AOC’s new G90 lineup announced | 75-144Hz, Freesync on a budget

Gamers on a budget rejoice, as AOC launches its new G90 series of monitors, sporting refresh rates up to 144 Hz, 1ms response time with AMD’s Freesync technology. The new G90 lineup shall sit in AOC’s entry-level gaming display segment and obviously will be somewhat apart from the superior AGON series, designed for more demanding gamers and enthusiasts but we can’t say the same for the design and firmware as the former looks to be inspired from the premium AGON monitors. AOC has launched three models under its new G90…

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AMD Catalyst 15.7 drivers add Windows 10 support, CrossFire for FreeSync, VSR support for more Radeon Rx 200 GPU

Windows 10 is fast approaching and AMD has just released a new graphics driver with the Catalyst 15.7. The newest version of the Radeon drivers feature several new functions, performance gains, and most importantly : support for Windows 10. With Catalyst 15.7, AMD provides an unified driver for its Radeon graphics cards and supports the recently launched Radeon R9 and R7 300 as well the Radeon R9 X Fury and Fury versions of the upcoming series in addition to the existing Radeon graphics cards. This driver enables control of frame…

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AMD FreeSync takes off :promises a future with stutter free gaming.

AMD finally takes the veil off its Free Sync Technology; their own take on the adaptive refresh rate technology. Back in CES 2014, AMD displayed their  adaptive refresh rate technology and called it FreeSync,while its a no brainer whom the jab was pointed to; the main emphasis was on the “Free” part. Now the solution is finally ready and available for the world. So lets take a quick tour of FreeSync . I will try to present it in a QnA format for the ease of reading. What is Free-Sync?…

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4K Displays with AMD Freesync coming in early 2015

  Samsung has announced its AMD Freesync enabled monitor will be available form early 2015. In March 2015 Samsung’s UD590 and UE850 Ultra HD (aka 4K) monitors will support FreeSync, the free alternative from AMD to Nvidia GSync. Like G Sync, Free Sync removes  tearing and reduces stuttering by dynamically adjusting the monitors refresh rate. However, the technology is free and open source unlike its counterpart.   “We are very pleased to adopt AMD FreeSync technology to our 2015 Samsung Electronics Visual Display division’s UHD monitor roadmap, which fully supports open…

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