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Using 12.1a drivers- cant keep overscan at 0%- reverts back to default after I click apply. Any ideas/suggestions as to why?
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Using 12.1a drivers- cant keep overscan at 0%- reverts back to default after I click apply. Any ideas/suggestions as to why?


 

Try restore to factory default, restart PC then try again. If that doesn't help, uncheck "EDID" in CCC.
 

 

 

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Restored to factory defaults and restarted- no change. EDID under Display Color (Digital Flat-Panel) is not checked if that is what you are talking about.
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Anyone- this is driving me nuts.
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Read post #2 in the thread below for a possible work-around:-

 

http://forums.guru3d.com/showthread.php?t=327137

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Tried it but with no sucess frown.gif
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This is retarded/ridiculous as soon as I set underscan to 0% and click apply it goes back to default which seems to be 15% mad.gif Someone please help me out thumb.gif
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post #8 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by Volkswagen View Post

This is retarded/ridiculous as soon as I set underscan to 0% and click apply it goes back to default which seems to be 15% mad.gif Someone please help me out thumb.gif


Obviously this is not happening with your sig rig as it shows a GTX580 and a Samsung monitor.

 

Perhaps you can also try to make this adjustment at the HDTV (assuming you are using one as opposed to using a monitor).

Most modern HDTVs have this feature available in the TV menu.  Sometimes it is just an 'enable/disable' setting.  Sometimes it is choosing 'Just Scan' or a similar setting.  And some other times, it involves a trick of renaming the input source from the default description to 'PC'...etc

Can you tell me the brand and model number of the HDTV and I might be able to show you how to make this adjustment?

 

Also, this underscanning/overscanning usually associates with using HDMI (HDMI-to-HDMI, HDMI-to-DVI, DVI-to-HDMI).  So, if possible, move away from HDMI and use DVI instead.

 


Edited by windfire - 1/10/12 at 6:47pm
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I forgot to update my sig rig- was using a GTX 580- now using a 6990 obviously smile.gif I am using a HDMI (from monitor > DVI to video card cable.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Volkswagen View Post

I forgot to update my sig rig- was using a GTX 580- now using a 6990 obviously smile.gif I am using a HDMI (from monitor > DVI to video card cable.


Uninstall 12.1a + CAP and use official drivers for testing purpose. Do the following;
 

  • Uninstall all tweaking applications such as Afterburner, Trixx etc if you have it in the system.
 
  • Uninstall Catalyst package and CAP. Select "Express Uninstall"
 
  • Delete these folder;
  • C:\user\Program files or (x86)\ ATI or AMD.
  • C:\user\ProgramData\ATI or AMD (need to show hidden files).
 
  • Set UAC off.
    Go to Control Panel > User Accounts > change User Account Control Settings > move the slider to bottom > restart PC.
 
  • Clean it with;
  • (Run with administrator privilege. Some antivirus software will give a false positive. Let it restarts to complete the uninstallation - Disable UAC to install this cleaner).
 
 

 

 

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