Panasonic Creates World’s First 1,000,000:1 Static Contrast Ratio Panel

You read that right. Panasonic has announced that it has developed the first 1,000,000:1 static contrast ratio. This is leaps and bounds beyond the 1,000:1 static contrast ratio that current panel typically support. You can find many monitors nowadays advertising as having a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, but most consumers are unaware that two types exist … Continue reading →

Fixed: Power Consumption Bug In G-Sync Multi-Monitor Setups

Late last year we reported on a persistent power consumption bug that caused high power usage when idling in a refresh rate above 120Hz. NVIDIA had fixed the issue for users with single G-Sync monitors in their version 361.43 drivers, but for those with a multi monitor setup the issue did not stop. Now NVIDIA’s … Continue reading →

AMD’s FreeSync Coming To HDTVs And UHDTVs

AMD's FreeSync Coming To HDTVs And UHDTVs

Richard Huddy, the Chief Gaming Scientist at AMD, has announced that consumers could soon expect to see HDTVs and UHDTVs that are equipped with AMD’s FreeSync technology. Previously AMD had made it possible for new monitors to utilize FreeSync over an HDMI input which recently started rolling out, something which NVIDIA’s G-Sync has yet to … Continue reading →

ASUS Prepares ROG Laptops with Upgradeable 120Hz Display Panels

ASUS ROG 120Hz Gaming Laptops

ASUS continues to innovate in the gaming notebooks and displays field. The manufacturer has revealed that it will begin offering users the ability to upgrade their new Republic of Gamers laptops to a display panel that is capable of a 120Hz refresh rate. The panels that ASUS is using are AU Optronics’ Advanced Hyper-Viewing Angle … Continue reading →

Windows 10 UWP Now Supports Unlocked Framerates, AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync

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This week Microsoft pushed out a Windows 10 update that unlocked framerates and support adaptive sync technology like NVIDIA’s G-Sync and AMD’s FreeSync for UWP (Universal Windows Platform) games. Most UWP games are published by Microsoft and include the likes of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Quantum Break, and Forza … Continue reading →

NVIDIA Unveils 1,700Hz Refresh “Zero Latency Display”

This week NVIDIA held the 2016 GPU Technology Conference and unveiled a working prototype of a “Zero Latency Display”. The prototype has the ability of refreshing at an incredibly impressive 1,700Hz, but for the time being it is directed at virtual reality (VR) environments, where even the smallest amount of latency can ruin the immersion. … Continue reading →

First Monitors with FreeSync over HDMI Launched

Samsung has declared that the first monitors capable of utilizing FreeSync over HDMI have been launched. The prior year AMD had announced the breakthrough and expected the first commercial monitors with the feat to come out in 2016. Samsung declared there would be three FreeSync over HDMI curved monitors. They are available in CF591, as … Continue reading →

CES 2016: Here’s Which High Refresh Rate Monitors Were Revealed

Among the numerous technological achievements displayed at CES 2016 are many high refresh monitors that were announced by companies AOC, Dell, Lenovo, and Viewsonic: Earlier we reported that AOC had announced prior to the opening of CES that they would be debuting the AOC C3583FQ. The most distinct features of this monitor is its sleek … Continue reading →

NVIDIA Driver 361.43 Addresses 144Hz Power Issue

NVIDIA has released a new driver update that addresses a concerning power consumption bug. Previously we reported on testing done by PC Perspective that showed a large increase in power consumption in a user’s GPU when a G-Sync monitor was used past 120Hz. The GPU would be “triggered” by the high refresh rate to work … Continue reading →

Japan Display Showcases 8K, 120Hz Screen

Japan Display – a joint venture between electronic makers Sony, Toshiba, and Hitachi – has revealed a 17.3-inch screen with an IPS panel, an enormous 8K (7680 x 4320) resolution and a speedy response rate of 120Hz. The most astounding fact is that the display gives you a pixel density of 510 pixels per inch … Continue reading →