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when I run Quake 4 I'm always capped at 60 frames. I disabled Vsync in the game and in the drivers


I can upload a video showing it's capped at 59,60,61 frames
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I'm pretty sure I've read Q4 is hard-coded to be capped at 60FPS. You don't need more
    
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check to see if your vsync is on. If so the turn up your refresh rate and you will get higher FPS
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Do you have the nVidia Control Panel? Vsync can be enabled there as well.

EDIT: I forgot to circle it. It's the last option at the bottom. Vertical Sync.
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check to see if your vsync is on. If so the turn up your refresh rate and you will get higher FPS
like I said in my first post, I disabled Vsync in the game and in the Drivers
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Do you have the nVidia Control Panel? Vsync can be enabled there as well.

EDIT: I forgot to circle it. It's the last option at the bottom. Vertical Sync.

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Did you read my post?

Google "Quake 4 60 FPS" for proof..
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adam144 View Post
Did you read my post?

Google "Quake 4 60 FPS" for proof..
Here, read this. http://www.atomicmpc.com.au/article.asp?CIID=25561

Quote:
If you bring down the console and set 'com_fixedtic 1' the limit is ignored and the game renders as fast as it can. The difference in smoothness is vast and it's *far* more enjoyable. Problem is, the ticrate seems to be used as the timer for game world speed, and so everything runs like it's on LSD.
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Did you read my post?

Google "Quake 4 60 FPS" for proof..
yes i read your post. I found a website to override it but I'm not going to do it because what's the point
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Quote:
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The FPS Cap is a trade off - Not a techinical limitation in the Engine.
In Doom 3, which use the same engine as Quake 4, you could remove the 60 FPS cap this by setting “com_fixedtic -1”, but with Doom 3 patch 1.3 id Software removed it, and the option has been turned off in Quake 4 since the launch.
They disabled that in q4
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