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NVIDIA Rebrands G-SYNC HDR as G-SYNC Ultimate at CES 2019

07 January 2019 3

Last year at CES, NVIDIA launched its G-SYNC HDR program. This boasted of a fluid experience with G-SYNC variable frame-rate refresh rates at 144 Hz and higher, 1000 nits of brightness and a 95 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut. This year at CES, NVIDIA has chosen to rebrand its G-SYNC HDR displays as G-SYNC Ultimate. However, since then, only a few monitors have supported it. The ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ and Acer Predator X27 are among the few to implement the technology.

At present, NVIDIA has three G-SYNC tiers, including G-SYNC tiers: G-SYNC Ultimate, G-SYNC and G-SYNC Compatible. G-SYNC Compatible is actually for particular qualifying AMD FreeSync monitors. The fact that NVIDIA is trying to keep a tier of its G-SYNC technology open for support on certain AMD FreeSync monitors reveals how NVIDIA is slowly attempting to make its technology more universally available. This, in a way, may steer consumers in the direction of an NVIDIA GPU rather than its AMD equivalent.

NVIDIA is definitely driving a hard game and attempting to establish itself as a serious contender in terms of display technology. Can AMD come back with a bang as it did in the CPU market, taking the lead over Intel in the fourth quarter of 2018? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!



NVIDIA Rebrands G-SYNC HDR as G-SYNC Ultimate at CES 2019
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