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Will they EVER fix the multi monitor flickering?

post #1 of 24
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Seriously, this has been a problem since the beginning of time. rolleyes.gif They kind of fixed it in a 10.x catalyst before by bumping up idle clocks but since then they have reverted back to same low idle which makes all other monitors besides the main one flicker.

We shouldn't have to use afterburner or other 3rd party programs to set custom clocks manually. mad.gif
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I'd say no. I just had the same issue as my dad was having the first time he used a two monitor setup plugged into one 5770. A HUGE mousecursor. I was using two GPUs to fold, one 5770 and one 6950. I plugged them both to a single monitor and used the 6950 as the "main" GPU (obviously) and suddenly I got a huge mousecursor? This - along with the flickering - has been a problem since the release of these cards, cmon ATI... I'm buing your products because I think it's best bang for the buck but I'm really starting to consider a nVidia GPU. I'm starting to miss my 8800GT times tongue.gif
post #3 of 24
Feel lucky it's only with multi monitors.

My 5770 did the whole flickering display bit from 9.11-10.4 on a single display. 10.4 isn't perfect and newer drivers have other problems, so I'm stuck with it for eternity I imagine.

Inb4 PEBCAC.
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post #4 of 24
Roomie had a 4670. It flickered on multimonitor only when overclocked. Once restored to stock it was fine. Go fig.
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post #5 of 24
1) It's AMD, not ATI.
2) I don't doubt they will fix it sooner or later, but I agree, they need to step up. I noticed 11.3 had a very nice GUI...I don't get screen flicker going dual-monitors, but I don't have a card since ATI was bought out either frown.gif Stable driver > pretty interface.
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post #6 of 24
I had flickering issues with my Crossfired 5870s, but a BIOS flashed fixed me right up! I know that this may be a single card issue, but even when I had my one 5870 I never had the dual monitor flicker issue.
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post #7 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by jellis142;13518526 
1) It's AMD, not ATI.

My sincere apologies.
post #8 of 24
I just use MSI afterburner, set the clocks you want full time and it works great, disable overdrive in cc, worked for me!
    
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post #9 of 24
They will never fix this. Been around since release so I lost hope awhile ago.

Also it only happens if you overclock. Use a profile to set your settings back to 157/450 ( I use AMD GPU tool ). The main reason for the flicking is that the memory clocks go down too low when idle ( it flickers at 300 ).

I'm not sure if this is a problem only with the 5xxx series. I hope it is.
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post #10 of 24
^^Agreed. They did fix it by bumping clocks at one point... and soooooooo many people shat themselves over idle temp increases that AMD went back flickering with temps of 28c instead of 29c confused.gif...... Bumpimp your clocks or disable ULPS.. easy enough. smile.gif
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