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ASUS VG278Q 27" Full HD 1920 x 1080 144Hz 1ms DisplayPort HDMI DVI Asus Eye Care with Ultra Low-Blue Light & Flicker-Free AMD Free Sync G-Sync Compatible Built-in Speakers LED Backlit Gaming Monitor

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  • 1920 x 1080 Full HD Resolution
  • 144Hz Refresh Rate
  • 1ms Response Time
  • HDMI (1.4), DisplayPort (1.2), Dual-Link DVI-D Inputs
  • Built-in 2 Watt Speakers
  • Free Sync and Adaptive Sync Technology
  • G-SYNC Compatible
  • Asus Eye Care with Ultra Low-Blue Light and Flicker Free Technology
  • Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, Height Adjustable
  • VESA Mount Compatible

  • Overview
  • Specs
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews
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Asus VG278Q

Stay ahead of the competition with this full-featured gaming monitor. It delivers gorgeous visuals made possible by Full HD (1920x1080) resolution and the exclusive GameVisual technology, which offers seven pre-set modes to optimize image quality in various use scenarios. Enabled by its 144 Hz refresh rate and 1 ms response time, nothing will hold you back when climbing up to the top of leaderboards. The support for FreeSync and G-SYNC Compatible means smooth imagery without tear or stutter. Features like on-screen Crosshair, Timer, FPS Counter and Display Alignment lines give you a combat edge.

This monitor is also engineered with eye comfort in mind, by reducing exhausting flickers to a minimum and offering four blue light filtering settings. Its stand is fully adjustable so you can modify the height, tilt, swivel and rotate the screen to best suit your ergonomic needs. Three inputs, including DVI-D, HDMI, and DisplayPort, can play nice with various devices. And the ultra-narrow bezels give the VG278Q a stylish look while allowing an immersive, distraction-free viewing experience.

  • 27" Full HD gaming monitor with an ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates
  • Certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR (variable refresh rate) by default.
  • 1ms response time for smooth gameplay, and ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to further reduce ghosting and motion blur
  • GameFast Input Technology minimizes input lag and provides much faster motion delivery from end devices to monitor.
  • ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements while GameVisual for optimized visuals

Lightning-fast 1ms Response Time with ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur

ASUS VG278Q is the fastest in its class, boasting a 1ms response time to eliminate smearing and motion blur. This lets you react instantly to what you see onscreen, especially in fast paced games—allowing you to take corners like a pro race car driver, or get that headshot like a seasoned pro.

There's also the ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to make objects in motion look even sharper, so gameplay is more fluid and responsive.

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Conventional Monitor

shows smearing and motion blur while moving fast

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Fast 1ms Response Time with ASUS ELMB Technology

shows smooth graphics while moving fast

Certified NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible

VG278Q has been certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR by default on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-Series graphics cards.

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Incredible 144Hz Refresh Rate

With an astonishing 144Hz refresh rate, fast-moving visuals pose no problem for VG278Q. There's no frustrating lag, so you get the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy and sports titles.

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Adaptive-Sync Technology for Smooth Gameplay

VG278Q features Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync) technology—it eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth gameplay.

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GameFast Input Technology—Because Milliseconds Count

Input lag on an LCD monitor is typically much lower than a TV, and ASUS VG278Q features GameFast Input Technology to further minimize input lag. This technology provides much faster motion delivery so you'll always be up to speed with in-game action at the precise timing you need to respond as quickly as is needed.

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Your command delay appears on the screen and you miss the target.

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VG278Q Gaming Monitor

Your command appears on the screen instantly and you can hit that target just in time.

ASUS-Exclusive GamePlus Technology

ASUS VG278Q features the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey to give you in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game.

This function is co-developed with pro-gamer input, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.



A crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options, so you can select the one that best suits the shooter you're currently playing.



Onscreen timer that can be positioned on the left of the display to keep track of elapsed game time.


FPS Counter

The FPS counter lets you know how smoothly the game is running.


Display Alignment

Activating the display alignment function gives users three alignment lines on all four corners of the monitor to take the guesswork out of multi-display set-ups, so each monitor lines up perfectly.

ASUS-Exclusive GameVisual Technology

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 (OSD) settings menu.

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Rich Connectivity Options, a Narrow Bezel Design

ASUS VG278Q has extensive connectivity options, including dual-link DVI-D, DisplayPort 1.2, and HDMI (v1.4) port, so you can hook it up to a wide array of multimedia devices. It has a super-narrow 1cm bezel ideal for an immersive and panoramic gaming setup.

A smart cable management design feature found on the stand of VG278Q helps you organize and hide cables to keep your gaming area tidy.

