TFT Screen Clarity

By Nefer999
Apr 6, 2004
  1. Hi All, I just got a snazzy new system and built it yesterday. (You can see it's spec in my profile).

    My problem is that I'm running two machines through a Belkin switch box into an Iiyama ProLite E430S 17" TFT monitor, and with my old machine, the screen is crystal clear, but with my new machine it is fuzzy with shadowing.

    I've installed all the latest NVIDIA drivers, the laster Iiyama monitor drivers (although my old machine doesn't need them). Both machines are on the same version of Windows XP Pro.

    I'm really at a loss about what to try next. :( Any suggestions will be more than welcome.

    Thanks in advance,
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 4,274

    Try plugging the screen directly to the 2nd machine & see if you still have the problem ( that way you can rule out the possibility of a faulty switch connector ).

    PS. Welcome to TechSpot. Hope you enjoy your stay.:wave:
  3. Nefer999

    Nefer999 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks, I will try that tonight. And thanks for the welcome :D
  4. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,589   +278

    Someone else that likes badminton... wow.
    An extra special welcome for you :D

    I've noticed that there are font smoothing options in XP that I tried with my Hyundai Q17 TFT and it just made it look fuzzy. Check you don't have something like that enabled. Also do you have both machines connected via RGB? Or by DVI? As Didou says try the connection straight from the card ;)
  5. Nefer999

    Nefer999 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the help guys... running monitor straight into card works sweet thanks. Just means I can't use my switch box anymore :dead:

    Cheers, Nefer.
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