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Games default monitor refresh rate to 60 Hz on launch
Games using this engine default your monitor's refresh rate to 60 Hz on launch.
- Vanquish, all games using this engine are locked to a 60 fps GPU render. Even so, running at 60 Hz can result in screen-tearing on higher refresh rate monitors using G-Sync or Free-sync. Using Special K to force a custom refresh rate, or using the monitor's manual refresh rate select button to switch to a higher refresh rate, can help alleviate the screen-tearing, even if the internal GPU render is still running at 60 fps. With the exception of