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For me it's anything under 30FPS that I will notice a drop in smoothness considerably and gaming does not become as fun but I'm starting to question if I am undershooting and should be going for 60FPS for gaming? How about you?
Edited by revlimiter - 2/20/11 at 2:12am
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At least a solid 50+ FPS. I can notice the difference when my FPS falls under 40.
     
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over 9000 satisfies my urges
Edited by goldboy - 2/20/11 at 2:20am
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Considering the human eye sees around 30FPS. I'm okay with anything above 30.
    
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60+

If I want anything under, I'd would go play on my pS3 or 360
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It depends on the game. If it's singleplayer and not an fps, 30fps is good. If it's singleplayer and is an fps, I prefer higher than 30fps. If it's multiplayer, as high as possible. Anything below 60 has a big effect on my aim for some reason, maybe I'm just used to the fluid movement of my aim when it's above 60fps and then overcompensate when it drops.
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post #7 of 199
The more the better, under 30FPS is just unplayable. I prefer 60+.
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post #8 of 199
30 and above. Anything below will be very noticeable.

I can really notice much difference in smoothness from 30-40, or 40-60, alot of it has to do with the game engine also, but that less than 30 is a no no for me.
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fps games over 60

mmorpg over 30
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i m happy till my card can give 20+ with all eye candy turned on....
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