ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor Review - See the future of gaming: Page 5 of 10

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

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

 

ASUS Aura

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Before you can control the lighting, you have to enable Aura Sync in the monitors' menu and connect a USB cable.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

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.

Game Features

GamePlus

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Bright red or bright red crosshairs for any game, need we say more?

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

FPS Counter with or without a graph, keep tabs on performance in any game or program.

GameVisual

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Picture optimizations for any scenario.

On-Screen Display (OSD)

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

If you want to attempt to go above 120Hz, you need to enable overclocking here.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

Asus’s Blue Light Filter can reduce eye-strain for those late nights and marathon gaming sessions.

ASUS ROG Swift PG27U 4K 144Hz HDR Gaming Monitor

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.

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