Photoshop Workspace Flickering

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Asus Zenbook 13, nearly factory-new, i7, 16GB RAM, Dual graphics cards - Intel UHD 620 and Nvidia 150MX.

Touching the workspace in Photoshop causes the screen to dim until I release the touch. This happens both with graphic tablet and mouse. Multiple unresolved older threads allow the idea that this is Photoshop having trouble with dual graphics cards. Photoshop is set to use the Nvidia, and its options suggest that it does, but the problem still stands. Any solutions or ideas would be appreciated.

Turning off the Intel graphics card is unfortunately not an option, the system relies on it.
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Razyar

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  • amazingly frustrated.

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David Tristram, Employee

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I guess the dimming is not happening in other applications?  You are touching Photoshop Panel Interface or the document canvas, does the problem happen in both areas?  
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Razyar

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It only happens in Photoshop, yes. And it's the document canvas - When I touch the interface, changing tools etc., nothing happens. But when I actually try to draw, each stroke makes the canvas dim for a moment. It stops as soon as I lift the pen/mouse. It's not a tablet-exclusive problem, I tried everything from touchpad to mouse.

Other threads of people with similar issues have suggested the dual graphic cards in laptops to be the cause, but I can't just turn off the use of the graphics processor. It'd make things unusable.