new monitor

  deepblueuk 20:05 08 Jan 03
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  deepblueuk 20:05 08 Jan 03

I've just bought a new monitor it is set to default settings of 60hz i'm running it @1024x768 would it be better running at 70hz all all i use my computer for is surfing no gaming, any advise gratefully accepted

  BRYNIT 20:23 08 Jan 03

It would be better runing at a higher resolution as creates a better picture and easyer on the eyes

  deepblueuk 20:36 08 Jan 03

it says it can run at 85hz but i did'nt know weather to try it or not ?

  deepblueuk 21:41 08 Jan 03

would setting it to it's maximum be best ?

  Joe McG 21:51 08 Jan 03

deepblueuk, if it's a 17" monitor, you should set it to 1024 x 768, 32 bit colour and an 85hz refresh rate, the only obstacle you may have to this, is if your gfx card cannot support it.

  DieSse 22:24 08 Jan 03

If it's a TFT monitor, the normal setting is 60Hz

If it's a CRT monitor (normal type with tube) - then the best setting (as has been said), is 85Hz.

If it is a TFT, look in the manual for the standard setting - it is quite importatnt to use this on a TFT display.

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