Windows 10: Changing (reducing) a monitor's refresh rate?
Changing (reducing) a monitor's refresh rate?
Is it safe to change a monitor's default refresh rate - in other words force it to run at a slower refresh rate. Mine has a default of 59Hz and I want to run it at 30Hz. It appears that I can do this in the nVidia driver software but I do not want to risk damage to the monitor. I would want to run at this slower refresh rate for several hours at a time.
Its fine go for it , worst thing that will happen is youll get an "out of range " error , if thast happens it'll reset itself after 10 seconds , those errors only really pop up when you try to exceed the refresh rate so you should be good
To achieve that you should use VSYNC option with half refresh rate.
I don't know why you want to do that but either case, you can get more finer control with a tool like nVidia Inspector (nVidia) or RadeonPro (AMD). Lots of options there, like frame cappers and such.
he doesnt need to use vsync or nvidia inspector
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