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No, most of those lies were lies, and still are. The idea that it wouldn't require new hardware was a lie. The idea that it would just be a firmware update was a lie. The idea that it would have lower input lag was a lie. The idea that every DP 1.2a / DP 1.3 monitor would support it was a lie.

The Swift is overpriced, and not just because of the G-Sync module. Note the Acer G-Sync panel, with the same specs, but IPS instead of TN for what is expected to be the same price. ROG tax, in full effect, combined with being literally the first variable refresh monitor to market.

Assessing prices is difficult with such a low number of models on both sides, which is why I'm deeply skeptical of claims about price deltas between the two. To be sure, there is a significant price difference between a non-G-Sync and a G-Sync display. It remains to be seen how much of that difference is replicated in FreeSync displays.

And let me be clear: I am glad FreeSync products are hitting shelves, and I'm glad it works. I just don't understand why it had to take AMD lying for a year in order to get us here - why couldn't they just have dealt with us straight up, like professionals? The tech wouldn't end up any different. What was the point?

1- It doesn't Require new hardware to be added to the manufacturing process. you don't add DRM chipsets to a monitor like Nvidia did on their NoteBook extravaganza. .. it's integrated in the controller itself. You can' never update FW on a monitor.. and i want to see where you read that on AMDs lips?
2- it will have less input lag.. buy one and you will see it.
3- Any VESA standard monitor in the future with dp 1.2A and 1.3Dp will have Freesync "Adaptive Sync" integrated in it anyway.
4-Product Testing,. Validating it's 100% working. Not rushing products to just gain market Share and make as much money as possible even if they had to lie about it.



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I'd like you to point out a G-Sync license fee, please.





So Probably Acer just think Nvidia Fans are loaded and will pay 100$ MORE or Nvidia Really Charges Them !!!!

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They can't review FreeSync until the drivers are out for it, and the drivers aren't out for it.

Yes that's exactly why Youtube had 7 Titan Videos the moment it was released. One Second Shipping via time travel machine.


I'm sorry about my sarcasm. this is probably the first time i just answer someone that hard. but he got on my nerves.
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Lmao the top two-three posters in this thread are Nvidia zealots.
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So now they are trying to say we expected a free monitor. The idiocy astounds me. applaud.gif

what did you expect from them ? biggrin.gif
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Lmao the top two-three posters in this thread are Nvidia zealots.

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This is idiotic. The same monitor without A-Sync is more expensive and people keep complaining about price.

I wonder if there's another level to beat.
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Well okay I was just a little upset that my ULMB question didn't get answer and just plain skipped it when it was up on the list of questions in the video.

ULMB and similar tech is important to me and if I am going to have to upgrade my monitor I'm not just going to get G-Sync/FreeSync and not have backlight strobing tech. Thats why G-Sync monitors are still better in my opinion its the total package. With FreeSync I'm currently going to have to see what the monitor manufactures do to complete the package. So far my option are limited too because the only companies that have shown to have blacklight strobing is Nvidia, Benq, LG, and Eizo.

Edited by overvolted - 3/3/16 at 11:04am
post #96 of 1757
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

that is funny that the non freesync version is more expensive lol, wonder why they arent cheaper or the same price.

ive got my eye on 3 of these though http://www.amazon.com/BenQ-BL3201PH-Monitor-32-Inch-LED-Lit/dp/B00O1B5M9I/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1426257409&sr=8-6&keywords=4k+ips+monitor

so no freesync or gsync for me.

I like the blue filter technology, should reduce eye strain a bit. When the node shrink GPUs show up I'll have to check if BenQ has an AdaptiveSync/FreeSync version of this out.
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I like the blue filter technology, should reduce eye strain a bit. When the node shrink GPUs show up I'll have to check if BenQ has an AdaptiveSync/FreeSync version of this out.

im probably going to order one of them today to see if i like it, ill order the other 2 later this month if i do like them.
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Its very important for the dynamic refresh range to start at 30 fps rather than 40 fps. Even if you have a powerful card like the upcoming R9 390X the min fps will get below 40 fps on a single GPU in a demanding game like Rome Total War Atilla at 1440p. I hope monitor vendors aim to bring dynamic refresh range of 30 - max monitor refresh frequency.
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Again where are the new AMD drivers due today??? Or is today just more empty AMD promises.
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Its very important for the dynamic refresh range to start at 30 fps rather than 40 fps. Even if you have a powerful card like the upcoming R9 390X the min fps will get below 40 fps on a single GPU in a demanding game like Rome Total War Atilla at 1440p. I hope monitor vendors aim to bring dynamic refresh range of 30 - max monitor refresh frequency.
Even worse this monitor starts at 48hz. LOL Whats the point?
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im probably going to order one of them today to see if i like it, ill order the other 2 later this month if i do like them.

Are you trying out freesync ? I thought you had decided on the four Titan-X cards and thus Gsync was your only option ? smile.gif
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Again where are the new AMD drivers due today??? Or is today just more empty AMD promises.

It should be here today. fressync reviews are out. so chill man.
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Even worse this monitor starts at 48hz. LOL Whats the point?

imo 48 Hz is not good. the benq and acer 1440p monitors are also 40 - 144 hz. It would be better for monitor vendors to aim for 30 - max freq.
Edited by raghu78 - 3/19/15 at 9:36am
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