Nvidia Couldn't Stop This...

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  • Sergio del Rosal
    Sergio del Rosal 17 days ago

    Thank you Linus, they listened and they did enable support for both Gsync and FreeSync :)
    You are the MAN!

  • Gerald van Buel
    Gerald van Buel 26 days ago

    Now when you have a 10 series or 20 series of Nvidia Cards you won't need a AMD card anymore :D

  • Drunken Hamster
    Drunken Hamster 2 months ago

    Too bad a 2400G would've bottlenecked my 1070 10-20FPS in most games. Let alone a future upgrade given how I'm hard eyeballing those 38" ultrawides....

  • Adil Hakim
    Adil Hakim 2 months ago +2

    Now this video is obsolete after NVIDIA just yield their control over freesync hold on their gpu cards with the 2019 february driver update.

  • alex logan
    alex logan 3 months ago

    Does any1 know if u do the Freesync + Nvidia main GPU + shitty AMD GPU, if u need them to be connected(like SLI) or if they both just need to be in the motheroard?

  • ag.onewheel G
    ag.onewheel G 3 months ago +1

    Nvidia enabled it....

  • MrHiperbg
    MrHiperbg 3 months ago

    Nvidia vs Ati is like Mercedes vs bmw... :P they are best and it's depend who like what machine more
    . but war never ends

  • Bi11y
    Bi11y 3 months ago

    Linus slammed the Sh!t out of that GTX 1080ti xD

  • TH3MS
    TH3MS 3 months ago

    well how about buying the cheapest nvidia gpu just to get that gsync though, that would probably be worth it

  • TheCodeDasher
    TheCodeDasher 3 months ago

    @Linus Tech Tips Do you mean On-board-graphics? 1:20

  • Jonathan Cook
    Jonathan Cook 3 months ago

    Welp hey they listened!

  • xXArmageddon1382Xx
    xXArmageddon1382Xx 4 months ago

    i actually used to game on Linux, wasnt a bad experience to be honest

  • Spoony
    Spoony 4 months ago

    I died a little bit inside when he slapped the GPU 00:19

  • Dávid Horváth
    Dávid Horváth 4 months ago

    Hehehhe nvidia did it....just because of this im so sure

  • pilgrum90
    pilgrum90 4 months ago

    Haha I’m watching this again as I’m looking to get a new monitor. On January 15, 2019 release day of new drivers allowing free sync on my 1070. 3 months after the release of this video. I think that we soon shall see videos showing how good or bad it is. Then videos about how nvidia is sandbagging performance of freesync in driver. And throughout Linus recommends “not recommend unsigned drivers”

  • Mark Davenport Jr
    Mark Davenport Jr 4 months ago +1

    anyone else rewatching this since the full support from Nvidia this years CES? :D

  • crimescene25
    crimescene25 4 months ago +2

    -smacks everything

  • Joonil Oh
    Joonil Oh 4 months ago +12

    As CES 2019 happens, can't help but think of the people who bought a second AMD GPU for this.

    • alex logan
      alex logan 3 months ago

      Do you know if u do the Freesync + Nvidia main GPU + shitty AMD GPU, if they need to be connected(like SLI) or if they both just need to be in the motheroard?

  • TheLiquidChaos
    TheLiquidChaos 4 months ago +8

    And now officially Nvidia will support Free Sync natively. Welcome to 2019!

    • Alan Stefan
      Alan Stefan 4 months ago

      Good news. I wonder if the monitor Linus is using will get you smooth output with Nvidia without that hack as I have bit newer model.

    • CrashFM911
      CrashFM911 4 months ago

      +Shaun Maddison technically for any vrr monitor, but they dont guarantee a butter smooth experience

    • Shaun Maddison
      Shaun Maddison 4 months ago +2

      for "gsync compatible" displays

  • Voltichock
    Voltichock 4 months ago +5

    Now its possible

  • Tim Bryan
    Tim Bryan 4 months ago

    So can you pull this trick with headerless mining GPU's?

  • Jeremiah Dunn
    Jeremiah Dunn 4 months ago

    Could you use a laptop with a tower

  • Robert Berzins
    Robert Berzins 4 months ago

    Guess what, they've listened to the people!

