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Windows 7: 59Hz instead of 60Hz !!!

01 Sep 2010   #1
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
59Hz instead of 60Hz !!!

Hey guys, just some slight weirdness after I re-installed 7 on my laptop. The screen refresh rate is stuck @ 59Hz. now i have the option to select 60Hz and when i do it acepts, but then instantly reverts to 59Hz. any thoughts?
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02 Sep 2010   #2
TVeblen

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Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

Check out this post:
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Person comes up with a solution about half way down.
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02 Sep 2010   #3
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Also have a look at this thread - Q; Screen Refresh Rate: 59 or 60Hz

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02 Sep 2010   #4
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

okay, well it look like im at 59.95 ,but unfortunatly im not running a nvidea card. Also to point out from the intel graphics controll panel it says 60Hz but windows says 59.
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so wich should I trust?


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02 Sep 2010   #5
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 


Microsoft answer:

Certain monitors report a TV-compatibility timing of 59.94Hz. Therefore, Windows 7 exposes two frequencies, 59Hz and 60Hz, for every resolution that is supported at that timing. The 59Hz setting makes sure that a TV-compatible timing is always available for an application such as Windows Media Center. The 60Hz setting maintains compatibility for applications that expect 60Hz.

In Windows 7, when a user selects 60Hz, the OS stores a value of 59.94Hz. However, 59Hz is shown in the Screen refresh rate in Control Panel, even though the user selected 60Hz.

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02 Sep 2010   #6
ionbasa

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Okay, so basicly nothing to wory about. Thank you everyone. Will mark as solved.
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17 Dec 2015   #7
Jose Sal

Win 7 Enterprise x64
 
 
59 Hz vs 60 Hz.

I have bought a Atvio 55 4k UHD screen and had the issue of the refresh rate. After weeks of getting the right resolution I solved the 59 to 60 to 59 issue. Basically you need to start by Windows recognizing your screen parameters. Usually it will recognize a simple basic PNP monitor and give you the 59Hz for it. You have to look for the screen driver on the net or create one. I had to create mine using Monitor asset manager (MonInfo) display info tool (no advertising intended) it's a freeware. Save it's information as monitor.inf to be used in setting it up. Next go to device manager and do a screen setup, and when prompted use the Have disk option and reference to your created monitor.inf file. Once there download the latest driver for your video card. UN-INSTALL your current video card driver and do a restart of the system. Verify your monitor info is being used by Windows, and then install your new video card driver. Video card driver will now take the monitor information and setup the correct parameters.
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18 Dec 2015   #8
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

Too late mate. Stop bumping old topics.
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