Forum discussion tagged with freezes.
  1. [SOLVED] PC freezes when playing games

    Hello, i recently built myself a PC for 1080P gaming Ryzen 3 1200 clocked at 3.7 GHZ Sapphire RX570 nitro+ OC (1340 MHz) ASRock ab350m mobo RAM 2x8 GB Micron oc@2666 MHz PSU Chieftec smart gps-600a8 Case Gamemax g561-f blue (3 fans) All games run on Samsung Evo 860 250GB Problem: After playing...
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    Question My SSD Causes My PC to Freeze

    Ever since I got an SSD to replace my HDD (for my main drive with windows 10; I have a secondary HDD) My PC often freezes for 5-10Seconds while my SSD's Disk Usage goes to 100%, I have scanned for viruses with several AV's because I was convinced that was the culprit but I have found none I then...
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    Question Computer freezes randomly while playing games

    Hey guys, around beginning of march my computer started freezing randomly while playing games or watching videos. When freezing I have 2 different sound loops - either it's a continuous static humming sound or a repeating high pitched screeching noise. The display freezes and the computer can...
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    Question Installed a new GPU and now my system randomly freezes / shuts down

    My old GPU (titan black) died the other day so i bought a new one, a 2080ti. Now this is my issue: since i installed the new GPU my PC has been randomly freezing and forcing me to force shutdown. What can be the cause of this issue? I installed clean drivers and i didnt have any issues in the...
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    Question Desperatly looking for help: random BSOD/freezes

    hi. the issues have been bugging me for quite a while now. so im very grateful for your help. Specs: Board: Asus Z68 V Pro CPU: i5-2500k RAM: Samsung 8GB DDR3 1333 GPU: GTX 1070 TI PSU: Seasonic 80 Plus SSHD: Seagate Firecuda Chassis: none Cooler: Be Quiet Dark Rock 3 windows 10 Pro 64bit ...
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    Question Random pc freezes in windows 10

    My pc randomly freezes, but it's not sudden. The freeze is kinda building up until it is completely frozen. Firstly my internet connection drops then after like 4 seconds I can't click on anything, then everything freezes, but if I watch a youtube video and my pc starts freezing I can still hear...
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    Question My PC freezes randomly

    Hello guys my PC keeps on freezing randomly and only i can do is hard reset... the freezing interval varies from 5 to 20 minutes. Sometimes it even freezes in bios when left for a while in Boot options menu.. the temps are normal 40C at normal usage and 65C (max) while gaming.... I suspect my...
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    Question High CPU Usage & System Lockups (Taskhostw.exe)

    Over the past few months, I have been getting constant Windows 10 lockups. Even when my pc is idle, I will find that everything will become unresponsive for about 5 - 10 seconds and the Hard drive light turns solid red. I look at Taskmanager and it says that my PC is using 100% CPU but does not...
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    Question Gaming pc W10 freezes randomly. Please help

    Hello everyone. I have a problem with, to be exactly 18PC, and they have all the same problem. Freezes for a couple of seconds completly randomly. Freezes in games and in windows desktop while refreshing or opening something. Specs are as follows: Case: Sharkoon TG5 PSU: CoolerMaster Masterwat...
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    Question Inconsistent PC freezes

    Build and general info I will attach links to the parts i used and to the external hardware i am using as well. (Build) (Headset) (Mouse) (Keyboard). As i was building the computer everything was going fine and in fact it all ended up fine. I booted and installed windows without any issues. I...
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    Build Advice Please help me please i basically cannot use my computer.

    I built this computer like a month ago and i just can't use it anymore, everytime i open something like for example task manager or folder it freezes and my mouse becomes that reloading circle and it says that app not responding. This even happens in desktop, i try to click on something and...
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    Question I have problem with my GPU please help me

    I have a laptop msi gt72vr domonator pro with GTX 1070 and I7 6700HQ my gpu use only 20 % on games and cpu use 85% View:
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    [SOLVED] FSP HEXA+ 550W okay for RX 570 4GB

    I'm going to buy Gigabyte RX 570 4GB to play games untill I buy a new pc..Now I have FSP HEXA + 550W power supply..Is it okay for the graphic card..I know my power supply is not a high quality system specs i5-4590, B85 Gigabyte mb and 8GB of RAM..2 LED fans PSU configuration +3.3V +5...
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    Nvidia driver 7-Zip Error

    7-Zip error whenever I try to install nvidia graphics driver for GTX 480 I've tried the stuff on Nvidia's website, but no luck. Any ideas?
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    New Build 3k - Opinion ?

    Hi everyone, This is a build I always wanted to have and I have received a new amount of money to spend, so I was thinking of this, if anyone could maybe just double check if I choosed something wrong, or any recommandations ? This will be a gaming computer, for epic quality in any games...
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    [SOLVED] Cpu underclocks when i enter a game/using any cpu intensive programs

    Hello I have a lenovo y520 with an i5 and a 1060 So my cpu out of nowhere cant go over 0.80 ghz or 1.16 WHEN im playing games or using premiere. Outside of these lets say browsing its normal frequencies and i checked high performance is on, all drivers are up to date, windows the same, and i own...
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    How to enable secure boot mode?

    I tried going into my bios to enable secure boot mode but it said "Warning: CSM is Loaded! Disable the CSM in Setup, repeat operation after Reboot to ensure UEFI Video (GOP) driver is operational". I see no option to disable CSM? my motherboard is a MSI B350 Pc Mate
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    Air Cooling or Water Cooling

    I know this is kind of weird but suppose you have an option to create a custom water cooling for the exact same price as making an air cooled system which one would you choose? If possible please list any negatives of points I should be aware when planning on using a water loop system...
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    Thermal Throttling in GTA V.

    Hello, I have a problem and my GT 710 2GB DDR3 graphic suffers thermal throttling in GTA V when it reaches approximately 45º and it starts giving me FPS drops, while in other games like Counter Strike: GO reaches 50º and the game it stays fluid and stable, by the way I have the fan of the...
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    Missing front panel connectors...?

    Hi all, I have the Phanteks - Enthoo Pro M Tempered Glass (Black) ATX Mid Tower Case. I went to plug in the front panel connectors, but I can only find the Power SW and the HDD LED. Many youtube videos show other connectors like the Power LED or Speaker. Does my case not have these, or am I just...