performance

Forum discussion tagged with performance.
  1. S

    [SOLVED] Memory cleaning apps - Are they ever actually helpful?

    Is it ever useful to use programs like "Advanced System Optimizer" or "Razer Cortex" to clean memory? Will cortex actually slow down programs rather than do nothing sometimes? I noticed for the first time I had a sort of memory leak that occurred from opening too many tabs and a game, and even...
  2. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Looking For a Motherboard with a Type-C Header

    Good day, I am currently looking for a motherboard with a type c header. My case is the O11 Dynamic from Lian Li, and it has a type c port on the front panel. I wanna be able to utilize that feature so I'm looking for a motherboard with a type c header. The motherboard should be black, or it...
  3. K

    Question GPU underperforming severely for no apparent reason

    Hello, I have no idea what to do or what could be happening. I have an EVGA GTX 1060 and all of a sudden it began to underperform, getting 13-20 fps less at most games from what it should get at 1080p. Also, it is random. Sometimes it could perform ok and just by rebooting the system...
  4. A

    [SOLVED] Intel Core i5-4590 vs i5-6400: earlier gen, better performance?

    I'm looking to upgrade my very old PC to a 4th or 6th gen computer, and I've been looking at benchmarks between CPUs from what I've seen offered at my local store. What caught me out was these two specific models; the 4590 has 4x3.30 GHz cores while the 6400 has 4x2.70 GHz cores, which in my...
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    Question PC majorly underperforming in games only

    Hi. This question is a follow-up to this other thread I created. https://forums.tomshardware.com/threads/my-pc-is-underperforming-and-i-cannot-understand-why.3726503/ I have an RTX 3070 TI, Ryzen 7 5800X, 16GB 3000mhz RAM, 750W power supply. I noticed that since I have upgraded to the 3070ti a...
  6. Question Diagnosing Gaming Performance Bottleneck: Stuttering Frames

    I'm troubleshooting my performance with Overwatch, where if the fps is high enough sometimes the screen stutters for ~0.3s. I suspect it's simply my PC not being able to keep up with 240 fps, so I tried benchmarking. I'm rather surprised. Why are there crazy spikes in CPU temperatures? Since my...
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    Question Performing below expectations in Userbenchmark ?

    PC specs: Ryzen 5 2600 32GB RAM DDR4 RTX 2060 PSU: Corsair CX750M I did a test in Userbenchmark and I got this results: https://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/45699603 I think it is a pretty bad result for the computer which is. CPU, GPU and RAM have very bad performance. How can I improve the...
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    Question Ryzen 5 1600 + MSI B350M PRO-VDH | Bios

    Hello lovely hardware comm, im currently using a Ryzen 5 1600 and a MSI B350M VDH PRO together with CL 16-18-18-38 2666Mhz Ram(not fast for ryzen i know, but years a go ram prices were insane). I mainly play CS and Valorant. Lately i got some performance issues and i believe its time for OC to...
  9. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] How to Take Advantage of your Monitor's Refresh Rate?

    If I have a 144hz refresh rate monitor, does it mean that I need to output 144 FPS in all of the games that I play in order to fully utilize and take advantage of the 144hz refresh rate? If the FPS I'm getting in all of my games are below 144 FPS does that mean that I am not able to take...
  10. djhz2001

    Question Graphics card underperforming

    Hello, My graphics card is not drawing enough power, and it is hurting graphics performance. Does anyone know of possible causes? So my system is as follows: MSI Z170 Gaming M7 ATX board Intel i7-6700K CPU (running at stock speed) NVIDIA GTX 1070 GPU Corsair 750W Gold Ranked PSU Corsair RAM...
  11. X

    Question 2x4gb sticks of 2133MHz of RAM with another 2x4gbs sticks but 3200MHz

    One friend of mine wants to know will it be good to get another 2x4gb stick of 3200mhz, however working along side with the 2x4gbs 2133MHz sticks. We all have the answers as mixing all four RAM speeds all separately, but my question is, is it good to combine these speeds into dual channel...
  12. R

    Question Mixing 3 RAM sticks (two of the same model and one different) Does it affect my pc performance in gaming?

    So, last year i upgraded my pc a little bit and bought myself a new ram stick (kingston hyperx fury (1x8gb), DDR4, 2666MHZ, CAS 16) and mixed it with my previous Ram sticks ( G.skill Ripjaws V series (2x4gb) ,DDR4, 2400MHZ, CAS 15). 16gb total. I didnt thought about it at the time but now i was...
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    Question Optimize for compute performance related crashes. Now GPU Dead?

    So, whatever. Bought this used gigabyte gtx 970 3x windforce super oc from some guy on fb. Anyway, could use it just fine, apart frome some stuttering. Thing is that whenever i activated the optimize for compute performance feature from the nvidia control panel. Low and behold, the setting...
  14. S

    Question Brand New Computer Out Of Box Performing Terrible Any Help?

