The Best Xbox Gaming TV YET! - Samsung Q9F Review

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    This spring, Freesync 2 variable refresh rate support came to the Xbox One S and Xbox One X- but there were no TVs to go along with it! Now, Samsung has added Freesync support to its 2018 QLED TVs, including the Q9F. Is this the gaming TV we always wanted?
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Comments • 2 307

  • Luca L
    Luca L Day ago

    65" TV + couch distance: 2m = 17" desktop monitor effect

  • poinguan
    poinguan 8 days ago

    2019 and budget FreeSync TV is nowhere to be found.

  • Quintonッ
    Quintonッ 11 days ago

    LOL look at the guy in the back 0:06

    ROBERTO OROZCO 16 days ago

    His socks and Sandle show combo is aggravating

  • mujdatozc
    mujdatozc 17 days ago

    65 inch very big 😬

  • Jan Geeroms
    Jan Geeroms 29 days ago

    Don’t be such a drag 😂

  • JonandIvy Jones
    JonandIvy Jones Month ago

    Oh just diving into Linus’s pants here, pay no attention, lolol

  • whyamialive03
    whyamialive03 Month ago +1

    I thought he was gonna pull out his magnum dong...

    I'm disappointed.

  • Damian Mryc
    Damian Mryc 2 months ago

    Does it support free sync in 1440p?

  • roman dorta
    roman dorta 2 months ago

    I’m so glad we dived into your pants.

  • Per Hellstrom
    Per Hellstrom 2 months ago

    I have question about the hz and fps topic; If I am sure I wont get more then 60 fps while gaming (rather less then 60 fps) a 120 hz montior wouldnt be more beneficial then a 60 hz monitor?

  • Ed T
    Ed T 2 months ago

    Man you are funny with promotions 😂

  • Old School UpScale
    Old School UpScale 2 months ago

    I have this TV, should I swap my 1080ti for a Radeon vii to enable free sync or not?
    Any help is appreciated :)

  • Tyrant
    Tyrant 3 months ago

    TV Companies are SHADY AF! You ALWAYS have to dig for their specs.

  • Christopher Gatecliffe
    Christopher Gatecliffe 3 months ago

    I've got the q9fn and bought it when I went from PC gaming back to console with ps4 pro and xbox one x. I've found the enhanced games that run at 4k 30fps looks awful on alot of them and puts a massive strain on my eyes. Fh4 and ac odysee are two particular ones which to me look awful on the TV. Games such as fh7 which run at 60fps look brilliant and aren't straining on the eyes. I'm debating whether to take my qled into the living room and getting a 4k monitor or ultawide 1440p like I had previously or give the TV a chance. Anyone got an opinion and seen both in action to see what's best?.

  • redds1987
    redds1987 3 months ago +1

    Well, still not sure which one to buy... samsung or LG...

  • Jay
    Jay 3 months ago

    Samsung website says no freesyn on 49" NU8000. ??

  • Clorox Bleach
    Clorox Bleach 3 months ago +1

    1:31 does not have RGB lighting!!!

  • Krishna Kanth
    Krishna Kanth 3 months ago

    How about 1440p Freesync range?

  • Gigsro Uiy
    Gigsro Uiy 3 months ago

    Mule Days it wasn't about beautiful graphics it was about zero input lag tube TVs Xbox original Ghost Recon no Noob tubing servers the real deal. So the fact that gaming is secondary or tertiary to movies and other television related entertainment we in the Gaming Community end up suffering with the minimum of lag displays. My question is now with this for K & Beyond is that going to cause even more lag and require more expensive chips while the inherent lack of displays remains? I'm going to have to contact these manufacturers see if they really want to participate and putting together a real gaming TV. With my 36in tube 200 lb TV easily I would get four times the amount of kills that I would get on my laggy ass Modern Display. Why? Zerolag on the tube TVs oh, does it look ugly? It doesn't look pretty but the action is real time and that is alternately what we want and what we need

  • Gacha.—.Čheešę Cåké

    Guys don’t forget the underwear

  • AngryXInch
    AngryXInch 4 months ago

    Can you go over these again, and test them with RTX cards since Nvidia now supports freesync?

  • Rupert Jung
    Rupert Jung 4 months ago

    48-60 Hz range only?! WTF, thanks for the warning. Definitely waiting for a tv with a decent FreeSync Implementation (at least 30 fps+, because this is, where common frame rate are starting.)

  • Rupert Jung
    Rupert Jung 4 months ago

    I'd like the same kind of coffee, this guy had this morning, please.

