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Aorus AD27QD 27 144Hz 1440P FreeSync Gaming Monitor Exclusive Built in ANC 2560x1440 QHD Display HDR 1ms Response time 10 Bit IPS 95 DCI P3 with 1X Display Port 1 2 2X HDMI 2 0 2X USB 3 0

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
5.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
34
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
6
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144 Hz
REFRESH RATE
LED
TYPE
Yes
HDMI
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 28 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Display Clarity
 15
hdr, tn panel, va, panel, osd
+60%
-40%
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" ...  The monitor came perfect no dead pixels or anything that you expect this day and age.  ...  "
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" ...  HDR, 144hz, 1440p, IPS Display.  ...  "
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" ...  Better colors than the VA panel, better response times than the shitty TN panel, and absolutely beautiful build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is top notch, a solid metal base with gorgeous RGB lighting on the back and a really unique on-screen display that you can access via software makes working with the monitor really easy. ... The monitor DOES have bezels, don't let the image fool you.  ...  "
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" ...  I did a lot of research on TN vs IPS and ultimately decided on the AORUS 27" IPS, and so far I am really happy with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor itself literally 0 backlight bleed and IPS glow a non issue. ... No dead/stuck pixels.  ...  "
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" ...  But you will have to enable it in Nvidia Control Panel, also choose Gsync in both full screen and windows mode. ... - IPS panel, good response time (at least as good as my XB271HU TN panel). ... I turned max the brightness and almost burned my eyes. ... - If you want to enable 10-bit native (if it exits), you need to go to Nvidia Control Panel, lower the refresh rate to 120hz, then choose Nvidia settings below, change 8 bpc to 10 bpc. ... I have to open other apps to clear the screen.  ...  "
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Gaming
 11
monitor, games, play, experience, smearing
+100%
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" ...  Not a PC gamer, but I’m sure this will work well on any platform.  ...  "
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" ...  This was my first "gaming monitor" ever, and I decided to go all out.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the kind of monitor that will last 5-10 years for the average gamer.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't used any of the tactical features, but even just as a plug and play gaming monitor, this things a beast.  ...  "
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" ...  This AORUS gaming monitor brought new life to both my XBox and Work Laptop experience! ... This AORUS Gaming Monitor breathed new life in to both experiences!  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent monitor for gaming/general use.  ...  "
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" ...  - HDR 400 is decent for gaming monitors. ... But I recommend using 8-bit and dithering @ 144hz to have better speed for gaming experience.  ...  "
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" ...  The Biggest Con: Smearing/Response Times for Gaming. ... I think I could get used to the smearing/ghosting for fast games like FPS's since actions seem instantaneous.  ...  "
Resolution
 6
144hz, freesync, 4k, ips, 1440p
+83%
-17%
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" ...  HDR, 144hz, 1440p, IPS Display.  ...  "
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" ...  a True 144hz IPS Freesync monitor that also comes with HDR to boot?  ...  "
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" ...  I did a lot of research on TN vs IPS and ultimately decided on the AORUS 27" IPS, and so far I am really happy with the purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  With my 1080Ti, on the scale of 100, I can say Freesync and HDR score only 80/100. ... - HDR is great, I play Battlefield V and now I can see the enemies 10 times better than non HDR monitors. ... - HDR 400 is decent for gaming monitors. ... - Not sure how, but I can change the resolution to 4K and then turn on Super Resolution. ... Native 4K 60fps easy mode  ...  "
Color
 5
colors, brightness, lower, hdr, dell
+100%
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" ...  The colors on this display as truly amazing with incredibly high color accuracy.  ...  "
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" ...  Better colors than the VA panel, better response times than the shitty TN panel, and absolutely beautiful build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The colors are phenomenal, and it's an absolute treat to play on. ... 2) 144hz means you're getting 8-bit color, not the end of the world, and tbh I hardly notice the difference coming from a TN panel, it's all gorgeous. ... You'll need to lower the resolution to 120hz to reach the 10-bit color.  ...  "
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" ...  Best colors i've seen on a monitor - extremely comparable to my dell P2715q.  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATED: Pictures show how HDR works to improve the color gamut in Hitman 2. ... The color, the lights, the graphics are so much better. ... - Beautiful colors, better than other HDR monitors I can say. ... I turned max the brightness and almost burned my eyes.  ...  "
Refresh Rate
 5
refresh, rate, amazing, 8, 120hz
+100%
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" ...  Works at 144hz as advertised and is 1440p (2560x1440).  ...  "
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" ...  I have a gtx 1070 and the gsync has worked on this freesync monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  144/120hz is amazing!  ...  "
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" ...  - If you want to enable 10-bit native (if it exits), you need to go to Nvidia Control Panel, lower the refresh rate to 120hz, then choose Nvidia settings below, change 8 bpc to 10 bpc.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
sync, returning, know, asus, acer
+100%
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" ...  Using this with my 2080 ti and yes gsync works perfectly with this monitor.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first PC monitor since 2005 so I dont know if I'm just easily impressed with the huge jump technology has made but I can say that everything I needed this monitor for it has provided. ... Other than that this monitor is great.  ...  "
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" ...  In the process of returning an Acer VG271 monitor for this. ... Best colors i've seen on a monitor - extremely comparable to my dell P2715q.  ...  "
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" ...  Update: I changed to AMD Radeon VII to see the diferences between Nvidia GPUs and AMD GPUs on this monitor. ... - G-Sync fully compatible. ... Or just use RGB like MSI, Razer or Asus did. ... At least not $2000 like Asus or Acer.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 4
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Kind of disappointing since the monitor was less than two months old.  ...  "
Price
 3
money, best, value, right
+100%
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" ...  for the money imo this is one of the best monitors to buy  ...  "
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" ...  It's the best value out there for the money right now in my opinion.  ...  "
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" ...  I was skeptical to spend this amount of money on a monitor but it just checked all the boxes.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 3
quality, picture, monitor, bezels, amazing
+100%
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" ...  Amazing picture, great size, awesome build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The monitor DOES have bezels, don't let the image fool you.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
Display
Refresh Rate:  144 Hz
Type:  LED 
144 Hz
REFRESH RATE
LED
TYPE
Yes
HDMI
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS