The rate at which (usually) a display redraws its contents

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How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate from default 125Hz to, say, 1000Hz?

I have asked this question before and here what I came up with: How could one increase the USB keyboard refresh rate? I need it for my keyboard to stop swapping quickly pressed keys. I'm running ...
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Monitor cloning with Windows 10 and different refresh rates uses wrong refresh rate

Cloning a 144Hz monitor to a 60Hz monitor is behaving strangely on Windows 10. The display output to the 144Hz monitor is confirmed to be 144Hz, however applications on the 144Hz monitor are only ...
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Can I set LCD/LED or OLED monitor refresh rate to around 0Hz?

I think that this would be perfect for reading(like E-ink with backlight), and would lower eye strain in situations where high refresh rate is useless. It would be even better if the refresh rate ...
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Why can my monitor be overclocked so highly?

I have a desktop-replacement laptop. The default screen refresh rate is 60Hz and it cannot be changed via Windows. However, it has nVidia graphics cards, so in the control panel a custom resolution ...
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How to diasble Vsync on Ubuntu

I want to disable vertical sync because it lowers my screen refresh rate from 60 Hz to about 47 Hz so the middle of the screen flickers during animations (sometimes). Also i have installed Kodi and ...
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Graphical Bugs (cursor problems, flickering windows) with 4k at 60hz on Windows 8 and 10

I recently purchased a 4k tv to use as a monitor. I was easily able to get it to work at 30hz by using the windows screen resolution dialog. However, it took me awhile to get it to work at 60hz - ...
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Weird choppy video on my new UHD monitor [duplicate]

Hopefully this is the right place to ask this: I just bought a 32" UHD monitor (from here), and a new graphics card (an NVidia GT 730, this one) to drive it. The resulting picture is gorgeous, ...
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Laptop screen flickering (refresh rate issue?)

I have an hp elitebook 8440p with a 14 inch screen and I am running KDE on Debian 8. Sometimes my laptop screen starts flickering and I thought the refresh rate might be wrong. But I should add most ...
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Monitor refresh rate dropped

Today I bought HDMI cable to connet my tv as a "secondary monitor" to my pc. But after I've plugged it in, the refresh rate on the main monitor dropped significantly. Any info I find in the AMD ...
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Can the wrong refresh rate damage my monitor? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung LCD monitor measuring 21 inches. The refresh rate is 60 Hz, but if I select a setting higher than that, I get an error. I actually don't know the exact screen resolution of my PC, ...
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AOC 4k monitor configuration

I just purchased a 4k AOC U2898 and am having a couple problems setting it up. I have a GTX 770 and am running the monitor through display port. I am having two problems (that are likely related): I ...
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Is highest refresh rate and color depth causes any issues?

Is highest refresh rate i.e. 240Hz makes CPU slow? Is highest color depth i.e. 62bit makes CPU slow? Is highest refresh rate too causes eye strain?
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How to increase OSX Terminal's “refresh rate”?

When I'm tabbed over refreshing a page on a ruby app, it sometimes takes a second (or a few) for the logs to appear in the terminal window, but I know for a fact the results are sent to $stdout almost ...
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Windows 7 - Duplicate two displays with a different refresh rate output

Thanks for taking the time to look at my question! To start, my hardware, and what I am attempting to do: I have a NVIDIA GTX 780 as my graphics card (and I love it!) stock speed and BIOS ...
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windows 8.1 display monitor keeps refresh very fast and cannot do any change in dialogue

in my Thinkpad Lenovo laptop with windows 8.1 installed,i want to change my monitor positioning or resolution but after starting to drag my secondary monitor or resolution drop-down, because the ...
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4K monitor does not support 60HZ via HDMI on 3840x2160

I am confused about HDMI -- I have a GTX 770 with 1xDP, 1xHDMI and 2xDVI. I just bought two Dell Ultra HD 4k Monitors (P2715Q) and while the first one gives me 60HZ over DP, another only shows 30HZ ...
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How can I view and change the hdmi refresh rate in windows 8.1

I have ordered the new Seiki U-Vision cable, which has a chip that upscales 1080p at 30hz to 4K. I will need to view and probably change the hdmi output in windows 8.1. I have searched "systems", but ...
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Forcing higher refresh rate on HDMI - bad for the system?

