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Refresh Rate in DirectX Applications

Posted August 2002 by Steve Sinchak

Have you ever had headache while playing a game? Did you ever noticed a low refresh rate in your game? Here is a solution how to change it.

  1. Select Start > Run, and type "dxdiag".
  2. When the dialog appears find the last tab, and click "Override" (or somthing similar).
  3. Just type your Value (be careful, dont type a value that your graphics card or monitor can't do!). Click Ok, and that is it!

Remember you changed the refresh rate only for DirectX Applications, not for OpenGL.

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