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Helios Confirmed 240hz HDMI

Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
edited March 27 in Predator Laptops
I see alot of speculation that the Helios is locked via BIOs but that' not the case.. the hardware for the monitor itself must support HDMI 2.0.

On my Facebook group (Helios 300) we've compiled a list and will update this one as new monitors emerge confirmed working.

Here is a list of external monitors that can reach above 60hz via HDMI (up to 240hz) which can be used by the Helios. Some of the monitors on this post are currently being used by owners of the Helios and confirmed working at their respective resolution.

If you find another monitor comment below and I'll add to the list.
(I require picture confirmation)
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ViewSonic XG2402

24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 144 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
AOC G2460PF

24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
Maximum of 120 Hz over HDMI

Options beyond 60 Hz will not be available natively, the user must set custom resolutions.Note: Tom's Hardware review states that this monitor supports FreeSync over HDMI. This is incorrect.
-------------------------------------------------------
AOC AGON AG241QX

23.8" 2560 × 1440 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
AOC AGON AG271QX

27.0" 2560 × 1440 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
AOC AGON AG322FCX

31.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
Nixeus NX-VUE24A ( or B )

24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
Maximum of 120 Hz over HDMI

Options beyond 60 Hz will not be available natively, the user must set custom resolutions."-B" variant is the same monitor with a different stand
 -------------------------------------------------------
Samsung C24FG70

23.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
Samsung C27FG70

27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
Samsung C24FG73 23.5"

1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
Samsung C27FG73

27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
MSI G24C

23.6" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
-------------------------------------------------------
MSI G27C2

27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
MSI AG32C

31.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
MSI MAG24C

23.6" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
-------------------------------------------------------
ASUS MG248QR

24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)

Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
MG248Q non-R variant is limited to 60 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
ASUS XG27VQ

27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 144 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
ASUS XG258Q

24.5" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 240 Hz over HDMI
 -------------------------------------------------------
LG 27GK750F

27.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
Maximum 240 Hz over HDMI
-------------------------------------------------------
BenQ XL2540

1920 x 1080p 
Maximum 240hz over HDMI
-------------------------------------------------------
AOC AG251FZ

24.5" 1920 x 1080p
Maximum 240hz over HDMI



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Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
Thanks.
-Hotel Hero

Best Answers

  • sherpagoodnesssherpagoodness Posts: 13

    Tinkerer

    edited April 13 Accepted Answer
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c
  • sherpagoodnesssherpagoodness Posts: 13

    Tinkerer

    Accepted Answer
    Red-Sand said:
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c

    Photos please

  • Phoenix1611Phoenix1611 Posts: 3 New User
    Accepted Answer
    Also, regarding the BenQ XL2540: Do you have to do anything specific to get the monitor to work at 240 hz with the helios? Or do you just simply connect the monitor to the laptop's hdmi port and select 240 hz setting in nvidia control panel? 
    Thanks!
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229 Practitioner
    Accepted Answer
    Unfortunately with BENQ Monitors they don't seem to play well with the Helios. 

    There was some who tried the Benq Xl2411and it did not work. 

    I haven't tried your requested monitor but I imagine it might have the same issues. 
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero

FAQ & Answers

  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    @Skelomorph

    This may assist you. 👍
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    Acer Predator Monitor- XB241H
    24"inch
    1920x1080
     144HZ-180hz over HDMI
    G-sync

    Also works with G Sync
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    edited April 9
    @brummyfan2

    These are the confirmed working external monitors and their frequency for the Helios 300.


    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • adamo000adamo000 Posts: 47Member Devotee
    Which model of Helios 300 are you writing about? 
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
     said:
    Which model of Helios 300 are you writing about? 

    All models bro
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner



    Pictures of the AOC monitor working over hdmi on helios
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • sherpagoodnesssherpagoodness Posts: 13Member

    Tinkerer

    edited April 13 Accepted Answer
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c

    Photos please
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • sherpagoodnesssherpagoodness Posts: 13Member

    Tinkerer

    Accepted Answer
    Red-Sand said:
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c

    Photos please

  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    Red-Sand said:
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c

    Photos please

    Nice bro!! 
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • B1GM1K3B1GM1K3 Posts: 16Member Troubleshooter
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c
    Do you think the gn24c works as well?
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    B1GM1K3 said:
    viotek gn32c 1920x1080 va - 148hz over hdmi
    almost or maybe the same as msi ag32c
    Do you think the gn24c works as well?

