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I have some bad tearing with Vsync off, how do I fix it? Should I turn the refresh rate of my monitor to a certain rate?

Please help!
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The only way is use Vsync, I have the same problem but using Vsync fix it for me.
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It only is really bad in Oblivion, it is barely noticible in S.T.A.L.K.E.R.
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Yep only Vsync can fix tearing.

Why don't you use Vsync?
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Turn up the refresh rate to reduce tearing... or use VSYNC...
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Originally Posted by IcedEarth View Post
Yep only Vsync can fix tearing.

Why don't you use Vsync?
Limits FPS.
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But 60 FPS is more than enough, it's still faster than human eyes can register.
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But 60 FPS is more than enough, it's still faster than human eyes can register.
Yea, that's why i was confused.

FPS isn't an issue, aslong as it's smooth who cares about fps
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But 60 FPS is more than enough, it's still faster than human eyes can register.
The problem with V-sync is it always pushes 60 fps (assuming that's your refresh rate) but at any time when it can't gaurantee 60 fps (really heavy gun fights) it automatically bumps down to 30 fps and can impact smoothness in gaming, especially FPS. Triple buffering is what you want, it always gives you just the right amount of frames your graphics card can push out without auto-bumping it down to 30fps. Sadly this isnt an option in most games (only one ive seen it in is World of Warcraft) but on the bright side there is software out there to force it, dont know how well it actually works tho.
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Is your moniter LCD, or CRT?
    
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