ASUS has revealed the latest and greatest monitors for gamers and gamers in the ROG STRIX, ROG Swift, TUF Gaming and ProArt lineups. From 4K IPS to OLED and from Super Ultrawide displays with screens up to 165Hz and midsize screens with a resolution of 240Hz, ASUS ensures that customers are provided with whatever needs the company can provide. ASUS also introduced 240Hz OLED and 540Hz gaming monitors earlier which we reported here.
ASUS delivers monitors for gamers and creators with stunning picture quality and many of the most requested features of 2023
First up is the ROG Strix series of monitors, with the XG49WCR leading the series with its 49-inch screen and ultra-wide 32:9 aspect ratio. The QHD display offers dual QHD 5120 x 1440 resolution with a 165Hz refresh rate and 1800R curvature. The new display offers adaptive sync variable refresh rates from AMD and NVIDIA products.
The color gamut is captured above 100% to 125% of sRGB coverage and factory calibrated for dE < 2. Connectivity isn't an issue as the monitor offers HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.4, USB data ports, an Ethernet port, and USB Type-C ports with up to 65W power delivery. ROG Strix XG49WCR gaming monitor also has a built-in RJ45 port, which can be easily connected to laptops. Another feature that is becoming more familiar with gaming monitors is the built-in smart KVM switch so that the keyboard and mouse can be used on multiple devices connected to a single monitor.
The ROG Swift PG32UQXR has a 32-inch screen with a 4K screen resolution, 3840 x 2160 resolution, with refresh rates of 160Hz. This gaming monitor is the company’s first ROG gaming monitor to feature DisplayPort 2.1 connectivity, and that stress won’t suffer at peak settings.
Many gamers find DSC to be perceptually lossless, but if you just prefer to keep compression out of the equation, DisplayPort 2.1 is just what you need.
Also included for connections on the new ROG Swift PG32UQXR are dual HDMI 2.1 and several USB connections for laptops and consoles. In the display department, the monitor offers a 576-zone micro LED backlight, maximum brightness levels of 1,000 nits, and is VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certified. The color gamut offers 95% DCI-P3 coverage with up to 10-bit color depth, as factory calibrated. with dE < 2.
ASUS TUF Gaming VG32UQA1A and VG27AQML1A offer a 31.5-inch 4K monitor with 160Hz refresh rates and a 27-inch 1440p monitor with 240Hz refresh rates, respectively. Asus TUF Gaming VG32UQA1A supports ELMB motion blur reduction mode and 1ms MPRT. This monitor supports AMD and NVIDIA’s variable refresh rate and adaptive sync and includes AMD FreeSync Premium certification.
The color gamut is only 99% sRGB coverage on this model. ASUS TUF Gaming VG27AQML1A monitor features a fast IPS panel, 1ms gray-to-gray response times, and the same adaptive synchronous variable refresh rate as the VG32UQA1A. It shares many of the same features as its 32-inch model. Physically, however, the tripod socket on top of the monitor stand is a quarter of an inch across. It can mount a monitor or other peripheral device, such as a camera.
Finally, the ASUS ProArt PA32DCM and PA279CRV monitors focus on creative professionals where accurate color and features are essential to productivity. ASUS ProArt PA32DCM is a 31.5-inch monitor that features a stunning 3840 x 2160 resolution of 4K resolution and delivers a pure RGB Stripe OLED panel. The maximum screen brightness is 700 nits, providing a DCI-P3 color gamut at 99% coverage with a 10-bit color depth. This monitor is factory calibrated with dE < 1. The ASUS ProArt PA32DCM has a contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 and offers true blacks, HDR capability, and support for HLG and HDR10 formats. The base is smaller than previous versions, takes up less space on your desktop for a clean, simple look, and can be wall-mounted in landscape or portable mode.
The PA279CRV, the smallest monitor in the ASUS ProArt line, offers the exact resolution but is an LCD rather than an OLED. The base is sleeker and about 30% smaller, providing more desk space than previous generations. The monitor is factory calibrated to an accuracy of dE < 2, is Calman certified and provides a 99% color gamut under both DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB. It provides DisplayPort 1.4 and has HDMI 2.0 capability. USB Type-C is available with a maximum power delivery of 96W. The company also includes a 24-inch and 32-inch monitor in this exact configuration.
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