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    Resolutions and refresh rates

    Does anyone run their monitors at a refresh rate lower than 85 Hz?
    Cos my monitor doesn't go any higher than 1024x768 at 85Hz, I'm trying it at 1152x864 at 75Hz, and it's pretty flickery compared to what I'm used to. I like the res, but not sure if I'll get used to it!

    What resolution/refresh rate do you lot use?
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    1024x768x75

    on a tft so refresh is irrelevant \o/

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    1600x1200 @ 75Hz.. i can 'see' 60Hz, need to find way of getting rid of the 60Hz d3d/openGL lock in windows2000, its rather gay

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    Quote Originally Posted by streetster
    1600x1200 @ 75Hz.. i can 'see' 60Hz, need to find way of getting rid of the 60Hz d3d/openGL lock in windows2000, its rather gay
    Use "RefreshForce" or "Powerstrip"
    ... anything less than 85Hz is a bit too harsh on the old eyes.

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    1024x768 @ 85hz or 1280 x 960 @ 75hz
    85hz definetly looks better

    It might be the right time to invest in a new monitor howard, especially if it flickers at 1152x864 at 75Hz!.

    The flickering seems to me to be your monitor running a higher hz than it can handle.
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    I use 1280x960 (4:3 as it should be) at 85Hz although it can handle up to 100Hz at that rez.

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