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    airline1
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    Refresh rates
    Was just wondering why laptop screens are generally limited to 60hz refresh rates.
    Im sure I read somewhere that 75hz is the lowest recommended to avoid eye strain.
    Is it a limitation of TFT screens?

    Dave

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    LCD cells can hold a charge longer than a CRT phosphor, thus not needing a refresh rate as fast as CRTs.

    That recommendation is for CRTs only I would presume.
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