Changing the refresh rate of my LCD

Behrang Saeedzadeh behrangsa at
Sun Oct 16 21:49:36 UTC 2005

Thanks for the information. Frankly I didn't know this. But I thought that
changing the refresh rate might solve the unstability of my screen, though
it didn't...


On 10/17/05, Lee Braiden <lee_b at> wrote:
> On Sunday 16 October 2005 20:45, Behrang Saeedzadeh wrote:
> > In the "Screen Resolution Preferences" dialog box I have only one option
> > for the refresh rate of my LCD which is 60Hz, but I know that my LCD
> > supports higher refresh rates. How can I set the refresh rate to one of
> > these higher values?
> Just to check... are you aware that LCD monitor refresh rates don't matter
> as
> much as CRT refresh rates do? It'll help when playing very fast games, or
> maybe when fast-forwarding through video on a high-end workstation, or if
> you're playing 100hz HDTV through your monitor. For most general purpose
> stuff though, I think you'd never notice, and it might push your graphics
> card's performance down a bit.
> --
> Lee Braiden
> --
> ubuntu-users mailing list
> ubuntu-users at


Behrang Saeedzadeh
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list