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Question 144hz Monitor flickering when Freesync / Gsync Enabled in Game only

Jun 1, 2020
Hi All

I bought a new, non compatible FreeSync Monitor, 144hz 27". When I use a DP Cable with Gsync enabled my screen flickers (goes black for a second and back on). This only happens in games and mainly on loading screen. Testing on Diablo 3 :) it happens seldom, randomly during play as well. If I disable FreeSync on the monitor the game runs fine, similarly if I use a HDMI cable the game runs fine, however no GSync option with HDMI (GTX1070). I have tried a few other games too with similar outcomes.

I just bought a new DP cable, 1.2 and the issue still persists. I have tried playing around with settings in game but no luck. Games are perfect without FreeSync. Latest drivers installed. Monitor Technology option set to Gsync Complient in Nvidia Control panel.

Any advice would be appreciated.