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What is the difference between Nvidia's G-SYNC and AMD's FreeSync?

I recently read about Nvidia's G-SYNC technology and it sounds pretty cool! Their solution seemed quite elegant to me. That is, until I read about AMD's FreeSync technology. The main difference I ...
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probing/setting Xorg conf values

Is there any way to probe values from Xorg just so i don't have to restart it several times, each time with each value to see which one works best. By probing i can already write down the behaviour ...
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Video playback shows fault lines where it looks like parts of two frames are being spliced together (edit: called “tearing”)

I'm using Gentoo Linux with 3.8.13 x86 kernel at home and 3.10.4 x86_64 kernel at work. When I'm watching 720p or 1080p HD .mkv containing a H264 MPEG-4 video in full screen mode (VLC, mplayer) I'm ...
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How to get rid of screen tearing

I have a 23" NEC IPS display and the nvidia 9800 gt video card. Even when I enable vsync in flash and games, I still get tearing--a line in the middle of the screen every few seconds or so. Is the ...
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Screen tearing with GeForce 550 Ti

Recently I switched to the new monitor and graphic card - DELL U2312HM and GeForce GTX 550 Ti. I have problems with screen tearing, like in this picture from Wikipedia: Author: Vanessaezekowitz ...
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How can I resolve screen tearing on my HP DV6 6140TX?

I installed WIndows 7 fresh on my laptop, and now it boots in Fixed mode (Switchable graphics as set in BIOS) But on booting, whenever dGPU (AMD 6770M) is selected, I get screen tearing. And this ...
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Screen tearing in Firefox when using middle mouse button to scroll

Whenever i use my middle mouse button to scroll through a web page (any web page) the screen starts tearing. Additional info This does not happen in any other browser. I have latest graphic card ...
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Peculiar “Vertical” screen tearing in Windows 7

I have a rather peculiar problem. I'm running Windows 7 and have an Nvidia GTX 470 GPU. When I have a video playing in one window and try to scroll in another window that overlaps the video window, ...
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Why does this image cause screen flickering?

Image from Avast! software overlay on desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/1e5iP.png Image from SteamCommunity website (most pronounced around the second horizontal gray divider): ...
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Screen tearing using Firefox and Chrome at full screen

About ten minutes ago, I came back to my computer and noticed that my screen seemed to be "tearing" to the right, comparable to the wind effect in GIMP. This was mostly on the edges of the Chrome ...
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Ubuntu: Windows have rough and choppy edges with any graphic driver

obviously (my) Ubuntu has problems with the x window system. Every time when I move any window, this window looks rough and choppy on the edges (see http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/24439/). First ...
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How to prevent this window behaviour in Linux

This happens when I move the windows. Details: openbox ATI proprietary driver no problem in OpenGL contexts I don't want to use any compositing manager It's not so strange, quite common in fact. ...