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Does the fact that Freesync can only handle 75hz at 3440x1440 and Gsync can handle 100hz at the same resolution makes Gsync a superior tech?

Yes, Gsync is superior in some ways, wider sync range for one.

But I don't know if the fact that 3440x1440 FreeSync models are 75Hz is a limitation of the tech or just lower quality panels being used. Nvidia has like 80% of the market, so it makes business sense for monitor manufactures to put their best (and most expensive) displays under the G-Sync banner.
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Any word on pre-orders here in the states?
post #233 of 1177
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Does the fact that Freesync can only handle 75hz at 3440x1440 and Gsync can handle 100hz at the same resolution makes Gsync a superior tech?

Sort of. The G-SYNC module is responsible for these overclocks that we see (like on the Acer Predator X34, XB271HU, ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q, and probably this PG348Q). The G-SYNC module just seems to have numerous benefits. Every G-SYNC monitor I've seen tested has basically no input lag, and the wider sync range was crucial before but not so much anymore thanks to AMD's low frame rate compensation.
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Sort of. The G-SYNC module is responsible for these overclocks that we see (like on the Acer Predator X34, XB271HU, ASUS ROG Swift PG279Q, and probably this PG348Q). The G-SYNC module just seems to have numerous benefits. Every G-SYNC monitor I've seen tested has basically no input lag, and the wider sync range was crucial before but not so much anymore thanks to AMD's low frame rate compensation.

Is the G-Sync module really responsible though? I say this because you can run the X34 without G-Sync and still have it at 100 Hz, at least on an Nvidia card.

I wonder if anyone has tried the X34 with an AMD card and overclocked it.
Edited by x3sphere - 1/25/16 at 5:55pm
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Is the G-Sync module really responsible though? I say this because you can run the X34 without G-Sync and still have it at 100 Hz, at least on an Nvidia card.

I wonder if anyone has tried the X34 with an AMD card and overclocked it.

G-SYNC itself is not responsible but the hardware module is. This is what I hear from really experienced people, I think TFTCentral has said it too but I'm not 100% sure.
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post #236 of 1177
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G-SYNC itself is not responsible but the hardware module is. This is what I hear from really experienced people, I think TFTCentral has said it too but I'm not 100% sure.

Actually I just read the TFTcentral review again and they said it was able to run at 100 Hz on their AMD system
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We were pleased to find it reached 100Hz reliably on both our NVIDIA and AMD systems, without frame dropping and without any observed side-effects.

That's interesting. Not that there'd be much point though, buying a $1300 display and not being able to use adaptive sync.

This does make me more curious if that newer LG can be pushed further above 75Hz though

I see what you're saying about the hardware module though, it's possible it is still doing something to drive these refresh rates even with an AMD card connected.
Edited by x3sphere - 1/25/16 at 6:33pm
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That's interesting. Not that there'd be much point though, buying a $1300 display and not being able to use adaptive sync.

After spending 1200 bucks on a huge monitor, one may be broke af and buy a cheap low-end Radeon until be able to afford a proper GPU tongue.gif
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After spending 1200 bucks on a huge monitor, one may be broke af and buy a cheap low-end Radeon until be able to afford a proper GPU tongue.gif
It's just like buying a GTR and refueling it with fryer oil.
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Asus Sweden have now got the monitor, so i guess it will be shipped to shops/costumers very soon.






source: https://sv-se.facebook.com/asussverige
Edited by Spiriva - 1/26/16 at 10:04am
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Is there a difference with PG348Q ?
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