ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor Review - See the future of gaming: Page 3 of 10

Posted by Damon Bailey on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 8:00am

Packaging & Unboxing

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Our review sample of the ASUS ROG Swift PG27U monitor has been passed around a bit, so please excuse the slightly beat up box. A front and back picture of the monitor cover most of the box.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Besides the carry handle, the top of the box is adorned with logo after logo for all of the features of the monitor.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Most of the same logos can be found on the side of the box as well.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Inside the box, the PG27U is sandwiched in a massive block of Styrofoam like most monitors.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

A protective padded bag covers the monitor inside the foam.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

The rest of the stuff like the cords, power brick and stand in cutouts in the base block of foam.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

It takes a moment to fish all of the stuff out of the packaging.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

You get three ESD safe type bags with USB and display cables, and the power brick and regional appropriate power cord.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

The brick is rated for 180W, enough for a high-end laptop.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

The top side carries a glossy ASUS logo.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

You get a DisplayPort, HDMI, and USB 3.0 cable.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

The cables are ROG branded with the signature ROG eye logo on each. Connectors and contacts are also gold plated.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

The light projection under the monitor is done via a user replaceable lens with the pattern you see. You also get a few blank lenses to put your own projection pattern on for complete customization.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

You also get a driver disk, which is somewhat amusing for a monitor

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