  • Mauri BTek
    Mauri BTek 4 months ago

    Nvidia have you listen

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    • TheSliX Bass Boosted Musix and more
      TheSliX Bass Boosted Musix and more 4 months ago

      Yeah but nvidia tested Over 400 Monitors and Well 100 more to Go my Monitor passed so I can use it

    • Dat Boi
      Dat Boi 4 months ago

      No, more like allowing the driver to utilize freesync. G sync requires a specific hardware module, while freesync does not.

  • reactorfallout
    reactorfallout 4 months ago

    this is the solution for 49" (32:9) monitors...for a long time to come. There are no G-sync 32:9 monitors on the horizon that i know of.
    ...and if you want to run Samsung's upcoming 32:9 1440p 144hz 49" monitor, a Vega 64 isn't going to cut it.

  • MultiJajamaru
    MultiJajamaru 4 months ago

    I'm just here because of his laugh at the beginning

  • Blake Leary
    Blake Leary 4 months ago

    All i want is to run above 60fps on all of my games rn i have 60 hz monitor i have gt1080 will buying a freesync to save money hender me having 100+ fps?

  • Darth Khan
    Darth Khan 4 months ago

    Hey..does anyone know if it's gonna work on Ryzen 7 2600x?? Im building a pc and im using Nvidia 2070 as my GPu ...

    • Moeez Omair
      Moeez Omair 4 months ago

      No. It wont work as the 2600x doesnnt have an apu.

    • Darth Khan
      Darth Khan 4 months ago

      *my 1st pc

  • Blake Christopherson
    Blake Christopherson 4 months ago

    I have a Ryzen 5 1500x with a gtx 1060 strix, and a gsync monitor. Should i change anything? I don’t have frame stuttering or lag.

  • Jason Ahmed
    Jason Ahmed 4 months ago

    Hey Linus (or anyone else tbh) whats the name of the LG monitor we see in the first 2mins?

  • GatecrasherSlim
    GatecrasherSlim 5 months ago

    So WHEN will we be able to use intel cpu and nvidia gpu with freesync? Isn't the intel 9000 series already using an APU? I was going to go AMD for next cpu, but getting a samsung QLED with freesync soon, so this could be a game changer!!!
    Thanks to all those who reply

  • Ferry Gunadi
    Ferry Gunadi 5 months ago

    I don't like this custom sync technology everyone pushes into the display. It reminds me of HDDVD vs Bluray back in the day. Two huge companies forcing two different standard and customers are told to pick and gamble. They're expensive and there's no guarantee that future products will support it, AMD or nvidia could come up with X-Sync 2.0 and may not be compatible with your current display. That's just a waste of another perfectly functional display.

  • Sebastian Hoeg
    Sebastian Hoeg 5 months ago

    PLZ HELP ME. I have a 240hz alienware free sync monitor with a nividia gtx 1070 graphics card. Its not butter smooth at all and how can i make it smooth? It feels like im playing at 60hz. plz help me i want to use the monitor to the best ability without buying extra components.

  • Chew Huat Wai
    Chew Huat Wai 5 months ago

    I'm used GTX 1060 gpu fast sync setting control Free sync monitor perfect settings

  • Bandito Jenkins
    Bandito Jenkins 5 months ago

    Hi, if an expert could solve me a question...
    I have an asus monitor with adaptative sync and i got a Radeon 580, can i make it work together?

  • Jalalaburas1979
    Jalalaburas1979 5 months ago

    Great video as usual ! I’m currently running an intel core 7700k , and a Gtx 1080ti Asus founders edition , with a free sync Samsung chg70 32 inch wide . It’s working totally fine . The free sync totally works fine .

