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Easiest way I found for ATI  was to use Custom Resolution Utility by Toasty X

 

Give me a while and I will do a how to (step by step)

 

I don't think there is much risk at all and we will be going baby steps first.

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post #102 of 1116

You need this to add the custom refresh rates.

 

http://www.toastyx.net/cru-preview.zip

 

Unzip it to desk top, then open.

 

Should look like this

1.JPG

 

Highlight same as what I have done (blue) and click edit.

You should get this.

2.JPG

 

Take a screen shot of this or use snipping tool.

 

Now under "Detailed resolutions (4 maximum)" we are going to add a few more 2560 x 1440 resolutions with higher refresh rates.

 

Click add and you will get this

3.JPG

 

Fill in the details from the screen shot you made, but set the Refresh rate to 65Hz (some of the fields will automatically fill in for you as you copy over the details)

Then click ok

Main box should now look like this.

4.JPG

 

 

Now you can add another two more...with refresh rates of 70Hz and 75Hz

 

Should look like this.

5.JPG

 

 

 

When you are at that point, click export and reboot.

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post #103 of 1116
Wish Canadian stores carried this and that it was like way cheaper. Heh.

EDIT: Incidentally, would a monitor like that be able to handle 1600x1200 (an old 4:3 resolution)? Some older games have this in their settings.
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post #104 of 1116

Now after reboot go to Control Panel > Display > Screen Resolution > Advanced settings > Monitor.

6.JPG

 

Try 65Hz, then 70Hz and so on..if you get to 75Hz ( or even 70Hz for that matter) its looking good.

If a screen refresh does not work and you get a grey screen or what ever, wait 15seconds and it will revert back to the previous settings .

If you do get to 75Hz and all is well, then edit the settings in CRU to try higher refresh rates.

 

Good luck thumb.gif


Edited by quakermaas - 5/16/12 at 10:16am
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post #105 of 1116
Thanks Quaker, will update later tonite.
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Anyone try it with a macbook? I'd rather buy a $10 display port to mini display port cable rather than spend $80 on a mini display to DL DVI adapter.
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Whoever on this thread that got this monitor... can you confirm how it is for gaming? Especially playing first person shooters where input lag may bother extreme gamers?
post #108 of 1116
hmm.. and finding this thread a day after i get my U2412m setup with the rest of my monitors...
my local store is showing 8 on hand.. wonder if they have one out on display.. almost tempted to buy one and try it out.. lol thumb.gif
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Unfortunately, I'm not a "pro" gamer nor do I play FPS's often. BF3 looked awesome w/ no lag or issues but I have no frame of reference on input lag nor the knowledge to test. I'm open to any suggestions though.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shibuya View Post

Anyone try it with a macbook? I'd rather buy a $10 display port to mini display port cable rather than spend $80 on a mini display to DL DVI adapter.

 

My macbook has no problems using a mini dp to dp on 27" monitors.

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