ASUS VG278QR computer monitor 68.6 cm (27″) 1920 x 1080 pixels Full HD LCD Black

£334.98 (£279.15 + VAT)

ASUS VG278QR. Display diagonal: 68.6 cm (27″), Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, HD type: Full HD, Display technology: LCD, Response time: 0.5 ms, Native aspect ratio: 16:9, Viewing angle, horizontal: 170°, Viewing angle, vertical: 160°. Built-in speaker(s). VESA mounting, Height adjustment. Product colour: Black

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ASUS VG278QR 27" Full HD 165Hz 0.5ms FreeSync Gaming Monitor

  • 27 inch Full HD gaming monitor with an ultra-fast 165Hz refresh rate and Adaptive-Sync technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates
  • Certified as G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR (variable refresh rate) by default.
  • 0.5ms* response time for smooth gameplay, and ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to further reduce ghosting and motion blur
  • GameFast Input Technology minimizes input lag and provides much faster motion delivery from end devices to monitor
  • ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements while GameVisual for optimized visuals
Now NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatible

Validiated as G-SYNC Compatible by NVIDIA, you can now unlock buttery smooth motion & eliminate screen tearing by utilising the latest variable refresh technologies, all without being tied down to a particular GPU designer. Regardless of whether you prefer team red or team green, now you can get the best out of this monitor with NVIDIA GeForce* or AMD Radeon Graphics Cards.
NVIDIA G-SYNC Compatibility requires a GeForce GTX 10-Series (Pascal) Graphics Card or later. Single monitor VRR operation supported only.

Designed for intense, fast-paced games, ASUS VG278QR is a 27” Full HD gaming display with an ultra-fast 0.5ms response time and blazing 165Hz refresh rate to give you super-smooth gameplay. VG278QR features Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync™) technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rate. 

Gamer-Centric features like ASUS GamePlus enhances your in-game experience, while GameVisual provides various pre-set display modes to optimise visuals for different types of games.
Lightning-Fast 0.5ms Response Time with ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur

ASUS VG278QR is the fastest in its class, boasting a 0.5ms response time to eliminate smearing and motion blur. This lets you react instantly to what you see onscreen, especially in fast paced games – allowing you to take corners like a pro race car driver, or get that headshot like a seasoned pro.
There's also the ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB) Technology to make objects in motion look even sharper, so gameplay is more fluid and responsive.
Incredible 165Hz Refresh Rate

With an astonishing 165Hz refresh rate, fast-moving visuals pose no problem for VG278QR. There's no frustrating lag, so you get the upper hand in first person shooters, racers, real-time strategy and sports titles.
Adaptive-Sync Technology for Smooth Gameplay

VG278QR features Adaptive-Sync (FreeSync™) technology – it eliminates screen tearing and choppy frame rates to give you seamless visuals and smooth
GameFast Input Technology – Because Milliseconds Count

Input lag on an LCD monitor is typically much lower than a TV, and ASUS VG278QR features GameFast Input Technology to further minimise input lag. This technology provides much faster motion delivery so you'll always be up to speed with in-game action at the precise timing you need to respond as quickly as is needed.
ASUS-Exclusive GamePlus Technology

ASUS VG278QR features the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus hotkey to give you in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game.
This function is co-developed with pro-gamer input, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.
ASUS-Exclusive GameVisual Technology

ASUS GameVisual Technology has seven pre-set display modes to optimise visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the On Screen Display (OSD) settings menu.
Rich Connectivity Options, a Narrow Bezel Design

ASUS VG278QR has extensive connectivity options, including dual-link DVI-D, DisplayPort 1.2, and HDMI (v1.4) port, so you can hook it up to a wide array of multimedia devices. It has a super-narrow 1cm bezel ideal for an immersive and panoramic gaming setup.
Smart Cable Management

A smart cable management design feature found on the stand of VG278QR helps you organise and hide cables to keep your gaming area tidy.
Flicker-Free Technology

Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to give you a comfortable gaming experience. This minimises instances of eyestrain and other potentially damaging eye ailments when you're embroiled in long, drawn-out gaming sessions.
Ultra-Low Blue Light Technology

ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces the amount of blue light. You can access and select four different filter settings onscreen easily through the OSD menu or DisplayWidget UI to find the best one that suits the task at hand.

