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Brightness flickering in Photoshop

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Aug 18, 2020

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Hi everyone,

 

I've been reading around and the brightness flickering in Photoshop seems to be a common problem, but I was wondering if anything has changed with the latest versions of Photoshop or not.

 

I have a Dell XPS 15 7590, with 16gb of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card. If I tell Photoshop not to use the graphics card the problem disappears but then what was the point of buying this machine? Are there any other solutions that let you continue using the graphics card?

 

All my drivers are up to date and I am running Photoshop 21.2.2, the latest update

 

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Brightness flickering in Photoshop

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Hi everyone,

 

I've been reading around and the brightness flickering in Photoshop seems to be a common problem, but I was wondering if anything has changed with the latest versions of Photoshop or not.

 

I have a Dell XPS 15 7590, with 16gb of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card. If I tell Photoshop not to use the graphics card the problem disappears but then what was the point of buying this machine? Are there any other solutions that let you continue using the graphics card?

 

All my drivers are up to date and I am running Photoshop 21.2.2, the latest update

 

Thank you

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Thanks, but the issue doesn't affect all the screen, it remains contained to Photoshop. I seem to be experiencing the problems people report when you have two graphics card in your machine, since there is also an Intel UHD Gaphic 630.

 

I'm pretty sure it has something to do with the graphics card, but I haven't seen any valid solution to date. All my display drivers are up to date

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Hi, thanks but I've already done that, it hasn't fixed the issue. Should I try calling Dell?

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I have been having the same issue.  Using iMac (Retina 4K, 21.5-inch, 2017) with a Wacom Cintiq 27 QHD.  Sometimes when drawing in photoshop the values in the image will shift.  So when the pen is not down it will be darker and then when I begin drawing the values will flick lighter.  It doesnt happen all of the time that I can tell.  My GPU seems to be working fine accorindg to the Activity monitor but I'm not sure how to more extensively test this.

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