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0answers
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Improving/Resolving keyboard input lag with Visual Studio 2013

I'm having a slight delay (50-200 ms estimated) with keyboard input (code editing) from within Visual Studio 2013. The problem does not occur with Visual Studio 2010. When typing, there is a slight ...
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1answer
104 views

What are the potential causes of Visual Studio 2012 being sluggish? [closed]

I've recently begun to try out MS Visual Studio 2012 (+ NVidia NSight) on two (different) machines running Win7 64bit. On one machine - actually the one less cluttered with all sort of installed apps ...
9
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2answers
2k views

Want Visual Studio 2010 stop using the drive when there's lots of RAM in Windows 7 64 bit

I will be upgrading my system to use 16GB of DDR3 RAM in a Windows 7 64 bit and Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. CPU will be 6 cores 3.2Ghz. I do lots of compiles/day and my goal for VS is to show a web ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Install Visual Studio 2010 on SSD drive, or HDD for better performance?

I'm going to be installing Visual Studio 2010. I already have my source code on the SSD. For best performance, especially time to open the solution and compiling time, would it be better to install ...
6
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2answers
927 views

Benchmarks relevant for a Visual Studio .NET development workstation

I am developing a system with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio and Sharepoint on a virtual workstation on some kind of VMWare server. The system is painfully slow, with Visual Studio lagging behind ...
3
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2answers
961 views

Visual Studio 2008 Debugger really slow with SSD

My setup is a laptop with Windows 7 64-bit, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 on an Intel X25-M 4 GB SSD with page file turned off (no need) and 2.2 GHz Core Duo. What happens is weird: When I build my project ...
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1answer
270 views

Debugging taking a lot of time? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What to do if my computer is infected by a virus or a malware? hi, yesterday i install visual studio in my system, when i run my application it is taking a lot of ...
6
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2answers
2k views

Is it worth reinstalling to enable AHCI on my SSD in order to improve compile performance under Visual Studio?

I am compiling to an SSD connected through SATA using IDE emulation on Windows 7. Unfortunately, I forgot to enable AHCI when I installed, and though there are ways of performing surgery on Windows ...
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7answers
2k views

Which PC components make the biggest impact on your compile times for Visual Studio?

Which PC specifications have the biggest impact on your compile times? Disk? Clock speed? Number of CPU cores?
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10answers
40k views

Speed of TrueCrypt whole disk encryption

I'm getting a new development laptop soon, and I'm thinking of using TrueCrypt to encrypt the whole disk. What kind of performance drop can I expect? 10%? 30%? More? Also, assuming the workload has ...