CRU- can't create refresh rate that won't change on ALT+TAB

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CRU- can't create refresh rate that won't change on ALT+TAB

Post by hejonar » 06 Nov 2019, 23:04

Hey I am trying to force my monitor/windows to run my default resolution at higher refresh rate. But when running fullscreen applications I am unable to force them to not change the refresh. For example I can start the game in my desired refresh but only until first alt-tab, then it goes back to old defaults and stays like that. Desktop is running my desired refresh properly, normally and during alt-tabs.

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Re: CRU- can't create refresh rate that won't change on ALT

Post by Chief Blur Buster » 10 Nov 2019, 14:19

Also, there are some tweaks that can force a game to a specific refresh rate -- e.g. NVIDIA Control Panel can tell a game to "Use Application Controlled Refresh Rate" or to "Use Highest Refresh Rate". If desktop is using highest refresh rate, this can prevent a refresh rate change during Alt+Tab.

Another trick some people have done, is using ToastyX to delete defresh rate until only the refresh rates you want, is active. It's a brute force hammer. Restoring deleted refresh rate can be done via the reset-all.exe included with ToastyX.
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Re: CRU- can't create refresh rate that won't change on ALT

Post by hejonar » 20 Nov 2019, 21:21

Sadly for me there is no such option in my driver Control Panel and ToastyX thing also doesn't work as intended.

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