Nvidia Control Panel in 2016

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  1. ninelven

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    Something that has really been wearing on me lately, is the layout and performance of the nvidia control panel. For 2016, it is shameful. Huge swaths of whitespace, but I still need a scrollbar to see all of my settings. Explanations that are almost certainly one time affairs (at most) are given a dedicated space (tooltips and helpfile guys). And program settings are on a tab when they could very easily be displayed side by side. The startup time is abysmal as well, and that is on an SSD. Nvidia please...

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    Yeah, windows 9x running on a 480P display called and wanted their visual appearance back. :p
     
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    Startup time seems to depend on which page you are returning to. The 3D settings page does that games scan. Some other pages scan for other things / hardware statuses.

    They might have an interest in keeping it simple and familiar. I assume it hasn't been merged with NV Experience because most people don't want NV Experience.

    What do you guys think of AMD's new thing? I think CCC was actually better even though that thing was a confusing nightmare as well.
     
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    It is not an aesthetics issue but a usability one. It is disgraceful. Period.
     
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    I see. Yeah it could use some fine tuning but I'm happy with it overall. It works.
     
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    Actually, it is a plus for usability that the explanations for settings are immediately visible. I've only changed them rarely, so having to wait for a tooltip for every setting would be... irritating.
     
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    I wish I could like this post more than once.
     
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    When you log in and a post disappears reminding you not to reply..... feels good man. :grin:
     
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