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SlashGear 101: What is NVIDIA G-Sync?

SlashGear 101: What is NVIDIA G-Sync?

We've got one of the first NVIDIA G-Sync monitors in the world sitting on our desk this week, and though we're not quite to production level preview time as of yet, the impression we're getting already is one of a whole new era in gaming graphics. Aside from that, if there's one thing we can say unequivocally about this ASUS unit with G-Sync inside before speaking about its quality, it's that the concept behind it isn't something everyone is going to understand. Not right off the bat. Instead we've got some explaining to do before we begin.

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Dell UP2414Q 24-inch UHD 4K monitor leaks

Dell UP2414Q 24-inch UHD 4K monitor leaks

Details on a new Dell UHD monitor have leaked online. The monitor is the Dell UP2414Q and it packs a native resolution of 3840 x 2160 giving it support for 4K content. The new display will add to the existing UHD computer monitors on the market already including the larger Dell UP3214Q UHD display that sells for $3500.

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Philips ErgoSensor display updated – Still scolds slumping workaholics

Philips ErgoSensor display updated – Still scolds slumping workaholics

Philips has updated its ErgoSensor display range, the company's LCD monitors which track user posture and can warn if the ergonomics aren't correct or if an eye-break is in order. The Philips 241P4QRYES is a 24-inch LCD display running at 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution, with 250 cd/m2 brightness and the ability to rotate between landscape and portrait orientations; however, it's the embedded ErgoSensor that really differentiates it.

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Samsung Series 7 SC770 touchscreen monitor Review

Samsung Series 7 SC770 touchscreen monitor Review

With the newest in Samsung touchscreen technology for the PC universe, the Series 7 SC770 monitor hits the market with a look that's as sleek as it is minimalistic. We've had the opportunity to get an extended look at and feel for this particular monitor working with Windows 8 quite recently, and came away quite impressed. Whether this is your first time considering a touchscreen monitor to enhance your otherwise non-touch PC or you've worked with several in the past, the Samsung Series 7 SC770 may well be right up your alley.

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Dell UltraSharp 32 UP3214Q and UltraSharp 24 U2414H monitors now available

Dell UltraSharp 32 UP3214Q and UltraSharp 24 U2414H monitors now available

The first time we heard about the new Dell UltraSharp 32 UP3214Q monitor was back in July when word of the high-resolution device for surfaced. Dell has now announced that monitor and its UltraSharp 24 U2414H monitor are available to purchase in China right now. Unfortunately, there's no indication of when these high-resolution monitors will be available in the US and other countries.

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NVIDIA G-Sync module kills gaming monitor tearing

NVIDIA G-Sync module kills gaming monitor tearing

NVIDIA has revealed G-Sync, a new module for gaming monitors that, when used with a GeForce GPU, helps avoid tearing and skipping. The new hardware, shown off by NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at the company's Editor's Day in Montreal, works around the limitations of V-Sync, the system by which monitors currently deal with changing refresh rates, by setting up a path of direct communication between display and graphics card and synchronizing the refresh rate of both together.

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NEC PA272W monitor offers 10-bit wide color gamut and GB-R LED backlight

NEC PA272W monitor offers 10-bit wide color gamut and GB-R LED backlight

NEC has rolled out a new computer monitor aimed specifically at professional users called the MultiSync PA272W. The desktop monitor is available with a black case or a white case with both featuring a 27-inch screen. The display promises highly accurate color and is available with SpectraView calibration software and sensor.

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LG EA73 UltraWide LED Monitor Review

LG EA73 UltraWide LED Monitor Review

We've got our hands on one of LG's newest in IPS LED display technology here in the LG EA73, one of two such displays with "Ultra Wide" aspect ratio of 21:9 right out of the box. This 29-inch display is made to be of the highest caliber on-desk displays on the market today, offering up 2560 x 1080 pixel resolution and a helpful and (at first) seemingly odd collection of features. Need to connect two different devices to the same monitor and dedicate half the display to each device? This monitor can do that.

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NEC EA193Mi 19-inch display packs AH-IPS panel

NEC EA193Mi 19-inch display packs AH-IPS panel

NEC has unveiled a new 19-inch display that slots into its MultiSync EA series line. The display is called the EA193Mi and it is LED backlit. The monitor also uses a premium AH-IPS panel giving it superior viewing angles, high-quality color consistency, and image accuracy.

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LG EA73 and LN450W 29-inch LED monitors support 21:9 aspect ratio

LG EA73 and LN450W 29-inch LED monitors support 21:9 aspect ratio

LG Electronics has announced a pair of new computer displays that gamers and professionals alike will appreciate called the EA73 and LN450W. These two displays are very unique in that they support UltraWide 21:9 aspect ratio and have 29-inch screen sizes. The idea is to give users a wider monitor that allows more content to be displayed on the screen at once.

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HP Z displays Z27i and Z30i eyes-on

HP Z displays Z27i and Z30i eyes-on

Along with a collection of high-powered mobile workstations, HP has this week revealed a couple of workhorse monitors in the HP Z27i and Z30i. These machines are made for content creators - that's designers, builders, and "knowledge workers" as HP suggests, working in the enterprise and art worlds. Those in need of "exceptional" adjustability, image accuracy to the max, and "mission-critical" reliability: these might just be the beasts for you.

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LG Display 23.8-inch LCD panel has baked in Intel WiDi

LG Display 23.8-inch LCD panel has baked in Intel WiDi

LG Display has announced a new LCD panel that was developed to be the world's first LCD panel for computer monitors and other displays featuring integrated Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) technology. LG built the panel in cooperation with Intel and the panel has a 23.8-inch viewable image. Thanks to the integrated Intel wireless technology, users can stream content from computers wirelessly to the computer display.

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