# What does vsynched mean?

I'm always looking for ways to improve the smoothness of my games. When I read around the net I come across the term "vsynched" quite often. What does vsynched mean?

• +1 I thought I knew what vsync meant before I read your your explanation about it. Thanks for the great level of details and this visual representation that comes with the explanations. An image is worth a thousand words! =) – Will Marcouiller Feb 19 '11 at 2:32