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Huge complaint about windows 8... Can this be fixed?

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So far, my biggest complaint about windows 8 is the fact that on my 2nd monitor, videos stutter with every single player and updated drivers when I'm playing games. There has got to be a solution but I can't find it. Do you guys have any?

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What's your hardware?

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What graphics card do you have? On Windows 8 I can play a game on one screen and watch a HD video on the other, both full screen @ 1920x1080 without any stuttering (old graphics card - nVidia GTX 260).

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I have an ATI Radeon 5650M and if I have anyone fullscreen like a game on one monitor, the other monitor runs at a stupidly low FPS. Doesnt matter how demanding the game.

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Probably comes down to drivers not being updated for Windows 8 (a.k.a. just like problems with Vista)

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Keep in mind latest nvidia drivers are still beta drivers :p

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One of the reasons I've stopped using Windows 8. Maybe when drivers get updated I'll be back, but we'll see what the future brings.

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I have an ATI Radeon 5650M and if I have anyone fullscreen like a game on one monitor, the other monitor runs at a stupidly low FPS. Doesnt matter how demanding the game.

Seems to be an issue with AMD 12.8 drivers at present. I had issues with waterfox, did complete uninstall, folder delete, restart, reinstall and would still crash ever so often. Happens with the Modern music app at times too. Followed a thread somewhere where it said delete the driver in device manager and restart and the afore mentioned programs haven't crashed yet.

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I'm running an Intel i7-2600K, 32gb ram, nvidia geforce gtx 560ti video card. There is absolutely no reason it should be happening based on hardware specs.

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Yeah but it's the driver that makes it work with Windows and it's software, I'm guessing you'll just have to wait for an update.

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I'm running an Intel i7-2600K, 32gb ram, nvidia geforce gtx 560ti video card. There is absolutely no reason it should be happening based on hardware specs.

Must be the driver, I have 2 x 6850s and am currently watching a film on HDMI and typing this on DVI (GPU 1) without any stutter or flicker and can play games on either fine (Except for AMDs HDMI scaling issues)

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WDDM 1.2 windows 8 drivers are a bit flaky. Windows7/vista graphics drivers should still work, though they don't have access to WDDM 1.2 features.

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Probably comes down to drivers not being updated for Windows 8 (a.k.a. just like problems with Vista)

^this.

Also keep in mind that the GA is set for October, the current window between RTM and GA is always an issue when it comes to find good drivers.

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I have the 6570hd and I have zero issues with my 2nd monitor, a 60" plasma used for home theater.

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No issues on my AMD but several nVidia friends have this issue. Thats three in a row from the less than fine folkes at nVidia on hitting release.

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Relax BRAH! Drivers are coming!

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This, unfortunately, is one of the perils of early adoption.

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I was having this issue.

 

Solution 1: Right click on game .exe then Compatibility set to windows 7.

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Driver support for the 5 series nVidia cards seem to be wishy-washy since it's now 2 generations old there's a lot of issues that have been left cold. Hope this works out for you. I'm considering upgrading my 570 to a 770 because of other related issues.

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A lot changes in a year.

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