Asus and NVIDIA announce the “world’s fastest” gaming monitor with 500 Hz

Asus teamed up with NVIDIA to launch this monitor with the highest refresh rate in the world.

Asus and NVIDIA have surprised the gaming world by announcing the first gaming monitor with a refresh rate of 500 Hz: Asus ROG Swift 500 Hz G-Sync.

The presentation took place in the middle of Computex 2022 in Taiwan , where NVIDIA was present to give references to its latest releases. Although there was no announcement of the 40 series of its graphics cards, there was promotion of new hardware with its technology.

“A formidable jump”

The Asus ROG Swift 500 Hz G-Sync has been designed “from the ground up for esports,” says NVIDIA. At the heart of its underlying technology is a new type of display panel called an E-TN (eSports Twisted Nematic) panel. The screen has the E-TN Full HD (1920 x 1080) of 24.1 inches.

While it is true, there may be doubts about how much this type of scope will really benefit players, both companies claim that there is, for example, easier tracking of moving targets, improved system latency and minimized ghosting. (ghosting).

Other complementary gaming technologies packed into this monitor include adjustable esports rumble, full NVIDIA Reflex Analyzer support, as well as the original G-Sync appeal of supporting variable refresh rates in sync with your graphics card’s output. for the smoothest gaming visuals.

Two years ago, the same companies introduced a 360 Hz gaming monitor.

Price and availability

At the moment, there is neither data, so it will be necessary to wait to know these important points, as well as other specifications such as the usual brightness, contrast and color gamut statistics.