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I just wish they would pick one open source standard and go with. I read that people have gotten free sync to work with Nvidia though.
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I just wish they would pick one open source standard and go with. I read that people have gotten free sync to work with Nvidia though.

The major downside of the FreeSync version X34 is its max overclock is 75hz. For me that's just not enough. Upside is its quite a bit cheaper.
 
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I just wish they would pick one open source standard and go with. I read that people have gotten free sync to work with Nvidia though.
I have never seen a Nvidia desktop GPU hacked to enable Gsync. Only Freesync I have seen working on GTX GPUs is on laptop GPUs which is actually very similar to Freesync. I agree I wish there was a standard also, but I don't think Nvidia will give that up on the desktop GPUs side any time soon.

And yes I can see a fairly large difference from 75hz & 100hz.
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I am looking at the freesync version, however, have a 780ti, is that problem? I did see that people were overclocking it to around 85hz, which isn't far off from my 96hz I'm used to. Is that enough? Does going from 85 to 100 really make a big difference? I've heard that it doesn't and the main difference can be noticed going from 60 to 80-ish.

 

Yes, you're going to have a huge problem. According to TFT Central review of the FreeSync version the monitor drops frames using Nvidia cards. Acer never fixed the issue as far as I know (the reviews still shows the warning/note too): http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/acer_xr341ck.htm

 

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The major downside of the FreeSync version X34 is its max overclock is 75hz. For me that's just not enough. Upside is its quite a bit cheaper.
 

Nope, the major downside is dropped frames as I mentioned above (only if you use Nvidia cards though) :h34r-smi 


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dont buy refurb for 999$ it was on sale at COSTCO for that price brand new..

i missed out while on the phone wating for best buy to price match it sold out!
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yeah 900$ is too much. If anyone sees a deal on one of these used for the 700$ range, please let me know!

Thanks!
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yeah 900$ is too much. If anyone sees a deal on one of these used for the 700$ range, please let me know!

Thanks!

You can get the 75hz freesync version for less then $900 new. Goodluck getting the much better 100hz Gsync version for that price even used. If someone is selling for that cheap it probably has tons of flaws. Excessive backlight bleed/ IPS glow/ dead pixels etc.
 
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You can get the 75hz freesync version for less then $900 new. Goodluck getting the much better 100hz Gsync version for that price even used. If someone is selling for that cheap it probably has tons of flaws. Excessive backlight bleed/ IPS glow/ dead pixels etc.

I think you'd be surprised how cheap rich people will sell their stuff when they want to upgrade. I have a lot of experience with this sort of thing.

I can't do the freesync version because I have 780ti GTX card.
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I think you'd be surprised how cheap rich people will sell their stuff when they want to upgrade. I have a lot of experience with this sort of thing.

I can't do the freesync version because I have 780ti GTX card.

Problem is there's nothing to upgrade to right now. Once X34P comes out, then you may find a few of "older" ones on the used market.
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I think you'd be surprised how cheap rich people will sell their stuff when they want to upgrade. I have a lot of experience with this sort of thing.

I can't do the freesync version because I have 780ti GTX card.

You are asking someone to sell a <1 year old monitor for almost 50% off($700 for $1200 MSRP+tax), that's asking too much. And even when you get it 780Ti will have problem even holding 60 FPS at this resolution with AAA games( you seem to be not in position to upgrade GPU either).

In any case, good luck thumb.gif
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