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Nvidia Has No Plans to Adapt VESA’s Adaptive Sync

While AMD (NYSE: AMD) has fully embraced VESA’s Adaptive Sync standard, which powers its Project Freesync, Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) has flat-out rejected the idea in an interview with Chinese-language publication Expreview. Expreview asked an Nvidia representative whether the company intends to support VESA’s Adaptive Sync, which competes with Nvidia’s G-Sync. Nvidia says it has no plans to support the protocol on its recently launched GeForce 9-series, pointing to the fact that neither of the cards have the the requisite DisplayPort 1.2a connectors (which are supported in most cards AMD has released over the past two years) for Adaptive Sync to work. Later, Nvidia confirmed this