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is there a point in buying high end cards if you use vsync?

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i always use vsync, is there a point in buying a gtx580 since it'll be capped to 60fps anyway?
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post #2 of 26
Depends what games you play.

And try a few games without v-sync. Your mouse will feel awesome.
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The whole point is that you can turn the eye candy up. I cant stand vsync off, screen tearing is horrible. Unless you have a 120Hrz monitor
    
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I'm using a TV as a monitor so V-Sync is a must for me, but there is really no point in over 60 FPS unless your into hardcore gaming such as an professional fps player.
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post #5 of 26
Are you asking is there a point in buying a faster card when the one you have already maxes everything at 60fps? In my opinion no. It's a preference thing though.
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post #6 of 26
I agree. If your current card runs all your games at 60 fps then no need to upgrade (unless you upgrade monitors or decide to go with very high resolutions/multi-monitors)...
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basically since most of us are locked at 60 fps, which is dandy. But a better gpu isnt about more than 60 fps, its about getting a solid 60 fps with maximum antialiasing and quality features turned up, and higher resolution. Thats what you pay for.
    
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post #8 of 26
Vsync is nice but feels funny. Id rather see screen tearing.

First experience was with Borderlands

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post #9 of 26
Depends on resolution, AA/AF amount, and the game.
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You can crank them settings up?
 
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