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I use fraps to monitor how many frames per second im getting playing games.
When i got modern warfare 2 i found that i got 91 frames per second on the highest settings (i only play online)

So I thought this seemed about right.

Then when i got cod4 i put it on highest settings, and when playing online got 91frames per second again.
Does this mean my framerate is being capped by the server or something?

Any info would be appreciated, thanks
    
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MW2 caps at 90fps.
Not sure about COD4
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I believe the engine caps the game at 91
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Originally Posted by Deagle50ae View Post
MW2 caps at 90fps.
Not sure about COD4
COD isn't capped you can go beyond about 119 and up.

All you gotta do is change the fps level in console command. COD 4 FTW, still the best PC game and not a port. The rest can die for all i care lol.
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Anyone know why?
I'm planning on getting bad company 2 next, whats the cap on that?
    
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You can lift the FPS cap in Call of Duty 4 by going into the console (press the `/~ key directly to the left of the number 1), and typing "/com_maxfps 0".

The console is disabled in Modern Warfare 2, so there's no disabling that.

Bad Company 2 has no cap.
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Cheers, so you wont get in trouble for playing online using higher framerates then?
    
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Not at all.
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post #9 of 16
No, but if you're running a ridiculously high FPS, you can increase your ping.

Happened to me in BF2142. The engine is normally capped at 100fps, however I removed the limit and ran it at 300 and the lag was terrible. Ping increased by 20-30 odd.
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ok will try and watch my ping, cheers for the cod4 trick worked now running around 200fps +rep
    
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