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Hey OCn! Been having some trouble since my big upgrade a couple of months back. Nearly everything but the GPU. I get a constant stutter across any game I play and I can't seem to figure out what is causing it. I have tried playing at 1080p, 1440p, or even 4K with and without VSync. Still I get stuttering from the simplest of games to games such as Titanfall 2. I have the latest drivers installed and have played around with Crimson's settings to no avail.

If someone could point me in the right direction, I would appreciate it!


Here is an example video of the stuttering occurring just in the main menu of a game.
https://youtu.be/gql077VCyqQ
post #2 of 12
Off the top of my head, since I also have two R9 290s.

1. Check the temps of the card using GPU-Z including VRMs.
2. Make sure all the Crimson setting are at default settings.
3. Check the Frame Pacing box in Crimson.
4. If your monitor is overclocked, reset to stock.
5. If your card is overclocked reset to stock.
6. Uninstall drivers using Uninstall a Program, reboot and install the latest drivers and reboot.

Good luck!
 
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3. Check the Frame Pacing box in Crimson.

I am not familiar with this. Can you explain more?
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Open Crimson, Gaming, Global Settings and enable Frame Pacing. What it does is prevent frame skip.
 
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f.lux? Turn on safe mode if You using it.
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f.lux? Turn on safe mode if You using it.

Holy....****....

I didn't even consider that an issue, but as soon as I read your comment I turned it off. The frame skip went away immediately! What a simple solution lol. Thank you very much Ipak!
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f.lux just looked it up (adjusts colors of monitor to time of day). I mean why install this in the first place? General rule, don't install anything that I don't need. Keep the OS as clean as possible.
 
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f.lux just looked it up (adjusts colors of monitor to time of day). I mean why install this in the first place? General rule, don't install anything that I don't need. Keep the OS as clean as possible.

Because it's a very useful program that decreases blue light after sunset hours. Read up on the programs description. I believe windows will be incorporating this as a windows feature in the near future.
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I thought most gaming monitors these days do this automatically to reduce eye strain.
 
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Yeah, damn f.lux but its very usefull for ppl who usualy game/work at nights/evenings .
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Holy....****....

Also i had same reaction when i found out it causes micro stuttering.
Edited by Ipak - 4/16/17 at 1:08pm
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