AMD and Technology Partners Showcase World’s First Shipping FreeSync-Enabled Displays at the 2015 International CES

‚ÄĒ BenQ, LG Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics, Nixeus, Sam¬≠sung and View¬≠so¬≠nic demons¬≠tra¬≠te their com¬≠mit¬≠ment to open-stan¬≠dards tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy, offe¬≠ring gamers the hig¬≠hest qua¬≠li¬≠ty visu¬≠als pos¬≠si¬≠ble ‚ÄĒ

LAS VEGAS, Nev. ‚ÄĒ 2015 Inter¬≠na¬≠tio¬≠nal Con¬≠su¬≠mer Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics Show (CES) ‚Äď Jan. 5, 2015  ‚ÄĒ AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) today announ¬≠ced the expan¬≠si¬≠on of the Free¬≠Sync eco¬≠sys¬≠tem as tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy part¬≠ners inclu¬≠ding BenQ, LG Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics, Nixeus, Sam¬≠sung, and View¬≠so¬≠nic show¬≠ca¬≠sed their upco¬≠ming com¬≠mer¬≠ci¬≠al¬≠ly available Free¬≠Sync1-enab¬≠led dis¬≠plays at the 2015 Inter¬≠na¬≠tio¬≠nal CES. The unvei¬≠ling of new Free¬≠Sync-enab¬≠led dis¬≠plays demons¬≠tra¬≠tes the industry‚Äôs com¬≠mit¬≠ment to open stan¬≠dards-based tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy that enables impro¬≠ved gam¬≠ing by syn¬≠chro¬≠ni¬≠zing dyna¬≠mic refresh rates of the dis¬≠plays to the frame rate of AMD Rade¬≠on‚ĄĘ R‚ÄĎSeries gra¬≠phics cards and cur¬≠rent gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on APUs. The result great¬≠ly redu¬≠ces input laten¬≠cy and helps redu¬≠ce or eli¬≠mi¬≠na¬≠te visu¬≠al defects during gam¬≠ing and video play¬≠back. The new dis¬≠plays ran¬≠ge in size bet¬≠ween 24‚ÄĚ to 34‚ÄĚ, sup¬≠port¬≠ing refresh rates of 30 to 144 Hz, and reso¬≠lu¬≠ti¬≠ons of 1080p up to Ultra HD, offe¬≠ring a varie¬≠ty of opti¬≠ons for every gamer‚Äôs needs and at vir¬≠tual¬≠ly every pri¬≠ce point.

‚ÄúThe broad adop¬≠ti¬≠on of Free¬≠Sync tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy from our part¬≠ners shows how the indus¬≠try stron¬≠gly values the same open eco¬≠sys¬≠tem and qua¬≠li¬≠ty that AMD stri¬≠ves for,‚ÄĚ said Roy Tay¬≠lor, cor¬≠po¬≠ra¬≠te vice pre¬≠si¬≠dent, ISV/IHV Part¬≠ner Group, AMD. ‚ÄúGamers who use Free¬≠Sync tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy with AMD Rade¬≠on‚ĄĘ R‚ÄĎSeries gra¬≠phics and AMD latest gene¬≠ra¬≠ti¬≠on of APUs can rest assu¬≠red that they‚Äôre enjoy¬≠ing the best pos¬≠si¬≠ble experience.‚ÄĚ

Moni¬≠tors from BenQ, LG Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics, Nixeus, and Sam¬≠sung are on dis¬≠play at AMD‚Äôs booth, San Polo rooms 3402 ‚Äď 3404 at The Vene¬≠ti¬≠an at CES Tech West. Dis¬≠plays are expec¬≠ted to be available in mar¬≠ket start¬≠ing this month with addi¬≠tio¬≠nal models set to launch in ear¬≠ly 2015.

List of Announ­ced Displays

Manu­fac­tu­rer Model # Size Reso­lu­ti­on Refresh Rate
BenQ XL2730Z 27‚ÄĚ QHD (2560x1440) 144Hz
LG Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics 29UM67 29‚ÄĚ 2560x1080 75Hz
LG Elec¬≠tro¬≠nics 34UM67 34‚ÄĚ 2560x1080 75Hz
Nixeus NX-VUE24 24‚ÄĚ 1080p 144Hz
Sam¬≠sung UE590 23.6‚ÄĚ, 28‚ÄĚ 4K 60Hz
Sam¬≠sung UE850 23.6‚ÄĚ, 28‚ÄĚ, 31.5‚ÄĚ 4K 60Hz
View¬≠so¬≠nic VX2701mh 27‚ÄĚ 1080p 144Hz

 

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1 Free¬≠Sync is an AMD tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gy desi¬≠gned to redu¬≠ce or eli¬≠mi¬≠na¬≠te screen tears in games and vide¬≠os by allo¬≠wing the monitor‚Äôs refresh rate to be con¬≠trol¬≠led by and syn¬≠chro¬≠ni¬≠zed to the Rade¬≠on R‚ÄĎseries gra¬≠phics card or APU Rade¬≠on R‚ÄĎseries gra¬≠phics.  Requi¬≠res Dis¬≠play¬≠Po¬≠rt 1.2a com¬≠pli¬≠ant moni¬≠tors that sup¬≠port Dis¬≠play¬≠Po¬≠rt Adap¬≠ti¬≠ve-Sync and an AMD desk¬≠top 2014 A‚ÄĎseries APU with Rade¬≠on R‚ÄĎseries gra¬≠phics, with forth¬≠co¬≠ming Free¬≠Sync-enab¬≠led dri¬≠ver.  Sup¬≠port for use with mul¬≠ti¬≠ple moni¬≠tors plan¬≠ned.  Con¬≠firm sup¬≠port¬≠ed tech¬≠no¬≠lo¬≠gies with sys¬≠tem manu¬≠fac¬≠tu¬≠rer befo¬≠re purchase.