Forum discussion tagged with GSync.
  1. Gary915

    Question XPS17 Gsync/USB Dock (Thunderbolt 4)

    I just purchased a Dell XPS17 i9-11900H RTX3060 6GB. I have a 1440p 144hz GSync Panel for my gaming PC, but it doesnt have an RTX card. I would like to try games using RayTracing through my 144hz monitor. Is this possible through the laptop? It has 4 thunderbolt 4 ports. Also, any recommended...
  2. 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...
  3. K

    Question Vesa Mount HP OMEN - 27" IPS LED QHD FreeSync & G-Sync Compatible Gaming Monitor

    HP OMEN - 27" IPS LED QHD FreeSync & G-Sync Compatible Gaming Monitor I have recently purchased the HP OMEN - 27" IPS LED QHD FreeSync & G-Sync Compatible Gaming Monitor ( and upon opening the box, the was no...
  4. L

    [SOLVED] G-Sync / V-Sync

    Hello, I’ve read numerous times that one must enable both G-Sync and V-Sync in the Nvidia Control Panel to fully eliminate screen tearing. I had confirmed this first hand as well. One thing still puzzles me, though. What is G-Sync doing when V-Sync is on? I was under the impression G-Sync was...
  5. Lefteris Fousteris

    Question Cant enable HDR and G-Sync on GTX 980

    I have an MSI Geforce GTX 980 Gaming 4G and MSI Optix MAG251RX monitor running latest Windows 10 Pro 64bit and latest Nvidia Geforce driver version. I can enable HDR when running on DP to HDMI (60hz) adapter cable (detected as running on HDMI) but not on DP 1.4 to DP 1.4 HBR3 (240hz) Cable (Yes...
  6. M05K The Laden

    Question 165hz with 980ti

    Hello, I have a 980ti with a new 165hz monitor. Im playing Cold War currently when the fps goes from 80-100+ is butter smooth but when it gets to 70fps the monitor acts like a 60hz one. If I enable VSYNC it will be butter smooth? Because I know my GPU cant go further than 165fps with the...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] Did Gsync kill my GPU?

    So basically my (now dead) 1050ti started showing signs of dying around 4 months ago. Which is the same time around which I got a Display port cable and turned on Gsync. The issues i had at the start were display going out, crashing into a random colored screen and PC randomly restarting. Is it...
  8. C

    [SOLVED] Second monitor restarts 3 times when powering up PC

    Hi. So I don't know if this is a problem, as my second monitor works fine BUT whenever I switch outputs on my second monitor to HDMI and back to DVI(or power up the PC), both my monitors goes black for a couple of seconds and then come back on in total of 3 times, before everything is settled...
  9. M

    [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...
  10. xerxesaria

    [SOLVED] Gsync monitor vs anti-aliasing

    Hi. I have an Asus RTX 2070 and the software Nvidia GEForce Experience installed on my PC. I have a G-sync monitor and have enabled G-sync in the Nvidia Control Panel. I believe it is recommended to turn off anti aliasing when using a G-sync monitor. But, in the Nvidia GEforce Experience...
  11. V

    [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!
  12. O

    [SOLVED] Help achieving 144hz or more

    Hello, I recently purchased a 240 (280 when overclocked) 1ms response monitor (ASUS TUF VG259QMY), and with both the windows display and NVIDIA control panel settings changed appropriately I am still only receiving roughly 90-100 fps on COD Cold War. Here is my build; any guidance would be...
  13. P

    Question Monitor flashes black randomly

    Hi, My ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q randomly flashes a black screen every now and then. It doesnt happen often but its very annoying when im gaming. Its a 144hz 1440p monitor connected with the Displayport cable that was supplied with the monitor. I have tried to: Uninstall and update drivers of...
  14. JerrWolf

    [SOLVED] A few questions about Refresh Rate, Frame Rate, and Gsync.

