Asus PA32UCG-K (IPS MiniLED)

Asus PA32UCG-K (IPS MiniLED)

Asus PA32UCG-K (IPS MiniLED)

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BEST RATING
Productivity:
5.0
CASUAL GAMING: Very Good8.3/10
COMPETITIVE GAMING: Poor4.4/10
PRODUCTIVITY: Best in Class9.8/10
MEDIA CONSUMPTION: Very Good8.8/10
RESOLUTION: Good7.9/10
BRIGHTNESS: Best in Class10.0/10
CONTRAST: Good7.1/10
COLOR VOLUME: Very Good8.0/10
REFRESH RATE: Fair6.0/10
RESPONSE TIME: Good7.1/10
TEXT QUALITY: Good7.9/10

The Asus PA32UCG-K with an IPS MiniLED panel is a high-end monitor with a premium price. It excels in productivity and is also suitable for high-quality HDR gaming and media consumption thanks to its 4K resolution and excellent color performance across various color spaces, making it ideal for digital and print photo editing as well as HDR video editing. Its 32-inch screen offers clear and sharp images with good text quality. With a refresh rate that supports smooth motion, it's good for casual gaming; however, it's not the best option for competitive gaming due to its response time. The monitor has a wide brightness range and is capable of delivering deep contrasts. It includes multiple HDMI ports and a DisplayPort, though it lacks USB-C connectivity. If you're looking for top-tier image quality and color accuracy for professional creative work, and you're willing to invest in a premium product, this monitor is a strong choice. However, for those primarily interested in fast-paced gaming or looking for a budget-friendly option, there are more suitable alternatives. Give Feedback

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Evaluation

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Pros
  • Excellent color accuracy and depth
  • High HDR and SDR brightness
  • Good for HDR gaming and media
  • Adjustable stand for ergonomics
  • Broad color gamut coverage
Cons
  • Not ideal for competitive gaming
  • Lower refresh rate for fast action

Ratings by Category

Productivity:
5.0
The productivity score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, screen size, pixels per inch, ergonomics and screen coating.
Media Consumption:
4.7
The media comparison score is based on a variety of factors like resolution, contrast, brightness and screen coating
Casual Gaming:
4.5
The casual gaming score is based on a variety of factors including refresh rate, resolution, contrast, brightness, color gamut and screen coating.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$2,940
Screen Size
32"
Resolution
3840 x 2160
Screen Type
MiniLED
Screen Sub-type
IPS
Local Dimming Zones
1152

COLOR, CONTRAST & BRIGHTNESS

Native Contrast
1000:1
SDR Peak Brightness
1000 nits
HDR Peak Brightness
1000 nits
Suitable for HDR Gaming and Media Consumption
Yes
sRGB Color Gamut
100 %

MOTION CHARACTERISTICS

Total Response Time
10 ms
Variable Refresh Rate
48 - 120 Hz
Strobing / BFI
No
Persistence Blur Score
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6/10
Ghosting Score
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7.1/10

TEXT & IMAGE CLARITY

Pixels Per Inch
137 PPI
Coating
Matte
Text Clarity Score
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7.9/10
Image Clarity Score
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7.9/10

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

HDMI 1.4 Ports
0
HDMI 2.0 Ports
2
HDMI 2.1 Ports
1
Micro HDMI Ports
0
DisplayPort 1.2 Ports
0

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Mark Pickavance | May 2021
"Combining features that designers and content makers need, the Asus ProArt PA32UCG-K Display represents the true cost of accurate colour. It’s expensive, heavy and has weird OSD controls, but the screen is glorious when working with HDR video or game graphics."

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