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How bad is 60hz for the eyes ?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Raizy, Jan 10, 2008.

  1. Raizy New Member

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    I'm using the same HDTV in this guide using a VGA cable (will be ordering a DVI/HDMI cable soon) http://www.osnews.com/story/18375/Review-iLO-LCT32HA36-HDTV/

    The TV's refresh rate is 60 hz, and I can't set it any higher in the monitor settings. I will probably damage it anyways if I force it to do 75 hz.

    I'm about 3-4 feet away from it. Also, is it worth the 20 bucks to buy this DVI to HDMI cable? Is VGA just as good?
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    60Hz is only bad for the eyes when used on a CRT type TV or monitor.
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    Okay thanks, have you got a quick source by any chance?

    nevermind googled it, but if you got a good source please share ;)
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    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    my brain.
    this is just something i picked up in the line of building computers, experience perse.
    LCD's refresh rates don't need to ever be changed from 60Hz because when coupled with the response time there's no flickering. This is due to the fact that instead of using a beam that sweeps back and forth to produce an image as in a CRT, you have a constant backlight and liquid crystals that change in order to produce the image.
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