  • laggan 91 91
    laggan 91 91 5 months ago

    I hope navi gpu can running on gsync monitor

  • eduu klee
    eduu klee 5 months ago

    Hey fuk G-Sync and freeSync. Just use your average picture-anti-tearing technology from your DisplayPort Connected Monitor :0 in any case good enough. If DisplayPort anti tearing will advance even further in the near future than G-Sync and freeSync will go to hell :0 But yess ofcourse there are larg format DisplayPort Screens. i have seen some 50 zoll PC screens allrdy ;D no tearing UHD resolution in nice 3ms reaction time and at least 60hz. im sure they are working towards 144hz for the future

  • Tommy Geary
    Tommy Geary 5 months ago

    Sad story incoming: I have had a 1080ti for over a year now, running a Freesync monitor. I had an all AMD rig when I bought the freesync monitor, and at this point it doesn't make financial sense to buy the equivalent G-Sync monitor (because the equivalent is $600 on sale, or $700 normally). I absolutely loved freesync when i was using it, it made everything seem so smooth even at lower framerates. 1080ti though is worth it for the more graphically demanding games at 1440p, i just wish Nvidia would pull their heads out of their asses and let me use freesync.

    BAJIGUER 5 months ago +1

    so, I'm using Ryzen 5 2600X (no APU) and a GTX 980 4GB with a Freesync monitor. it's mean I should change my CPU for using freesync on monitor?

    • Joseph Yi
      Joseph Yi 4 months ago

      +BAJIGUER NVIDIA just announced they're supporting freesync monitors with their GPUs at CES. Cheers brother

      BAJIGUER 4 months ago

      +Joseph Yi yeah it would be sucks. But is it worth to downgrade my CPU to achieve Freesync performance?

    • Joseph Yi
      Joseph Yi 4 months ago +1

      It means you would have to downgrade from your 2600 to like a 2400g... Which sucks

    • WSG Garrett
      WSG Garrett 4 months ago +1

      +BAJIGUER true. Works only with apu.

      BAJIGUER 5 months ago

      Somebody, plz answer....

  • Gronkel
    Gronkel 5 months ago

    0:19 My pulse in the heavens maan :D

  • Dimitris Svo
    Dimitris Svo 5 months ago

    i need your help . i have 7 days the Alienware AW2518H and i cant go up to 100-110 fps ... :(
    games : call of duty black out & pubg . my cart is 1080 and Display port is on . pls help me . ty

  • Prince Daniel
    Prince Daniel 5 months ago

    Now we need a RGB IHS!

  • gian pietrobon
    gian pietrobon 5 months ago

    oh gosh keep slapping things 0:36

  • gian pietrobon
    gian pietrobon 5 months ago

    that slap tho.. baka linus >_< 0:19

  • Vegas burnett
    Vegas burnett 5 months ago

    Can I do this with intel cpu

  • Evan V
    Evan V 5 months ago

    so much glare

  • Andrew Finnell
    Andrew Finnell 5 months ago

    Isn’t this how laptops maintain a dedicated GPU but allows you to play games via the HDMI out that’s hooked to the built-in GPU?

  • flipfloplogic
    flipfloplogic 5 months ago +1

    If G-sync wasn't so damn expensive........I've been shopping around for a monitor and see TONS of freesync models. The G-sync monitors were always rare and always way more expensive when compared to a similar freesync monitor.

  • brandon
    brandon 5 months ago +2

    does anyone know if you can still do this?

  • Nekoromancer
    Nekoromancer 5 months ago

    why is asus b350 s uefi so absurd and has different names for everything.

    • Nekoromancer
      Nekoromancer 5 months ago

      oh! r5 doesnt support onboard huh?

  • Nekoromancer
    Nekoromancer 5 months ago

    i cannot see what the fuck he is doing on the screen and my ryzen mb is not the same on the menus.

  • Personal Person
    Personal Person 5 months ago

    I’m waiting for rgb cables to give power to my rgb parts

  • Mapra
    Mapra 5 months ago

    Honestly I don't understand how this channel
    Still has these average camera shots and terrible editing. Ive seen 10k sub channels with way more effort and better results

  • Krystal Myth
    Krystal Myth 5 months ago +1

    Fuck Nvidia. 🤗

  • Tom Chafey
    Tom Chafey 5 months ago

    You can see the delay in the video even.

  • Tom Chafey
    Tom Chafey 5 months ago

    WHy you smacking all that tech swag, I sad.

