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You may already know that you can increase your computer's performance by overclocking your processor or graphics card, but did you know that you can overclock your monitor as well?

Overclocking the display will increase the refresh rate, ultimately improving the fluidity of the overall experience. Overclocking a monitor is very simple. In this article, we will introduce how to overclock your monitor and the benefits and risks that come with it.

Before we begin to understand how to overclock a monitor, it is best to understand the possible limitations of our equipment and any unnecessary risks that overclocking may cause. Before overclocking, it's best to check your warranty to see if doing so will invalidate it. In some cases, it will. Overclocking will not cause too much damage to your monitor, but if it is not covered by the guarantee, please note that you continue to take risks. The refresh rate of

overclocked monitors rarely damages the internal hardware, but the function of each monitor is different. High-end gaming monitors sometimes offer overclocking options, so if you want to stick to overclocking, then look out for one of these options when considering a newer monitor. The main risk of

overclocking is to shorten the life of the display. It should only shorten the lifespan briefly, but basically an increase in the screen refresh rate requires a faster current, which will increase the power output. Increased power draws more power from the power supply and generates more heat internally, which of course wears out components over time.

Understanding the benefit is understanding what the refresh rate is. Your monitor's refresh rate is the number of times the image is refreshed per second, usually 60 Hz is sufficient. But higher-powered graphics cards provide higher frame rates. When the frame rate on your GPU is out of sync with its refresh rate (60Hz + 120 FPS), you may experience screen tearing, resulting in a jittery experience. Therefore, by increasing the refresh rate to match the frame rate as much as possible, you can eliminate some of these problems. No matter what graphics card your setup is,

overclocking is similar, but we will describe it below.

As we mentioned earlier, monitor overclocking is relatively easy. First, you need to navigate to the Nvidia control panel (right-click on the desktop). Once opened, you should be on the "Change Resolution" page. Scroll down from this page and select the "Custom" box under "Resolution".

Next, you want to "Enable unexposed resolution" and click "Create custom resolution".

From here on, it is best to keep the same settings and only change the "refresh rate". Start with an increase of 5 Hz each time, and know that most monitors, unless explicitly stated otherwise, go up to around 15 Hz. It's worth noting that in some cases this may be higher depending on your GPU, connection type (HDMI / DisplayPort), and display capabilities.

If you are using an AMD card, you need to go to Radeon settings and click "Create" next to "Custom Resolution". It doesn't matter if you have AMD or Nvidia settings, you just need to increase the refresh rate in 5Hz increments. Increase it until the signal is lost and the screen returns to the refresh rate it can use, then you can increase it in 1Hz increments to maximize the refresh rate.

As with any overclocking, slow down. When you overclock the monitor, the speed may increase, but this is the problem. If you do it correctly, you will soon find that you can enjoy a better viewing experience than before. If you have any questions on how to overclock and monitor, leave them in the comments below and we will help you.

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