Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Gsync not working in windowed mode
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Gsync not working in windowed mode

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
Hey guys, for some reason I can't get gsync to work in windowed mode.. I have gsync set to enable for both windowed and full screen in the nvidia control panel, but for example when I load up Battlefront, the monitor is in normal mode, gsync is off. Any ideas why this is? I do have a multi monitor setup, but only game on the main gsync panel.
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 10
Thread Starter 
Anyone? :\
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 10
Thread Starter 
Bump
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 10
You might have to disable the other monitors - try the single G-Sync monitors first to see if it works.
post #5 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by speedyeggtart View Post

You might have to disable the other monitors - try the single G-Sync monitors first to see if it works.

Just tried that with no luck, it should work with multi monitors either way. On the G-sync setup page it says 1. Set the g-sync capable display as the primary display on Set up multiple displays page, which it is.
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by mr2cam View Post

Just tried that with no luck, it should work with multi monitors either way. On the G-sync setup page it says 1. Set the g-sync capable display as the primary display on Set up multiple displays page, which it is.

Are you using the newest drivers? I know drivers before June 2015 cannot support it.
post #7 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by speedyeggtart View Post

Are you using the newest drivers? I know drivers before June 2015 cannot support it.

Yes im on the newest drivers
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Ok so I did some more playing with this today and when I switch from windows basic mode to an aero theme, my monitor actually says that Gsync is on in windowed mode now! But even though it says it is on, it doesn't work.. I have a refresh rate bar on my screen at all times and when in fullscreen I can watch gsync lower my monitors refresh rate based on my fps, but in windowed mode even though it says that gsync is on, it just holds right at 144hz..
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 10
Thread Starter 
Well I finally figured out how to get gsync to work in windowed mode, I either had to enable Aero desktop for windows 7 or upgrade to windows 10. I decided to upgrade.. Working like a charm now
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
Cameron's PC
(21 items)
 
Media Center
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 5820k Asus TUF X99 Sabertooth EVGA 1080 TI Founders  Corsair Dominator Platinum Series 32GB  
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB Toshiba 2TB HD Samsung 950 Pro m.2 EK Predator 360 
CoolingCoolingOSMonitor
EK 1080ti Waterblock EK 240mm radiator Windows 10 Professional  Acer XB270HU  
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus VE278H Asus VE278H Corsair K70 Lux Corsair RM 850x 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Be Quiet Darkbase 900 Pro Logitech G500s DXRacer Pad Bose 2 channel speakers 
Audio
Sennheiser Game One 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel 6700K Gigabyte Z170MX-Gaming 5 MSI 1080  Corsair LPX DDR4 16GB 3000MHZ 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB Western DIgital Red 4GB Corsair H100i Windows 10 Pro 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung UN60J6200 60-Inch 1080p Smart LED TV  Logitech K400 plus EVGA 550W Gold Fractal Design Mini C 
Audio
Vizio sound bar and wireless sub 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 10
For me, using Windows 10 did not even helped. All windowed games din't use g-sync. Weired fix, that did it for me: disable g-sync at all. run a fullscreen-game (in my case the new doom), enable it again while the game is running. Then close the game, restart the system. After this, suddenly all windowed games are using g-sync.
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Monitors and Displays
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Monitors and Displays › Gsync not working in windowed mode