411.70 appears to add FreeSync support

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  1. TaintedSquirrel

    TaintedSquirrel [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Update 9/30/18 3:22 AM: After further research and the collection of more high-speed camera footage from our G-Sync displays, I believe the tear-free gameplay we're experiencing on our FreeSync displays in combination with GeForces is a consequence of Windows 10's Desktop Window Manager adding some form of Vsync to the proceedings when games are in borderless windowed mode, rather than any form of VESA Adapative-Sync being engaged with our GeForce cards. Pending a response from Nvidia as to just what we're experiencing, I'd warn against drawing any conclusions from our observations at this time and sincerely apologize for any misleading conclusions we've presented in our original article. The original piece continues below for posterity.

    https://techreport.com/blog/34136/g...-begin-playing-nice-with-tr-freesync-monitors

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  2. pippenainteasy

    pippenainteasy Limp Gawd

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    Hmm time to update driver and see if this works on my Korean freesync TV. Somehow I am skeptical of the news.
     
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    vmirjamali Limp Gawd

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    That would be awesome if it did..even as a mistake..
     
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    valkrien Limp Gawd

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    I tested out my gtx1080 with this driver and my Samsung free sync capable CF791 monitor. Didn't work for me
     
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    Aluminum Gawd

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    This driver fucked running on my 4k120 monitor with 1990s era insane tearing even on the desktop, just moving a file window around made me want to vomit, had to rollback to 399whatever.
     
  6. Armenius

    Armenius [H]ardForum Junkie

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    The Windows compositor does triple buffered V-Sync in windowed applications, including borderless fullscreen. Sounds like this was either poorly researched by TechReport, or they were peddling in clickbait. I'm going to assume the former, as Hanlon's Razor explains: "Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity."
     
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