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So that screen flicker stuff still happens with my Visiontek 7970. Not sure why it does it. I've uninstalled the drivers more than a few times and it still does it every time. Even with different driver versions from old stable to new beta. It'll flicker about the screen or it will just go haywire if I try to watch a video every now and then. I've reset the OC's to default on both the card and the cpu and it still does it. The strange thing is I only ever notice the problem when I plug in my ASUS 24" monitor. It can't be the monitor because when the problem bugs it always says the display drivers have failed.

So do my drivers not properly support dual monitors or what? Any ideas?
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post #42 of 45
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Update:

So when I tried watching YouTube video or any videos my screen would bug out and it would go haywire. When I uninstalled CCC and turned off Afterburner the videos play fine like nothing ever happened and the screens work wonderfully. Any ideas besides something is going on with AMD drivers?
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post #43 of 45
zero core can mix things up if the memory frequency changes then screen flickers.
only solution I know is to run memory locked using afterburner.

I run 2 settings, one for gaming, one for desktop use.
using multiple screens memory changing state flickers so set it at stable with afterburner fixes it for me.
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zero core can mix things up if the memory frequency changes then screen flickers.
only solution I know is to run memory locked using afterburner.

I run 2 settings, one for gaming, one for desktop use.
using multiple screens memory changing state flickers so set it at stable with afterburner fixes it for me.


Zerocore is a low power state where the gpu is almost shutdown save for the "zero core" ie. a special low power core. What you're referring to as changing clocks is traditionally known as Powerplay. There's a couple ways of getting around PP. You can either run unofficial overclock and bypass PP (works most of the time) or create your own PP tables with clocks high enough so it doesn't flicker. Why is this thread still active when its for all intents and purposes rather easy to combat?
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This thread is still active because I haven't found a solution to the problem yet.
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