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Old May 30, 2002, 12:38 PM
Spagboll Spagboll is offline
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Default XP games refresh rate...

O.k guys heres my problem...

My native Windows screen resolution is 1152 x 864 32bit with a refresh rate of 100Hz..

When I go to play a game it changes my refresh rate to anything between 50 + 60hz no matter what in game resolution I pick. The flickering is giving me a headache! How do I keep my refresh rate the same as the Windows rate?

Using a Asus GeForce 2 GTS 64meg DDR ram card...

Any ideas??

Mike ( Spagboll ) ..
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Old May 30, 2002, 02:32 PM
phil_23 phil_23 is offline
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Default Re: XP games refresh rate...

I put the slider right up and restarted mnachine, started playing counter-strike and about 20 minutes later i could smell some electrical burnining and then computer just made this bleep and went off. Woulkdent turn back on so i looked inside I actualy burn my hand trying to touch the thing, and it had burtn a whole right through the motherboard the heatsink had fell off i couldent believe what i was looking at.
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Old May 30, 2002, 03:49 PM
southpaw southpaw is offline
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Mine does the same well as everyone else's I think. It is just a Windows Xp thing I have learned to live with....

I think I have seen somewhere where there are Geforce drivers that have a refresh rate fix in them,but I could be mistaken...I am an ATI man myself
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