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Which methods of software vsync don't half the framerate?

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#1 Elliot B.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 11:58

Software, so no G-Sync.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 12:09

Technically, none of them half the framerate, they simply reduce the framerate to the refresh rate of the monitor (or in a multiple of it if the framerate drops below the refresh rate*). That's the only way that they can work to remove tearing though, by vertically syncing with the monitor (hence, vsync).

*Adaptive vsync will not use multiples if the framerate drops below the refresh rate.

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Posted 20 August 2014 - 12:14

Triple buffering, uses more memory and increases latency though.