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Don't you get bad screen tearing if you disable vsync? I can't stand it... so I always use vsync.

I can't stand the input lag from Vsync. It is much less noticeable at 120hz (120fps vsync) but it's still there.
     
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post #12 of 36
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Don't you get bad screen tearing if you disable vsync? I can't stand it... so I always use vsync.

I don't even notice any screen tearing, but maybe I'm just lucky with my setup. You realise that vsync introduces input lag, right? That's another reason lots of gamers disable it.

I remember when I first started playing cod4 on mp_shipment, that was the only time I noticed screen tearing and since then I have ignored it and gotten used to it. I don't actually know if my screen tears or not anymore tongue.gif
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so what's this input lag? can someone educate me?
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so what's this input lag? can someone educate me?

When you move your mouse and there's a delay between the physical movement of the mouse and the change in view on screen. It is BEYOND annoying, and honestly makes games unplayable for me.
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post #15 of 36
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so what's this input lag? can someone educate me?

Input lag is basically exactly what it sounds like. A delayed input.

So say with vsync on, you move your mouse and the screen moves slightly behind your movements.

Displays have input lag as well. Like my 47" LG, mouse movement is 1/4 second behind my actual input no matter what I do.

Most decent displays however don't have noticeable input lag. Usually under 10ms maybe a little more.

It is just the delay from when an input or movement is done vs when it is displayed on screen.
     
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No, you shouldn't unless you're unhappy.
Honestly, though, I doubt you're getting min 40fps in every game on max out there. Then again, you DON'T have to run it on max (but I do smile.gif )
To the op, good read, thanks.

flight sim deluxe, gta4, metro, crysis, and bc3 are the ones that i can't max (or rather, don't want to max for apparent reason:))
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When you move your mouse and there's a delay between the physical movement of the mouse and the change in view on screen. It is BEYOND annoying, and honestly makes games unplayable for me.

is there a vsynch setting in windows? not ingame. i just want to test this out
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No, you shouldn't unless you're unhappy.
Honestly, though, I doubt you're getting min 40fps in every game on max out there. Then again, you DON'T have to run it on max (but I do smile.gif )
To the op, good read, thanks.

flight sim deluxe, gta4, metro, crysis, and bc3 are the ones that i can't max (or rather, don't want to max for apparent reason:))

Honestly, you're all good if you're happy.
    
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When you move your mouse and there's a delay between the physical movement of the mouse and the change in view on screen. It is BEYOND annoying, and honestly makes games unplayable for me.

is there a vsynch setting in windows? not ingame. i just want to test this out

I know nvidia drivers have a way to force vsync off in games, not sure about AMD. If you're talking about turning vsync off in windows itself (like the desktop etc.) that's pointless because windows only renders a frame when something on screen changes. You won't notice anything at all in windows.
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post #20 of 36
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is there a vsynch setting in windows? not ingame. i just want to test this out

Nope. Just fire up a game, turn it on then off
     
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