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itsage
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Today Nvidia released new drivers [version 417.71] for Windows that enables FreeSync monitors to be G-Sync compatible. This new feature is limited to GTX 10 and RTX 20 series via DisplayPort connection only. I tried it on my GTX 1080 Ti eGPU and the Samsung CHG90 FreeSync 2 monitor. Once you completed the new driver installation and applied the G-Sync Compatible settings as the screen captures below, chances are your FreeSync monitor would work too. Give it a try and let us know and whether it works for your eGPU setup.

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Now that is a very positive update. Good to see NVIDIA ease access to this technology. IMO free sync seriously makes a difference 45+ FPS. Wish I had the time to setup the Aorus Gaming Box and everything again to test.

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It seems that the feature will be available ONLY for the 10xx and 20xx series.
No Adaptive Syn for Maxwell gpu's.

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Not surprised, because Maxwell and below don't have DP1.2a or HDMI 2.1 which are minimum hardware requirements for adaptive-sync. Maxwell has HDMI 2.0, not 2.1 (which adds VRR).

https://www.techpowerup.com/251576/nvidia-has-no-plans-for-adaptive-sync-support-on-maxwell-prior-gpus

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jerry Kansai
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Posted by: itsage

Today Nvidia released new drivers [version 417.71] for Windows that enables FreeSync monitors to be G-Sync compatible. This new feature is limited to GTX 10 and RTX 20 series via DisplayPort connection only. I tried it on my GTX 1080 Ti eGPU and the Samsung CHG90 FreeSync 2 monitor. Once you completed the new driver installation and applied the G-Sync Compatible settings as the screen captures below, chances are your FreeSync monitor would work too. Give it a try and let us know and whether it works for your eGPU setup.

Yes it works to me since days 1, now I’ve two g sync monitors now:) Btw it’s on rtx 2070 egpu. Don’t forget to enable Freesync on, usually buried somewhere under inconvenient menu option. 
On pascal btw I saw some issues like artifacts, half screen etc, to whom with this issues, DDU in windows save mode.

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Do these drivers work/exist for Mac OS?

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Sorry but for me that driver doesn't work.
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The installation works fine but as soon as i restart the Lap, the nvidia control panel and the external monitor doesn't work and the device manager show the gtx 1050 with yellow alert. :s I will get a new cpu the next week, so I will try again. but I don't think this diver will work.

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@Phoenix2063 There’s no FreeSync/G-Sync in macOS.

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@Phoenix2063 There’s no FreeSync/G-Sync in macOS.

This means, the G-Sync feature in nVidia Webdrivers don't work?

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It seems that the feature will be available ONLY for the 10xx and 20xx series.
No Adaptive Syn for Maxwell gpu's.

I can confirm, that it doesn't work with a GTX 780 (Kepler). Will try my GTX 1080 Ti with my FreeSync monitor later, it's like christmas 😉

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So in OSX I would get screen tearing on a high refresh monitor if he frame rate goes above 60? Or i guess i'd have to cap it, disappointing, any workarounds?

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macOS is inconsistent with monitor refresh rates. One LG 4K monitor I have would switch between 30Hz and 60Hz without reason. This is both through HDMI and DisplayPort. A 144Hz monitor would act similar. This would fluctuate between 60Hz and 120Hz.

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I just have tried with a GTX1080Ti and Samsung S24H85, a classical Freesync monitor and it works:

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