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I am trying to explain as best as i can. I have laptop with nvidia graphics. I checked the graphic driver is installed, in browser smooth scrolling is also enabled but still while browsing is see frame drops, or something like earlier software of galaxy fold one side scrolls and the after a while second side comes. This happens in browser while scrolling, watch videos on youtube, there are a lot of frame drop while playing video, also while watching video stored locally and at times even when i right click on the desktop there will be some adjusting first. I don’t know what it is and i can’t find a way to fix it. If someone can help me fix it, that will be greatly appreciated.

I have enable nvidia driver and also GPU acceleration in the browser.

I am using Linux Mint Cinnamon.

Whats your OS, Kernel, and driver version?

Also are you on AMD or Intel CPU?

I find that adjusting CPU speed governor to performance helps a lot. You may also have similar problems with VLC an you may need to increase memory buffer for that.

I also suggest to use a screen tearing test found in some youtube channels that supports 60fps

Run sudo nvidia-settings in a terminal

In the new window go to “X Server Display Configuration”, then click the advanced button, and check the box that says “Force Full Composition Pipeline”. Click apply and save to x configuration file. The default location should be correct.

If this doesnt help then please report what browser you’re using.

I can only click on advance or basic that’s it. After i click advance it turn to basic.

Did That But I can still see that.

System:    Host: anarky-pc Kernel: 5.3.0-53-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.5.0 
           Desktop: Cinnamon 4.4.8 wm: muffin dm: LightDM Distro: Linux Mint 19.3 Tricia 
           base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 80XL v: Lenovo ideapad 320-15IKB serial: <filter> 
           Chassis: type: 10 v: Lenovo ideapad 320-15IKB serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: NO DPK serial: <filter> UEFI: LENOVO v: 4WCN45WW 
           date: 04/28/2019 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 19.1 Wh condition: 20.4/35.0 Wh (58%) volts: 8.3/7.6 
           model: LGC L16L2PB3 serial: <filter> status: Charging 
           Device-1: hid-34:88:5d:b0:fd:3a-battery model: Bluetooth Mouse M336/M337/M535 
           serial: N/A charge: N/A status: Discharging 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i5-7200U bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Kaby Lake 
           rev: 9 L2 cache: 3072 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 21599 
           Speed: 2558 MHz min/max: 400/3100 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 2558 2: 2580 3: 2656 
           4: 2778 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 620 vendor: Lenovo driver: i915 v: kernel bus ID: 00:02.0 
           chip ID: 8086:5916 
           Device-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 920MX] vendor: Lenovo driver: nvidia v: 440.59 
           bus ID: 01:00.0 chip ID: 10de:134f 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.5 driver: modesetting,nvidia 
           unloaded: fbdev,nouveau,vesa resolution: 1366x768~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce 920MX/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA 440.59 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel 
           v: kernel bus ID: 00:1f.3 chip ID: 8086:9d71 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.3.0-53-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet vendor: Lenovo 
           driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 3000 bus ID: 02:00.0 chip ID: 10ec:8168 
           IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Lenovo 
           driver: ath10k_pci v: kernel port: 3000 bus ID: 03:00.0 chip ID: 168c:0042 
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
           Device-3: Atheros type: USB driver: btusb bus ID: 1-7:2 chip ID: 0cf3:e500 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 223.58 GiB used: 101.57 GiB (45.4%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WDS240G2G0A-00JH30 size: 223.58 GiB 
           speed: 6.0 Gb/s serial: <filter> 
RAID:      Hardware-1: Intel 82801 Mobile SATA Controller [RAID mode] driver: ahci v: 3.0 
           bus ID: 00:17.0 chip ID: 8086.282a 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 186.49 GiB used: 101.57 GiB (54.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2 
USB:       Hub: 1-0:1 info: Full speed (or root) Hub ports: 12 rev: 2.0 chip ID: 1d6b:0002 
           Device-1: 1-7:2 info: Atheros type: Bluetooth driver: btusb rev: 2.0 chip ID: 0cf3:e500 
           Device-2: 1-8:3 info: Acer type: Video driver: uvcvideo rev: 2.0 chip ID: 5986:210f 
           Hub: 2-0:1 info: Full speed (or root) Hub ports: 6 rev: 3.0 chip ID: 1d6b:0003 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 61.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 56 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Repos:     No active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list 
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list 
           1: deb [arch=amd64] https: //brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/estmob-sendanywhere.list 
           1: deb [arch=amd64,i386] http: //update.send-anywhere.com/linux/debian/ stable main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/freedownloadmanager.list 
           1: deb [arch=amd64] https: //debrepo.freedownloadmanager.org/ bionic main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:manuelschneid3r.list 
           1: deb http: //download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/manuelschneid3r/xUbuntu_18.04/ /
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list 
           1: deb http: //packages.linuxmint.com tricia main upstream import backport
           2: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic main restricted universe multiverse
           3: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           4: deb http: //archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           5: deb http: //security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-security main restricted universe multiverse
           6: deb http: //archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ bionic partner
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/signal-xenial.list 
           1: deb [arch=amd64] https: //updates.signal.org/desktop/apt xenial main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/teamviewer.list 
           1: deb http: //linux.teamviewer.com/deb stable main
           Active apt repos in: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi.list 
           1: deb http: //repo.vivaldi.com/stable/deb/ stable main
Info:      Processes: 298 Uptime: 1d 8h 44m Memory: 11.49 GiB used: 6.48 GiB (56.4%) Init: systemd 
           v: 237 runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.5.0 alt: 7 Client: Unknown python3.6 client 
           inxi: 3.0.32 

Then you’re still using nouveau and you need to blacklist that driver.

I don’t think so.

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I dont remember prime being supported with the proprietary driver. You could try setting the drm modeset for the nvidia driver. You cant use prime and fix this issue. My suggestion is to disable the nvidia gpu or the intel gpu in bios if you have the option.

I’m thinking you’ve followed some tutorial to enable prime in an attempt to fix your tearing issues but this is counter to what we want. I’ve never seen mint set this up after installing the proprietary driver.

What Is mint.

the distro you’re using

I have to go to bed. Hopefully someone else can chime in here with help, sorry.

Thanks.