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Hello OCN,

I've got a pretty odd triple monitor setup- 19" 23" 19". It works fine(not gaming), but theres one big issue. In Windows when using various applications, small black "flickers" pop up, very annoying ones. I think it's because I enabled Eyefinity for gaming once then I disabled it. Anyone else have this problem or do I need to shoot a video?
    
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I would like to see what this looks like.

Steps I would try.

1. Wiggle your cables make sure the connections are all good.

2. Check your refresh rates and see if they are way off from factory norms.
Not sure if eyeinfi messes with those are not.

3. Check video card, if you have an extra one that you know works just fine you can test that.

Edit: Just to make sure this is happening on all 3 when it occurs correct?
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When you say flickers, do you mean the whole screens or just a black box?
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I have 2 5870s and have the same issue when my cards aren't at stock clocks. It also happens when the cards change from 2d to 3d clocks. See if that's your issue too - monitor with MSI Afterburner or GPU-Z.
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Also I think multi-monitor setups have problems with flash causing flicker, so if these applications you are talking about use flash that could be the problem. To get around this you need to disable flash's hardware acceleration.
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