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You can run above 60FPS on a 60 Hz screen, however, the screen will only refresh 60 times per second.

As for Vsync, I personally haven't noticed a difference with it on or off in most games (gameplay wise). Like BFBC2, for instance, there is no noticeable gameplay improvement with it on or off. However, with it off, there is noticeable screen tearing.

Contrast that, source games, pretty much need to have it off, even if you get screen tear. For some reason, Vsync makes them lag.

Basic rule of thumb I follow, if there's noticeable screen tearing then Vsync gets enabled (except source engine games of course). If there's very little or no screen tearing, vsync will stay disabled.

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Originally Posted by runeazn;12870731 
no some people can notice the more frames even if the human eye doesnt take them..

i notice it when i play 120fps or 60fps..
its much smoother. for me.
First off, the human eye doesn't see in FPS. And if it did, you could easily be able to discern a difference at well above 220 FPS.

And whether or not you think you're playing at more than 60 FPS on a 60 Hz screen, you're really not. It can only refresh 60 times per second and that's it. Whether or not it's consecutive frames is another matter. That perhaps might give the impression that it's moving faster than it really is.
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Originally Posted by Thogar;12870686 
So people play with screen tearing? eww lol

Well you can have fun with your mouse moving through sludge while I headshot you from across the map drunken.gif
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So, 60FPS is all your monitor is ever going to see with 60Hz. Mouse latency however is improved. Thanks for the answers people.
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Originally Posted by BlackOmega;12870825 

First off, the human eye doesn't see in FPS. And if it did, you could easily be able to discern a difference at well above 220 FPS.

And whether or not you think you're playing at more than 60 FPS on a 60 Hz screen, you're really not. It can only refresh 60 times per second and that's it. Whether or not it's consecutive frames is another matter. That perhaps might give the impression that it's moving faster than it really is.

Of course the human eye won't see over 60-75 frames on a basic LCD, although some engines will feel smoother with frames uncapped or limited at certain areas. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by Skylit;12870922 
Of course the human eye won't see over 60-75 frames on a basic LCD, although some engines will feel smoother with frames uncapped or limited at certain areas. biggrin.gif

Since the human eye can't see over that, then the only reason to get a 120Hz is for the 3D effect.
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion;12870892 
So, 60FPS is all your monitor is ever going to see with 60Hz. Mouse latency however is improved. Thanks for the answers people.
Exactly.
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Originally Posted by Skylit;12870922 
Of course the human eye won't see over 60-75 frames on a basic LCD, although some engines will feel smoother with frames uncapped or limited at certain areas. biggrin.gif
You hit the nail on the head, with Vsync off, some games will "feel" more responsive. In some games, especially newer ones, I haven't noticed a difference.
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion;12870948 
Since the human eye can't see over that, then the only reason to get a 120Hz is for the 3D effect.

Oh, 120hz panels are a different story. They're fully capable of displaying 120fps and with enough experience , you can actually see a difference, but to most people they're not worth it.
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Originally Posted by Skylit;12870998 
Oh, 120hz panels are a different story. They're fully capable of displaying 120fps and with enough experience , you can actually see a difference, but to most people they're not worth it.

Ah, I might consider one in the future, but atm they are way too overpriced for something that I may not even notice.
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Originally Posted by LivingChampion;12871013 
Ah, I might consider one in the future, but atm they are way too overpriced for something that I may not even notice.

Only worth it if you play fast paced games and want better recoil control in FPS.
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So people play with screen tearing? eww lol

You would not believe how many do!
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