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

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Why is my display's refresh rate "60.006 Hz" instead of 60 Hz on my Windows 10 laptop?

I use a laptop running on Microsoft Windows 10. I see the laptop display's refresh rate is "60.006 Hz" instead of 60 Hz. Why? if it matters, the laptop is a GS76 Stealth 11UH laptop with a ...
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Does AMD FreeSync actually removes screen tearing or just fixes other issues to make game smooth?

I tried to read about AMD FreeSync on AMD and HP websites but I couldn't clear all my doubts. Suppose there is a monitor with maximum 75Hz refresh rate. And it has FreeSync range as 48Hz-75Hz. First, ...
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Does Windows Hz set actual Screen Hz [duplicate]

does the Windows Settings Refresh-Rate Setting affect the monitor (settings) it(/them)self or only Windows and MS Programs? Example: Will setting it to 60Hz let games etc still get up to 120Hz or will ...
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How to figure out maximum refresh rate for a given graphics card?

How can I figure out the maximum refresh rate for a given resolution (for example 3840 x 2160) for a given graphics card, for example MSI GeForce GT 1030 2GH LP OC?
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Save preset display configurations for quick-switch -- resolution, refresh rate, and display orientation. Is this possible?

I've used tools like Hotkey Resolution Changer but it only handle one monitor and not the display orientations. Is there anything that will remember all 3 attributes for quick-switching with hot keys? ...
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Why does my 4k Dell monitor (connected to Dell laptop via Dell dock) switch from 60Hz to 30Hz intermittently after sleep?

Setting the Scene I have the following setup: Sometimes (and every time today) when the laptop is resumed from "sleep", the monitor has inexplicably changed from 60Hz to 30Hz. When I first ...
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display refresh rate of external monitor

hello all in hp victus 16 having ryzen 5600 h processor and gtx 1650 graphic card having a display refresh rate of 60 hertz when ...
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Is it safe to overclock laptop monitor?

I was watching a pro gamer today and he mentioned that he's using a new screen resolution. I decided to give it a try to test if it looks good and offers a considerable lower input delay. I launched ...
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Dual PC setup/Refresh Rate stuck at 60hz

To start, my hardware, and what I am attempting to do: I have a Geforce GTX 1660ti as my graphics card. I am using my laptop as my 2nd pc to stream using a USB capture card. I used to be able to do it ...
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How do I limit display refresh rate on Windows 10?

I have a KVM switch capable of 4k 30 Hz and a display capable of up to 4k 60 Hz. When I connect a new computer with Windows 10 through the KVM switch, it tends to use the highest availabile refresh ...
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How to add a custom resolution in Windows 10?

I am using Windows 10 on a desktop computer and have an old AOC monitor. The problem is: It does not support ANY resolution given by the system, I tried changing refresh rate, screen resolution, etc. ...
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Monitor only running at 60hz?

So I just bought a gaming monitor, the Samsung CRG5 144hz monitor. I have an intel core i5-1035G1 CPU @ 1.00GHz 1.19 GHz, and an intel UHD graphics. The monitor came with its own HDMI cable, which I ...
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Wrong monitor name, resolution, and refresh rate detected; possibly overriden EDID

Laptop: Asus ROG GL552VW-CN108T Monitor: Iiyama G-MASTERG2530HSU-B1 (max 1920x1080 @75hz) OS 1: Windows 10 Edu (21H2) OS 2: Arch Linux (uninstalled in favor of fresh Windows install, but will set up ...
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Is it possible to replace a laptop screen with a different refresh rate?

Suppose, currently, my screen has a 144Hz refresh rate and I want to replace it with a 120 Hz refresh rate screen. Is this possible? I've heard that it is not possible. If it is so, why does it say ...
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DevMode, Videomodedescriptor: Screen Refresh Rate Data

The dmDisplayFrequency in DEVMODE appears to be the vertical {Wikipedia} refresh rate for a monitor- does that necessarily correspond to the VerticalRefreshRateNumerator/VerticalRefreshRateDenominator ...
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How to debug this strange bug that includes VS2019, monitor refresh rate, and NVidia display driver

If I launch Visual Studio 2019 and then open the solution inside it, the scrolling in the code editor is slow. If I launch VS using jump lists (right click VS in the start menu, select recent solution)...
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What is the HDMI refresh rate for Intel® UHD Graphics 630?

The specs say that it supports HDMI at 4096x2304@24-30Hz. Does that mean that it can support a lower resolution at a higher refresh rate? Also, if I use a DisplayPort to HDMI adapter does the refresh ...
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Minecraft caps at 60fps on 144hz monitor, without Vsync + only on linux

i recently switched to zorin OS from windows, thats when i started getting this issue. so, i am on zorin os with a 1080ti gpu EITHER minecraft is capping at 60fps without vsync even when i get more ...
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Does any DisplayPort->HDMI adapter support 1920x1080@75Hz, or do I need to look for something specific?

School's coming and I bought a used PC for my first grader, since there's a good chance there will be remote studying later. Too late however did I realize that it only has DisplayPort outputs. I ...
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Why doesn't my 10-bit monitor use 10-bit?

I build my computer in 2014 with a Z87-Pro, GTX 780 and a Dell U2713HM and I've been using that until now. I just bought a new monitor, the Asus PA329C which is a 10-bit monitor and now use that as my ...
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100Hz monitor not working by default on windows 10

I have this MSI 34inch 100Hz monitor and I'm having a weird issue with it. I'm using it as a second monitor and when windows starts or resumes and if the monitor is at 100Hz it won't show anything, ...
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60Hz on my monitor doesn't feel smooth (feels choppy)

I use this monitor: https://www.cnet.com/products/samsung-syncmaster-e1920nx-lcd-monitor-18-5/ it's a 1360x768 60hz monitor but there is an issue with my pc, the pc couldn't identify it so the driver ...
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How can I detect the maximum refresh-rate output of the VGA card?

