slow pc

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  1. Exkywor

    Question Having issues after buying a new HDD, but I'm not sure what the cause can be

    Hello everyone, I'm trying to debug some issues I'm having with my computer. Recently I bought a new HDD, which made some weird noises and after a couple of hours slowed down and I couldn't even install anything on it because it was extremeley slow. So I sent it back and got a new one, in which...
  2. L

    Question My PC's performance has recently worsened significantly

    I've noticed that in both games and idle tasks, performance has been noticeably worse. My GPU becomes at unreasonable usage (90-100%) and very hot when playing low end games and giving lower than normal frame rate+stuttering. Additionally, my CPU has been running very loud while processing idle...
  3. Lieut1ena

    Question PC experiencing major slowdowns

    My pc has suddenly slowed down, and I have experienced frame rate drops in games, slow opening times and browser lag, and applications generally working much slower than they used to. I have tried to reinstall Windows 10 twice now but to no help. Also, my pc has been working significantly louder...
  4. Artyom462

    Question Pc is laggy in every gam

    Hello I have a rtx 3060 12gb and ryzen 5 1600 and 16gb ram my pc start normally but I try to play a game is so laggy I try playing minecraft and I get 10 fps and my screen look grainy how to fix this please thanks
  5. Question Spikes in OS disk usage, following a boot from the wrong drive.

    Specs: AMD Ryzen 3 16gb RAM NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 Ti MSI B350 GAMING PLUS 4.0 Hello, I'm aware there's been many forum posts about the 100% disk usage issue, but I've followed countless "fixes" and they haven't worked so I though I'd make an entry myself. About two days ago, I turned on...
  6. X

    [SOLVED] I need some help with a slow system

    I have an Alienware Aurora R7 desktop with an Intel i7-8700 and 16 GB of 2666 DDR4 Memory and an NVidia GTX 1070 video card. I also have Windows 10. The computer can usually play games and operate without any issues, but for the last month, something has been causing the machine to become so...
  7. O

    [SOLVED] PC randomly running slow ?

    Upgraded my PC: Ryzen 5600X GTX 1050 Ti 3200Mhz 8GB RAM, 500GB SSD It was running fine and then all of a sudden it started getting really slow and laggy and when I tried to play a game, my FPS kept dropping to 1. I’ve barely installed anything and have only used it as few times, what could...
  8. kwoosh

    [SOLVED] Slow system drive

    I've noticed my pc has been slowing down lately and decided to run a benchmark only to find that my system drive has been performing extremely poorly. It says to plug it into a SATA 3.0 port, but I'm not sure if I can do this since it's an m.2. Is there any way I can fix its performance without...
  9. Q

    [SOLVED] PC really slow after changing Intel virtualization settings in BIOS

    So I've read somewhere that you can disable virtualization in your BIOS if you don't need it, with claims of improving security and even performance. Can't say if that's true, but I decided to try and turn it off. So I've found a setting called " Intel Virtualization Technology " in my...
  10. 904Jed

    [SOLVED] Fast on games, slow everything else

    I just got a new PC yesterday and I spent all day today updating it's drivers and getting everything up to date, but it still runs slow when I'm trying to look at file explorer or change settings. But when I play a games on max graphics like ROBLOX or Valheim I get 60+ FPS no problem... It's...
  11. CopticPrince

    [SOLVED] Are these voltage readings normal?

    I have a ryzen 5 1600 with 16gb ram. Recently my computer has been acting sub-normal and really laggy when it comes to the things that my pc usually runs smoothly. While only on my browser, my ram is on 50% (task manager), and my cpu is on around 20-30% but spikes up to 60-100% when I do any...
  12. Lncas

    Question PC very slow & crashing ?

    Hello - A few days ago, my PC started acting very slow out of completely nowhere (desktop, browsing, gaming, anything you can really think of began acting up). Context: I was playing a video game and my frames dipped to 15-30 fps out of nowhere (and didn't go back up), whereas I normally get...
  13. Chimberley

    [SOLVED] Does connecting elgato to pc and laptop slow them?

    I have a pc with prime os a Custom Android Rom Specs: Cpu : i5 4570 RAM : 4gb Storage: ssd 1tb Graphics: prime os doesnot support any integrated cpu graphics (intel hd 4600) and i have a laptop with specs: Cpu : i3 5005u RAM: 4gb Graphics : Intel hd 5500 So i want to capture my pc game screen...
  14. mekyle99

    [SOLVED] PC freezing at times.