    Hello everyone. I hope everyone is doing well in the times we're currently in. Before the questions I'll post my computer specs and the games I play. CPU: Intel i7 4790k (not overclocked) GPU: Asus Strix 980ti (not overclocked) RAM: 16GB 1333hz DDR3 (forgot the rest) Monitor: Dell S2417DG...
  15. A

    [SOLVED] Question about unplugging a gsync monitor from power while it is in standby mode

    Is it safe to unplug the power cord from a gsync monitor while it is in standby mode (rather than fully off)? Irl scenario is I have my monitor (and pc) plugged into a UPS. Our neighborhood has a couple of rolling black outs in which we lost power for a short while. Every time one happened my...
  16. teeteemo

    [SOLVED] [HELP] Is MSI Optix G24C4 G-Sync Compatible?

    Hi guys, I'm planning to upgrade my monitor from 60hz to 144hz I saw this MSI Optix G24C4 worth 9,999 PHP (Philippine currency), but I can't see any reviews if it is G-Sync compatible, can anyone here confirm / send some proof or evidence that this monitor can run G-Sync. I'm using GPU: Gigabyte...
  17. ChrisComments

    [SOLVED] Hey everyone very new here got a quick question regarding gsync and vsync.

    Is it true I should have vertical sync in nvidia control panel on and gsync on as well but in game ofc turn of vsync and limit my fps to below my refresh rate of my monitor so like 141 or less since im using a 144hz? And apparently that makes it so it only uses gync? If you don't know what im...
  18. E

    Question Best gaming monitor for this setup and requirements

    Hello, I just upgraded my PC and now have a Ryzen 9 3900x cpu, 32gb 3600 ram, RTX 2070 super gpu. I am currently using a 32" 4k 60hz monitor. I really want to upgrade this monitor to take advantage of the higher FPS this card can dish out. I know that this will not be able to do ultra 4k 100+...
  19. 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...
  20. A

    [SOLVED] Will a monitor based around gsync work fine with amd Gpu

    I have found a good deal on a new 144hz monitor (aoc g2460pg) for my setup however after watching a few reviews it seems the monitor is made for nvidia Gpus. But the price makes it very tempting will this monitor be fine with my rx580 (no screen tear of input lag at 144hz)
  21. I

    Question Is it worth buying Acer Predator XB271HU in 2020?

    I am planning to build a PC in the upcoming week and I have settled for 3700X and RTX 2070 Super build. To pair with this GPU, I was going for Acer XB271HU 1440p 144hz IPS monitor. I just wanted to know if this is still worth buying in July 2020? As this is old and expensive. Or are there any...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...

    Hello, I am experiencing stuttering / frame time spikes in every game I play. I have spent days trying to diagnose what could be causing them but to no success. This same problem was happening on my old PC that I fully upgraded 2 weeks ago and the issue is still occurring. PLEASE if you have...
  25. 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...
  26. H

    [SOLVED] Does it support freesync?

    Does this screen support freesync? AOC G2590PX
  27. Jlg823

    Question Two G-Sync Monitors?

    Just asking a hypothetical question. Currently I have a Dell S2417DG which has G-Sync and my second monitor is an older monitor that I'm forced to run at 60hz due to my GPU not having dual-link DVI. When I turn on G-Sync and if I have a video or something on my second monitor while playing...
  28. P

    [SOLVED] Gsync works well with some games but not others?

    So I got this gsync display that works pretty well with recent titles such as battlefront 2 and bannerlord, but doesn't work very well with arma 3 (a 2013 title) or csgo. In Arma in particular G-SYNC causes a lot of micro stuttering with that game for some reason, and setting it to "Fixed...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] Have a Gsync only monitor, worth getting amd gpu and losing gsync

    I have a gsync only monitor and need a gpu upgrade. I’ve been looking at the 2060 but I hear the amd series gpus are better for the price. Does gsync really matter that much to only stick with Nvidia or is it not a big deal to just use a amd gpu. Side note did amd fix the driver issues for...
  30. moonsoon0202

    [SOLVED] No display after bios splash screen.

