Acer provides gaming monitor AMD’s Free Sync technology




Acer has a monitor equipped with AMD’s Free Sync technology. The monitor model number XG270HU has a screen diagonal of 27 inches and a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. The device receives from the manufacturer with a suggested retail price of 499 euros.

AMD of the Free Sync technology is the counterpart of Nvidia’s G-Sync. The system must prevent interruptions in audio in games. Furthermore, the monitor according to Acer a reaction time of 1ms, a refresh rate of 144Hz and thin edges. The monitor can be controlled via HDMI 2.0, DVI or display port. The screen brightness can be automatically adjusted to the light conditions and a blue filter is to reduce exposure to this type of light. Blue light can affect the circadian rhythm, which could sleep.

The difference with Free Sync relative to G-Sync is that it is free to use and is royalty-free. Furthermore, Nvidia G-Sync combines with a hardware module, though it is not required . Vesa, the organization that deals with video standards, Free Sync has incorporated as an optional component in the DisplayPort 1.2a specification as part alongside the Adaptive-Sync technology. The maximum refresh rate of 240Hz Free Sync. Currently, only a dozen APUs and GPUs from AMD, as well as seven monitors compatible with Free Sync.


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