[rescue] 1600SW and refresh rates

Mike Meredith mike at blackhairy.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 17 14:35:50 CDT 2003

On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 00:52:21 -0500
Kevin <kevin at mpcf.com> wrote:
> This might be a silly question but is 1600x1024 @ 60Hz as
> displayed on a flat screen (SGI 1600SW) roughly the same
> quality as 1600x1024 @ 60Hz on a normal CRT?  
> A refresh rate of 60Hz pretty much sucks on a CRT.  Does the
> same apply with flat screens?

I've missed any possible answers to this, so forgive me if I'm repeating
what others have said ...

60Hz is certainly good enough if you're using an LCD (and yes my eyes do
hate 60Hz on a CRT). In fact judging by my setup here, you might get a
better display by lowering from 76Hz to 60Hz (I'm using a Sony 18" on an

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