If your monitor is flickering or becoming unstable, you might want to change the refresh rate. You can manually adjust the refresh rate of your Windows 10 monitor.
What’s the Refresh Rate?
Refresh rate refers to the speed at which an image is refreshed every second by a monitor. Monitors with low refresh rates can cause flickering.
It all depends on the application that you use. For visually intensive tasks like gaming, the recommended refresh rates are 144Hz or 240Hz.
How do you change the refresh rate of your monitor in Windows 10
To change the refresh rate on your monitor, right-click on the desktop. Right click on any empty area on your desktop.
- Next select Display settings from the pop-up menu. You can also access this information by clicking Start > Settings> Display.
- Next, select Advanced display settings. You will find this section on the right under the Multiple display section.
- Select View adapter properties under the monitor.
- Click the Monitor tab in the new window. This tab is located at the top of your window.
- Next, choose a refresh rate from the Screen refresh rate menu. A different refresh rate can be selected from the drop-down list.
- Click OK for confirmation.
Now you know how to adjust the refresh rate of your monitor. You can make your screen more beautiful with our step-by-step guide to calibrating your Windows 10 monitor.