Thread: Capping my FPS

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    Capping my FPS

    Hi, i was wondering if somebody could tell me if i should be capping my FPS when i'm playing wow? Currently when i play i get between 60 and 190 depending on environment and how much im turning my screen and stuff, i was wondering if i should just cap it at 60, or maybe cap it at 120?

    Is there a way to stabilize this without causing input lag?

    I use the Eizo Forus 240 Hz monitor (120 hz with light boost to double up), if you need any other hardware info just ask :3

    thank you

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    Super Moderator Darsithis's Avatar
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    Personally I cap it at 60. One, it keeps heat down in the video card, and two, I've never noticed a benefit past 60fps.

    But I also don't have a monitor that is a 120 or 240hz.



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    I'd just cap it at 120. There's a notable difference between 60 FPS and 120 FPS IMO so I would just cap it at 120.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ermahgerd View Post
    I'd just cap it at 120. There's a notable difference between 60 FPS and 120 FPS IMO so I would just cap it at 120.
    only if you have a 120hz monitor

    if you have a 60hz monitor, it cannot show more than 60 frames at a time (else you get screen tearing)


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    Quote Originally Posted by SpaceDuck View Post
    only if you have a 120hz monitor

    if you have a 60hz monitor, it cannot show more than 60 frames at a time (else you get screen tearing)
    Which the OP seems to have.

    I'd cap it at 120hz as some have already suggested. Assuming your gfx card doens't turn in to a bbq that is.

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