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ROG Swift PG348Q Designed to Blow Away Even Hardcore Gamers

Gamers can seem a little jaded lot sometimes, especially when it comes to PC accessory releases. With the specs and power a gaming PC offers compared to a typical computer, it can be easy to be underwhelmed by the release of new gear. When it comes to monitors, however, people tend to pay attention. Technology has been advancing rapidly when it comes to displays and gamers have benefited tremendously from advances such ultra-wide displays, high resolution for incredibly sharp visual details, curved screens that wrap around a player for a more immersive experience and features like faster refresh rates and faster response times that offer a real performance advantage.

A faster PC with a more powerful video card offers a better gaming experience, but it’s the new gaming monitors that provide immediate visceral appeal. You see a new generation monitor with a game being played on it and you just want that. Tthe new ROG Swift PG348Q curved, ultra-wide, Quad HD monitor from ASUS takes that breathtaking first impression to a whole new level, ensuring it will be the stunning focal point of any PC gaming experience.

The gaming world has been buzzing about the ROG Swift PG348Q monitor since a concept version of it first made a surprise appearance at Comdex in June, 2015. Then the production model showed up at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, winning a CES Innovation Award. Besides killer specs, this display combines the latest technology and design innovations in a single package, with showcase features like a 34-inch ultra-wide Quad HD panel, a curved display with minimal bezels, Nvidia G-Sync support to eliminate screen tearing and deliver the smoothest graphics possible, an IPS panel with 100 percent sRBG gamut, high contrast ratio and even low blue light emission for reduced eyestrain in extended gaming sessions.

If you’re a gamer, this is the monitor you’ve been dreaming of.

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ROG Swift PG348Q Key Specifications

  • 34-inch ultra-wide, curved display with 21:9 aspect ratio @ 3440 x 1440 resolution
  • WLED panel with IPS technology
  • 100% sRGB colour gamut, 300cd/m² brightness, 1.07 billion display colours, 100:1 contrast ratio
  • Nvidia G-Sync technology
  • 5ms response time
  • TUV Rheinland certified Low Blue Light and Flicker-Free
  • 2 x 2-watt speakers
  • 1 x DisplayPort 1.2, 1 x HDMI (v1.4), 4 x USB 3.0
  • Tilt, swivel and height adjustable with smart cable management
  • VESA compatible
  • 11.1 kg

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No More Waiting, Thanks to Limited Time/Limited Quantity Bundles from Best Buy

Gamers have been waiting for the better part of a year for the ASUS ROG Swift PG348Q monitor to finally be available, and you know that after the lead-up its had and the reaction the monitor received at CES 2016, it’s going to be tough to get ahold of one.

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However … Best Buy is offering an exclusive opportunity after securing a very small supply of these hot new ROG monitors ahead of the pre-order launch. You can score a ROG Swift PG348Q gaming display with its fast refresh rates, stunning visual clarity and immersive ultra-wide, curved panel, bundled with one of the hottest gaming PCs on the planet. For example, team the monitor with the ROG G20AJ, a compact desktop gaming PC with cutting edge-looks, a tiny footprint and the performance of an Intel Core i7, 1TB hybrid hard drive/SSD and Nvidia GTX760-2GD5 video card.

The complete list of available bundles will be listed soon but don’t wait too long, because the combination of the year’s most hotly anticipated monitor and an ASUS Republic of Gamers PC is going to have gamers lining up.

Brad Moon
Editor Computing solutions
I’m a long-time electronics and gadget geek who’s been fortunate enough to enjoy a career that lets me indulge this interest. I have been writing about technology for several decades for a wide range of outlets including Wired, Gizmodo, Lifehacker, MSN,, Kiplinger, and GeekDad. I’m in my 10th year as a senior contributor for Forbes with a focus on reviewing music-related tech, Apple gear, battery power stations and other consumer electronics. My day job is with the Malware Research Center at AI-native cybersecurity pioneer CrowdStrike.