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Originally Posted by dmasteR View Post

Doubt this will be anywhere near as good as NVIDIA's G-Sync.

The best part of NVIDIA G-Sync is that there's no extra input lag. I highly doubt free-sync will have the same advantages as G-SYNC.

There is always input lag. You are just comparing it to V-Sync which add input lag.
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post #52 of 388
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There is always input lag. You are just comparing it to V-Sync which add input lag.

Correct. That's why I said "extra input lag".
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post #53 of 388
Tech that needs to be supported by the monitor to work.
Is only supported by some obscure mobile stuff for power saving reasons.
AMD has no plans of making this into an actual product.
AMD has no strategy or plan for bringing this to the market in any way.

It's gonna be like 3DHD again, something they can put on the box as a bullet point, comes with a PR effort to keep people buying NVidia GPUs (which have an actually functional solution), but no worth while solution will ever hit the market and if it does it's going to take forever, no one will use it, and AMD will drop support shortly afterwards.
 
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post #54 of 388
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Originally Posted by Alatar View Post

Tech that needs to be supported by the monitor to work.
Is only supported by some obscure mobile stuff for power saving reasons.
AMD has no plans of making this into an actual product.
AMD has no strategy or plan for bringing this to the market in any way.

It's gonna be like 3DHD again, something they can put on the box as a bullet point, comes with a PR effort to keep people buying NVidia GPUs (which have an actually functional solution), but no worth while solution will ever hit the market and if it does it's going to take forever, no one will use it, and AMD will drop support shortly afterwards.

You seem to know everything about AMD. 3D just did not work for everyone. G-Sync does. AMD even if they dont want to respond to it will be forced to.
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post #55 of 388
It just hit me - nVidia is going down the Apple road while AMD is going down the Android road.

Needless to say I agree with most of AMD's business moves lately and have not liked what nVidia has been doing for a while.
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post #56 of 388
This is pure win if it doesn't need extra hardware.

What sounds better people?

"Buy our GPU and if you have a compatible monitor it just works"

or

"Buy our $100 G-sync module and attach it to monitor or a new monitor and buy our GPU"
Edited by AlphaC - 1/6/14 at 5:51pm
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Very cool stuff indeed... Now to hope that they really push manufacturers to support VESA standards so they can roll this gravy train out.
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post #58 of 388
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This is pure win if it doesn't need extra hardware.

What sounds better people?

"Buy our GPU and if you have a compatible monitor it just works"

or

"Buy our $100 G-sync module and attach it to monitor or a new monitor and buy our GPU"

If it was that easy i would pay the asking price for the module if it can be install in any monitor and get Nvidia GPU.
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post #59 of 388
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If it was that easy i would pay the asking price for the module if it can be install in any monitor and get Nvidia GPU.

The module is supposed to be monitor specific though

ASUS VG248 is ~$300 and was going for ~$400 with the module
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Good on AMD. It's nice to have an alternative for those of us who don't want to pay the Nvidia tax.
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