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Samsung ue40f8000 gaming black flicker/smearing


I have recently bought a Samsung UE40f8000 and have hooked my pc up to it, but am having some issues with the picture when in motion. Whilst the picture looks amazing most of the time, in pretty much all games to some extent, I get this dark flicker or smearing when I move the game camera

Its quite bad in DA2, as hopefully shown in the link above if you look at the trees when I flick the controller.

This doesn't happen on my pc monitor, and I have tried turning off every option on the hdtv, one by one, but it doesn't seem defeatable (including eco settings, game mode, renaming input to pc etc).I do have some luck when I increase the brightness of the tv (or lower the darkness), and it seems to only affect dark objects. It also happens on my ps4 too. I'm thinking this is either a fault with my particular tv, or a by-product of a feature that I am not able to switch off.

I'm just wondering if anyone else experiences this, whether this is a common effect when gaming on a hdtv, or if you think its a fault and worth pursuing with samsung? I did drop Samsung support an email (more or less saying what i've said here), but they weren't very helpful and suggested enabling/disabling certain picture options, all of which I had tried.



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Product of the tech you are using

In reply to: Samsung ue40f8000 gaming black flicker/smearing

Unfortunately, this is not at all uncommon with LCD.

You need to upgrade to a better quality rig that can handle the fast motion.

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Ask Samsung how to setup for games.

In reply to: Samsung ue40f8000 gaming black flicker/smearing

Some Samsungs have you name the input "PC" and others have a "Game mode" and others have you turn off motion processing. I no longer fetch the manual unless folk in their top post supply the link but it's a good enough display but with dozens of settings if you can't figure it out, call in and ask.


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