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Question Flickering in games with new MSI Optix MAG341CQ 34"

Jun 28, 2020
Hello. I'm getting some flickering while gaming. I'm using a MSI Optix MAG341CQ 34" I recently upgraded to.

Was working fine at 100hz. Today, I was cleaning out old programs, and uninstalled the software for my old monitor. (LG Onscreen control.) Since doing that, my screen will now flicker when I have a game running. Annoyingly so. I reinstalled the display driver, as well as the Nvidia driver and neither helped. When I boot in safe mode, there's no flicker. After messing around, if I put the refresh rate from 100 to 60, the flicker goes away. I can't figure out why previously 100hz was fine before uninstalling the unnecessary software, but now something isn't. Any suggestions?? It's driving me crazy. The monitor isn't listed as Gsync compatible, but everything I've read says it should be without issue. Any advice is appreciated.