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Old 05-03-12, 06:55 AM   #1
Tanker Bob
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Question OpenGL sync-to-vblank option purpose?

Now that sync-to-vblank is on by default in 302.07, what advantage or disadvantage does this setting have relative to video performance. I know that glxgears report an fps that approximates the vertical refresh rate rather than the impressive numbers over 10 times that when the setting is disabled. What is the practical effect of all this? Thanks for your insights.
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