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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.

ok, can i check this "lag" ingame by just moving my mouse? like one main menu? or i have to be actually playing?
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ok, can i check this "lag" ingame by just moving my mouse? like one main menu? or i have to be actually playing?

It would be more noticeable in game, not the menu.

it will be more noticeable in FPSs also
     
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It would be more noticeable in game, not the menu.
it will be more noticeable in FPSs also

how can you move the mouse cursor in the fps?

ok, i have BF3, crysis 2, skyrim, batman AC, starcraft 2. which game is the best to test this out? and what is the best way to test it?
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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.

ok, can i check this "lag" ingame by just moving my mouse? like one main menu? or i have to be actually playing?

It can be noticed in menus in some games. For example Skyrim, that game has one of the worst input systems I've ever seen. If I have vsync on in skyrim there's a good 1/4 second delay between my mouse moving and the cursor in game moving. Once I'm actually in game it's not as bad but it's still noticeable.

In most games you will probably find that your mouse is less responsive/fluid as you drop below 60fps. Anything higher should give you a constant, smooth movement exactly as you move your mouse, but that goes away as FPS drops.

This is all just my 2c by the way. Some people don't mind it, I for one can't stand any input lag.
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how can you move the mouse cursor in the fps?
ok, i have BF3, crysis 2, skyrim, batman AC, starcraft 2. which game is the best to test this out? and what is the best way to test it?

..... First... Person... Shooters....

It doesn't matter which game.

To test it.... Play with Vsync off. Then look around with the mouse. Pay attention to how quickly it responds to your mouse movement.

Then goto game settings and turn it on... Look around paying attention to the delay in mouse movement
     
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I suffer from consolitis, so I play with an xbox controller, therefore the mouse lag is a non issue.

But I wonder, does it affect controllers too???
    
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It can be noticed in menus in some games. For example Skyrim, that game has one of the worst input systems I've ever seen. If I have vsync on in skyrim there's a good 1/4 second delay between my mouse moving and the cursor in game moving. Once I'm actually in game it's not as bad but it's still noticeable.
In most games you will probably find that your mouse is less responsive/fluid as you drop below 60fps. Anything higher should give you a constant, smooth movement exactly as you move your mouse, but that goes away as FPS drops.
This is all just my 2c by the way. Some people don't mind it, I for one can't stand any input lag.

yeah i think i'm experiencing that with skyrims menu, so this "lag" shows only in menu?
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..... First... Person... Shooters....

i know what it means bro, sorry i just got confused,
i thought that we are talking about here is moving the cursor ingame like on starcraft 2, there is no cursor with fps, but now i got it.
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yeah i think i'm experiencing that with skyrims menu, so this "lag" shows only in menu?

No it is noticeable throughout gameplay.

A games menu isn't a good judge. Some game menu's just have that delay regardless if VSYNC is enabled or not.
     
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Well OCN's text editor just bugged out on me, so this is what I said:

 

No, it's not just in the menu. At least not for me. Any game with vsync has input lag on my machine, including the menus and actual ingame play. Do what PappaSmurfs said, try a game with vsync, then try without it and see the difference for yourself. Then it's up to you to choose what you want.


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