    It might if it's the same model but different screen size bro
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • Phoenix1611Phoenix1611 Posts: 3Member New User
    Does the BenQ XL2546 work at 240 hz over hdmi as well?
  • Phoenix1611Phoenix1611 Posts: 3Member New User
    Accepted Answer
    Also, regarding the BenQ XL2540: Do you have to do anything specific to get the monitor to work at 240 hz with the helios? Or do you just simply connect the monitor to the laptop's hdmi port and select 240 hz setting in nvidia control panel? 
    Thanks!
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    Accepted Answer
    Unfortunately with BENQ Monitors they don't seem to play well with the Helios. 

    There was some who tried the Benq Xl2411and it did not work. 

    I haven't tried your requested monitor but I imagine it might have the same issues. 
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • Phoenix1611Phoenix1611 Posts: 3Member New User
    Oh, that's sad to hear. I was hoping that the XL2540 would work cause it is in the list of working monitors. But thanks for the reply, really appreciate it!
    Also: Does the Samsung C24FG70 support helios natively  (through hdmi) at 120hz? It's also in the list but just want to make sure if it will work out of the box at 120hz. 
    Thanks again!
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    Oh well if it's on the list then it does work! Lol sorry I didn't check.. All the monitors on the list have been confirmed to work with the Helios
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
  • AVMartinAVMartin Posts: 1Member New User
    Have anyone tried on the BenQ XL2411p?
    I'm still wondering if I should buy that monitor or not due to this oddly HDMI situation
  • eduardorittereduardoritter Posts: 1Member New User
    edited May 25
    Red-Sand said:
    I see alot of speculation that the Helios is locked via BIOs but that' not the case.. the hardware for the monitor itself must support HDMI 2.0.

    On my Facebook group (Helios 300) we've compiled a list and will update this one as new monitors emerge confirmed working.

    Here is a list of external monitors that can reach above 60hz via HDMI (up to 240hz) which can be used by the Helios. Some of the monitors on this post are currently being used by owners of the Helios and confirmed working at their respective resolution.

    If you find another monitor comment below and I'll add to the list.
    (I require picture confirmation)
    -------------------------------------------------------
    ViewSonic XG2402

    24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 144 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    AOC G2460PF

    24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
    Maximum of 120 Hz over HDMI

    Options beyond 60 Hz will not be available natively, the user must set custom resolutions.Note: Tom's Hardware review states that this monitor supports FreeSync over HDMI. This is incorrect.
    -------------------------------------------------------
    AOC AGON AG241QX

    23.8" 2560 × 1440 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
    Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    AOC AGON AG271QX

    27.0" 2560 × 1440 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
    Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    AOC AGON AG322FCX

    31.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum of 144 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    Nixeus NX-VUE24A ( or B )

    24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)
    Maximum of 120 Hz over HDMI

    Options beyond 60 Hz will not be available natively, the user must set custom resolutions."-B" variant is the same monitor with a different stand
     -------------------------------------------------------
    Samsung C24FG70

    23.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    Samsung C27FG70

    27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    Samsung C24FG73 23.5"

    1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    Samsung C27FG73

    27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    MSI G24C

    23.6" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
    -------------------------------------------------------
    MSI G27C2

    27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    MSI AG32C

    31.5" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    MSI MAG24C

    23.6" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP; unknown if supported on HDMI)
    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
    -------------------------------------------------------
    ASUS MG248QR

    24.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP only)

    Maximum 120 Hz over HDMI
    MG248Q non-R variant is limited to 60 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    ASUS XG27VQ

    27.0" 1920 × 1080 VA monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 144 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    ASUS XG258Q

    24.5" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 240 Hz over HDMI
     -------------------------------------------------------
    LG 27GK750F

    27.0" 1920 × 1080 TN monitor (FreeSync over DP and HDMI)
    Maximum 240 Hz over HDMI
    -------------------------------------------------------
    BenQ XL2540

    1920 x 1080p 
    Maximum 240hz over HDMI
    -------------------------------------------------------
    AOC AG251FZ

    24.5" 1920 x 1080p
    Maximum 240hz over HDMI



    Please hit like if this helped you. 👍

    Hello man! Thanks for these informations.

    Don't you know any 240hz monitor with G-Sync Technology to use with Acer Predator Helios 300 ?

    Or do you know if these related FreeSync monitors works perfectly (with this technology) connected in Predator 300 ?
  • Red-SandRed-Sand Posts: 229Member Practitioner
    I've *heard* that G Sync worked but I cannot confirm it myself. 
    Hit the "Like" button if you feel I've helped.
    Thanks.
    -Hotel Hero
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