If your MSI notebook has micro-stutters or mouse-pointer-freezes, try this.

Discussion in 'MSI' started by Prototime, Dec 2, 2016.

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Do you experience micro-stuttering/mouse-pointer-freezing on your MSI laptop?

  1. Yes, it happens frequently, even while gaming.

    20.0%
  2. Yes, it happens frequently, but never while gaming.

    17.8%
  3. Yes, it happens occasionally, even while gaming.

    8.9%
  4. Yes, it happens occasionally, but never while gaming.

    24.4%
  5. Yes, it happens rarely or only under certain circumstances, such as when a certain program runs, etc

    8.9%
  6. Not at all.

    20.0%
  1. SkidrowSKT

    SkidrowSKT Notebook Deity

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    I've seen quite a few "unofficial" microcode updates for 6th and 7th gen CPUs, which even Intel claims they work and are not harmful. If hyperthreading remains an issue, I might think about buying a quad core i5 laptop...

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  2. hmscott

    hmscott Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Hyperthreading was an issue to test for for a number of years, some apps ran slower with it on, it causes extra heat - thermal output - in excess of it's added performance value - providing a less than 50% improvement than doubling of the threads suggests.

    Most games for many years only used 1-2 cores, then slowly 3-4 cores, so leaving hyperthreading off quad-core CPU's wasn't harmful performance wise.

    For OC'ing turning off Hyperthreading can make a big difference by removing additional heat and power draw, depends on the benchmark if it uses those extra threads - for many years they didn't.

    For now disabling Hyperthreading in the UEFI / BIOS should be enough, I wouldn't downgrade to a non-hyperthreading CPU laptop just yet :)
     
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  3. cool_recep

    cool_recep Newbie

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    I have installed Latency Monitor and it can not detect this problem. Latency Monitor itself is also stuck during this process. This is way more low level hardware stuff IMHO.
     
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    Hello, why do I have msi gs63 7rf losing frames when watching video 60 fps (10-15 frames at a time) using Google Chrome browser. On an old laptop everything was fine
     
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  7. Prototime

    Prototime Notebook Evangelist

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    I'm not sure, but this doesn't sound like micro-stuttering. Try asking about it in the GS63 owner's lounge: http://forum.notebookreview.com/threads/msi-gs63vr-stealth-pro-owners-lounge.795498/

    Is this the right link? The support topic appears to be describing black screen issues, not micro-stuttering?
     
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    This is what was told to a user. NVIDIA is also actively investigating the issue. A proper reply is imminent.
     
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    cool_recep Newbie

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    Update: I can confirm that it is the same thing with UAC black screen and freeze.
     
  10. Midas Touch

    Midas Touch BGA Loving Enthusiast

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    I'm not sure if this is going to help anyone but it helped me.

    If you have Intel Rapid Storage Technology (IRST) installed, try disabling "Link Power Management".

    I almost smacked my laptop right out of the box because of IRST, it's causing a weird and constant stuttering and freezing during gameplay. Disabling "Link Power Management" or even uninstalling IRST (if you don't have raid) fixed the problem.
     
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