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Hello,

Last night I noticed while gaming I was getting red flickering dots on one monitor (I run in eyefinity).

It even does this at stock clocks. When I disabled crossfire it went away, however I find it weird that only one monitor has this going on.

It just happens to be the monitor Im using the Accel Active mini DP to DVI on.


Anyone ever have this happen or have any idea on a solution?
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If it's on the same exact place, then you could have stuck pixels...
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The way cfx works you'd see it on all 3 monitors if it was an artifact due to rendering problems. Thus I'd point to your adapter. Try moving the adapter to another screen?
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If it's on the same exact place, then you could have stuck pixels...
If disabling crossfire causes this to go away I wouldnt think that to be the case.
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The way cfx works you'd see it on all 3 monitors if it was an artifact due to rendering problems. Thus I'd point to your adapter. Try moving the adapter to another screen?
I was going to try that lastnight, but ran out of time. Its first on my list tonight.
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Check your video card and monitor cable connections. I had that issue on a work computer; one of two monitors had dozens of flickering red dots everywhere, and I discovered the cable was ever so slightly pulled out of the video card port.
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Disconnected everything and rehooked everything with connections running to different monitors. No red dots. However my left monitor was fading in and out bright to dim. I played with the settings and it seemed something in there was causing the smart dimmer to go crazy. Placed them all on standard and so far so good...
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