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I've noticed in TF2 I typically get around 170 FPS, yet my monitor only refreshes at 60hz. Most people complain about screen tearing when their fps is higher than their refresh rate, but I've never noticed any. Can anyone explain why this is?

I tried looking it up online, but I couldn't really find anything useful. Mostly people just complaining about tearing.
Edited by Taylorsci - 4/11/12 at 9:33pm
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It depends a lot. I never get screen tears in some games and in some games i get screen tears(like bfbc2) no matter what fps.
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yea i dont get that. in some games il get like 300fps or something, but no tearing. Always wondered why..
    
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cs 1.6 100fps screen tear like no other. I promise lol.
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