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

21 Jun 2016   #31

Windows 7 home premium 64bit

Well, I know this is an old topic but it's still relevant today.

I have fix for this specific issue. This problem can be solved by resetting the refresh on your monitor in the windows display settings. Problem is caused by the monitors refresh rate becoming desyncronized and the information that the cpu/gpu is processing is not being displayed on your screen.

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15 Dec 2016   #32

Windows 10, 64 bit
this is STILL relevant

I have a gtx 970m 4gb, 16gb ddr4 ram, i7 6700hq processor

I got a 1ms asus display, both my laptop and the asus are running at 1920x1280 resolution, on extended,

NVIDIA 3D dual monitor setting is enabled (not single monitor)
LATEST drivers for nvidia every single day pretty much
no spyware that I know of
norton antivirus always paid and up to date

My mouse starts lagging horribly... sometimes it corrects itself then it happens again, its so random, I have no idea how to fix it and through reading these 4 pages, no real solutions have come about in the many years this has been a problem
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04 Jan 2017   #33

Window 10 64bit

Window 10 Both monitor NEED to be at 60hz or 144hz
go setting display 1 monitor ->advanced display setting ->display adapter properties -> monitor -> screen refresh rate 60hz ->apply
do the same for the 2 monitor -> advanced display setting ->display adapter properties -> monitor -> screen refresh rate 60hz ->apply
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