System Configuration, Software & Testing
CPU: Intel Core i9-9900k
Motherboard: ASUS ROG Maximus XI Extreme
RAM: 16GB G.Skill TridentZ RGB 3200MHz
GPU: Nvidia RTX 2080Ti Founders Edition, XFX Radeon RX 550.
SSD: Samsung 960 PRO 2TB
OS: Windows 10 Professional X64 1803
Before you can control the lighting, you have to enable Aura Sync in the monitors' menu and connect a USB cable.
If you are familiar with any of ASUS’s RGB enabled products, which is pretty much everything at this point, you’ll likely be familiar with AURA. The usual fare is here, ranging from static colors to dynamic effects to reactive patterns that move to the music.
Bright red or bright red crosshairs for any game, need we say more?
FPS Counter with or without a graph, keep tabs on performance in any game or program.
Picture optimizations for any scenario.
On-Screen Display (OSD)
If you want to attempt to go above 120Hz, you need to enable overclocking here.
Asus’s Blue Light Filter can reduce eye-strain for those late nights and marathon gaming sessions.
We’ll skip over all the normal boring stuff like color, color temps, brightness, and contrast adjustments and input select and jump down to the System Setup area. The Information section is a great place to see exactly what is going on and your current settings.