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G-sync will it be a dead technology?
I ve heard about adaptive sync on DP 1.2 alias freesync?
Another question, my main games are relative old games or games that don't need high specs either, do i need G-Sync?
I hate tearing really but v sync on is even worse because it causes input lag on my mouse lol
If i had choice between 144 hertz monitor and G-Sync monitor, what would you choose?
Thanks
post #72 of 113

Put it this way. Play Diablo 3 ROS, then get back to me whether or not GSync makes a difference. Particularly in input lag versus VSync in that game (not including smoothing out the constantly fluctuating frametimes which cause tearing when you turn off VSync/GSync.

 

 

It might not be worth it to OP or others. But for me, it is the difference between playing a game and suffering a major headache afterwards, or not.

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G-sync will it be a dead technology?
I ve heard about adaptive sync on DP 1.2 alias freesync?
Another question, my main games are relative old games or games that don't need high specs either, do i need G-Sync?
I hate tearing really but v sync on is even worse because it causes input lag on my mouse lol
If i had choice between 144 hertz monitor and G-Sync monitor, what would you choose?
Thanks

Whether or not you need G-SYNC depends on whether or not you're bothered by the amount of tearing you see in your games. As for 144 Hz vs G-SYNC, I chose a monitor that has both and I recommend others do the same. thumb.gif
 
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Whether or not you need G-SYNC depends on whether or not you're bothered by the amount of tearing you see in your games. As for 144 Hz vs G-SYNC, I chose a monitor that has both and I recommend others do the same. thumb.gif

I agree. Screen tearing makes me irrationally angry so I've always used V Sync and dealt with the associated issues. Now I have the best of both worlds.
 
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On which game, do you even notice tearing?

- old games such as counter strike, quake?

- newest games such as Witcher 3, GTA V, BF4?


If i had a 970 GTX config and 144 hz monitor, it would imply that i could get over constant 144 fps on old games and less than 144 fps on newest games
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On which game, do you even notice tearing?

- old games such as counter strike, quake?

- newest games such as Witcher 3, GTA V, BF4?


If i had a 970 GTX config and 144 hz monitor, it would imply that i could get over constant 144 fps on old games and less than 144 fps on newest games

Tearing occurs when there is a mismatch between frame rate and refresh rate, be it lower or higher. It or associated effects (juddering) are noticeable by sensitive users such as myself whether the game is old or new and whether running above or below the refresh rate.
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If you could cap framerate at monitor refresh rate, does it eliminate/lower tearing?
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On which game, do you even notice tearing?

- old games such as counter strike, quake?

- newest games such as Witcher 3, GTA V, BF4?


If i had a 970 GTX config and 144 hz monitor, it would imply that i could get over constant 144 fps on old games and less than 144 fps on newest games

Too many to list. I play a variety of old games and modern games, and I've seen tearing in both. It was worst in TES IV: Oblivion and KOTOR. Also, shortly before I got my XB270HU, I started looking for tearing just to build up my hype for G-SYNC. In so doing I found tearing more often. mad.gif
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If you could cap framerate at monitor refresh rate, does it eliminate/lower tearing?

This was my solution before getting a G-SYNC monitor but it didn't really help. Adaptive V-Sync is the best solution if you don't have G-SYNC or FreeSync, since you won't get V-Sync stutter with adaptive V-Sync at least.
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For me gsync wasn't really about removing the tearing, it was about making the image stable. Vsync on or off all cause stutters due to the cadence of the images not matching the refresh of the monitor and gsync fixes it. Combine that with the fact you have zero tearing and the image feels a lot more solid.

The general impact for me was that I was happier in a lot of games at a much lower FPS than otherwise. With gsync I was happy playing BF4 with 60-80 fps, beforehand I always wanted > 100 fps. In Arma 3 I was comfortable down to 40 fps whereas before on 144hz I noticed the moment it was below 60. Its not really tears or no tears its how solid the images are.
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You'll see VR sets sitting next to dusty Wii's and unused tablets once the "wow" factor wears off.

You forgot the Virtual Boy.
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