Isn't anyone else having problems with the screen flickering?

It appears a combination of 60Hz and low latency mode being enabled causes my display to flicker, this happens both through USB-C to my Mac and HDMI 2.1 with my PS5.

The flickering is not “in your face” obvious but it’s worse than a subtle flicker (which the display shouldn’t do anyway). I’ve noticed it doesn’t happen in Quake remastered at 120Hz and in macOS at 144Hz, but the infuriating thing is most PS5 games run at 60FPS/Hz.

I’m still on firmware 102 due to not having a Windows PC available to upgrade (actually I tried my wife’s ancient laptop but the firmware update fails instantly). I’m at the point now I may just buy a cheap mini PC/stick from Amazon, do the update, then return it :disguised_face: But I don’t see anywhere in the 104 firmware info about it resolving a flickering issue at 60Hz with low-latency mode enabled.

Video: Spectrum Flicker - YouTube

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I’m having the exact same experience with my PS5 and my work laptop. I’ve upgraded the firmware but it has not alleviated the problem unfortunately.

Hey @jrortiz I don’t know if Yep resolved the flickering issue but other users have reported success fixing flickering with;

  • upgrading or changing cables, particularly switching to HDMI v2.1
  • changing from DP to HDMI
  • updating Spectrum to firmware 105
  • updating video card drivers - particularly Nvidia

Unfortunately, these aren’t universal and some users - like you updating your firmware - report that they don’t work in their case. What firmware did you upgrade to? Have you tried any of these other fixes? What kind of laptop do you have? how are you connected to the Spectrum? Is the flickering constant or intermittent?

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