AOC AG271QG: 165Hz 27-inch G-Sync IPS Gaming Monitor

The AOC AG271QG is the latest addition to AOC’S AGON line of hardcore gaming monitors with the first being the AOC AG271QX. Formally known as the AOC AGON AG271QG, the 27 inch monitor has a 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution meaning it has an excellent pixel density of 109 pixels per inch. It’s equipped with a 165Hz monitor and puts in direct competition of a handful of other monitors. Supplmenting this goodness is NVIDIA G-Sync technology, which means that if you’ve got a compatible NVIDIA card your monitors refresh rate will be synchronized to graphic card’s frame rate and prevent any stuttering or screen tearing. The brightness is rated at 350 cd/m² while the contrast ratio is 1000:1.

The IPS panel that the AG271QG has has better color reproduction and has wider viewing angles than the more common TN panels, but at a cost of slightly higher response time. Built with gamers specifically in mind, the AGON AG271QG also has AOC Flicker-Free Technology that removes any screen flickering and limits possible eye strain when gaming for long hours. Other gaming specific feature include a Game Color and Shadow Control enhancement to reveal details that may go unnoticed otherwise.

AOC AG271QG back

The gaming monitor has an adjustable stand with markings that lets users to quickly and precisely adjust their height, tilt, and swivel. If you wish to use a monitor arm mount or have a multi monitor setup you’re in luck because the monitor is also VESA compatible. The AOC AG271QG includes a hook for hanging your headphones and two 2 watt speakers. Included with the monitor are numerous cables: HDMI, DisplayPort, audio, USB 3.0, and power.

AOC AG271QG Specifications
Panel TypeIPS
Screen Size27 inches
Resolution2560 x 1440
Aspect Ratio16:9
Refresh Rate144Hz
Response Time4ms
Adaptive SyncG-Sync
Connection Option(s)HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2
Built-in SpeakersYes
VESA Mount CompatibilityYes
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Simon Purcell
Simon Purcell
Simon has invested more time and energy in DOTA 2 than he cares to admit. Nowadays he's shifted his focus on tech and finds himself more at peace knowing there's no MMR to obsess over. Now it's MHz and GHz instead.

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