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In Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fps_max can limit your FPS, but will only go down to 59. I know this is weird but I can't play on anything more than ~35 fps without getting sick. A lot of friends want me to play with them, but I can't at that high of an FPS

Does anyone have any ideas for how to lock the framerate under 60 FPS?

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    You might want to look into changing FoV instead, as higher framerate shouldn't make you feel sick, but the wrong FoV can. – Chippies Mar 14 '18 at 1:54
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    I really agree with Chippies here; and actually, I would think a lower framerate wouldn't really help the problem; I know with VR, low FPS makes a lot of people sick. – JMac Mar 14 '18 at 12:16
  • Try creating an artificial bottleneck in your system. This might be crude, but a simple way would be to limit the power usage of your CPU to something like 70% (similar to using power saving mode). Although this may cause stuttering and and the system can overcome it's bottleneck, allowing it to surpass the frame rate you are looking for. – Timmy Jim Mar 14 '18 at 23:49
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There are a couple of ways to do that but not from the game:

  1. Use MSI Afterburner
  2. Lower monitor to 30hz and force VSync
  3. nVidia Inspector - It has an option Force Refresh Rate
  4. Use Fraps and lock framerate (it has this option and it should be the simplest)

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