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i want say goodluck with sales to Acer

heres the offical 100hz for ROG Swift PG348Q "as well as a Turbo Key to switch the refresh rates (between 60Hz and 100Hz) on the fly! "




http://rog.asus.com/465372016/gaming-monitors/ces-2016-rog-swift-pg348q-mysterious-new-rog-24
Edited by ozzy1925 - 1/22/16 at 9:33am
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There's really no point at all in that button. The monitor has g-sync and 100 Hz will be better than 60 Hz in ANY case. Usually you'd want to run the monitor always at the maximum refresh rate.

 

Anyone can think of any good reason to have it? :h34r-smi 

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Originally Posted by -terabyte- View Post

There's really no point at all in that button. The monitor has g-sync and 100 Hz will be better than 60 Hz in ANY case. Usually you'd want to run the monitor always at the maximum refresh rate.

Anyone can think of any good reason to have it? ph34r-smiley.gif  

Yeah I agree. biggrin.gif Must be their marketing department. I guess they figured setting 100 Hz in the OSD menu was too hard for most PC gamers? rolleyes.gifwink.gif

They also state "seamlessly switch from 60 Hz to 100 Hz in the middle of the game". Now who in the hell is gonna do THAT?! doh.gif
Edited by Sheyster - 1/22/16 at 10:07am
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I've had my x34 for coming up on a month now, everything worked perfectly for the first few weeks, but now it has started to crap out on me. In games, the monitor will suddenly and unexpectedly lose signal--the screen turns to black and flickers on and off, the displayport logo shows, and then the screen is back on. This has happened across multiple games, even in Undertale, which is locked at 30 FPS and should not be stressing out anything.

I am running it at 100hz on a 980 Ti G1. I've tried multiple displayport cables, so I know the cables aren't bad. Is this behavior the result of overclock instability? I need to figure this out before my return window closes.

Drop your OC on the monitor to 95hz and give it a try. You can also try to make a custom refresh rate. My first monitor did the same thing when I had it set to 100hz.
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So the Asus is not 100 Hz out of the box then. I'm totally shocked.
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Time will tell how reliable a native 60Hz panel is going to remain when it's running at a constant 58-66% overclock 24/7... it really doesn't sound like that will lead to good things to me, and amidst the other problems this monitor has had, is one of the main reasons I am staying away from the X34 or the upcoming Asus for the time being. That and obscene price of course!!
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Been a little while since I have posted in this thread. I have had the x34 for a little over two months now and I gotta say....

I flippin love this monitor. Its a thing of beauty. I was very hesitant in getting it for multiple reasons and I can honestly say I am really happy with the purchase. The monitor is just so darn aesthetically pleasing. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by csokn View Post

I've had my x34 for coming up on a month now, everything worked perfectly for the first few weeks, but now it has started to crap out on me. In games, the monitor will suddenly and unexpectedly lose signal--the screen turns to black and flickers on and off, the displayport logo shows, and then the screen is back on. This has happened across multiple games, even in Undertale, which is locked at 30 FPS and should not be stressing out anything.

I am running it at 100hz on a 980 Ti G1. I've tried multiple displayport cables, so I know the cables aren't bad. Is this behavior the result of overclock instability? I need to figure this out before my return window closes.

I would try bumping down the OC on the monitor to 95hz. I bet that is your problem. It is quite common for this monitor to only be able to have a stable OC at 95z. Mine will flicker at 100hz
Edited by Jermone123 - 1/27/16 at 9:06pm
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i want say goodluck with sales to Acer

heres the offical 100hz for ROG Swift PG348Q "as well as a Turbo Key to switch the refresh rates (between 60Hz and 100Hz) on the fly! "


Just like this then...

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a) you are paying probably another £200 for a flashy stand b) It is basically the same as the acer except different bezel and stand and more expensive, probably slightly better quality, but after owning a few Asus monitors I am not THAT impressed with their monitors, I don't like Acer much either, but the "Predator" brand is definitely a step up from their older products. Basically this is the same monitor but more expensive and says "Asus" on it, it may may or may not have better QC and will probably have the same issues...
Edited by Nicholars - 1/30/16 at 6:07am
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the asus is 1500?
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