ASUS Announces ROG Swift Pro PG248QP (540 Hz), ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDM, ROG Swift PG32UQXR (DisplayPort 2.1), and ROG Strix XG49WCR (32:9) Gaming Monitors

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ASUS has confirmed that it will be releasing four new premium ROG monitors in the form of the ROG Swift OLED PG27AQDM, ROG Swift PG32UQXR, ROG Strix XG49WCR, and ROG Swift Pro PG248QP, a unique and very fast display that is being billed by the manufacturer as the world’s first 540 Hz gaming monitor.

ROG Swift Pro PG248QP

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  • World’s first 540 Hz gaming monitor
  • 24.1-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) panel
  • TN (E-TN) technology
  • 60% faster response times than standard TN panels
  • New stand design with retractable and locked claws
  • G-SYNC processor includes built-in NVIDIA Reflex Analyzer
  • Built-in ESS DAC provides surround sound


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  • First ROG 1440p OLED gaming monitor
  • 27-inch panel, 240 Hz refresh rate, 0.03 ms response time
  • Anti-glare micro-texture coating to reduce reflections
  • 1,000 nits peak brightness
  • Improved thermal design for reduced burn-in
  • Uniform Brightness keeps illuminance level even when white windows change dramatically
  • DisplayWidget Center software for changing system functions and OLED settings


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  • 49-inch 32:9 display with 5120×1440 resolution
  • 165 Hz refresh rate, 1800R curvature
  • Smart KVM allows user to control two PCs at once
  • Full-function USB Type-C port, wired for wired for 65-watt USB power delivery
  • HDMI 2.0 port, DisplayPort 1.4 port, RJ-45 port
  • 125% coverage of the sRGB color gamut
  • FreeSync Premium for tear-free, responsive experiences
  • VESA DisplayHDR 400 certification


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  • ROG’s first DisplayPort 2.1 gaming monitor
  • 32-inch 4K panel with 160 Hz refresh rate
  • Full array local dimming (FALD) Mini LED backlight with 576 independent LED zones
  • 1000-nit peak brightness, targeting DisplayHDR 1000
  • 2x DisplayPort 2.1 connectors, 2x HDMI 2.1 connectors, USB hub
  • Covers 95% of the wide DCI-P3 color gamut

“…this new standard offers up to 80bps of total bandwidth, roughly tripling the real-world data rates that were possible with DisplayPort 1.4,” ASUS explained in its writeup for the ROG Swift PG32UQXR, which ends with a note about how the DisplayPort 2.1 era has officially started.

None of these monitors appear to be listed on ASUS’s website yet.

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Tsing Mui
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