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Showing "not operating in optimum mode"

After i have installed counterstrike condition zero, and have been playing for it for a month more or less, i believe it has damaged my samsung 710v 17" monitor.. because in counterstrike cz i used a different resolution or refresh rate. now it has no display, but sometimes it is showing this message "not in optimum mode.. " i tried using other monitors and adjusting into its required resolution, the same like the message implies (1024x280) as optimum mode. then plugging it back again. The same thing happens.. can some of you people can help me with this? i hope it can get fix..please help

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Re: showing "not operating in optimum mode"

Havu you checked on ohter cpu if it showing same problume then 100% your LCD monitor haveing Logic Board Problume it must be in warranty if not in warranty you can contact me

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Re: showing "not operating in optimum mode"

1024 x 280? The optimum mode for a Samsung 710V is 1280x1024 at 60Hz. Most LCD monitors don't need to run faster than 60Hz... you don't get the scanning flicker of a CRT, and some won't run much beyond 60Hz. Since, unlike CRTs, LCDs are digital displays, your "optimum" mode is when there's a 1:1 correspondence between the screen's pixels and what your computer is feed it.

It should still work fine at 1024x768 or some other standard mode, but you'll get pixel blocking, so things will look a bit fuzzy. That's a problem for regular computer graphics, it may not be a problem for games.

In general, a modern monitor has circuitry to protect against modes it cannot support. Normally, an operating system requests information about the monitor (this works over standard VGA connections, not only on DVI or HDMI digital connections) and will not drive the monitor beyond its capabilities. Some video games, however, do set up their own modes. If you had previously optimized for another screen, and haven't changed anything in the game setup, that's likely your problem.

On a CRT, it's not uncommon to run at 75Hz, 80Hz, or higher refresh, and that could be the problem you're seeing. Try adjusting the refresh rate set by the game to 60Hz and see if things work better.

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Re: showing "not operating in optimum mode"

Reinstall the display drivers in safe mode this you can do by pressing F8 and in safe mode, you can also try restoring the machine to previous state Good Luck

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