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I was using VGA ->VGA-DVI->GPU

Just hooked up a new DVI-DVI cable, and GTA4 looks messed up. I knew right away just in the loading screen with the characters pictures, their outer edges are all jagged.

In game same thing, many lines that looked solid and smooth are now jagged, even the lines on the GPS are jagged, and even the words asking if you want to quit are messed up.

I checked Far Cry 2 and Fallout NV, and they look at least as good as I remember, and I checked some 700MB .avi movies and they looked normal too.

The animated smilies to my left as I type look more pixelated than I remember too.


If there's no fix for this GTA4 problem, I'll go back to the other.


Any thoughts
Edited by Mit Namso - 4/6/11 at 5:05am
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post #2 of 12
It's not real DVI.

It's VGA that's converted.

Why can't you just go DVI from 6950 to DVI on monitor?

Much clearer IMO
post #3 of 12
probably just resolutions set difrent?
try changing resolution in game
post #4 of 12
dodgy cable is my first thought
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dodgy cable is my first thought
this.

make sure its plugged in properly and clear of dust.
     
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DVI is a digital signal though, its either all or nothing. Not like VGA which can have "interference."
    
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I am using LCD DVI to GPU DVI

jpegs look WAY better than I remember, BFBC2 looks normal or better.

I only had this 6950 for about 2 weeks, so I'm only now getting to play some of the big games they way they should be.


If I have to , I'll switch back and forth, because to makes GTA4 look ridiculously crappy.
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What about HDMI? You should try that and see what happens.
    
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Re-check your settings, something has probably changed.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Maxxa View Post
Re-check your settings, something has probably changed.
The in game resolution was set to 800x600, thats why it looked so bad.

I just set to back to 1080p, and it looks great.

Why the game took it upon itself to change that....???
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