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

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What do frequencies mean for LCD screens?

When screens were cathodic, 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 screen and there was no other way ...
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Cause for screen tearing if frame rate is consistent?

Just curious as to the reason this would happen given the following: Fraps indicates a consistent 60 frames. 4k television running at native resolution at 60 FPS (tried both 59.9 and 60 FPS in game ...
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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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Why do green and sometimes static horizontal lines appear when using 50" HD TV as monitor at 60 Hz?

The following are my specifications: R9 290x (I use the display port as per specs to get the 60 Hz) Hitachi 50" 4K HD Roku TV 7410x Model 50R81 Recommended 3840 x 2160 (Windows or AMD)? Samsung 32" ...
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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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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?