Question Horrible Screen Tearing on multiple games - Rx580 8gb with a Ryzen 5 2600, on a 23" 60hz, 1080p, 5ms GTG Samsung monitor

Apr 2, 2020
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Full system build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PyrpNq

Hello, so for a long time now I've been putting up with screen tearing in most FPS games (Siege, Warzone, MINECRAFT EVEN, Wolfenstein, You name it). Obviously putting Vsync on gets rid of this, but it also caps the FPS at 60 as that's my monitor's refresh rate. This bums me out as I can get almost double the amount of FPS on certain games, but the screen tearing always makes me turn vsync on and I feel like I'm wasting my GPU/CPU's potential.

My questions are: What is causing the screen tearing? Is it my crappy monitor, or have I not set up my GPU settings correctly?
Is having much higher FPS than your monitor's refresh rate inevitably going to cause screen tearing?

Thank you in advance for any responses.

EDIT: Oh, and here is my userbenchmark.com results = https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/26122270. It says my PC is running below expectations.. Not sure what that's about :/
 
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Full system build: https://pcpartpicker.com/list/PyrpNq

Hello, so for a long time now I've been putting up with screen tearing in most FPS games (Siege, Warzone, MINECRAFT EVEN, Wolfenstein, You name it). Obviously putting Vsync on gets rid of this, but it also caps the FPS at 60 as that's my monitor's refresh rate. This bums me out as I can get almost double the amount of FPS on certain games, but the screen tearing always makes me turn vsync on and I feel like I'm wasting my GPU/CPU's potential.

My questions are: What is causing the screen tearing? Is it my crappy monitor, or have I not set up my GPU settings correctly?
Is having much higher FPS than your monitor's refresh rate inevitably going to cause screen tearing?

Thank you in advance for any responses.

EDIT: Oh, and here is my userbenchmark.com results = https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/26122270. It says my PC is running below expectations.. Not sure what that's about :/
With respect to the userbench results - the result for the cpu are gpu are fine - its your SSD and one of your HDD that are performance poorly. The SSD performance will be low if the drive is nearly full. The HDD might require a defrag?

With respect to screen tearing, this is just down to the screen unfortunately. I think your best option would be to look at getting a higher refresh rate freesync display e.g. 144hz as that way you can run your games at full fps without screen tearing and not be limited by the screen.
 
Apr 2, 2020
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With respect to the userbench results - the result for the cpu are gpu are fine - its your SSD and one of your HDD that are performance poorly. The SSD performance will be low if the drive is nearly full. The HDD might require a defrag?

With respect to screen tearing, this is just down to the screen unfortunately. I think your best option would be to look at getting a higher refresh rate freesync display e.g. 144hz as that way you can run your games at full fps without screen tearing and not be limited by the screen.
Thanks so much, I've been meaning to upgrade from 60hz for a while, I just had a feeling some other things were going wrong as well.

Much appreciated, I'll look into what's wrong with my storage too.
 

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