Forum discussion tagged with high.
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    Question High (~30%) CPU usage from explorer.exe

    Hi, Lately I've been having this issue of explorer.exe having very high CPU usage (~30%), restarting explorer.exe fixes this - temporarily - I want to fix this permanently, I've already done a few things, here's what i've done so far: Create new User account to see if CPU usage still high - it...
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    [SOLVED] Insane voltage(2.6v) and temperature(75 C° idle) numbers in BIOS and Ryzen Master?

    Hi all, So I built this pc more than a year ago and I noticed some weird numbers in BIOS but I was pretty sure it's a sensor issue. AMD Ryzen 5 3600 with stock cooler ASROCK Prime b450m-a GIGABYTE Radeon RX 5700 XT 4x8gb Hyperx Fury ram 3200mhz Thermaltake 600w I've been gaming/working (3d...
  3. IISantaII

    Question High Temperature even after repasting CPU ?

    I recently got my laptop CPU repasted, because it was running at very high temps (85-95) while playing games. It's fine now, running at 60-ish while gaming but after few hours( 2-3 h) it jumps to 90s again. Is this normal after repasting? Should I keep monitoring the temps every time I play and...
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    Question High CPU Usage after Rebuilding

    Hey, today I rebuilt my computer in a new case, I also reapplied thermal paste since the one in the CPU was dry, but after that I am getting some weird issues on both Windows and Linux, after some time of using the pc the CPU Usage goes insanely high, audio gets choppy and the pc freezes, It's...
  5. Corsa3

    [SOLVED] Why is my Ryzen 3600XT reaching 90C?

    My Ryzen 3600XT's temps are around 60C and 80C-90C when playing a CPU intensive game. Im rocking the stock cooler because I originally didnt want to overclock it, thought it would have been enough. My friend also has the same setup, and he's getting like 70C, same game, same settings. I find...
  6. hero40

    [SOLVED] my gpu temp goes high when recording gamplay with OBS ?

    Hey guys i need your help OBS is getting my GPU temp high / when I'm playing game:the forest my GPU temp is around 50° - 60 but when I start to record it with OBS it goes around 75°-78 I'm recording at 1080 with 30 FPS on OBS I tried to lower my resolution in game and from high to medium but it...
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    Question 1080ti 90c when idle (Update)

    I have a MSI GTX 1080ti Seahawk (not overclocked). Today I turned the computer on and the GPU fan was running loud (3800rpm) constantly. I checked corsair link and the temperature was 90.0c. I was also getting artifacting on both my monitors. Clock speeds were all over the place constantly...
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    [SOLVED] Ping high in games after new PC.

    Hello I recently built a new PC and I have been facing high ping in certain games since new PC was up and running. Used to get 5 ping on my local server in CSGO and Dota2, now each server has ~+30 ping, and some servers are now unplayable as my ping is now ~100 from usual 60-65. On my old system...
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    Question CPU: high temp even on low usage!

    Hi everyone, I need your help. My CPU is an Intel Core i7 8750H @ 2.20 GHz mounted on my Alienware M15 gaming laptop. It worked fine for several months, but then it started overheating even on the game menu section. For example, sometimes it goes to 85 °C with 17-18% of usage, going to 95-100 °C...
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    [SOLVED] GPU idle temperature is high

    So My GPU temperatures are reaching 49c while idle i cleaned my PC Still no difference. before my temps were 39-41 and fast few days they are approx 46-49 . so I should be worried also should I increase my gpu fan speed to 70 . coz temps reaches around 44c then will it harm the life span of...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 5 5600X running @ 61°C (142°F) idle

    The 5600X is currently sitting at 61°C whilst typing this with nothing else running. With MSI game boost and XMP on it was sitting at 70°C. When windows is starting it hits about 80°C. I have it installed in a MSI X570 Gaming plus using the 7C37vAA bios. The latest non beta version is 7C37vAB...
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    Question When dragging program files, GPU locks at 100% and screen stutters

    As you can see in the video, whenever I drag something on Camtasia (Although this happens with other programs such as Photoshop), the GPU usage goes through the roof and the screen starts to freeze. My specs are intel i7, 16 GB RAM and gtx 1060 so I should be able to do this no problem. Also...
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    [SOLVED] New build with CPU temps at 50C/122F at idle?!

    Just finished my new build and I'm getting a max temp reading of 136F with no load in HWMonitor. Not sure how this is happening but using ICUE readings range from low to mid-80s, with Ryzen Master readings are low to mid-90s, but within HWMonitor the readings skyrocket to 120+. Not sure which...
  14. MilkmanEternal

    Question My Ping Spikes wildly from 60ms - 600ms in discord and when gaming, SOS please help.