The VG278QR gaming monitor has undergone stringent performance tests and is certified by TÜV Rheinland laboratories, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, to be flicker-free and to emit low blue light levels.
Ergonomically Designed and Wall-Mountable

ASUS VG278QR is specially designed for long marathon gaming sessions. Its ergonomically-designed stand lets you adjust the tilt, swivel, pivot, and height of the monitor so you always find your ideal viewing position. It can also be VESA wall-mounted to fit in any limited space.




Quick start guide


Sustainability certificates


Viewing angle, vertical


VESA mounting


Headphone outputs


Response time

0.5 ms

Depth (without stand)

5 cm

Power consumption (PowerSave)

0.5 W

RMS rated power

4 W

Height (without stand)

36.3 cm

NTSC coverage (typical)


Power consumption (off)

0.5 W

Package depth

190 mm

Native aspect ratio


Headphone out


Package width

700 mm

Pivot angle

-90 – 90°

Storage temperature (T-T)

-20 – 60 °C

Low Blue Light technology


Supported video modes


Swivel angle range

-90 – 90°

Pixel pitch

0.311 x 0.311 mm



Width (without stand)

61.9 cm

Width (with stand)

619 mm

Weight (without stand)

3.2 kg

Weight (with stand)

5.6 kg

Viewing angle, horizontal


Viewable size, vertical

33.6 cm

Viewable size, horizontal

59.8 cm

VESA Adaptive Sync support


Flicker-free technology


Product colour


Tilt angle range

-5 – 33°

On/off switch


Panel mounting interface

100 x 100 mm

Package height

458 mm

Display resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels

Panel type


Screen shape


Height adjustment


Package weight

8.2 kg

HDMI ports quantity


Supported graphics resolutions

640 x 350,640 x 480 (VGA),720 x 400,800 x 600 (SVGA),832 x 624,848 x 480,1024 x 768 (XGA),1152 x 864 (XGA+),1280 x 1024 (SXGA),1280 x 720 (HD 720),1280 x 768 (WXGA),1280 x 800 (WXGA),1280 x 960,1366 х 768,1440 x 900 (WXGA+),1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+),1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

Cables included

AC, Audio (3.5mm)

HD type

Full HD

Energy consumption (SDR) per 1000 hours

26 kWh

DC-in jack


Input current

2.1 A

AC input voltage

100 – 240 V

Display technology


Maximum refresh rate

165 Hz

Audio input


Depth (with stand)

211 mm

Cable lock slot type




Height (with stand)

376 mm

On Screen Display (OSD) languages

Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Croatian, Czech, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Thai, Turkish

AC adapter included


Feet colour


Display diagonal

68.6 cm (27")

AMD FreeSync


Built-in camera


Market positioning


Cable lock slot


Display number of colours

16.78 million colours

Contrast ratio (dynamic)


On Screen Display (OSD)


Number of speakers




Operating temperature (T-T)

0 – 40 °C

DVI-D ports quantity


Power consumption (max)

40 W

DVI port


Number of OSD languages


Energy efficiency class (SDR)




HDMI version




Energy efficiency scale

A to G

Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

DisplayPort version


Contrast ratio (typical)


Built-in speaker(s)



BSMI, CB, CCC, CE, CEL level 1, CU, ErP, FCC, J-MOSS, KCC, PSE, RoHS, UkrSEPRO, UL/cUL, VCCI, WEEE, WHQL (Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7), MEPS, RCM, TUV , eStandby, TUV Low Blue Light, ICES-3

Built-in USB hub


Display brightness (typical)

400 cd/m²

DisplayPorts quantity