Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
Wish-I-Were-Fishn

Computer screen is jittery

8 posts in this topic

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?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

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!..!~!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Posts

    • ya but its fun! It was nice getting out i am learning alot watching them and being out there gets me more experience since i shot mine this year after being out a total of probably 6 hours for two days
    • Frustrating buggers aren't they!
    • well gobbled like crazy in the morning finally got a hen to come out she came 1 foot away from blind. Then 4 more came behind her 2 toms and 2 hens then the hens went back to the woods and one tom followed the other tom stayed in the open strutting back and forth just out of range then a crane came and he strutted at that then a goose came and he strutted at that they all came out just out of range and cut to our side. They sat there strutting at each other and couldn't get them to come in. One of them came back started walking to our decoys once again just out of range. Uncle tried to get out and go through the dirt bike track he's currently laying on top a jump within 60 yards of them no other options to sneak he chose the wrong way to go should have crawled against the burn... Man these buggers suck going to change blind spots next time know where they roost and see where they strut on the property. should of had a fan decoy out I bet that would have drawn them in
    • Well our lilacs were just starting to bud out yesterday and I was thinking we should go take a peek today. Unfortunately we got 2 inches of snow overnight and it's still coming down! I'm pretty sure Hubbard county will have to wait at least a week to ten days with the temps forecast.
    • Sorry...no excuses BB...the better team did win....4-1. Lucky for the Wild that Statsny was not playing from the start or it woukd have been a sweep. Love the fact that the national hockey gurus are ripping the Wild right now..and read local Souhans article pretty much what I've been saying. http://m.startribune.com/wild-again-not-good-enough-when-it-matters/420167633/ While Chicago is telling it like it is...the Wild are sending the wrong message...and Chicago has 3 cups in recent past....6 overall...pretty obvious which organization is trying to win the cup every year and which one is happy just "selling tickets".
    • Got off to a late start, but was able to get to the lower river at 6 AM. Frost covered the ground, as temps were barely above freezing. I could hear turkeys gobbling as I walked through the field. Once I made it to the wooded river valley, the sound of grouse drumming echoed through the woods. Eagles and ospreys continually flew over my head throughout he morning. The water was mabye a couple inches high, and somewhat cloudy, but was noticeably clearing as the morning progressed. 8 o'clock seemed to be the magic hour, as that's when I caught most of my 13 brown trout. Biggest was 16 inches, and had a few swipes from some dandies as well. Beautiful morning to be on the river!
    • So i have experimented with a bunch of brands to see which ones walk the best .... of coarse it depends on fisherman, rod & line being used.   7"2" Cabelas bass rod medium heavy tourney rod,  power pro 45# ...here is the order of best walking frog that worked for me off the dock.   1.  Terminator frog 2.  Bobby's perfect frog (pretty close to terminator) by snag Proof 3.  Spro frog (ok) 4.  KVD frog  (took some work) 5.  Booya pad crasher (teririble)   These are the ones i own ... terminator and snag proof where effortless!!!    
    • Running and gunning!   Congrats!
    • Nice!  WTG!
  • Our Sponsors