Question Input Lag/Display Problems Related to Power?

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Over the years of searching, I have not found anyone who knows how to solve this particular problem like ours.
I know people who moved to another house / apartment and they lost this lag. I also know people whom it did not help.
New computer components, peripherals do not help. Everything that can be done in windows does not help, rummaged through the entire registry and nothing)
I have not met a person who completely changed the wiring of the house, maybe this will help .. Perhaps there is a problem with these plates on the roof of the building, photo below. Some kind of interference or something like that.
I was with a friend in the APARTMENT, and on his good system everything is as bad as mine. Then I went to a friend in a private house, and on his bad system everything is much faster and better than mine.

I don't know how to solve it, maybe it's a virus that can't be removed, maybe something else. Removed coronavirus has long been in our computer. I wish you all good luck.

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same problem for me . tried everything i can do . checked the grounding system in my house still no use . two of my friends pc works fine with the same wall outlet in my house . i think its the i5 8600k causing this issues idk .
my specs are :
i5 8600k (rma 'd it got a new 8600k still same problem)
msi z390a-pro (or) asrock z370 killer ali/ac
ram- hyperx 2800mhz (or) corsair vengence 2400mhz (or) adata 2400mhz
gpu i tried : msi 980ti and zotac rtx 2060
psu i tried : corsair cx 750 and corsair rm1000
cases i tried : corsair spec 03 and thermal vg200
tried running without a case too . no change
mouses : razer deathadder and logitech g403
three different keyboards
four different monitors : acer 144hz, aoc 60hz, benq 60hz, samsung 60hz
used different cables, sound cards both pcie and usb, usb ethernet adapters, thro wifi
mouse pads : steel series and logitech
my friends pc spec :
friend1 :
i5 7400
asus h110 mobo
zotac gtx 1660i
friend2 :
i5 6600k
gigabyte b250
msi 980ti
as u can see none of my friends pc are overclockable
(sry for my poor english :D ) little bit better if i use win 8.1 but cant support lot of drivers .
idk what else i could try . i overcloked my pc, tried stock settings, updated bios in both mobos.
tried different nvidia drivers smh
 
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same problem for me . tried everything i can do . built a new grounding system in my house still no use . two of my friends pc works fine with the same wall outlet in my house . i think its the i5 8600k causing this issues idk .
my specs are :
i5 8600k (rma 'd it got a new 8600k still same problem)
msi z390a-pro (or) asrock z370 killer ali/ac
ram- hyperx 2800mhz (or) corsair vengence 2400mhz (or) adata 2400mhz
gpu i tried : msi 980ti and zotac rtx 2060
psu i tried : corsair cx 750 and corsair rm1000
cases i tried : corsair spec 03 and thermal vg200
tried running without a case too . no change
mouses : razer deathadder and logitech g403
three different keyboards
four different monitors : acer 144hz, aoc 60hz, benq 60hz, samsung 60hz
used different cables, sound cards both pcie and usb, usb ethernet adapters, thro wifi
mouse pads : steel series and logitech
my friends pc spec :
friend1 :
i5 7400
asus h110 mobo
zotac gtx 1660i
friend2 :
i5 6600k
gigabyte b250
msi 980ti
as u can see none of my friends pc are overclockable
(sry for my poor english :D ) little bit better if i use win 8.1 but cant support lot of drivers .
idk what else i could try . i overcloked my pc, tried stock settings, updated bios in both mobos.
tried different nvidia drivers smh
this guy has the same problem https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/286fc54b-0368-4210-9d0e-8ca8a8c9f881/persisting-input-lag-after-fresh-install-new-pc-drivers-up-to-date?forum=win10itprohardware
 
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YES YES YES I FOUND THE CULPRIT!!!!!! my mouse response and hitreg in games feels ureal . call of duty feels like i have aim assist wtf . i am pretty sure this is something about grounding where the fault current cannot go to the ground asap . poor grounding i guess . but i checked with a electrician in my house he said everything is normal . what im gonna do is redo the whole grounding/earthing in my house from scratch . i have wasted one year of my gaming life with this crap . i tried call of duty black ops 2, black ops 3, black ops 4, csgo, pubg, pubgmobile with emulater . didnt change anything in my pc or in peripherals . played some online games too . if u have any dought please ask me . my english is not that good but i will try to explain . thanks for everyone who tried to help me and good luck for anyone who has this problem . may god bless gamers <3
 
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this is the gamers worst nightmare, playing at high level is no longer possible, (even at low level it mostly feels like u lucky if u win)because of that annoying very small delay, everything i tried and saw on the internet ( and theres not alot out there since this problem is apperantly really rare) didnt work, i have this problem for over 3 years,and on 2 diffrent pcs, 1 of them should run all games without a problem but ofc it doesnt, all games and windows have this lag,i really wish one day someone will have 100% fix for this, but for now it feels like a problem we have to live with :/
 
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this is the gamers worst nightmare, playing at high level is no longer possible, (even at low level it mostly feels like u lucky if u win)because of that annoying very small delay, everything i tried and saw on the internet ( and theres not alot out there since this problem is apperantly really rare) didnt work, i have this problem for over 3 years,and on 2 diffrent pcs, 1 of them should run all games without a problem but ofc it doesnt, all games and windows have this lag,i really wish one day someone will have 100% fix for this, but for now it feels like a problem we have to live with :/
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Go and read my update on this thread: https://www.overclock.net/forum/375-mice/1736496-most-complex-elusive-pc-hardware-issue-i-have-ever-encountered-mouse-keyboard-input-lag-related-5.html#post28205310

If you can post in there about your problems it would be appreciated. I have found the cause and it is indeed an issue of high impedance grounding. The causes could be different for you but in my update I explain how all of this can produce the affects we have seen. I am currently having work done on my house to alleviate these issues. The cause of the compromised grounding is complex though and not easily remedied. The reason for your grounding impedance being high may be different based on where you live, how many neighbors you have, if you have metallic shared water mains etc. Good luck all and I hope this helps to clear everything up!
 