  • Arboretum Yoga
    Arboretum Yoga 5 months ago

    Are you listening Nvidia? You better f**king listen you slimy bastards. I've got a freesync display and an Nvidia card. Update those drivers for God's sake.

  • Xfx69 Xilly
    Xfx69 Xilly 5 months ago

    Thats actualy great.

  • Mike Donovan
    Mike Donovan 5 months ago +9

    There is a reason they couldn't support both. They can support both OpenCl and Cuda without hurting their pocket books because there are real advantages with Cuda that people are willing to pay for. There aren't any real advantages with GSync. Once you can use FreeSync, no one will ever pay for a GSync monitor because, well, there isn't any reason to.

    • Robert Alm
      Robert Alm 4 months ago

      Gsync has a better range, which could be important for people that game at 100+ in some games and ~30 in others

  • TheQuark6789
    TheQuark6789 5 months ago +1

    I think NVIDIA knows that G-SYNC will lose to Freesync (at least until Adaptive Sync replaces them both), but they don't care. Their plan is just to milk profit out of G-SYNC for as long as it's viable, then eventually conform to the industry.

    • Mohammed Mohammed
      Mohammed Mohammed 5 months ago

      FreeSync is using adaptive sync. The name is just AMD's label for their software.

  • Charles thekinglov
    Charles thekinglov 5 months ago +2

    i think amd already knew about this when they released their apu's

  • Pablo Trujillo
    Pablo Trujillo 5 months ago

    Mr Linus the glare! The GLARE!!!!

  • Bryan Welch
    Bryan Welch 5 months ago

    Console rules. Just install a game and go. None of this PC configuration bs.

  • Aragoness
    Aragoness 5 months ago

    9:39 Wee need you to do a Vsync, Gsync and Freesync comparison on a highspeed camera now. :v

  • BirdoZOO
    BirdoZOO 5 months ago

    You aren't running freesynch you literally were just running v sync.

  • Mundus66
    Mundus66 5 months ago

    The reason Nvidia don't allow freesync is because they make big bucks on all the g-sync monitors. If you could use freesync with Nvidia cards nobody would buy a g-sync monitor as its more expensive and usually inferior (less hdmi and display ports ) than a freesync monitor. That said i might look in to this in the future as i am currently on team red and getting a Nvidia card + a g-sync monitor is really expensive, i could just stick with AMD sure, but i don't really like the current cards, Vega is a midrange card at best and thats the "top of the line". Navi might change that, but i will probably upgrade my machine before then.

  • Nogard
    Nogard 5 months ago +1

    I gonna buy RTX 2070 so should I buy G-Sync monitor? It is quite expensive.

  • Kristian Ivanov
    Kristian Ivanov 5 months ago +1

    im watching this vid on same monitor he used in the video xd

  • nick4uBB
    nick4uBB 5 months ago

    This Freesync / Gsync disorder is silly .. both companies should stop this insanity and agree on one new standard or free their own ones. Disgusting.

  • ChuchoF3TT
    ChuchoF3TT 5 months ago

    This reminds me of PhysX where you could use AMD and render the PhysX with an nvidia card connected to a dif slot

  • SlowPCGaming
    SlowPCGaming 5 months ago

    There doesn't seem to be a reason to activate this feature. I guess neato that it can be done?

  • Jack Crow
    Jack Crow 5 months ago

    I'm going AMD next time. Freesync monitors are everyone. I feel I am being gouged by nvidea.

  • Disliked
    Disliked 5 months ago

    Wot RU-clip usubbed me of u

  • Thomas Remme
    Thomas Remme 5 months ago

    My next video card will most likely be an AMD/Radeon. Getting a little tired of NVidia and all their tricks...

  • Heinz Grabowski
    Heinz Grabowski 5 months ago

    Filming 100+ FPS with a ~30FPS Camera. "Tech Tips"

  • psycronizer
    psycronizer 5 months ago

    I get a warm feeling when I see Linus using the same kind of monitor that I use....complete with real red metal stand and all....

