Question HDD read speed spikes when gaming

Mar 30, 2020
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I am the owner of an Acer Aspire A717-72G. For some background info I store all my games onto my HDD and only use my SSD for important applications like Chrome and Discord. Whenever I play a game, it does not matter which, whether it be Terraria, Minecraft, or Dota 2 my HDD usage will randomly spike up to 100 (specifically my read speed) for about 1-2 seconds causing my game to freeze. I've run virus scans and I've run chkdsk but neither have stopped this. Is there anything else I can do? Here's what my HDD typically looks like in Task Manager when in-game
 

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