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post #1311 of 1411
On the MG279Q goto:

System Setup -> Information

In the blue box is the connection settings:

MiniDP
2560x1440
135 kHz 90Hz
MG279Q

Above the blue box is the panel refresh rate (variable).

Here is a link to AMD's WindMill Demo which shows if FreeSync is enabled or not:
https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1011625/

(The link to the demo is in section (3) on the ASUS webpage)
post #1312 of 1411
yeah, found out it is showing the current refresh rate. It's not working in some games. Probably because they are not in real 3D mode and/or b/c I have 2 monitors. Wasteland 2 and Van Helsing trilogy for example
post #1313 of 1411
i was going to get this monitor, but freesynx range of 90 max... no way... :/ lame.
    
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post #1314 of 1411
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Originally Posted by caenlen View Post

i was going to get this monitor, but freesynx range of 90 max... no way... :/ lame.

Hitting over 90 FPS is quite hard at 1440p unless you turn the settings down or have a Crossfire system. I can't get above 90 FPS in GTA V with a R9 Fury, and the settings aren't anywhere near max. I personally would have gone with the MG279Q over what I went with (BenQ XL2730Z) if it didn't introduce input lag with FreeSync and didn't have so many QC problems.
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I cant imagine playing GTA V with anything other than V-Sync on, and its weird because I only play with vsync when diablo 3/wasteland2/divinity;os but somehow GTA V isnt playable due to tearing.
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I cant imagine playing GTA V with anything other than V-Sync on, and its weird because I only play with vsync when diablo 3/wasteland2/divinity;os but somehow GTA V isnt playable due to tearing.

Funnily enough, I barley noticed any difference when I upgraded to the BenQ and R9 Fury from a 1080p Samsung panel with a 970. There was very little tearing for me in GTA V. But I was getting anywhere from 80-100 FPS.
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post #1317 of 1411
Does the 5ms response time cause ghosting or blur?
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post #1318 of 1411
I don't notice it
post #1319 of 1411
I don't notice any ghosting or blurring at all.
FreeSync with my R9 390 card and MG279Q monitor has eliminated all stutter and tearing effects in the games I play.
I target game settings so that the minimum frame rate does not fall below 35 fps. I currently don't play any games that go higher than 90 fps. (MG279Q freesync range: 35-90Hz)
post #1320 of 1411
I found a curious problem. I recently installed Crysis 1 to see how it looks to me today and I noticed that free-sync range is 35-60 Hz, but only in that game. Rly strange thinking.gif
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