  • Sarsour
    Sarsour 5 months ago

    Please Nvidia, listen to this man

  • Luiz Gustavo
    Luiz Gustavo 5 months ago

    Can I combine a RTX 2070 with a very bad video card like Radeon HD 5450 to use FreeSync? Will I Have any problem?

    • Vatbuster
      Vatbuster 5 months ago

      HD 5450 doesn't support freesync. You need to have an R7 260 at least to run FreeSync tech.

  • JSKPhoenix
    JSKPhoenix 5 months ago

    Are you able to set the Nvidia GPU as the global preference like you would on a laptop?

  • Super Duper Must Watch
    Super Duper Must Watch 5 months ago

    that part when he said he was gonna try to run g sync on the amd card i was like (You're a monster!) lol

  • Evgeniy Zhabotinskiy
    Evgeniy Zhabotinskiy 5 months ago

    So… Basically, that's what hybrid graphics laptops have been doing for ages. Nvidia Optimus on Windows (that's what it was called a few years ago, at least) and Prime / Primus on Linux. This FreeSync feature also works on Linux, and theoretically should decrease delays on such hybrid systems both in Linux and in Windows.

  • tg friggins
    tg friggins 6 months ago

    One of the main reasons I switched over to PC gaming was because I thought that I could escape big companies inconveniencing the consumer because they refused to get along and work together. After a couple years of being a part of the PC community, I can call myself a veteran of the community I can say that that’s not the case in a lot of aspects and monitors s one of them. As a new college student I can’t afford to just walk out and buy an expensive G-Sync monitor and while Free-sync is an option I would have to change my graphics card over to AMD and that you be even more money to have a worthwhile trade/upgrade. Companies just need to get over themselves it's just annoying at this point.

  • Pedro Lobo
    Pedro Lobo 6 months ago +1

    You guys need to do this... but with RTX..
    You know you want it

    • alex logan
      alex logan 3 months ago

      wondering if it would work with RTX considering it doesnt support SLI

  • Thot Patrol
    Thot Patrol 6 months ago

    What’s that monitor he’s using??

  • Olivier S
    Olivier S 6 months ago

    Would you be able to use a cheap Freesync compatible GPU with a 1080 ti, and not have to sacrifice the CPU power?

  • Jishi Katsu
    Jishi Katsu 6 months ago

    Lmao, his reaction to Nvidia finally being able to use Freesync... Priceless. Note, AMD doesn't discriminate on freesync. Same on Vulkan, which Nvidia is now using.

  • Joe Campbell
    Joe Campbell 6 months ago

    I see you Nvidia employees!

  • SidneyCritic ComedyHound

    Why didn't anyone notice you couldn't see much of what was on the 1st screen. There was glare from the window, and no zooming in on the writing.

  • sayang yes
    sayang yes 6 months ago

    What Display is he using in the video?

  • Seth Bishop
    Seth Bishop 6 months ago

    Very cool stuff.
    I really wish Nvidia would just support freesync. Heck I would even buy a key from them to make it happen.

  • Symo S
    Symo S 6 months ago

    Better off going to work for a few hours it would take to set up, configure and iron the bugs out and bought a G-Sync monitor.

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  • SymonDymond
    SymonDymond 6 months ago

    Irritates the crap out of me that Nvidia dont support freesynch. Currently using 1080ti''s. Was going to get 2080s and move these to a guest machine but with thevpricing, runoirs of reliability issues and crazy price hike. No point. If they have put free synch in the mix it would have made it harder. Use a gsynch display as my main but changing the TVs soon. A freesynch tv would be cool

  • Will Kirwan
    Will Kirwan 6 months ago

    Would have bought a 2080 but have a free sync monitor, Vega 64 it is.

  • Andy Whitt
    Andy Whitt 6 months ago

    I love the "office quote-of-the-day" episode taglines.

  • xBrucey
    xBrucey 6 months ago

    I can't do this. I have no DP on my mobo sadly :(

  • Zanna
    Zanna 6 months ago

    Would this work for a hypothetical scenario of rendering an emulator on a powerful card and outputting the game on a less powerful card for its analog output to crt?

  • x Hakaii x
    x Hakaii x 6 months ago

    how you gonna run ads on the channel, then advertise on the actual video too. -.-