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mungee
03-29-2004, 12:29 PM
I have a GeForce 4 Ti 4400 (127,5MB) graphics card.
I use the GeForce 3/4 setting in FB setup options.
I have noticed that I get feint lines slightly (curved upwards towards the middle of the sceen)when I use the 1152x864x32 resolution - the lines are really only noticeable in a light blue sky .... but the lines don't seem to be there for the 1024x768x32 and the 1280x960x32 settings.
Has anyone got any suggestions as to how to overcome this.

Thanks.

mungee
03-29-2004, 12:29 PM
I have a GeForce 4 Ti 4400 (127,5MB) graphics card.
I use the GeForce 3/4 setting in FB setup options.
I have noticed that I get feint lines slightly (curved upwards towards the middle of the sceen)when I use the 1152x864x32 resolution - the lines are really only noticeable in a light blue sky .... but the lines don't seem to be there for the 1024x768x32 and the 1280x960x32 settings.
Has anyone got any suggestions as to how to overcome this.

Thanks.

Moog42
03-30-2004, 04:37 AM
This happens to me too. AFAIK, it has to do with magnetic interference. I was playing the game in 1182x864x32 when I rearranged my computer setup and moved two 60W speakers right beside my monitor. After first noticing the lines, I tried some troubleshooting and eventually discovered that the lines moved when I moved my speakers, so I returned them to their original positions a few more feet away. Unfortunately the lines remained there, although bizarrely they match the contours of the cockpit so they're not that noticeable. Since upgrading to 1gig RAM I've been playing in 1600x1280x32 with no external interference. It seems as if the speakers only damaged that one resolution setting. The problem now is the monitor itself... it's a 21" Cornerstone that's actually designed to run at very high resolutions and refresh rates. From the very start I saw little repeating horizontal patterns and after the speaker affair I thought that this was due to permanent interference (it happened on all resolutions), but since doing some research about this phenomenon, called moiré patterning, I've learned that it's actually a *good* sign and means that your image is ultra sharp. My monitor has moiré reduction controls but these have no effect. Still, it's hardly noticeable and I tend to concentrate more on the sim than the screen! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Besides, it's not as if a RL pilot can pause a dogfight because of a dirty canopy. Being sporting is one thing, but wing-walking over to your opponent with a squeegie? C'mon... personally I'd clean his canopy and then shoot him with my service revolver http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Hope this helps

Play It Cool

-Barra

Moog42
03-30-2004, 04:40 AM
1182x864x32 should'a been 1152x864x32 http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/35.gif

resev
03-30-2004, 05:09 AM
I have a pretty good idea of what is going on, but i need an answer first to be certain.

Tell me, are your monitors based on Trinitron or Diamondtron screens?

Tell me that, and also tell me the size of the monitor.

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lil_labbit
03-30-2004, 05:26 AM
Try setting your monitor's intensity back a bit - if they disappear http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Trinitron and some others have wires internaly right before the screen mask, they could show too - if so I dont know what to do.

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Night is better than Day

BaldieJr
03-30-2004, 05:31 AM
It sounds like dithering to me. Use a standard resolution to get rid of it. I think the art for il2/fb was designed in/for 1024x768.

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