Originally Posted by thepigs
edit: xv vsync disabled (via nvidia-settings) with opengl sync enabled (via mythtv menus) seems to be working in mythtv now. Maybe its something to do with Mythtv??
This also does not solve the issue for me. OpenGL sync via Myth actually worsens my tearing artifacts.
On the bright side, my 2D performance issues were resolved by following the instructions in this thread: http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=118088
That sticky claims that those tweaks are only necessary for beta drivers, but I need them for the final 177.80 drivers, too. I'm not sure why those steps would be necessary in a released driver.