G-Sync HDR

Known for its ability to build ecosystems around its products, NVIDIA rolled out a updated display-related initiative at this year’s Computex trade show. With the recent advent of commercial-scale miniaturized LEDs (Mini LEDs), NVIDIA and its partners are putting together a new generation of G-Sync Ultimate (HDR) monitors incorporating the smaller LEDs for use as backlighting. Similar to 2018's first-generation G-Sync Ultimate monitors, NVIDIA is working with Acer and ASUS on the monitors, which will pair a Mini LED-based (and quantum dot enhanced) backlighting system with 144 Hz IPS LCD panels. These 4K 27-inch LCDs are looking to iterate on previous designs by offering an even greater number of LED backlighting zones, further improving the monitors' contrast and reducing the remaining backlight bloom. Monitors based...

ASUS ROG Swift PG65UQ BFGD G-Sync HDR Monitor: Coming Later This Year

Advanced displays clearly drive sales of higher-end GPUs, so NVIDIA has multiple initiatives to make high-end gaming monitors available. One of such initiatives is the BFGD (big format gaming...

24 by Anton Shilov on 5/31/2019

AOC Agon 35-Inch 200 Hz Curved 3440x1440 HDR Gaming Monitor with FreeSync 2 or GSync

AOC is working on its new flagship display aimed at demanding gamers. The new Agon 35-inch ultra-wide display will not only feature a 200 Hz variable refresh rate, but...

31 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2019

NVIDIA’s 65-inch Big Format Gaming Display Is Here: HP OMEN X Emperium

Huge displays for entertainment and productivity are getting increasingly popular these days as prices are falling. Last year NVIDIA proposed a reference design for Big Format Gaming Displays: 65-inch...

53 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

NVIDIA To Officially Support VESA Adaptive Sync (FreeSync) Under “G-Sync Compatible” Branding

The history of variable refresh gaming displays is longer than there is time available to write it up at CES. But in short, while NVIDIA has enjoyed a first-mover’s...

45 by Ryan Smith on 1/7/2019

HP at CES 2019: OMEN X Emperium 65-Inch 144Hz G-Sync HDR Monitor with Soundbar

Early last year NVIDIA and its partners announced the Big Format Gaming Display (BFGD) initiative, with the goal to bring to market TV-sized 4K gaming monitors with a high...

9 by Anton Shilov on 1/6/2019

The Asus ROG Swift PG27UQ G-SYNC HDR Monitor Review: Gaming With All The Bells and Whistles

Delayed past its original late 2017 timeframe, let alone the other shipping dates, NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology finally arrived over the last couple months courtesy of Asus’ ROG Swift...

90 by Nate Oh on 10/2/2018

NVIDIA Publishes Official G-Sync HDR System Requirements, Releases VBIOS Updater for DisplayPort 1.3 & 1.4

As the first week of June winds down, the long-awaited and even longer delayed G-Sync HDR monitors are just about here. For Acer's Predator X27, units are starting to...

17 by Nate Oh on 6/8/2018

ASUS’ ROG Swift PG27UQ G-Sync HDR Display Due in Late June For $1999

ASUS this week announced the final specs, official price, and launch timeframe for its highly-anticipated ROG Swift PG27UQ monitor that supports NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology and features a 4K...

33 by Anton Shilov on 5/24/2018

Acer’s Predator X27 G-Sync HDR Display Listed in the USA, to Ship on June 1

After previously being listed in Europe last month, G-Sync HDR monitor listings are finally showing up in the US, answering by far the biggest outstanding question on the new...

40 by Anton Shilov on 5/18/2018

NVIDIA Updates on G-Sync HDR: 4Kp144 Monitors On Sale at End of May, Other Models Coming Later This Year

While NVIDIA's upcoming ultra-premium G-Sync HDR monitors have been in the public eye for some time now, the schedule slips have become something of a sticking point, prompting the...

47 by Nate Oh on 5/16/2018

Acer and ASUS G-Sync HDR Displays Listed & Priced In Europe

Select European retailers have begun to take pre-orders on G-Sync HDR-supporting monitors from Acer and ASUS that are expected to hit the market as early as late this month...

61 by Anton Shilov on 4/10/2018

NVIDIA Expects 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to Launch in April

Acer and ASUS unveiled their prototype 27” 4K 144 Hz displays, featuring NVIDIA’s G-Sync HDR technology, at last year’s CES, with promises to release them sometime later in 2017...

61 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2018

Acer and ASUS Delay Their 4K 144 Hz G-Sync HDR Displays to 2018

In a bit of a surprising move, Acer last week announced that its 4K HDR Predator X27 gaming display would be delayed to Q1 2018, missing the important holiday...

38 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2017

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