    My Computer isnt plugged directly into the modem but i have a ethernet socket in my room, up until recently my connection wasn't that bad but now my ping is absolutely horrendous, most games say i have some sort of connection problems and im not sure if it has something to do with my ISP or...
  15. xHawaiiToast

    Question High temps with 7700k and NZXT Kraken X72 Push/Pu

    Hello everyone, this is my first post and I will try to present my problem as good as I can. My Specs: Intel i7 7700k @4,6/4,8 Ghz // 1,25/1,3V NZXT Kraken X72 Push/Pull 32Gb G.Skill RipJaws V @ 3200Mhz // 1,353V MSI Geforce Gtx 1060 Gaming X 6Gb Asus ROG Strix Z270E Gaming 500Gb SanDisk...
  16. [SOLVED] [CLOSED] Please enlighten me, is this the cpu cooler sticker?

    Bought my desktop 3 years ago from PCKaki, normally I wouldn't dig into the internal hardware unless there is something abnormal or just normal cleaning. Tried to increase my speed so that I can play game better without any stuttering etc, but noticed that my cpu temp is at highest 97%...
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    Question Can't achieve a solid 144 fps with a gamer PC

    Motherboard: ASUS ROG STRIX B450-F Gaming Ram: G.Skill DDR4 3600 16GB RipJaws V CL19 KIT (2x8GB) CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600X BOX (AM4) (with a bequiet! Dark Rock 4 cooler on it) GPU: Sapphire 5700 XT Nitro+ SE 8GB PSU: Seasonic Focus 650 Gold Semi-modular SSD: ADATA XPG SX8200 Pro 256GB HDD: 1 TB WD...
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    Question Memory usage slowly increasing to 98%, Windows 10

    A week ago I noticed my PC was lagging and freezing up, I opened up task manager and noticed that my Memory usage was at 98%. After discovering this I have been monitoring task manager and noticed that after a restart my Memory usage will be at 12-13% but gradually increase until it hits 98%...
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    Question memory usage way too high and doesn't add up

    Recently, I've noticed my memory usage is way too high in Task Manager and doesn't nearly add up with all the programs listed. My usage is at 6GB/16GB with nothing more than Discord, Opera, and Spotify open. I've gone ahead and started researching the problem, but no fixes have worked. This...
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    Question Gtx 1080 TI Kraken G12 temps are getting higher than average

    To start of, from what I saw on reviews on the 1080ti using a 120mm AIO, the average temp I’m people got under max load was under 50c. I installed a 120mm AIO cooler on my 1080ti and placed the radiator and fans in a push/pull config in the rear of the case. As I was in amazon looking a...
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    [SOLVED] High temps while rendering

    Hello all! I've had a question regarding my CPU which reaches an extremely high temperature while under stress (rendering, benchmarks,..). I have an Intel Core I7 8700k with a cooler master ML360R rbg and a decent airflow. My Idle temps are approx 34-36 degrees celcius, but whenever I render...
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    [SOLVED] Ryzen 3900X temperature too high

    My build consists of a Ryzen 3900X, on a Biostar Racing X570GT8 board. The cooler is a Noctua U12S. The case has 2 120mm intake fans, one 120mm exhaust fan and two more intake 120mm ones at the bottom. Under heavy CPU load the package temperature reported in HWMonitor and Ryzen Master quickly...
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    Question Ryzen 5 3500 Idle Temp 61 celcius ?

    Halo all, Is my Ryzen 5 3500 build with stock cooling going normal if CPU idle temp 61 celcius? Or any setting should I do for decrease this CPU temp ? And a I read some threat, the normal CPU temp is around 40 celcius, that right ? Thanks :D My build : Motherboard : ASUS B450-e Gaming CPU ...
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    Question High RAM usage

    Hi, so recently I upgraded my rig to r7 3700x, rtx 2060 msi, 2x8GB Corsair 3600MHz CL18 Vengeance RGB. But something strange occurred. My RAM usage is waaay off. My user uses only 3GB, but windows shows ( and other programs ) that 80% (sometimes even 95% ) of my RAM capacity is used. I can't...
  25. dylanhoo

    [SOLVED] ryzen 3600 high temps under load

    My PC: CPU: Ryzen 5 3600 (stock cooler and stock thermal pad RAM: 16GB HyperX Fury RGB DDR4 CL16@ 3200mhz MOBO: ASRock B450M Steel Legend GPU: ASUS Dual GEFORCE GTX 1070 8GB OC PSU: Corsair RM850x V1 (overkill I know but it was from a previous system) Chassis: Tecware alpha M (Fans: 3 front...
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    Question See in cmd when i ping the fortnite mid east server it says average 50ms but ingame it is 150ms.

