Asus VG278QR 27" 16:9 165 Hz Adaptive-Sync TN Gaming Monitor

Model: VG278QR

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Power Consumption 40 W (Typical)
0.5 W (Standby)


Weight 12.35 lb / 5.6 kg (with Stand)
7.05 lb / 3.2 kg (without Stand)
Height Adjustment 5.12" / 130 mm
Rotation Adjustment 180° (-90 to 90°)
Swivel Adjustment 180° (-90 to 90°)
Tilt Adjustment -5 to 33°
Mounting-Hole Pattern 100 x 100 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D) 24.4 x 19.9 x 8.3" / 619.0 x 506.0 x 211.0 mm (with Stand)
24.4 x 14.3 x 2.0" / 619.0 x 363.0 x 50.0 mm (without Stand)
Lock Slot Yes, Kensington

Packaging Info

Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 27.4 x 17.8 x 7.4"
Package Weight 17.785 lb

Inputs / Outputs

Connectivity 1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x DVI-D
1 x 3.5 mm Input
1 x 3.5 mm Output
Built-In Speakers Yes, 2 x 2 W


Bit Depth / Color Support 6-Bit+FRC (16.7 Million Colors)
HDR Compatibility None
Size 27"
Response Time 1 ms (GtG)
Viewing Angle Horizontal: 170°
Vertical: 160°
Color Gamut 72% NTSC
Screen Area 23.53 x 13.23" / 597.6 x 336.15 mm
Panel Type TN LCD
Touchscreen No
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi) 81 ppi
Finish Matte
Maximum Brightness 400 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio 1000:1
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 100,000,000:1
Refresh Rate 165 Hz
Adaptive-Sync Technology G-Sync, FreeSync, Adaptive-Sync
User Reviews
25 October 2022

This monitor is great so far. Make sure you use the display port connector if you want G-Sync to work

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3 July 2020

Everything as described. My PS4 runs way smoother and crisp with this monitor vs my old iOS 4K monitor. Switching to pc soon and this monitor should be perfect for that too with the 165hz and fast response time. I went through 4 different gaming monitors before sticking with this one

23 August 2021

The monitor is everything I wanted in a gaming monitor. Response color adjustable height. Tilt swivel and pivot. The monitor is fantastic a must have. I will be buying a second. The one thing I would like is more cross hair options on it.

21 January 2021

I havent had any issues with this monitor so far, was easy to setup and i love the range of motion is has with the included stand. it can be adjusted up/down, rotated and tilts. The pre made settings are pretty good too.

17 February 2022

Got this as an upgrade from my 60 hz monitor I used for gaming and it's suprisingly shocking at how good it is. I often go into the office next to my room to just look at what it was upgraded from and it's just one of those things that you will not make sense unless you have experienced it first...

15 May 2023

Didn't realize how much of a difference refresh rate makes for gaming. This is a quality monitor, love the easily adjustable stand. 100% worth the price.

6 May 2021

Hello. I am trying to change display settings, I am trying to change it to 165hz but when I try to change it it only gives me an option to do 64hz, is there any way I can change the refresh rate to 165hz.

13 January 2021

I bought this a few weeks ago and it came around the 4th of January. So far the quality of this monitor for 1080p is amazing. I’m currently using it as a second screen for school and as my display for my Xbox.

6 December 2021

GOOD I like the brightness and colors. The speed on DVI was very good, HDMI normal. Using an ASUS GTX 1060 6 GB card. BAD Color pixels were off, 1 pixel on the right red, one on the left green, made for some blurring of letters and numbers (HDMI and DVI cables, all settings tried) Runescape and some...

8 November 2021

I got this as a twin to my main monitor, and I love these panels. Plenty of real estate, amazingly smooth refresh rate, and a really well made piece. Plus the g-sync functionality makes a great difference!

Product Highlights
  • Twisted Nematic (TN) Panel
  • HDMI | DisplayPort | DVI-D Inputs
  • 1920 x 1080 Full HD Resolution
  • 1000:1 Static Contrast Ratio
  • 400 cd/m² Brightness
  • 170°/160° Viewing Angles
  • 1 ms Response Time (GtG)
  • 165 Hz Refresh Rate
  • 16.7 Million Colors
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC/AMD FreeSync Compatible
In The Box
  • ASUS VG278QR 27" 16:9 165 Hz Adaptive-Sync TN Gaming Monitor
  • Audio Cable
  • Power Cable & Adapter
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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