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Can my TV handle 100hz on a PC?

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Hi everyone!

I recently bought a new TV, it's a LG 42LB630V, but I don't know how many true hz does it have. The specifications say that it has 100hz/500hz MCI, does that mean that it has 100hz for real?

The thing is, I have it hooked up with my pc, but it only shows 60hz and on the AMD control panel it shows the max refresh rate is 70hz, but I can't change it up from 60hz. I have it connected with a HDMI, do I need another cable perhaps? or it just doesn't handle past 60hz?

Thanks and excuse my english.
 

ChrisR83

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it’s all just marketing BS to get people who don’t really understand what all those numbers mean to buy their tv. I looked up the specs for your TV and from what I can tell you will not be able to get anything over 60hz on that tv, there is no DVI or DP connections required to get the high refresh rates you are looking for at 1080p.
 

FineVisionz

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I believe it is. It's just an awkward "hz" I have never seen a 100hz/500hz. Only 60hz, 120hz and 240hz. So I just think that the option of 100hz isn't available because it is not common, there for not integrated into the AMD control panel.

This is just my educated guess.

Good luck!
-Fine
 

ChrisR83

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Short answer is no. TV's don’t run at a true 120+ hz. the signal is sent to the tv at 24-60hz. the tv then does its thing by adding more frames by playing the same frame multiple times to make it seem more smooth/clear. so when you hook your PC to your tv and your pc is sending 100+ fps to your tv, the tv does not display those extra frames, also HDMI 1.4 only supports 60hz at 1080p, you would need a HDMI 2.0 port on your pc, HDMI 2.0 cables, and HDMI 2.0 ports on your TV/monitor to get true 120hz refresh rates through HDMI.
 

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Huh, I thought maybe the 500hz mci were the ones who were the "fake" hz, doing the thing that you said about adding more frames to make it smoother. What does the 100hz actually mean? There isn't a way to have more than 60hz on my pc with this tv then?
 

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