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This has been going on for a while now, but only with certain games. Carried over from my old system to the new one, and clean install of all software.
.Pointer will show in the correct location with the mouse, but it highlights up and to the left of the mouse pointer. Tried different resolutions and nada. Does this with crysis 1, bf2, and bf3. Works fine in other games though. I've been trying to figure this one out for a while now and no luck, figured I'd see if anyone else had any ideas.
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You mean a sort of artefacting anamoly?

Can you see it with a Print Screen?

If not, then it has to be a monitor problem.
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Actually, it sounds more like a graphics card driver problem to me. The mouse itself does not know where the pointer on the screen is, it just reports position changes (delta X, delta Y) and button status (up, down) to the OS, and the OS moves the pointer on the screen accordingly, and keeps track of where it is. Some graphics drivers handle screen scaling differently, and it's possible that the mouse pointer is simply displayed in the "wrong" place; this is especially likely to happen if you are using an HDTV (possibly due to needing overscan to fill the screen OR underscan, to avoid cutting anything off) or some other unusual or non-standard screen resolution and have applied scaling in the graphics card driver. Check your monitor's native resolution, and try setting it to that, if you aren't using it already, and you may need to check for an updated graphics card driver from the manufacturer.
    
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post #5 of 7
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running sli gtx460se newest beta drivers (did it with all the last ones too)
running through a 52" sony tv, 1080p native resolution
only does it in certain games, windows is fine, ut3 is fine, crysis is fine. just crysis 1 does it, bf2, and bf3.
RIpping the computer apart tonight to swap to a 2600k, so will be clearing out some drivers and whatnot.
this setup was a complete fresh install of windows and all software onto a new harddrive. so it's not from the old setup, but still does the same thing. it's a bit annoying more than anything else
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post #6 of 7
OK, so you ARE using a TV and an HDTV resolution. Unfortunately, "1080p", does not automatically imply that your in-game resolution is or should be 1920x1080 pixels, it only specifies the HDTV format. TV's can require overscan or underscan, to resize the picture to fit the screen. I have a PC hooked up to my Panasonic HDTV, and had to use 1080p format, along with a custom resolution of something like 1876x1055 that I created, to get everything working right on the desktop and in games. I have to select this custom resolution in games, not 1920x1080. Before the Panasonic, I used to have a rear-projection LCD Sony HDTV, that was a 720p set, and it needed a custom resolution of something like 1267x711 to work right. Essentially what is happening, when you use an HDTV format, your graphics card DOES output 1920x1080 (or 1280x720) pixels, but it fills the outside borders between that HDTV resolution and your slightly smaller custom resolution with black space... which resides off-screen. That way, on the desktop, your taskbar and any icons near the edges won't be cut off, for example. But, when you go into a game, you also have to select your custom resolution; if you select the full 1920x1080 (or 1280x720), you may get this apparent "offset" between the image you see on the screen, and the mouse cursor position that the PC "sees" internally. I hope this explanation isn't too confusing; the main point is to try creating a custom resolution, typically 1% (or 2%) smaller in both the X and Y dimensions, from within the graphics driver control panel, and then to use that custom resolution in your game. I think the nVidia control panel still has an HDTV "wizard" to help you with this; it may be easier than doing it manually and reduce the amount of experimenting you have to do to get it just right on your particular TV I haven't updated the drivers on my HTPC in quite a long while, but I think I'm still running GeForce driver ver. 186.18 on it (9800GT, Windows XP 32-bit), and it works great. Sometime between it and the current 285.38 beta driver, the whole HDTV area of the Control Panel and driver got re-vamped.
    
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post #7 of 7
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ah I got you.
I guess I'll mess with it tonight. just wierd to me it only does it with certain games.
I had a feeling it might be something to with that though.
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65" samsung 4k tv 8550 series logitec k700 XFX 850w black series storm stryker 
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I7 5930k @4.584 ghz 1.312v Asus x99 deluxe 2Xgigabyte gtx980 g1 16gb corsair ddr4 @3122 mhz 
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65" samsung 4k tv 8550 series logitec k700 XFX 850w black series storm stryker 
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