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AMD’s FreeSync showroom at CES 2015

I visited AMD’s FreeSync showroom at CES 2015, and took several photos of new displays including the brand new LG ultrawide FreeSync monitor, Samsung 4K FreeSync monitor, and others. I’ve published a photo tour, and my initial FreeSync impressions in … Continue reading

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Mobile 120Hz IPS displays for smartphones!

At CES 2015, I visited MediaTek at CES 2015, and talked to product marketing Ervin Lai about their 120Hz mobile display. As a previous post at AnandTech says, the display only uses ten percent more power during active use than … Continue reading

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Blur Busters at CES 2015

Chief Blur Buster Mark Rejhon is at CES 2015 Jan 8th and Jan 9th. We’re going to report on all the “Better Than 60Hz” technologies at the showrooms and booths. If you have additional booths you would like him to … Continue reading

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ASUS announces MG279Q, an IPS 120Hz monitor!

ASUS has announced a 27″ IPS 120Hz monitor with 2560x1440p resolution! The ASUS MG279Q is a IPS LCD panel, with better colors and viewing angles than most 120Hz+ TN monitors! The announced 5ms GtG rating may, however, prevent the ability to use … Continue reading

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BENQ confirms 144Hz FreeSync!

More good news keep coming on the flood of CES 2015 announcements. Another 144Hz FreeSync monitor has now been announced, as the BENQ 2730Z. AMD said on twitter that this is an IPS panel, but this is not yet confirmed … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS — IPS 144Hz Coming!

Acer just announced two 1440p monitors capable of 144Hz. ACER XB270HU … 2560 x 1440 … 144Hz IPS with G-SYNC … There will be no ULMB ACER XG270HU …  2560×1440 … 144Hz TN without G-SYNC … Blur reduction is probably included (TBA) Sources tell me … Continue reading

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Blur Busters Forums — Input Lag Talk!

The popular Input Lag discussion area in Blur Busters Forums is abuzz with incredibly interesting debate. Join in and reply! – CS:GO — Does 2 milliseconds matter? – flood’s input lag measurements – External framerate caps adds lag. Use in-game … Continue reading

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First AMD FreeSync monitor now available: 4K 60Hz for $500

The first AMD FreeSync monitor is now available as the Iilyama ProLite 4K 60Hz display for only $500 USD (£325 UK, no VAT for North Americans). Not altogether a shabby price for a 3840×2160 60Hz panel, but this one has … Continue reading

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Ultrawide 34″ 1440p monitor with 3000:1 contrast

Samsung announced the SE790C, a new 34″ ultra widescreen monitor, 21:9 aspect ratio with 3440×1440 resolution, a static contrast ratio of 3000:1, with a VESA standard mount, and a gaming mode. Currently, it does not have “Better Than 60Hz” features such as … Continue reading

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Laser displays are zero lag, zero blur, zero persistence.

While we are waiting for better tech such as strobed/rolling-scan OLED desktop gaming monitors, there’s another technology that has the potential of zero motion blur AND zero scanout lag, much like a CRT. Some people in the Blur Busters Forum are experimenting with … Continue reading

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Black Friday Sales push 120Hz+ to below $250

Many very good 120Hz/144Hz monitors are currently on sale in these Black Friday Deals: BENQ XL2411Z on Amazon, $249 ASUS VG248QE on Amazon, $251 AOC G2460PQU on Amazon, $249 If you prefer extra 3840×2160 4K resolution rather than refresh rate, the ACER … Continue reading

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New iMac confirmed to run 60Hz at 5120×2880 resolution

Ars Technica confirmed, using our TestUFO motion tests, the new 5K iMac runs at a full 60Hz at 5K resolution (5120×2880). Although this screen does not support 120Hz, it actually requires similar graphics bandwidth as 4K 120Hz.

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LG 24GM77 monitor, a 144Hz monitor with a “lightboost” clone

The upcoming LG 24GM77 gaming monitor has a strobe backlight, Motion 240 (120Hz + strobing). This recognizes the popularity of motion-blur-eliminating strobe backlights in other 120Hz+ gaming monitors (“LightBoost”, “ULMB”, “Turbo240” and “BENQ Blur Reduction”). Blur Busters has received confirmation that Motion 240 is a strobe … Continue reading

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Hyperlapse: Amazingly impressive timelapse videos!

A new method, developed by Microsoft Research is producing very impressive timelapse video, with the best image stabilization ever seen. This is achieved by converting 2D video into 3D rendered scene, and then rendering a new “virtual camera” path through it all. This is also a … Continue reading

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Chrome malfunctioning at 120Hz, IE now supporting 120Hz

Ever since Blur Busters started doing 120Hz Web Browser Tests, we have been watching which browsers runs TestUFO animations at 120 frames per second on 120Hz monitors. The latest Internet Explorer 11 update now supports 120Hz, long after the bug report to Microsoft. Now, … Continue reading

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