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My new HD5850 makes all text and anything wave from side to side, its not doing a dance but you know what i mean, its just not still and wavy, but right now im plugged into my GT240 and all text is as clear as day, anyone know why?
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could be your refresh rate ?
    
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could be your refresh rate ?
Yep, agreed, check your refresh rate.
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ref rate = 60hz as usual, same with my GT240
But for some reason that fixed it, why come?
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If thats the case , then your card could be faulty ? One thing i do recommend is uninstalling your nvidia card and removing anything to do with it before you install your ati card ... What drivers are u using for ur 5850? and is their remaining nvidia drivers on ur system while ur trying to run ur ati card ? this could mean driver confliction .. If you have forceware drivers installed along with catalyst i dont think they make very good frends .
    
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If thats the case , then your card could be faulty ? One thing i do recommend is uninstalling your nvidia card and removing anything to do with it before you install your ati card ... What drivers are u using for ur 5850? and is their remaining nvidia drivers on ur system while ur trying to run ur ati card ? this could mean driver confliction .
ATI = 11.1
i want the nvidia drivers because my GT240 is for physX but theyre 260.99
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Have you done the ati physx mod ? you cant naturally put a physx card with a primary ati card .

read this http://www.overclock.net/ati/591872-...ows-7-ati.html
    
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Have you done the ati physx mod ? you cant naturally put a physx card with a primary ati card .

read this http://www.overclock.net/ati/591872-...ows-7-ati.html
well ya of course i did the physX mod, otherwise i couldnt have a GT240 for physsx!
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