  • sedan styles
    sedan styles 4 months ago

    I been gaming my Samsung Plasma H4500 for a while now. Got them at best buy for 350 each because LED was thr new thing out lol I have no issues with frames per second or burning on the screen. If its not broke dont fix it theory. Or get get caught up in the marketing brain washing life

  • Dylan Vieira
    Dylan Vieira 4 months ago

    What is the freesync range at 1440p gaming on pc?
    And does this tv support freesync now with a nvidia gpu since nvidia is sort of compatible with freesync displays after the new driwer which was released january 15th?

  • Technics1124
    Technics1124 4 months ago +2

    Someone please explain, regardless if it is related to this video or not. How does Red Dead Redemption 2 run nearly perfectly smooth on Xbox One X @ 30fps, with beautiful graphics, but if you play a PC game with the same texture and graphics qualities at 30fps on a PC, it is laggy?

    • Sergio Ugazio
      Sergio Ugazio Month ago

      i think the distance you are from tv helps in that regard. Also console games use motion blur if im not mistaken. I dont know if that is directly related or not, but just something that came to my mind lol

  • MaskOn
    MaskOn 4 months ago

    I have a free sync monitor and the Xbox one s but I can't enable variable option

  • Max H2
    Max H2 4 months ago

    For anyone wondering, in 1440p you still get 120hz freesync, in 4K only 49-60HZ from what I could find out, correct me if I am wrong.

  • jonnyX06
    jonnyX06 5 months ago

    So for console, the VRR range on this thing means it's only useful for games that target 60fps. Or games with an unlocked framerate that stays above 48fps...
    That really limits the mileage you can get out of this feature on console.

  • boface187
    boface187 5 months ago

    Everywhere I read about this the articles specifically state that the nu8000 49" version is not supported? Linus?!! I need to choose which to buy. Is this bad information?

  • Exotic Cichlids
    Exotic Cichlids 5 months ago

    So i need an amd card instead of an nvidia?

  • David Pinto-Fernandez
    David Pinto-Fernandez 5 months ago

    I got brain damage on 6:08

  • Eduardo Bermejo
    Eduardo Bermejo 5 months ago

    So activating free sync actually makes me have more input lag?

  • victor kim
    victor kim 5 months ago

    5:05 video stutters as linus says the word 'stutter'

  • victor kim
    victor kim 5 months ago

    4:06 another bad transition? you've been warned

  • Pathetic Panda
    Pathetic Panda 5 months ago

    Wow a vid just 28 seconds less than 10 respect dude

  • reviewfor thetube
    reviewfor thetube 5 months ago

    Bro O was shocked at the difference in gaming it was an amazing experience I didnt expect it to feel that much better but it did it really did my favorite gaming experience on a tv so far almost comp experience it's crazy idk how they did this good but it's amazing

  • Bradford Dowdy
    Bradford Dowdy 5 months ago

    You better believe it my dude! All bout them underwear! F*****g fantastic, needed that laugh dude. Thank You for the video & laugh.

  • Dooms Day From Colombia

    NU8000 with 4K Freesync? i have talked to Samsung Support and their "tech" said it only works at 1080p...are you sure Linus?

  • OzMo410 Nothing But Factz

    Just put the price at the beginning so people can skip without wasting a minute

  • ll Jermany ll
    ll Jermany ll 6 months ago

    So all 2018 qleds have free Sync ?

  • Robert Fapswell
    Robert Fapswell 6 months ago

    A free sink!
    Is that why the empty box so heavy?

  • ecotts
    ecotts 6 months ago

    I will buy a FREESYNC 2 version..

  • GamingLaw
    GamingLaw 6 months ago +1

    Ps5 will have Navi & Ryzen so freesync might be possible

  • Steve
    Steve 6 months ago

    Its a nice TV ….if you get a good one. Having just attempted to replace my F8500 Plasma I had researched this and others to the point of....well, I might be obsessed a bit. This TV has some strengths. Brightness, VRR, FALD, good blacks. High color range, nice interface. But it is missing Dolby Vision, has problems with DSE where some owners have replaced the panel 4,5,6 times. You can see the FLAD up close on some scenes, hallowing is better than most LCD but still there, vertical and horizontal viewing angles are pretty tight - nobody talks about the vertical one but it's there. Oddly lots of reports of motion issues with gaming too. All I'm saying is good look at one before you buy. I went with something else.

  • Juliett A
    Juliett A 6 months ago

    When he kicked the tv box over, I just about had a heart attack.

  • CaptainAhnungslos
    CaptainAhnungslos 6 months ago

    Watching Video, Girlfriend enters the room, aks me what kind of videos I´m watching 😑

  • JeronBeast
    JeronBeast 6 months ago

    What are thoooooooose!?

