Photoshop lagging when switching between tabs/documents

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It's been about a month and photoshop is always lagging when I switch between tabs (takes like 2-3 seconds). And this happens even with new empty documents. I've tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling PS, but nothing worked
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Ahmed Ali

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Dave Grainger

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Ahmed:  How much memory is installed in your machine, what kind of machine is it?  Have you ruled out malware (by using a legit antimalware program and not one of the freebies like Avast) How about storage space?
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Thomas Jung

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First go to help in your Photoshop App and select Systeminfo. Copy and Past it here. Then everyone can see what specs your System has. I Could be, that your Graphics card can't handle too much open pictures. And if you don't have an SSD loading times take time like you mentioned (2-3Sec.) for each switch or is your data not local and on a network. For me Photoshop switches fast. Or does it also happen with just small picture and colors like my video. Im on a MacPro2019 and a Vega II duo GPU.