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Hello,

I recently went to 75Hz, finding out my monitor can display it, but every so often the screen will go black for about 10 seconds then come back?

Help?

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there is no need for LCDs to display higher that 60hz.
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Yes there is. 75 refreshes in a second is better than 60 last time I checked, which allows for higher actual framerates in games. A monitor going blank is pretty funky. Have you tried using another cable?
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I run all of my LCDs @ 75hz... heck the one I'm using @ work is running 75hz.
    
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Originally Posted by max302 View Post
Yes there is. 75 refreshes in a second is better than 60 last time I checked, which allows for higher actual framerates in games. A monitor going blank is pretty funky. Have you tried using another cable?

for CRTs maybe, LCD's don't have the flicker problem that CRT's do because LCD's don't actually turn on and off, but rather they just change colors.
post #6 of 14
Could be an overheating issue? I don't know if refresh rate is necessarily correlated to heat output, but it might be, and it might be causing overheating. I'd say put it back to the lowest supported refresh rate and see if that helps. Also, keep in mind, you can force your monitor to use refresh rates higher than what it is rated for--so just 'cause you can doesn't mean you should.
    
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for CRTs maybe, LCD's don't have the flicker problem that CRT's do because LCD's don't actually turn on and off, but rather they just change colors.
And at 75 hz, they change color faster. They don't put a CRT rating on LCDs just for the lulz.
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Noting is overheating, and my Monitor apparently can use 75Hz according to the internet.
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Well, just 'cause the monitor itself doesn't feel any warmer than usual, it doesn't mean it's not overheating. My girlfriend had a samsung monitor that would just go black all of a sudden (for longer than 10 seconds). Turns out it was getting too hot and one of the electrical connections/solder joints was coming loose when the components heated up and expanded. But hers would happen only when it got warm in the apartment, like above 75-80F. Have you tried blowing a fan over/around your monitor for better airflow to see if that helps? Overheating is the only thing that comes to mind...sorry!
    
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I think it only happens when playing games O_o
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