AMD updates FreeSync specifications raising hardware requirements
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FullHD monitors now require a 144Hz refresh rate

AMD has updated its FreeSync hardware requirements, raising hardware requirements for those FreeSync tier badges.

AW2524HF discounts Alienware AW2524H
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All you have to lose is G-Sync tech

The $830 Alienware AW2524H is popular with gamers who have deep pockets and want 500 refreshes per second but now there is the new AW2524HF which does the same thing for $650.

AMD reveals upcoming FreeSync 2 HDR Oasis Demo
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Renames FreeSync 2 to FreeSync 2 HDR

AMD has released a new blog post talking about FreeSync 2 HDR technology as well as showing the upcoming Radeon FreeSync 2 HDR Oasis demo.

Gigabyte bringing Aorus branded FreeSync monitor to CES 2019
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1440p, 144Hz monitor with RGB lighting

Gigabyte has recently teased a rather interesting Aorus gaming monitor at a couple of its social media accounts and it did not take long before it was detailed as the Aorus AD27QD, a 27-inch 1440p monitor that will have some unique features.

AOC launches 31.5-inch IPS-based monitor with FreeSync
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Budget-friendly option with 1440p IPS panel

AOC has launched yet another 31.5-inch monitor, which shares a lot of similarities with the Q3279VWF, but it is based on an IPS panel, which should appeal to those looking for better color accuracy, the AOC Q3279VWFD8.

AMD officially announces FreeSync support on Samsung TVs
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Coming to 20 Samsung QLED TVs

AMD and Samsung have officially announced support for FreeSync that will be coming to Samsung's QLED TVs.

Some of Samsung's 2018 TVs will support 120Hz FreeSync and VRR
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Bring lower input lag in gaming mode as well

According to a fresh report it appears that at least some Samsung 2018 TVs will have support for HDMI 2.1 VRR (variable refresh rate) and AMD's FreeSync at up to 120Hz, as well have a significantly reduced input lag, something that will work well with Microsoft's recent announcement that Xbox One will be getting FreeSync support.

Microsoft and AMD bring FreeSync to Xbox One
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Both Xbox One S and Xbox One X

Microsoft said that its Xbox One S and Xbox One X will be getting AMD's FreeSync 2, a offering variable refresh rate over HDMI on supported displays.

AOC introduces three G90 series gaming monitors
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24.5-inch and 27-inch 1080p, with 75Hz/144Hz refresh rate

AOC has announced three new G90 series affordable gaming monitors which will all feature a TN-panel with 1080p resolution, 3-sided frameless design, and support for AMD FreeSync technology, the 24.5-inch AOC G2590VXQ, 24.5-inch AOC G2590PX, and the 27-inch AOC G2790PX.

Asus starts shipping its latest ROG Strix XG258Q monitor
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24.5-inch 1080p TN-panel with 240Hz and FreeSync

Asus has started to ship its latest gaming monitor that is a part of its ROG Strix lineup, the 24.5-inch ROG Strix XG258Q.