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Flicker-Free Technology

Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to give you a comfortable gaming experience. This minimizes instances of eyestrain and other potentially damaging eye ailments when you're embroiled in long, drawn-out gaming sessions.


Ultra-Low Blue Light Technology

ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces the amount of blue light. You can access and select four different filter settings onscreen easily through the OSD menu or DisplayWidget UI to find the best one that suits the task at hand.

The VG278Q gaming monitor has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.

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Ergonomically Designed and Wall-Mountable

ASUS VG278Q is specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its ergonomically-designed stand lets you adjust the tilt, swivel, pivot, and height of the monitor so you always find your ideal viewing position. It can also be VESA wall-mounted to fit in any limited space.

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Height adjustment (0~130mm)


Swivel (+90°~-90°)


Pivot+90°~-90° (clockwise & counterclockwise)


Tilt (+33° ~ -5°)

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
4/ 5
I Like This Monitor a Lot Except for 1 Small Thing 9/20/2020 12:13:20 PM

Pros: This is a much needed upgrade for a gaming system.
Sharp images, good color range.
Thin and light.
VESA mount support.

Cons: The only thing I don't love is that applications move to this monitor when the computer wakes up, even though they were all on my secondary monitor at sleep time.

Overall Review: If you're gaming in 1080p and are bottlenecked by a 60 Hz monitor, this is a great upgrade.

If your video card can support higher resolutions at better than 60 FPS, there are better displays for you.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Sexy and it knows it 9/18/2020 1:42:57 PM

Pros: The back of this monitor is beautiful too bad it’s against a wall.

Cons: Speakers

Overall Review: I think most people would use the FPS to fully take advantage of the high refresh rate but I find that it gives a poorer image quality than the rest of the modes but overall this monitor does it job faithfully.

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Manufacturer Response:
Dear Clouded,

I am glad to hear that you're enjoying your monitor although you do not like your picture quality. Have you tried calibrating your monitor to your liking? If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me at and I will help you to the best of my abilities. I'm here to assist our customers with our products and dedicated in bringing a resolution to all issues that they may come across. Your case for reference is #N200965111

Thanks for choosing ASUS

ASUS Customer Loyalty - US Support
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Very Happy 9/10/2020 10:32:20 AM

Pros: Well worth the money!

Overall Review: Purchasing through Newegg was fast and easy. Product is just as good, maybe better than advertised. Very happy with performance so far!

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Monitor is great, sound not so much 9/10/2020 9:20:47 AM

Pros: Sharp images. Beautiful color. ReFresh rate is awesome.

Cons: Speakers are basically worthless. If you have a fan or any background noise going on you won’t hear anything. But that’s OK because the picture quality is the bomb and I use headphones so I’m good to go.

Overall Review: Newegg shipped quickly. The only thing I don’t like is they ship in the monitor box so everyone knows what you’re getting. Fortunately I was here when UPS dropped it off. I do recommend this monitor

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great Monitor 9/8/2020 5:44:14 PM

Pros: - Easy install
- Easy to go through settings

Cons: - none

Overall Review: Amazing monitor, I have no issues with the product.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
3/ 5
sick QC (i meant to give this 2 stars) 9/7/2020 7:57:14 PM

Pros: its a 27 inch 165 hz monitor

Cons: dead pixels are cool, 2 weeks after buying it.

i read a review from some guy who didnt want to believe the other reviews about dead pixels, and how it couldn't happen to him. so he purchased it anyway and had the same issue as other people. I read this guy's review and thought the same thing as he did, that it probably wouldnt happen. but it did, of course.

Overall Review: its so fun spending hundreds of dollars on something where you need to do extra work to use it consistently. i dont even want to RMA it tbh. whats the point? im just going to get another bunk monitor.

cant wait for the copy paste response from ASUS reps.

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Manufacturer Response:
Dear thanks asus,

I'm sorry to hear that you have received multiple units with dead pixels. This is certainly not the kind of experience that we want any of our customers to have. If your monitor qualifies for an RMA under the Pixel Acceptance Detail FAQ linked below, we would be happy to repair it for you. I understand you would not like to RMA the unit at this time, however your monitor has a 36 month warranty, so you can change your mind in the future. If you have any general or technical questions, please email me at and include case #N200946690 for reference.

Thank you for choosing ASUS!

Best regards,
ASUS Customer Loyalty – US Support
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great product 9/7/2020 9:54:24 AM

Pros: Had a little problem after connecting it getting it up to 144fps on my sons laptop, mostly because I am not super techie, but it is such a beautiful machine. Might have to get one for me to play ESO

Overall Review: 5 stars

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Amazing Product! Works great and easy setup 9/4/2020 11:51:06 AM

Overall Review: I would highly recommend to people for a great monitor for gaming

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