With GPUs achieving significant performance gains with every iteration, the price to performance ratio on current GPUs are quite attractive for Gamers. GPUs like the RTX 2060 and GTX 1660 have the ability to effortlessly deliver silky smooth frame rates on AAA game titles at maximum detail on 1080p and 1440p resolutions. The same can be said for the high-end RTX 2080 Ti, easily handling games at the 4K resolution with an average FPS of 100 or so with some tuning. But what’s the point of hitting a 100 FPS on 4K if you don’t have a monitor worthy of the GPU? Enter the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ. The largest gaming monitor in the ROG lineup, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ is a wholly immersive UWQHD curved monitor at a whopping 35 inches of screen real estate with AMD Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync , a 100Hz refresh rate, and the exclusive Extreme Low Motion Blur technology. Crafted with the DNA you’d typically find on Asus ROG Laptops, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ looks nothing but futuristic. Clad in black/dark grey with a matte black finish and hints of red, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ features an attractive design with its sleek profile and slim bezels. The super narrow bezel design, makes it the ideal solution for almost-seamless multi-display setups, ideal for total immersion. The body is of a premium build quality including an aluminum stand and matte plastics. As for ergonomics, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ features a stand that’s ergonomically designed to offer extensive swivel, tilt, and height adjustment and is VESA mount compatible. Designed to give you the ideal and most comfortable viewing angle.
Connections wise, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ offers a wide, robust selection of connectivity options. The following connector ports to cover your needs – an HDMI 2.0, an HDMI 1.4, a DisplayPort 1.2, a headphones jack, and two USB 3.0 ports. The cable management bracket at the back is a welcome feature to make your setting tidy.
Utilizing a VA panel, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ has a 2500:1 contrast ratio to give you phenomenal black shades as well as exceptionally superior relation between the brightest and darkest colors. With a curvature of 178 degrees, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ ensures wide viewing angles with a 100% sRGB color gamut. A staggering curved display of 35-inches, the UWQHD screen resolution of a staggering 3440×1440 pixels is highly immersive with crisp and vibrant image quality in games. At roughly 106 pixels per inch, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ has offers an abundance of detail, whether it be games or movies. The VA panel also has a blazing quick response time of 4 ms.
Optimized and calibrated accordingly for gaming straight out of the box, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ delivers exceptional image quality and crisp details. The VA panel used has a remarkable level of color and brightness uniformity, with both scaling well at 100% brightness as well as top-notch greyscale performance and absolutely no backlight bleeding. While normal panels use PWM to control brightness levels, the 300 cd/㎡ bright VA panel on the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ uses non-conventional methods for a flicker free display.
While the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ does feature a VA panel, smearing and ghosting in high action scenes can be reduced via the On-Screen Display menu by increasing the overdrive setting from 0 to 5. To take things further, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ features backlight strobing technology, or as Asus calls it, Extreme Low Motion Blur. Designed for fixed refresh rates at 85Hz and 100Hz, this technology eliminates ghosting to a certain extent as well. If you have an AMD or Nvidia Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync -compatible GPU, you can utilize the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ’s Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync technology, synchronizing your GPU frame rates with the monitor frame rates. Eliminating all stuttering and tearing. The Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ supports Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync from 48 Hz to 100Hz over DisplayPort and HDMI 2.0 ports and LFC is supported.
Performance specifications and features aside, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ offers a host offers exclusive game enhancing features in the OSD. The OSD joystick at the back of the monitor makes navigation through the menu and features quick and easy. The OSD offers pre-calibrated picture presets such as – FPS, RTS/RPG, MOBA, Racing, sRGB, User, Scenery and Cinema. Picture In Picture and Picture By Picture modes and the Asus GamePlus feature which offers crosshair overlays, an on-screen timer, and an FPS counter. The crosshair overlay provides four different crosshair options, giving you the luxury to select the one that best suits the shooter you’re currently playing.
The Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ also has built in TUV Rheinland-certified Asus Ultra-low Blue Light filters to prevent eye strain for prolonged hours of marathon gaming sessions and has four different filter settings. Quite the bang for the buck don’t you think?
While all settings can be accessed through the On Screen Display, Asus takes it up a notch and offers a faster way to access said settings. The Asus-Exclusive software, the DisplayWidget is a utility software that lets users easily and quickly tweak settings or configure ASUS GameVisual, App Sync and blue light filters on the fly.
As with the current trend, no piece of hardware is gaming hardware unless it has RGB lighting. The ASUS ROG Strix XG35VQ monitor has built in AuraSync Lighting technology which allows you to synchronize the glowing RGB ring at the back of the monitor with the rest of your AuraSync-compatible gear. With up to 16 million colors, you can customize the glowing RGB ring with up to 12 different built in presets. Built in presets are Static, Breathing, Strobing, Rainbow, Color cycle, Comet, Flash & dash, Wave, Glowing Yo Yo, Starry night, Music effect and CPU Temperature.
The stand has an also has an LED -powered Light Signature which lets you create and customize light-projection effects on the desktop surface right below. It includes two ROG logo covers and one blank cover for creating customized light projections that show your unique gaming style.
A high end monitor, the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ is a 4K worthy gaming monitor of premium quality and features. A quick recap – The days of frustrating lag when playing fast-paced games are gone: With an incredible 100Hz refresh rate, ROG Strix XG35VQ gives you the upper hand in first-person-shooters, racers, real-time strategy, role-playing, and sports titles. The Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ also features the latest ASUS-exclusive Extreme Low Motion Blur technology, which achieves 1ms MPRT to eliminate smearing and motion blur, and makes objects in motion look sharper, so gameplay is more fluid and responsive. The Adaptive-Sync/FreeSync technology delivers the smoothest, fastest, and most breathtaking gaming visuals imaginable by eliminating screen tearing and choppy frame rates, and by minimizing display stutter and input lag. ROG Strix XG35VQ gives you seamless, lag-free visuals when playing the latest games with fast-moving visuals.
Futuristic design and rich connectivity, Flawless image quality with high contrast, crisp details, and vibrant colors and plenty of gaming features.
We highly recommend the Asus ROG Strix XG35VQ.