NVIDIA has revealed a pretty big new announcement for high-end gamers during CES 2020 this week. The newest G-Sync monitor has been announced. The 24.5 inch display will support 1080p resolution, which is pretty standard in modern times. But the real news here is that it’s the world’s first 360Hz display. It’s being simply titled the ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz.
The company is partnering with manufacturer ASUS to produce the ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz display panel. The panel will be marketed towards high-end competitive gaming teams and brands, as well as enthusiast consumers. The exceedingly high refresh rate is crucial for twitch skill in competitive shooters, where microseconds count when lining up your target.
No details on price or a release date yet though. Expect to pay a premium price though. And if you’re rig isn’t on the cutting edge of performance and you’re considering grabbing this monitor, now is the time to upgrade. If you want to see more of the new panel, check out the teaser video below.
This is of course just one of many panel and display related announcements coming out of CES 2020. Alongside the ASUS ROG Swift 360Hz, other companies have jumped into the ring with their own offerings. ACER announced a new OLED 55” PC gaming monitor, due in Q3 2020. The $3,000 monitor will have a 120Hz refresh rate, as well as 0.5 ms response times. The monitor also bundles support for HDR and other features too.
On the console side of things, Microsoft teased a bit about the new Xbox Series X. The device will support 8K resolutions. Although there is some confusion about supported inputs and outputs as AMD made a major mistake during the keynote, using the wrong image in their presentation.