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Posted · Original PosterOP

I have a question... 


I really enjoy gaming and play almost everyday, 

I have a Dell 1080p 144Hz Monitor 

Nvidia RTX 2080 Super 

32GB DDr4 Memory @ 3200mhz 

and a Core I5 9600KF processor. 


I just wanted to know,

Why does my monitor glow so much when turning on graphics to ultra and in 4k scaling? 

My frames are fine in even high end games like Insurgency Sandstorm and the like of Battlefield 5 even with RTX ON ( Scuse the pun) 


I have this awkward tearing even on 144Hz so my question really is, 

In the case of 4k... Is it better to keep it at 60hz? Or does it even matter? 


Any response would be appreciated! 




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3 minutes ago, cbiscuit456 said:

Why does my monitor glow so much when turning on graphics to ultra and in 4k scaling?

Not sure what you mean by this.

3 minutes ago, cbiscuit456 said:

In the case of 4k... Is it better to keep it at 60hz? Or does it even matter? 

Does your display support Gsync or Freesync? Either would eliminate tearing without resorting to a lower refresh rate.


If you don't have those, and the tearing really bothers you, and you don't mind running at lower refresh rates, then go ahead and set it to 60HZ. If you like it better, then it is better.


However, there is nothing intrinsic about 60Hz that is "better" with 4K.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Thanks for the Reply, 

I do have a GSync capable monitor and it is active at all times. 

I run at 144hz in all my game set to full screen. 

The tearing itself only happens now and then but i do get this weird glow around the edges of the characters as well as some distant blurring on certain objects in the game. I will find some examples and post them here tonight as I play. Thanks again! 

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