    I get the right ping in all the servers but middle east(the closest one) i get around 150ms in-game.PLEASE HELP ME(i literally tried everything i knew or could)
  27. SwyfterThanU

    Question Nvidia GTX 1050 let me use more FPS than the monitor's refresh rate and the GTX 1660 does not?!

    Hello! I bought a new gaming computer today and installed Fortnite just to finally come to the conclusion that unlike my last computer's settings, I am only able to play the game without the computer's fans running and the CPU percentage shooting up to 100% when I have my FPS number under my...
  28. Arymist

    [SOLVED] Huge, consistent ping after 3 Hops

    I already have a problem of ping spikes on which I made a forum post on Tom's Hardware which can be found here. (I later realised the ping spikes don't affect games other than ROBLOX.) Yesterday while playing Rainbow Six Siege, I suddenly noticed that I had 400 ms of ping. So I checked...
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    Question getting same fps as i get on ultra on low

    hi! i have a pretty high end pc and it cant run pretty much all the games it should be able to run. my issue is that no matter what settings or resolution im on, ill get low fps (playing on ultra gives me the same fps as playing on potato settings and res). its really stressful because i saved...
  30. yullbarez

    [SOLVED] Can i Play BF5 1080p High with HD 7970?

    Hi, i had HD 7970 DirectCU II TOP GPU and i want to play BF5 at 1080p. Can it run 1080p High Settings with 30FPS? Thanks.
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    Question high end gaming pc can't run some of the easiest games...help please

    hi! i used to have a pretty crappy pc so a few months ago i decided to upgrade and bought all new parts and built another pc. the problem is it cant run anything and its really frustrating. i cant run some of the easiest games at a steady 60fps on LOW. for example: fortnite, minecraft, gang...
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    [SOLVED] GTX 1070 suddenly has high clock speed while idle.

    Hello. I have a Zotac GTX 1070 8GB. It always had a low clock speed while idle, but today it's stuck at 1518mhz gpu and 3802mhz memory clock speed. I've had this problem before and I fixed it by doing a clean driver install with DDU. This time it didn't work. Nvidia In game overlay is off and...
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    [SOLVED] Max safe temperature while idle and while gaming for i7 9700

    I have an i7 9700 not k and my temperature while playing minecraft is 75 and othere games is 68c. When idle it’s around 40 to 50c. Is this ok?
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    Question NEW Ryzen 3600x Overheat

    I have been trying to solve this issue for DAYS now. My CPU has pretty high temps. GTA V - 73 degrees, Cinebench - 86ish degrees, aida64 - 93 degrees, prime95 - over 95 easily if the Vcore is not on auto, basically shutdown. Idle bounces around from 43 - 60 degrees, mainly staying around 55ish...
  35. Question Memory Usage higher than Physical RAM being used

    Hey guys, I know there have been multiple posts on this question. I've viewed most of them and still can't sort my issue. I have 8GB of RAM (I did have 16 but one of my RAM slots died on the mb so my PC wouldn't boot) and even if barely any processes are being used the computer lists the memory...
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    [SOLVED] High CPU Usage - videocardmonitor(32 bit)

    I'm not sure what the application videocardmonitor(32 bit) is, but it is constantly running and eating up around 8-10% of my CPU usage. Any clue what this is a result of and how to prevent such high CPU usage? I have a MSI GTX 970, MSI B350 Tomahawk, and a Ryzen 7 1700.
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    Question High Temps on i7 6700k with h100i v2

    Hi everyone. My i7 6700k @ 4.2 GHz is idling at 35 to 45 degrees Celsius with chrome and intel extreme tuning utility open. This isn't very high at all, but when I benchmark it with IETU, it goes up to the high 90s and thermal throttles. It is only running at 4.2 GHz. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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    [SOLVED] Very High CPU Usage, Very low GPU Usage

    Hello, thanks for taking the time to check out my question. I recently upgraded my computer and it seems that whenever I am in demanding games my cpu goes to 100% and my gpu usage is very low. For example in Battlefield 1, sometimes my CPU usage is 100% and my gpu usage is only around 20% and my...
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    Question Unreasonably high RAM usage with no clear source

    Hi, I need some help troubleshooting my computer. Specs: GPU: Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB SSD: Kingdian S180 60GB HDD: WD Blue 1TB (2012) RAM: Unknown 8GBF1X08JEEE36-12-K 2x8GB MBD: Gigabyte GA-AB350-Gaming 3-CF PSU: EVGA 600B Am using Win10 64bit, version 1809, build 17763.437 Firstly, I have 16 gigs...
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    Question i7-6700k Temperature 90+ degrees idle

    Hello everyone, so for the past months I've been dealing with an error screen saying "CPU Fan Speed error detected" upon boot up. Usually it just helped with a restart or two. But then the other day when it happened, it didn't fix after a couple of restarts, so I started googling around. Then I...