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Q. visitor asked, while gsync is more expensive and pretty much is at par with freesync, so im stuck between deciding on either returning my gsync graphics card for a freesync graphics card instead and buy this monitor im looking at right now that has overwhelming good reviews,

Adrian P.
hi how can i help you today?
Yeah thank you, I had a question reguarding freesync and gsync
Im building my first gaming pc and ive ran into a rather frustrating issue, im trying tofind a monitor that both meets my price range and works with my graphics card, however i already bought the graphics card before even hearing about gsync and freesync
from what ive gathered, freesync is more affordable and comes with several monitors
while gsync is more expensive and pretty much is at par with freesync, so im stuck between deciding on either returning my gsync graphics card for a freesync graphics card instead and buy this monitor im looking at right now that has overwhelming good reviews,
or stick with my gsync and save up some extra cash and buy a
gsync ready monitor,
Adrian P.
got you
okay
so
lets get you to understand what freesync is
Alright,
Oh linus, ive watched a lot of linus, ill watch this and get back to you
Adrian P.
hes awesome my fav.
Alright
so what i picked up was,
My graphics card, as it stands, is a gsync graphics card
and so i could either stick with it and buy a gsync modded monitor for it to even be worth it
Or, return the graphics card i bought, find one thats freesync, so that i can afford a freesync monitor and graphics card
because ill be honest, im not comfortable spending 500+ on a monitor, ive looked up prices for gsync monitors, theyre very, very pricey
That raises another question though, I have an MSI intel mother board, should i also consider returning that as well and get an AMD processor, AMD mother board, AND AMD graphics card so there isnt any issue with compatibility?
Adrian P.
actually
you can get a 24" gsync monitor for 380
and a 3d supported one for 400
hmm,
do you happen to have the links for those?
Adrian P.
yep
here you go click on the ideas tab on the right
Its reaching a bit high for my budget but it will save me time and hassle of returning all this and reinvesting time for a new one
Oh you know what thats another thing
Ok so I am building a gaming rig
and i know everyone is all about the 1ms response time and the 144 fps
But i hear back and forth that if youre getting a 1ms and 144fps monitor, youre sacrificing a lot of vivid color and image quality
and i would much rather spend the money on possibly a 60fps+ monitor with 5ms if it means im getting better quality of picture
for example i was looking at this monitor http://www.newegg.com/Product...
and also this one here
both of these monitors are a bit slower, but the second link, it has freesync, and from what im hearing it has very vivid picture and i prefer that over fast response time
Adrian P.
lets be honest here. It really is just a prefrence.
personally I'd just get the 150 dollar monitor
and correct me if im wrong, but with that vivid color and all that beautiful picture, combined with the freesync, its going to be perfect for my experience
Adrian P.
and test it out and if i dont like it ship it back
via their return policy
thats what i want to do, but thats where the problem lies,
My graphics card, that ive already bought, havent opened it yet either, is a Gsync graphics card
i bought it before knowing what freesnyc or gsync is
so itd be useless for this monitor wouldnt it? id have spent the extra money on gsync without using it
Adrian P.
yeah.
Thats where i would like your advice
Would it be better to just spend the extra money on the monitor.
or,
return the graphics card, get one that has freesnyc, and get the monitor i want that has freesync enabled
Adrian P.
well if you really care enough to use the gsync gimmick then do it. if not then really honestly, vsync is just as doable
id return the graphics card and save my money for a better higher end card without gsync
Yeah thats what im thinking
Bought it on newegg as well, so im sure im within my return policy
Adrian P.
and get a monitor with a higher refresh rate
how long do i have to return an unopened ite,?
item*
Adrian P.
i believe its 90 days but you'd have to contact the other support for returns
there
Alright thanks a lot man
i really appreciate your help
Adrian P.
no problem! :-) what i am here for. :-)
if you need more help im here for another hour
so go ahead and message us again illl be on
well i had one more question,
Adrian P.
shoot
while i have you here
Alright so i decided i will return the graphics card, grab a freesync one, grab the monitor i want, be done with that,
Now lies another somewhat problem
from what i've heard, is people have had issues in the past with compatibility issues with having an Intel processor, intel cpu ready motherboard, but have an AMD graphics card
so what im thinking is, should i return the mother board as well, since its intel ready, (havent bought the processor yet) and buy a amd mother board, amd graphics card, and amd processor ?
or is that all just bull and stick with what i got and just get the amd graphics card and not worry about the intel motherboard and processor
Adrian P.
to be honest it should be fine, just a bit of driver installatotions.
other than than really shouldnt matter. Most people recommend to go full amd everything
alright, sounds good
i might just go that route
Adrian P.
but to be honest Ive never had problems
with that
do you have amd graphics and an intel mobo?
Adrian P.
intel
they are the best atm
thats what i keep hearing lol which is why i was comfortable buying intel products off the back
bat*
Adrian P.
not really
you should flip a coin
which evver it will work
:-)
lol alright, Well thanks again man, you've answered all my questions
Adrian P.
awesome!
feel free to close this chat whenever you like
Adrian P.
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