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help me set radeon parameters for an adaptive-sync monitor

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help me set radeon parameters for an adaptive-sync monitor

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Just got my AG271QX which has adaptive-sync (not freesync) and I have a hard time to find what are the settings I should use in the radeon parameters for an rx480. Any recommandation? My computer is for multipurpose (gaming that include fps, web browsing, office app., pictures watching, etc.).

BTW, I connected using display port which seems what peoples recommend.

thanks,
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birthdaymonkey wrote: Adaptive Sync, as far as I know, is just another term for Freesync.

This review calls the same model a Freesync monitor.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/aoc ... ,4860.html

Amazon.com also lists it as a freesync display.

https://www.amazon.com/AOC-AG271QX-Gami ... B01G5JYN0C
Hello,

I'm not a specialist but from what I've read, adaptive and free are slightly different. Adaptive is a kind of standard and free is AMD specific, just like nvidia g-sync.
I have seen many times this monitor advertised as freesync but it is identified as adaptive-sync on AOC website.
But maybe it changes nothing when it comes to AMD windows parameters, dunno.

I have seen the tom's review you mentionned but they only talk about the monitor parameters but not the windows ones.

thanks
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SPARTACVS wrote: Hello,

I'm not a specialist but from what I've read, adaptive and free are slightly different. Adaptive is a kind of standard and free is AMD specific, just like nvidia g-sync.
I have seen many times this monitor advertised as freesync but it is identified as adaptive-sync on AOC website.
But maybe it changes nothing when it comes to AMD windows parameters, dunno.

I have seen the tom's review you mentionned but they only talk about the monitor parameters but not the windows ones.

thanks
What kind of parameters do you mean? Just Google a guide on Freesync settings in Windows, and whatever you find should also apply to your new monitor.
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SPARTACVS wrote: Hello,

I'm not a specialist but from what I've read, adaptive and free are slightly different. Adaptive is a kind of standard and free is AMD specific, just like nvidia g-sync.
I have seen many times this monitor advertised as freesync but it is identified as adaptive-sync on AOC website.
But maybe it changes nothing when it comes to AMD windows parameters, dunno.

I have seen the tom's review you mentionned but they only talk about the monitor parameters but not the windows ones.

thanks
AdaptiveSync is an open display protocol (or standard). AMD FreeSync is basically a software implementation using that AdaptiveSync protocol.
NVidia G-Sync is entirely different (in order to serve the same purpose however), as it requires proprietary hardware. G-Sync capable monitors actually have an extra chip that interact with NVidia graphic driver.
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SPARTACVS wrote: Hi folks,

Just got my AG271QX which has adaptive-sync (not freesync) and I have a hard time to find what are the settings I should use in the radeon parameters for an rx480. Any recommandation? My computer is for multipurpose (gaming that include fps, web browsing, office app., pictures watching, etc.).

BTW, I connected using display port which seems what peoples recommend.

thanks,
A-Sync is just like Freesync, its not proprietary like G-sync by Nvidia. Nothing really to setup. Just check to see if the OSD in the monitor has settings like: Freesync On/Off or Displayport 1.2: On/Off.

Make sure you are connecting monitor to DP on graphics card and check OSD and Windows that it reports Refresh rate set at 144Hz. For AMD software, just open RADEON SETTINGS > DISPLAY > AMD FREESYNC should be set to ON. Nothing else to set, then that you should be fine.
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birthdaymonkey wrote: What kind of parameters do you mean? Just Google a guide on Freesync settings in Windows, and whatever you find should also apply to your new monitor.
I mean the AMD parameters. You know when you right clic on windows desktop, then Radeon setup. I did enabled the freesync in the settings because freesync and adaptive-sync are almost the same.
Like I said, I haven't found anything about adaptive-sync settings.

heyyahblah wrote: A-Sync is just like Freesync, its not proprietary like G-sync by Nvidia. Nothing really to setup. Just check to see if the OSD in the monitor has settings like: Freesync On/Off or Displayport 1.2: On/Off.

Make sure you are connecting monitor to DP on graphics card and check OSD and Windows that it reports Refresh rate set at 144Hz. For AMD software, just open RADEON SETTINGS > DISPLAY > AMD FREESYNC should be set to ON. Nothing else to set, then that you should be fine.
Ok thanks. The windows parameters wasn't set at 144 Hz.
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SPARTACVS wrote: I mean the AMD parameters. You know when you right clic on windows desktop, then Radeon setup. I did enabled the freesync in the settings because freesync and adaptive-sync are almost the same.
Like I said, I haven't found anything about adaptive-sync settings.




Ok thanks. The windows parameters wasn't set at 144 Hz.
Glad to hear it worked out. You have freesync set to ON and now refresh set at 144Hz, thats great to hear. Enjoy. I notice a difference in gaming, especially racing games like Dirt Rally. What a difference.

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