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I have a 2ms 70000:1 Samsung SyncMaster p2770. and a 4890 graphics card that i have boosted at 931 mhz core clock and 1065 mem clock. My FPS lowers when i put v sync on. but I believe i see much better video quality.. no tearing. or graphic mess ups
    
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Uh, cool?
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Isn't that how it is supposed to work?
    
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Yes, Vsync locks your FPS at your screens maximum refresh rate for the resolution you're running. This is what the screen is rated at so it prevents frame and video tearing. vsync is usually more than 60Hz so it will run at a constant refresh rate fps speed if your system can handle it. Anything over 60 FPS is optimal and the human eye can barely differentiate between higher fps.
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Yes, Vsync locks your FPS at your screens maximum refresh rate for the resolution you're running. This is what the screen is rated at so it prevents frame and video tearing. vsync is usually more than 60Hz so it will run at a constant refresh rate fps speed if your system can handle it. Anything over 60 FPS is optimal and the human eye can barely differentiate between higher fps.
Because the OP's screen is most like ly 60hz, it can't display more than 60FPS

If someone has a 120hz monitor, he can clearly see the difference between 60 and 120 FPS.


I disable vsync because it introduces mouse lag.
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Because the OP's screen is most like ly 60hz, it can't display more than 60FPS

If someone has a 120hz monitor, he can clearly see the difference between 60 and 120 FPS.


I disable vsync because it introduces mouse lag.
Yes, it's most likely a 60Hz refresh, like many. I, too, disable vsync, I use a 6000 DPI mouse and the highest mouse sensitivity possible on most my FPS games. I barely have to move my hand. I like quick movements...

True, it is noticeable, but it's not a super-drastic improvement. Yes, it improves fluidity, but 60FPS is perfectly fluid.
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I have a 2ms 70000:1 Samsung SyncMaster p2770. and a 4890 graphics card that i have boosted at 931 mhz core clock and 1065 mem clock. My FPS lowers when i put v sync on. but I believe i see much better video quality.. no tearing. or graphic mess ups
You don't have 70,000:1 contrast ratio.
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Ah. sorry im new to forum posting. I was basically just trying to get info on the vsync. and if its worth it. Im assuming since i get 45 fps on average without it on and 20.1 with it on i should turn it off
    
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lol it says it specifically on the top of my monitory energy star 2ms and 70000:1 ....
    
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When i played my first game of LoL on my new sig rig, I had vsync off....tearing was god awful on my 60hz monitor @ 180fps...lol, promptly turned it on.

Also, this was in 1080p at maxed graphics lol.

Tl;dr i always have vsync on, tearing annoys the hell out of me
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