View Full Version : V-Sync Off games!
04-08-05, 07:24 AM
Has anyone noticed that certain games run smooth and sweet without having v-sync with minimal ...barely noticeable tearing? ...for example Splinter Cell 3... or am I just seeing things lol
04-08-05, 07:33 AM
No, Vsync isn't always needed.
UT2004 is another one, have never used vsync and have never had tearing
04-08-05, 09:36 AM
i used vsync for a looong time, but once i ran into a game or two that didnt like vsync and my frames would be low.. i turned it off, and now i dont use it anymore
04-08-05, 09:54 AM
I just set it to application control, then I never have conflicts... If the game likes it, it will use it otherwise it wont...
I think this depends on your monitor more than anything else, for years I had a 19" Philips CRT monitor and I wondered what the heck people were talking about , complaining about tearing. I kept VSync off all the time, the only game I remember noticing any tearing in was MOHAA and only indoors.
Last year I bought a Sony LCD that I have hooked up DVI. Tearing now drives me nuts, and I have VSync forced on wherever I can, even if it costs me 30 fps.
04-09-05, 12:51 AM
I noticed in Quake based games like COD SOF.
Silent Hunter 3 is the first game I've enabled v-sync on in years. Tearing is just too annoying for some reason.
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