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accepted Is it possible to use mipmaps with dynamic textures in Dirext 11?
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asked Is it possible to use mipmaps with dynamic textures in Dirext 11?
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accepted What are other sources of screen tearing?
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revised What are other sources of screen tearing?
better word choice
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
I read several places that indicated that windows aero used directx and/or was more tightly coupled to directx. I found someone here that had the same issue I had with directx but not opengl. And the forum here suggests that "OpenGl, being tied into your display driver, can actually do a better job...[with vysnc stuff]". I would guess that directx relys on windows aero for vsync but the opengl goes around aero.
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
Ok I think I understand what you are getting at. Yes, when i tried forcing vsync on in the control panel, I made sure i was in the "global setting" and a set it to "on" instead of "use the 3d application setting". I have not messed around with the multithreading settings as I'm not sure why that would help, and I need to use multithreading in our application uses directx multithreading for performance.
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
Just took several screenshots (using printscreen) and the tearing (which was visible on the montior) did not show up in any of the screenshots.
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
My confusion is I don't see anything about "global standart" (global standard?) or "internal" or "Multi-threading" in the control panel.
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
Yes i'm using nvidia's control panel as mentioned in the question
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
Yes it is primarily a 3d application.
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
I don't understand. Can you clarify exactly what steps I should take?
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comment What are other sources of screen tearing?
Yes, there are two displays.
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asked What are other sources of screen tearing?