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Old 02-01-2009, 03:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey everyone -- hope youre all having a great end to the weekend

I just wanted to see if you guys had any recommendations for a problem that I've been having recently. Over the last few months I've become a slave for high resolutions (720...1080) movies and tv shows. The quality is amazing and I just built a brand new computer with a e8500 and an ati hd 4870 with 2 gigs of ram, so everything runs like a dream.
I have a samsung syncmaster that is beautiful also so everything looks real good. but for some reason on these videos when I play them the center of the video seems to have a lag...or like a flicker or something when theres movement in the video.... i think it may have something to do with the screen refresh rate but i thought maybe someone could give me better insight into it....thanks in advance hope to hear from you guys soon!!

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You can try and raise the refresh rate on your monitor.
go into control panel > Display > Settings > Advanced > Monitor.

Anything over 65/70Hz should be okay. If you raise the refresh rate and still get a flicker, try and re-install the drivers for you card and hopefully that will fix it
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