27" Asus VG279Q gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review

For the average response rate, the Asus VG279Q scores 6 ms, which ensures effective synchronization with the high refresh rate. With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. The monitor panel has good viewing angles and offers better contrast and colors than TN panels. The brightness of Asus VG279Q is significantly better than other monitors. Asus VG279Q has a total input lag of 7 ms, which is excellent among the competition. The Asus VG279Q is a relatively new monitor. The monitor has a VESA mount. The Asus VG279Q has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. For the extremely fast frame rates, the Asus VG279Q has a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. The monitor has an unimpressive contrast ratio of 1000 : 1. In terms of pixel density, the Asus VG279Q has an low density of 81 pixels-per-inch, resulting in pixelated text and picture quality. For graphics color quality, the Asus VG279Q has an average color depth of 6 -bit, resulting in dithered gradients and more slightly less accurate colors. Graphically demanding games may cause frame drops outside the adative refresh rate of 50 Hz. The minimum response rate of Asus VG279Q is 5 ms, which is can cause ghosting effects.

 27" Asus VG279Q gaming monitor benchmarks: color, brightness, price response, input and full specs review
Brand Asus
Year 2018
Model VG279Q
Size 27"
Minimum Refresh Rate 50Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 144Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Panel Type IPS
Pixel Density 81 ppi
Minimum Response Time 5ms
Average Response Time 6ms
Total Response + Input Lag 7ms
Maximum Brightness 400 cd/m^2
Price $ 335.4
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 6 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 1000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 72.5/100 Very Good


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27" Asus VG279Q Accessories

AccessoriesAudio cable , DisplayPort cable - optional, DVI-D cable - optional, HDMI cable - optional

27" Asus VG279Q Additional features

Additional featuresAnti-theft stand lock slot - Kensington

27" Asus VG279Q Audio

Speakers2 x 2 W (watts)

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27" Asus VG279Q Camera


27" Asus VG279Q Certificates, standards and licenses

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

27" Asus VG279Q Connectivity

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

27" Asus VG279Q 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 stand376 mm (millimeters) 37.6 cm (centimeters) 14.8031 in (inches) 1.2336 ft (feet)
Weight3.2 kg (kilograms) 7.05 lbs (pounds)
Weight with stand5.6 kg (kilograms) 12.35 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 VG279Q Display

Adobe RGB (1998)75 % (percent)
Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
Average response time3 ms (milliseconds) 0.0030 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 angle178 ° (degrees)
Input lag4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)
Minimum response time1 ms (milliseconds) 0.0010 s (seconds)
NTSC (1953)72 % (percent)
Panel bit depth8 bits (6 bits + FRC)
Panel typeIPS
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 angle178 ° (degrees)
Width597.6 mm (millimeters) 59.76 cm (centimeters) 23.5276 in (inches) 1.9606 ft (feet)
sRGB99 % (percent)

27" Asus VG279Q Ergonomics

Backward tilt33 ° (degrees)
Forward tilt5 ° (degrees)
Forward/backward tiltYes
Height adjustmentYes
Height adjustment range130 mm (millimeters) 13 cm (centimeters) 5.1181 in (inches) 0.4265 ft (feet)
Landscape/portrait pivotYes
Left pivot90 ° (degrees)
Left swivel90 ° (degrees)
Left/right swivelYes
Removable standYes
Right pivot90 ° (degrees)
Right swivel90 ° (degrees)
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

27" Asus VG279Q 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 VG279Q Frequencies

Horizontal frequency (digital)31 kHz - 158 kHz (kilohertz)
Vertical frequency (digital)50 Hz - 144 Hz (hertz)

27" Asus VG279Q 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 VG279Q Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Power consumption (average)25 W (watts)
Power consumption (eco)13 W (watts)
Power consumption (maximum)40 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.5 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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