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Go and read my update on this thread: https://www.overclock.net/forum/375-mice/1736496-most-complex-elusive-pc-hardware-issue-i-have-ever-encountered-mouse-keyboard-input-lag-related-5.html#post28205310

If you can post in there about your problems it would be appreciated. I have found the cause and it is indeed an issue of high impedance grounding. The causes could be different for you but in my update I explain how all of this can produce the affects we have seen. I am currently having work done on my house to alleviate these issues. The cause of the compromised grounding is complex though and not easily remedied. The reason for your grounding impedance being high may be different based on where you live, how many neighbors you have, if you have metallic shared water mains etc. Good luck all and I hope this helps to clear everything up!
Hi, I have the exact same issue as you. I have tested everything, from hardware and software, to buying an expensive ups system, to having an electrician out to look for issues such as a loose neutral. I have even had my ISP out to check their wiring. I am now having our electric provider out to check for harmonics. Are you certain that the root cause of the issue in your case was indeed high impedance grounding? Our house is currently using two ground rods but I haven't had the resistance tested yet. It makes me wonder if the ground cable to the main panel could be loose. This is the most frustrating issue I have ever experienced. I have noticed that the meter on the side of our house makes a very high pitched noise which is why I am having harmonics checked. Also, I ran an experiment just to see if anything interesting would happen. I ungrounded our ISP cables at the panel outside of our home and then tested mouse input for any noticeable change. It dramatically affected the feel, but it wasn't any more consistent. I then added a seperate ground rod specifically to isolate the ISP cables from our main ground. This actually improved mouse input, but the underlying issue was not resolved. Also, creating two different ground points is not advised. I only did it for the sake of testing. It caused packet loss until I rewired it correctly. This really leads me to believe that it has something to do with the way our ISPs wire our houses. I have a theory but I am not sure how to test it. Our ISP is also our phone provider and we have phone lines running through our walls. Could noise from the ISP be leaking on to other circuits from the phone lines somehow?
 

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Thanks for sharing AggrJack you seem to be troubleshooting this correctly rather than many people with this issue. I PMd you to discuss this through other means as forum posts are not very conducive to conversations like this (see my OCN thread to know why).
 

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Yeah that would be awesome if it was a hardware issue but I own 3 completely different desktops. 1 Is practically brand new, I own 4 PSUs, 2 NVME SSDs, 3 SATA SSDs, 3 GPUS, 3 CPUs, 3 motherboards (MSI, Asrock, Asus), 3 Kits of Samsung B Die Ram, many different mice (5 currently, have tried up to 10 though), many versions of every single cable in my setup (Ethernets UTP and STP Cat 6-8), 3x certified Display Port cables (tested many HDMI and DVI as well), coaxial cables, multiple Keyboards, 2x monitors (240hz and a 120hz- and I have tested 3 other montiors), multiple routers/modems.

I would have loved for it to be a hardware issue but I have completely ruled that out not to mention I have these issues on my laptop (on battery), Nintendo Switch and even my X1 Cable Boxes. This issue effects all electronics in my home I am confident. You can go read my other posts if you want more info I am not going to waste my time explaining all the same stuff to you that I have done multiple times for other people that do not believe it. My goal is not to prove to you that this is possible, it is to find the solution to dealing with this electrical interference (or lack of proper grounding) that makes this possible.
 

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I have this same problem of input lag, I already made several changes of mouse, mouse pad, computer and it does not solve. I've been looking for the solution for 3 years.
 

sonexs

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YES YES YES I FOUND THE CULPRIT!!!!!! my mouse response and hitreg in games feels ureal . call of duty feels like i have aim assist wtf . i am pretty sure this is something about grounding where the fault current cannot go to the ground asap . poor grounding i guess . but i checked with a electrician in my house he said everything is normal . what im gonna do is redo the whole grounding/earthing in my house from scratch . i have wasted one year of my gaming life with this crap . i tried call of duty black ops 2, black ops 3, black ops 4, csgo, pubg, pubgmobile with emulater . didnt change anything in my pc or in peripherals . played some online games too . if u have any dought please ask me . my english is not that good but i will try to explain . thanks for everyone who tried to help me and good luck for anyone who has this problem . may god bless gamers <3
i came across this forum because im dealing with the same problem over few years... changed whole pc, changed display, mouse, keyboard, cables... problem persist. changed and tweaked windows, bios, network, change isp... problem still there. the only thing never thanges was my house... maybe move would be next step.

you said your problem is fixed at your uncles house.
you were able to fix the problem at your house by grounding too?
 

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