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Windows 7: New GPU-Screen flickering

06 Feb 2013   #1

W7 32 bit
 
 
New GPU-Screen flickering

so i purchased HD xfx 7850 2GB. and CM 625 extreme 2 psu.. total 19k(345 dollars)

i have some issues.

my screen is flickering somewhat during boot up and in games.

any ideas why it would b?

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07 Feb 2013   #2

W7 32 bit
 
 

wohoo..

200+ views and no replies.

Plz, help...
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07 Feb 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

First up, help me to help you by filling out the system specs with everything you're using in your current rig.

It could be any number or combination of things that's causing the issue: could be the PCIe connectors, insufficient power, a connector missing, etc.
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08 Feb 2013   #4

W7 32 bit
 
 

MB: DG31PR
CPU: Intel E4500 2.2Ghz
SMPS: 625W Cooler Master Ex2
RAM: 4GB
OS: Win 7
GPU:xfx HD 7850 2GB
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08 Feb 2013   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

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08 Feb 2013   #6

W7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
yes i have latest drivers installed.

This is what they replied,xfx staff

[Me]] I`m seeing screen flickering issues when playing games. I purchased this product yesterday only. It flickers on boot upscreen, windows 7 logo screen and in games.

[XFX staff] HI, Please find suppliers for replace, thanks!
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08 Feb 2013   #7

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

In short.
Ask to have it replaced.
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09 Feb 2013   #8

W7 32 bit
 
 

I took my system to the shop to have it tested and there wasn't any screen flickering with their monitor. Hence, they didn't replace it. But, when I came back to my place, I still see a bit of flickering in COD4 MP game but no more during boot up.

My monitor(View sonic 17 Inch LCD) works fine with my old gpu(Nvidia GT 220) but not with this new GPU.

I'm just having all issues since I purchased this new GPU. Really dishearted.
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10 Feb 2013   #9

Windows 7 professional X64
 
 

Turn Vsync on the game graphic options, and force it with the GPU's control center.
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03 Mar 2013   #10

W7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Erick Aguilar View Post
Turn Vsync on the game graphic options, and force it with the GPU's control center.
After a lot of playing around, on this seemed to work.

But still the question is, why screen flickers when vsync is off?

My monitor isn't that good?
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