Last Updated: June 11, 2019 (Refresh Now)

Aorus AD27QD 27 144Hz 1440P FreeSync Gaming Monitor Exclusive Built In ANC 2560x1440 QHD Display

Last Updated: June 11, 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.0
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
46
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
8
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144 Hz
REFRESH RATE
9.33 meters
SIZE
LED
TYPE
Yes
HDMI

Review Summary - 38 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Display Clarity
 22
hdr, ips glow, ips panel, panel, tn panel
+55%
-45%
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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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" ...  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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" ...  HDR, 144hz, 1440p, IPS Display.  ...  "
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" ...  Well, NO dead pixels for me). ... The colours are very rich and the panel is VERY bright (I was used to a supposed 350 nit TN 144 Hz before and the difference is huge). ... Rounding up, it is a nice monitor, has some little flaws, but still RECOMMENDED!  ...  "
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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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" ...  Better colors than the VA panel, better response times than the shitty TN panel, and absolutely beautiful build quality.  ...  "
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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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" ...  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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Gaming
 14
monitor, games, hdr, play, game
+93%
-7%
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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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" ...  Speed was the only/best option for gaming. ... With Overdrive: Quality and Display Settings at FPS the game I notice 1:1 response time and I had to lower the mouse DPI to compensate for it from Quality.  ...  "
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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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" ...  - 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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" ...  Not a PC gamer, but I’m sure this will work well on any platform.  ...  "
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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!  ...  "
Color
 11
colors, brightness, hdr, tn, lower
+100%
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" ...  UPDATED: Pictures show how HDR (actually just 8-bit FRC in Windows mode, not real 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.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  The colors on this display as truly amazing with incredibly high color accuracy.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm thoroughly enjoying the viewing angles, deep blacks and vibrant colors, which TN panels lack.  ...  "
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" ...  Best colors i've seen on a monitor - extremely comparable to my dell P2715q.  ...  "
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" ...  The colours are very rich and the panel is VERY bright (I was used to a supposed 350 nit TN 144 Hz before and the difference is huge).  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 10
asus, acer, sync, returning, quality
+60%
-40%
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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.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Refresh Rate
 9
refresh rate, rate, refresh, panel, nvidia
+100%
comment
" ...  I was looking for an IPS panel, high refresh rate, for the main use of 80% gaming and 20% to work. ... The refresh rate is good  ...  "
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" ...  It is not possible to use HDR and the 144hz refresh rate simultaneously.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Resolution
 8
4k, freesync, 144hz, 1440p, ips
+88%
-13%
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" ...  I also discovered that the monitor accepted a 4k input which is great for use with a PS4 Pro. ... HDR appears to cap out at 120hz.  ...  "
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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  ...  "
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" ...  UPDATED: Pictures show how HDR (actually just 8-bit FRC in Windows mode, not real HDR) works to improve the color gamut in Hitman 2. ... 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  ...  "
Product Reliability
 7
+57%
-43%
comment
" ...  I bought this product about a week ago.  ...  "
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" ...  This is the monitor I've been waiting on for years.  ...  "
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" ...  But we can expect next year right?  ...  "
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" ...  But we can expect next year right?  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
amd, speed, monitor, mode, gaming
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Speed was the only/best option for gaming.  ...  "
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" ...  I prefer 2K and the significant GPU performance.  ...  "
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" ...  AMD GPUs perform very well on this monitor. ... For me, HDR mode on AMD GPUs performs better than Nvidia.  ...  "
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" ...  AMD GPUs perform very well on this monitor. ... For me, 8-bit FRC mode on AMD GPUs performs better than Nvidia.  ...  "
Ports
 6
monitor, use, displayport, 1, usb
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  For example: Club3D CAC-2068 DisplayPort 1.4/HBR3. ... I went from 0 (old cable) to 1 with new cable.  ...  "
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" ...  I disagree, it is 1,5 m long, enough at least for my needs (my PC sits under my deskt and the cable permits rotating the monitor with no problem).  ...  "
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" ...  I HIGHLY recommend a usb-c to HDMI adapter or use DP for the connection - it seemed to improve the quality of my image .  ...  "
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" ...  - Different power cables for other countries. ... If you use freesync, HDMI 2.0 will work just fine.  ...  "
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" ...  - Different power cables for other countries. ... If you use freesync, HDMI 2.0 will work just fine.  ...  "
Software Platform
 5
bit, monitor, windows, nvidia, freesync
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  As my first time with a Gigabyte product I can say I am truly dissatisfied and am wondering why I didn't stick with ASUS.  ...  "
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" ...  The OS typography is not sharp as on other IPS panel.  ...  "
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" ...  Stuck Pixel- I have one stuck pixel which I couldn't fix using common methods.  ...  "
Picture Quality
 5
quality, picture, monitor, bezels, amazing
+100%
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" ...  Image Quality is simply beautiful to me.  ...  "
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" ...  It had negligible back-light bleed and stunning image quality.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Cables
 5
dp, would, use, short, resolution
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  I went from 0 (old cable) to 1 with new cable.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I disagree, it is 1,5 m long, enough at least for my needs (my PC sits under my deskt and the cable permits rotating the monitor with no problem).  ...  "
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" ...  - Different power cables for other countries.  ...  "
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" ...  - Different power cables for other countries.  ...  "
Returns
 5
return, process, gigabyte, request, panel
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  I had a lot of trouble using the monitor for 6 hours and decided to return.  ...  "
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" ...  You must return the item with 30 days of starting the RMA process. ... The amazon return window has already expired so I have started the RMA process with gigabyte.  ...  "
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" ...  You must return the item with 30 days of starting the RMA process. ... The amazon return window has already expired so I have started the RMA process with gigabyte.  ...  "
Controls
 4
nvidia, bpc, turn, rma, return
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  There are some bugs, for example, some hotkeys do not activate the assigned function (Crosshair is one)  ...  "
Price
 4
money, best, value, right, feel
+100%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
+100%
comment
" ...  The built feels VERY sturdy, and the monitor is HEAVY!  ...  "
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" ...  The build quality is just incomparable, its amazing, the stand metal and has plenty of adjustment and RGB(why not).  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  9.33 meters
Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
Display
Refresh Rate:  144 Hz
Type:  LED 
144 Hz
REFRESH RATE
9.33 meters
SIZE
LED
TYPE
Yes
HDMI