Subject Re: [IBO] G550 (Was: FIRST Prob with patch Id?)
Author Lester Caine
> Sorry for getting OT, but I just have to ask Lester.
> I also have a G550 (with a ViewSonic VX900 - flat 19" 1280x1024; Win2k
> SP2). I've installed the latest (I think) drivers, but experience 'noise'
> on the screen: round or rectangular patches. With earlier drivers and
> 1024x768 on a 17" CRT the G550 worked better, but the picture was never
> totally 'clean'. Does the G550 work flawlessly for you?

Version of Matrox drivers in Device manager comes up as -

W2k SP3 - XP did not like dual screen, so it went <g>

Have you had a play with the 'Advanced' setings in Display
Properties. Matrox Monitor settings give you a nice full
secreen test card and adustments window (Adjust Current
display mode). Of cause the problem is you can also adjust
the display so just which is correct to change ...

I'm running 60Hz refresh and all is stable. Anything faster
seems to be pushing it, so try turning it down if you are
faster. LCD flicker is a lot lest than a monitor anyway, and
there is probably a frame buffer in the display anyway!

Lester Caine
L.S.Caine Electronic Services