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Windows 7: Lag/Laggy animations with multiple displays (Extend desktop)

09 Aug 2013   #11
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Just to let you know

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
What is it like with one or two monitors?
"Enabling the secondary and third monitors with NVIDIA's Control Panel (Surround) doesn't give any lag but breaks window snapping so I'd really like to control the monitors with Windows Control Panel."

When he has more then 1 monitor connected, it lags when using the windows built in panel. But when he uses nvdia tools to enable all the monitors it works fine. Which is why this is so weird...


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09 Aug 2013   #12
x BlueRobot

 

I know, he said it lags with Firefox too.
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09 Aug 2013   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I would recommend a different power supply.
I can't even find reviews on your Rosewill Stallion Series RD700 700W. Thats not a good sign.
Brands I use are Corsair, Seasonic and my new one is Ultra. All have very good reviews.
When you put that kind of a load on a video card you need a quality power supply.
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09 Aug 2013   #14
Iamazn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I would recommend a different power supply.
I can't even find reviews on your Rosewill Stallion Series RD700 700W. Thats not a good sign.
Brands I use are Corsair, Seasonic and my new one is Ultra. All have very good reviews.
When you put that kind of a load on a video card you need a quality power supply.
I'm using a Corsair AX850.
More Specs:
i7 3770k/Maximus V Formula
GTX 680
256SSD for Windows
3TB HDD for storage
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10 Aug 2013   #15
x BlueRobot

 

Could you boot into the BIOS, and then post the values for the 3.3V, 5V and 12V rails?
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10 Aug 2013   #16
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

Sorry I read the wrong specs.


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10 Aug 2013   #17
Faladu

Windows 7 Ultimate Retail Box (64-bit installed) + Service Pack 1
 
 

What's task manager performance tab showing while this is going on? | Put that up on one of the other monitors.

Are you an icon on the desktop disorganized mess, by chance? (and using high res wallpaper on all 3?)

General settings for Windows 7 set to PERFORMANCE?

The nvidia control panel set to max settings even when not gaming?

Questions with subtle hints, perhaps. muhahaha!
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11 Aug 2013   #18
Iamazn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Could you boot into the BIOS, and then post the values for the 3.3V, 5V and 12V rails?
3.3V: 3.376
5V: 5.00
12V: 12.192

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Faladu View Post
What's task manager performance tab showing while this is going on? | Put that up on one of the other monitors.

Are you an icon on the desktop disorganized mess, by chance? (and using high res wallpaper on all 3?)

General settings for Windows 7 set to PERFORMANCE?

The nvidia control panel set to max settings even when not gaming?

Questions with subtle hints, perhaps. muhahaha!
-There are two icons on my desktop.
-Lag is there even when I disable the wallpaper.
-Performance is set to "Let Windows choose what's best for my computer". I want to keep Aero so selecting "Adjust For Best Performance" wouldn't really help.
-NVIDIA Settings: Multiple Display Performance Mode/Adaptive power management. Setting to Prefer Maximum Performance doesn't stop the lag.
Task Manager with three monitors, Aero Transparency and Firefox open:
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12 Aug 2013   #19
x BlueRobot

 

Your voltages seem fine, I would suggest using eXtreme Power Supply Calculator to give a general outline of what your PSU wattage should be.
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12 Aug 2013   #20
Iamazn

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Your voltages seem fine, I would suggest using eXtreme Power Supply Calculator to give a general outline of what your PSU wattage should be.
About 600w.
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