Results 1 to 12 of 12

Thread: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    28,924
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,865 times in 638 posts

    AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Boasts a 27-inch 4K IPS screen plus Nvidia G-Sync technology. Priced at £699 in the UK.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member Xlucine's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    1,612
    Thanks
    235
    Thanked
    122 times in 104 posts
    • Xlucine's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus TUF B450M-plus
      • CPU:
      • 3700X
      • Memory:
      • 16GB @ 3.2 Gt/s
      • Storage:
      • Crucial MX500 1TB, Crucial MX100 512GB, 2TB hard disk
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA 980ti
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic S12G-550
      • Case:
      • Silverstone TJ08-E
      • Operating System:
      • W10 pro
      • Monitor(s):
      • Viewsonic vx3211-2k-mhd, Dell P2414H
      • Internet:
      • Plusnet 70 Mb/s

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    What's the pokey bit on the side for? Headphone rack?

  3. #3
    Registered+
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    6 times in 5 posts

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Why HDMI 1.4 and DP 1.2?

  4. Received thanks from:

    Pleiades (17-03-2017)

  5. #4
    Registered+
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Chesterfield
    Posts
    88
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • Cr@ig's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI B350 Tomahawk AM4
      • CPU:
      • AMD RYZEN 5 1600 @ 4.00 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB DDR4 3200 @ 3600
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 960 Evo M.2 NVMe 2 x Samsung 850 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ Limited Edition 8GB
      • PSU:
      • 850W Corsair RM850X ATX PSU
      • Case:
      • NZXT H440 2015 Ed Black/Red Window
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC AGON AG322QCX
      • Internet:
      • ZEN Unlimited Fibre 2

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    The Freesync AOC AGON AG322QCX 32" model i would say it a better option.

    Yes its 1440p panel but you get a VA panel 31.5" monitor with 4ms and 144hz at £519 vs Gsync £699 for 27" 4K but only 60hz and 4ms

    Out of the 2 the Freesync version seems much better as a user experience and £180 cheaper?

  6. #5
    Registered+
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Chesterfield
    Posts
    88
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • Cr@ig's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI B350 Tomahawk AM4
      • CPU:
      • AMD RYZEN 5 1600 @ 4.00 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB DDR4 3200 @ 3600
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 960 Evo M.2 NVMe 2 x Samsung 850 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ Limited Edition 8GB
      • PSU:
      • 850W Corsair RM850X ATX PSU
      • Case:
      • NZXT H440 2015 Ed Black/Red Window
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC AGON AG322QCX
      • Internet:
      • ZEN Unlimited Fibre 2

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Are any of these monitors HDR enabled?

  7. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Posts
    313
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked
    34 times in 29 posts
    • iworrall's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus B350M TUF Gaming
      • CPU:
      • AMD Ryzen 2700X
      • Memory:
      • 32GB C14 Team Group "Dark Pro"
      • Storage:
      • 512Gb Samsung 970 Evo NVMe
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix Advanced GTX1080
      • PSU:
      • BeQuiet 1KW
      • Case:
      • Thermaltake Core V21
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 / Kubuntu 19.04
      • Monitor(s):
      • Acer Predator X34A
      • Internet:
      • Sky Fibre

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    What's the pokey bit on the side for? Headphone rack?
    Yes, judging from reviews of other models.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cr@ig View Post
    The Freesync AOC AGON AG322QCX 32" model i would say it a better option.

    Yes its 1440p panel but you get a VA panel 31.5" monitor with 4ms and 144hz at £519 vs Gsync £699 for 27" 4K but only 60hz and 4ms

    Out of the 2 the Freesync version seems much better as a user experience and £180 cheaper?
    Nvidia GPUs don't speak Freesync, and AMD GPUs don't speak G-Sync (I think).

    G-Sync & Freesync are just different enough to be incompatible.

  8. Received thanks from:

    Xlucine (16-03-2017)

  9. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2017
    Posts
    220
    Thanks
    3
    Thanked
    16 times in 16 posts

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    With all the 144hz around, is a 60hz really a Gaming monitor? Is there anything that isn't getting the "Gaming" suffix?

  10. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    368
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    23 times in 17 posts
    • Bagpuss's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Pro Wi-Fi
      • CPU:
      • Intel i9-9900K
      • Memory:
      • 32GB Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro DDR4 3400
      • Storage:
      • Gigabyte 512GB NVMe SSD, Crucial 1Tb NVMe SSD, 6Tb Seagate 7200
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA 2080 Black Edition
      • PSU:
      • Corsair 850 RMx 850 Gold
      • Case:
      • Fractal Meshify C Copper Front Panel
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • LG UK850 27in 4K HDR Freesync/Gsync
      • Internet:
      • Three Mobile 4G Unlimited Data (35-45Mbit)

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    4K on a 27 inch screen...does it come with a free magnifying glass?

  11. #9
    Registered+
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Chesterfield
    Posts
    88
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • Cr@ig's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI B350 Tomahawk AM4
      • CPU:
      • AMD RYZEN 5 1600 @ 4.00 Ghz
      • Memory:
      • Corsair Vengeance LED 16GB DDR4 3200 @ 3600
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Samsung 960 Evo M.2 NVMe 2 x Samsung 850 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire RX 580 Nitro+ Limited Edition 8GB
      • PSU:
      • 850W Corsair RM850X ATX PSU
      • Case:
      • NZXT H440 2015 Ed Black/Red Window
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 64 bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • AOC AGON AG322QCX
      • Internet:
      • ZEN Unlimited Fibre 2

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Freesync is AMD only and Gsync is Nvidia only that's for sure.

