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Windows 7: 59Hz

21 Oct 2009   #241


Well, perhaps somebody else will eventually come up with another quick fix or even MS or Nvidia will release a patch or something to fix it properly!

We can only wait and see what happens!

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21 Oct 2009   #242

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2

Not having troubled to reread all 240+ posts, but...

I have an Ati 4870 card (XFX brand) and am stuck with the same problem on my Hann 25" monitor. Like the rest here I am stuck at 59Hz on a monitor supposedly capable of 75Hz.

Any hope for us Ati people?
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22 Oct 2009   #243

Windows 7 RC x64


As an addition to my previous post:
The tool works as far as every program shows 60hz, including windows itself and the nvidia control panel. My monitor though still shows 59,8hz, not 59,9hz (yeah, it really is that small difference that sucks ...).
That tool also doesn't help within games. So my desktop will work now at e.g. 1024x768@60hz (I can set that refresh rate without that tool, too), incl. monitors own upscaling, but in-game (e.g. A Vampyre Story) will still run at 59hz.

That makes this tool perfectly useless for me :/
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23 Oct 2009   #244

windows 7, windows XP, Ubuntu

Talking about DirectRefresh? I can't help you if your monitor is giving you information, as mine doesn't. I used dxdiag to check my refresh rate, but I don't think it shows decimal places (or I've never used a fraction of a hz).

A note about the tool for anyone reading this, if you leave your cursor inside the cell you are editing, it probably won't work. Click a different cell.

I'm tired so ignore me if I'm being stupid.
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24 Oct 2009   #245

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

that answer on post 224 worked for me! Everything says running at 60hz now. I don't know why the stupid menu option wouldn't work. But thank you thank you for that answer!

Hopefully all the other timing stuff is good staying as is, cause I didn't change any of it.
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28 Oct 2009   #246

Windows 7 64bit Ultimate Build 7100

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by jimmyt1988 View Post


After frustrating countless hours, I found a fix that works like a charmmmm.

- Go to Nvidia Control Panel
- Go to Add resolution
- Create Custom Resolution
- Click on Timing
- Click on Manual
- Set refresh rate to 60.001 Hz
- Press Apply, and Have funnnn
Thanks for this solution. It worked for me. I just hope that the final retail version of Windows 7 has it fixed. I am on build 7100 right now.

Also this post I am quoting is the post #224 that HeroGhost mention. thanks for mention it HeroGhost.
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28 Oct 2009   #247

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

No it hasnt fixed it as Im on the box version of windows.
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31 Oct 2009   #248

Windows 7 Professional x64

Firstly, this didn't work for me as the manual options won't let me set a refresh rate above 60.000Hz.

Secondly, is anyone suffering from this issue getting a kind of stuttering effect periodically when watching TV in Media Center?
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31 Oct 2009   #249

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Vertigo, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Try the steps in this tutorial below instead. It should work for you.

Screen Refresh Rate - Custom for NVIDIA Brand

Hope this helps,
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31 Oct 2009   #250

Windows 7 Professional x64

Hi Shawn

Ok well I did all of that for both monitors but it won't actually select the new custom entry. If I try to select it and Apply then it comes up with the box asking if I want to keep the settings but, when I click OK, it switches back to the original one under PC with the 59Hz refresh rate
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