ASUS TUF Gaming VG28U 4K IPS Monitor Review
Published: 25th March 2022 | Source: ASUS | Price: |
With a 28" panel and a widely spaced stand the TUF VG28U has a decent footprint and requires a bit more of your desk than the average panel.
The reverse of the TUF is subtle on the actual panel - no swathes of RGB lights to make your wall glow - but the stand is fully TUF Gaming branded.
The clean lines of the front are in part because the control nipple/joystick is to be found on the rear. However it's easy to find with your fingers and crisp enough that you aren't left struggling to change the setting you desire on the OSD.
Thin bezels are the way forwards, although we've always chuckled that this quest for less plastic on the outside has left us with monitors where the picture doesn't fill the available screen. We're not sure if that's better, but it's the way the market has gone. We're not against it.
The stand has a huge amount of adjustment built into it. Height in particular is excellent, perfect for ensuring you're not hunched over your desk and all the long-term posture problems that can bring. No matter whether you're a NBA player or jockey you'll find a height to suit you.
If, like us, you love pinball games or arcade SHMUPs then the portrait mode will be just your thing. Any time we can use the stand that is supplied with the monitor instead of immediately investing in a better VESA option scores points with us.
Two HDMI 2.1 ports and two HDMI 2.0 cater to all your 4K120 needs, whilst the DisplayPort 1.4 handles the alternate connection method should you prefer.
There is also two USB 3.2G1 ports on the rear, perfect if you want the flexibility to place your TrackIR, Stream Deck or similar exactly where you want with the minimum of cable mess.
Elden ring sure looks nice with HDR on and toned down brightness as do others like doom eternal the glow is what i notice in the deeper blacks most when playing.
my 1440p was £350 but the stand mine has is really nice something often a 2nd thought but 4k 144hz if it's say around £550 is not a bad buy at all, i'd find it hard to spend more than that on a monitor myself, but with monitors it's a mine field more than other PC components.Quote