What is Nvidia G-Sync?
Nvidia G-Sync is a sync technology made by Nvidia to eliminate screen tearing. G-SYNC technology synchronizes the display’s refresh to the GPU’s render rate which makes scenes appear instantly, objects appear sharper and gameplay is smoother. G-SYNC gets rid of screen tearing and provides minimal display stutter and lag. It provides smoothest, clearest and breathtaking gaming experience.
NVidia G-SYNC minimum system requirements for Desktop
GPU- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST GPU or higher.
Driver- R340.52 or higher.
System Requirement- Must support DisplayPort 1.2 directly from the GPU.
Operating System- Windows 7/ 8/ 8.1/ 10
List of Nvidia G-Sync Enabled Graphic Card
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
GeForce GTX 760
GeForce GTX 745
GeForce GTX 1050
Titan V GeForce
GeForce GTX 660
GeForce GTX 770
GeForce GTX 750
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
GeForce GTX 780
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
GeForce GTX 1060
GeForce RTX 2070
GeForce GTX 670
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
GeForce GTX 950
GeForce GTX 1070
GeForce RTX 2080
GeForce GTX 680
GeForce GTX Titan
GeForce GTX 960 GeForce
GTX 1070 Ti
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
GeForce GTX 690
GeForce GTX Titan Black
GeForce GTX 965M
GeForce GTX 1080
GeForce GTX Titan Z
GeForce GTX 970
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
GeForce GTX 970M
GeForce GTX 980 Titan Xp
GeForce GTX 980M
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
GeForce GTX Titan X
List of Nvidia G-Sync Enabled Dell Monitors
Dell AW3418DW 3440×1440 34″ 100 Hz (120 Hz overclocked) IPS
Dell AW3418HW 2560×1080 34″ 144 Hz (160 Hz overclocked) IPS
Dell S2716DG 2560×1440 27″ 144 Hz TN
Dell S2417DG 2560×1440 24″ 144 Hz (165 Hz overclocked) TN
How To Enable G-SYNC on Your PC
- Right-click on the Windows desktop and launch the “NVIDIA Control Panel” application or open “NVIDIA Control Panel” from the Windows Start menu
- Select “Display” from the links on the left and choose “Set up G-SYNC”
- Check the box titled “Enable G-SYNC”
- Click on “Apply”
- Select “Set up Multiple Displays” from the links on the left.
- Set the “AW3418DW” or “AW3418HW ” as the primary display.
- Click on “Apply”
- Select “Manage 3D settings” from the links on the left.
- Set Monitor Technology to “G-SYNC”
Setting up the Game Enhance Mode
Alienware AW3418DW & AW3418HW monitor supports “Game Enhance Mode” which has three functions to enhance your gameplay experience
Allows you to disable or enable the timer at the upper left corner of the display. The timer shows the time elapsed since the game starts. Select an option from the time-interval list to measure your target game rate.
Selecting On allows you to display the current frames per second when playing games. The higher the rate, the smoother the motion appears.
Activate the function to help ensure the perfect alignment of the video contents from multiple displays.
How To Use The On-Screen Display (OSD) Menu:
Go to OSD ->Game -> Game Enhance Mode-> Select Timer, Frame Rate or Display Alignment
I hope this post helped you to enable NVidia G-SYNC on Dell Monitor Alienware AW3418DW/AW3418HW.