This article provides information on screen tearing when using AMD Eyefinity multi-display technology.
When using AMD Eyefinity technology with multiple displays employing dissimilar display interfaces (eg. A combination of DVI and DisplayPort™ connections), the user may observe screen tearing on one or two displays when moving a windowed application across the desktop, while watching a video, or when objects move across a scene in a game application.
The issue can be caused by, but is not limited to, one of the following conditions:
- Display synchronization is currently not supported across dissimilar display interfaces.
- Display synchronization is currently not supported across multiple displays with non-identical display timings.
How to troubleshoot the issue:
The following troubleshooting tips can help identify and resolve the cause of the issue:
- Screen tearing can be avoided by employing only DisplayPort connections in Eyefinity display groups.
- Screen tearing can be avoided on a specific display by designating a ‘preferred display’ in an Eyefinity display group using AMD Catalyst™ Control Center (or AMD Vision Engine Control Center).
This article applies to the following configuration(s):
- ATI Radeon™ HD 5xxx Series of Products
- AMD Radeon HD 6xxx Series of Products
- AMD Radeon HD 7xxx Series of Products
- Windows® 7 64-bit Edition
- Windows 7 32-bit Edition
- Windows Vista® 64-bit Edition
- Windows Vista 32-bit Edition