    Hi guys, recently my PC has been a lot slower and has even started freezing at times. Thing is, it's a decently strong PC (in my opinion of course), being an i5-8600k paired with a GTX1070 and 16GB ram. I don't have an SSD which I know things will be slower loading from HDD etc., but it wasn't...
  15. P

    [SOLVED] PC constantly runs worse than it should and stutters

    Specs CPU: i7-8700k GPU: gtx 1080ti FE RAM: 16 gigs of G.Skill TridentZ RGB 3000 MOBO: Asus ROG Maximus X Hero PSU: EVGA Supernova 750 G2 Like title says, PC never runs as good as it should and i get constant stutters in most games. Cyberpunk for example runs perfectly smooth on my laptop...
  16. Z

    [SOLVED] Slow PC with Semi Pro Config Issue

    I built a system with some parts from my OLD PC & some upgrades over time. I run design software (AI & PS) & chrome developer browser on Win10 Pro [redacted] My Issue - PC performs below average than what it is supposed to, with 3-4 tab and 1 YouTube tab slows it down and i can see lag &...
  17. M

    [SOLVED] Tools to help me troubleshot slow PC and intermittent internet?

    Are there any tools you guy's use to troubleshoot PC issues? I am having frequent internet disconnects, my ping goes from 10ms to 3000ms, and I have some general slow downs. I ran Kapersky anti-virus, I ran CCleaner. I ran the Verizon FiOS ap to test my upload and download speeds. I cannot...
  18. psyk_

    [SOLVED] I bought a pc an year ago, since then ive faced many problems with that and also when i bootup my pc it takes almost 3 minutes to open apps and other

    Processor: Ryzen 5 3550H with vega 8 Graphic card: 4GB Radeon RX560X RAM : 8GB PS: I dont have a SSD MODEL: ASUS TUF FX505DY (2019) Sorry im a noob and i only know these things about my pc forgot to say my friend also bought the same pc along with me but his pc is working fine RANDOM...
  19. THE_TECH_GEEK

    [SOLVED] My pc is slow and im trying to upgrade my pc's ram or storage

    My PC is really slow and sometimes my apps do not respond or crash. I have tried everything to make my pc faster and nothing works therefore im thinking of upgrading my storage or ram. I have an 250gb HDD and 4GB DDR3 1333MHz, and Im thinking of upgrading one of the two, as of now what do u...
  20. L

    Question My pc slowed down after moving it to new location

    Hey, i have a question regarding my PC that is much slower after I moved it to another location. So my setup is: i7 3770k, 16gb RAM, 480gb SSD + 3 HDD, PSU: 650w bronze Corsair TX. I checked my temperatures (CPU, GPU, SSD, HDD), they are all fine. One fan on case was kinda loose after moving...
  21. M

    Question I5 9400, 16gb ram 3200mhz, 300 download speed but everything is still so slow.

    Just upgraded my cpu and ram. Also just added 1tb hdd. I’ve got high internet speeds. 300 down 30 up but my pc is still sooo slow and everytjing takes years to download. my pc is fully optimised so msconfig boot stuff all on max processors etc startup programs disabled Why is my pc so slow...
  22. bobjackieson

    [SOLVED] Ram running slow?

    Cpu-Z frequency: 798.4 Mhz (DDR4-1596) Its ddr4 3200mhz ram and only running at idk... I enable XMP profile 1 like a guy told me on a forum and still running slow?
  23. Burtuliny181

    [SOLVED] Is it okay if my HDD laptop needs so much time to open programmes ?

    Hello, I have Lenovo ideapad s145, with core i3 (10th gen) processor, 4 GB of RAM, 1 TB HDD (5000 rpm), and Windows 10. When I run File Explorer it takes 6 seconds to open program, and 31 seconds to open word document. Is this issue common for all HDDs? Thank you in advance.
  24. J

    Question PC very slow suddenly

    First of all, I'm new here because I don't know what to do anymore and maybe one of you can fix this... So, a couple of days my pc became very slow. Games suddenly took 5 to 10 minutes to start up ( normally within 1 minute ). I could find a fix for the problem, so I reinstalled windows on my...
  25. S

    [SOLVED] PC became extremely slow overnight

    System Specs: CPU: i7-4790K GPU: 5700XT RAM: DDR3 16GB HDD: 7200 RPM WD Black (one 1TB and one 2TB) SSD: 500gb Samsung OS: Windows 10 (most recent update) Monitor: 1080p 144hz I already posted about this before but it's a reoccurring issue and I'd like some help... My computer was working...
  26. K

    Question Problem with my new AMD build.

    specs: Corsair RM750x, 750W PSU Gigabyte X570 AORUS Pro, Socket-AM4 AMD Ryzen 5 3600X Prosessor Geforce RTX 2070 SUPER Windforce OC 8GB HyperX Fury DDR4 3200MHz 32GB Old sata SSD 500 gb + samsung 970 evo plus m2 drive I have an issue with my new build. The issue is that the pc freezes or runs...
  27. D

    Question Task Manager says System is taking up all of my Disk, saving files causes it to freeze / or take forever

    Hi! My computer has been slow for a few months now. For me, when I'm on a browser or a game I don't have any issues. It's opening things that seems to make it just stall forever. For example, if I go to save an image from the web onto my computer, right click -> save image as? It will open...
  28. N

    Question How to keep my laptop working fast and smooth?

