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Old November 14, 2007, 05:31 PM
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No I think vsync is mostly a problem on displays that refresh at lower frequencies, like LCDs (60Hz). If you are getting screen tearing then you want to enable vsync, otherwise don't use it because it does 2 bad things...

1. Caps your FPS to your monitors refresh rate
2. If the FPS lowers below the refresh rate then your FPS can jump down a big step below the actual FPS because of vsync.

Here's a really good thread on it.
How VSync works, and why people loathe it - [H]ard|Forum

So far I have only had to enable vsync on Prey. I have not played many games on my 8800GT yet, but that was one that needed vsync with it, as well as my 7900GS.
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