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How do people stand playing at 30 fps or even less?

#1NingishzidaPosted 8/21/2013 6:26:52 PM
I just don't get it, framerate has always been important to me. Like in the early 90s PC shooters ran at 75fps no probs. Even TG-16 and Genesis/SNES games ran at 50-60fps.

And these days people speak of 30fps being fine for Crysis, or 15fps (lol) being fine for your average console game.

I find this rather odd, don't you?

Just the other day I was accused of being "crazy" for asserting I could tell the diff between 30 and 60fps. So weird!

What do you think?
#2TheFeshPincePosted 8/21/2013 6:28:36 PM
30fps is garbage. I can't stand going below 60 at all.
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#3TimePharaohPosted 8/21/2013 6:29:02 PM
They're peasants.
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#4TwinqePosted 8/21/2013 6:29:41 PM
Less than 30FPS is awful. I never noticed the difference until I bought a PC, though.
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#5Maiken100Posted 8/21/2013 6:31:20 PM
The reason they can stand it is because it's playable. Not everyone strives for perfect frame rates.
#6wizardmonPosted 8/21/2013 6:31:27 PM
It's absolutely disgusting to see the framerate drop that low, probably as bad as screen tearing.
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#7Dillinger7311Posted 8/21/2013 6:37:34 PM
Yea I cant stand it when i dip below 60 FPS. Probably why I went with SLI 780's for my Surround setup.
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#8PanopictonguyPosted 8/21/2013 6:39:30 PM
99% of the media currently being broadcast or shown in theaters is 24FPS so....
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#9TheFeshPincePosted 8/21/2013 6:40:51 PM
Panopictonguy posted...
99% of the media currently being broadcast or shown in theaters is 24FPS so....


I haven't played a lot of pc games in theaters, lately.
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#10wizardmonPosted 8/21/2013 6:42:45 PM
Panopictonguy posted...
99% of the media currently being broadcast or shown in theaters is 24FPS so....


99% of media currently being broadcast or shown in theaters is restricted to that framerate because 99% of the assets used to produce or view said media involve ancient relics from the past.

I like that 99% number you gave us, I don't have to back it up at all.
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