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Ya i'm a little concerned
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Ill say the exact same thing that I said when Nvidia demoed Gsync:

I cant tell the difference. I have no idea which laptop was using free sync.
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Ill say the exact same thing that I said when Nvidia demoed Gsync:

I cant tell the difference. I have no idea which laptop was using free sync.

That's because it's a display technology and you are viewing it through at least two fixed frame rate devices (camera and your monitor) so you have to know what to look for to see any difference at all
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I'll tell you where it isn't... your 780 smile.gif

Well, yes. My 780 will be using an variable refresh rate implementation that's not a software hack job on a mobile power saving feature.
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Well i guess we will see how "minimal" that input latency is when thousands of people start using g sync in bf4 and other fps. The fact that nvidia are remaining coy about what they are actually doing says a lot i think.

We already know that the polling delay on G-sync is 1 ms.
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That's because it's a display technology and you are viewing it through at least two fixed frame rate devices (camera and your monitor) so you have to know what to look for to see any difference at all

I guessed as much which brings up the question as to why record a monitor?
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I guessed as much which brings up the question as to why record a monitor?

Text-only reveal of a monitor feature doesn't make much sense does it?

A sufficiently high fps camera can capture the G-sync effect to an degree.
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Which is kind of ruined by youtube re-encoding the videos and making them 30fps tongue.gif
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Which is kind of ruined by youtube re-encoding the videos and making them 30fps tongue.gif

That's why you record at 120 fps, and encode it at 1/4 speed into 30 fps smile.gif. There's still some quantization effect (judder) on the gsync output while the regular fixed refresh is reproduced almost faithfully due to the fixed FPS recording.
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Notice how so many people blindly ate it up?

They saw AMD and FREE, and it's all they needed to hear.

AMD's current GPU's support it... Did you really think that it was some sort of unreleased future GPU? We don't know which monitors support it, but the technology is free. So truly it IS free even if you need to have a supporting GPU and monitor. I doubt they have some sort of wizard who can just magically make it available for EVERYTHING. I'm quite sure people understood, that it is for supporting GPU's and monitors. As they said in all of the articles this is appatantly some standard at least. Unlike Nvidia's solution. I see no reason for a fan of any side being so butthurt about it. And it really sucks that the site moderators try to intentionally feed the flames by posting so provocatively. Alatar let other people have their opinions however wrong or right they are without being so extremely unfriendly.
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Text-only reveal of a monitor feature doesn't make much sense does it?

A sufficiently high fps camera can capture the G-sync effect to an degree.

The Gsync demo video at Nvidia's website shows it perfectly. No matter if I was using my 7970, 670 or other, when fps drops below 60 and screen tearing happens, it really breaks the immersion of the game. And a person would have to be legally blind not to see it.
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Alatar let other people have their opinions however wrong or right they are without being so extremely unfriendly.

You aren't serious right? There was nothing unfriendly about Alatar's post. And he's allowed to have an opinion too. No reason for you to attack him for it.

If AMD actually brings this to market for free and it works, kudos to them. But it would have been cheaper for Nvidia to work some sort of proprietary software into monitors than hardware and they would have gotten much more support from monitors makers. So personally, I don't see free sync being a reality unless gsync takes off which it won't imo.
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