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We may see FreeSync technology come to TVs

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Since launch, variable refresh rate technologies like FreeSync and G-Sync have gone on to become staple features for PC gamers, removing things like screen tearing while making games feel smoother by letting the GPU control the monitor’s refresh rate so that it matches your frame rate. However, there are plenty …

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Latest AOC monitors on show at i58

KitGuru managed to catch up with AOC’s European Product Manager, Alfonso Clemente, during the build up phase of GamesCom over in Cologne. He gave us a tour of the latest models and promised that visitors to Multiplay i58 will have the chance to get hands on with the new technologies at the …

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AOC launches AGON-Series premium gaming monitor

This week, AOC is taking on the high-end monitor market with its new monitor, the AG271QX AGON gaming monitor, featuring a 2560×1440 resolution as well as the 144Hz refresh rate that many gamers crave. It’s even got adaptive sync technology equipped, so it’s shaping up too be quite the performer. …

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Asus shows off two new MG-series 4K monitors

Yesterday we reported that Asus managed to nab 40 percent of the gaming monitor market in 2015 and now this week, Asus has shown off some of its 2016 offerings in the form of the MG-series 4K displays. The first is the 28-inch MG28UQ with super-fast 1ms response time to …

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AOC unveils 35″ ultra-wide curved FreeSync 160Hz

AOC lifted the curtain on its latest gaming monitor today and it sounds very impressive, with a massive 35-inch curved panel running a 21:9 ultra-wide aspect ratio and a massive 160Hz refresh rate coupled with FreeSync for the gaming crowd. The star of the show here is the curve, which …

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AMD is bringing HDMI support to Freesync

Over the last year, AMD has been ramping up its focus on Freesync, an open-platform variable refresh rate technology that allows your PC’s graphics card to control the refresh rate of your monitor, delivering a smoother experience as long as you can keep your frame rate above 45 frames per …

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Intel plans to support VESA’s Adaptive-Sync technology

AMD FreeSync and Nvidia G-Sync variable refresh technologies are widely used today by various display makers, greatly improving quality of video and games. Apparently, Intel Corp. would also like to support adaptable refresh and VESA’s Adaptive-Sync is a natural fit for the company. Unfortunately, the company is not sure when …

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AMD unveils A8-7670K accelerated processing unit

Advanced Micro Devices on Monday introduced its new A8-7670K accelerated processing unit designed for low-cost personal computers. The new APU is based on “Kaveri” design and features slightly lower performance than the flagship A10-7870K. The AMD A8-7670K features four “Steamroller” cores (two dual-core modules) with 3.60GHz/3.90GHz clock-rate, integrated AMD Radeon …

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Samsung launches two 4K FreeSync monitors

Samsung has gone ahead and launched two new monitors sporting a 3840×2160 ultra HD 4K resolution along with support for the AMD backed FreeSync technology, allowing for variable refresh rates. The Samsung U24E590D and the U28E590D are launching this year and may end up being a hit with gamers thanks …

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LG quietly introduces 27-inch 4K UHD FreeSync monitor

LG Electronics has quietly added one of the most advanced AMD FreeSync-supporting displays announced to date into its product lineup. The monitor combines AMD’s variable refresh rate technology with ultra-high-definition 4K resolution, a combination not available previously. The display is about to become available in Australia. The LG 27MU67 monitor …

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Acer announces curved 34-inch IPS display with Nvidia G-Sync

Acer Group has unveiled the industry’s first curved monitor that supports Nvidia Corp.’s G-Sync technology. The new Acer XR341CKA/XR341CK display offers virtually everything a modern gamer can dream about, except support for ultra-high-definition resolution. Unfortunately, the monitor will only be available in August or September and at pretty hefty price. …

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FreeSync explained by Bill Donnelly from Sapphire

As the AMD PR machine ramps up to full speed on its G-Sync alternative, FreeSync, KitGuru spoke with Bill Donnelly from Sapphire Technology about this new option for gamers.  Traditionally, the refresh rates for screens were fixed, while the frame rate output from a graphics card would vary under load. …

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AMD to release FreeSync compatible drivers in mid-March

After over a year of development, preparations, testing and other work, AMD’s FreeSync technology will officially be enabled in AMD’s drivers later this month. At present graphics cards, APUs and displays supporting FreeSync technology are already available in select regions, which means that it is about time for AMD to …

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Five display manufacturers commit to FreeSync

The first AMD FreeSync compatible monitors are expected to launch this year and five display manufacturers have already committed to supporting the variable refresh rate technology. LG, BenQ, ViewSonic, Samsung and Nixeus all have FreeSync displays in the works. Confirmed models range in size from a standard 24 Inch size …

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LG debuts 34-inch ultra-wide display with AMD FreeSync

LG Electronics, the world’ largest maker of ultra-wide monitors, has announced the world’s first 21:9 display with beyond full-HD resolution and AMD FreeSync technology. The unique display was developed primarily for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts, but given its unique capabilities, even some professionals may find it useful. The LG 34UM67 …

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Freesync monitors to start releasing in November

There is a rumor going around that AMD is planning to bring the FreeSync variable refresh rate standard to the market as soon as possible, more specifically, between November and Q1 2015. FreeSync is set to be an open standard, free of licensing costs, directly competing with Nvidia’s own G-Sync …

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Nvidia: We will focus on G-Sync, not Adaptive-Sync

Nvidia Corp. on Friday told KitGuru that it will focus solely on its proprietary G-Sync technology and not on a potentially competing Adaptive-Sync, which will become available sometimes in 2015. According to Nvidia, G-Sync-enabled graphics cards and monitors are available today, which is why it is natural to concentrate on …

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Nvidia plans to support Adaptive-Sync technology

FOLLOW UP: Nvidia: We will focus on G-Sync, not Adaptive-Sync Although Nvidia Corp. is trying to promote its own proprietary G-Sync technology, it will also eventually support the industry-standard Adaptive-Sync tech, the company said recently behind closed doors. Nvidia introduced its G-Sync technology that enables the display to dynamically match a …

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