[thelist] refresh rate [was wish list]

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 2 09:34:33 CDT 2003

--- Hershel Robinson <hershelr at netvision.net.il> wrote:
> > When I switched to a higher refresh rate I instantly felt my 
> > eyes relax. It's sort of like the pain you never knew you had 
> > until it went away.
> I second this suggestion. I had my monitor running at 60Hz and I
> was happy with it--flicker free in fact. Until a friend of mine 
> who is a graphic designer came over. He took one look at it and 
> asked me how I could bear it. We changed it to something over 60 
> and I instantly saw what he was seeing.
> The screen image suddenly become solid.

How far does this benefit go? What if you are a 70 and you move it to
75? Is "higher always better"? I've never understood the whole
refresh thing.

I just switched mine from 70 - 75 and notice no difference here at


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