Vsync + Frame cap similar to G-sync?

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Re: Vsync + Frame cap similar to G-sync?

Post by slaver01 » 23 Sep 2020, 03:36

last curiosity,

if i decide to play without g-sync, is it better to cap 240fps or always 237fps?

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Re: Vsync + Frame cap similar to G-sync?

Post by RealNC » 23 Sep 2020, 08:41

slaver01 wrote:
23 Sep 2020, 03:36
if i decide to play without g-sync, is it better to cap 240fps or always 237fps?
With vsync, cap only slightly below 240. Like 239.5. (Or if you want to do the best cap possible, then read this post.)

Without vsync, then it's best to get as high FPS as you can in CPU-bound games. In GPU-bound games, cap as high as you can to get the most FPS possible without maxing out the GPU.
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Re: Vsync + Frame cap similar to G-sync?

Post by jorimt » 23 Sep 2020, 09:33

slaver01 wrote:
23 Sep 2020, 03:36
last curiosity,

if i decide to play without g-sync, is it better to cap 240fps or always 237fps?
RealNC wrote:
23 Sep 2020, 08:41
With vsync, cap only slightly below 240. Like 239.5. (Or if you want to do the best cap possible, then read this post.)

Without vsync, then it's best to get as high FPS as you can in CPU-bound games. In GPU-bound games, cap as high as you can to get the most FPS possible without maxing out the GPU.
Yup, what @RealNC said is the gist.
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