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post #1 of 13
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Is forcing a refresh rate bad?

My LCD supports 1920x1200 at 60hz. Is forcing it to 75hz bad on the monitor?

I've set it to 75hz and i'm not seeing any problems.. The main reason for this is 75hz makes the mouse respond alot better. (Google: LCD input lag)
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dude. That's very bad for it...lol. Change it back before you break something.
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post #3 of 13
(rightclick\\settings\\advanced\\monitor check the box that says "do not display refresh rated that my monitor does not support then select the highest viola!
    
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post #4 of 13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Chosen
(rightclick\\settings\\advanced\\monitor check the box that says "do not display refresh rated that my monitor does not support then select the highest viola!
Yea thats what I did but i'd like to know bad it is for it to force 15hz more..

Its on warranty atm so if i broke something it really wouldnt matter.. lol
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post #5 of 13
if the "do not display refresh rated my monitor does not support" is checked I HIGHLY doubt any damage will befall your monitor.
    
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post #6 of 13
lol mines rated for 60hrts at 1280x1024 and I have it up to 180! Nothing so far but they're just cheapo CRTs.
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post #7 of 13
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Yea.. but I want to display it at a higher than supported refresh rate.. lol

My friend says its not bad but i'd kind of like some opinions before I put a 800$ monitor into a unsupported refresh rate =/
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post #8 of 13
go for it if its under warrenty. All i think it'd do is use more power/make more heat
    
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post #9 of 13
1 - It's not GOOD. Trust me!

2 - The mouse can't possibly work better...60Hz is plenty on an LCD....

Maybe it's just me...but I don't like screwing up my stuff..I'd never set my monitor over 60Hz.
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post #10 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sideburns
1 - It's not GOOD. Trust me!

2 - The mouse can't possibly work better...60Hz is plenty on an LCD....

Maybe it's just me...but I don't like screwing up my stuff..I'd never set my monitor over 60Hz.
some LCDs can go over 70hz. it's listed in their specs. i can't find the refresh rates for his monitor though.
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