I have a laptop with Optimus technology: Intel HD Graphics 4600 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M. I'm able to add custom resolutions with the Intel GPU control panel. I know that HDMI 1.4a officially only ...
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Multiple monitor with different refresh rates

I currently have three 22" FullHD 60Hz monitors and I'm planning to change my main screen to a 144Hz. Can I configure the system so one monitor is 144Hz and the others are just 60Hz? Bonus question: ...
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About the optimal resolution and refresh rate of a monitor

I recently got a monitor able to go up to 144Hz, and while browsing its settings today I noticed that in the information tab it says the optimal resolution is 1920x1080 at 120Hz, and not 1920x1080 at ...
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Does my monitor's GTG response time matter if it's faster than my refresh rate?

I can understand how poor GTG response time can cause ghosting: a pixel is not the color it should be when the monitor has finished outputting a frame. But I'm trying to understand how it can ...
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How can I be certain of display's refresh rate?

There is an experiment that requires a 100Hz refresh rate, so we bought a 144Hz capable monitor and created a custom resolution that runs at 100Hz. The experimenter felt something was wrong with the ...
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Screen response not as advertised?

I recently bought a new 27" screen - a BENQ GL2760H. When I scroll through / move graphics (in Photoshop) or scroll web pages, I notice a white trail (on dark backgrounds) and a dark trail (on light ...
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Games, Windows 8.1 and 144Hz display

So I have been having problems with few games after switching from 7 to 8.1, which seems to be related to my 144Hz monitor. Few examples: Shank, Shank 2, Blood of the Werewolf, Astebreed, the Sims 2 ...
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How to show refresh rate of monitor in MS-DOS Version 6.22

I was forwarded from Stackoverflow to ask this question here. I am running a psych experiment on an old MS-DOS computer. When I ran the experiment on a different computer that is split via a switch ...
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xrandr output refresh rates are all 0.0, how can I figure out my refresh rate?

I can tell by eye that my monitor is running at 1920x1080, but I want to confirm that it is running at 60hz. However, running xrandr gives the following output: xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma ...
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59Hz option gone from Intel driver settings [closed]

With the new ui update to the Intel graphics control panel the 59Hz option for my second monitor is gone, 60Hz makes it report the wrong resolution which results in unwanted scaling and blurring the ...
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Refresh Rate 60 Hz specified as 60.003840

I'm trying to modify the screen resolution for my monitor in XFCE by modifying the file ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/displays.xml Here is the snippet I want to modify: <property ...
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Laptop screen causes eye strain on all linux distros except Ubuntu and elementary OS

I have a Lenovo g470 with Windows 8 used for games only, and a Linux Distro used for development and as my main OS. I used to have Elementary OS, it was working well, but I decided to try CrunchBang. ...
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Refresh rate on flat screen VS refresh rate on cathodic screen [duplicate]

With the cathodic screen, higher the refresh rate was the best for your eyes. I remember that 60 Hertz was always to low. I set it at higher as I could Since I use a flat screen, I don't care about ...
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Cannot increase monitor refresh rate on second monitor

I just purchased an Asus VG248 monitor (supports 144Hz refresh rate) and I can not increase the monitor's refresh rate beyond 60Hz from Windows. My system setup: 2x AMD 6970 graphics cards in ...
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Laptop Display Flickering

It's a brand new laptop, it wasn't flickering before, was just fine. Now it flickers on darker colors such as the windows 8 start menu or a game. I noticed that this happens exclusively on windows. ...
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How to add custom refresh rates to windows (xp)

I just want to add an intermediate refresh rate, because I get 60hz,100hz,120hz,144hz. I have amd a10-5800k w radeon hd7660d iGPU, benq-xl2411t monitor. How to add 72hz without any external utility ...
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Will an LCD monitor limited to 50Hz affect my experience?

