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Ok, so basically it works the same. I think this will be my next monitor, sweet spot for my 290X and affordable enough while still being a "big name" monitor. I can't wait to get some 120hz IPS action, I had a Catleap years ago that would do 100hz but it caught fire so I stayed away from those afterwards.
I plan to go that route as well but I'm going to wait for the next gen GPUs. By that time there might be more 120hz IPS monitors out there.
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Here's 240-FPS footage of AMD's FreeSync tech
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The demo was running on a 4K display with a peak refresh rate of 60Hz. If you maximize the video above, you can see the refresh rate reported in the bottom-right corner. Without FreeSync, the display is pegged at 60Hz, and the rendered scene tears quite a bit. (The effect is particularly visible around the windmill's blades.) With FreeSync on, the display hovers between 44 and 45Hz, matching the scene's frame rate and eliminating tearing altogether.
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Minimum supported refresh rates will vary from display to display, but the technology can go as low as 9Hz, we're told. The supported maximum is 144Hz.

source
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Excuse me: what makes you think gsync is the better solution? The one monitor that has it suffers from severe reverse ghosting & persistence due to wrong ULMB implementation. The strobe should have been delayed 4.5 ms to avoid persistence of previous frame, so we are at square one, imo.
I own a G-Sync device. An original Asus model with retrofitted module. It does not suffer the ghosting you repeatedly refer to. I cannot speak for the Swift, but I can assure you what you see with it is not indicative of G-Sync as a whole.
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I'm looking to get a new monitor, though have decided to wait for Freesync. Is there any articles suggesting a release date for some models?
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I'm looking to get a new monitor, though have decided to wait for Freesync. Is there any articles suggesting a release date for some models?
"Displays are expected to be available in market starting this month with additional models set to launch in early 2015."

http://ir.amd.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=74093&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2002910

I'm not sure I believe it, but there it is. Unless AMD investor reports are considered rumors.
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The Hz limit is Monitor limited but what part of the monitor? The Scalar or the LCD ? One would think you probably need better more expensive scalars to go below 40Hz.
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I own a G-Sync device. An original Asus model with retrofitted module. It does not suffer the ghosting you repeatedly refer to. I cannot speak for the Swift, but I can assure you what you see with it is not indicative of G-Sync as a whole.
OK, my mistake. Blurbusters call that ulmb correctly avoids persistence in the Asus VG278H review, though I think their "strobe crosstalk" benchmarks will be a better suite to call the verdict on blurring, since it is not the visual center, rather the vertical poles of the display that are most separate in the raster order. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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id rather spend those 200 extra dollars on a brand new gpu than on an vendor locked dead gsync.

And if nVidia doesn't bother adopting this optional standard, then you will still be vendor locked with a company that only has about 30% of the marketshare that can only be used on new cards.
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I own a G-Sync device. An original Asus model with retrofitted module. It does not suffer the ghosting you repeatedly refer to. I cannot speak for the Swift, but I can assure you what you see with it is not indicative of G-Sync as a whole.

I own the Swift and I can say that it doesn't suffer the problem that he describes either.
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It's exactly just that. It's not Freesync certified but it supports adaptive sync and will work exactly the same just w/o AMD's stamp of approval.

Is not going to be exactly the same. A monitor can have some variation in refresh rate, like for example 5hz, and can still get the Adaptive Sync feature but not the Freesync. AMD will support displays like that but I don't see a reason to buy one.
The manufactures have to start writing down in the spec what is the min/max refresh rate if the have Adaptive Sync.
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