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Dear Adobe. It seems like you need a proof. Here it is.
Please do something about it otherwize we either get a seizure or a heart attack.
Facing the same issues on my laptop, coincidentally I have the same graphic driver as you. I noticed that disabling the "Use Graphics Processor" on Edit>Performance kinda fixes it, but then I am unable to rotate the canvas.
I already tried to do a clean windows install, tried to use Photoshop CC2015, still facing this flickering.
Few other things that I have noticed:
- The flickering only happens inside the canvas / background, it does flicker above the layers, or the tools windows/tabs.
- Only happens inside photoshop, it does not "bleed" into other applications, even if they're on the screen side by side.
- Just by toggling the "Large Tabs" option on and off on Preferences>Workplace makes the canvas flicker, you do not even need to apply the changes.
- Does not happen while using Autodesk Sketchbook.
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Figured out, this is an issue with the newest drivers from Nvidia. I installed an old driver (385.28 from 08/13/2017) and so far so good, let's hope it keeps that way.
---- Well, that worked for about half a day, flicker started again.
Disable check box for "use graphics processor" in the preferences settings.
Close PS and restart. See if that helps.
I noticed that disabling the "Use Graphics Processor" on Edit>Performance kinda fixes it, but then I am unable to rotate the canvas.
I use the rotate tool a lot, pretty much unable to work without.
Its a good indicator that the card in your machine does not meet the minimum requirements for all PS work flows.
And its only going to be bigger problem going forward as more features are added, and more application processing is passed on to the GPU
Sorry, but that does seem to be a very good answer to the problem as I was using the same laptop / photoshop version / driver for a year with no problem. It was only when I updated the video card driver to the latest one that started happening, I did rollback and it does kinda stop for a while but after some time it starts again.
The problem also persists when I install Photoshop CC 2015, and only on Photoshop, everything else does not produce any issues with the video card.
And the video card in mention has been released less than 2 years ago ("Both the GTX 1050 Ti and GTX 1050 launched on the same day, Tuesday October 25, 2016."), does support for it drop that fast?
With out knowing your actual hardware, its at best a guess as to what is
Obviously there appears to be a issue with the Nvidia driver/video card.
That card is more then sufficient to work with PS.
I have a Quadro card with the latest driver from Nvidia and have no
issues. Obviously that doesn't help you.
A lot of people have Nvidia cards out there, and the problem doesn't
appear to be wide spread, so it could be anything.
What boxes do you have selected under advanced settings?
Could you card be getting flaky? Overheating?
I have a Nvidia GTX 1050ti 4GB and the most current version 391.01. I'm using a Sager NP6852. I understood that card more than met the minimum requirements. But lately, it isn't doing it all the time (the flickering). I got this laptop about a year ago. I'd hate to think it was faulty hardware.
I have the EXACT same issue with a Surface Book 2 and GTX1060 card. Disabling hardware acceleration fixes this but it makes photoshop slow so it is not a proper solution. Please fix this
I have this issue too... and it's pretty annoying.
I use a GTX 1050ti.