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Why do some games have mouse lag?

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2 years ago#1
While others don't? Mainly happens with menus, where some games' mouse pointers have horrendous latency compared to how the mouse feels in Windows, and even in some other games...

Is there a way to fix this?
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2 years ago#2
vsync, triple buffering, too much post processing

turn them off
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2 years ago#3
Thanks, that seemed to work for the menus that shouldn't be particularly demanding, although the in-game gameplay menu pointers still have have the same issue, albeit milder (using The Witcher 2 to test at the moment, but it has happened in other games).

Do I also take this as a sign that my computer isn't really up to the task anymore?
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2 years ago#4
You running Windows 8?
2 years ago#5
Asellus posted...
You running Windows 8?

Nope, this seems to just happen with games that probably have stuff happening in the background behind a menu.
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2 years ago#6
Also turn off mouse acceleration if there is any.
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