How do you display FPS?

#1BonnabinTheDirePosted 11/20/2011 3:35:43 PM
Without Fraps.
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#2java_gurlPosted 11/21/2011 12:43:00 PM
I know tdt does not work. Would be interested in this though.
#3chufaPosted 11/21/2011 6:37:44 PM
bump, interested too
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WoW: Lvl 8X every class (Tanaris, Horde)
PSN: murloc3325
#4Teh_ManglerPosted 11/21/2011 6:39:34 PM
You need to use FRAPS or some other program, I don't know why you wouldn't use FRAPS but there is no in game option that I can tell.
#5chufaPosted 11/21/2011 6:42:00 PM
Fraps lowers your FPS. Ideally, you would want to know what your FPS would be normally while you play. IIRC, other TES games had a console command that displayed FPS?
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WoW: Lvl 8X every class (Tanaris, Horde)
PSN: murloc3325
#6Omegatron_Posted 11/21/2011 6:46:22 PM
Fraps can display your FPS while you're not recording. Fraps only lowers your FPS while recording, and only if you're recording to the same hard drive you're install is on. If you record to a second hard drive you should see little or no FPS drop.
#7ChapperwockyPosted 11/21/2011 6:47:24 PM
Fraps hardly affects performance when it's just counting frames. If you capture video, then sure, fps will drop quite a bit.

The little yellow number it shows you will be quite accurate for any of your needs. Plus it can run a benchmark for you to give you a better idea of what your overall performance looks like, and again, with little to no effect on the game.

Great little tool.
#8Dante200XPosted 11/21/2011 6:47:52 PM
Use xfire.
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#9java_gurlPosted 11/22/2011 10:51:37 AM
Just wanted something easy (built in).