Asus VG278H First Ever 144 Hz Monitor

ASUS logoAsus has just revealed a brand new PC monitor, the Asus VG278H. It may look like a fairly ordinary display, but it's actually the first ever monitor to break past the 120 Hz mark.

For years now PC monitors have been stuck at the 120 Hz mark. This determines the refresh rate of the screen - how many times each pixel is scanned per second. The higher the resolution, the more solid and flicker-free the image.

Naturally a high refresh rate holds a lot of appeal for gamers, who demand rock solid picture quality for the ultimate experience.

Indeed, Asus appears to be targeting the PC gamer market with the VG278H. Its unprecedented 144 Hz refresh rate, Asus claims, will deliver "ultra-smooth 2D visuals" for games. Response time has also been cut to 2ms to "eliminate tracing and ensure crisp and clear video playback."

It's not just 2D games that will benefit from the VG278H. The monitor also supports Nvidia 3D Vision 2 glasses technology, which is said to provide "twice sharper 3D images than conventional 3D technology." The standard is supported in around 500 games.

As well as providing sharper 3D, the VG278H also lays on twice the brightness for 3D content thanks to NVIDIA 3D LightBoost technology.


The Asus VG278H features a pretty standard 1920x1080 maximum resolution and a built-in set of stereo speakers. Though most hardcore PC gamers will have their own audio set-up, of course.

You can expect all the usual connections, with HDMI 1.4, dual-link DVI-D and D-Sub inputs all included.

There's no information on the pricing or release date as yet, so stay tuned.

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