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yeah but what if i'm in a game where i go below 60 fps? if i get 59fps v sync will automatically put me at 37.5 and well theres a big difference with 59 vs 37.5
Not sure where you are seeing that.
But from all my experiences that is not true.
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Originally Posted by Precision_PC View Post
Not sure where you are seeing that.
But from all my experiences that is not true.
that's how vsync works. it limits you to certain numbers with fps. you'll get your refresh rate max but lets say at this one point i should get 47fps without v sync, well with it on it makes it 37.5 etc etc
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yeah but what if i'm in a game where i go below 60 fps? if i get 59fps v sync will automatically put me at 37.5 and well theres a big difference with 59 vs 37.5
I've never heard of this before, I don't believe this is the case. Mind you I always have v-sync off. I barely get any screen tearing at all, probably the worst game I can think of for screen tearing is Metro and you can't turn v-sync on in that game anyway.
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I've ONLY used vsync ON for YEARS. I play everything from competitive league play, to casual FPS, Racing, MMORPG, SC2, the works.
Your monitor if its just a regular LCD is doing 59 or 60 hz, your video card should match that for optimal image quality. THe tearing effect you see (look at a smooth wall and aim up and down side to side etc, ) is caused by your video card pushing out frames your screen isn't displaying.

I use vsync even in Crysis where I definitely can't hold 60 fps. I see 55 fps ,54,53,52,51, etc .. ... lol there are no certain fps numbers you see.

Run vsync if you like the smooth image when moving around, if you just HAVE to see your pc doing 150 FPS turn it off. I use it and frankly gave up a long time ago what others use as if your PC is good, and you turn up your MOUSE updaterate there is NO difference in gameplay.

IF YOU WANT IT ON, FORCE ON IN nVIDIA CONTROL PANEL!!!!!
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post #15 of 36
I never heard of that 37.5 fps issue you say before, personally I like to have it on since I have a pretty generic monitor and even though I can get 90-100 fps in some games it just doesnt feel very smooth as compared to having it on.
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I've ONLY used vsync ON for YEARS. I play everything from competitive league play, to casual FPS, Racing, MMORPG, SC2, the works.
Your monitor if its just a regular LCD is doing 59 or 60 hz, your video card should match that for optimal image quality. THe tearing effect you see (look at a smooth wall and aim up and down side to side etc, ) is caused by your video card pushing out frames your screen isn't displaying.

I use vsync even in Crysis where I definitely can't hold 60 fps. I see 55 fps ,54,53,52,51, etc .. ... lol there are no certain fps numbers you see.

Run vsync if you like the smooth image when moving around, if you just HAVE to see your pc doing 150 FPS turn it off. I use it and frankly gave up a long time ago what others use as if your PC is good, and you turn up your MOUSE updaterate there is NO difference in gameplay.

IF YOU WANT IT ON, FORCE ON IN nVIDIA CONTROL PANEL!!!!!
Could not of said it any better myself.
Way too lazy to have typed that up right now.
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post #17 of 36
If your not getting 60, turn it off ASAP.


Only point of it is too reduce screen tearing, and your not even getting 60 fps.
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Originally Posted by Precision_PC View Post
Could not of said it any better myself.
Way too lazy to have typed that up right now.
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Do you get tearing? If Yes, on, if not, off.
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mines always off because i hate input lag while playing fps'
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