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    Apparently it only seems to work with nVida cards. I've got my monitor overclocked to 75Hz, up from 60hz/ which was achieved by going up in small increments.

    http://3dvision-blog.com/tag/evga-pixel-clock-oc/

    A link to EVGA Pixel Clock OC: http://3dvision-blog.com/wp-content/...xelclockoc.exe
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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    trippy Idea,.....It worked for you in a noticable way?

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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    The picture seems smoother. I tried pushing it higher but my Monitor/TV stop responding at 78hz.. so I backed off to 75hz.

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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    im going to try this

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    hm seems my monitor isn't supported so it doesn't really work for me

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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    If you find yourself staring at a 60hz monitor all day then this is particularly useful to stop eyestrain/headaches. The faster the Hertz(refresh rate) the easier it is on your eyes. 75hz and higher is optimal

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    OK, I'll try it out.

    Edit: I got to 66Hz with my old Viewsonic 22" screen. It seems to look better, but who knows for sure? LOL! (may be my mind screwed up after all of them Shrooms in my youth)
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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    Yeah, but did they mention if using the program, shortens the life of your monitor ?

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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    My understanding is that it’s actually pretty safe. But the usual small print applies. Move up in very small steps.

    I’ll probably be running my HDTV at 75Hz from here on in.


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    Is there any way to OC the monitor on AMD?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Yeah, but did they mention if using the program, shortens the life of your monitor ?
    Overclocking your CPU has been said to shorten its life as well. Has that stop you? Overclocking Monitors, CPUs, GPUs etc all carry a risk.. Do it responsibly. Don't drop 8000000hz on the monitor then complain it broke your display.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Is there any way to OC the monitor on AMD?
    Custom Resolution Utility (CRU)


    Not as straight forward(easy) as the nVidia program.
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    Default Re: Overclock your Monitor - nVidia

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    OK, I'll try it out.

    Edit: I got to 66Hz with my old Viewsonic 22" screen. It seems to look better, but who knows for sure? LOL! (may be my mind screwed up after all of them Shrooms in my youth)
    Is that as high as it will go? Drop it to 65hz and let it ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil' Dead View Post
    Is that as high as it will go? Drop it to 65hz and let it ride!
    I left it at 66Hz. and all is well so far. This is an old screen, I'll try it with one of the newer ones later on.

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    Do I need to use DVI for this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    Do I need to use DVI for this?
    Nope, i'm using HDMI.

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