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Console games run at 30fps...for example uncharted 3 runs at 30 FPS on PS3 and it looks amazing.

So why do we always talk about getting more fps on PC games?
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60 looks better than 30.
 
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post #3 of 23
It's smoother and less jagged
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TinDaDragon View Post

It's smoother and less jagged

Less jagged? rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by Badness View Post

60 looks better than 30.
Pretty much.
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Uncharted 3 doesn't look jagged
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120fps ftw
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post #7 of 23
Why? Because we can. wink.gif
post #8 of 23
Once you've seen something like BF3 or Crysis 2 running on a PC on ultra at 120fps PS3 games no longer look "amazing" anymore...
post #9 of 23
uncharted 3 doesn't look so choppy because it's built from the ground up to animate with 30 fps in mind.

games that aren't built that way, or at least allow for more FPS, will look smoother as long as your monitor can show it.
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post #10 of 23
I beg you to try and play BF3 on 'Ultra' settings with whatever hardware you have, or even on 'Low', with a capped limit of 30FPS, without or with VSYNC, and then come back and answer your own question. thumb.gif
    
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