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Originally Posted by lawson67 View Post

This monitor driver

qnix.zip 0k .zip file

No driver in that, just setup information.
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post #16762 of 25904
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GTX680 actually smile.gif!

But there's nothing wrong with being "safe than sorry" with the patch though?
I mean if you don't use it / recommend it - then you might not OC or run into problems.
However if you use it, there's 0 adverse effects towards it....am I right? If so - then I don't have to worry about the OC guide I created via video.
The DRIVER sure made a difference though - without it the OC wouldn't stick / apply itself to games.

No i would not use the full patcher if you do not need to!...And there are as there are as adverse effects towards using it!....it breaks HDCP support.....i would not use any patch at all if i did not need too thumb.gif
Edited by lawson67 - 3/26/14 at 5:11pm
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No i would not use the full patcher if you are as there are as adverse effects towards it!....it breaks HDCP support.....i would not use any patch at all if i was you thumb.gif

Well I'll be SLI in 1-2days, so I'll need it anyway.
But HDCP - what do I care about that? lol I'm not sony!
post #16764 of 25904
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Originally Posted by Watagump View Post

No driver in that, just setup information.

Its an .INF Monitor driver file
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Well I'll be SLI in 1-2days, so I'll need it anyway.
But HDCP - what do I care about that? lol I'm not sony!

I used the full Patch with my SLI set up before i went over to AMD and it worked just perfect for me!

Edit: Have to say though i am loving my two R9 290 cards biggrin.gif
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What Qnix driver?

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No driver in that, just setup information.

Go to Device Manager, find your monitor, right click, update driver, from there follow the steps to browse to that .inf and use that .inf as your monitor driver.
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Its an .INF Monitor driver file

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Go to Device Manager, find your monitor, right click, update driver, from there follow the steps to browse to that .inf and use that .inf as your monitor driver.

Okie dokie, what does the driver do, like might help overclock higher? I doubt it, but thought I would ask.
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Okie dokie, what does the driver do, like might help overclock higher? I doubt it, but thought I would ask.

Before installing that driver, your monitor shows up as a generic PnP device. That driver tells programs that your monitor isn't a generic 60Hz monitor, but that it's capable of more Hz.

As an example, without that driver, some games may run at 60Hz even if you have 96Hz set in your NVCP. But with that driver the games will be able to tell that your monitor is capable of 96Hz, 120Hz etc.

It has nothing to do with OCing, but getting programs to recognize that you OCed.

You don't need it with AMD cards because with AMD cards I believe that the method of OCing is using CRU. CRU allows you to set "native" resolutions, which games will recognize.
Edited by coelacanth - 3/26/14 at 5:39pm
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Before installing that driver, your monitor shows up as a generic PnP device. That driver tells programs that your monitor isn't a generic 60Hz monitor, but that it's capable of more Hz.

As an example, without that driver, some games may run at 60Hz even if you have 96Hz set in your NVCP. But with that driver the games will be able to tell that your monitor is capable of 96Hz, 120Hz etc.

It has nothing to do with OCing, but getting programs to recognize that you OCed.

Yeah, just read what it does, thanks though. All my games see the 96hz already.
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Yeah, just read what it does, thanks though. All my games see the 96hz already.

Are you using the NVCP method to OC or CRU? With CRU you don't need the driver because you're creating "native" resolutions / refresh rates.

And you are right, I believe that the Hz recognition issue only pops up sometimes.
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