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LCD Monitor issues

Hi all! I have a new view sonic 19" monitor with 1680x1050 resolution. When playing games background graphics (trees especially, buildings edges, etc)look very wavy, like a heat wave or mirage if that makes sense.they look pretty bad all in all. My graphics card is not the best (ati 2600xt) but its not horrible. When adjusting anti aliasing I see an improvment but my fps drops from a constant 60 fps to 40, 40 isnt the bad but at that point the gamse get stuttery and hard to play. My computer is a XPS420 so should also handle most of this. Does anyone have any suggestions on where to start? thanks in advance!

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Nice card but...

In reply to: LCD Monitor issues

You may have to pull back on the resolution to give the gpu, cpu and drivers time to render better. You can try latest drivers from motherboard, audio to video as well but my best trick is to drop the pixel count.
Bob

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card related then

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Ok thanks! one thing I did not mention was that its a widescreen and the next supported widescreen res is 1280x768 so thats a big drop. You think its card related then? Ive been thinking about upgrading the card anyway haha.

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Why not try it?

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That's not a big drop as it's above HD quality still and would answer if there is something to be gained there.

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