Asus ROG Strix XG49VQ with 49″ Ultrawide Panel and 144Hz Refresh Rate

Asus this week showcased a new monitor in their popular ROG Strix gaming lineup. The new ROG Strix XG49VQ is a massive 49″ in size with a double Full HD resolution of 3840 x 1080, 32:9 aspect ratio and 1800R curve. Being aimed at gamers the screen of course supports a high refresh rate, in this case 144Hz. While the screen doesn’t pack the high resolution of some other recently announced 49″ screens like the Dell U4919DW for instance (5120 x 1440, limited to 60Hz though) it does offer that all important higher refresh rate for gaming. Also keep in mind that powering a screen at this lower resolution at 144Hz should be a lot easier on your system than trying to power the higher res.

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