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ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Swift PG279Q

Latest gaming displays with IPS panels and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology
join the ASUS ROG Swift line-up
KEY POINTS

27-inch gaming displays feature in-plane switching (IPS) panels and sharp
2K/WQHD for PG279Q

The ROG Swift PG279Q features a built-in NVIDIA G-SYNC for smooth, fastpaced visuals, with PG279Q being the world’s first display with a 165Hz refresh
rate

Featuring the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements, and
GameVisual technology with six preset display modes for optimized visuals

Manila, Philippines (19th February, 2016) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Swift
PG279Q gaming display with 27-inch IPS panels for wide 178-degree viewing angles and rich, bright
colors. The ROG Swift PG279Q delivers 2K/WQHD (2560 x 1440) visuals and features the NVIDIA ® GSYNC™ technology to eliminate screen tearing, minimize stuttering, and reduce input lag. The ROG Swift
PG279Q is also the world’s first display with a 165Hz refresh rate for incredibly-smooth gaming visuals.
The gaming monitor boasts a number of Ultra-Low Blue Light and Flicker-Free technologies to protect
users’ eyes during marathon gaming sessions. In addition, ASUS-exclusive enhancements like GamePlus
and GameVisual technologies give users an advantage in the gaming arena.
Lifelike gaming visuals
These ROG Swift PG Series gaming monitors represent a new generation of displays designed to provide
gamers with impressive levels of detail. ROG Swift PG279Q has a 2K/WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution
panel, delivering greater image detail and up to 77% more onscreen desktop space than standard Full HD
displays. It also covers the full sRGB color gamut.
The ROG Swift PG279Q delivers superior images with outstanding colors thanks to IPS technology.
Users can enjoy wide 178-degree viewing angles with minimal distortion and color shift even when
viewing the display from extreme positions.
Ultra-smooth and seamless gameplay
The ROG Swift Series is designed to provide the fastest and smoothest gaming experiences imaginable.
The ROG Swift PG279Q is the world’s first display with a 165Hz refresh rate to reduce lag and motion
blur, giving gamers the upper hand in fast-paced first-person-shooters, racing, real-time strategy, and
sports games. Users can select between 60, 120, and 144Hz refresh rates on the fly with the help of the
Turbo Key. To fully experience ROG Swift PG279Q’s 165Hz refresh rate, the user must have an NVIDIA ®
GeForce® GTX™ 960 or higher graphics processor.
Also, the ROG Swift PG279Q is equipped with NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology for smooth, seamless
gameplay. This technology synchronizes the display's refresh rate to the PC’s NVIDIA GeForce GTX
graphics processor to eliminate screen tearing, and minimize display stutter and input lag.
Gamer-centric features

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0 ports provide convenient pass-through connectivity at speeds of up to 10-times that of USB 2. and sRGB) to suit different game genres. Extensive connectivity options The ROG PG279Q has a wide array of connectivity options including DisplayPort 1. Cinema.asus. to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels. Two USB 3. safety. so users can select the one that best suits the game currently being played. timer functions. Designed for gaming marathons and multi-display setups ROG Swift PG Series displays are designed for gaming marathons. swivel. FPS.com/asus 2 of 4 . AVAILABILITY & PRICING ROG Swift PG279Q is now available in the Philippines and has an SRP of PhP 49. ROG Swift PG series displays have been ergonomically-designed and provide full tilt.com NOTES TO EDITORS ASUS Global Press Room: http://press. and has four different blue-light filter settings that are easily accessed on the OSD menu via a 5-way joystick. and height adjustment so gamers can find their preferred viewing position. 730. and certification services.com ASUS Global Facebook: http://www. Felongco Technical PR Specialist – OP Jose_Felongco@asusph. The crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options. Racing.ROG Swift Series displays feature the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey to give gamers crosshair overlays. a global provider of technical. The ROG Swift PG279Q has super-narrow 6mm bezels that make them ideal for seamless multi-display setups.twitter. while the FPS counter lets users know how smoothly the game is running. There’s also an onscreen timer that can be positioned on the left of the display to keep tracked of elapsed game time.0. ASUS-exclusive GameVisual technology provides up to six preset display modes (Scenery. and a frames per second (FPS) counter. and they can also quick-charge mobile devices.5mm earphone jack for immersive ingame audio.facebook. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.com/asus ASUS Global Twitter: http://www. pivot. The ROG Swift PG279Q has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories. RTS/RPG. An ergonomic cable-management design feature helps organize and hide cables to keep the gaming area tidy. PRESS CONTACTS Jose Gamaliel S. The gaming monitor also features a pair of 2-watt speakers and a 3. ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces blue light emission by up to 70%. they can also be VESA wall-mounted. Flicker-Free technology also helps reduce onscreen flicker for a more comfortable gaming experience.2 and HDMI.

233mm (109ppi) Brightness (Max.asus.7M (8-bit) Response Time 4ms (Gray to Gray) ASUS-exclusive Gaming Features 5-way OSD Navigation Joystick GamePlus (Crosshair / Timer / FPS Counter) GameVisual (FPS / RTS / RPG / Racing / sRGB / Cinema /Standard modes) Turbo key (60-120-165Hz) Eye Care Technology Low Blue Light (TUV-certified) Flicker Free (TUV-certified) Stereo Speaker 2W x 2 Input / Output 1x DisplayPort1. 2x USB3. Actual performance may vary depending on applications. 1x HDMI1.6cm) Widescreen (16:9) Panel Backlight/ Type WLED / IPS Color Gamut 100% sRGB True Resolution DP: 2560x1440 (up to 165Hz) HDMI: 2560x1440 (60Hz) Pixel Pitch 0.) 350cd/m² Viewing Angle (CR≧10) 178°(H) / 178°(V) Display Colors 16. Earphone Jack 1 Specifications. content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at http://www.2.ASUS ROG Facebook: http://www.0.twitter.com 3 of 4 .4.com/asusrog ASUS ROG Twitter: http://www.com/asus_rog SPECIFICATIONS1 PG279Q Panel Size(diagonal) 27in (68. usage.facebook.

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