27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD gaming monitor performance benchmarks: response, input and full specs review

With the AMD FreeSync support, this monitor is compatible with both AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards. For the extremely fast frame rates, the Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz that allows smoother gameplay. To compensate for graphically demanding games, the Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has a very good low end adaptive refresh rate of 24 Hz that can adapt to more lower frame rate drops. The Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has the Display Port and this is essential for NVIDIA cards to work with AMD FreeSync. Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has a total input lag of 13.5 ms, which is excellent among the competition. For graphics color quality, the Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has an excellent color depth of 10 -bit, resulting in smoother gradients and more accurate colors. The Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD is a relatively new monitor. In terms of pixel density, the Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD has an excellent density of 109 pixels-per-inch, resulting in sharper text and picture quality. The monitor has a VESA mount. For the average response rate, the Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD scores 6 ms, which ensures effective synchronization with the high refresh rate. The monitor panel has good viewing angles and offers better contrast and colors than TN panels. The brightness of Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD is lower than other monitors. The minimum response rate of Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD is 5 ms, which is can cause ghosting effects. The monitor has an unimpressive contrast ratio of 1000 : 1.

 27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD gaming monitor performance benchmarks: response, input and full specs review
Brand Gigabyte
Year 2019
Model Aorus AD27QD
Size 27"
Minimum Refresh Rate 24Hz
Maximum Refresh Rate 144Hz
AMD FreeSync Yes
Maximum Resolution 2560 x 1440
Panel Type IPS
Pixel Density 109 ppi
Minimum Response Time 5ms
Average Response Time 6ms
Total Response + Input Lag 13.5ms
Maximum Brightness 350 cd/m^2
Price $ 600.0
VESA Mount Yes
Native Color Depth 10 bit
Static Contrast Ratio 1000 : 1
Display Port Yes
Overall Combination Score 75.0/100 Very Good


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27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Accessories

AccessoriesDisplayPort cable , HDMI cable USB 3.0 upstream cable

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Additional features

Additional featuresSecurity lock slot

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Brand, series, model

ModelAorus AD27QD

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Camera


27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Connectivity

Connectivity2 x USB 3.0 (downstream) , 1 x USB 3.0 (upstream) , 2 x HDMI 2.0, 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio In, 1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Dimensions, weight and color

Depth60 mm (millimeters) 6 cm (centimeters) 2.3622 in (inches) 0.1969 ft (feet)
Depth with stand236.9 mm (millimeters) 23.69 cm (centimeters) 9.3268 in (inches) 0.7772 ft (feet)
Height371.1 mm (millimeters) 37.11 cm (centimeters) 14.6102 in (inches) 1.2175 ft (feet)
Height with stand484.7 mm (millimeters) 48.47 cm (centimeters) 19.0827 in (inches) 1.5902 ft (feet)
Weight with stand8 kg (kilograms) 17.64 lbs (pounds)
Width614.9 mm (millimeters) 61.49 cm (centimeters) 24.2087 in (inches) 2.0174 ft (feet)
Width with stand614.9 mm (millimeters) 61.49 cm (centimeters) 24.2087 in (inches) 2.0174 ft (feet)

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Display

Adobe RGB (1998)85 % (percent)
Aspect ratio1.778:116:9
Average response time4 ms (milliseconds) 0.0040 s (seconds)
Brightness350 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
CoatingAnti-glare/Matte (3H)
Colors1073741824 colors 30 bits
DCI P395 % (percent)
Diagonal685.8 mm (millimeters) 68.58 cm (centimeters) 27 in (inches) 2.25 ft (feet)
Display area87.78 % (percent)
Dynamic contrast12000000 : 1
HDRHDRDisplayHDR 400
Height335.664 mm (millimeters) 33.5664 cm (centimeters) 13.2151 in (inches) 1.1013 ft (feet)
Horizontal viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Input lag5 ms (milliseconds) 0.0050 s (seconds)
Maximum response time12 ms (milliseconds) 0.0120 s (seconds)
Minimum response time1 ms (milliseconds) 0.0010 s (seconds)
Panel bit depth10 bits
Panel manufacturerInnolux
Panel modelM270KCJ-K7B
Panel typeIPS
Peak brightness420 cd/m² (candela per square meter)
Pixel density109 ppi (pixels per inch) 42 ppcm (pixels per centimeter)
Pixel pitch0.233 mm (millimeters) 0.0233 cm (centimeters) 0.0092 in (inches) 0.0008 ft (feet)
Rec. 202070 % (percent)
Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels Quad HD (QHD) / 1440p
Size class27 in (inches)
Static contrast1000 : 1
Vertical viewing angle178 ° (degrees)
Width596.736 mm (millimeters) 59.6736 cm (centimeters) 23.4935 in (inches) 1.9578 ft (feet)
sRGB100 % (percent)

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Ergonomics

Backward tilt21 ° (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 swivel20 ° (degrees)
Left/right swivelYes
Removable standYes
Right pivot90 ° (degrees)
Right swivel20 ° (degrees)
VESA interface100 x 100 mm
VESA mountYes

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Features

FeaturesAim StabilizerAMD FreeSync technology, ANC (Active Noice Cancelling) Aorus DashboardBlack EqualizerBlue Light ReductionFlicker-free technology, GameAssistHDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2OSD SidekickPicture-by-PicturePicture-in-Picture

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Frequencies

Horizontal frequency (digital)30 kHz - 222 kHz (kilohertz)
Vertical frequency (digital)24 Hz - 144 Hz (hertz)

27" Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD Power supply and consumption

110V100 V - 120 V (volts)
220V220 V - 240 V (volts)
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz (hertz)
Power consumption (average)50 W (watts)
Power consumption (eco)29 W (watts)
Power consumption (maximum)75 W (watts)
Power consumption (off)0.3 W (watts)
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W (watts)

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falcord 4 years ago
Question Aorus Ad27qd monitor firmware update problem OSD sidekick
Hi everyone,

I've just bought my new monitor and i see there is firmware updates for it. I have tried to update it through OSD sidekick as told in guide but i can't click the update button after i select filepath of fw file also cant click live update and download buttons in same tab. I tried to reinstall software many times and reboot the pc.

Any of those buttons are not working...

If you have any idea about it please enlighten me.
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niko1221 4 years ago
Question Asus pg279qz vs Aorus AD27QD
Hello, good morning, I want to buy a gamer monitor. Among all I've seen, I do not decide between the Asus pg279qz and the new Gigabyte Aorus AD27QD.

The cost and characteristics are very similar.

Which of the two do you recommend?
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