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List of FreeSync Monitors that are Compatible with G-Sync (UPDATED)

Back at CES 2019, when NVIDIA announced the new RTX 2060 graphics card, NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang also announced support for “G-Sync compatible monitors”. This means that you can now enable G-Sync feature even if you are using a FreeSync monitor, provided that you have a Pascal or Turing-based graphics card. That’s right, this support will only work for graphics card from GTX 10 series to the latest RTX 20 series; and you will need the latest GeForce Driver 417.71 (up). Also, NVIDIA has initially provided a list of 12 FreeSync monitors that are certified and fully works with G-Sync without any problems. Since then, these FreeSync monitors have been selling like hot cakes. Check out the list of Freesync monitors that are compatible with G-Sync below.


UPDATE 5: Added several new G-Sync compatible monitors including the LG B9, C9 and E9 4K OLED smart TVs
UPDATE 4: NVIDIA added 3 new G-Sync compatible monitors: LG 34GL750, HP 25mx, and HP Omen X 25f
UPDATE 3: NVIDIA added the following monitors: Dell S2419HGF, HP 25x and LG 27GL850.
UPDATE 2: NVIDIA has added more G-Sync compatible monitors in their list. Recently, NVIDIA certified 7 more FreeSync monitors (24 in total) to be compatible with G-Sync. A driver update will be released very soon. Check out the monitors below.
UPDATE: As of today, NVIDIA added five FreeSync monitors that are certified to be G-Sync compatible. The five monitors are the Asus VG278Q, Asus VG258,Acer ED273A, Acer XF250Q C and the BenQ Zowie XL2540-B. You can check out the table below for more details.

List of Certified FreeSync Monitors Compatible with NVIDIA G-Sync

Note: This page is best viewed in Desktop or Desktop view. Table below is also scroll-able / swipeable left to right.
According to NVIDIA, they have tested hundreds of different monitors and only few of them have passed without any issues. Below are the FreeSync monitors that are certified to be compatible with NVIDIA’s G-Sync.

