Adobe CS6 photoshop lag

Posted on 2014-08-15
Last Modified: 2014-09-13
I have a user that started having trouble with Photoshop CS6 lagging a week or two ago. Everything was fine before that. She reports that all the other adobe apps are working fine. The machine has been used for a couple of years now with no trouble and has a SSD. What possible solutions are there for this?

Question by:JustinGSEIWI
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    Does it lag on opening or during usage?

    If it's during the opening, have you recently added many fonts?

    If it's during usage, there is a brush lag that people have run across,

    You might update the video driver.    Photoshop has been getting more and more GPU intensive, a driver update might help.
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    Here is a useful list of tweaks that may speed up PS a bit
    #9 seems to be the most important to me.

    There is more on memory settings here ...

    And finally have a look at this video for a few tips not mentioned above
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    Did you like Google the question and paste the results? Why would anyone want to pay to get such answers?

    Accepted Solution

    I installed more RAM in the users computer and this significantly made the issue better. I am also installing a video card on Thursday and hoping that will be enough to fully resolve. The issue has only had the issue once in two weeks since I installed the RAM but before, she was having the issue every day.


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    RAM mostly resolved the issue.

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