AMD FreeSync vs NVIDIA G-Sync Compatible compared (video)

Posted on Monday, Jan 28 2019 @ 13:17 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Battle(non)sense compared the performance of AMD's FreeSync with NVIDIA's G-Sync Compatible. As you may know, NVIDIA revealed this feature at CES, it basically enables GeForce cards to work with screens that support adaptive sync (aka FreeSync). The YouTube channel reports they encountered some interesting results:
You can now use an adaptive-sync aka. FreeSync monitor on an Nvida graphics card without any workarounds or hacks as the Nvidia driver now comes with native adaptive-sync support. So I set out to test if there is any difference between running a monitor in FreeSync, or G-Sync Compatible mode. What did look like a fast and straight forward test turned out to be quite a challenge which lead to some interesting results and raised more questions about adaptive sync monitors on Nvidia graphics cards.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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