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Windows 7: 59Hz

20 Oct 2009   #231
jimmyt1988

win 7
 
 

So I reported this officially to Microsoft and the MSDN community etc.

Let's hope they bring out a proper fix. Glad I could be temp help!


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20 Oct 2009   #232
falkenjeff

windows 7, windows XP, Ubuntu
 
 

My laptop is a lenovo T500 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650. Only my TV was doing the 59hz thing (possibly only at 1920 by 1080, but I'd have to check). My laptop monitor likes 60hz just fine.

(Thought I'd post more info just for the hell of it, someone else might be reading this topic).
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20 Oct 2009   #233
Urbwolf

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Using gateway 26" 1080p 1900x1200 native res.. The monitor is supposed to work upto 75hz at this resolution but i have had the same problem being stuck at 59hz. I used jimmyt fix and got it working at 60hz finally, At first the test wouldnt show up for 60.000 hz so i changed it to 59.999 hz and the allowed resolution hz opened up to 55.000 - 65.000 hz. I put in 60.000hz and this time the test button worked. checked nvidia control and it showed 60hz. restarted and it stays 60hz. good fix.. thanks. been wondering why it defaulted to 59hz. then seen this post.
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21 Oct 2009   #234
Zirro

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I tried Urbwolf's approach and it worked.

Thanks Jimmyt1988 and Urbwolf for solving this long-standing annoying problem.
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21 Oct 2009   #235
jdop

windows 7 64bit
 
 

Tried this and while the custom res is there, it pops right back to 59 when I apply the setting. And looks like the .001 doesn't stick.

Whats the problem?? Win 7 x64
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21 Oct 2009   #236
DHAmoKK

Windows 7 RC x64
 
 

Hello

Well, it doesn't work for me, even though the control panel tells me, I can go up to 61hz. I'll give that 'direct refresh' program a try. But I better don't expect anything :/

//edit
I just tried it, no changes. The tool tells me, I'm using 60hz now, but my monitor knows better
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21 Oct 2009   #237
Deanos

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Urbwolf View Post
Using gateway 26" 1080p 1900x1200 native res.. The monitor is supposed to work upto 75hz at this resolution but i have had the same problem being stuck at 59hz. I used jimmyt fix and got it working at 60hz finally, At first the test wouldnt show up for 60.000 hz so i changed it to 59.999 hz and the allowed resolution hz opened up to 55.000 - 65.000 hz. I put in 60.000hz and this time the test button worked. checked nvidia control and it showed 60hz. restarted and it stays 60hz. good fix.. thanks. been wondering why it defaulted to 59hz. then seen this post.

OMG!!!!! Finally!!!!!!!!!!!

I have got my system running at 60Hz now!
edit: Max I can set it too now is 61Hz!!!!

As Urbwolf mentions above, go into custom, and set the Hz to 59.999. Remember the max was 60.000!!!
Now, click test, it accepts it, then exit.
Go back in and it is now set to 60Hz!

Also as mentioned above, if you go back in to change the Hz again, it is now "magically" opened, but mine was from 58.000 to 61.000!

But all good for now!

I'll keep an eye on things and report back if anything changes again!!!!!!!!!

edit: 1 thing I have just picked up now is that it still doesn't resolve the issue of the monitor blanking out every so often!
Oh well...
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21 Oct 2009   #238
Duesco

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

This didn't work. I try to apply the 60Hz custom res and it switches back to the 59Hz res.
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21 Oct 2009   #239
Deanos

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Duesco View Post
This didn't work. I try to apply the 60Hz custom res and it switches back to the 59Hz res.
It should work just fine....

Just retrace your steps, and make sure that you do it exactly as mentioned above!

Worked for me!
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21 Oct 2009   #240
Duesco

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

I did. I followed the procedure four times. No dice.
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