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Comparison between Asus RoG Swift PG279Q vs Asus PB278Q

General Info
Name Asus RoG Swift PG279Q Asus PB278Q
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Price
Type Monitor Monitor
Year 2019 2012
Brand Asus Asus
Model Number RoG Swift PG279Q PB278Q
Alias PG279QZ
Display
Screen Size Class 27" (inches) 27" (inches)
Diagonal Size 27 in
68.6 cm
685.8 mm
2.25 ft
26.96 in
68.5 cm
684.7 mm
2.25 ft
Screen Width 23.49 in
59.7 cm
596.74 mm
1.96 ft
23.49 in
59.7 cm
596.736 mm
1.96 ft
Screen Height 13.22 in
33.6 cm
335.664 mm
1.1 ft
13.22 in
33.6 cm
335.664 mm
1.1 ft
Display Manufacturer AU Optronics Samsung
Display Type AHVA IPS PLS
Display Bit Depth 8 bits 8 bits
Frame Rate Control No No
Max Number of Colors 16777216 16777216
Bits 24 24
Screen Aspect Ratio 16:9 16:9
Screen Resolution 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440
Screen Pixel Pitch 0.233 mm 0.233 mm
Screen Pixel Density 109 ppi 109 ppi
Screen-to-Body Ratio 89.04 % 80.66 %
Backlight Source W-LED W-LED
sRGB 100 % 99.5 %
Adobe RGB 1998 68.1 % 78.1 %
NTSC 1953 72 % 81 %
Screen Brightness 350 cd/m² 300 cd/m²
Static Screen Contrast 1000 : 1 1000 : 1
Dynamic Screen Contrast 80000000 : 1
Screen Horizontal Viewing Angle 178 ° 178 °
Screen Vertical Viewing Angle 178 ° 178 °
Screen Input Lag 4 ms 17 ms
Display Minimum Response Time 4 ms 5 ms
Display Average Response Time 5 ms 12 ms
Display Maximum Response Time 7 ms
Display Coating Anti-glare/Matte Anti-glare/Matte
3D No No
Size, weight, color
Case Depth 2.6 in
6.6 cm
65.98 mm
0.22 ft
2.74 in
7 cm
69.6 mm
0.23 ft
Case Width with Stand 24.4 in
62 cm
619.77 mm
2.03 ft
25.31 in
64.3 cm
643 mm
2.11 ft
Case Height with Stand 21.75 in
55.3 cm
552.53 mm
1.81 ft
21.74 in
55.2 cm
552.3 mm
1.81 ft
Case Depth with Stand 9.37 in
23.8 cm
237.9 mm
0.78 ft
8.58 in
21.8 cm
218 mm
0.72 ft
Case Weight with Stand 7 kg
15 lbs
8.8 kg
19 lbs
Case Color Black Black
Hardware
Built-in Camera No No
Connectivity 1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
2 x USB 3.0 (downstream)
1 x USB 3.0 (upstream)
1 x DVI-D Dual Link
1 x D-sub
2 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
Audio
Audio Speakers 2 x 2W 2 x 3W
Features
Cool Features HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
Refresh Rate Turbo key
Flicker-free technology
Ultra-low Blue Light
Nvidia G-SYNC Technology
Trace Free Technology
5-way OSD joystick
GamePlus (Crosshair/Timer)
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection)
Ergonomics
Case Width 24.4 in
62 cm
619.77 mm
2.03 ft
25.31 in
64.3 cm
643 mm
2.11 ft
Case Height 14.29 in
36.3 cm
362.96 mm
1.19 ft
15.2 in
38.6 cm
386.2 mm
1.27 ft
Vesa Mount Support Yes Yes
VESA Interface Standard Size 100 x 100 100 x 100
Removable VESA Stand Yes Yes
Height Adjustment Yes Yes
Height Adjustment Range 120 mm
12 cm
4.7244 in
0.3937 ft
120 mm
12 cm
4.7244 in
0.3937 ft
Landscape or Portrait Pivot Support Yes Yes
Left Pivot 0 ° 0 °
Right Pivot 90 ° 90 °
Left or Right Swivel Support Yes Yes
Left Swivel 60 ° 60 °
Right Swivel 60 ° 60 °
Forward and Backward Tilt Support Yes Yes
Forward Tilt 5 ° 5 °
Backward Tilt 20 ° 20 °
Frequency and Interpolation
Vertical Digital Frequency 30 Hz - 165 Hz 50 Hz - 75 Hz
Horizontal Digital Frequency 34 kHz - 209 kHz 24 kHz - 89 kHz
Accessories
Extras DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
USB 3.0 cable
Audio cable
D-sub cable
DisplayPort cable
DVI-D cable
HDMI cable
Certificates and Standards
Licenses BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
CEL level 1
cTick
CU
ErP
ENERGY STAR
FCC Class B
J-MOSS
KCC
PSE
RCM
RoHS
TÜV Low Blue Light
TÜV Flicker-free
UL/cUL
VCI
WEEE
WHQL (Windows 8.1; Windows 7)
BSMI
CB
CCC
CE
cTick
CU
ErP
ENERGY STAR
FCC Class B
KCC
PSE
RoHS
UL/cUL
WEEE
Usage and Storage Requirements
Safe Operating Temperature Level 0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Internal Storage Temperature -20 °C - 60 °C
-4 °F - 140 °F
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