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I don't think its that much of a difference unless you're playing a FPS game.

That's what I thought, and in theory that should precisely be the case, but some people here have apparently seen it looking much better on a 120Hz monitor so I'm just intrigued
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Ya its all in eye of the beholder. I prefer the smoothness of 120 FPS. He ran Dota @ 60hz and then again @ 120hz and there was a big difference to my eyes. It's worth looking into at least. thumb.gif
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Hmm.. On my 60Hz monitor, I ran Dota with vsync and it was terribly laggy, jerky etc as the game kept reverting to 30FPS to keep it a multiple of 60.

Then I switched vsync off and got frames of about 150 with no lag at all and it was super smooth.

So how did he run it at 60Hz, by using vsync or did he change the actual refresh rate?
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He changed the actual refresh rate in windows.

edit:I am using vsync with my 60hz monitor just fine. You should fill out your sig rig.
Edited by SoliDD - 11/22/12 at 2:31pm
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post #2835 of 17105
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Hmm.. On my 60Hz monitor, I ran Dota with vsync and it was terribly laggy, jerky etc as the game kept reverting to 30FPS to keep it a multiple of 60.
Then I switched vsync off and got frames of about 150 with no lag at all and it was super smooth.
So how did he run it at 60Hz, by using vsync or did he change the actual refresh rate?

Im more curious how you got beyond 120fps
post #2836 of 17105
dota 2 is one of the few games I can run 120fps on my 60hz monitors without microstutters. I do this because I have mine at fulscreen(windowed) so I can multitask easier on my second monitor
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No lag with vsync if you create autoexec and this: mat_triplebuffered "1"
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Don't really know where to ask this but what GPU(s) would I need to run Dota2 at 120fps. I'm moving to a new 120hz monitor soon.


I think the game maxes out at 120fps? I think that's what I get w/ max settings.

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full of racism in the sea servers. how i wish my ping was decent on other servers mad.gif
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full of racism in the sea servers. how i wish my ping was decent on other servers mad.gif

That's unfortunate. Although, to be fair, none of the servers are free of bigotry and prejudice.
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