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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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Asustek preps 4K UHD IPS display with Nvidia G-Sync technology

Asustek Computer has announced a new ultra-high-definition (UHD) display for gamers that features a high-quality in-plane switching (IPS) panel along with Nvidia Corp.’s G-Sync technology. The PG27AQ monitor promises to be among the best premium displays for gamers this year. The Asus ROG Swift PG27AQ features a 27” IPS panel with …

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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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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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Nvidia GAME24 event coverage

As promised, here is our weekend coverage for those of you who missed out on Friday night’s Nvidia Game24 event in London to celebrate the launch of the highly rated GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards.   There was plenty going on at the venue, we  got to take …

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Nvidia GAME24 kicks off tomorrow

Nvidia’s #GAME24 event kicks off tomorrow evening in the UK and you guys are invited, remaining spaces are filling up but you can still register for entry. The event will feature big announcements from Nvidia along with game developers and publishers. There will be competitions and giveaways dotted around and …

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AOC to release 144Hz G-Sync monitor next month

AOC is set to release a new “high end” gaming monitor next month, featuring Nvidia’s G-Sync technology coupled with a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time. These three features should eliminate screen tearing as well as any possible ghosting effects. The AOC press release says: “The g2460Pg redraws the …

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AMD demonstrates the first FreeSync display prototype

At the Computex 2014 trade-show this week Advanced Micro Devices demonstrated the industry’s first prototype of a monitor that features the company’s FreeSync technology, which is largely based on the recently announced Adaptive Sync technology from VESA. While the monitor works pretty fine, it seems that it has certain limitations, …

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Nvidia G-Sync: My Impression

Nvidia’s G-Sync has been in the public domain for a few months and in that time it has gathered a large amount of attention. Some sources, and Nvidia themselves, have been outright in saying that G-Sync will revolutionise gaming. I got the chance to see G-Sync in action a few …

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Asustek and Nvidia roll-out G-Sync upgrade kit for VG248QE display

For those gamers, who want to experience the highly-anticipated G-Sync technology now, Asustek Computer and Nvidia Corp. this week rolled-out a special do-it-yourself (DIY) kit that allows to add the GPU-display synchronisation technology to existing Asus VG248QE monitor. The kit requires significant experience with assembly of electronics and is clearly …

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Nvidia announces G-Sync

Nvidia has just announced it’s new PC monitor technology ‘G-Sync’ at it’s press conference in Montreal. The announcement started off with an explanation on how monitor refresh rates work, in a standard monitor you have to turn on V-sync to stop screen tearing but then you get stuck with lag …

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