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Author Topic: Help: Utility to force set monitor/LCD refresh rate  (Read 505 times)


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Help: Utility to force set monitor/LCD refresh rate
« on: February 06, 2016, 09:35:10 PM »
Does anyone know of a utility to force a refresh rate? I would like my lcd monitor to stay at 60Hz and not not flip back to 59.9Hz.

All this started when I upgraded to a newer nvidia video card (and drivers because the old drivers wouldn't recognize the newer video card).

Basically whenever I am watching a video or playing a game, my monitor flickers briefly and displays 60.0Hz. Soon as I stop playing the video or game, it flickers briefly and displays 59.9Hz.

Discovered that whenever something uses the video card for anything other than displaying the desktop/browsing, the refresh change flicker happens. Really annoying. >:(

I have set the refresh rate to 60 under advanced settings of the display drivers but still flips back and forth based on the gpu usage.

Any ideas?


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Re: Help: Utility to force set monitor/LCD refresh rate
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2016, 06:47:20 PM »
Could this be because of nVidia's G-Sync?

Any way to disable it and check?