I'm considering buying this from Matrox that will allow me to connect multiple monitors to my Macbook Pro. http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/products/gxm/th2go/displayport/ The small print says ...
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Set my refresh rate too high by accident with the AMD Catalyst taskbar icon. Can't see what I'm doing

And booting in safe mode doesn't help, as you can't uninstall catalyst (it says windows installer service not running or something) or change the desktop resolution/refresh. Anyone know how to change ...
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Unable to set refresh rate to 75 Hz, stuck at 60 Hz

I have an end user whose eyes are sensitive to screen flicker and requires a setup with a refresh rate higher than 60 Hz, set to 75 Hz. I have an HP Compaq Pro 6300 with an NVidia GeForce 210 ...
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Changing color profile and refresh rate for a specific monitor via script in Windows 7?

I'd like to know whether it is possible to both change the color profile (either to a specific .icm file or to a previously imported one) and the refresh rate (e.g. 60Hz -> 120Hz, also just switching ...
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Third monitor slow refresh when using USB to HDMI adapter

I am using a Display Link USB to HDMI adapter to connect the third monitor to my laptop. The monitor has an extremely slow refresh. If I move a chrome window to that monitor, it takes at least 10 ...
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Google chrome constantly refreshes every second to home page

Google chrome keeps refreshing the page to Google.com (my home page). Even when I get a chance to go to a different site before it restarts it will redirect me from the new page back to the home page....
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My Windows 7 computer is stuck in a refresh rate not supported by my display. How can I fix this? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change resolution on Vista when it keeps booting to an unsupported resolution? Change screen resolution while in safe mode for normal mode Star Wars: The Old ...
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How do I get the Windows 8 Desktop to stop refreshing itself while I'm working?

I have an Asus touchscreen laptop with Windows 8, not RT. The best way that I can describe the problem is: when I am working on something in the desktop, the desktop/screen refreshes itself. It doesn'...
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Monitor does not allow 120Hz, but allows 121Hz

I would like to know how to enable 120Hz refresh rate on my monitor instead of 121Hz. Its because 3D programs need 120Hz, they do not work on 121Hz. If I put 120Hz in the resolution settings, the ...
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What is the refresh rate, how important is it?

I have read many posts about refresh rate but my problem is that I am unable to understand them properly. I am here to ask what is the refresh rate of a monitor. Is it a helpful parameter? If so ...
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Latitude E6410 - Screen flickering on Windows 8

On Windows 8, my Latitude E6410 screen (1440x900 - 60Hz - NVidia NVS3100M) is flickering. If I turn off the laptop for 30 minutes and turn it back on, there's no flickering but it eventually start ...
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How do I get a PC to output at 120hz signal to a 120hz TV?

Asking this on behalf of a friend of mine who just recently got a 120hz TV. My friend has a Westinghouse LD-4055 - he has a PC with an NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti and fairly modern midrange parts. He's trying ...
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Is the X Server refresh rate same as the monitor refresh rate?

Is the refresh rate that we set using monitor properties ( in say ubuntu) the actual number of times X will refresh the screen in 1 second ? Or is it just some configuration of the hardware and has ...
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How do I prevent screen tearing in Windows 7 desktop with Aero disabled?

After disabling all the Windows 7 visual enhancements, I began noticing some screen tearing while playing YouTube videos, dragging windows, etc.. It's very noticeable while looking at this: Barcode ...
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Browser page refresh default time?

What is the default time for Internet explorer to refresh the page automatically ? is there any summarized data for this info ? I can't find any
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What is the point to 120Hz in 2D mode?

I’ve been searching the Internet for advice on my next PC/console monitor purchase and came across a good deal on the LG D2342P-PN. It’s an LED monitor with all three connectors I want, and even 3D ...
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Refresh rate being reset to outside monitor native resolution?

I have a 25-unit computer lab that are hooked up to Dell Optiplex 960s. It seems that every time the computer goes into standby, or is left alone for long enough, it resets the refresh rate to 85 ...