G-Sync to go FreeSync

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  1. ChinoPD

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    Should be good for those not wanting to spend the $$$ on Gsync screens. I love my XB1, and I didn't want to get a second one so I opted for an ASUS MG279Q for the higher refresh rate and IPS panel. I wonder if they'll add it to the list, because I can see MG278Q in there.
     
  2. walker_2003

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    Nice, essentially same monitor as mine but $250+ cheaper and now might be the same! (well mine does G-Sync 1-144hz) but I wont be playing a game below 40fps anyway.
     
  3. walker_2003

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    Nvidia may have shot themselves in the foot..

    They r pushing this as the ultimate gaming panel for those who want it big (65")

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07M888GH...1F6WXuPwaPgcowsyIGeoErRKDwFyIwSMVjxOe1PqwC9vI

    $5,600 USD = $7800 AUD.

    I can guarantee you this will be a better experience (bar maybe slightly higher input lag, but its still low on the samsung) if Freesync works good with Nvidia cards on this TV. Brighter (1700 nits peak), better contrast (native 6000:1), better color, and way better HDR with more dimming zones and high color gamut.

    https://www.jbhifi.com.au/samsung/samsung-q9-65-series-9-4k-uhd-qled-tv/636990/

    $4700 AUD.
     
  4. Zenskas

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    Not a fair comparison. The HP screen is branded as gaming! That adds at least 20%

    But for real, can't compare 4K @ 144hz to 4K @ 60hz (the Samsung will do 1080p @ 120hz but that's nothing special at that price).
    HP also likely has better smart TV speed/features (whole nvidia shield built in), better built in sound, lower input lag/response times etc.

    Gotta pay for the cutting edge super fast gaming crap despite the fact that Q9 is still awesome and likely better for movies/TV in both picture and audio with a good sound bar purchase.
     
  5. walker_2003

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    Ah yup best that TV does is 1440p @ 120hz.

    However id still go with it over the HP. IPS shouldnt be used for HDR they just suck too hard with contrast. If only that HP went with a VA panel with more dimming zones.

    The samsung also has more powerful processing. 'Game motion plus' is interpolation that will make 60fps look like 100+ without adding much input lag (only 20ms with it on vs 50+ usually on TV's).
     
  6. lowdog

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    Lol I have the AOC 2590PX which is identical to AOC 2590FX that Nvidia certified, only difference is 2950PX has speakers and the stand has more adjustment options so I'd say it's going to work fine.....woooooo!!!
     
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  7. Radley

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    Well now this is a game changer for me, I now no longer have to look for a G-Sync ultrawide as a Freesync will do which will definitely save some money.
     
  8. walker_2003

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    I wonder what is happening for monitors to fail certification though.. I think might be varying levels of how good it works, or maybe its just how good freesync on that panel works even on AMD.

    I will be keen to know if Nvidia works on all freesync panels the same way an AMD card does or if there is some issues on some models e.g. might still get minimal tearing or stutter with Nvidia but not AMD.
     
  9. Brett240

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    good timing. I was looking at the X34P ultrawide, though only because of G-sync. Haven't bought it yet because of the staggering price. Hopefully a cheaper option comes up.

    you think theres any point trying this update on my current 60Hz monitor?
     
  10. lowdog

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    Come on! Online PvP fps shooters 24" 1080p 1ms 144hz + wins!! As if your in there to check out the pixel density anyway when rushing around for a kill :rolleyes: + on bigger screens 27" + you have to move your head around more to catch what's happening as your field of view is bigger than on a 24" panel.

    27" + 1440p is only good for RPGs etc where you want to check out the scenery. :weirdo:
     
  11. Brett240

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    I dont think everyone's playing FPS. I have a 28 inch monitor now, which is OK, though i play strategy and racing games ( and work ). especially for racing im looking for 34 inches. the wheel and pedal setup push the distance back from the monitor.

    theres much cheaper 34 inch options out there ( with no G sync ) than the 1200 dollar X34P, so im watching this with a lot of interest
     
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    What 27in is going to be the best bang for buck, possible decent image quality? Need a monitor for 144hz gaming. Already have a 4k ips monitor.
     
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    27" is fine. I find 1440p helps vs 1080 in games like PUBG as you have times where enemies are literally kilometres away and the lower pixel density of 1080p makes it harder to see them if at all.

    Sure if I wanted to go pro/really compete id go tn 1080p 24" but 27" 1440p 144hz is the best combination of looks and playability. The IPS panel even though only 8bit on mine just poops on TN.
     
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    get rid of that thing ASAP and get proper 144hz monitor, if you play any fast paced FPS its night and day, I had QNIX (same model as you have) running 120hz stable, moved to Switft pg278Q and it was BIG difference.
     
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    The monitor he linked is a proper 144hz panel?
     
  17. dzajroo

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    I'm referring to his current screen -> Qnix QX2710 1440p 90hz
     
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    Pretty sure there 75mhz panels ocd to 90mhz lol but so are some gsync screens, get one and let us know
     
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    Great to see Nvidia finally come to their senses. However it is a bit shitty that Nvidia have branded certain Freesync monitors as 'G-Sync Compatible'. In reality the monitors have not changed at all. Instead Nvidia GPU's are now Freesync compatible.

    Seems like marketing at Nvidia are playing a bit fast and loose with the truth :/
     
  20. Sledge

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    this would have to hurt the resale value of gsync screens too i reckon.. as well as the value of new gsync screens
     

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