How to Check Monitor Refresh Rate Windows 10
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You just bought a new monitor that claims to have a refresh rate of 144Hz, and now you are stuck with the settings. Do not worry; in this article, we will guide you step by step on how to check and change the hertz of a monitor in Windows 10.
First, you need to activate the higher refresh rate on your monitor. For this, you need to go to settings and click on the System tab.
Go to advanced display settings to check the exact current refresh rate of your monitor. If you want to change your monitor's refresh rate, you need to click display adapter properties and then select the Monitor tab. Now open the dropdown menu, and here you will see different options. You can choose the required screen refresh rate from the menu.
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What is 144Hz/ 120Hz/165Hz/240Hz in Monitor?
In case you do not know about the monitor refresh rate, let me clear this term. You might hear that this monitor has 114Hz, 120Hz, 165Hz, 240Hz refresh rate. There is a range of refresh rates available in different models of monitors ranging from 60Hz to 240Hz.
The monitor having a 60Hz research rate will show 60 frames in a second, and the 114Hz refresh rate will show 114 frames in each second. The rule of thumb is that the higher the refresh rate, the better the monitor display's resolution.
The gamers like to have a higher refresh rate, as then they can have good gaming experiences with higher refresh rates.
The prices of high refresh rate monitors are higher than the ones having less refresh rate. You should know that the picture quality depends on different features, so the monitor refresh rate is an additional feature, so do not think that the monitor with less refresh rate will have low picture quality.
How can I test my monitor Hertz Windows 10?
If you want to test your monitor Hertz on Windows 10, you need to go through the following steps. First, open the settings of Windows 10, then open the system and click display. After this, open advanced display settings. Now click the display adapter properties and then click the monitor tab. Now you must select your monitor's advertised refresh rate. You can do this by clicking the on-screen refresh rate list. Finally, click Ok.
How do I set my monitor to 144hz?
Now, if you want to set your monitor refresh rate to 144Hz, then follow these steps. Go to your desktop and right-click on the screen. You will find an option of screen resolution; click on it. Now select the advanced settings and then select the Monitor tab. From here, you will get a dropdown menu and it will show you a few options of different refresh rates. You can click on 144Hz and then close it.
So you are all done with changing the refresh rate of your monitor to 144Hz.