The Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27-inch monitor is down to $479.99 at Newegg. This is part of a temporary sale at Newegg that will expire in just a couple days. It's one of the best deals we've ever seen for this model, and you'll find other retailers like B&H are selling it for as much as $600 or more.

A serious upgrade

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q 27-inch 1440p 4ms 165Hz G-Sync IPS monitor

The specifications for this display include 1440p resolutions, a 4 ms response time, and a 165 Hz refresh rate. An IPS panel means it has amazing color accuracy and wide viewing angles. It uses Nvidia G-Sync tech and includes a low blue light filter.

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The display's specifications include a pixel resolution of 2560 x 1440, a 165 Hz refresh rate, and a 4 ms response time. The Asus monitor uses an IPS panel. That's important because it means wide 178-degree viewing angles and a super color gamut. The only thing you exchange compared to a TN panel is a slightly slower response time, which you'll hardly ever notice.

The Asus ROG Swift uses Nvidia G-Sync technology. This is adaptive sync tech that you can use to reduce screen tearing during high octane action like while you're gmaing. It requires a Nvidia graphics card to use. Connect the card via a DisplayPort and you'll be able to maximize your refresh rate, too.

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Asus has several eye care features built in, too. It helps you with longer gaming sessions thanks to the blue light filter and the flicker free back lighting. You'll feel a lot more relaxed in your eyes after spending a bunch of time in front of the screen. The monitor also comes with an Asus Rapid Replacement program that's good for three years.

We shared a similar deal on an Asus ROG Swift yesterday. That version is also on sale for $430 from Amazon, but it uses a TN panel instead of IPS. You trade off color accuracy and viewing angles for a much better response time. Personally, I'd say if you can afford the extra $50 go with IPS over TN.

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