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How to limit your frames per second for every game?

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Title explains. Besides, I do not wanna use V sync since it sucks and it does not do what I wany. Actually, what I want is: I do not wanna see 30 frames per second, but I want my pc to excactly produce 30 frames per second. Why? Because I think it takes longer to get a pc overheated if it produces 30 fps rather then 60 for instance. My gpu (8600m GS) has overheat failures. Help please!
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lol
whats wrong with vsync?

overheat problems
reduce game quality which will reduce gpu load which will reduce temps
nfs undercover @ max 61c
crysis @ max 71c

itl probably go down if i play on minimum
Edited by nukefission - 1/21/11 at 7:09am
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What games do you play because in "valve" games (TF2, HL2, Portal, etc) you can use a console command? I think its something along the lines of set_max_frames or something and you can type in whatever you want.

Other than looking to see if you can cap it via console commands, lower the game quality.
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There's no way to do it 'universally'. Many game engines have the ability to impose a frame-rate cap, you just have to research each game you play and find out if there's a console command or a config.ini file edit you can set to limit FPS.

I'm curious though how you're not going to 'see 30fps' ... if 30fps is what you have your game running at?

BTW, v-sync RULES, I can't even stand to play anything w/o it. But I don't do the competitive online gaming thing where a tiny bit of mouse lag is going to cause me to die, so ...
    
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