Forum discussion tagged with freesync.
  1. O

    Question Casual gamer, wanting to go from 60hz to 75hz with g-sync/freesync

    Hi As the title says.. I'm a casual gamer. But I do play one semi-competitive fps game. Crysis 1 ;) I have a 60hz monitor, and I use v-sync (for a cool and silent computer). but it doesn't have g-sync/freesync. Now I'm looking to get a new monitor with higher refresh rate and sync. Wouldn't it...
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    Question ASUS PG32UK - Urgent question on Hz and Freesync ?

    Can the ASUS PG32UK 4K do 144Hz at 4K with HDR via HDMI 2.1? The monitor supports 4K 144Hz. I have an ASUS TUF 4090 which supports HDMI 2.1/HDR and a very good HDMI 2.1 cable. Online I read some conflicting answers. I believe you can but wanted to check. Also, I have to use HDMI and not DP...
  3. ethan206

    [SOLVED] How To Enable G-SYNC on Monitor

    I recently got a new monitor (ASUS TUF Gaming VG27AQ1A) and it's listed as G-SYNC compatible however I can't find the option to enable it anywhere. I'm using a Blade 14 (RTX 3060 Laptop GPU) and I've tried messing around in Settings & NVIDIA Control Panel, but I can't find the option to turn on...
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    Question LG 32GN650-B & Radeon R7 260X - I can't set more than 120Hz.

    Hi, I have a problem with an LG monitor, the exact model is 32GN650-B. According to the specifications of the monitor it supports 165 Hz, HDR and FreeSync technology. It was connected yesterday to a computer with a Radeon R7 260X graphics card, and in the Windows settings I have the option to...
  5. M

    Question Freesync With Nvidia

    HI just hoping somebody could help me i just bought a 75Hz Acer monitor and found out it had amd freesync and after looking online found out that it works with nvidia GPU but eh option to enable it doesnt come up in the control panel i have a feeling that its something im doing wrong but dont...
  6. applennm

    Question Samsung monitor and G-sync compatibility issues.

    My brother is using the Samsung monitor S27R350 (75hz) and this monitor has AMD Free-sync, with HDMI and D-sub ports, and no DisplayPort. He wants to utilize the Free-sync technology. Although he has an NVIDIA GPU 10 series (GTX 1650), I believe that we can still use Free-sync on an NVIDIA GPU...
  7. R

    Question NVIDIA Freesync black screen issue ?

    Recently i moved changed GPU from RX5600XT to an RTX 2060 since with that i have weird issue with my monitor. My monitor isn't a named monitor its like cheap monitor from small company with Freesync at 90~144hz which i used it for my RX 5600XT, when i use 5600xt with that totally fine. but...
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    Question FreeSync on/off / HT on/off

    Hello all, I recently got a new monitor LG UltraGear 27GN750-B 240hz and am a mildly casual player with friends on Valorant. I see that this monitor comes with FreeSync Premium. I would like to know some opinions on if I should have it on or off (using the OSD) I usually don't play at...
  9. carl678

    Question Freesync not working properly ?

    As the title says, my freesync isn't working properly on my 24GM79G-B 144hz monitor. It makes the screen flicker or makes the game tear even worse with it enabled. List of things i've tried to solve the issue: Reinstalling drivers multiple times Disabling fullscreen optimizations Limiting my...
  10. m4r1n7

    [SOLVED] will AOC 24G2U FullHD IPS 144Hz work fine with gtx 1080ti?

    So my question is Iam having benq 2420g monitor gysnc atm but want to buy another monitor with 144hz will aoc 24g2u 1080p 144hz freesync work normally on my gtx 1080ti card? I wont be having issues? i could use smooth 144hz with dp?
  11. PetarStev

    Question AOC 27G2U Setup

    So this a G-Sync compatible monitor. Do I need to enable FreeSync in the OSD settings then enable G-Sync for it to work? Also what are the best overdrive and colour settings for this model?
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    [SOLVED] Help choosing a monitor

    I'm only a part time computer enthusiast. I had a dual screen setup but one has died so I'm on the hunt for a replacement. I don't do hardcore gaming but I do fly in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 and love my scenery. FPS isn't a huge factor in this game although that can be hotly debated...
  13. Markoni51x1

    Question 1MS MPRT vs 4MS FreeSync Premium 144Hz Monitor

    So my question is: Is it better to use 1MS MPRT or FreeSync Premium 4ms for playing PUBG game. Also monitor have 144Hz. What you think guys?
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    [SOLVED] FreeSync pretending to work but really it isn't ?