    My display went black after I enabled gsync from the Nvidia control panel and ever since it is not displaying anything. Restarted many times, removed and reinstalled the GPU, restored bios to default. The system was running after the screen went black and for about 30 minutes I was able to hear...
  31. F

    [SOLVED] Can I connect a GSYNC monitor and a VR headset to one display port?

    Hey so I've got a 144hz gsync monitor that obviously uses a display port. However I would also love to be able to simultaneously use my Oculus Rift which also uses a display port. Problem is that my GPU only has one display port output. So my question is.. is there some sort of splitter I can...
  32. L

    [SOLVED] £1000 new gaming system, using old components if suitable (old parts listed in post)

    Hi all! I am an avid gamer and looking to update my system. I'm wanting to upgrade my system to help make Cyberpunk 2077 look and play great. I play quite a bit of Overwatch and so want something that will be able to play Overwatch 2 competitively. I am quite keen on getting G-SYNC/FREESYNC and...
  33. Lejend

    [SOLVED] Need help finding a 25inch 1440p 144Hz G-Sync monitor

    Looking for a good display as per the title of this thread. Budget is £400 Hz can be higher if within budget.
  34. Irisena

    [SOLVED] Freesync through DP to HDMI adapter with GTX 1070 and Dell se2717h

    Hi, so I recently bought a new monitor to boost my measly old 22 inch 60hz monitor to 27 inch 75hz monitor with freesync. I've heard all the news from last year that Nvidia finally supports freesync and I was eager to test the VRR experience myself. Well, few problems i've found is that I need...
  35. indianajune1

    Question is natve gsync always better then compatible / aorus ad27qd vs acer predator xb271hu bmipr

    hey guys, I'm thinking of returning the acer for this aorus ( have a dead subpixel ) becuse it has a 1mm responsw time vs 4 and hdr for roughly $40 more. the only thinbg stopping me is that native gsync. is having the built in software always going to be noticeably better then gsync compatible...
  36. A

    [SOLVED] Best Monitor for Gaming 1080p 240hz monitor vs 2k 144hz ?

    Hey All, i've posted previous post about selecting new monitor after my 1080 144hz monitor died and i'm looking for a new one now im getting really confused actually i don't know what is the ideal option upgrade to 2k 144hz since i have rtx 2080 who can handle 2k monitor ips or va panel or...
  37. I

    [SOLVED] Need help with deciding on a monitor.

    I'm adamant on upgrading to an ultrawide monitor this christmas and have found two great, cheap monitors, but I'm having difficulty deciding between the two. I'll be running it with: GTX 1060 6GB i5-7600K (OC @4.5GHz) 16GB DDR4 RAM And I mainly play fps/racing games and browsing through...
  38. G

    Question Getting new monitor for PC and PS4, should i get 1440p 144hz?

    Hi all, So here is the thing I have a gaming laptop and i want to connect it to a bigger screen that has gsync and higher refresh rate. I play all kind of games, a lot of AAA single player games, and my regular CS GO and dota 2 matches. In CS GO I currently get 132FPS on 1080p but other more...
  39. S

    [SOLVED] How to use Gsync properly

    So before you start reading, i know there is a LOT of thread about how to use Gsync, but honestly, i really cant understand much and none really answer my questions. 1st. I know its said that you should use Gsync with Vsync on (in the Nvdia 3D pannel) but when i use that and i go in games where...
  40. C

    [SOLVED] 2 Monitors - 240hz and 144hz with GSync = Stutter?

    Hello friends, I've been scouring the internets for answers to this question with no luck. I have a ASUS PG258Q (240hz) and the PG278Q (144hz) now I've been dealing with a micro stutter that has ever so slowly been eating away at me. After trying everything I could think of the last thing I...