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Hello folks,

So I have an benq xl2411t which I originally bought for my upcoming watercooled build. Haven't used it much yet. Today I decided to play some counter strike 1.6 using this monitor and my gaming laptop and I wanted to play on 144hz. I have a hd6690m videochip which is surely able to push 144hz in an old game. I am unable to select 120hz(144hz isn't even available) in 1080p in my catalyst drivers. Everytime I try to enable the 120hz option to 1080p the resolution option automatically hops back to 1024x768.

Things I checked:
-My laptop has a DVI-I port which is dual link
-My cable is dual link
-My catalyst mobility drivers are up-to-date (in 13.1 I also experienced the same issue so I updated it to 13.11 two second ago)

Could this be purposefully enable for mobility drivers?

Can anyone help my trying to solve this? sadsmiley.gif


Thanks in advance.
    
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You need DVI-D. Your laptop won't be able to output 120hz.
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You need DVI-D. Your laptop won't be able to output 120hz.
But DVI-I is dual link...


the bottom left one is the one my laptop has. It is 100% sure dual link.
    
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This is very likely dumb advice, but I changed my refresh rate on the XL2420TE through desktop (rightclick --> Screen Resolution --> Advanced Settings --> Monitor tab), rather than through my GPU drivers. I highly doubt it's any different, but ya never know.
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It has to be D. I'm positive. The pins are different. Even though it looks like its the same, apparently dual link dvi i is a mix of analog and digital while dual link dvi d is pure digital. Thats what I got off wikipedia. Even on my gtx 780, there are two dvi slots and only the dvi-d can support it. Im not at home so I cant test but im 99.999999% positive
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It has to be D. I'm positive. The pins are different. Even though it looks like its the same, apparently dual link dvi i is a mix of analog and digital while dual link dvi d is pure digital. Thats what I got off wikipedia. Even on my gtx 780, there are two dvi slots and only the dvi-d can support it. Im not at home so I cant test but im 99.999999% positive
Oh well, no 120hz on my laptop in that case. No problem since this monitor is intended for my upcoming build anyhow. Might even sell it soon for g-sync or that new eizo IPS with 120hz. cheers for the help thumb.gif
    
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Np. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news frown.gif
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