    Hello, I recently got Gigabyte M27Q monitor(FreeSync premium supported) with a Sapphire AMD 6900 XT and found FreeSync not working as expected in Battlefield 2042. FreeSync turned on everywhere and i can see monitor constantly adjusting frequency for video card framerate but still have some...
  15. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Are there some monitors that support both g-sync and freesync?

    Greetings, First off, apologies for the dumb question, but the title says it all. Are there any monitors that support both g-sync and freesync at the same time.
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    [SOLVED] My monitor won't stay at 144Hz when using display port

    I recently bought a display port cable so I could use freesync for my Dell S-series 144Hz monitor. When I first switched to display port, I could use freesync at 144hz but it reset back to 60hz after a few days leaving no option to switch back on either windows display menu or nvidia panel...
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    [SOLVED] Ultra wide monitor

    I'm looking for a free sync ultrawide monitor for my pc Dark hero 5 Dd4 64gb Samsung pro 1 tb Sapphire nitro plus special edition plus Thor 1200 w platinum Ryzen 9 5900x Maybe I'll add some hdd or ssd Probably a liam li xl dynamic and a Aio
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    [SOLVED] Laptop with AMD FreeSync Premium and a Nvidia card

    Hi, I bought a Lenovo Legion 5 laptop. It has a AMD CPU and RTX 3060 GPU. In its website, the display part says "AMD FreeSync™ Premium". What does it mean? How can I enable the freesync? In the Nvidia control panel, there is no G-sync option. I updated everything I can think of, but still no...
  19. Karan Yelve

    [SOLVED] Do cable adapters/ converters kill HDMI 2.1/DP1.4 cables full potential?

    Hi. Hope everyone is doing well. I was wondering if cable converters/adapters kill the potential of HDMI 2.1 cables or DP 1.4 cables. For example if I were to use a simple/cheap adapter for my HDMI 2.1 cable (Mini HDMI to HDMI) will it work without any issues or will I suffer loss in quality...
  20. n9neman

    Question Freesync brightness/lighting flickering

    Whenever I have freesync enabled, when I'm in games I get brightness flickering, and its quite noticeable. ESPECIALLY in menus/loading screens (although it still does it outside of menus). It doesnt seem to do it on desktop or anything, just in games. Things I've tried: Turning vsync on/off...
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    [SOLVED] 100hz vs 180hz

    I have a Alienware AW3418DW. And I recently have been thinking about upgrading it. And stumble upon a Acer Predator monitor at my local micro center this model here: Acer Predator X34 GSbmiipphuzx 34" QHD 180Hz...
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    Question Philips monitor no freesync or sound

    I have a Philips 246e9q monitor and a Radeon r7 200 series graphics card. I tried to turn on freesync in Radeon settings but it says you need a compatible display. I am running 1920x1080 @75 hz. I know for sure my display is compatible (it has freesync stickers on the box and the monitor...
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    [SOLVED] Would this freesync monitor work with MSI GeForce GTX 1660 6GB Gaming X Graphics Card?

    I have this monitor ( and it supports freesync and I want to know if I can buy this GPU ( and have the freesync still work? Thanks in advance!
  24. MxzsyXII

    [SOLVED] Nvidia control panels shows 144hz monitor as 120hz max when using 'native' resolution 1080p

    When choosing my monitor resolution and refresh rate through the Nvidia control panel, the max refresh rate option is capped to 120Hz if I want to use 1080p native. (The max refresh rate options in Windows settings changes with what I set in the Nvidia control panel) But if I scroll down the...
  25. MacTavish08

    [SOLVED] Should I be worried about screen tearing?

    Hello guys. I recently ordered a GTX 1080 TI and I have a FreeSync Samsung monitor. Am I gonna have issues if there's a discrepancy between the technology of the monitor and the capabilities of the GPU? Is there anything NVIDIA provides to act as a subsitute for FreeSync when using my monitor...
  26. alexalexa221

    [SOLVED] Enabling FreeSync without using Radeon Software?

    Basically, I kept having black screens and unstable overclocks when installing the AMD drivers and software included so what I did was installing the drivers through device manager so I can get rid of the software itself but still have the necessary drivers installed. The problem is that I get...
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    Question Trouble with freesync

    I have recently upgraded to an amd card (rx 5600xt) and have it hooked up to an xfa240 monitor I cannot for the life of me get free sync to turn on. I turned on vrr in windows, set the refresh rate to 144, turned on freesync on the radeon app, and made sure i was using a dp cable. Whats...
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    Question Slight Blinking/Flicker Issue on my Samsung 1440p 144hz 27" VA Monitor

    Yo, I just bought a Samsung 1440p 144hz 27" VA monitor (LC27JG54QQWXXL), and I've had some slight issues of the screen blinking when I play games like Warzone or sometimes even when I'm on Chrome (HW acceleration is off). Upgraded from another samsung monitor which was 1080p 72hz, but it didn't...
  29. R

    [SOLVED] Does display port to HDMI adapter support Freesync for Nvidia GPUs?

