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Is it safe to override a CRTs refresh rate?

ATI Tray Tools says that my CRT supports up to 120Hz refresh. But Im limited to 60Hz at 1280 X 1024. Would it be safe to override it and set it to say - 70Hz?
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When you override the Refresh rate the Screen will not technically support it and your screen will go fuzzy and will not work until you reboot. Also i advise you not to do this if you have ATITOOLS start up in a profile as when windows starts up it will force this refresh rate straight away and you will not be able to work with your Computer..You may then need to go into safe mode.
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Yeah listen to him I have done these before i got alitte better fps but that it went all fuzzy and safe mode.
    
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Yeah listen to him I have done these before i got alitte better fps but that it went all fuzzy and safe mode.
Thanks .Nice to know you have the Support.
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So should I try it? Its a pretty new monitor so Id think it would be able to handle it.
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I have a HP monitor that works at 60hz and it makes your eyes a little sore after a while, 70hz - 75hz is much better but be careful, if your monitor starts to sqweel after its been on stand-by its telling you it cant really handle it.
    
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