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Get a massive 42-inch 4K OLED monitor for $400 off

asus 42 inch oled monitorImage: Asus

Is there such a thing as a monitor that’s too big? Asus doesn’t think so, especially when it comes to fancy OLED screens. That’s why it made the ROG Swift PG42UQ, a 4K gaming monitor that straddles the border between PC screen and TV. (It even comes with side ports and a remote control.) Normally $1,399, Amazon is selling it for just $999 today.

The PG42UQ’s 41.5-inch panel has a 3840×2160 resolution, so you’ll need a pretty beefy gaming PC to take full advantage of it, especially at its maximum 138Hz refresh rate (with G-Sync on top). But if your system is up to the challenge, you can see some jaw-dropping colors and perfect black levels thanks to the OLED panel, which is still hard to find at any kind of discount.

The monitor makes a pretty good addition to a combined PC-and-console space, too, thanks to no less than four HDMI ports (two 2.1, two 2.0) on top of a DisplayPort. It also acts as a basic USB hub with four extra 3.2 Gen 1 ports, one of which is on top of the case for easily plugging in a webcam. While the screen can be VESA mounted, it needs a larger TV-standard mount, so it probably won’t work with most monitor arms.

This is the lowest price we’ve seen for a new, non-refurbished version of the ROG Swift PG42UQ, and there’s no telling how long it’ll stay there. It looks like you can also score a free PC code for Ghostrunner 2 to christen your new TV, or monitor, or whatever you want to call it.

Get a 42-inch Asus OLED 4K monitor for $999 at Amazon

Michael is a former graphic designer who’s been building and tweaking desktop computers for longer than he cares to admit. His interests include folk music, football, science fiction, and salsa verde, in no particular order.

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