Cant afford G-Sync. What's the cheaper alternative?(nVidia)

Discussion in 'Displays' started by ibex333, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. ibex333

    ibex333 Diamond Member

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    For nVidia only, what's the next cheaper alternative if I cannot afford G-Sync?

    Should I go for 144Hz? 1ms response? Both?

    AMD is not an option for me, due to mining driven prices and lack of PhysX.

    I am looking at 1080p only, since I cannot justify the cost of 1440p/4k ready cards.

    I am NOT a competitive, hard core gamer, yet, I want to get something that would remain relevant for a few years.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Elfear

    Elfear Diamond Member

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    With the stated criteria, I would pick up a 24" 1080p 144hz monitor with strobing. Something like this. I've had that exact monitor for 4-5yrs now and the strobing effect was glorious to behold coming from a regular 60hz LCD.
     
  4. Flapdrol1337

    Flapdrol1337 Golden Member

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    The alternative for gsync / freesync is tearing, stutter or input lag.

    High refresh screen should mitigate it.
     
  5. Headfoot

    Headfoot Diamond Member

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    GPU Physx practically doesn't even exist anymore...