Asus PG329Q Review

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Critics loved the ASUS PG329Q monitor’s suitability for gamers with its high refresh rates, fast response times, and low input lags. However, they were slightly disappointed with its SDR brightness limitations and poor black levels.


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Product Snapshot


The ASUS PG329Q is the brand’s top-tier gaming monitor released in 2020. It delivers fantastic gaming performance with a native refresh rate of 165Hz that can be overclocked up to 175Hz, higher than the 160Hz of the LG34GP83A, a swift response time, and a low input lag. And paired with its QHD resolution, precise color accuracy, and comprehensive color gamut coverage, you are promised to have an immersive gaming experience with superb image quality.

Overall, with ELMB Sync for smoother motion and being packed into a sleek design, it makes for the perfect choice for gamers with its excellent gaming performance. Keep reading this ASUS PG329Q review to learn more about what experts have to say about it, and don’t forget to check out our list of the top computer monitors to find the one that best suits your needs.


our Verdict

Say goodbye to screen tears and get ready to take full advantage of your GPU’s power with the ASUS PG329Q monitor. With a high refresh rate of up to 175Hz, a swift response time, and low input lag, plus the ELMB Sync feature, gaming has never been more enjoyable. Plus, its QHD resolution and vast color gamut deliver exceptional image quality, even without 4K support. Unfortunately, it doesn’t allow for brightness adjustment in SDR mode and has poor black levels, so you may miss out on some details in darker scenes.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Swift response time
  • Features ELMB Sync
  • Wide color gamut coverage
  • High refresh rate
  • Low input lag
  • HDR(High Dynamic Range) support

Reason to Avoid

  • Limited sRGB brightness
  • Lacks Pivot adjustment
  • Poor black levels
  • Mediocre contrast ratio

Asus PG329Q Specs

Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs2
Max Resolution2560 x 1440
Panel TypePanel TypeIPS
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time1 ms
Screen size32"

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Test Results

Brightness (nits)529
Contrast Ratio (as ratio x:1)590
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)95
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)100
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)100
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)0
Response Time (ms)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Left)0
Horizontal Viewing Angle (Washout Right)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Above)0
Vertical Viewing Angle (Washout Below)0
Reflections % (Total Reflections)0

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  • IGN

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    Asus’ ROG Swift PG329Q is a solid gaming monitor that stumbles short of greatness. Its… Read More


  • T3

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    The ASUS ROG Swift PG329Q is a quality 32-inch gaming monitor to join the ROG… Read More


    Geraint Evans
  • Display Ninja

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    The ASUS PG329Q is a 32″ 1440p 175Hz IPS gaming monitor with a wide Adobe… Read More


    Rob Shafer

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