144hz monitor stuck at 60hz. (DP to DVI-D)

  Nomiis 15:24 09 Feb 2019

Hello, I just got my new RTX 2060 card. I was unable to find a model that had any DVI ports in my country, so I got one with 3x Displayport and 1x HDMI. I have 2 monitors, one is a Benq XL2411z, and the other one is a Benq Zowie XL2411p. The XL2411p has no problems as it supports displayport cables. However, the Z version does not, so I bought a DP to DVI-D cable and it was advertised to be used for 144hz. But it's stuck at 60hz. The only way I can change the hz is by forcing it through nvidias control panal, but the screen blacks out if I go beyond 66hz. I was wondering if anyone knows what the problem might be, and how to fix this?

  MJS WARLORD 16:48 09 Feb 2019

this may be dumb question but what games are you using because some are locked at lower settings to give players with low end set ups a better chance to use some games.

I have a gtx 1080 and on say TANKI X , I cant go any higher than 60 fps because it is locked by the makers

  Nomiis 17:00 09 Feb 2019

It's not the game that locks the hz/fps, it's the monitor itself. But thanks for the reply!

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