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Games look 'Grainy'

#1TiamatKillerPosted 9/6/2013 6:18:59 PM
Not sure if it's the graphical style of the game (Outlast) or a problem with my card. Outlast seems to look kind of grainy, kind of like an old film, but the game looks amazing. My card is overclocked to 900MHz.

A while back, I booted up The Witcher 2 and that one I definitely had a problem, because I could actually see lines on the screen (I didn't take a screenshot and don't really know how else to explain it). I haven't had any other problems or weird things happening, graphically, so I am not really sure what this all means.
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#2DarkZV2BetaPosted 9/6/2013 6:20:50 PM
Use DVI instead of VGA.
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#3TiamatKiller(Topic Creator)Posted 9/6/2013 6:22:37 PM
DarkZV2Beta posted...
Use DVI instead of VGA.


I am using a DVI link
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#4DarkZV2BetaPosted 9/6/2013 6:24:19 PM
Reset to factory clocks and see if the problem persists.
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#5SlaynPosted 9/6/2013 6:53:55 PM
Try another cable. Are you running native resolution?
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#6TiamatKiller(Topic Creator)Posted 9/6/2013 7:08:50 PM
I'm using a DVI cable that came with my monitor. Everything is running at 1080p, 16:9 resolution (native). I haven't seen this problem on any of my other games, and the line thing only happened on TW2 the one time that I played.

I uploaded some public screenshots to give an example, because again, I'm not sure if the game is supposed to look that way or not. This is the first time I've bothered doing screenshots, so I'm not sure how to allow you guys to see them as well (someone will have to tell me).
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#7Fade2black001Posted 9/6/2013 7:10:38 PM
TiamatKiller posted...
I'm using a DVI cable that came with my monitor. Everything is running at 1080p, 16:9 resolution (native). I haven't seen this problem on any of my other games, and the line thing only happened on TW2 the one time that I played.

I uploaded some public screenshots to give an example, because again, I'm not sure if the game is supposed to look that way or not. This is the first time I've bothered doing screenshots, so I'm not sure how to allow you guys to see them as well (someone will have to tell me).


Care to share these pics?
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#8TiamatKiller(Topic Creator)Posted 9/6/2013 7:21:01 PM
Fade2black001 posted...
TiamatKiller posted...
I'm using a DVI cable that came with my monitor. Everything is running at 1080p, 16:9 resolution (native). I haven't seen this problem on any of my other games, and the line thing only happened on TW2 the one time that I played.

I uploaded some public screenshots to give an example, because again, I'm not sure if the game is supposed to look that way or not. This is the first time I've bothered doing screenshots, so I'm not sure how to allow you guys to see them as well (someone will have to tell me).


Care to share these pics?


I just said that I don't know how. Do I go to my screenshots page in a browser and copy/paste? Do I give you guys my Steam ID? I've never bothered with screenshots before, as I stated.
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#9WerdnAndreWPosted 9/6/2013 7:21:34 PM
Save the images to your desktop and upload them here
http://imgur.com/
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#10FaPaThYPosted 9/6/2013 7:25:25 PM(edited)
If you don't have Fraps or something to do screenshots with, just press 'Print Screen', open up MS Paint, Paste, Save, then upload it. Or use whatever Steam's screenshot button is, but Steam screenshots are pretty crappy.
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