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Windows 7: Screen flickering in games after pc upgrade

13 Oct 2011   #11

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit

What is the driver version that you currently have?

Is the screen flickering happening only in games?

You can check the optimal settings for the game and modify the in game settings accordingly and check if it helps.

Optimal Playable Settings: Deus Ex Human Revolution: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti - GeForce

Optimal Playable Settings: Metro 2033: GeForce GTX 550 Ti - GeForce

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13 Oct 2011   #12

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

sorry about the late reply, i have the latest 64 bit drivers... not sure how to check which one 280.26 i think, and it happens in deus ex and league of legends but not guild wars.

It kinda makes dues ex unplayable because of the need for a decent framerate. As far as i can tell the flickering only happens in game
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13 Oct 2011   #13

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ivan the SoSo View Post
What card was you using before? I ask because I was using a 4890 then went to a 5850, my system applied the 4890 settings to the 5850....
i upgraded from a 9800 gt
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13 Oct 2011   #14

Windows 7 home premium 64bit


New update on the situation -

Found that it's not just in an actual game with things going on, for example even loading a game when it goes through the developers and things at the start where it says "Nvidia" etc it will jump.

It's almost as though the graphics card cannot keep up with what's going on so has to pause for a millisecond in order to catch up.

any more ideas ?

EDIT- Just downgraded the drivers to 267.59 and found that the stuttering still occurs so now I'm reloading to the latest drivers of 280.26. Does this mean it may be something to do with my psu or motherboard ?
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12 May 2012   #15


Sorry to bump an old thread - but I am having an identical problem - Did you ever get a fix?

Nvidea 550 ti
Intel i5-2500K
8GB Ram

My PSU is starting to make a very high pitch noise too - so could the PSU not be man enough for the job?
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12 May 2012   #16

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit

You'll do far better to start a new thread.
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