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    AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Enhancing PC or Xbox gaming on Samsung 55- to 82-inch TVs with smooth HDR visuals.
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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    I'm actually quite excited for VRR TVs.

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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    I think the fact that soooo many tellies will have freesync 2 will mean amd should make a decent comeback.
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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Quote Originally Posted by outwar6010 View Post
    I think the fact that soooo many tellies will have freesync 2 will mean amd should make a decent comeback.
    Are there any tellys with freesync 2?

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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    But why would you want freesync if you can't use nvidia. AMD haven't put out even a half-competent 4K card yet, and unless the only reason you want VFR is because it's never going to go above 40 or so, picking a freesync TV for PC gaming just seems like a terrible terrible idea.

    As a consumer it's bordering on infuriating that AMD can't seem to get their stuff together and get back in the high end game, because it's given nvidia cause to scale back progress and slow down, as proven with their new release schedule

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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Are there any tellys with freesync 2?
    It is part of the hdmi 2.1 spec and the samsung n8000 have been updated to get freesync(not sure if version 2 or not).
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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Quote Originally Posted by outwar6010 View Post
    I think the fact that soooo many tellies will have freesync 2 will mean amd should make a decent comeback.
    That, amongst other things, are going to put AMD in a very decent position soon. They're kicking all the right shots at the moment.

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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Quote Originally Posted by Tunnah View Post
    But why would you want freesync if you can't use nvidia. AMD haven't put out even a half-competent 4K card yet, and unless the only reason you want VFR is because it's never going to go above 40 or so, picking a freesync TV for PC gaming just seems like a terrible terrible idea.

    As a consumer it's bordering on infuriating that AMD can't seem to get their stuff together and get back in the high end game, because it's given nvidia cause to scale back progress and slow down, as proven with their new release schedule
    Xbox One? And more than likely the PS4/5 in the near future? These devices are connected to TVs way more than PCs are. And FreeSync being based on the VESA standard means any device can add compatibility. Be it an Nvidia GPU or a damn Fire TV Stick. FreeSync is likely going to become the standard across almost all panels and Nvidia may be forced to adopt. Especially if VESA decide its a mandatory component of future DisplayPort versions. Nvidia will either need to adopt it or support it on another cable.

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    Re: AMD announces FreeSync support for 20 Samsung QLED TVs

    Quote Originally Posted by Wozza365 View Post
    Xbox One? And more than likely the PS4/5 in the near future? These devices are connected to TVs way more than PCs are. And FreeSync being based on the VESA standard means any device can add compatibility. Be it an Nvidia GPU or a damn Fire TV Stick. FreeSync is likely going to become the standard across almost all panels and Nvidia may be forced to adopt. Especially if VESA decide its a mandatory component of future DisplayPort versions. Nvidia will either need to adopt it or support it on another cable.
    As this man said - far more AMD systems connected to tv's and for ease of implementation freesync is miles easier to do. In fact there are about 5 times as many freesync capable monitors/displays out there. NV will have to look at supporting it shortly or be left behind. Plenty of reasons why AMD are behind - but loads of reasons they are actually in front!
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