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Old 05-05-2008, 10:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Right well recently, probably started a month or so ago, the monitor will occasionally have a yellowish tone to it. It's more noticeable when i'm playing games, basically it looks like theres a yellow layer on the screen. It isn't a strong yellow but it is noticeable. It will be yellow for a few seconds, then normal again, yellow again, normal, etc. Sometimes it will go very yellow for one second and stay normal for a while. This doesn't happen all the time, i'd say i notice it every few days, it's harder to notice when browsing the web sometimes. It's not terrible but it does bug me a little bit when i'm playing C&C3 and it happens.

Is this a monitor issue or a GPU problem ( 7600GS)?
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Well. How old is the monitor?
Have you tried another monitor to narrow it down for you?
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unfortunately i don't have another monitor handy...

The monitor is rather old but it's from a good brand:

LG flatron 17"
LG Flatron L1710S (Silver) 17 inch LCD Monitor: Product information and details at Shopping.com UK.

I'll be getting a 22" monitor for christmas anyway so it's not a huge issue.
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Could be the cable as well. I have a few older computers I work with that use a VGA cable and all of them have no red, only blue and green. If I use myVGA adapter and DVI cable the colour is fine.
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