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Has anyone else with P67 chipset had issues with polling rate being unstable? I notice the polling rate getting lower when I move the mouse slower and see some kind of "stuttering" like when the mouse is at 125Hz. I didn't have such problems on my old pc with an older chipset.
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What mouse? I know that the timer isnt going to single out just the mouse, either something is hogging the USB bandwidth or its your mouse firmware.
    
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Originally Posted by webstar;13313944 
Has anyone else with P67 chipset had issues with polling rate being unstable? I notice the polling rate getting lower when I move the mouse slower and see some kind of "stuttering" like when the mouse is at 125Hz. I didn't have such problems on my old pc with an older chipset.

What OS are you using?
Your sig says windows 7, but this polling rate problem you're describing is a known issue with windows XP and X58 and all newer chipsets....

It doesn't affect windows 7 (unless your problem is different).

Symtom: mouserate, markc's mouse movement recorder, etc, shows hz going from 30hz to 2500hz alternating back and forth, dx mouse timer dialog shows the same 30-2500hz rate, which is a calculation error, as the max rate is correctly given as 518 hz (at 500hz polling), while directx mouse poller shows the real polling rate (like going from 490 to 518).

Oddly enough, this problem goes away in XP if you use ventrilo/xfire and go to recording settings, and use a non creative labs soundcard as the recording device....then the polling rate becomes glass smooth as if it were W7...(until ventrilo is closed...)
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Originally Posted by codejunki;13314328 
What mouse? I know that the timer isnt going to single out just the mouse, either something is hogging the USB bandwidth or its your mouse firmware.

I've tried Xai, IMO1.1a, IME3.0 and MX518 since then. There's the same problem with every single one of them, if their polling rate is 500Hz.
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Originally Posted by Falkentyne;13316734 
What OS are you using?
Your sig says windows 7, but this polling rate problem you're describing is a known issue with windows XP and X58 and all newer chipsets....

It doesn't affect windows 7 (unless your problem is different).

Symtom: mouserate, markc's mouse movement recorder, etc, shows hz going from 30hz to 2500hz alternating back and forth, dx mouse timer dialog shows the same 30-2500hz rate, which is a calculation error, as the max rate is correctly given as 518 hz (at 500hz polling), while directx mouse poller shows the real polling rate (like going from 490 to 518).

Oddly enough, this problem goes away in XP if you use ventrilo/xfire and go to recording settings, and use a non creative labs soundcard as the recording device....then the polling rate becomes glass smooth as if it were W7...(until ventrilo is closed...)

I have Win7/XP dual boot. The only difference is that on XP, the drop in polling rate is more noticeable. I've tried on both my new and old pc, and there definitely is a difference, but I'm not sure if it's limited only to this mobo or all P67 chipsets.
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For what it's worth, this does not happen for me.
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I'm actually thinking about changing my board for Asus P8P67(Pro) and see if that will fix the problem. So, anyone else with P67 who would like to share their experience of polling rate at 500Hz?
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Hi, sorry for bringing up an old post but I'm having a very similar issue and was wondering if it was the same as yours.

I recently built a new computer with an MSI P67-C43 motherboard with Windows 7 Pro x64 on it. I followed the guide at:
http://www.ngohq.com/news/15043-how-to-i...

This worked and I can see a stable 495-500hz on mouserate checker on my Microsoft 1.1. The issue is that in-game (CS1.6 and CSS) my mouse sometimes feels sporatic, as if the Hz were unstable. The issue also occurs on my MX518 so I'm fairly certain my mouse is not at fault. Reverting back to 125hz fixes the issue. Also, the issue does not occur on my old rig which uses XP Pro x86. However I haven't tried installing windows XP on my new rig.

Has anyone experienced this before and found a solution?
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