    I have acer nitro 5 laptop specs: i7 8gen 8gb ram ddr4 2666 mhz gtx 1050ti 256 gb m.2 samsung its been 3 months old. i have installed about 15 softwares total and it still has around 100gb free in local disk c (windows drive) when i use some softwares like sketchup and vray together, it hangs...
  29. M

    [SOLVED] PC running slow

    I have a dell inspiron 530 stock from the store I have not added anything to it. I did a clean install of windows 7 32-bit installed all drivers, and did a disk fragment and the computer is still running super slow, the thinking light on the tower stays not and does not turn off. Doesnt blink...
  30. M

    [SOLVED] Slow Windows 7

    I installed windows 7 32-bit over windows vista 32-bit. The computer was running fine. After I installed all the updates it started to run super slow and and long time to boot. I did a system clean up, all the updates, and disk defragment. Still slow. Any Ideas???? PLEASE HELP.
  31. P

    Question DISK 100%

    I tried everything to decrease my disk, it's 100% most of the time, last thing i did is a disk check and repair from cmd and it fix nothing. I even delete all my background programs (antivirus, windows search , etc...). In task menager i only have System and compressed memory and service host...
  32. T

    Question PC suddenly slow and choppy

    I unplugged my pc about 4 or 5 days ago and just recently plugged it back in. It's running really slow, especially when I try and run a game. I am currently getting 15-1 frames per second when I used to get 150+ on league of legends. Everything I do takes about 5 times as long compared to before...
  33. B

    [SOLVED] Good PC specs but running really bad.

    Ive had this computer close to 2-3 years now and it is running really badly and I dont know what to do, first Ill give you guys some specs then hopefully you guys can help me out GPU: Radeon RX460 CPU: AMD A8-7600 RAM: 8GB Brand new 1TB HDD Low end Motherboard I just bought GTA and my system...
  34. Ritik Negi

    Question how to fix pc after ram replacement?

    Few months ago I replaced my Ram because Previous one has issue and my pc did not boot up but after replacing it my pc become laggy and I am unable to play my games at high fps as previous. Please help me and thank you in advance.
  35. H

    Question High end pc running slow

    I have a PC with the following specs: Processor - i7 4770k GPU - GTX 1070 RAM - 16 GB PSU - 1200W SSD for main OS - Corsair Neutron GTX 240gb I'm really stumped on what's wrong with it. It's been a long time since it ran smoothly. The windows logo when starting it up was freezing and jumping...
  36. L

    Question Slow Pc

    Hello, I just bought my new Gaming PC, it's working just fine when am in game ( highest graphics and no FPS drop ), but when i get to windows navigation ( internet browsing, etc..) it gets slow ( google chrome don't open instantly and same for everything else). Do you think this is related to...
  37. T

    Question 100% disk power (task manager) slowing down PC?

    Ok so some random programs from windows are maxing out the power of my hard drive, and I believe it is the thing that is causing my computer to slow down a lot. Any suggestions? Here is a screenshot of my task manager. https://ibb.co/tLWBF85
  38. T

    Question Low PC performance.

    Okay, so i got this PC about 2 years ago, at first it worked like a charm, but after some time it started being slow, but not just in games. Like, i cant play games and listen to music on youtube at the same time, my fps drops to 20, i have to close every program that is working in background to...
  39. ChocolateKnight

    [SOLVED] Good specs bad performance

    My pc is running really slow, around 5 minutes for everything to load and start up. I get low fps in almost every game, i get around 60 FPS on overwatch. Specs: Graphics Card: GTX 1060 3GB ASUS DUAL Processor: AMD FX 4300 3.8 GHZ Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT USB3 Power Supply: MASTERWATT...
  40. J

    How would I work this calculus/engineering problem? Cylinder pressures.

    Hi all, I have had this calculus (pretty sure its calc) problem for a while and its driving me crazy cause it seems like it should be quite simple. Like I’m Just missing a formula. Here is the setting, a project of mine requires 2 movable pistons in a container. One connected to a spring connect...