    I just purchased a build from NZXT and racked up their most expensive parts that they had to offer. Here is a list of what I purchased. NZXT Kraken Z63 with LCD display Standard Service (US) Microsoft Windows 10_Home NZXT H510 Elite (Black) MSI Z590 ACE Intel Core i9-10900K 10-Core 3.7 GHz...
  15. Tehan

    [SOLVED] Can i run Valorant?

    hey so my little brother wants to play valorant on my old pc. i want to know whether i can run valorant without any lags on low graphics on my old pc? My pc specs are Core i3 2nd gen GT 1030 2gb GPU 8gb ddr3 1tb hard disk ECS HARRISON2 motherboard antec 550w power supply thanks.
  16. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Can GPU Usage still be at 100% even if most of the VRAM isn't being used?

    Dumb question I know....Is GPU usage still going to be at 100% if the VRAM isn't being fully utilized. Let's say I'm playing a game that is quite demanding but there is still a huge headroom for the VRAM usage even if I set the graphic settings at the very max, is the graphics card still going...
  17. blue_rays

    [SOLVED] Is my Crucial MX500 ok? (Details + Temperature screenshot included)

    Is my Crucial MX500 SSD ok? I've highlighted some values on crystal disk info and crucial disk exclusive. The drive is brand new but I don't know if these values are problematic or not. View: https://i.imgur.com/mmUzcBN.jpeg View: https://i.imgur.com/35LzJez.jpeg *My main concern is the...
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    Question Stock Lenovo Legion 5, getting better FPS in silent mode ?

    Hi guys, I'm really confused by my findings in Far Cry 5 benchmarks (ultra settings). Stock Lenovo Legion 5, 17" with: RTX3070 Ryzen 5800h 16GB ram, 1TB SSD. I'm seeing better FPS in silent mode? I don't get it...
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    Question Windows 10 Visual Elements are lagging occasionally But dosen't seem a performance issue

    Hey people , I just upgraded from win 7 to win 10 ( Clean install on new Disk ) some bothering problems I'm facing which one of them is lagging of windows explorer that occurs randomly most of the time on system idle ( Looks like being under load make it less likely to happen ) Doesn't matter...
  20. Iver Hicarte

    Question PCPartPicker Compatibility Issue

    Greetings, I am currently making a system build in PCPartPicker and I have finally finished making a decision on what parts to buy and upgrade to, but there is one thing bugging me, a system compatibility issue that says "The Asus ROG STRIX B550-F GAMING ATX AM4 Motherboard has an additional...
  21. Question Windows Defender Disable Permanently

    Hi i will be asking about a Software i want to make sure it's okey for use for disable windows defender and not a hack tool and safe if anyone can check that for me will be good guys : The Program Interface is this : ( Before Turning Off Defender ) ( After Turning Off Defender ) This is...
  22. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] RX 480 Paired with Ryzen 5000 Series CPU's?

    Greetings! Is there a serious bottleneck when you pair an RX 480 with a 5000 series Ryzen? I know for sure there will be a bottleneck, but how big will it be? And how much performance am I gonna be losing? I am going to be buying the 5900x, I really can't afford to buy a GPU right now given the...
  23. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is it time to replace my AIO Cooler?

    Greetings, I currently have the Corsair H115i 280mm AIO liquid cooler which I have been using for 4 years. Now I did my research and based from the numerous forums I have read and studied about when to replace AIO coolers, they said to replace it if it has been used for 4-5 years. Now I don't...
  24. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Is there bottlenecking when it comes to "PRODUCTIVITY PERFORMANCE" in GPU's?

    Greetings, I know it seems like a very dumb question, but I just had to ask to surely know and to quench my curiosity. Whenever someone is talking about bottlenecking it's always more on the gaming performance part, well that is because of the obvious fact that a lot of people game than do...
  25. M

    Question I have some problems trying to update my BIOS

    Hello, i have noticed a few issues related to the performance of my gpu and some random system crashes that dont even drop a blue screen error, as well as the cpu frequency going down to 0,38ghz after opening a mid-high resources consuming game My windows is updated and i have the latest...
  26. Iver Hicarte

    [SOLVED] Different Voltage Curve Editor in MSI Afterburner PLS. HELP!

