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A lot of people have told me that disabling it will reduce input lag.

Isn't Vsync used to stop the tearing in your screen? Cause without it, I don't get tearing. Should I enable or disable?

Some clarification on this whole topic would be really nice.
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post #2 of 13
its HELPS if you get tearing but if you dont tear then it will run faster without it i believe
post #3 of 13
Yes, it's to reduce/eliminate tearing. Taking it off will allow your card to render as many fps as it can on the fly. Turning it on caps it at your refresh rate.
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post #4 of 13
Yes, v-sync does indeed stop screen tearing. But for a downside, it does have a side effect - input lag. I don't think there's a way to bypass this, you'll have to deal with one or the other, I'm afraid.
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post #5 of 13
What input lag ? I play all my games with Vsync ON, nu input lag here dude...
post #6 of 13
If you notice the input lag take off vsync. If not and you have tearing then turn it on.

I do not notice any input lag and I have D3DOverrider forcing vsync/triple buffering for all my games to kill that horrible screen tear dead.
    
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I use Vsync a lot but I don't notice this delay "input lag". What is it exactly?
    
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I always have V-sync on. I hate screen tearing with a passion. Input lag? No, not even close.
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post #9 of 13
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Well input lag is when you have computer inputs, like keyboard but MOST noticeably mouse, lag. It affects shooting a little.

I don't see any monitor tearing. I guess I'll just leave it off.
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post #10 of 13
If you don't tear you don't need V-sync.
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