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Author Topic: Not sure that my refresh rate is changing with respect to the game loaded  (Read 215 times)

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Is there a tool that can display the current refresh rate and resolution on screen when a game is loaded into GM?

I don't believe that my refresh rate and resolution is changing with respect to the games that I am loading.

High resolution, 31khz titles look extremely blocky and fuzzy as through they are being displayed at a lower res. Naturally my low res games look fine, which is why I'm  thinking something isn't changing.

Shouldn't my CRT's sync circuit be making a clicking noise when I switch from a low res to high res game? Because that's not happening.

Is there a tool available that would display the current refresh rate and resolution that I can see onscreen when I am in-game?

MY ini is attached and my specs are in my sig, let me know if you need anything else to help diagnose.

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Re: Not sure that my refresh rate is changing with respect to the game loaded
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2020, 01:44:28 pm »
Run the game you want to test with logging enabled.
mame64.exe RomName -v > log.txt
make sure to run it from a folder that doesn't need permissions if the log comes out empty.
Besides that you should be able to see the resolution picked while running the game in Machine Information.
« Last Edit: February 16, 2020, 01:47:55 pm by Foxhole »