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#Actualfrob

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:52 AM

Wait a second...



If you turn v-sync off you will need to take extra steps to ensure you don't accidentally burn out the player's video card or CPU, both of which have happened with badly-developed games.


What kind of hardware was that? The hardware should slow down in the worst case (due to running out of processing time) o_O That looks more like faulty hardware or hardware not running under the proper conditions or something like that.
You see it every few years on major games.

Starcraft 2 had v-sync disabled on their main menus with no delay in place. It burned out quite a few cards. http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/07/28/blizzard-confirms-starcraft-ii-overheating-bug.aspx

#1frob

Posted 26 December 2012 - 01:51 AM

Wait a second...
 

If you turn v-sync off you will need to take extra steps to ensure you don't accidentally burn out the player's video card or CPU, both of which have happened with badly-developed games.

 
What kind of hardware was that? The hardware should slow down in the worst case (due to running out of processing time) o_O That looks more like faulty hardware or hardware not running under the proper conditions or something like that.
 

You see it every few years on major games.

Starcraft 2 had v-sync disabled on their main menus with no delay in place. It burned out several thousand cards. http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2010/07/28/blizzard-confirms-starcraft-ii-overheating-bug.aspx

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