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TV/Graphics card fittzing its last hertz/pixel?


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Coeco

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Hello once again Geekstogo.

I was wondering If someone here has experience with LCD screens or strange graphic-card issues since mine appears to be dying whenever I take apply a resolution above 1280x730, it starts to get a lot of disturbance with certain colors/shapes and shows this by wildly tearing at the screen. But here is the strange thing. If i let it try to show the image/color/shape It's having problems with for some time, the tearing will come to almost a complete halt after some time.

I took a screenshot of an image where there was intense tearing inside a game and as I could with clarity see from the thumbnail, the image was not distorted in any but as I opened the image itself, the screen would start tearing again which makes me doubt It's my graphics card since It's fairly new and have no problems with anything else.

My TV however is fairly old and thus, I dismantled it, looked at all the capacitors, cleaned out very small amounts of dust, checked for overheating and found nothing, tested it again after and still the same thing happens.


I am rather hesitant to running a long series of complex tests so If I could have some opinions first, that'd be great.



My graphic-drivers are up to date, Windows is up to date and there are no other issues other than tearing.
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iammykyl

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Hi Coeco.


Not had this exact experience but have a couple of thoughts.


If the problem started after a recent driver update? could be the cause.
Simplest tests.


If available, try different ports.
Try another cable.
If you have a good friend, borrow a monitor and try on your computer.
Try your video card in your friends computer.
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Digerati

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I agree with the above suggestion to try a different monitor and see what happens.
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