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Playing with Vsync on or not to?

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What are the views with playing with vsync on or not? I can't decide wether I should be using this or not as i do not suffer from screen tearing with the games I play currently - or atleast it is not noticeable to me but is there any need to surpass 60 fps in games?
post #2 of 41
If your not getting tearing then simply dont bother

But keep in mind <60 fps is pointless because your monitor cant display it
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Personal preference. In the end if you are not getting screen tearing enabling v-sync will cut down on energy consumption and heat production but that's about it.
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post #4 of 41
I tend to leave it on cuz I generally get more than 60fps in games and I get alot of tearing without it
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Play with it off. If you notice tearing, turn it on. Simple as that .
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post #6 of 41
You can't see more than 60FPS with your monitor since it is 60hz. Leave vsync off in FPS games, leave it on everywhere else to prevent tearing.


Vsync causes mouse lag, so it's annoying for FPS games.
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post #7 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plex View Post
Play with it off. If you notice tearing, turn it on. Simple as that .
This. Some games have horrible tearing, and you are better leaving it on. Some have hardly any and then it becomes your choice in the matter.

Its all up to you in the end.
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post #8 of 41
i never use it. If their is tearing i dont see it anymore, prob got used to it from playing so much CS.
    
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post #9 of 41
I have never noticed any mouse lag so I leave it on to cut down on screen tearing and to keep my GPU a little cooler.
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post #10 of 41
Quote:
Originally Posted by pyra View Post
I have never noticed any mouse lag so I leave it on to cut down on screen tearing and to keep my GPU a little cooler.
Depends on the game and how fast paced it is.
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