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Windows 7: Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7


22 Aug 2009   #411

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 

This new performance option is bullcrap , it does not fix the clocks jumping and down like a yo yo while using windows 7. Not sure what it's like in vista .

Im staying with what works 186.39!


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It was caused by aero! just hovering over mininmize/maximise/close buttons will cause it to jump up, as do other aero features. setting basic theme solves it, even with the sidebars present.
So aero IS causing these jumps with the new nvidia drivers


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22 Aug 2009   #412

Windows 7 x64 RTM Retail
 
 

This might be already posted in a tutorial.

Turning off Desktop Composition gives me about a 10-15% boost in framerates in benchmarking programs and in games.

You can disable DC for a particular program via Properties|Compatibility for the executable. Windows 7 will switch to basic and when the program exits DC will be enabled again.
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23 Aug 2009   #413

Win 7 Ultimate 64 RTM
 
 

^ Thanks for the tip
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23 Aug 2009   #414

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by streetwolf View Post
This might be already posted in a tutorial.

Turning off Desktop Composition gives me about a 10-15% boost in framerates in benchmarking programs and in games.

You can disable DC for a particular program via Properties|Compatibility for the executable. Windows 7 will switch to basic and when the program exits DC will be enabled again.
Hi. Could you explain this a bit further or point me to the tutorial?
Much obliged, John
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23 Aug 2009   #415

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
Hi. Could you explain this a bit further or point me to the tutorial?
Much obliged, John
Is this what your looking for.
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23 Aug 2009   #416

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply mansrm81 but there's no link in your post, J
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23 Aug 2009   #417

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Whoops forgot to paste the link.

Compatibility Mode
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23 Aug 2009   #418

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ah. So you disable Desktop Composition in the game exe.? John
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23 Aug 2009   #419

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

Yes but you can't do it with the main exe you have to make a shortcut for it.
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23 Aug 2009   #420

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Got it. Thanks very much indeed. Great tip. John
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