Asus ROG Strix XG27UQ with 4K at 144Hz with Display Stream Compression (DSC)

We’ve already seen one display from Asus announced featuring Display Stream Compression (DSC), allowing for the support of high resolutions, at high refresh rates from a single DisplayPort connection, and without the need for chroma sub-sampling. The 43″ XG43UQ was the first to be announced using this alternative compression technology. Asus have also showcased a smaller 27″ model at this year’s Gamescom event, the ROG Strix XG27UQ.

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ASUS ROG Previews World’s First Monitor with Display Stream Compression Technology at E3 2019

After a bit of holiday time and a busy week or so reviewing the Asus ROG Swift PG35VQ we are just catching up on some interesting news pieces we missed in recent weeks. A couple of weeks back at the AMD “Next Horizon Gaming” event at E3 2019 Asus previewed a new 43-inch gaming monitor and the world’s first with Display Stream Compression (DSC) technology. Display Stream Compression technology is an industry-wide compression standard for transporting ultra-high definition video streams across a single interface at high speed with no perceptible loss of visual quality. This will allow Asus to deliver ultra HD resolution (3840 x 2160) at a high 144Hz refresh rate over a single DisplayPort 1.4 connection, without the need to sacrifice colour depth or chroma.

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