  • SeriouS PooL
    SeriouS PooL 6 months ago

    How much did MS pay u u pile of donkey sht

  • Drizzy
    Drizzy 6 months ago

    Finally a Tv for gaming (****GONE SEXUAL****)

  • yosvany candelario
    yosvany candelario 6 months ago

    Is this a good tv for gaming? And how many Hertz am I going to be running using my
    [Dell - Inspiron Desktop - AMD Ryzen 7-Series - 16GB Memory - AMD Radeon RX 580 - 1TB Hard Drive - Recon Blue With Solid Panel
    $1,099.99] on a [Samsung 55 Inch Curved 4K Ultra HD SmartTV - UN55NU8500FXZA]

  • Sterling Bradford
    Sterling Bradford 6 months ago

    Please stop the sex jokes... it was funny in the beginning

  • reviewfor thetube
    reviewfor thetube 6 months ago

    The q8fn and the q9fn sre amazing but the q6fn and q7fn are not good its actually really really bad my new sony x900f is so much better I had the q6fn and I did not like it at all everything looked yellow and red no matter what kind of calibration wss done and was not smooth at all very jittery very jumpy nothing was really smooth yeah input lag was good so when I pressed the button it went to the tv fast but the tv would skip and just wssnt smooth idk but my sony x900f is amazing especially when put on 1080p at 120hz now at just 1080p st 60hz its it's in pop ut kag isnt good but if you go and out it at 1080p at 129hz its it's input lag is 12 sec not bad at all and when on 4k hdr4:4:4 its 24 ms still not bad. Ht I measured it at 18ms but either way the trade off for everything being good smooth no jitter everything is just clean and the input lag able to be that low when set up properly it is amazing and I love that you said just because those TVs have freesync doesnt mean it's good I love that and the variable refresh rate because they just measure certain things and that's what in saying my sonyx900f just feels better and the gameplay just feels better and I know for a fact it's not just in my head and your video proved it to me and I guarantee the q9fn is much better anyways then the q6fn and that tells me that zi was right it was one of the most horrible gaming experiences I've ever had my old ku6300 was better then the q6fn and again my x900f is a beast there is a review next to the ks8500 samsung and it looked a little quicker just shows me again that the sony does feel better and a sone say it's an amazing gaming tv it really is idc what anybody says because you know when somethings playing better or it isnt

  • Milooo
    Milooo 7 months ago

    Lg sk95 ore samsung q9fn?

  • puremark403
    puremark403 7 months ago

    dude socks and sandals? cmon

  • le's talk about .
    le's talk about . 7 months ago

    Every samsung qled 2018 has freesync

  • Michael Pirroni
    Michael Pirroni 7 months ago

    Word on the block is these TV now implement 120hz with a firmware upgrade...:))..can we get a ...updated video??

  • Chris E.
    Chris E. 7 months ago

    Spoke to Samsung customer service today. As with most big company CSR’s, they were of zero help. What I wanted to know, is if Samsung’s 2018 tv’s support VRR and HDR simultaneously. They tell me the answer is no - and that if Freesync is enabled, HDR is thereby disabled. I don’t believe this to be true. As you noted, I think they support 4K@60hz, HDR, and VRR simultaneously. Can you confirm this to be the case? I have a NU8000, and I do not want to pick between VRR or HDR when gaming in 4K.

  • Dinocrest
    Dinocrest 7 months ago

    Watch this in the living room at full volume and of course I hear "but first let's dive In my pants"

  • Schmutz Lord
    Schmutz Lord 7 months ago

    will intel graphicscards work with freesync? might switch to intel or amd in the future, fuck nvidia's modules.

  • nick pareja
    nick pareja 7 months ago

    Linus try to build a cheap gaming pc here in the philippines like what u did in china.

  • Crimson_ Bot
    Crimson_ Bot 7 months ago

    Hey guys, so I’m getting a monitor for my PS4 that has 2 hdmi ports...and my PS4 will be taking up one of those ports. Anyone have any suggestions of what I should do with my other hdmi port. I want something gaming related for my 2nd hdmi port

  • RaynbowZ: Strucid Gamer

    I see d tv on amazon, but it doesn't explicitly say there is freesync on it

  • Lincoln Sternn
    Lincoln Sternn 7 months ago

    I love the bloodshot

  • Angel Rojas
    Angel Rojas 8 months ago

    Everything was good until linus started unzipping and I started wondering if I was in the right "tube"

  • Krakus Krak
    Krakus Krak 8 months ago

    I truly don't get the hype about FreeSync or GSync. Even though I do have a FreeSync capable ultrawide screen and a Radeon GPU I still prefer to "downclock" or "overclock" the screen from 60hz mark to whatever GPU is able to reliably push. Gameplay on a monitor downclocked to 45hz with vSync enabled looks much smoother then jumpy 45-60 with Free/GSync. Same goes for 100hz constant vs FPS randomly jumping between100-130 on 144hz monitor.