    I wanna undervolt my GPU but the only thing that is hindering me from doing it is because of the different looking fan curve editor in my MSI Afterburner software. My Voltage Curve editor looks like this: https://ibb.co/4VStQvN While the numerous videos I have watched from Youtube concerning...
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    Question Trying to identify cause of a slow system (that shouldn't be slow)

    My first post here... I tried to spec out and build a fast, affordable system (this was 4-5 months ago), but there is much more lag in general use and web use that I had with my older system. Here are the specs: MOBO - Gigabyte Z390 Aorus Ultra BIOS - American Megatrends F8 CPU - Intel Core...
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    Question High end PC wont stop stuttering in games

    Making a post about this issue was my last resort. I built this near the end of December 2020. Here are the specs: PSU: DeepCool DQ 850W CPU: Intel i9-10850K GPU: Asus TUF Gaming GeForce RTX™ 3070 MOBO: Asus Prime Z490P RAM: T-Force Delta 2x16GB DDR4 3200MHz SSD: Crucical 1TB P2 NVMe M.2...
  29. MIDROU

    Question PSU help

    So I posted a forum before this about system underperforming but after some guy told me it was my PSU because it was off brand and my question is could it actually cause performance issues and if yes what PSU could you recommend. SPECS: MOTHERBOARD- prime h310m-k r2.0 CPU - Intel Core i3-9100F...
  30. LoizosAristides

    Question Low FPS / High Integrated Graphics usage when using an External Monitor

    Hello everyone, Not sure if this is the right forum, but here it goes. I've recently bought a 1440p 144hz AOC 27G2U monitor. I've got it connected to my laptop via HDMI 1.4, which means I can't utilize the 144hz capabilities, due to the laptop port not being HDMI 2.0+, but that's fine with me...
  31. JoaKoBigatti

    [SOLVED] xfx rx 6900 XT POOR performance

    I need help. I bought a rx 6900 xt as its said in the title, and im getting so low fps in games like RUST. i was seeing some benchmarcks and this videocard have to be capable of getting more than 200+ fps on this game. my setup: -i9 9900k -16gb ram 4000mhz -gigabyte z390 aorus pro wifi -asus...
  32. alesiomaso

    Question 1080ti stucked at 139mhz and BAD FPS

    I tell you that I bought a second-hand gpu that seems to be faulty, I have been looking for thousands of solutions in this and other forums, I have seen that many people have run into this problem but none find the solution. The problem is that the core clock remains capped at 139mhz and the...
  33. adriantnt

    Question NVME reliability - Kingston DC1000B 480GB vs Gigabyte AORUS 500GB

    I am looking at these two NVME SSD: Kingston DC1000B 480GB PCI Express 3.0 x4 M.2 2280 part: SEDC1000BM8/480G and Gigabyte AORUS 500GB, NVMe Gen4 part: GP-ASM2NE6500GTTD Which one would be more reliable in terms of keeping it's performance after many writes ? I want to use them in computers...
  34. sequ

    Question rtx 3060 and ryzen 7 2700x low fps on valorant

    ok so thats what i have rtx 3060 12gb ryzen 7 2700x 16 gb 3200mhz i thought buyng a 3060 i could get insane performance in a game like valorant but nothing, cant get even 200 fps. i tried everything; i even tryed the auto oc with afterburner,upgrading all the drivers all the nvidia panel...
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    Question Performance Issues

    Hello! I'm not entirely great with computers, but I understand how they work to an extent. I'm big into gaming, but considerably have FPS lag/stuttering in every single game I play. (Hunt: Showdown/ Apex) I run everything on low settings typically, but still experience problems. I have a 144Hz...
  36. klaflo

    Question FPS drops in game with OK hardware ?

    Hello, Lately I have been having a problem with my computers performance and I have no idea what would be the cause. The issue starts to happen while I'm playing a computer game (LoL) at the later stages of the game, when the game becomes more complex due to action happening on the screen - but...
  37. Raerayu

    Question 2 Year Long Input Lag

    Get guys thought i'd revisit for another round after a few years to see if anybody has found any answers to my 2 year long input lag issue. My issue originally began on a completely separate PC, after a Windows reinstall I had horrible in-game input lag in virtually every game I played, making...
  38. DannyAbility

    Question I have huge fps decrease

    Hello guys. So basically my pc is slower than a month ago. Normally I have +- 100 fps on Ultra in GTA 5 but now the fps is around 40. On people playground I had +300 fps when there are +10 npc on the map. Now I have +-50 fps with 5 npc. My specs: I5-9600K RTX 2070 SUPER 16GB RAM 2X8 2TB HDD...
  39. Arno__Dorian

    [SOLVED] Logitech G402 or Razer Viper mini ?

    Hi guys, just wanted your opinions on Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury vs Razer Viper Mini. Which one has a better sensor and can offer better tracking ? That’s all I want to know. I need no debates about grips and stuff. Just want to know about the sensor performance in both and which is better...
  40. VulpHex

    [SOLVED] Jumping from 1366x768 to 1920x1080 monitor, GTX 1070 performance

    Hi, Im currently using a 1366x768 monitor usually playing most games on ultra or custom high presets achieving 60fps ( 60hz ) on AAA games. I was thinking of buying a new monitor and got worried about the performance loss and FPS penalty of using a higher resolution monitor. I know PPI is...