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Asus Rog Strix XG49VQ Review

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Despite its heavy weight and G Sync incompatibility, the Asus ROG Strix XG49VQ remains a premium pick for gamers thanks to a swift response time, low input lag, and high refresh rate, and a wide screen.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Asus ROG Strix XG49VQ is a top-tier, 49-inch super ultra-wide display released in 2019 that pledges to deliver super accurate colors, as well as gaming features that avid players will find quite ideal. The HD gaming monitor boasts up to seven preset display modes to enhance game-specific visuals and Asus Shadow Boost Technology to emphasize dark scenes without overexposing brighter areas. The display also has a rapid 4ms response time that eliminates motion blur, as well as a low 4ms input lag to get rid of sluggishness and slow responses during gameplay. It offers a slightly wider field of view compared to the 48-inch Samsung Odyssey G9 and has a super-adjustable stand for easy positioning. Read through the rest of this Asus ROG Strix XG49VQ review to see whether or not it deserves a spot among some of the top computer monitors in the market.

Consensus

our Verdict

The Asus ROG Strix XG49VQ is an ultrawide display that promises to deliver maximum productivity and an immersive gaming experience. But it’s a bit on the heavy side, and it doesn’t have G Sync compatibility.

ReasonS to Buy

  • High color accuracy and contrast
  • 144Hz refresh rate delivers buttery smooth visuals
  • Fast response time and low input lag make it ideal for gaming
  • Good viewing angles

Reason to Avoid

  • Heavy weight makes it difficult to carry
  • No G Sync compatibility
  • No local dimming feature

Asus Rog Strix XG49VQ Specs

Display TypeLCD
HDMI Inputs2
HDR FormatHDR10
Max Resolution3840 x 1080
Panel TypePanel TypeVA
Refresh Rate144 Hz
Response TimeResponse Time4 ms
Screen size49"
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyAdaptive Sync

All Specs

Test Results

Brightness (nits)498
Contrast Ratio (as ratio, x:1)4,418
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 xy)0
Color Gamut/Accuracy % (DCI P3 uv)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (sRGB Coverage xy)99.3
Color Gamut % (Rec. 2020 Coverage xy)0
Color Gamut % (Rec. 709 Coverage xy)0
Input Lag (ms)0
Response Time (ms)0
Reflections % (Total Reflections)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

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Score Card

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Expert Score

77

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85

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True Score

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    64.71

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    70
    Asus’s latest gaming panel is a super-wide, 49-inch monster of a monitor with a high… Read More

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    61.84

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  • Expert Reviews UK
    51.58

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    80
    This 49in curved display’s stunning design and equally striking colours make it a fine gaming… Read More

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    35.14

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