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Sound Lag problems please help

by erickp33 / September 16, 2008 6:22 AM PDT

I put a 9800 gtx in my computer and it worked fine for practically a good week then I started seeing lag problems to the point that games are not able to be played and on my desktop I have sound lag problems (example when I have itunes up and move anything on the screen the song lags) I am running on all the specs needed for this card please help

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Re: lag problems
by Kees Bakker / September 16, 2008 6:27 AM PDT

What are the settings for hardware accelleration of the graphics card?


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by erickp33 / September 16, 2008 6:35 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: lag problems

its the EVGA 9800 GTX OC edition

Device Type
Graphics adapter
Enclosure Type
Plug-in card
Vista Capability
This is a modern video card capable of running all the new features in Windows Vista, including the upcoming DirectX 10.
Interface Type
PCI Express 2.0 x16
10.5 in
4.4 in

Processor / Memory

Graphics Processor / Vendor
NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX
Core Clock Speed
700 MHz
Graphics Card Performance
This card is compatible with the new rendering features of DirectX 10, which is featured in the Windows Vista operating system.
RAMDAC Clock Speed
400 MHz
Video Memory Installed
512 MB
GDDR3 SDRAM 256-bit 0.8 ns
Memory Clock Speed
2.2 GHz
Nvidia PureVideo HD technology, Nvidia SLI Multi-GPU Technology, Nvidia Quantum Effects Technology

Video Output

Max Resolution (external)
2560 x 1600
Supported Display Graphics
1152x864, 1280x960, 1920x1440, 2560x1600, VGA (640x480), SVGA (800x600), XGA (1024x768), HDTV (1920x1080), QXGA (2048x1536), SXGA (1280x1024), UXGA (1600x1200), SXGAW (1600x1024), UXGAW (1900x1200)
API Supported
DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1
Max Monitors Supported
TV Interface
HDTV out
Digital Video Standard
Digital Visual Interface (DVI)

Expansion / Connectivity

2 x DVI-I - 29 pin combined DVI, 1 x HDTV output
Compatible Slots
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16

Software / System Requirements

Peripheral / Interface Devices
450W power supply
Windows Vista
Built for Windows Vista

I hope this is what you meant if not please let me know

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No, that wasn't what I meant.
by Kees Bakker / September 16, 2008 6:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: lag problems

Usually, it's a setting (a slider to be exact) in the display properties. Right click on an empty part of the desktop, choose properties and find it somewhere.


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changed setting
by erickp33 / September 16, 2008 6:44 AM PDT

It was all the way to the right on Quality. I pushed it over to performance still nothing has changed...

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Well, then that wasn't the issue.
by Kees Bakker / September 17, 2008 3:07 AM PDT
In reply to: changed setting

Time to check the CPU usage of all processes in Task Manager. The only problem might be that a full screen game hides it.


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