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Asus HDR 4K@144Hz G-Sync monitor launches next month for $2,000

By midian182 · 8 replies
May 24, 2018
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  1. It’s been almost 18 months since Asus first announced the ROG PG27UQ, a gaming monitor that combines G-Sync, HDR, 144Hz, and a 4K resolution into one dream package. Now, the Taiwanese company says it will finally be available in late June at a price of $1999.99

    Last week, Acer opened preorders for the first HDR 4K@144HZ G-Sync monitor, the Predator X27, which also costs $2000. Given that it uses the same 27-inch IPS panel, the PG27UQ’s specs and price are the same, though Asus says this is the first monitor to come with DisplayHDR 1000 certification—despite the Predator X27 also reaching 1000 nits brightness.

    With the Asus model, buyers get the ROG Light Signal, which casts the ROG logo onto a surface, and Light Signature features. It also comes with an integrated light sensor that automatically adjusts the brightness in darker rooms. Additionally, the LED lighting can be synchronized along with other RGB Aura Sync devices.

    The panel, which boasts Quantum-dot technology, is rated for 97% DCI-P3 color gamut and 99% Adobe RGB color gamut. There’s also LED backlighting that dynamically controls 384 zones and factory color calibration.

    As with the Predator X27, it’s hard to imagine this monitor being anything other than spectacular, but that price is still hard to get past. Not to mention the obvious fact that it’ll take an absolute killer rig to get the most out of a monitor like this. But some may view both devices as forms of future-proofing, ready to take advantage of upcoming graphics cards such as Nvidia’s GTX 1180.

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  2. shm0wie

    shm0wie TS Member Posts: 19   +17

    That's for daddy.
     
  3. Uncle Al

    Uncle Al TS Evangelist Posts: 4,436   +2,891

    Maybe even Grand Daddy .....
     
  4. Squid Surprise

    Squid Surprise TS Evangelist Posts: 2,102   +1,135

    Prices for these will only come down over the next several months (and years). Only an id1ot would buy this now - there isn't a rig out there that can take full advantage of it yet....

    In a year or so - maybe - when rigs CAN take advantage of this monitor, then by all means, buy it.... It will only be cheaper at that time!
     
  5. ForgottenLegion

    ForgottenLegion TS Guru Posts: 302   +308

    $2K!
    No thanks.
    And I'm sure the UK will get shafted as usual with a Willy Wonka exchange rate meaning $2000 = £2000.
     
  6. Air Wayve

    Air Wayve TS Rookie

    That's for Pimp Daddy..
     
  7. ddg4005

    ddg4005 TS Guru Posts: 388   +55

    That's for mack daddy.
     
  8. ross01

    ross01 TS Rookie Posts: 22   +6

    That's for OG Daddy.
     
  9. poohbear

    poohbear TS Maniac Posts: 215   +122

    They need this in 30" or 34" wide screen! Wth are all the gaming monitors just 27"??? What is this, 2010?
     

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