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If my monitor is 144hz, should i still use Vsync?

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1 year ago#1
I was just wondering this...
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1 year ago#2
If you have screen tearing, yes.
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1 year ago#3
Only if you want to. The tears will still exist but they can potentially be much smaller to the point that you may not notice them. With a 770 myself, I'd probably live with the minor tearing in most cases and only use vsync with controller games where input latency has little effect.
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1 year ago#4
With that GPU, no. Unless you're playing a game that doesn't tax the GPU.
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1 year ago#5
Unless you're already hitting 144FPS constantly, doing so is going to negatively impact your framerate.
1 year ago#6
Thanks guys, I was thinking I shouldn't be enabling it. Going to leave it off for now.
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