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Strange Transparent lines fading down screen RMA? again :(

BoxKiD
Level 7
i just got a g53sw back from rma a few weeks back and now ive notcied this strange faded/tranparent line that are scrolling the screen.
i know its not the monitors its self as i disabled the gpu in device manager and they have gone...

but when i enable they reappear

i have tried older drivers and newer drivers also

this is most noticeable on the windows logon screen

faulty gpu?

what do u guys think? / RMA?
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JRd1st
Level 12
Do you have any strong magnetic fields next to your notebook? Not likely.

I think this may be caused by a possibly faulty dimmer board. (it's what power/dims your display led's)

If it's always there and especially if other people can readily see it, then RMA!!!
Read the User's Manual for more info. 😄



G74SX-A1 BIOS 203
Intel 6230 WiFi/BT
LG E2350 LED LCD Monitor
Intel Series 510 120 GB SSD

Drivers, Apps and How To's
Latest nVidia Drivers

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its quite faint i am worried its the gpu

i just did a complete restore and its gone... but then it came back and its gone again :s

(lost my SKYRIM save as i forgot to back that up sooooo many hours wasted 😞 )

ill leave to see if it returns

JRd1st
Level 12
If its repeatable and others can see it RE-RMA!
Read the User's Manual for more info. 😄



G74SX-A1 BIOS 203
Intel 6230 WiFi/BT
LG E2350 LED LCD Monitor
Intel Series 510 120 GB SSD

Drivers, Apps and How To's
Latest nVidia Drivers

JRd1st on DeviantArt.com

BoxKiD
Level 7
it keeps returning and going, should i rma and report and a gpu issue?

JRd1st
Level 12
If it's repeatable and if other people can see it, too then RMA, I guess.
Read the User's Manual for more info. 😄



G74SX-A1 BIOS 203
Intel 6230 WiFi/BT
LG E2350 LED LCD Monitor
Intel Series 510 120 GB SSD

Drivers, Apps and How To's
Latest nVidia Drivers

JRd1st on DeviantArt.com

it is really hard to notice, took my girlfriend some time to notice it.

another thing is when im running on battery and watching movies or viewing videos on youtube for example my screen will blink really fast once then repeat again a few seconds later , also really hard to notice

BoxKiD
Level 7
ive found the problem! it only occurs when 100Hertz .. 120Hertz is fine , ive just noticed i no longer have a 60Hertz option ??? anyhelp