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Ok in some games I play ex. assassins creed 2, gta4, I only get a max of 60fps. Then if I fire up say Far Cry 2 my fps will go all the way up to 100fps. I have been looking around and some people say if your monitors refresh rate is 60hz then you can only get 60fps. Well this is obviously not true because in some games the fps to go way above 60. Metro 2033 is another example, I get an average of 85fps with all setting maxed w/dx11. Any ideas on how I can lift this fps cap?
post #2 of 47
If your monitor is 60hz, you will only SEE 60fps because your monitor refreshes 60 times per second. Everything above 60 is WASTED frames... You won't see them unless you have a monitor with more than 60hz

That doesn't mean that the game can't go above 60fps.


If you disable vsync, the FPS can rise as far as your system can handle, but you will get screen tearing. Enabling vsync removes tearing and locks your FPS at 60fps
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post #3 of 47
Turn Vsync/"Syncronize all frames" off.

As De-Zant says, extra FPS is not always beneficial. It can be (FPS games), but it's far from always a good thing.
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post #4 of 47
In those games where it is limited to 60 fps do you have vsync on?
post #5 of 47
what is the refresh rate of your monitor?
is vsync enabled?
post #6 of 47
like everybody else already said turn off vsync
post #7 of 47
Use V.Sync since it locks the FPS and makes it smoother.
If it's a game that you could get 100+ FPS in it also lowers the load and therefore lowers the temp of the card.
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like everybody else already said turn off vsync
Why should he disable it when all it does is ruining image quality with fugly screen tearing and makes the card run unnecessary hoter.
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post #8 of 47
Like everybody said v-sync is on, and it you should keep it ON.
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blah blah blah vsync
     
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post #10 of 47
You CAN disable it ingame and force it from the CCC/NVCP since some game developers have completely lost the idea of what V.Sync is.
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blah blah blah vsync
Very helpful.
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