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post #1 of 10
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My brother's computer constantly gets a "frequency out of range" message on the monitor when he tries to play game. It does this...on EVERY monitor I've tried his computer with. It boggles my mind. Help? It never did this before.
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post #2 of 10
try lowering the refresh rate on old CRT's they could easily do 100Hz but on nwere LCD's do i think like 60Hz-75Hz
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Originally Posted by coltsrock View Post
try lowering the refresh rate on old CRT's they could easily do 100Hz but on nwere LCD's do i think like 60Hz-75Hz


Well, that's the thing. I can't change the refresh rate, it's stuck at 60Hz.
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post #4 of 10
Wrong resolution. 640x400 doesn't run on my LCD. 320x200 and 320x240 does...
BTW what games were you trying?
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post #5 of 10
That happens to me when i OC too far and something errs. Try reverting to stock.
post #6 of 10
Set the resolution to 8x6..see how that works..if its an lcd, try 1024x768....
 
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But see, that can't be right. Because it's been running at 1600x1200 for years, at 60Hz. I suppose it must be the overclock, but how on Earth would the overclock affect how the monitor performs?

My little brother was trying to play Fable.
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post #8 of 10
Make sure AGP/PCI/PCIE freqs are locked...
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by risingpowers View Post
But see, that can't be right. Because it's been running at 1600x1200 for years, at 60Hz. I suppose it must be the overclock, but how on Earth would the overclock affect how the monitor performs?

My little brother was trying to play Fable.
I always thought the same thing... "How could it be the OC?" But there's no other reason for that to happen. Just try stock for a while and see if the problem persists.
post #10 of 10
if the cpu isn't stable, anything could happen
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