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Windows 7: screen constant flicker when playing games

03 Oct 2014   #1

Windows 7
screen constant flicker when playing games

Hi guy I need some help .... 2 days ago my games started flickering constantly in full screen mode only way to stop it is by playing in windows mode . But games don't look as good.

I have an alienware m18x R2 2yrs old

I 2.8ghz processer
2x GTX 680M graphic cards
16gig of ram.
And windows 7

Games were working fine before but it's doing it on all games.
Arma 3 .. WoW... world of tanks... and eve online..
Anyone able to help ... I've try ed v.sinc on and off triple buffering on and off but nothing works.

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03 Oct 2014   #2

Windows 7

No one have any idea how to fix?
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13 Oct 2014   #3

Windows 7

Guess not
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