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Can older versions of Windows such as Windows 7, XP, 2000 and 98 output 144Hz on a modern 2560x1440 monitor?

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Windows 7 at least has no problem with that.

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Windows 7 still have support

 

but not for XP and older OSs

 

 

 

 

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As long as the graphics hardware supports it, so you’d have a bit of trouble with 98, 2000 and XP, but there wouldn’t be an issue with Windows 7. 

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as long as both drivers and hardware supports it.

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Yes because CRT monitors are 999hz

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11 minutes ago, manikyath said:

last time i checked, CRTs were usually 75Hz at most.

Sony CRT monitors at the lower res are 240Hz

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5 minutes ago, manikyath said:

last time i checked, CRTs were usually 75Hz at most.

It's a joke. :ph34r:

 

More to the point though:

 

Win7 will support it as long as the driver and graphics hardware can support it. Same goes for XP (the last generation to support XP was Nvidia Kepler (GTX680, GTX700 except 750) and AMD HD7000). For 2K and 98 though.... The newest series from each manufacturer for 9x was the ATI X300-X850 and Nvidia 6000 series, which wouldn't ever be able to support 1440p at 144Hz. That's space age technology LOL.

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33 minutes ago, manikyath said:

last time i checked, CRTs were usually 75Hz at most.

gee do I really need to put /s?

I own one that's 120hz by the way.

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10 hours ago, Princess Cadence said:

gee do I really need to put /s?

I own one that's 120hz by the way.

that's the point of /s, there's a lot of idiots on the interwebz that actually claim that sort of stuff.

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