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never had this problem. It's a very powerful machine, lots of RAM, latest updates, latest Win10, ... but ...
all of a sudden painting in or out something e.g. in a layer mask, or anywhere, especially in larger files, takes forwver ... waiting time, watching brush follow the cursor ... or see nothing and wait for 2-3 minutes, processing, to finally respond again.
Everything is clean as a whistle, no cache, no temp files ... what is going on?
Nvidea RTX 2060, Samsung 960 EVO Plus SSD reserved just for system, no scratch disk, 16 GB RAM,
Photoshop Performance 80%, "Use Graphic Processor", advanced settings: top two checked
We're sorry about the trouble with Photoshop while painting. Would you mind sharing the version of Photoshop you're using? Are you using a drawing tablet? If yes, then please check out: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/tablet-support-faq-photoshop.html
You can try optimizing the Preferences of Photoshop using the steps suggested here: https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/optimize-photoshop-cc-performance.html
If the issues persists, you can try to reset the preferences of Photoshop using the steps mentioned here: https://adobe.ly/2Qzc0K3
Please backup your settings prior to resetting the preferences. You can check: https://adobe.ly/2vNz6FG
Let us know how it goes!
how can I reply to the latest answer below????
There is NO reply button!
ok - it jumped to below the answer - very confusing.
The reply button should be AFTER the latest answer - not after my own question.
Thanks for your quick reply.
Unfortunately the recommendations are general set up suggestions
I went through many times. Also, nothing changed in the mean time,
Before the issue occurred.
Photoshop version is the latest update / a few days ago.
Wacom tablet – no issue – occurs with or without tablet
Wacom works fine.
Your recommendations are again just general set-up.
I don’t know when it started since I’m not always working on larger files
(several hundred MB)
Also: I have the same machine at work with no issues.
Do you have anything more specific?
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I'm having the exactly same problem. High-spec PC, Win 10, Wacom tablet. Since the last Photoshop update a day or so ago, lag has become horrible.
how can we make this known to PS Team?
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What do you have set for smoothing in the brush tool options?
What do you have set in the settings panel:
Screen shots of your settings are most welcome.
Thanks Jeffey, for the reply
I know about smoothing and made sure it's not on.
It seems to be somewhat better since the recent update to PS 2022.
Smoothing, spacing, dual brush are big hogs for brush calculation/drawing.
Some mouse drivers can also cause problems. If you're using a gaming mouse (Logitech G700S or similar) with a custom driver, set the polling rate to 125 Hz in the device driver.
Thanks for the reply,
I think I'm on top with settings, preferences, cach sizes, etc.
I have to mention though that I work on two similar, custom machines, one at work, one at home.
The work one is more recent ( Intel i9, Samsung 970, 2060 Nvidia, 32 GBRam, one year since built) ... the home machine has older components of which some are 2012-14 technology (i7 2600, motherboard and 16 GB RAM...however new Samsung 970 and 2060 Nividia).
The problems mostly / more occur on the older machine.
Also: I have no separate scratch disk assigned since C Drive is solely for system and 80% free space...??? (250 ... 200 free)
Is it possible that components are outdated? But why do processing problem ocur all of a sudden?
On both there is also slow saving when using certain pattern overlays (in lerge files)
Thanls for now