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Windows 7: Dual monitor cursor lag


07 Jul 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Dual monitor cursor lag

I've never had this problem before, though i have never used dual monitors on a computer before, but when i have dual monitors the cursor lags, jumps around and doesn't respond for a split second, this mainly happens on my second monitor but is now happening on both and seems to be getting progressively worse, it also affects games causing them to lag, even though i have the game windowed on one monitor. I am running a NVIDIA GTX680


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07 Jul 2013   #2

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

hi ive had this problem before what mouse are you using? have you checked for driver updates? i use various mouses like trust. Microsoft. gigabyte. i uninstalled my trust mouse driver and reinstalled and the problem stopped. im running 3 monitors.
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07 Jul 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

logitech performance MX, i'll try updating the drivers didn't think of that but it'll be interesting to see if that fixes the game lag
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09 Jul 2013   #4

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updating the drivers didn't fix the problem but i don't seem to be having any more issues, though games still seem to lag a little, just wondering if the monitors being different resolutions would be having an impact?
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10 Jul 2013   #5

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Morzie View Post
updating the drivers didn't fix the problem but i don't seem to be having any more issues, though games still seem to lag a little, just wondering if the monitors being different resolutions would be having an impact?

have a look in the game settings for the control settings for the mouse.
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10 Jul 2013   #6

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it's not the mouse lagging in game anymore it's just the game overall lagging
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10 Jul 2013   #7

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

shut down any programs you don't need running on the pc when you are gaming especially graphic ones etc.
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10 Jul 2013   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

my pc runs games extremely well, i'm certain that it's not a lack of processing power, but as soon as i plugged in the extra monitor all my games seem to have a slight amount of lag
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10 Jul 2013   #9

Operating System : Windows 7 Home Premium Edition 6.01.7600 SP1 (x64)
 
 

do you need the other monitors on while gaming? i mean are you multitasking i dont have lag when i play games with my 3 monitors all on. they flicker sometimes i can watch tv on 1 game on 1 and have a web browser open on 1 all at the same time. what graphics card are you using?
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10 Jul 2013   #10

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yes i do use both monitors and read my opening post
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