Photoshop: Slow performance when moving lots of layers

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Hi there,

Photoshop CS6 Beta is soo slow in comparison to Photoshop CS5 when moving lots of vector layers. Check the video below:

CS6 - http://screencast.com/t/wBOzhTySdSf
CS5 - http://screencast.com/t/ab7BDbgNxUYe

- GPU Settings Enabled in both
- GeForce GTX 560, latest drivers
- i7 3,4 GHz, 16GB RAM

Why CS6 is so slow in this situation?

EDIT: I found the Problem comes form the Layer Pallet. Take a look how changing the tabs form Layers to Channels affect the moving performance : http://screencast.com/t/Gi01o1GzFPzJ

This have to be fixed, as in more complex files this will be huge problem..

Regards,
SK
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This is a more restricted issue: just moving a bunch of layers, caused by slowdown in drawing the thumbnails in the layers palette. You can work around that by setting the thumbnail size to "none" in the layers palette options. We're still working on a proper fix.
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This layer movement slowdown was fixed in the Photoshop 13.0.1 update.