ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ: curved gaming monitor with 144hz VA-matrix and a nice price

ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ is equipped with a curved WQHD (10801440) 8-bit VA-matrix with a diagonal of 31.5 inches, a radius of curvature of 1800R, and a refresh rate of 144 GHz. They promise a maximum brightness of 400 CD / m2, a static contrast of 3000:1 and viewing angles of 178° / 178° horizontally/vertically. There is support for the HDR10 standard. One of the interesting and useful chips for the gamer is the matrix response time (maximum) of 1 MS (MPRT), which is achieved due to the proprietary technology Extreme Low Motion Blur (ELMB), plus there is support for FreeSync. And these two functions can be used simultaneously. To connect the source, you can use the DisplayPort 1.2 and 2xhdmi 2.0 ports, there are built-in speakers and a headphone Jack.

What does ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ look like?

As it was written above, ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ does not have any RGB lights or exotic design delights. The monitor is made primarily of black matte plastic, has been used for a long time have become familiar “frameless” design. The frames on three sides are really thin, only the lower gap is slightly wider and protrudes above the overall plane of the monitor. It only has the ASUS logo on it. From the front, it is extremely difficult to determine that the monitor is aimed at a gaming audience. It will look quite appropriate in the office.

What about usability, adjustment, and connectors?

As we have already written, a five-position joystick on the right side of the monitor is used for control. Under it there are four more mechanical buttons: cancel (it also causes a “cheat sheet” with icons on the screen), the GamePlus function (displaying the sight, FPS or timer), switching game modes GameVisual and power. The buttons are large and it will be difficult to miss.

How does ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ have picture quality?

The monitor uses a curved VA matrix with a diagonal of 31.5 inches, a radius of curvature of 1800R, a resolution of 25×1440 and an anti-glare coating. It has a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz, a response time of 4 MS (gray to gray, GtG), and a minimum of 1 MS MPRT (Motion Picture Response Time). The maximum brightness is 400 CD / m2, and the monitor supports the HDR10 standard. The monitor produces a cool image with a very impressive margin of brightness, rich colors and good viewing angles, which is typical of VA-matrices.

How did you perform in the games?

From the point of view of games, ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ has everything you need: an impressive diagonal with the currently optimal (in my subjective opinion) resolution of 25×1440, a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz, and a number of useful features, including matrix overclocking, support for frame synchronization FreeSync and its own ELMB Sync (Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync), which can work simultaneously. As a result, even in the fastest and most dynamic shooters, the image turns out to be very smooth, without breaks, loops, or any noticeable artifacts.

Conclusion

When developing ASUS TUF Gaming VG32VQ, the company tried to make the most practical gaming monitor with everything you need, while making its cost low. In General, we can say that ASUS succeeded: the monitor is equipped with a fast VA-matrix with a high-quality image, an abundance of additional gaming features and chips such as frame rate synchronization, matrix overclocking, ELMB Sync (Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync), HDR support, the necessary set of interfaces and a bonus in the form of built-in speakers