How many Hertz is my Monitor? – Easy Check

Hello everyone, if you are reading this article, you will probably want to know how much Hertz is in your monitor.

How to Find Out Your Monitor Specifications

There are several ways to verify monitor specifications. If you know the exact name of the monitor, you can just check it out on

You can almost always find the monitor name and model on the back side of the monitor. The back side of the display should look similar to this.

Once you know the exact name of the monitor, you can check the specifications on Google. It shouldn’t be hard, enter the name of the model and write the word – “specifications” of the model at the end. In my case, the monitor’s brand is “ASUS” and the version of the monitor is “VP247T”. In google I write “vp247t specifications” and got the following results.

After checking the manufacturer’s page, I easily found that my monitor’s maximum Hertz (refresh rate) is 60Hz.

How Do I Know How Many Hertz my Monitor (Windows)?

It is also very easy to check, you just need to follow a few simple steps.

On the Windows search bar, write “advanced display info” and press ENTER on the keyboard.

After this step, you should see a separate box with the screen data. This should look like the example we provided.

How to Change Refresh Rate on Monitor

Worth checking out “Display adapter properties for Display” because sometimes you can see numbers like 50 Hz. Knowing that all screens have at least 60 Hz, you can change it to 60 Hz by pressing it.

A new action screen will pop up and you will see the monitor and your GPU settings. Press “monitor” and change the screen refresh rate to – 60 Hz. After that, press apply.

I hope that after this tutorial you can easily check your monitor – Hertz rate and change it if necessary.

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Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

Is a 60Hz monitor OK?

Some experts will tell you that the human eye can see between 30 and 60 frames per second. Some maintain that it’s not really possible for the human eye to perceive more than 60 frames per second.

Is 60Hz really that bad?

No, if you are not a tough player you may not even understand the difference between 60 -120 hz.

Can you increase monitor refresh rate?

Yes it is possible, sometimes it by default works on 60 hz, so you need to adjust the settings like in this tuttorial to change refresh rate.

Is 60Hz refresh rate good for gaming?

Depending on what you want from the game, if you are trying to seek the best graphic performance and not game play – then 60 hz can be a problem for you.

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