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I'm looking for a program that'll let me choose and limit specific games framerates. I have the ability with MSI AB, but that'll set a global FPS cap for all games. I don't know if a program like this exists, but I'm looking for one that'll let me choose a game, limit it to what FPS I want, while not inhibiting any other games.
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NVIDIA Inspector.
 
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Can't you just use vsync in the graphics options?
   
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Can't you just use vsync in the graphics options?

I avoid vsync like the plague. The mouse input delay it introduces is something I don't want to deal with. For example, playing Deus EX HR now, averaging 120-140 fps and my GPU is getting to the high 60s and starting to downclock, so I'd like to cap myself to 70-80, something like that to make it run cooler.
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NVIDIA Inspector.

I've heard of this program before, will give it a go, thanks.

edit: so is this the line I would have to change? Tried it with that setting as a test, and it didn't successfully cap me.
Edited by venomblade - 3/16/13 at 2:26pm
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Fair enough lol I don't really know of any software that you could use then, sorry tongue.gif

By the way, the GTX 670 is safe up to 97C, so you have plenty of room to carry on going at that frame rate, so if you can (and I personally would) you should raise the downclock temp to 90C
   
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Fair enough lol I don't really know of any software that you could use then, sorry tongue.gif

By the way, the GTX 670 is safe up to 97C, so you have plenty of room to carry on going at that frame rate, so if you can (and I personally would) you should raise the downclock temp to 90C

No worries smile.gif. I'm somewhat sure that this is a newly added "feature" for Kepler cards that once the card hits 70c, the boost clock downclocks. Not quite sure why since they can take much more heat as you say. The downclocks are only minimal, in 12mhz decrements but I'd prefer it to be at my max clock at all times, not TOO big of a deal though lol.
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I've heard of this program before, will give it a go, thanks.

edit: so is this the line I would have to change? Tried it with that setting as a test, and it didn't successfully cap me.

Which driver do you use? That driver might not support it, here's how it looks for me.

 
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Which driver do you use? That driver might not support it, here's how it looks for me.


Using 314.21. Are you using Nvidia Inspector 1.97 as well?
Edited by venomblade - 3/16/13 at 3:08pm
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Yeah I use Inspector 1.97 and even older drivers (310.90 WHQL). Do any of your games show up like mine, where it lets you choose a normal number for FPS limiting?
 
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Yeah I use Inspector 1.97 and even older drivers (310.90 WHQL). Do any of your games show up like mine, where it lets you choose a normal number for FPS limiting?

Nope, even the base profile has the descriptions all skewed like you saw in my sshot. Guess it is the driver after all? Guess I'll wait for a WHQL one to test with this program again.
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