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Need some help on 144hz vsync and 1440p.

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I have 2 monitors, one is 1440p and one is 1080p.

I tested out in games that the 1080p with vsync on will go the 144fps limit. However, in some games the 1440p with vsync on will only go to 72fps. I tested it out further by making the 1440p put out 1920x1080p and once I did that the vsync limit went to 144fps instead of the 72fps limit it had on 1440p.

Why is it doing this? It is only for some games too. BF1, BF4 will go to 144 on 1440p, but games like Doom or R6 Siege will go to 72 limit.
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72 is half of 144, simply put with vsync on at 1440p you can't maintain 144fps minimum so it targets the next multiple down of your refresh rate.

Why use vsync when freesync and g-sync exist?
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Doesnt nvidia have some sort of frame capping option? Most gamers tend to keep vsync off if possible.
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