FreeSync

FreeSync, G-Sync Go Head to Head in New Monitor Comparison

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For most of the time they’ve existed, it’s been difficult to examine FreeSync and G-Sync in a side-by-side equivalent configuration. The problem is, there have been so many variables to account for, making a declaration as to which is the better product has been intrinsically difficult. A new comparison seeks to answer this question by

Do FreeSync Displays, Nvidia GeForce GPUs Play Nice Together?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia announced it would begin supporting FreeSync with its GeForce GPUs, it did so in more or less the nastiest way possible. Things got off to a nice enough start, with Nvidia explaining that it had only formally certified 12 displays out of the more than 400 it had tested, but that the feature

Nvidia Admits Defeat, Will Support G-Sync on FreeSync Displays

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When Nvidia launched its G-Sync standard, it used customized controllers and its own specialized IP to bring variable refresh rate support to desktop monitors that otherwise lacked this capability. The entire point of AMD’s FreeSync standard and the Adaptive Sync standard supported by VESA was to obviate the need for this approach by creating an

Samsung Unveils Stunning 49-inch, FreeSync 2 HDR Monitor

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. With CES right around the corner, Samsung has taken the lid off one of the most impressive monitors we’ve ever seen. The new CRG9 is an updated version of the 3440×1080 displays the company unveiled in mid-2017, with significantly improved specs. The new display is a 49-inch panel in a 32:9 aspect ratio. Samsung is

New LG Display Offers 1440p, FreeSync Support, IPS for $300

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Gamers looking for a new panel on a reasonable budget may find a lot to like with the LG 32QK500-W, especially if you’re looking for the sweet spot between features, image quality, and price. The new panel is a 31.5-inch QHD (2560×1440) IPS display, with support for a 75Hz refresh rate, two HDMI inputs, DisplayPort,

Microsoft Will Add AMD FreeSync Support to Xbox One S, Xbox One X

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. As time has passed, the various console generations have become more similar, both to each other and to PCs. It’s become common for games to launch on multiple platforms simultaneously and the SoCs inside the Xbox One and PS4 are both built by AMD. Now, Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One S and Xbox

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio picks up FreeSync, but VR support remains hazy

Last week we discussed the new Project Scorpio Xbox refresh, and what the enhanced gaming capabilities can do in terms of 4K and VR support. Now we’ve got some new information on what the developer kit hardware can do, but signs are mounting that VR capabilities may not be baked natively into the platform. A story by Gamasutra discusses details of the new hardware and how the dev units differ from

AMD unveils Radeon FreeSync 2 initiative with lower latency, HDR support

CES kicks off this Thursday, which means a number of companies are announcing new products, capabilities, and technologies they intend to bring to market in 2017. AMD tossed its hat into the ring with a discussion of FreeSync 2 — the follow-on to the FreeSync (VESA refers to this as Adaptive-Sync) standard that competes with Nvidia’s G-Sync in the display business. FreeSync, like G-Sync, is designed to synchronize your display’s

New Windows 10 updates add support for FreeSync, G-Sync, and unlocked frame rates

Over the last few months, Microsoft has been pushing game developers to bring titles to the Windows 10 Store with extremely mixed results. Most of the games published under the Universal Windows Platform(UWP) to-date have had significant problems, and even the handful that weren’t broken from the start have been far more limited than the version you can buy on Steam or from other digital download services. Today, Microsoft is

AMD’s Radeon Technologies Group highlights next-gen HDR, new FreeSync capabilities

Share This article Last week, AMD hosted its first RTG (Radeon Technology Group) tech conference in Sonoma, California since restructuring the company to give discrete graphics more independence. The company laid out its plans for graphics technology in 2016, including new FreeSync options and support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) monitors. Current monitors and displays are only capable of reproducing a fraction of the luminance the human eye can perceive.