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Just noticed most people's monitors have a GSync logo in the lower left corner of monitor, but mine says IPS instead.

Does that make it an older/newer model or something?
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Just noticed most people's monitors have a GSync logo in the lower left corner of monitor, but mine says IPS instead.

Does that make it an older/newer model or something?
I think the first batch says IPS (mine included, from Oct 2015). I noticed that they put a G-Sync sticker there instead, on later shipments... I wondered if it was due to a copyright infringement? Because LG owns the name "In-Plane Switching" for their technology, whereas AU Optronics (the makers of this panel) technically call their version of it "Advanced Hyper-Viewing Angle". I wondered if the G-Sync sticker was put on there to cover the IPS printed on the bezel? But it could be that they just preferred to advertise the G-Sync capability instead of IPS.
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Could you let me know if the spot from my monitor is a dead pixel or a dust particle, as it shows on every test that I' ve done (black, white, color tests).

And if it is dust, how do you suggest to have it removed?
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How is this monitor for fps games like overwatch and battlefield? Right now I'm using an Asus VG248qe will I notice a huge difference in performance wise?
No.
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How is this monitor for fps games like overwatch and battlefield? Right now I'm using an Asus VG248qe will I notice a huge difference in performance wise?

You'd be better off spending the money on a 1080/1070.
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How is this monitor for fps games like overwatch and battlefield? Right now I'm using an Asus VG248qe will I notice a huge difference in performance wise?
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Originally Posted by Shardnax View Post

No.
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You'd be better off spending the money on a 1080/1070.
I think they're mostly right on this... but maybe could use a little more elaboration haha...

The VG248QE is already a 144Hz monitor, so it won't be a huge step up in terms of performance. For you, there'd be three reasons to get this monitor:
  1. G-Sync: unless you are pegged at 144FPS, then you should get some benefits from G-Sync. I don't know if you run with V-Sync on or off, but either you'd get no tearing (like V-Sync off), or you'd get less latency (V-Sync on).
  2. 27" 2560x1440: a bigger screen, with more pixels... incidentally, it has nearly the same pixel density that you have now (109ppi)
  3. IPS panel: If you are sensitive to the typical shift of TN displays (moving head up or down makes some shades change), IPS corrects this problem. It also doesn't suffer from pixel inversion / interlace artifacts that most fast TN panels have.

One drawback to IPS vs TN is the IPS pixels have slower transitions... so it might have slightly more ghosting. It's more apparent if you use a strobe (ULMB/Lightboost hack), because the pixels aren't fast enough to refresh in time with the strobe.
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I have a problem with my V-sync option: Whenever I disable it and restart the computer, V-sync keeps turn automatically on, G-sync being on.
If I want to use V-sync and G-sync, I turn on triple buffering too or just V-sync?
Also, in game I keep V-sync off, or turn it on if it is on in NVIDIA Control Panel. How can I see if my G-sync is running?
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I have a problem with my V-sync option: Whenever I disable it and restart the computer, V-sync keeps turn automatically on, G-sync being on.
If I want to use V-sync and G-sync, I turn on triple buffering too or just V-sync?
Also, in game I keep V-sync off, or turn it on if it is on in NVIDIA Control Panel. How can I see if my G-sync is running?

If you want to use V-Sync and G-SYNC (which means V-Sync takes over at 144 FPS in order to prevent it from going over), just enable G-SYNC in NVIDIA control panel and don't change anything else.

Otherwise you can enable G-SYNC in the control panel, disable V-Sync everywhere and instead force an FPS limit to 142 or 143.

The refresh rate monitor in the monitor's OSD will tell you if G-SYNC is working. In a game it should match the frame rate. Of course it wouldn't be helpful to test a game in which you get a constant 144 FPS, so test one with fluctuating frame rate and see if the monitor's refresh rate OSD fluctuates with it.
 
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but the problem is i turn on G-sync and v sync turns on autmatically in nvidia control panel after i reboot my pc, i force v sync off and after reboot my v sync is back on.So i read somewhere that G-sync was updated not so long time a go and now it force v sync on in nvidia control panel... also if i use g sync and v sync i turn tiple buffering on also ?
The problem is i don t want to use v sync but it s keeps turning on
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but the problem is i turn on G-sync and v sync turns on autmatically in nvidia control panel after i reboot my pc, i force v sync off and after reboot my v sync is back on.So i read somewhere that G-sync was updated not so long time a go and now it force v sync on in nvidia control panel... also if i use g sync and v sync i turn tiple buffering on also ?
The problem is i don t want to use v sync but it s keeps turning on

Well don't worry; with both G-SYNC and V-Sync on, V-Sync will only activate at 144 FPS (or 165 FPS if you're using the overclock). I assume triple buffering only enables triple buffering with said V-Sync, but I just leave it untouched (which is off by default). No point in enabling it really because G-SYNC is suggested in games where your frame rate fluctuates and is typically below 120, during which V-Sync would never be enabled.

Truth be told if you're getting 144 or 165 FPS with no drops below 120 FPS, you'd be better off disabling G-SYNC and instead using ULMB plus triple buffered V-Sync plus an in-game FPS limiter when available (setting it to 118 FPS).
 
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