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Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P Review – Outstanding 165Hz Refresh Rate, 1440p Gaming Monitor

4.5/5

You’ll be entirely impressed with the Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P gaming monitor to the fullest. With its 27-inch screen real estate, you can fully immerse yourself in your gaming and multimedia moments.

And with that much screen space, you can work on projects and watch a movie simultaneously, thanks to its spaciousness.

Being an IPS display, you’ll be able to play your games at a 165Hz refresh rate, which is fantastic for serious and casual gamers alike.

So before investing in this excellent gaming monitor, let’s dive right into the Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P review and see what this monitor will provide you with.

Specifications

  • Screen Size: 27-Inches
  • Resolution: 2560×1440 QHD
  • Refresh Rate: 165 Hz
  • Response Time: 1ms MPRT
  • Panel Type: IPS
  • Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
  • Brightness: 400 cd/m²
  • Screen Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Built-In Speakers: No
  • Stand Height, Swivel, Pivot, Tilt: Yes
  • VESA Mount Compatible, 100x100mm
  • Connectivity: 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 2x HDMI 2.0, 3x USB 3.0, 1x 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Weight: 26.3-lbs

Display Design

The Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P monitor has a nice black texture to the overall display design.

The gaming monitor will also immerse you fully thanks to its bezel-free design, which gives you more of a full absorption feel.

If you look at the display’s back, the monitor will give you a sweet, futuristic look to the overall design.

Thanks to its anti-glaring screen, you can fully enjoy the display because there are no glaring nor reflection, even when direct sunlight hits.

You’ll see the Gigabyte Aorus logo in the middle of the back stand, which also lights. Along with the RGB lights, which tapers down towards the logo as well. Making the display aesthetically pleasing and also giving you the matching ambient into your environment.

Additionally, the monitor’s stand will give the monitor full flexibility in freedom, and you’ll be able to adjust the height of the display from 130mm, tilt -5° to 21°, swivel 20°, and pivot 90° altogether, making the Aorus Fi27Q P great for working in different angles and positions.

Also, if you’re seeking to opt-in for a VESA mount, then you can because the display supports a 100x100mm VESA mount as well, giving the monitor full freedom of mobility.

Unfortunately, the Aorus Fi27Q P doesn’t equip with internal speakers, however thanks to its headphone jack, you can plug in your speakers or a pair of dedicated headsets.

And the display provides you ANC (Active Noise Cancelling) once you plug your headphones in, which is another bonus, giving you an immersive feel when listening to music and gaming as well.

Located on the back of the display, you’ll find the connectivity ports, consisting of one DisplayPort 1.4, two HDMI 2.0, three USB 3.0, and one 3.5mm Audio Jack. Making the Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P a versatile gaming monitor.

Performance and Features

The Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P provides you a 2560x1440p QHD resolution, with a 27-inch screen with more than enough screen real estate for extra space and multiple projects open simultaneously.

Being an IPS display, you won’t see any fading nor color disappearance thanks to its great 178-degree viewing angle, which is excellent for the moment to moment absorption.

The Aorus Fi27Q P offers you a 110% sRGB and a 95% DCI-P3 gamut and color coverage, which is essential for gaming and color grading projects.

The color coverage that the display provides you is excellent for photo work, creative projects, and color grading overall. And the display color coverage will give you more color vibrancy and elegant colors.

With a contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a brightness level of 400 cd/m², this is normal for an IPS panel and will give you great ranges of contrast and brightness to adjust around.

Also, the DCI-P3 will provide you more color depth and allows you to view the display realistically thanks to its refined realistic colors. Compared to traditional sRGB, DCI-P3 will give you more great color ranges that you can experience.

Along with the displays high pixel density of 108 pixels per inch, making multimedia and gaming refined, sharper, and smoother to your eyes.

In addition, the Aorus Fi27Q P doesn’t have any backlight bleeding at all, which is another plus on our books of awesomeness.

The Aorus Fi27Q P has FreeSync and G-Sync as well. Once enabled, there won’t be any graphical lag nor ghosting. You’ll only experience pure smoothness and excellent buttery-like graphics, which is outstanding.

And you’ll be able to use the OSD Side Kick feature, which lets you use the on-screen display OSD instead of using the traditional physical buttons.

However, the Aorus Fi27Q P does equip with a joystick to control the OSD as well if you don’t plan on using the on screen OSD menu.

Pros

  • The color is truly amazing and provides you true color depth.
  • Highly aesthetically pleasing display, along with superb material design.
  • Excellent 165Hz refresh rate, making the display great for serious gaming.
  • The monitor is curved, allowing you to be fully immersed in the moment.

Cons

  • Stand base may take a lot of room due to its size.
  • The in-game features such as Game Assist aren’t user-friendly and may take a while to adjust.

Conclusion

The Gigabyte Aorus Fi27Q P will give you the performance and speed needed to power your games and multimedia. And thanks to its 10-bit colors, you’ll notice more color vibrancy and depth to your overall experience.

Also, the stand is ergonomically well designed and will provide the display flexibility and freedom of movement.

Additionally does have an excellent overall futuristic look to the gaming monitor, which you can fully appreciate from afar.

Along with the 165Hz and being an IPS panel, the Aorus Fi27Q P will give you the speed and color quality for serious gaming and color grading projects such as photography and video editing.

The Aorus Fi27Q P may be a bit pricey, but if it’s well within your budget, then by all means, you can make the purchase right away. Or you can check out some of the more great IPS panels, such as the Alienware AW2521HF, or the LG 27GN750 gaming monitor.

You can also check out the TN panels as well if speed is what you’re looking for.

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