ASUS PG27AQ ROG Swift 27" 4K Monitor Review
Whenever we review monitors here at OC3D towers we regularly bemoan the poor quality stands that seem to be rife in the display world. Thankfully the stand that the Swift comes equipped with is magnificent. You don't realise how useful a portrait mode is until you have it available, although anyone who has a love for shoot-em-ups will appreciate the option to go into native Tate mode. It's particularly good for long documents or editing images, especially as it then apes the native view of our mobile devices.
You might see the back of your monitor as often as you see the back of your head, but that hasn't stopped the ASUS design team from making the most of the available real-estate to give us an extremely nice design. We've seen Lamborghinis with fewer angles. Speaking of angles the stand is surrounded by degree markers ensuring the most accurate adjustments you could hope to find.
The controls and inputs are mounted at the rear, even the USB pass-through, making sure that the front of the panel is as smooth as possible. The Swift supports both DisplayPort and HDMI inputs, although to make the most of its full capabilities it's better to utilise the DisplayPort. HDMI tops out at 24Hz but the DisplayPort supports [email protected]