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Wish-I-Were-Fishn

Computer screen is jittery

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Love my new home built computer, but I think I might have an issue with the graphics card.

My screen is jittery. Most noticeable on text, but does it on everything else too.

Any ideas?

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Try setting the refresh rate to 70 or higher, 60 is conflicts with the cycles from the lights.

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As said make sure your refresh rate is correct for the monitor. Also make sure the cable is fully connected on both the monitor and graphics card end. Also if the graphics card has dual outputs (ie both are DVI) make sure you are using the primary output.

It may also be artifacting due to high temperatures, which may happen these days as new graphics cards have default fan speeds too low for the amount of heat they put out. You can download RivaTuner and crank up the minimum fan speed from 30% to about 60% and cool that baby off (but the fan will also make quit a bit more noise if you do so).

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Well, quick shakin' yer monitor!!

Refresh rate is good to check. Screw the cables tight. Might try reseating the card to see if that works as well.

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You might not be running the monitor in its native resolution. Having the resolution set incorrectly can cause the graphics to appear jittery.

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Try setting the refresh rate to 70 or higher, 60 is conflicts with the cycles from the lights.

Yes, it was set at 60 so I changed it to 72 and it worked!

Thanks!

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Originally Posted By: upnorth
Try setting the refresh rate to 70 or higher, 60 is conflicts with the cycles from the lights.

Yes, it was set at 60 so I changed it to 72 and it worked!

Thanks!

Always gotta love the simple fixes!!

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Originally Posted By: Wish-I-Were-Fishn

Yes, it was set at 60 so I changed it to 72 and it worked!

Thanks! [/quote']

Always gotta love the simple fixes!! FM

Nice one Upnorth!..!~!

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