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Windows 7: Nvidia 8600 Performance

02 Dec 2009   #1
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Nvidia 8600 Performance

Hello

Did some digging around but could not find anything that addressed my issue directly.

I have a Nvidia 8600 GT graphics card with windows 7 ultimate clean installed on an amd athlon 4200 duo core 2.2ghz proccessor and 2 GB of ddr RAM

Installed latest drivers 8.17.11.9562 released from nvidia nov 20th 2009.

Everything appeared to be working smoothly until i began streaming divx. The sound was out of sync considerably from the start and continuing to get worse as the video played. The picture quality appeared to be lower as well.

Viewing flash movies from youtube produced "lagging" or skipping. At least 3-5 seconds apart.
These problems were mainly experienced in full screen viewing at 1680 x 1050.

The only temporary fix was to lower my colour quality from High -32 to Medium 16.

This has fixed the problem completely. However I can no longer use Aero effects.
I would like to use Aero. My performace ranks my card at a 6.4 for Aero performance
While in High 32 colour, Aero runs beautifully. So does every other feature for that matter. But video playback suffers. Having a media pc makes this a problem for me.


Any idea or possibly solution?

Thank You


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02 Dec 2009   #2
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Hi.

You probably have a lot of useless "junk" starting with Windows causing the issue.

Type msinfo32 in the start menu. Hit enter. Ctrl+s on the screen that opens. Rar or zip the saved file and attach to a post using the paperclip. We can have a look.

In the meantime, visit Adobe's site with whatever browser you're using and update to the latest Flash.
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02 Dec 2009   #3
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

This is a clean install of windows.
The only things starting are AVG, Microsoft office, Msn messenger
I have the most update flash.
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02 Dec 2009   #4
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

AVG is your cause. Completely uninstall that from the system. Disabling has no effect.
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02 Dec 2009   #5
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

I will try this.
Is there another anti-virus that won't cause this problem that you can recommend?
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02 Dec 2009   #6
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

I use integrated Kaspersky as part of ZoneAlarm Extreme.

https://www.zonealarm.com/security/e...A-60day-1user#

I can't really speak of others but MSE should be good since it's made by Microsoft.
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03 Dec 2009   #7
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Disabled AVG and had no effect on the problem whatsoever.
Any other ideas?
Divx movies using the web player appear to have diminished quality of picture as well
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03 Dec 2009   #8
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Update : installed win xp drivers. Am able to function/watch videos at 32 high colour. but Aero is not functioning.
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03 Dec 2009   #9
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

No, not disable. That doesn't do anything. Uninstall needed.
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03 Dec 2009   #10
staddy

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

sorry i meant uninstalled.
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