94points

Asus MG278Q 27"

78points

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

Asus MG278Q 27"
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42 facts in comparison

Asus MG278Q 27" vs Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
94
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Asus MG278Q 27"
78
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Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

Why is Asus MG278Q 27" better than Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"?

  • 3ms less response time
    ?

    1msvs4ms
  • 51.3W lower power consumption on operation
    ?

    38.7W vs90W
  • 100000x higher static contrast ratio
    ?

    100000000:1vs1000:1
  • 1 more HDMI ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has anti-glare coating
    ?
  • Has an LED-backlit display
    ?
  • 4.9mm thinner
    233mmvs237.9mm
  • Has a DVI connector
    ?

Why is Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" better than Asus MG278Q 27"?

  • Has an IPS screen
    ?
  • 8º wider horizontal viewing angle
    ?

    178ºvs170º
  • 5mm shorter
    363mmvs368mm
  • 5.2mm narrower
    619.8mmvs625mm
  • 18º wider vertical viewing angle
    ?

    178ºvs160º
  • 650g lighter
    7kgvs7650g
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?

Price comparison

Asus MG278Q 27"

ProductStorePrice
Asus MG278Q 27" AmazonAsus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz 1ms Eye...Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz 1ms Eye Care G-Sync Compatible Adaptive Sync Gaming Monitor with Dual HDMI DP DVI
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$383.99

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

ProductStorePrice
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" AmazonASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27in 2560x1440 IPS...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27in 2560x1440 IPS 165Hz 4ms G-SYNC Eye Care Gaming Monitor with DP and HDMI Ports (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$495.00
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" AmazonASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" Gaming Monitor...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" Gaming Monitor, 1440P WQHD (2560 x 1440), IPS, 165Hz (Supports 144Hz), G-SYNC, Eye Care, DisplayPort Adjustable Ergonomic
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$624.99
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" walmartASUS ROG BLACK 27IN WQHD, IPS, 2560X1440...ASUS ROG BLACK 27IN WQHD, IPS, 2560X1440 NVDIA G-SYNC, GAMING MONITOR, PG279Q
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$624.99
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" aliexpressASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Gaming Monitor - 2...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Gaming Monitor - 27" 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, overclockable 165Hz, G-SYN
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$1117.99

General info

1.supports total tilt
?

Total tilt adjustment is the ability for the monitor head to move up and down. Tilt adjustment enables a user to change the viewing position of the display, creating a more comfortable view of the screen.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
2.height
?

Best

Asus VP228N 21.5"

3.9mm

368mm

363mm

3.thickness
?

Best

LG 22EA53VQ

5.5mm

233mm

237.9mm

4.Has a swivel stand
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A swivel stand allows you to adjust the position of the display left or right, so you can position it to the desired angle.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
5.width
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkVision LT1423p

348mm

625mm

619.8mm

6.Supports VESA mount
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The VESA mount is a standard used by most manufacturers. A device that supports the VESA mount can be mounted on many different supports, from arms to wall mounts.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

Display

1.response time
?

Response time is how long it takes for a display to change the state of pixels, in order to show new content. The less time it takes to respond, the less likely it is to blur fast-changing images.

Best

LG UltraGear 34GK950F 34"

1ms

1ms

4ms

2.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP3218K

7680 x 4320px

2560 x 1440px

2560 x 1440px

3.screen size
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The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

Sharp LB-1085

108"

27"

27"

4.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs. Show more

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
6.has anti-glare coating
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Anti-glare helps to reduce the external reflections of light coming from outside the display.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

Colors

1.luminance
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Luminance is the intensity of light that a device emits.

Best

Philips Brilliance 492P8 49″

600cd/m²

350cd/m²

350cd/m²

2.display colors
?

Number of colors that a display can accurately reproduce.

Best

Dell UltraSharp UP2716D 27"

1074m

16.7m

16.7m

3.contrast ratio
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Contrast ratio is the visual distance between the lightest and the darkest colors that may be reproduced on the display. A high contrast ratio is desired, resulting in richer dark colors and more distinctive color gradation. Show more

Best

Acer EB1 EB321HQ Awi

100000000:1

100000000:1

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Connectivity

1.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
2.HDMI ports
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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Acer HN274H

4

2

1

3.DisplayPort outputs
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Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Dell UltaSharp U2417H 24"

2

1

1

4.has a DVI connector
?

Devices that have a DVI connector (usually computers and notebooks) can be connected to the TV set.

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
6.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus PA279Q

7

2

0

Power

1.operating power consumption
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How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Sharp LB-1085

1.1W

38.7W

90W

2.power consumption in standby mode
?

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

Asus MB168B Plus

0W

0.5W

0.5W

Features

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Asus MG278Q 27"
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"
2.audio output power
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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

Best

Apple Thunderbolt Display

2 x 24.5W

2 x 2W

2 x 2W

Price comparison

Asus MG278Q 27"

ProductStorePrice
Asus MG278Q 27" AmazonAsus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz 1ms Eye...Asus MG278Q 27" WQHD 1440P 144Hz 1ms Eye Care G-Sync Compatible Adaptive Sync Gaming Monitor with Dual HDMI DP DVI
Amazon logo
$383.99

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27"

ProductStorePrice
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" AmazonASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27in 2560x1440 IPS...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27in 2560x1440 IPS 165Hz 4ms G-SYNC Eye Care Gaming Monitor with DP and HDMI Ports (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$495.00
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" AmazonASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" Gaming Monitor...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q 27" Gaming Monitor, 1440P WQHD (2560 x 1440), IPS, 165Hz (Supports 144Hz), G-SYNC, Eye Care, DisplayPort Adjustable Ergonomic
Amazon logo
$624.99
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" walmartASUS ROG BLACK 27IN WQHD, IPS, 2560X1440...ASUS ROG BLACK 27IN WQHD, IPS, 2560X1440 NVDIA G-SYNC, GAMING MONITOR, PG279Q
walmart logo
$624.99
Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27" aliexpressASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Gaming Monitor - 2...ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q Gaming Monitor - 27" 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440) IPS, overclockable 165Hz, G-SYN
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$1117.99

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