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Ahhh crap it WAS dual monitors. I should've thought of that >.<! Thanks mate! +rep
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Ah yeah it could be vsync....if your card would give you <30FPS, then vsync would automatically drop it to 15
No... vSync caps the FPS rate at that of the monitor's refresh rate. If you have a 30Hz monitor, your FPS would be limited to 30FPS. If 60Hz, 60FPS, 120... etc.

The game Doom 3 itself is limited to 60FPS anyway. At least for multplayer it is.
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i had the same problem and the dual monitors was the problem but disabling vsync also added a few fps. im glad i could help man congrats.
    
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Hahaha, Vertical Sync.

VSync will limit the FPS to the refresh rate of your monitor (very handy if you have a 60hz monitor like me and is quite essential) it totally eliminates screen tearing by restricting the max FPS. It doesn't hinder performance at all.
    
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As mentioned above, DOOM 3 is limited to 60fps anyway. You can take the limit off, however, all the game does is fill the extra frames with "blanks". In effect, the only increase in FPS you will see is the FPS number increasing. It will still run at 60fps regardless.
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No... vSync caps the FPS rate at that of the monitor's refresh rate. If you have a 30Hz monitor, your FPS would be limited to 30FPS. If 60Hz, 60FPS, 120... etc.

The game Doom 3 itself is limited to 60FPS anyway. At least for multplayer it is.
Yes you are correct, but IF your card can't do 60fps even without vsync enabled, then turning it on will drop your FPS to 30. If your card can't do at least 30, then it will end up doing 15. Etc. The only way to stop this from happening is to enable triple buffering or turn off vsync.
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I get 4-7fps playing doom on my rig, so yea something really strange was going on. hahaah
Is doom 3 graphic engine that powerful or something?
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I get 4-7fps playing doom on my rig, so yea something really strange was going on. hahaah
Is doom 3 graphic engine that powerful or something?
Read up, could be a dual monitor problem if you have 'em
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Read up, could be a dual monitor problem if you have 'em
No, he just has a P-III and a PCI video card.
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And DDR2 :O
Damn that computer is fine as fook!
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