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Hi there,

I have had this issue ever since moving to three monitors. With aero enabled, dragging a windows from one screen to another produces a horrible stutter. If I turn aero off, the issue goes away completely and is butter smooth. I can't seem to find the cause and wondered if anyone here has more than one monitor and has experienced this.

I've had quite a search on the net and couldn't really find any specific answers so I'm not expecting too much but thought it was worth a try at least. It's only just annoyed me even more as I have just tried installing a theme and produces the horrible stutter rendering it useless to me. frown.gif

EDIT: changing the left and right monitors to 59 Hz seems to have a positive effect. I will continue to test though
Edited by Crooksy - 5/12/13 at 3:05pm
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I have the same chip, and mobo, but I use a 670 for three 24” monitors. I don’t have any trouble with it. What happens with two monitors? How are your three monitors connected to the card?
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May be [animated] wallpaper?
    
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Are the 3 monitors the same?
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No animated wallpapers

Yeah, all three monitors are the same and are connected as follows -

GTX680 - Centre monitor

GTX260 - Left and right monitors.

Having a search, it seems like a common issue and doesn't seem to be down to how they're connected. However, after changing the right and left to 59Hz and leaving the middle on 60Hz, it seems to have gotten so much better...
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