New Nvidia Video Illustratres G-Sync Performance at 60 FPS
Nvidia has put together a video that shows V-Sync and G-Sync side-by-side, as well as a comparison between V-Sync off and on. At 198MB, it's not a small download, but we're hosting it here locally to give you a chance to see the technology for yourself. The real-world gaming impact of G-Sync is mixed -- it's a technology that makes a bigger difference in some games than others, and is generally more important if your frame rate is hovering between 60 FPS and 30 FPS. A game running at 120FPS on a high-end monitor isn't going to benefit in the same fashion.
The key element of the demonstration is in the last few minutes, when the pendulum swings between V-Sync on the left and G-Sync on the right, as shown above. Watch for the stutter between the two demonstrations -- you'll see that the pendulum is much smoother when swinging through the right than on the left.
G-Sync displays and kits will ship in volume in 2014, with Asus being first out of the gate with monitor support. Expected retail price for the first G-Sync displays is ~$400 for a 27" 1920x1080 TN panel. Interested readers can download the video here.