the last 12 months, the Asus PG27AQ does not have an integrated card reader.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other comparable spec LCD screens that have been on the market for around the same time as the PG27AQ, the Asus PG27AQ is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other flatpanel monitors that have been around for the last year, the Asus PG27AQ does not have a built-in camera.
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Pricey for a Medium Monitor That Came Out in the Last Year
The price range of new similar spec PC displays is from £42 to £3,140. We thought that this PC display looks expensive compared to other new similar spec PC displays.
Only HD HD Type
This PC display has a 4K Ultra HD HD type, which is typical of many similar spec flatpanel monitors that were released in the last 12 months.
Only Two USB 3.0 Ports
The Asus PG27AQ is a two USB 3.0 port PC screen.
Only 1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This PC monitor has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on new LCD screens.
Running Costs Are High
The efficiency rating of this LCD screen is B. The PG27AQ is one of the less economic to run LCD screens that were launched in the last year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the PG27AQ will cost £148 over 5 years to run.
The Asus PG27AQ is quite heavy (7.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium monitors that have been around for the last year. The weights of newly released medium monitors range from 2.6g to 33kg.
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Released Eleven Months Ago
This flatpanel monitor has been on the market for eleven months.
LED Display Type
This PC monitor has an LED display type, which is the most frequently found display type on new medium monitors.
There are a number of other LCD screens that have an LED Display currently available that you might also want to look at including the DELL S2716DG[plb_3096961_price] which is cheaper.
At 619.77 millimeters, the Asus PG27AQ has a pretty typical width compared to most of the other recently released PC screens.
PC displays with a wider width that might also be worth looking at include the DELL S2716DG[plb_3096961_price] (612.5mm) which is also cheaper.
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