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Verify Resolution, Colors, and Refresh Rate for Graphics Drivers


Last Reviewed: 10-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000007293

Determine which version of the Intel® Graphics Control Panel you are currently using, and follow the corresponding set of instructions to determine which resolution, colors and refresh rate settings are currently configured:

Note If you have more than one display connected, you will have to configure each of them separately
 

Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel

  1. Press Ctrl Alt F12 to open the Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel
  2. Select Display
  3. Note the Resolution and Refresh Rate
  4. Now select the Color tab
  5. Note the Color Depth

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Figure 1A: Display settings as seen in the Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel

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Figure 1B: Color settings as seen in the Intel® HD Graphics Control Panel

Intel® Graphics And Media Control Panel

  1. Press Ctrl Alt F12 to open the Intel® GMA Driver Control Panel
  2. Navigate to the Display > General Settings tab
  3. Note the Color Depth, Resolution and Refresh Rate

General settings
Figure 2: The Display Settings as seen in the Intel® Graphics and Media Control Panel

Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver

  1. Press Ctrl Alt F12 to open the Intel® GMA Driver control panel
  2. Navigate to the Display Settings tab
  3. Note the Color Quality, Screen Resolution and Refresh Rate

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Figure 3: The Display Settings as seen in the Intel® GMA Driver Contol Panel

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