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Repeated Keystrokes cause micro stuttering

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justinone

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Check if turning off the event viewer logging helps like it did with similar keyboard problems in GTA IV
tried this but no good.

have you tried it with everything stock (no overclock)?
yep I recently bought an SSD so windows is fairly newly installed.

I just fired call of duty up and mapped walk, strafe and use to my mouse and guess what, smooth as silk. strafing while looking around and clicking use key like crazy and its fine. only the keyboard does it. what the hell?
 

f1sherman

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Do you have the 1000hz USB ultra polling enabled? I've seen various motherboards choke when a peripheral is set to 1000hz. BIOS updates can help, so can driver updates.
my bet is USB too

Find yourself PS2/USB adapter and try your luck with PS/2 instead of USB
 

justinone

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my bet is USB too

Find yourself PS2/USB adapter and try your luck with PS/2 instead of USB
I have already tried an old PS/2 keyboard with the same problem D:

just to note - when moving walking forward and pressing buttons WITHOUT moving the mouse, its fine. Only mouse movements and keys pressing combined create it. So strange.
 

UaVaj

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just to note - when moving walking forward and pressing buttons WITHOUT moving the mouse, its fine. Only mouse movements and keys pressing combined create it. So strange.
exact same symptoms.

when you get a chance - do show us some frame times for further analysis.
 

UaVaj

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for lavaheadache - it was with crysis3 (not sure if this stutter was present among his other games)
motherboard fixed his stutter.

for me - it was bf4 (only first person shooter I play)
motherboard did not fix mine.

yours may vary.



symptoms are darn near the same.
 

justinone

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hmmm im pretty screwed then. This will never get fixed. To make matters even stranger, i installed call of duty 4 on my laptop and i was greeted by this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4n1wbfvBTqI

How the hell is that possible? the same exact problem running on battery and plugged in.

I'm starting to think maybe the power is dirty or something and its doing something to the motherboard and leaving permanent damage?

Absolutely no idea.
 
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VirtualLarry

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This happened to a friend of mine, with a newly-built AM3 rig with a quad-core Athlon II X4 CPU, and a generic keyboard (PS/2, IIRC), and attempting to play GTAIV on PC. Holding down keys on the keyboard, to drive, etc., caused massive stuttering in the graphics. (Oh yes, he was using a 9800GT PCI-E card). His solution, which worked, was to get a wired XBox360 game pad to use on the PC, since GTAIV supported it. No more stutter.

I personally don't understand the issue, quite, I mean, the PS/2 keyboard interface is fairly efficient.
 

justinone

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This happened to a friend of mine, with a newly-built AM3 rig with a quad-core Athlon II X4 CPU, and a generic keyboard (PS/2, IIRC), and attempting to play GTAIV on PC. Holding down keys on the keyboard, to drive, etc., caused massive stuttering in the graphics. (Oh yes, he was using a 9800GT PCI-E card). His solution, which worked, was to get a wired XBox360 game pad to use on the PC, since GTAIV supported it. No more stutter.

I personally don't understand the issue, quite, I mean, the PS/2 keyboard interface is fairly efficient.
thats a different kind of stutter issue. It can be fixed by disabling windows event logger in services so i hear.
 

realibrad

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Did you try using a different mouse? You said it only happens when moving mouse and hitting a key.
 

justinone

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I mapped strafe, walk and use to the mouse and spammed use while looking around and strafing and it didnt happend. I have tried another mouse but same issue.

like i say the ignore repeated keystrokes option in keyboard settings kills it, just keystrokes cause a slight microstutter and its so annoying. There must be some kind of setting that works if ignoring keystrokes removes most of it.

I dont know and i dont think anybody else does either. I've searched almost every google page for hours and hours that i've read them all now. I have lost hope.
 
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Wadeskiii

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I know this is an old thread but did you ever come to a conclusion to what was happening? I'm getting the exact same now and cant find a solution anywhere. Exactually as you explain!!!

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pandemonium

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I realize this is an old thread, but there's no reason it can't be troubleshot since it seems to be a continuing issue still.

Is there any software related to the keyboard and/or installed? Protection software or malware possibly? It seems strange that some engines simply can't handle repeated keystrokes very well. That sounds like a poorly ported engine to me.
 

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