How to change the refresh rate of the display on Windows 10

Windows 10 offers you a number of options to customize your PC, if you have built a gaming rig running on Windows 10, you can set the refresh rate of the display. Many gaming PCs have a higher refresh rate monitor such as 120 Hz or 144 Hz. If you think your PC has a monitor with a higher refresh rate and you want to change it, here’s what you can do.

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What exactly the refresh rate does? The refresh rate counts the number of times the display refreshes every second it is on. A 60 Hz display refreshes 60 times per second while a 120 Hz display refreshes 120 times per second. Choosing a 120 Hz display over 60 Hz will benefit the user to play games at as much as 120 frames per second.

How to change the refresh rate of the display [Windows 10]

  1. Right-click on the empty area on the desktop and choose Display settings. You can also press the keyboard shortcut Windows Key + I to open the Windows Settings and navigate to System -> Display.
  2. Under Display Settings, scroll down and click on Advanced display settings.
  3. Click on Display adaptor properties for Display 1 (or Display 2 whichever display you are using as your primary).
  4. A new window will open, choose the Monitor tab, and from here, you can choose the refresh rate using the drop-down menu as shown below.

This way you can change the refresh rate of the display on Windows 10.

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