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post #151 of 290
1. Yes, it works

2. I don't think there is any difference running this panel from 35-90Hz or 56-144Hz as there are monitors with the exact same panel tht support both ranges.

3. I keep it at default range atm. Will be using 56-144Hz range once I buy Vega.
post #152 of 290
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Just bought this monitor from Newegg (they were running a special last week where it was going for $489).

So far, so good. My unit has a Nov 2015 build date on it. Usual IPS glow (which I'm used to from owning IPS monitors over the last half decade). No dead pixels. No yellow corners. Using ICC profile from TFT Central alongside their recommendations (Racing Mode, 28 Brightness, 80 Contrast, 0 Vivid Pixel, and 100/96/96 for RGB.

Question 1: does Freesync work using the Mini-DP to DP cable that came with the monitor? I'm still rocking an older Nvidia GeForce GTX 670 so I can't test this yet (I'm waiting for the next round of higher-end AMD cards to come out).

Question 2: Just checking in on folks who are overclocking the Freesync range from 35hz-90hz to 57hz-144hz. Are there any longer-term reports or anecdotes about overclocking side effects?

Question 3: For those who have overclocked before, is your preference to operate Freesync at 35hz-90hz? Or do you like the overclocked 57hz-144hz better?

With your GTX 670, do you have 144 hz in the monitor?
post #153 of 290

Just waiting on my third MG279Q to come back from an exchange and I can finally test Freesync with triple monitors in eyefinity.  Haha i'm going to need it with only Crossfire FURY X's.  Look forward to VEGA.

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post #154 of 290

Finally got my monitors in place.   Here she is!

 

 

Still setting up my battlestation. Planning to mount my ASUS PB287Q 4K monitor above the triples.

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Finally got my monitors in place.   Here she is!
Nice setup!

How's Freesync?
    
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Nice setup!

How's Freesync?

 

Thanks! Freesync really smooths out the bottom spectrum of frames at 7680x1440P. I've only tested a few games so far with Freesync on.  Generally I have my refresh set on 144hz with everything to the limit with Crossfire R9 FURY X sans AA and I rarely see myself dropping down the 60 FPS thresh hold to consider Freesync at all.  I can only imagine what VEGA will offer.

 

I was originally considering a larger 4K monitor or even an Ultrawide 34-inch, but that 60hz and 75hz cap steered me away. Glad I went with three of these instead.

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By the way, has anyone tested input lag at lower framerates with Freesync, either at 35-90hz or 60ish-144hz?

TFTCentral reported input lag increase and no variation in response time, but Prad, after the firmware update, reported no input lag increase and variation in response time.

Just wondering if the firmware update is the cause of both differences or if either Prad or TFTC made errors during testing.
    
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By the way, has anyone tested input lag at lower framerates with Freesync, either at 35-90hz or 60ish-144hz?

TFTCentral reported input lag increase and no variation in response time, but Prad, after the firmware update, reported no input lag increase and variation in response time.

Just wondering if the firmware update is the cause of both differences or if either Prad or TFTC made errors during testing.

Which firmware update was this?
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post #159 of 290
There was a firmware update? How do you update it for a monitor?
post #160 of 290
The Firmware isn't user-ugradeable. You would have to send in your monitor to Asus service.
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