ASUS today announced TUF Gaming VG279QM, the world’s fastest gaming monitor with up to 280 Hz refresh rates at FHD (1920 x 1080) resolution, 1ms FastIPS panel, an astonishing 1000:1 contrast ratio, and ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Sync that can be paired with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ to effectively eliminate ghosting and tearing for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates.

Also announced is the availability of the ASUS VP29QGR, an entry-level gaming monitor with 144 Hz refresh rate, 1 ms response time, and IPS panel technology.

ASUS FastIPS technology

All-new ASUS FastIPS technology employs high-speed liquid-crystal elements that switch up to 4X faster than conventional IPS panels. This enables VG279QM to deliver a true 1 ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time, for sharper colors and clearer, smear-free gaming visuals.

ASUS TUF Gaming VG279QMASUS VP249QGR
Panel Size (diagonal)27″ Widescreen (16:9)24.5″ Widescreen (16:9)
Panel Backlight / TypeFastIPSIPS
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Response Time1 ms (GTG)1 ms (mPRT)
HDR (High Dynamic Range) SupportYes, DisplayHDR 400N/A
Refresh rate280Hz (overclocking)144Hz
Connectivity1 x DisplayPort1.2

2 x HDMI (v2.0)

1 x DisplayPort

1 x HDMI

1 x D-Sub

Special featuresGameFast Input, Adaptive-Sync (G-Sync compatible ready) technology, Dynamic Shadow Boost, ELMB SYNC

 

GameFast Input, Adaptive-Sync technology, Dynamic Shadow Boost

 

With up to 1000:1 contrast ratio

The TUF Gaming VG279QM boasts a color gamut that covers 99% of the sRGB color space for exceptional color accuracy and reproduction. The display offer an astonishing 1000:1 contrast ratio, plus wide 178° viewing angles to ensure minimal distortion and color shift — even when viewing from extreme positions.

ASUS ELMB Sync and G-SYNC Compatible

The VG279QM and VP249QGR feature ASUS ELMB Sync, and an exclusive next-gen technology that enables the use of both motion-blur reduction and adaptive sync in tandem, ensuring a crisp picture and smooth, judder-free animation and movement.

For best results, an ELMB Sync display should be combined with a graphics card capable of pushing 85+ frames per second in favorite games.

DisplayHDR 400 certification

TUF Gaming VG279QM delivesr a wider color range and higher contrast than traditional monitors, meaning the brightest whites and the darkest blacks bring out details like never before. The displays are also capable of 400 cd/m² brightness, meeting the stringent requirements for DisplayHDR™ 400 certification.

Furthermore, ASUS Dynamic Shadow Boost technology automatically clarifies dark areas of the game world with optimizing other areas, improving overall viewing while also making it easier to spot enemies hidden in shaded areas of the map.

Gaming for all: ASUS VP249QGR

The ASUS VP249QGR is ASUS’ specialty monitor offering for casual gamers and startup builders. It features 144 Hz refresh rate with Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync™), 1 ms response time, and IPS panel. This sync also supports NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 10 series and RTX series graphics cards.

Availability and Pricing

ASUS TUF Gaming VG279QM is now available in stores nationwide, while the ASUS VP249QGR will be available starting this week.

ModelSRP
TUF Gaming VG279QMPhp 24,090.00
ASUS VP249QGRPhp 10,490.00

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