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Mac Screen Tearing HELP!
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#1
Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

I am playing on (late 2012) iMac. I am experiencing screen tearing, please help. I far exceed the recommended specs and have v-synce turned on.
09-10-2013, 12:56 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

I think you can install the a control panel for the graphics card, by downloading installer from amd/nvidia. Then you have a control panel in the System Preferences and you can use that to force vsync on/off if it is not working using the game option for some reason.
09-10-2013, 01:17 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

Nothing I do has any effect, I've tried lowering and disabling settings and I've changed the resolution. This is pretty annoying, I hate screen tearing and can't play this game with it. There is no point - the screen tearing for me is scarier and more off-putting than any in game terror.

(09-10-2013, 01:17 PM)jens Wrote: I think you can install the a control panel for the graphics card, by downloading installer from amd/nvidia. Then you have a control panel in the System Preferences and you can use that to force vsync on/off if it is not working using the game option for some reason.

Thanks for the reply, I will try that but I don't think it will work because I've tried it in the past and you generally cannot access the control panel for iMacs. Any tips on how to do it? Thanks.
(This post was last modified: 09-10-2013, 01:21 PM by Petch1984.)
09-10-2013, 01:19 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

I'm sorry but forget that, it seems my memory was of something very old and not supported any longer. At least I could not find any new up-to-date catalyst control center or similar to use, but I do remember having had it at some point.

I tried to google a bit but could not find anything about forcing vsync or similar on a Mac. On my 2011 Mac with a ATI 4670 the vsync is working fine so I can't reproduce the error. At the moment I can't think of any solution/workaround.
09-10-2013, 01:28 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

Can I set a specific framerate in the games config files? Something like.. Maxframes=60

I'm on a 27' iMac, the screen is 2560x1440, if that helps.
(This post was last modified: 09-10-2013, 01:34 PM by Petch1984.)
09-10-2013, 01:33 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

There should already be a limitfps which is set to 60. But I think we have a fix, hopefully later today there will be an update out that improves the vsync.
09-10-2013, 01:41 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

(09-10-2013, 01:41 PM)jens Wrote: There should already be a limitfps which is set to 60. But I think we have a fix, hopefully later today there will be an update out that improves the vsync.

Thanks, it's better to play this game late at night anyway haha.
09-10-2013, 01:44 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

Hey, is there any news on a vsync update yet? Or should I wait until tomorrow? Thanks.
09-10-2013, 04:36 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago RE: Mac Screen Tearing HELP!

No news yet, we have it updated for Windows, but not sure when the Mac update will be made. Hopefully today, but have not heard back yet!
09-10-2013, 05:25 PM
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Solved: 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks ago Screen Tearing FIX!!! (Mac)

[EDIT] Since the small update there is a new option available. Just turn off adaptive vsync in the options.
(This post was last modified: 09-12-2013, 02:21 AM by Petch1984.)
09-11-2013, 02:20 PM
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