I have a very powerful gaming laptop, and I used to play all games just fine on ultra.
But now when I enter any games, it stutters, and its a really weird stutter (it's only the camera that stutters. The environment runs smooth, but when I move the camera it's stuttering big time.)

The stutter appears in any game I play, even games that don't require any GPU or CPU. I have tried to switch my mouse to see if it's a mouse problem, but its doesn't appear to be.

The stutter appears mostly in Skyrim, even at low settings)

If there is any other information that is needed, please let me know.

PC specs
CPU: Intel core i7 -3630QM
GPU: nvidia GeForce GTC 675M / 2GB GDDR5

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    Have you tried running with the latest drivers? My old gaming laptop ran terrible on the "stock" drivers from the laptop manufacturer, I had to (force) install OEM drivers to get it working even barely well.
    – agent86
    May 23, 2013 at 19:01
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    Hey, @Rusty. I've changed the word lag to stutter, as I suspect that's what you're meaning. Does the game twitch a lot, while you can still hear the sound just fine? When you don't move the camera, does the environment animate smoothly, or does that stutter, too?
    – Frank
    May 23, 2013 at 19:03
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    with a powerful gaming laptop you usually get a big fan. Have you checked that the fan/internals arn't full of dust? subsequently causing your pc to heat up and your performance to suffer due to self throttling hardware?
    – Colin D
    May 23, 2013 at 19:11
  • Have you installed any other software on your computer lately? specifically those that run as a service or in the background? Competing for system resources is usually a common reason for a program stutter.
    – Colin D
    May 23, 2013 at 19:12
  • Have you tried uninstalling/reinstalling the game? possibly a corrupt game resource file of some sort.
    – Colin D
    May 23, 2013 at 19:13

2 Answers 2


Could be a lot of problems.
Try some of these... 1) Update Drivers 2) Roll-back Drivers if there was no updates when you tried number one 3) check if the laptop is hot, if it is very hot that is bad and i would recommend taking it to a professional that can give you a diagnostic. 4) Turn off V-Sinc

Other than those 4 options i'm afraid i know not that problem.


It's fixed nvidia released a driver update and now it works. Thanks for the answers anyway

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