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ASUS made an even bigger curved monitor especially for gamers

The company's new RoG display sits at the top of the company's lineup.
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Yeah, ASUS, we get it: You're really into games these days. About halfway through the company's Republic of Gamers press conference here at Computex in Taipei, the company previewed its latest gamer-friendly monitor: a curved 35-inch Quantum Dot LCD panel with a max resolution of 3,440 x 1,440, plus HDR support and a maximum 200MHz refresh rate.

It's technically called the ROG Swift PG35VQ, though no one would blame you for not remembering that. As you've probably guessed by its resolution, this one runs at an ultra-wide 21:9 aspect ratio. More importantly, this display now sits at the top of the company's lineup; it just barely edges out the existing 34-inch Swift PG348Q, for those keeping track.

Throw in industry-standard support for NVIDIA's G-Sync and you've got yourself one of the most tantalizing new display options out there, period. It's also worth noting that if you're not a gamer, you'd probably still enjoy the screen's beautiful absurdity: The PG35VQ is utter overkill for Excel, for instance, but just think of how many rows and columns you could immerse yourself in at one. (Then again, the slightly garish etchings around back the lighting effects at the monitor's three-pronged base won't be for everyone.) Alas, we're not yet sure how much this display will cost -- we'll report back as we learn more.

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