ASUS recently debuted a trio of new TUF Gaming monitors that are sure to level up your gaming experience with stunning designs and innovative features – TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A, VG27WQ1B, and VG27H1B.

TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A is a 27-inch 2K WQHD (2560 x 1440) gaming monitor with a 170Hz refresh rate for super-smooth gaming visuals. This monitor has 130% sRGB and 90% DCI-P3 color gamut for exceptional contrast and color performance.

TUF Gaming VG27WQ1B is a 27-inch 2K WQHD monitor that boasts a 1500R curve and a fast IPS panel with a 165Hz refresh rate and a 1ms response time. It also features 120% sRGB and 90% DCI-P3 color gamut and HDR10 support.

TUF Gaming VG27VH1B is a 27-inch FHD monitor with a 1500R curve display and a 165Hz refresh rate on an IPS panel with 1ms (GTG) response time. It also features 120% sRGB and 95% DCI-P3 color gamut.

All three monitors feature the ASUS-exclusive GamePlus and GameVisual software to provide gamers with an in-game edge, ASUS ELMB SYNC, Shadow Boost, and Flicker-Free Technology for sharper moving visuals and more fluid and responsive gameplay.

TUF Gaming VG27WQ1B and VG27H1B support FreeSync Premium technology to eliminate screen tearing and choppy frame rates, while VG27AQ1A is G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free experience by enabling variable refresh rate by default.


Panel Size (Diagonal)27″27″27″
Panel Backlight/TypeIPSVA, 1500R CurveVA, 1500R Curve
Display SurfaceAnti-GlareNon-GlareNon-Glare
Resolution2560 x 14402560 x 14401920 x 1080
Refresh Rate170Hz165Hz165Hz
Response Time1ms MPRT1ms MPRT1ms GTG
VRR TechnologyFreeSync PremiumFreeSync PremiumFreeSync Premium
G-SYNC compatibleAdaptive Sync
HDR SupportHDR10HDR10
Color Gamut96% DCI-P3 90% DCI-P395% DCI-P3
130% sRGB120% sRGB
Shadow BoostYesYesYes
ELMB SyncYesYesYes
I/O Ports2 x HDMI 2.02 x HDMI 2.01 x HDMI 2.0
1 x DisplayPort 1.22 x DisplayPort 1.21 x VGA
1 x Headphone Jack
1 x PC Audio Input

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