MonitorDisplay SizeResolutionAspect RatioPanelRefresh RateResponse Time (GtG)HDR SupportBrightnessViewing AnglesPortsAvailability
Acer XFA24024"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI/MHL, DVIAmazon.com
Acer XG270HU27"2560x144016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°DVI, HDMI, DisplayPortAmazon.com
Amazon UK
Acer XV273K27"3840x216016:9IPS144Hz1msDisplayHDR 400, HDR10400 cd/m² (Peak HDR Mode)178°/178°DisplayPort 1.4, Mini DP, HDMI 2.0, USBAmazon.com
Acer XZ321Q31.5"1920x108016:9VA144Hz4msNo300 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort, HDMI, USBAmazon UK
Agon AG241QX23.8"2560x144016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, DVI, USB 3.0Amazon.com
Amazon UK
AOC G2590FX24.5"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, VGA, USB 3.0Amazon.com
Amazon UK
AOC G2590PX24.5"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°VGA, DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, USB 3.0Amazon UK
Asus MG278Q27"2560x144016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.0Amazon.com
Amazon UK
Asus VG258Q24.5"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, DL DVI-D, HDMI 1.4Amazon UK
Asus VG278Q27"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, DL DVI-D, HDMI 1.4Amazon.com
Amazon UK
Asus XG248Q23.8"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0Amazon.com
Amazon UK
Asus XG258Q24.5"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort, HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4Amazon.com
Amazon UK
BenQ XL274027"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msNo320 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, DVI-DL, HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4Amazon.com
Amazon UK
Acer ED273A27"1920x108016:9VA144Hz4msNo250 cd/m²178°/178°DVI, HDMI (HDCP), DisplayPortAmazon.com
Acer XF250Q C24.5"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, HDMI 1.4Amazon.com
BenQ Zowie XL2540-B24.5"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort 1.2, USB 2.0Amazon.com
Acer KG271 Bbmiipx27"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1msYes400 cd/m²160°/170°DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort, Audio in/outAmazon UK
Acer XF240H Bmjdpr24"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°DVI, HDMI, DisplayPortAmazon.com
Acer XF270H Bbmiiprx27"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2Amazon.com
AOPEN 27HC1R Pbidpx27"1920x108016:9VA144Hz4msNo250 cd/m²178°/178°DVI, HDMI v1.4, DisplayPort 1.2a, Audio outAmazon.com
Asus VG248QG24"1920x108016:9TN165Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, Dual-link DVI-DAmazon UK
Gigabyte AORUS AD27QD27"2560x144016:9IPS144Hz4msDisplayHDR 400350 cd/m²178°/178°Display Port 1.2, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0Amazon.com
LG 27GK750F (AUSUMPM / BKRUMPN)27"19820x108016:9TN240Hz2msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2, USB 3.0Amazon.com
ASUS VG258QR24.5"1920x108016:9TN165Hz0.5ms - 1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, DVI-D, 3.5mm AudioAmazon UK
ASUS VG278QR27"1920x108016:9TN165Hz0.5ms - 1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, DVI-D, 3.5mm AudioAmazon UK
Dell S2419HGF24"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo350 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 1.4, DisplayPort 1.2, USB 3.0, 3.5mm AudioAmazon.com
Amazon UK
HP 25x24.5"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°HDMI 2.0, DisplayPort 1.2Amazon.com
Amazon UK
LG 27GL85027"2560x144016:9IPS144Hz1msHDR10350 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort, HDMI, USB 3.0, 3.5mm AudioAmazon.com
LG 34GL75034"2560 x 108021:9IPS144Hz5msHDR10300 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.4, HDMIAmazon.com
HP 25mx24.5"1920x108016:9TN144Hz1msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0
HP Omen X 25f24.5"1920x108016:9TN240Hz1ms-3msNo400 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0
AOC AG272FCX6 27"1920x108016:9MVA165Hz4msNone250 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, VGA, USB 3.0Amazon UK
AOC AG272FG3R27"1920x108016:9MVA165Hz
HP 24X23.8"1920x108016:9TN144HzNone350 cd/m²160°/170°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4
ACER VG252Q P25"1920x108016:9IPS144Hz2msDisplayHDR 400400 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0
ACER XV273 X 27"1920x108016:9IPS240Hz1msDisplayHDR 400350 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0Amazon.com
Gigabyte Aorus FI27Q27"2560x144016:9IPS165Hz4msDisplayHDR 400350 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0
Gigabyte Aorus FI27Q-P 27"2560x144016:9IPS165Hz4msDisplayHDR 400350 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0Amazon.com
LG 27GL650 27"1920x108016:9IPS144Hz5msHDR10400 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0Amazon.com
LG 27GL63T 27"1920x108016:9IPS144Hz5msHDR10400 cd/m²178°/178°DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.0Amazon UK
LG B955" / 65"3840x216016:9OLED120Hz1msHDR10178°/178°HDMI 2.1, USB 2.0, Ethernet, etcAmazon.com
LG C955" / 65" / 77"3840x216016:9OLED120Hz1msHDR10500 cd/m²178°/178°HDMI 2.1, USB 2.0, Ethernet, etcAmazon.com
LG E955" / 65"3840x216016:9OLED120Hz1msHDR10700 cd/m²178°/178°HDMI 2.1, USB 2.0, Ethernet, etcAmazon.com

I was a little bit disappointed when I saw the initial list since most are based on a TN panel. True that they are fast, they have a very low response time, but they don’t have good viewing angles and colors are not that great compared to IPS or VA panel.

UPDATE Nov. 2019: There are now several G-Sync compatible monitors that features IPS panel, and 4K OLED Smart TV as well.

The Acer Nitro XV273K seems like the “better” monitor compared to the other 11 FreeSync monitor. It’s a 4K UHD display, IPS panel and it even supports HDR. Unfortunately, this monitor seems to be plague with (serious) backlight bleed issues. Perhaps an issue with early version of this monitor?

The Acer XZ321Q looks like a good option as well; where the BenQ XL2740 looks like a really good monitor for eSports and fast FPS games.

If you are currently using one of the monitors listed above, once the driver version 417.71 has been installed, G-Sync feature should be automatically enable. Those who are using FreeSync monitors that are not listed above / non-certified may also enable G-Sync manually via the NVIDIA control panel.

