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GameTime.MaxVariableFps 61

Type this with your ~ (console) key and type /\ in

Turn Vsync OFF

Thank me later smile.gif

Note: This will help screen tearing / input lag with your mouse and keyboard (vsync enabled) / and less stress on your video cards!

Only recommended for 60hz monitors, for a 120hz is 4x better visually.
Edited by thorian88 - 4/3/12 at 6:35pm
    
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really? I have problems with this. Does it need to be done every launch or just once?

I must try.
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can't u just turn vsync off in the option menu? lol
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vsync off in the menu doesn't help me frown.gif. It's worse with it off than on.
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If you are getting input lag with vsync, disable vsync and use this command... if you get jumpy fps 60ish to 100+ etc and are using a 60hz monitor, use this command. Need to input this command in SP and MP to update your configs w/ each game type. This is actually better than vsync in every aspect. Vsyc was designed to force display refresh rate. But, the game has this command making vsync useless.
Edited by thorian88 - 4/4/12 at 7:12pm
    
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Originally Posted by Nocturin View Post

vsync off in the menu doesn't help me frown.gif. It's worse with it off than on.
i promise you this will help you. Let me know your results
    
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Originally Posted by james8 View Post

can't u just turn vsync off in the option menu? lol
Ok.. so i get 70-140 fps on ultra. There is no stability in fps. This specifically is a huge deal in MP 64 man servers... more stable higher fps. If you have a quad 680 for instance you could truely enjoy 120hz monitor by setting your fps to 120
    
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Create a config file so It will run the command when you launch the game without you having to type it.

To create a configuration file navigate to C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Battlefield 3 and create a user.cfg file. Once that is created copy in settings you like to that file. Below are popular commands to improve performance and enable monitoring tools:

Render.DrawFps 1
Render.DrawScreenInfo 1
RenderDevice.TripleBufferingEnable 0
RenderDevice.ForceRenderAheadLimit 0
WorldRender.SpotLightShadowmapResolution 256
WorldRender.SpotlightShadowmapEnable 0
;Render.PerfOverlayVisible 1
GameTime.MaxVariableFps 121

If you want to comment one out then use ";". Notice I have FPS set to 121 as I have 120hz monitor.
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so how does this differ from vsync?
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Originally Posted by Nocturin View Post

so how does this differ from vsync?
If I understand it correctly, Vsync still makes your card render all that it can, then just discards any frames that exceed the refresh rate of your monitor. The command the OP listed physically limits the framerate at which your card renders, meaning it doesn't render unused frames.
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