  • KattenDK La Cour Madsen

    0:04 OMG I'm dying🤣🤣🤣

  • kritx
    kritx 8 months ago

    4:44 omg human eye

  • melvin khosa
    melvin khosa 8 months ago

    You guys didn't even do PC gaming tests on it running Freesync with that Vega card. Why? It does both 1080p/120 and 1440p/120 with Freesync with very low for a TV (10ms) input lag.

  • LiK
    LiK 8 months ago

    What if Trojans sponsored you

  • Zeseffes
    Zeseffes 8 months ago

    Took about time for Linus to show us his underwear

  • Daniel Willis
    Daniel Willis 8 months ago

    The input lag is lower than what was in this video. The input lag gets down to 6.8ms

  • Weeb China
    Weeb China 8 months ago

    pause and go to 4:27, guess what he is saying :D

  • anh nam bảnh cơ trưởng

    vô trang coi nk

  • Magma Vol
    Magma Vol 8 months ago

    LOL!!! Basic Freesync setting 90-120Hz.
    while the Xbox only does 30/60 FPS...
    i am proud of You.. Gaming TV

  • Momcanceled Xbox
    Momcanceled Xbox 8 months ago

    What is he wearing on his feet

  • Weasle 65
    Weasle 65 8 months ago

    Ha, it's FREE sync. As in you don't have to pay for a little g-sync box.

  • Gref ranger
    Gref ranger 8 months ago

    Finnally! I have been waiting so long for TVs to widely adopt adaptive sync technology. Also Linus, I'm pretty sure LFC req. is not freeeync 2, but that the high end of the VRR be double or more of the low end VRR. So this TV does support LFC at its 1080p 48-120hz setting. Freesync 2 features are HDR and borderless window support.

  • BroncoX
    BroncoX 8 months ago +2

    I'm curious how Sony Master Series A9F 65" does on gaming. Anyone has a clue?

  • Supreme TW
    Supreme TW 8 months ago

    QLED thats all said - Still old LED backlight panel with just higher brightness vs OLED. Horrible blacklight issue with movies.
    I would never buy QLED if it costs more than OLED unless you live in equator where sun shines almost all the day and light cant be blocked in the house :D

  • Chanandler Bong
    Chanandler Bong 8 months ago

    The editing is genius.

    DISTRACTEDAD 8 months ago

    bruh i almost turned the video off bahaha

  • [Void]beewyka819
    [Void]beewyka819 8 months ago

    best. sponsor. ever.

  • ojas gupta
    ojas gupta 8 months ago

    0:06 nigga made a quick escape back there

  • lolmanbob123
    lolmanbob123 8 months ago

    Linus trying to push the edge with that sponsor spot.

  • HIareUmad
    HIareUmad 8 months ago

    ooo linus peep show

  • girininjoo
    girininjoo 8 months ago

    Best. ad. ever. Period. :')

  • Adam Hartnell Holmes
    Adam Hartnell Holmes 8 months ago

    Too big of a TV. Need it to be a 40 inch version. We don't have massive rooms unlike you rich people.

  • yasser lem
    yasser lem 8 months ago

    You scared me with the '' we all dive into your pants'' maaaaaaaaan WTF! 😂😂😂 ND THAT TV is bigger than my life expectations.... 😂😂

  • Aaron Thomas
    Aaron Thomas 8 months ago

    Socks with sandals!?

  • DTC Reaction
    DTC Reaction 8 months ago

    Does anyone know the best monitor or tv for Xbox and ps4

  • pino de vogel
    pino de vogel 8 months ago

    So the freesync is rather useless and seeing its a tv it most likely has a boatload of latency so for the pc its not even interesting.

  • Pinman1973
    Pinman1973 8 months ago

    Did i look to commercials for 10 min ?

  • Ellypsis
    Ellypsis 8 months ago

    Riley is Funny, it makes this video much more enjoyable

  • Tullock
    Tullock 8 months ago

    I like how you put examples into your videos. like the tearing, stuttering and fps drops.

  • ihatecrackhead
    ihatecrackhead 8 months ago

    AMD give it free to PC and console but NVidia charges for crap

  • Buz Stringer
    Buz Stringer 8 months ago

    So close... Everybody has an Nvidia Card and wants GSync.

  • Slinky511nx7
    Slinky511nx7 8 months ago

    Still with the sandals and socks?

  • Atypical Male
    Atypical Male 8 months ago

    Thank God it was only underwear!