Do note that those monitors that are non-certified may encounter varying issues, like flickering, blurring and the likes. However, there are several users who have confirmed that their non-certified FreeSync monitor was working well with G-Sync enabled.

Non-Certified FreeSync Monitors But Still Works with G-Sync

The list of certified FreeSync monitors compatible with G-Sync seems to be pretty underwhelming, due to the fact there are literally a lot of FreeSync monitors available in the market today compared to G-Sync monitors.

UPDATE: MSI has listed some of their FreeSync monitors that are compatible with G-Sync as well. However, take note though that NVIDIA has not officially included MSI’s monitors on their list of certified G-Sync compatible monitors. I have the MSI Optix MPG27CQ, it’s not certified, but when I enable G-sync, it does seem to work. I only tried it with Battlefield V, haven’t tested it thoroughly though.

Users from NVIDIA Subreddit have created a Google sheet where they share their experiences with the current FreeSync monitors that they have. We see some non-certified FreeSync monitors on that list are reported to work just fine with G-Sync. Other monitors have issues, while other monitors needed to be “tweaked” a little bit just to get G-Sync working with their FreeSync monitors. Can you check out the sheet here.

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I love computers since I was a kid. I’m always fascinated with new technology, especially in the PC world. Many years ago, I was curious if the reviews I read were true and real. So, why not test them myself and share my first-hand experience? And thus, here we are. Thanks for reading!

12 COMMENTS

  1. I have a Samsung U28E510 UHD 28″ Monitor and it has Freesync but I use a Nvidea GTX1070TI 8 gig card I activate the Free sync on the Monitor and it does something(Screen goes black then comes back on after 2 seconds and I can’t tell if my monitor being a freesync is Nvidia Gsync compatible….. would there be a noticeable difference?

    • Hi Robert, make sure you have installed the latest NVIDIA drivers. Go to NVIDIA control panel. Under the Display menu, there should be a “Set up G-Sync” option. You will be able to enable G-Sync from there. If that option is not available, it means Freesync is not enabled on your monitor (assuming it has Freesync). I checked the specs of your monitor and it’s a 4K 60Hz right? I haven’t tried a 60Hz Freesync, but with a 144Hz Freesync it’s very easy to tell the difference because by only moving the mouse pointer or dragging a window across the desktop the movement should be smooth. Try playing some games and see if it has eliminated tearing and/or stuttering.

    • I’m 95% positive. Yes, you need DisplayPort. I think GSync is limited to DisplayPort only.
      It’s much better than HDMI and has higher bandwidth.
      To be honest, I can’t remember the last time I used an HDMI interface. Some HDMI interface do not support higher than 60Hz.
      What monitor are you using and what graphics card?

    • You could use it and enable G-Sync. But since it’s not a G-Sync certified monitor, it’s not a 100% guarantee that it will work properly or smoothly.
      You might want to check out feeback from owners of this monitor on how G-sync worked for them.

  2. I have a Samsung Curved 23.5 LC24F390FHEXXP LED it has a Free-Sync feature, and im planning to buy a rtx 2060 super next week. would that two compatible? i mean would i be able to use the freesync of my monitor?

    • It has FreeSync but it’s not G-Sync certified. You can use the RTX 2060. You can manually enable G-Sync but I am not sure if it will work perfectly. There’s a reason why some FreeSync monitors are not G-Sync certified. It may work just fine, or it may work but with issues or it may not work at all.

  3. Hey! I just bought a ASUS ROG STRIX XG248Q. I currently have a Gainward GeForce GTX 970 4GB so i got a minidisplayport to displayport connection to get it to work. I’ve just updated my nvidia drivers to the newest but i can’t find the “Set up G-Sync”.
    Do you have any tips to sort this problem out? I don’t really have a clue of what i could do at this point!

    • Hi Tobias, as per NVIDIA’s requirement, you need at least a GeForce GTX 10 series graphics card or better yet their newer RTX cards.
      Perhaps that’s the reason why the G-Sync option isn’t showing up, since you’re using a GTX 9 series card.
      This is a long shot since you didn’t meet the first requirement already, but Freesync should be enabled and your monitor should be running at 240Hz, via DisplayPort.
      If it still doesn’t show up, then GTX 9 series card won’t do.

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