    Point is though when looking at the features/performance of both screens vs cost, it seems to be a much better deal going for the AMD setup?

  12. #10
    Senior Member kalniel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    29,196
    Thanks
    1,520
    Thanked
    2,933 times in 2,376 posts
    • kalniel's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte X58A UD3R rev 2
      • CPU:
      • Intel Xeon X5680
      • Memory:
      • 12gb DDR3 2000
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia GTX 1060 6GB
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic 600W
      • Case:
      • Cooler Master HAF 912
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2311H
      • Internet:
      • O2 8mbps

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagpuss View Post
    4K on a 27 inch screen...does it come with a free magnifying glass?
    Pixel density is good Dell do a 25" 4k even - one's sat on my colleague's desk next to me.

    Cr@ig, 1440p high refresh vs 4k normal refresh are for quite different uses so you can't say one is better than the other in general. The former will be better for twitch based shooters etc, while the latter will be better for RTS and non-gaming tasks.

  13. #11
    Anthropomorphic Personification shaithis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    The Last Aerie
    Posts
    10,838
    Thanks
    645
    Thanked
    871 times in 735 posts
    • shaithis's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P8Z77 WS
      • CPU:
      • i7 3770k @ 4.5GHz
      • Memory:
      • 32GB HyperX 1866
      • Storage:
      • Lots!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire Fury X
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX850
      • Case:
      • Corsair 600T (White)
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • 2 x Dell 3007
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb Fibre

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    I find the text can get small at 4K on a 65" screen.....eek @ 25"!
    Main PC: Asus Rampage IV Extreme / 3960X@4.5GHz / Antec H1200 Pro / 32GB DDR3-1866 Quad Channel / Sapphire Fury X / Areca 1680 / 850W EVGA SuperNOVA Gold 2 / Corsair 600T / 2x Dell 3007 / 4 x 250GB SSD + 2 x 80GB SSD / 4 x 1TB HDD (RAID 10) / Windows 10 Pro, Yosemite & Ubuntu
    HTPC: AsRock Z77 Pro 4 / 3770K@4.2GHz / 24GB / GTX 1080 / SST-LC20 / Antec TP-550 / Hisense 65k5510 4K TV / HTC Vive / 2 x 240GB SSD + 12TB HDD Space / Race Seat / Logitech G29 / Win 10 Pro
    HTPC2: Asus AM1I-A / 5150 / 4GB / Corsair Force 3 240GB / Silverstone SST-ML05B + ST30SF / Samsung UE60H6200 TV / Windows 10 Pro
    Spare/Loaner: Gigabyte EX58-UD5 / i950 / 12GB / HD7870 / Corsair 300R / Silverpower 700W modular
    NAS 1: HP N40L / 12GB ECC RAM / 2 x 3TB Arrays || NAS 2: Dell PowerEdge T110 II / 24GB ECC RAM / 2 x 3TB Hybrid arrays || Network:Buffalo WZR-1166DHP w/DD-WRT + HP ProCurve 1800-24G
    Laptop: Lenovo Flex 2 / 12GB RAM / 240GB Corsair Force 3 Printer: HP CP1515n || Phone: HTC One U11 || Other: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Pro 10.1 CM12.1 / Playstation 4 + G29 + 2TB Hybrid drive

  14. #12
    Cinnamon Roll Ozaron's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2017
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    538
    Thanks
    61
    Thanked
    30 times in 29 posts
    • Ozaron's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z170 SLI Plus
      • CPU:
      • i5-6600K @ 4.3GHz
      • Memory:
      • 16GB HyperX DDR4 2666MHz CL14
      • Storage:
      • Toshiba X300 4TB (2), Samsung 850 Evo 500GB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire R9 Fury Nitro
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic M12-II 620w
      • Case:
      • Corsair Obsidian 500D
      • Operating System:
      • W10 Enterprise 64bit
      • Monitor(s):
      • BenQ GW2765HT
      • Internet:
      • 2.5 MB/s ↓ 0.86 MB/s ↑ ~20ms

    Re: AOC AGON AG271UG 27-inch premium gaming monitor

    Quote Originally Posted by iworrall View Post
    Nvidia GPUs don't speak Freesync, and AMD GPUs don't speak G-Sync (I think).

    G-Sync & Freesync are just different enough to be incompatible.
    GSync will forever be incompatible with AMD cards, but Freesync is built on a standard that NVidia choose not to adhere to. Meaning, they COULD be compatible with Freesync monitors on GeForce, they just aren't because it would be pointless to spend all that dough on Gsync if you could just use a (much) cheaper Freesync monitor instead. For as long as Gsync's extra hardware and GeForce's better benchmarking performance hold true, Gsync will survive because it is essentially the only option.

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I find the text can get small at 4K on a 65" screen.....eek @ 25"!
    What... what do you DO with 65 inches of screen space? Do you have some fancy artwork open across half of your screen, that automatically rotates through a gallery's collection, for aesthetically pleasing and calming effect while working on the other half?
    Last edited by Ozaron; 20-03-2017 at 11:29 AM.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •