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ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q FHD G-Sync 180Hz IPS 24.5in Monitor

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The ROG Strix XG256Q is all about speed — making it the perfect monitor for eSports and first-person shooters, with a 180Hz native refresh rate, 1ms response time and Extreme Low Motion Blur technology for silky-smooth gameplay and ultra-realistic visuals. Additionally, ROG Strix XG256Q has distinctive Strix-exclusive design elements and ASUS Aura RGB lighting that add ambiance to any gaming setup or LAN party.


ROG Strix XG256Q

ROG Strix XG256Q Gaming Monitor – 24.5 inch Full HD (1920 x 1080), Fast IPS, 180Hz (Above 144Hz), 1ms GTG, Extreme Low Motion Blur, G-Sync compatible, FreeSync Premium technology, DisplayHDR™ 400, Tripod socket

  • 24.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS gaming monitor with ultrafast 180Hz (OC) refresh rate designed for professional gamers and immersive gameplay
  • ASUS Fast IPS technology enables a 1ms response time (GTG) for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates
  • ASUS Extreme Low Motion Blur Sync (ELMB SYNC) technology enables ELMB together with G-SYNC Compatible, eliminating ghosting and tearing for sharp gaming visuals with high frame rates
  • G-SYNC Compatible, delivering a seamless, tear-free gaming experience by enabling VRR (variable refresh rate) by default
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology with professional colour gamut delivers contrast and colour performance that meets the DisplayHDR™ 400 certification


ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q 180Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync IPS Monitor Feature 1

ASUS FastIPS Display−1ms (GTG) Response Time

ASUS Fast IPS Display allows the display’s liquid crystal elements to switch up to 4X faster than conventional IPS panels for improved response. With a 1 ms grey-to-grey response time, smearing and motion blur are virtually eliminated. This display also delivers superior images and an astounding 1,000:1 contrast ratio.

ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q 180Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync IPS Monitor Feature 2

Incredibly Fast 180Hz Refresh Rate

You'll experience amazingly -fluid gaming visuals, giving you the upper hand in first-person shooters, racing, real-time strategy and sports titles.

ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q 180Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync IPS Monitor Feature 3

Nvidia G-Sync Compatible

NVIDIA G-Sync compatible technology provides exceptional high dynamic range visuals while still maintaining low latency.

Gamer Centric Design

Tripod Socket Atop

Tripod socket atop ¼-inch tripod socket on the monitor stand allows users to mount a camera or additional display for a unique gaming or streaming setup.

In-Game Enhancements

ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q 180Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync IPS Monitor Feature 4

Shadow Boost

ASUS Shadow Boost technology clarifies dark areas of the game world without overexposing brighter areas — improving overall viewing while also making it easier to spot enemies hidden in dark areas of the map.


The ASUS-exclusive, integrated GamePlus hotkey offers in-game enhancements that help you get more out of your game. This function is co-developed with input from pro gamers, allowing them to practice and improve their gaming skills.

  • Crosshair
  • Timer
  • FPS Counter
  • Display Alignment
  • Stopwatch


ASUS GameVisual Technology has seven pre-set display modes to optimize visuals for different types of content. This unique feature can be easily accessed through a hotkey or the on-screen display settings menu.

Racing - Reduces input lag, making it ideal for racing games when Adaptive-Sync technology is on

Moba - Enhances the colour of opponent health/mana bars so you know when to strike

Cinema - Cools and saturates colours for more immersive movies

RTS RPG - Enhances colour saturation and contrast sharpness to give you better, brighter colours and detailed visuals for real-time strategy (RTS) or RPG games

FPS - High contrast brightens up darker areas and shadows onscreen to help gamers spot hidden enemies

SRGB - Perfect for surfing the web or editing photos

Scenery - Provide more contrast gradations makes grass greener and skies bluer so it's ideal for slide shows

Flicker-Free Technology

Flicker-Free technology reduces flicker to minimize eyestrain for improved comfort when you're embroiled in long gaming sessions.

Ultra-Low Blue Light Technology

ASUS Ultra-Low Blue Light technology reduces the amount of potentially harmful blue light emitted by the display. Four different filter settings are available to control the amount of blue light reduction.


ASUS ROG Strix XG256Q 180Hz 24.5-inch G-Sync IPS Monitor Feature 5

Rich Connectivity

Extensive connectivity options, including, I/O: DisplayPort1.2 and HDMI (v2.0)x2 support a wide array of multimedia devices.

Ergonomic Design

With an ergonomically-designed stand, it provides tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments so you can easily find your ideal viewing position. The display is also VESA-compatible for wall mounting.

  • Height adjustment (0~110mm)
  • Swivel (+25°~-25°)
  • Pivot: 0°~90°(Clockwise)
  • Tilt(+20° ~ -5°)


General Data

Model Number XG256Q
Accessories (Vary by Regions) DisplayPort cable
HDMI cable
Power adapter
Power cord
Quick start guide
ROG pouch
ROG sticker
Warranty Card
Certificate VESA DisplayHDR 400
AMD FreeSync Premium
G-Sync Compatible


Panel Size (inch) 24.5
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Colour Space (sRGB 99 %
Panel Type IPS
Panel Backlight LED
True Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Viewing Area (H x V) 543.74 x 302.62 mm
Display Surface Non-Glare
Pixel Pitch 0.2830 mm
Brightness (Typ.) 400 cd/㎡
Contrast Ratio (Typ.) 1000:1
Viewing Angle (CR≧10) 178°/ 178°
Response Time 1 ms (GTG)
Display Colours 16.7 M
Flicker Free Yes
Refresh Rate (Max) 180 Hz

Video Feature

Trace Free Technology Yes
Colour Accuracy E < 2
GamePlus Yes
Low Blue Light Yes
HDCP Support Yes, 2.2
Game Visual Yes
VRR Technology FreeSync™ Premium & G-Sync® Compatible
Extreme Low Motion Blur Yes
Shadow Boost Yes
Display Widget Yes

I/O Ports

DisplayPort 1.2 x 1
HDMI (v2.0) x 2
Earphone Jack Yes

Signal Frequency

Digital Signal Frequency - HDMI 33 KHz to 189 KHz (H) / 48 HZ to 165 Hz (V)
Digital Signal Frequency - DP 33 KHz to 206 KHz (H) / 48 Hz to 180 Hz (V) (OC)

Power Consumption

Power Consumption < 16 W
Power Saving Mode < 0.5 W
Power Off Mode < 0.3 W
Voltage 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz

Mechanical Design

Tripod Socket Yes
Tilt Yes (+20° ~ -5°)
Swivel Yes (+25° ~ -25°)
Pivot Yes (0° ~ 90° Counterclockwise)
Height Adjustment 0 ~ 110 mm
VESA Wall Mounting 100 x 100 mm
Kensington Lock Yes

Dimensions (Esti.)

Phys. Dimension with Stand (W x H x D) 558 x 381 ~ 491 x 235 mm
Phys. Dimension without Stand (W x H x D) 558 x 331 x 60 mm

Weight (Esti.)

Net Weight with Stand 5.2 Kg
Net Weight without Stand 2.7 Kg
Gross Weight 7.2 Kg
Backed by a 3 year ASUS warranty.

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