In the world of gaming, AMD's FreeSync and Nvidia's G-Sync are two of the most exciting new technologies to enter the market. Although both technologies have been available for several months now, adoption of these standards is slow, with only a handful of displays that support them. Nixeus Technology announced that it will help extend this market a little with the introduction of its new display certified for FreeSync.
Nixeus claimed that the NX-VUE24 will be the world's first 24" Full HD 144 Hz AMD FreeSync-compatible display on the market, and this appears to be true. Currently, all FreeSync certified displays on the market use a 2K resolution superior to that of the 1080p resolution utilized here.
This gives the Nixeus display an advantage, in that the panel used is cheaper to produce and can be sold for a lower price; the monitor costs only $349.99. Although one display available currently, the LG 29UM67, sells for only $299.99, most FreeSync monitors available now sell for between $450 and $580.
Although the LG 29UM67 has a higher resolution and is cheaper, it is likely that these two displays could tussle over consumers' dollars after the Nixeus is released. What the NX-VUE24 gives up in image quality, it makes up for in refresh rate. The display features a 144 Hz refresh rate with a 1 ms response time, far exceeding the LG display's 60 Hz refresh rate and 5 ms response time.
As a result, these displays will target slightly different audiences. The LG 29UM67 will likely attract an audience that cares less about refresh rate but more about aesthetics, such as casual users and gamers who enjoy RTS games. The NX-VUE24, on the other hand, with its fast refresh rate, will likely attract gamers who tend to play first-person shooters or similar fast-paced games where response time is vital.
|Refresh Rate||144 Hz||144 Hz|
|Response Time||1 ms||1 ms|
|Inputs||DP 1.2a, HDMI, Dual-Link DVI, VGA||DP 1.2a, HDMI, Dual-Link DVI, VGA|
|Warranty||3 Year Limited||3 Year Limited|
|Stand||VESA height adjustable stand with tilt, pivot, and swivel||Base stand with tilt|
The monitor will ship to North America on August 25, and is available for pre-order now from select retailers.
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Finally, something I can look up to. I both didn't need a 2K display and neither would I've forked over 500 dollars for a monitor.
But this monitor look like a sweet deal.
It's even better than that. You left out that it has a very high refresh rate and low response time. Then, if you look at the chart, the NX-VUE24B model with the basic stand (all I need personally) is only $330. Not sure why this wasn't mentioned in the article.
the IPS Gsync 2440x1400 is $800,,t
That a $400 Monitor if it didn't Have Gsync, which means there's a $400 markup just because of gysnc.
Here is the Gsync Equivalent. same specs otherwise.. just add $400 for gsync capability.
I considered talking over it in the article, but felt that the chart did a suitable job of showing this itself.
Glad you enjoyed the article. I was using the Microcenter price of the LG display is why it is a little bit lower, though the $309.99 price on Amazon isn't bad considering that includes free shipping. So that is why you are seeing a discrepancy.
But good on Nixeus for at least pushing 144 Hz Freesync to a reasonably affordable price point.
That would only be impressive if it were IPS. eg the 24 inch 144Mhz 1ms TN Asus acer etc monitors are cheaper. Freesync was supposed to not cost more or much more. If the panel quality doesn't even match these then it's not impressive at all. These companies are hindering the proliferation of this technology.
Freesync is going to be more expensive for the time being, the manufacturers do have to put some work into their scalers, and it is a clear value-add. It's just not supposed to be nearly as big a premium as G-Sync - and actual products bear out that prediction.