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At what fps do you regard a game as playable?

#1LootmanPosted 10/23/2013 9:27:12 AM
I can play a game at 15 fps, any lower and it's a mess.
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#2Vs1991Posted 10/23/2013 9:30:07 AM
15 fps is a mess... lowest i can go is 30
#3SmoboHashPosted 10/23/2013 9:30:25 AM
30 usually works, but higher is ALWAYS better.
#4Xeno_PredatorPosted 10/23/2013 9:34:21 AM
It depends on the genre. If it's a first person shooter, minimum is 25-30 (smooth). If it's a fast paced action game then the same holds. Games like Skyrim I can make do with 25 minimum. Strategy games can dip to 20 but higher is always nicer.
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#5sanas_thirituPosted 10/23/2013 9:35:27 AM
Anything less than 60 is unplayable. The more the better. 120 would be ideal but the current so called ips screens don't support that.
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#6battlfrnt2006Posted 10/23/2013 9:35:50 AM
15 fps is the lowest I can deal with, mostly because I've been accustomed to it with PC games throughout my childhood.

25 fps on up is preferencial for me.
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#7dekouPosted 10/23/2013 9:39:58 AM(edited)
Average FPS should be at least over 40. As for the minimum, dipping into the thirties is tolerable, but I try to avoid it. If it's a fast-paced action game, it should stay over 45 constantly.

Haven't had to compromise much lately, however. Usually not using max quality SSAO and post-processing is enough.
#8I_Am_On_FirePosted 10/23/2013 9:42:13 AM
30 is tolerable. Lower, not so much, unless it's somewhere like in a WvW map zerg fight in GW2, in which case expecting it to not go below 30 will result in quite a bit of disappointment.
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#9Killah PriestPosted 10/23/2013 9:42:41 AM
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#10sonicteam2k1Posted 10/23/2013 9:43:09 AM
SmoboHash posted...
30 usually works, but higher is ALWAYS better.

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