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Is it just me or there is a huge difference between 60FPS and 90FPS

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Hi guys

I have always enabled V-sync in games because I can notice screen tearing and its a little annoying. Anyways I was playing some BF3 today and for some reason i decided to turn off V-sync. My FPS jumped from 60FPS to 145 Max and 75 Min and ~90 Avg.

At that point I noticed a huge difference in gameplay. Now everything is smoother and way faster. I don't know about you guys but after I have seen the difference I don't think I can play at 60FPS anymore biggrin.gif

So do you guys notice any difference after 60FPS or is it just me?
    
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post #2 of 45
It really depends on the game.

But if you are using the monitor in your sig at 60 Hz then 60 fps is the maximum your monitor will display anyway. You shouldn't be seeing any difference at all unless it's game related lag of some sort that appears at 60 fps and not at 90 fps which is strange.
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Originally Posted by Phantom_Dave View Post

It really depends on the game.
But if you are using the monitor in your sig at 60 Hz then 60 fps is the maximum your monitor will display anyway. You shouldn't be seeing any difference at all unless it's game related lag of some sort that appears at 60 fps and not at 90 fps which is strange.

hmmm...
well is there any monitors that display more than 60Hz? cuz i think the maximum a monitor can display is 120hz for 3D right ?
    
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post #4 of 45
I play a mix of 120hz BF3 and 60hz 3D BF3.
Both are great, but 120hz is better IMO.
3D is fun, you just can't game with the glasses for extended hours.
post #5 of 45
I'd rather play with screen tearing. No input lag.
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post #6 of 45
yea there is a nice difference. I've capped BF3 at 90fps and its very smooth.
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post #7 of 45
Hm. There is a difference, but not a 'huge' difference by any means. You'd notice much more a change in panel quality rather than the framerate increase.


Edit: Seeing your panel, seems like your problem was input lag due to VSync instead of lack of smoothness.
   
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I'd rather play with screen tearing. No input lag.

Yeah, twitch happy games (FPS, mostly) require V-Sync to be off.

Everything else, eh... not so much.
    
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post #9 of 45
Yes there are monitors that do more than 60hz for non 3D such as http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16824016168
There are also plenty of monitors that do 75hz as well
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post #10 of 45
i thought they eye cannot see anyhting over like 36 or 37 fps.... i personaly dont notice a diffrence between 40 fps and 120 fps...
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