It’s Asus’ turn to roll out a new range of high res, high refresh, high bandwidth gaming monitors for CES 2021. Highlights include 32-inch, 28-inch and 43-inch 4K 144Hz panels, all with HDMI 2.1 connectivity, and a 27-inch QHD 240Hz panel.
If 4K 144Hz is something you aspire to, Asus should have something to suit. The most affordable is likely to be the new Asus TUF Gaming VG28UQL1A, due out by June.
It’s a 28-inch IPS panel, which is unusual in the 4K space, and runs at 144Hz. Other notable specs include DisplayHDR 400 certification, 90 percent coverage of the DCI-P3 gamut, variable refresh and that console-critical HDMI 2.1 connectivity. Being part of the TUF range it should also be one of the most wallet-friendly of the new high-spec Asus lineup.
Moving up the size scale is the 32-inch Asus ROG Swift PG32UQ. This is a premium IPS 4K panel with 144Hz refresh and HDMI 2.1 support. The latter makes the PG32UQ a good pick for both PC and console gaming. DisplayPort 1.4 connectivity is provided, too.
HDR capability is rated at a relatively modest DisplayHDR 600, so this is not one of the new generation of mini-LED backlights with