With few exceptions, users of notebook graphics cards have to face limitations included in these sessions when they want gaming laptop. XConnect AMD technology is designed to eliminate this drawback as far as possible so that gamers to be able to enjoy a smooth gaming experience even at high resolution, irrespective of the preferred title.
XConnect technology enables connection of an external graphics card, eg Radeon R9 300 Series, Intel Thunderbolt port through 3. Another advantage is connected via Thunderbolt three plug-and-play support, GPU can be connected or disconnected at any moment.
AOC is one of the top brands globally market display, launching the first dual-monitor gaming feature AMD FreeSync ™, a technology that has a refresh rate dynamically eliminates the effect of tearing and stuttering, allowing also high speed input. Gamers only need a graphics adapter and driver AMD, AMD gaming monitor plus FreeSync ™ AOC to enjoy the most advanced gaming experience. The two new monitors and AOC G2460PF G2770PF gameplay incorporating all these features at the same prices as their previous models. They will be available in September 2015 for a price of 1499 Euro, 1788 lei respectively.
Gaming should be a fluid experience; this can not be possible without a perfect synchronization between the motherboard GPU and dynamically monitor refresh rates. AMD FreeSync ™ makes this possible without sacrificing performance at an affordable price. This technology offers a gaming experience without interruption effect of the image, while maintaining frame rate and the maximum input speed.
AMD FreeSync standard DisplayPort ™ utilizes Adaptive-Sync ™ to enable dynamic refresh rates. Thus, the updated GPU board monitor once sent a picture to the monitor, which allows perfect synchronization between the two devices. This new AMD technology requires no additional hardware and features open standards, having no license fees to be added to the final product price.
But returning to AMD, they managed to complete the first plug and play external video card that can be connected and disconnected at any time without stopping the system without them even give a restart. This performance was mediated by Thunderbolt 3 connectivity while providing sufficient bandwidth of 40 Gb / sec (as a PCI-E 3.0 4x) and has friendly format USB-C.
By March Thunderbolt external video card connects to the system, and takes over graphics. But while video card has its outputs and can bind to unmonitor external or Thunderbolt can play it back through the laptop screen. Housing for external video card was busy Razer moment, the prototype being unveiled at CES 2016. But in the coming months probably much more manufacturers will launch its own models.
There currently are considered compatible video cards Radeon R9 280 and R9 390, the entire series R300 and top of the range Fury. Plus future video cards from AMD architecture with Polaris, provided they have a maximum TDP of 375 W. So the board can always be changed by the user as a desktop. And to work XConnect drivers are required graphics, a Thunderbolt port 3 and the related cable, Windows 10 build 10586, Thunderbolt firmware v.16 and ACPI BIOS extensions. And one laptop now meets these conditions, the Razer Blade Stealth. But many others will follow.