27" Asus VG278QF gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review

The minimum response rate of Asus VG278QF is 1 ms, which is eliminates ghosting effects. With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. To compensate for graphically demanding games, the Asus VG278QF has a very good low end adaptive refresh rate of 40 Hz that can adapt to more lower frame rate drops. For the average response rate, the Asus VG278QF scores 4 ms, which ensures effective synchronization with the high refresh rate. For the extremely fast frame rates, the Asus VG278QF has a maximum refresh rate of 165 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. The brightness of Asus VG278QF is significantly better than other monitors. The monitor has a VESA mount. The Asus VG278QF is a relatively new monitor. The Asus VG278QF has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. Asus VG278QF has a total input lag of 5 ms, which is excellent among the competition. In terms of pixel density, the Asus VG278QF has an low density of 81 pixels-per-inch, resulting in pixelated text and picture quality. The monitor has an unimpressive contrast ratio of 1000 : 1. For graphics color quality, the Asus VG278QF has an average color depth of 6 -bit, resulting in dithered gradients and more slightly less accurate colors. The monitor uses a TN panel which suffers from color shifting when viewed from horizontal and vertical angles and has slightly washed colors compared to IPS and VA panels.

 27" Asus VG278QF gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review
Brand Asus
Year 2018
Model VG278QF
Size 27"
Minimum Refresh Rate 40Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 165Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Panel Type TN
Pixel Density 81 ppi
Minimum Response Time 1ms
Average Response Time 4ms
Total Response + Input Lag 5ms
Maximum Brightness 400 cd/m^2
Price $ 345.0
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 6 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 1000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 78.8/100 Very Good


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27" Asus VG278QF Accessories

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable - optional, DVI-D cable - optional, HDMI cable - optional

27" Asus VG278QF Additional features

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington

27" Asus VG278QF Audio

Speakers2 x 2 W (watts)

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27" Asus VG278QF Certificates, standards and licenses

Certificates, standards and licensesBSMIC-TickCBCCCCECUENERGY STARErPFCCJ-MOSSRoHSUL/cULVCCIWEEEWHQL (Windows 10; Windows 8.1; Windows 7)

27" Asus VG278QF Connectivity

Connectivity1 x HDMI 1.4, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x DVI-D Dual Link, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

27" Asus VG278QF Dimensions, weight and color

Depth50 mm (millimeters) 5 cm (centimeters) 1.9685 in (inches) 0.164 ft (feet)
Depth with stand211 mm (millimeters) 21.1 cm (centimeters) 8.3071 in (inches) 0.6923 ft (feet)
Height363 mm (millimeters) 36.3 cm (centimeters) 14.2913 in (inches) 1.1909 ft (feet)
Height with stand432.6 mm (millimeters) 43.26 cm (centimeters) 17.0315 in (inches) 1.4193 ft (feet)
Weight3.27 kg (kilograms) 7.21 lbs (pounds)
Weight with stand4.9 kg (kilograms) 10.8 lbs (pounds)
Width619 mm (millimeters) 61.9 cm (centimeters) 24.3701 in (inches) 2.0308 ft (feet)
Width with stand619 mm (millimeters) 61.9 cm (centimeters) 24.3701 in (inches) 2.0308 ft (feet)

27" Asus VG278QF Display

Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
Average response time4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)
Brightness400 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)
Colors16777216 colors 24 bits
Diagonal685.8 mm (millimeters) 68.58 cm (centimeters) 27 in (inches) 2.25 ft (feet)
Display area89.4 % (percent)
Dynamic contrast100000000 : 1
Height336.15 mm (millimeters) 33.615 cm (centimeters) 13.2343 in (inches) 1.1029 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle170 ° (degrees)
Minimum response time1 ms (milliseconds) 0.0010 s (seconds)
NTSC (1953)72 % (percent)
Panel bit depth8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
Panel typeTN
Pixel density81 ppi (pixels per inch) 32 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.311 mm (millimeters) 0.0311 cm (centimeters) 0.0123 in (inches) 0.001 ft (feet)
Resolution1920 x 1080 pixels Full HD / 1080p
Size class27 in (inches)
Static contrast1000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle160 ° (degrees)
Width597.6 mm (millimeters) 59.76 cm (centimeters) 23.5276 in (inches) 1.9606 ft (feet)

27" Asus VG278QF Ergonomics

Backward tilt33 ° (degrees)
Forward tilt5 ° (degrees)
Forward/backward tiltYes
Height adjustmentNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNo
Left/right swivelNo
Removable standYes
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

27" Asus VG278QF Features

Features5-way OSD joystickAMD FreeSync technology, Extreme Low Motion BlurFlicker-free technology, GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Aligment) HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) Low Blue LightSPLENDID Video Intelligence TechnologyTrace Free Technology

27" Asus VG278QF Frequencies

Horizontal frequency (analog)15.37 kHz - 160 kHz (kilohertz)
Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 195 kHz (kilohertz)
Vertical frequency (analog)24 Hz - 144 Hz (hertz)
Vertical frequency (digital)40 Hz - 165 Hz (hertz)

27" Asus VG278QF Operating and storage conditions

Operating temperature0 °C - 50 °C (degrees Celsius) 32 °F - 122 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)
Storage temperature20 °C - 60 °C (degrees Celsius) 68 °F - 140 °F (degrees Fahrenheit)

27" Asus VG278QF Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Power consumption (average)40 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.5 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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