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Hey guys, i'm trying to play skyrim on an 120Hz monitor, but as some of you may know, if FPS in this game is above 60, it produces massive physics glitches.

I've tried D3D9 antilag, dxtory, bandicam, and other fps limiters but they all produce a bit of stuttering and are just annoying to have in the background.

I was wondering, if i turned down my monitor's refresh rate through the display settings from 120 to 60, would it solve these issues without having to use any apps?

Thanks
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Isn't skyrim locked at 60 FPS anyway?

I usually just put skyrim in windowed mode with the borderless configuration tool and that gets rid of the stuttering (actually made it buttery smooth for me, when it used to stutter like crazy and produce weird crosshair movements).
Edited by end0rphine - 2/11/13 at 10:12pm
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Isn't skyrim locked at 60 FPS anyway?

I usually just put skyrim in windowed mode with the borderless configuration tool and that gets rid of the stuttering (actually made it buttery smooth for me, when it used to stutter like crazy and produce weird crosshair movements).

It's locked to whatever your monitor's refresh rate is. Which in my case is 120.

If it goes over 60 it produces glitches such as this http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUTrUz2lwVw

But to a much greater extent.
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Use Nvidia Inspector. Go to the FPS limiter in skyrim's profile there. Works well for me.

Edit: I use 60 fps using this method. I know some other limiters still cause "glitchy" performance when changing it to 60fps but this doesn't.
Edited by h2spartan - 2/11/13 at 10:29pm
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Use Nvidia Inspector. Go to the FPS limiter in skyrim's profile there. Works well for me.

I have a 7970 Ghz.
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Oh my bad, I guess I should have looked at your system config smile.gif
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I've also used msi afterburner's. It seemed to do fine just not as well as the Nvidia Inspector's unfortunately for you ....
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These are the steps for MSI afterburner:

1) enable OSD
2) Create a keyboard shortcut to OSD
3) Restart afterburner
4) Running OSD will put an app called "riva tuner" in your system tray, its the afterburner icon but has a purple 60 on it
5) Open riva tuner, go in options (click on the wrench) , enable frame rate limiter at 60
6) combine fps limiter with in game vsync
7) No microstutter
8) CCC 12 will have this feature built in apparently
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Also, there's an option for you to set FPS limit in enbseries.ini. That is, if you use any enb. I haven't tried it that way so I don't know if that causes any stuttering gameplay....
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