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Questions tagged [refresh-rate]

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

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144 hz Monitor used with Two Other 60 hz's?

I'm building a new PC and want to get three monitors. I only use one screen for gaming/videos, so figured I could just get one 144 hz monitor for that purpose. In order to save a bit of money, I'm ...
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Maximum refresh rate with HDMI 1.4 and 3440x1440 resolution

I want to buy new gaming monitor and I'm not sure about resolution, becuase I'm limited to HDMI in version 1.4. I know, I can run 2560x1440@60Hz (16:9), but what about 3440x1440@60Hz (21:9)? ...
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Change Refresh rate on hyperv_fb driver

I'm using a guest CentOS 7 in HyperV. I managed to change the resolution of the screen, but it has a really low refresh rate. Is there a way to improve the refresh rate?
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What is the practical advantage of a higher refresh rate and what should I be looking for when looking for a monitor for FPS gaming?

I have some questions regarding gaming monitors. My PC is a Corsair One with an GTX 1080ti I've been looking at the Alienware aw3418dw with a 100hz refresh rate and a cheaper alienware that's 25 ...
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How can I specify a refresh rate in glances?

How can I specify a refresh rate in glances? By default, glances refreshes itself every 3 seconds. I tried using glances -t 1 as well as glances --time 1 to lower it to 1 second, but it seems to be ...
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Low refresh rates work, high refresh rates don't

I just purchased a new 144Hz monitor, but am having trouble setting it up with my PC (via displayport). At first, I thought it was DOA as the screen would power on but not display anything. All that ...
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Do I have to use DisplayPort cables for 120Hz+ monitors?

I've read that for a lot of 120Hz, 144Hz and higher refresh rate, you have to use DisplayPort output from the GPU, and sometimes even 2 at the same time if the resolution is very high. But if I'm ...
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Linux: 2 displays on same gpu with different refresh rates. Vsync signal always at lower refresh rate

I have two displays connected to an NVidia GTX GPU. One display has 60Hz refresh rate, the other one 144Hz. On Ubuntu 16.04, when enabling VSync in a graphical application on the 144Hz monitor, FPS ...
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Slightly wrong monitor refresh rate on ubuntu with open source drivers

So, in the quest for the lowest latency in retrogaming, I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a usb pendrive with the aim to use Retroarch in KMS mode. I have an old Radeon HD 6370M so the only option was the ...
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Monitor response time longer than the refresh period

How can a monitor have a response time longer than the refresh period? eg: LG monitor 34UC79G-B Refresh rate: 144 Hz Response time: 15 ms Refresh rate period: 1000*1/144 = 6.94 ms. Response time ...
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144hz Monitor on DVI to HDMI on 1400x1050@60hz

I put this question in Arquade but was told to move it here: I recently bought an AOC G2770PF 144hz 1ms Monitor which you can check out here: https://www.amazon.com/AOC-G2770PF-Freesync-DisplayPort-...
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FFmpeg - set a specific frame rate, per frame, for a video file?

I have a file with 100 frames. I know to the ms when each frame should be displayed on screen (because of metadata I can pull from the bitstream). I would like to use FFmpeg to re-encode the file ...
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2560x1600 @60HZ [miniDP --> DVI-D] adapter

Is it theoretically possible to achieve 60HZ signal at a resolition of 2560x1600 from a mini DisplayPort > DVI-D adapter? I ask this because I have tried THREE adapters one $8, one $15 and one $32 ...
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How can a 4K display with 60 Hz refresh rate operate at a higher refresh rate at lower resolutions?

I know there is not yet a 4K monitor offered for consumers that is 144 Hz, but are there any 4K monitors out there that offer a separate mode that runs at a higher refresh rate with a lower resolution,...
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Relationship between refresh rate and frame rate

This question is very related to the one I'm about to ask, but it's not quite the same, so it doesn't answer my doubt. Is there a strict relationship between refresh rate (RR) and frame rate (FR)? I ...
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Can I force my monitor to fake a higher refresh rate in Windows 10?

Here's the skinny: I have two monitors hooked up to my desktop. My left monitor is 60hz, my right monitor is 144hz. In order to have a better splitscreen experience when I play games with my ...
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Ultra high refresh rate monitor

I was searching for a 144Hz monitor when I came across this Asus VZ239Q 5.6 GHz 5.674 kHz monitor. After lots of research I couldn't find anything about such high refresh rates. So these are my ...
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Win 10 inaccessible, stuck in 1920x1080 144Hz

I have one installation of Windows 10 which I set at 144Hz because I have an AOC G2460 monitor and a GTX970. However, the DisplayPort cable I used has apparently given up the ghost, so whenever I try ...
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Is a way to quickly set screen refresh rate

Is a way to quickly set refresh rate instead of right-click on Desktop Screen Resolution -> Advanced Settings -> Monitor and in center Monitor Settings screen refresh rate with dropdown Or ...
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144hz monitor only displaying 60hz?

So I have an AOC G2460 144hz monitor. I have an Accell DisplayPort cable going from my GPU to the monitor. My settings in the monitor itself, Windows, the NVidia control panel, and the game I'm ...
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GPU's FPS vs Monitor's Hz

I've been thinking about 144Hz monitors and GPU's FPS. A friend of mine is always talking how he needs 144Hz monitor cause he can't stand crappy 60Hz (his old monitor broke). That got me into ...
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4k display flickering on HP z24s monitor on 60 Hz with DP1.2

About a year and half ago I bought a new 4k monitor: HP Z24s. The very first batch. And there has been a constant disappointment. I decided to not return the display to the shop, because everything ...
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How can I increase the refresh rate to my external monitor on a mac?

I have a MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014) and bought a Samsung U28E590 4k monitor. It looks great, but it seems like I have to pick and choose between resolution and refresh rate.. (I'm only ...
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How does vsync work for a window covering multiple screens with different refresh rate?

I´ve purchased a new monitor with 144Hz refresh rate. My old monitor support 60Hz. It got me thinking: How does vsync for a window work when it cover both screens? Do developers (like myself) have ...
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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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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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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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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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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 of ...
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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 ...