How to turn V-Sync off in Skyrim PC

Nov 20, 2011   PC Gaming   Nick Vogt   Comments (1)
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Turning off V-Sync in Skyrim will improve mouse responsiveness, particularly in the menu, and may also increase frame rate. To turn V-Sync off, you need only add iPresentInterval=0 to the [Display] section of Skyrim.ini. Skyrim.ini can be found here:

Windows 7:
C:/Users/USERNAME/Documents/My Games/Skyrim/Skyrim.ini

Windows XP:
C:/Documents and Settings/USERNAME/My Documents/My Games/Skyrim/Skyrim.ini

If the [Display] section or iPresentInterval variable don't already exist, create them as needed. For example:

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Jonathan Cruz   Jul 18, 2012
Worked perfect! For some reason mine is locked at 30 when I have a 60 Hz screen. All good thanks to this.
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