    I have a 75Hz Samsung monitor(LS24R350FHWXXL) and it only has HDMI and VGA ports but it does support AMD Freesync. I understand Nvidia GPUs can use the technology and I have a 1650 Super. From all online articles, I gather I need to use the display port on my card to use this G-sync on freesync...
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    [SOLVED] why do i experience screen tearing with freesync enabled?

    so i have a freesync monitor and an amd cpu and gpu. my display is connected via a displayport cable and i have freesync enabled on both the monitor and in the radeon settings, yet i still experience screen tearing. any idea as to why the freesync isn't working?
  31. R

    [SOLVED] X570m Pro4 with 2x SAPPHIRE AMD RX 570 GPU's

    Aloha everyone, My system specs are as follows: M/B - Asrock X570M Pro4 CPU - AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (w/Noctua NH-U12S) RAM - 2x Corsair Veng. 3200MHz 16Gb (32Gb total RAM) GPU - 2x SAPPHIRE AMD RX570 8Gb (matched) SSD - CRUCIAL P1 NVME M.2 1Tb (In primary M.2 slot under aluminum shroud) HDD - 2TB...
  32. M

    [SOLVED] Freesync causing stutters in older games

    When I play some older games, the games will stutter a lot. Even if I have it in borderless fullscreen and the fps capped it still does it. Examples are: surgeon simulator (the old one), portal 1, and other similar games. When I turn off freesync on my monitor or in amd settings the stuttering...
  33. R

    Question 27" 1440p 144hz IPS Freesync vs 24" 1080p 144hz IPS Freesync

    I am building a PC with the below specs and i need suggestions in getting a perfect monitor for the below specs. I am looking for an IPS panel with Refresh rate more than 75Hz atleast. Below are the points that i already knew, More PPI means more sharpness. 27 inch 1440p PPI is more than 24...
  34. K

    [SOLVED] Is freesync activated through Radeon Settings or monitor OSD... or could it be both?

    Hi everyone. Thanks for taking the time to check on my issue. Let me explain my concern a bit. Situation is that I have been having numerous issues ever since getting a passed down rx 580 8gb. I know the card is in great condition as installing ONLY the drivers and without Radeon software does...
  35. M

    [SOLVED] Activate G-Sync on Asus G14

    Hello! I am trying to actvate G-Sync on my new Asus G14 with RTX 2060. However, the option is not showing in Nvidia control panel. From what I understand the display support Freesync and also have G-Sync Compatible available. But the option to set up G-Sync is not there. Has anyone got this to...
  36. KForce

    [SOLVED] Advice Needed ASAP: Best 144hz Budget Monitor?

    Hey, I'm currently looking for a 144hz monitor (with freesync as well) for the best price (in CAD) I can get it at. I don't mind the response time as long as its under 5ms. So far I've looked through lots of monitors and found some decent ones, but some of them have reviews saying that there are...
  37. GoldKingCobra

    [SOLVED] 2060 (G-Sync Compatible) vs 5600XT (Freesync) with Freesync 144hz Monitor

    I'm currently planning a new b450 build for high/ultra 1080p gaming. I'm between the RTX 2060 and the RX 5600XT. I definitely lean more towards Nvidia as my pfp may hint and I like the evga ko aftermarket design. I would normally just go for the 2060 but at this budget I'm going to be buying...
  38. GettoDacul

    [SOLVED] 165Hz + 75 Hz monitors

    Hello there! So I am running a dual monitor setup, one having 165Hz and the other having 75Hz. I am having the common issue where the refresh rate of my 2nd monitor drops to the refresh rate of the 1st one. Both are Freesync compatible but I am using a GTX 1070 card. My question is, would I fix...
  39. Drewla16

    [SOLVED] no Freesync/GSync worries

    Hello All, Im looking at picking up a samsung monitor - SAMSUNG LC32JG50QQ. I like it for size, price and the panel quality,(reviews are good). I've looked multiple places and so on, no pages state this screen supports freesync/gsync... I want to use this screen with my gaming build that...
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    [SOLVED] Does it support freesync?

    Does this screen support freesync? AOC G2590PX