[MPlayer-users] DVD - Split Screen

Brian Craft bcboy at thecraftstudio.com
Wed Feb 26 19:10:05 CET 2003

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 01:19:07PM +0000, Martin Collins wrote:
> > I think it means your refresh rate is way too high. Use something
> > sane and the problem should go away. BTW if you watch movies on your
> > monitor, you REALLY should set the refresh rate to 72 Hz (or rather
> > 71.928 Hz, exactly 3x the framerate you plan to watch).
> Or 75Hz if you are in PAL-land. I too have a G400. The problem seems to
> be to do with total video bandwidth so you have a choice of reducing
> resolution, refresh or colour depth. I run at 1600x1200x16 at 85Hz with
> good results but if I go to 24 bit colour the problem shows up.
> 1600x1200x24 at 75Hz is also too high, unfortunately.

Ah. I think I'm running it around 70Hz. That's probably the issue. I find that
at 16bpp the video looks muddy.


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