This guide will go over variable refresh rate support for HD60 X.
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) is a technology that enables a display such as a TV or Monitor and a source such as a console or PC to synchronize their frame rates to reduce or even eliminate visible screen tearing or stutter.
Which VRR Formats Does HD60 X Support
Elgato Game Capture HD60 X Supports:
- HDMI Forum VRR
- AMD FreeSync
- NVIDIA G-SYNC
A note about NVIDIA G-sync compatibility:
HD60 X is NVIDIA G-SYNC Validated, having passed NVIDIA's rigorous testing. Learn more about using G-SYNC with HD60 X here in this guide.
Minimum and Maximum Frame Rates Supported by HD60 X
HD60 X supports the standard VRR range between 48 fps to 120 Hz.
When G-SYNC is used HD60 X supports between 20 - 120 Hz.
What Sources Support VRR?
As of 3/10/2022, these sources support VRR
|PC||✅ (Depends on GPU vendor)|
|Xbox Series X|S||✅ HDMI Forum VRR, AMD FreeSync|
|Xbox One X|S||✅ HDMI Forum VRR, AMD FreeSync|
|PlayStation 5||✅ HDMI Forum VRR|
|PlayStation 4/Pro||❌ PlayStation 4/Pro does not support VRR|
❌ Nintendo Switch does not support VRR
How to Use VRR Passthrough
- A source that supports HDMI Forum VRR/AMD FreeSync
- A display (TV/Monitor) with HDMI Forum VRR/AMD FreeSync
- Using an HDMI cable, connect one end to the input of your TV or monitor
- Connect the other end of the HDMI cable to the Output port on HD60 X
- Using a second HDMI cable, connect your console or PC to the Input port on HD60 X
When using a display that supports VRR, it should automatically activate.
To verify that VRR is active, on Windows, look at the 4K Capture Utility source frame rate. It will update to show the real-time VRR frame rate.
If VRR Does Not Activate
- Check the TV/Monitor settings if VRR or AMD FreeSync needs to be manually enabled in the display OSD (On screen display)
Check the PlayStation 5 Video Settings and ensure VRR is enabled.
PlayStation video settings information - PlayStation.com
Check the Xbox Video Settings Information and ensure VRR is enabled
Xbox video settings information - Xbox.com
- Check the PC graphics driver panel and ensure FreeSync / G-SYNCE is enabled.