Asus ROG Swift PG258Q
Custom PC|August 2017
Asus ROG Swift PG258Q

Asus ROG Swift PG258Q

Edward Chester

If you thought 144Hz was a high refresh rate then the Asus ROG Swift PG258Q points and laughs at you - its brand-new 25in 1080p TN LCD panel can refresh at a superfast rate of 240Hz. While we’ve seen 165Hz and even 180Hz monitors before, this jump is the first real step-change since the industry settled on 144Hz being the standard for gaming displays.

Of course, the key question is whether moving to 240Hz will have the same benefit as moving from 60Hz to 144Hz, or if it’s a case of diminishing returns. But let’s start by running through everything else this display has to offer. For a start, it packs in loads of features. It supports Nvidia G-Sync and Ultra Low Motion Blur (ULMB) technology, plus it has a slim and low-profile bezel, a fully adjustable stand and even a few USB ports.

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August 2017