ASUS VG278Q Review

Today we will go through the Asus VG278Q review. The Asus VG278Q review is structured in four sections.

Asus VG278Q Specs

Panel Size: Wide Screen 27.0″(68.6cm) 16:9
Color Saturation: 72% (NTSC)
Panel Type: TN
True Resolution: 1920×1080
Display Surface: Non-glare
Pixel Pitch: 0.311mm
Brightness (Max): 400cd/㎡
Contrast Ratio (Max): 1000:1
ASUS Smart Contrast Ratio (ASCR): 100000000:1
Viewing Angle (CR≧10): 170°(H)/160°(V)
Response Time: 1ms (Gray to Gray)
Display Colors: 16.7M
Flicker free: Yes
Trace Free Technology: Yes
Skin-Tone Selection: 3 Modes
Color Temperature Selection: 4 Modes
Game Plus(modes): Yes (Crosshair/Timer/FPS Counter/Display Alignment)
Low Blue Light: Yes
HDCP support: Yes
Vivid Pixel: Yes
Smart View Technology: Yes
Free Sync™ technology supported
Extreme Low Motion Blur: Yes
Game Fast Input technology: Yes
Stereo Speakers: 2W x 2 Stereo RMS
Convenient Hotkey
Game Plus
5-way OSD Navigation Joystick
Game Visual
Signal Input: HDMI(v1.4), Display Port 1.2, Dual-link DVI-D
PC Audio Input: Earphone out
Earphone jack: 3.5mm Mini-Jack

Picture Quality

ASUS VG278Q has FHD resolution so the picture quality falls into the average zone. TN panels tend to have the best response rates, which makes this monitor good for gaming too. And indeed this monitor is design specifically for gaming. The contrast ratio is not that good but the brightness is great. We will give 4/5 points for ASUS VG278Q review part of the picture quality.


ASUS VG278Q comes with some very useful features where the most important one is the AMD free sync technology. This feature removes image tearing and provides a smooth gaming experience. Also the 1ms response rate enhances the gaming experience furthermore. ASUS VG278Q also has all the essential connectivity and two built-in speakers with 2W each, which is good. Other important features are flicker free technology and Game Plus. We will give 5/5 points for ASUS VG278Q review part of the features.


ASUS VG278Q has also a very good design. The color looks good and it can adapt in any room. The stander looks good too and it is not too big or exaggerated. The bottom light looks very good at night time, and makes the monitor look even more beautiful. It has the common flexibility but nothing special worth to mention. We will give 4.5/5 points for the ASUS VG278Q review part of the design.

ASUS VG278Q Review Price

Our review price was $299 which is a good price for a gaming monitor. We will give 5/5 points for the ASUS VG278Q review part of the price.


ASUS VG278Q has an average picture quality like the most FHD monitors. The response rate is great and that will make the gaming experience smoother. It also comes with some other useful gaming features like Free Sync technology and Game Plus which can really improve the gaming experience. Design is good and the price is great. We hope our ASUS VG278Q review has been helpful to you.

Should I buy ASUS VG278Q?

We made the ASUS VG278Q because this is a really good monitor for its price. However, we also recommend taking a look at this other monitor LG 27UD88-W.

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