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hello all

so i just purhcased an EVGA 680i with a EVGA 7950 GX2 1GB card. i downloaded a couple of games on it and i have been having issues in all of them with tearing. In WOW for instance, i will be running along a path and the path will tear as im moving over it. ive tried lowering resolution and AA AF and other things but no matter how low i go the tearing will not stop. do i have an option enabled or is it a problem with my hardware??? thanks for the help all
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post #2 of 11
details are vague, could you post some screenshots?
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post #3 of 11
I'm guessing that it's lack of Vertical Sync.

What drivers are you using?
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post #4 of 11
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i have Vsync on. the drivers are the 93.71_Forceware_winxp2k_english_whql.

as far as examples of tearing go. its very hard to take a screenshot of a tear. if you can imagine, a line in the middle of your screen as you are moving, and the images at the top and bottom of that line do not match up, this is tearing, its like lag except not. it pops up in 3dmark06 and it happens when textures are moving fast on the screen, like when running in World of warcraft, the path at my feet tears.

thank you all for your help.
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post #5 of 11
Dude, I'm experiencing the same issues with my new GS (running the lattest official drivers too). I have not tested games, but it's apparent in some of my DX and GL screensavers. Never had this issue with ATI drivers. Already tried disabeling all the driver optomizations, since those sometimes cause problems, and running with nothing except vsync on.
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Tearing is caused by the mointor refreshing out of synch with the FPS (happens all the time). The only known fix is to either get REALLY high FPS (like 200+) or to enable vsync.
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post #7 of 11
Oh, don't use the 93.71's
Several people say they're buggy. I haven't tried them yet though.

Get the 92.91's instead.
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post #8 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fishie36 View Post
Tearing is caused by the mointor refreshing out of synch with the FPS (happens all the time). The only known fix is to either get REALLY high FPS (like 200+) or to enable vsync.

vsync is on. Will try using older drivers.
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post #9 of 11
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Gonx thanks alot man, you just solved my issue and fixed not only WoW, but also my 3Dmark tests that were suffering after the 93 version patch. thanks alot man!!!!
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Beware: If you enable vsync in any 3D benchmaks you will see a massive score drop.
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