I just want to buy a new monitor with a refresh-rate 144Hz, and use it with my old card MSI GTX 1050Ti. So my question is: how can I know my VGA card can output with 144Hz, even I don't play a game. ...
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XPS 13 - one TB port faster than the other?

I have a new XPS 13 9300 with 2x TB3 ports. I use a Dell WD19TB dock to connect to my monitor, an LG 34GK950F. The monitor handles up to 144hz which I make use of through my gaming PC. When connecting ...
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Quick switching between monitor resolution/refresh rate settings in Windows 10

I have a display (LG C9) which I have attached to my Windows 10 PC via HDMI. It has the capability of running at 1080p and 120hz, or at 2160p and 60hz, among many other modes that I have no use for. ...
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Change *default* refresh rate for monitors on Windows 7

I have multi-monitor setup and i'm trying to connect my TV as another monitor. TV doesn't support 60 Hz refresh rate: when i'm enabling it in resolution&presentation screen it turns on, but there ...
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What do frequencies mean for LCD screens?

When computer displays were CRT (cathode ray tube) based, the frequency of the screen was directly linked with the ability to redraw a screen n times every second. It was a complete redraw of the ...
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How is "transfer speed" relevant to a 4k KVM switch?

I'm researching KVM switches to hook my USB keyboard and USB mouse to a Dell laptop running Windows 10 and an Ubuntu 19.10 Linux desktop, so that both can drive a 4k monitor using HDMI cables. My ...
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How to set screen refresh rate on Windows 10 DirectX

I use a Lenovo Legion laptop for gaming (Windows 10 home), connected to an external screen with hdmi, Windows is set to duplicate the same image on both screens, the graphic card is the Nvidia 1050TI. ...
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30 Hertz Video Output on 60 Hertz Monitor

I'm considering purchasing a laptop with two video out ports. One is HDMI at 30 hertz, the other is MiniDP at 60 hertz. I want to use both ports in a dual monitor setup. Both monitors have a 60 hertz ...
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Is Windows GUI FPS lower than refresh rate?

I'm just wondering why in a lot of videos on youtube with 60fps Windows interface looks much smoother than my real interface? If I can see smooth interface on video why I can't see it on my actual ...
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Is changing my refresh from 60Hz to 75Hz dangerous if my pc already has an interlaced option for such?

My monitor has a 1920x1080 at 60Hz although, I was wondering if I could push that to 75Hz at at lower resolution like 1280x720 or 1024x576 because my monitor already has a 75Hz option although, it is ...
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How long does the actual screen update take on a typical monitor?

I'm trying to better understand how a monitor's refresh cycle works. I'm not talking about GPUs or OpenGL or anything like that; I'm purely interested in the hardware side of things. My questions are:...
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Samsung UJ59 4K with HAMA 122211 cable not working @60Hz

I have some hardware issues with my Samsung UJ59 monitor (4K@60Hz). Its connected to my PC using a HAMA 122211 (600MHz/18Gbps with 3840x2160@60Hz supported). When I'm trying to set the refresh rate ...
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How to set +60Hz refresh rate with an Intel CPU?

In the past I've set 144Hz refresh rate in Nvidia control panel. After removing the GPU from my PC I'm stuck at 60Hz (the monitor settings are identical, no changes): My CPU is Intel Core i7-4770K.
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Are there any monitors with little to no ghosting?

For example like on below image. Are there any monitors that have zero ghosting, or at least like 1 or 2 mouse trails like in the image I linked? I've never owned a 1 ms monitor, the lowest I've owned ...
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How to set refresh rate 60Hz on the TV when connected to HDMI?

I've connected my laptop(Windows 10) with the TV using an HDMI cable. The resolution of the laptop is 3840x2160 and the refresh rate 60Hz. The TV's resolution is automatically set as 3840x2160 also, ...
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Auto-Refresh RSS Feed in Excel

I added an XML source using the Developer tab on Excel to load an RSS feed onto Excel. I wanted to make Excel automatically refresh the feed every 30 seconds, however, when I go to the Data tab to ...
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How to set a specific refresh rate for a specific application?

I have a game that is locked to 30 fps. I added a mod that unlocks it to the monitor refresh rate and decreases the game speed (which is locked to the refresh rate) by 50%. This way, if my desktop is ...
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Power BI data refresh timeout

So I have built some dashboards in Power BI that have direct linked data to my access queries that are connected to sql servers. when I refresh them individually they work fine just take some time. ...
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Can I decrease refresh rate of my monitor to 1 FPS

I was curious to see how displays work and would like to see screen drawing slowly at 1 FPS. How is it possible to see? if not possible can we emulate it with any video players like FFmpeg ? or ...
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Motherboard requirements to enable 144hz wih integrated GPU

I am going to build a desktop based on "AMD Ryzen™ 5 2400G with Radeon™ RX Vega 11 Graphics". It has integrated video, so the monitor is going to be connected directly to the motherboard via ...
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Monitor refresh rate evolution?

I believe the refresh rate of a screen has been doubled every decade: 30hz, 60hz, 120hz and maybe 240hz would the norm in the next decade. But this has been confusing debate (usually in gaming forum) ...
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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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