Asus TUF Gaming VG27AQE with 27″ 155Hz IPS Panel and ELMB-Sync

A couple of weeks ago we brought you the news of the World’s first gaming display to feature simultaneous Blur Reduction and Variable Refresh Rate, which was the Asus TUF Gaming VG32VQ. This was a 32″ sized curved display with a VA technology panel and 144Hz. It featured Asus’ new ‘ELMB-Sync’ technology allowing a strobing backlight to work at the same time as G-sync/FreeSync. Offering users the chance to use both technologies at the same time, for the first time. Asus are also planning to release another model with this ELMB-Sync technology, in the form of the 27″ flat screen, IPS-technology TUF Gaming VG27AQE.

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MSI Optix MPG341CQR with 34″ Ultrawide VA Panel and 144Hz Refresh

MSI are soon to release a new flagship model in their gaming monitor lineup, this time a 34″ ultrawide format model. It is also expected to be showcased at Computex this week. The Optix MPG341CQR uses a VA technology panel and offers some interesting modern specs including a 3440 x 1440 resolution, 144Hz refresh rate, motion blur reduction backlight and FreeSync/G-sync support.

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An Interesting Look Behind the Scenes at NVIDIA and Their G-sync Development

There’s a really fascinating video published recently by LinusTechTips, which looks at the inner workings of NVIDIA’s G-sync production, which we would recommend you watch if you have chance. It was filmed at NVIDIA’s gaming lab and looks at various aspects of their G-sync development, testing and validation procedures.

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Acer Predator XN253QP and XN253QX for Gaming with 144Hz and 240Hz Refresh

Acer have recently launched a couple of new 24.5″ sized screens in their popular Predator gaming lineup. The two models are quite similar in name, specs and features and are separated primarily by their supported refresh rate. There is the XN253QP with 144Hz, and the XN253QX with 240Hz support. Both feature NVIDIA G-sync for variable refresh rates.

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HP Release Omen X25 and X25f with G-sync/FreeSync and 240Hz Refresh

HP have announced this week the launch of two new gaming monitors in their Omen range. The two screens are both 24.5″ in size and feature a 1920 x 1080 resolution TN Film panel, combined with 1ms G2G response time and a 240Hz native refresh rate. The X25 is a G-sync display with the hardware G-sync module being used, while the X25f is aimed at AMD FreeSync users, but will also feature some level of G-sync support thanks to NVIDIA’s Jan 2019 driver update.

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