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Strix 1080ti OC - Text jitter and window trails

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I'm an idiot... I had not installed chipset drivers which manage PCI-E 3.0. Probably reduced bandwidth was causing frames to be skipped which manifested as a stutter or something along those lines.


Hi all,

Just bought and installed a new ASUS Strix 1080ti OC to replace an aging GTX680 while I wait for the news on Coffee Lake to do the rest of the system. After re-installing the drivers, I am noticing a significant stutter when scrolling text and moving windows around. I have ran a few games and they appear they run without error, however, I feel like they aren't running to their full potential (no artifacts though). I can't capture the jitter with a screen shot, but I can screen shot the window trails when I move a window around vigorously. I should also mention that the trails only last in the tenths of seconds before the screen is refreshed and looks normal again.

Here is what I looks like:

The best explanation of the error I can come up with is that the frames aren't updating fast enough. This would explain the jitter and the window trails I am seeing. I am on 60Hz so that shouldn't be an issue for the new card. It is getting to the point where I am starting to feel nauseous looking at my monitor after a while. I have 3 27" monitors at work so I am fine looking at a screen all day 😕

Computer Type: Desktop, custom built, very stable with old card (GTX680)
GPU: ASUS Strix 1080ti OC Edition, default settings
CPU: Intel 3770k @ 4.5GHz
Motherboard: ASUS P8Z77-VPro Bios ver 2104
RAM: G. Skills Ripjaw X DDR3 2133 2x4GB
PSU: Corsair HX750
Operating System & Version: Windows 7, fresh install
Monitor: ASUS PA238Q, 1080p 60Hz, waiting for PG35VQ 😕
GPU Drivers: 385.41 (also tried 385.28)

I have tried numerous fixes: Numerous settings in NVIDIA Control Panel including VSync, 50Hz/59Hz/60Hz refresh rates, different cables (HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort), older drivers, different PCI-E slot, reinstalled windows, different power cables.

Thanks for any input you can provide.