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I don't know about ATI. But for me, I know my monitor does 75Hz but the drivers only show 60Hz in Windows 7. But Nvidia has an option to add custom resolutions and custom refresh rates so I just add the 75Hz option.
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post #12 of 17
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Originally Posted by QuinnMallory View Post
Well according to their page it says the same thing 55-75hz.
The monitor is probably capable of 75Hz but not at native resolution. Lower the resolution to the minimum and you should 75Hz as an option.
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Nope, sorry, can't run 75Hz @ 1920x1080. 75Hz is just the highest refresh-rate for the res. that will run it. Which is probably 1440x900 or something.
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75hz is only for specific resolutions; you have to find out
my monitor goes to 75hz at 800x600
yours might be it too

i can enable v-sync at that resolution and get 75fps
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The monitor is probably capable of 75Hz but not at native resolution. Lower the resolution to the minimum and you should 75Hz as an option.
False advertising then...

Return it if you're unhappy with that.

They can't have it say 75Hz, but secretly it only works on some resolutions. They need to specify that. I imagine it was a big selling point for OP.
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False advertising then...

Return it if you're unhappy with that.

They can't have it say 75Hz, but secretly it only works on some resolutions. They need to specify that. I imagine it was a big selling point for OP.
No LCD monitor at 1680x1050 (and above) can run a refresh rate higher than 60Hz. At least in my experience with 4 that I've had, and friend's monitors. This isn't anything new with LCDs, and certainly isn't false advertising. You just have to read up on how LCDs work. So it's pointless returning the monitor. Return it for what, another LCD monitor that only does 60Hz at 1920x1080? They ALL are like this. It's why 120Hz LCDs are all the rave, because they actually can run 120Hz at such high resolutions. Obviously opt for that next time.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 11/8/09 at 11:21pm
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... the specs say it has a vertical refresh rate of 75 Hz. If it doesn't support 75 Hz and the specs say it does, that's false advertising. It hardly matters that many other monitors at the same resolution only do 60 Hz. Besides, by your logic, it would be okay if a 120 Hz monitor supported only 60 Hz at that resolution.

But I really think there's another problem here and we're getting sidetracked.
Edited by Coma - 11/9/09 at 2:15am
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