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Graphic Card Is Not Running Smoothly

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January 25, 2013 9:27:13 AM

Greetings :bounce:  , Today I bought an SSD drive and I decided to built my system on it, I installed windows 7 ultimate x64, all the drivers and I started surfing on the web...
I made a couple of observation and I think that something is wrong with the graphic card. These observations are the following

-When I am in a web page and I am scrolling down I can hear the fan from the graphic card (I am sure) moving a bit faster. Except of that noise I can hear a buzzing noise similar to the one that we hear from the hdd.
-The scrolling is not smooth having a small lag
-When I am moving a window very fast I can see its marks producing a "laggy" effect



PS
-I had similar problems also in previous OS's but I didn't take the time to open a thread and find the problem
-I watched a youtube video in 1080p, one 720p movie and there was no lag everything was smooth
-I run the utility from AMD which detects which drivers must be downloaded, it said to download catalyst v13.1. I installed it successfully..
-The "Use smooth scrolling" box from the internet options was checked.

Thank you for your time :D 

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Gigabyte EX58-UD3R
Intel Core i7 CPU 2.67GHz
3GB RAM
Asus Eah4890
Samsung SSD 60GB
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 9:41:59 AM

What are your system specs and what browser are you using?
January 25, 2013 9:50:47 AM

ooops i thought i wrote my system specs in my signature.. I'm sorry
I am using Firefox and these are my system specifications

Gigabyte EX58-UD3R
Intel Core i7 CPU 2.67GHz
3GB RAM
Asus Eah4890
Samsung SSD 60GB
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
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a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 10:12:03 AM

Does the problem occur with other browsers?

Do you have any oc or modified bios settings?

What monitor do you have?
January 25, 2013 11:02:43 AM

So, we have some results in here.. I just installed google chrome and I tried to scroll a demanding web page such as tumblr. Scrolling was very smooth and I couldn't hear the GPU fan working faster like in firefox...! Do you say that this is a problem coming from the browser? But how do you explain the fact that when I am moving a window it leaves a white path something like erasing the background for a second??? and I can hear the GPU fan moving faster :pt1cable: 

I didn't modified bios settings and unfortunately because of luck of knowledge I am not into oc :D 

My monitor is a Samsung Syncmaster P2250 (I didn't search for any drivers I think there is some useless software about it..)

PS
I didn't search separately for CPU drivers, I just installed the motherboard drivers.
Thanks for answering so far mate!!
January 25, 2013 11:05:39 AM

i also have a nonsmooth scrolling in firefox when i check the option and yeah it looks laggy but just in the eyes even though it's not. it's just the animation by firefox
January 25, 2013 11:12:48 AM

Yes, but how do you explain the lag from moving a window and listening your gpu fan increasing its speed?
a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 11:14:44 AM

Might be your windows appearance settings. Change those to best appearance
a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 11:17:55 AM

Clean out your dust from you GPU fans and set a custom fan profile in MSI afterburner.
January 25, 2013 11:27:12 AM

Still, I dont think these would solve the problem because I believe that I have to do with a hardware problem if I consider the fact that similar problems occured also in previous OS's but I really thank you all for your replies and your time!!
I am gonna try to clean the fan, use some wd40 and I will download afterburner. If you think of another solution don't hesitate to reply!
Cheers :D  :D 
a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 11:32:48 AM

DO NOT USE WD40! Use compressed air to clean the fans and heatsink, nothing else.

Changing appearance setting may solve the white background left behind however.

a b U Graphics card
January 25, 2013 12:01:58 PM

awd01 said:
... use some wd40...


NO!!! :o  ... Just NO! :non: 

I wouldn't think it's becase of dust or anything else like that.. Are you sure ALL the drivers are up to date? Chipsets? RAM etc.?
January 25, 2013 2:08:57 PM

-I just used wd 40 for the fans :( (( too late... I also took off the protection cover from the graphic card... I dont know why :D 

I can see a difference changing the windows appearance!
I didnt manage to find any drivers for the cpu and ram... only for motherboard and the graphic card... any help?
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