Vizio’s newest TV firmware replace is stuffed with options and enhancements for individuals who recreation on a PS5, Xbox Series X, or PC with the Nvidia RTX 3080 (or any highly effective G-Sync-ready Nvidia GPU). It’s at the moment rolling out to the corporate’s OLED units in addition to its 2021 collection of P-Series Quantum X and P-Series Quantum models — all of which characteristic HDMI 2.1 ports.
Breaking it down by platform, Vizio claims that the replace “permits full bandwidth 4K at 120fps” for the PlayStation 5. The PS5 doesn’t natively assist variable refresh fee but.
That’s not the case you probably have a PC with one thing highly effective in it just like the Nvidia RTX 3080. This firmware permits for 4K decision at as much as a 120Hz refresh fee when related to your rig, together with variable refresh fee assist for each 4K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz settings. The latter addition means you shouldn’t discover the display screen skipping or tearing in case your PC immediately drops its frames per second; the show will mechanically scale its refresh fee to what your machine is able to in the intervening time.
This replace bodes effectively for Xbox Sequence X homeowners, too. It improves the assist for variable refresh fee for the admittedly small quantity of gaming content material that at the moment helps 4K decision at 120Hz refresh fee. Nonetheless, it’s superb information for the long run.
Platform-specific notes apart, Vizio has introduced just a few notable tweaks to those TVs within the firmware replace. It provides discrete IR codes to every HDMI port make them less complicated to register with HDMI-CEC merchandise. Vizio additionally improved compatibility with AV receivers that assist HDMI. The corporate included just a few different quality-of-life options you can try beneath.