My Monitor is flickering, driver updated but is still flickering

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My monitor is an AOC 717swa, it is a year old next month. My problem is the monitor started flickering upon update of video card driver. My video card is His Radeon 5670. To I reinstalled the older driver I had before. But it did not help. What could I do next to troubleshoot my monitor and fix my problem?

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My Monitor is flickering, driver updated but is still flickering

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Please replace new monitor instead of that old. Your video card is okay but problem is monitor . it should be repaired.

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My Monitor is flickering, driver updated but is still flickering

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Hey Pal! Before you replace the monitor or think of doing so, its advisable to counter check where the problem really is. In a technical point of view, I would consider that you check one thing at a time. Start with the monitor itself, connect it to another PC or laptop and see how it behaves, next, (if possible) connect another monitor to the same VGA card and see its behavior too. This way, you will be able to isolate problem after problem. If indeed the monitor has the issue, try adjusting the ‘Screen Refresh Rate’ from the Display properties > Advanced. Change from 60 Hertz to 65 Hertz all the way to 75 Hertz and Apply while noting the effects of each. You could also check that the VGA cable is well connected and secured in place. Mostly when the cable starts to wear out, the screen will start showing funny colors as well as flickering (at times). If the screen is OK and you test the VGA card on another screen and indeed find out that it’s the VGA card, try removing its drivers completely from the system, plug it on another slot (if possible) and install the drivers again. I hope this is helpful. Regards

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