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Ahhh... interesting! So if my monitor is set to 75hz then that's equal to the amount of fps I can see? Even if my framerate goes above and beyond 100fps in the game I can still only see 75fps?
Deppends on if you enable Vsync.

If you have monitor thats 60hz and you enable Vsync then your card will try to synchronise games fps to screen refresh rate,this stops visual tearing that can look awfull.

If you disable Vsync then i dont know how many fps your mointor will display or how many you could see with the naked eye anyway.
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60 for FPS (30 for Crysis is fine though)
50+ for racing
40+ for everything else.
 
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40 for me. 50+ is unnoticeable.
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Deppends on if you enable Vsync.

If you have monitor thats 60hz and you enable Vsync then your card will try to synchronise games fps to screen refresh rate,this stops visual tearing that can look awfull.

If you disable Vsync then i dont know how many fps your mointor will display or how many you could see with the naked eye anyway.
It'll still only show 60fps. Just with tearing included.
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It'll still only show 60fps. Just with tearing included.
So if Vsync is disabled then the max the monitor will display is still 60fps??
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Ahhh... interesting! So if my monitor is set to 75hz then that's equal to the amount of fps I can see? Even if my framerate goes above and beyond 100fps in the game I can still only see 75fps?
Yes, but going over 100 fps gives you much more leeway for fps spikes.
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25-30 is the minimum for a comfortable gameplay I think, with some motion blur and other optimizations it can look quite good, particularly for more slower paced games... but overall, 45fps+ is perfect for me,

I normally don't use vsync, I don't care to much about frame tearing, but sometimes the high framerate fluctuation is quite bad, it would be nice to have a "max fps" option on the forceware control panel... it would also help to save some power.

while playing some older games were vsync gives me some input delay, I'm using a software called "FPS Limiter 0.2" it works quite well
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30, GTA4 is very playable at low 20's.
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So if Vsync is disabled then the max the monitor will display is still 60fps??
Er, yeah. It's not like turning off V-sync magically makes your monitor capable of more than 60 refreshes in one second.

It's still limited to 60, and that's why I don't understand why some people insist on leaving V-sync off. It looks terrible.

For me, 30 FPS for RTS games, 45+ for FPS/racing/other action oriented is the lowest tolerable.

Re: the Human eye. Life does not happen in "frames per second" and the eye doesn't operate on a refresh rate. That's bogus. Please stop repeating it.
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Er, yeah. It's not like turning off V-sync magically makes your monitor capable of more than 60 refreshes in one second.

It's still limited to 60, and that's why I don't understand why some people insist on leaving V-sync off. It looks terrible.

For me, 30 FPS for RTS games, 45+ for FPS/racing/other action oriented is the lowest tolerable.

Re: the Human eye. Life does not happen in "frames per second" and the eye doesn't operate on a refresh rate. That's bogus. Please stop repeating it.
Yeah i agree,Vsync off looks very bad and i can never play with it off.

EDIT:

Re: the Human eye,all i said was i didnt know how many the eye can detect,didnt say there was a limit or if i thought there was,hope that clears that up for you.
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