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Asus Debuts a 500Hz PC Video Gaming Screen for the Esports Crowd

The 1080p screen loads a brand-new ‘Esport TN’ screen panel to allow the crazy-high refresh rate.

Asus is taking PC video gaming keeps track of to the next level with a 24-inch screen including a 500Hz refresh rate. The ROG Swift 500Hz, revealed(Opens in a brand-new window) today at Computex by Nvidia and Asus, has actually been accredited as a G-Sync screen.

It might seem like overkill, however the ROG Swift 500Hz is developed for esports gamers searching for an edge in competitive video gaming. 

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You can currently discover 360Hz screens on the marketplace. Nevertheless, Asus had the ability to press the refresh rate even further by utilizing an updated TN panel called Esport TN or E-TN, which is developed to provide 60% much better reaction times over basic TN panels for enhanced video gaming latency. 

Nvidia demoed the benefits of the 500Hz refresh rate in a video(Opens in a brand-new window) comparing the innovation to existing 240Hz and 144Hz screens. The clip shows the 500Hz refresh supplying smoother animations for much easier targeting in a first-person shooter game. Opponent challengers ought to likewise appear a bit previously on the screen, offering the gamer a much better possibility to lock on and fire. 

The ROG Swift 500Hz likewise features Nvidia’s Reflex Analyze, enabling owners to adjust the screen settings “for the lowest possible input lag, without stuttering or tearing,” Asus stated. 

“You’ll see every moment as it happens, without waiting for the screen to refresh—allowing you to make your move before your enemy even sees you coming,” the business included. 

Naturally, to make this all possible, you’ll require a PC with an effective graphics card efficient in rendering games at 500 frames per second. You may even require to decrease the game’s graphics setting to reach the 500Hz barrier.

On the drawback, the upcoming item just has a 1080p screen resolution. TN panels are likewise understood for minimal seeing angles, making them less perfect for enjoying movies with a group.

There’s no word on when the ROG Swift 500Hz will introduce or how much it’ll cost. Asus will likely share more details in the coming months.

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