ASUS Unveils the ROG Strix XG49VQ Super Ultra-Wide HDR Gaming Monitor

ASUS has just unveiled their very, very wide ROG Strix XG49VQ 49-inch curved gaming monitor. This monitor has an aspect ratio of 32:9, or what you would get if you put two 16:9 monitors side-by-side.

You are going to get a resolution of 3840 x 1080 (half the pixels as 4K UHD) and an 1800R curve. The display also features VESA DisplayHDR 400, and AMD FreeSync HDR. Other notable specifications include a 144 Hz maximum refresh-rate, 178°/178° viewing-angles thanks to its VA panel, 4 ms (GTG) response time, and 450 cd/m² maximum brightness.

Display inputs do include DisplayPort 1.2a, and two HDMI 2.0 ports. There is also a 2-port USB hub and 5W stereo speakers. Like most ROG displays you’ll get full suite of ASUS GameFirst OSD utilities. No word yet on pricing.

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