The new feature is similar to Nvidia G-Sync and VESA DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync, but it doesn’t replace these technologies. Instead, according to Microsoft, VRR is a feature to complement these other technologies to improve the gaming experience. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to enable variable refresh rate for games on Windows 10 version 1903 and later.

How to enable variable refresh rate using Settings

Use these steps to enable variable refresh rate for supported games running in full-screen on Windows 10: Once you complete the steps, the new feature will be enable helping to reduce stuttering and tearing while playing games. Windows 10 Display settings Variable refresh rate setting on Windows 10 If you don’t see the option, it’s likely because your device isn’t running Windows 10 version 1903 (May 2019 Update). You don’t have a monitor with G-SYNC or Adaptive-Sync support. AND the graphics card isn’t using WDDM 2.6 or above drivers, that supports G-SYNC or Adaptive-Sync and this new version of Windows 10. Using variable refresh rate shouldn’t cause problems with G-Sync or Adaptive-Sync. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.