Variable Frame Rate (VRR)


Vizio Pays for Misleading Marketing of Refresh Rates

by Shawnee Blackwood

Vizio advertised 60Hz TVs as having an “effective” refresh rate of 120Hz and 120Hz TVs as having an “effective” rate of 240Hz. This was referring to backlight scanning/black frame insertion, not the actual refresh rate.

Tags:LCD| refresh rate| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| Vizio

Amorphyx Defines New Approach to LTPO Low Refresh Rate for Apple iPhone

by Ian Hendy

With the launch of the new line of Apple 14 phones, the pressure is again on supply of the LTPO based displays for the Pro and Pro Max, referred to as Pro Motion displays. …

Tags:IGZO| LG Displays (LGD)| LTPO TFT| LTPS TFT| Oxide TFTs| Samsung Display| TFT| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Intel Smooth Sync Fixes Tearing in the GPU

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Tom’s Hardware reviewed the Intel Arc A770 Limited Edition GPU and add-in board. The review suggests it might be an alternative to AMD or Nvidia, especially for AV1 and VP9 encoding. However, …

Tags:GPUs| Intel| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Rtings Looks at Monitors

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Hardware testing site, has had a busy time looking at monitors and published its guide to gaming monitors as well as subsets of the best UltraHD, 240Hz and curved gaming …

Tags:Acer| Asus| Curved Displays| Dell| Desktop Monitors| eSports| Game Playing| QD OLEDs| Samsung| Testing| UltraHD & 4K| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Links Week Ending 8th July 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the end of this week. Football hero John Terry’s Samsung The Wall cinema …

Tags:Asus| Desktop Monitors| Eizo| Germany| Home Cinema| Interactive Displays| MicroLED| Mirror Displays| Notebooks| OLEDs| PlayStation| Production Equipment| Projectors| Samsung| Smart Home & Home Networks| Smart TV| Smartphones| Streaming Video| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Testing| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

VESA Improves Things for Gamers and Media Consumers

by Bob Raikes

VESA has just announced a new logo programme for gaming displays and video displays that should make life much better for gamers, content creators and consumers and set makers (although not those that may …

Tags:Game Playing| Streaming Video| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| VESA| Video Quality

PS5 Will Get Variable Refresh Rate in Update This Week

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Sony said in a blog post that the PlayStation 5 would gain variable refresh rate support via some firmware patches that will roll out this week and can be used with …

Tags:PlayStation| sony| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Links Week Ending 4th March 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are (quite!) a few from the second part of this week. VRR update for 2021 Sony TVs …

Tags:audio| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| iPhone| Laser Projectors| LED| LG Electronics (LGE)| Outdoor Displays| Pricing| Samsung| Semiconductors| Smartphones| STBs| TVs (TV Sets)| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)| VideoConferencing| ViewSonic

The PS5’s Variable Refresh Rate feature is coming soon

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Verge reported that Sony is planning to add a VRR feature “in the coming months”. The system is said to be able to support the feature even if games have …

Tags:PlayStation| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

Asus ROG Strix XG309CM Review – early access

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TFTCentral reviewed the Asus ROG Strix XG309CM 29.5″ 2560 x 1080 (21:9) gaming monitor. The basic feature list is: Fast IPS’ technology panel 1ms G2G quoted response time from AUO. Brightness …

Tags:Asus| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)

World’s Fastest Gaming Monitor Hits 500 Hz Refresh Rate

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A Chinese news outlet, Sina, quoted by Tom’s Hardware and ComputerBase, reports that BOE has built a prototype/demo 500Hz 27″ FullHD monitor for gaming. The LCD uses an oxide backplane and …

Tags:BOE| Desktop Monitors| Game Playing| HFR - High Frame Rate| Variable Frame Rate (VRR)