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    New ROGer Array Playmaker729 PC Specs
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    Do I need to install a driver for my Asus ROG gaming monitor?

    I just purchased the ASUS ROG Swift PG278QR 27” 1440p 1ms 165Hz gaming monitor.

    I set it up with the RTX 2080 and Gsync using Nvidia Control Panel. It seems to be running fine. However, is there a driver I need to download and install for the actual monitor? I downloaded and installed the latest graphics card driver from Nvidia. Just want to make sure I'm setting everything up correctly.

    Thanks!

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    ROG Guru: Black Belt Array toronto699 PC Specs
    toronto699 PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)G752-VY-DH78K , G751-JYDH72X
    MotherboardRog Tytan G30AB
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    Memory (part number)32GB
    Graphics Card #1Asus Gold20th GTX980Ti
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    here is the driver page , a driver was added 2019/01/28 , I Am Unsure if you need driver , As they say not broke don't fix it
    https://www.asus.com/us/Monitors/ROG...Desk_Download/
    Last edited by toronto699; 02-09-2019 at 10:16 PM.

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    ROG 師傅 Array Arne Saknussemm PC Specs
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    Laptop (Model)Laptop?...No way! (Model?...Jun Amaki...yes way!)
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    I ran my PG279Q without any driver for ages...then installed the driver...no change as far as I can tell...except now it's named correctly in device manger

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    ROG Guru: Green Belt Array UltraNEO* PC Specs
    UltraNEO* PC Specs
    Laptop (Model)Dell XPS 13
    MotherboardAsus Rampage V Edition 10
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    Graphics Card #1Titan X (Pascal)
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    I've never manually installed any drivers for any of my three Asus monitors. I tend to leave Windows 10 to manage what it needs without you doing it manually.
    Hell, the CD/DVD thing is still in the shipping box.
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    No, all ASUS monitors are plug and play.

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