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My drive is hitting 100% usage constantly. It can take minutes or even freeze/crash even from opening a single chome tab. I've tried various troubleshooting guides and reinstalling OS. Sometimes it says System at the top of disk usage, sometimes it's some other system related tasks of various lengthy names. I've tried troubleshooting those specific names to no avail; "System" just replaces them in their conquest to cripple my PC. Boot time is slow. No idea what to do at this point.

System:
Ryzen 7 5800X
Gigabyte B450M DS3H
GTX 3070
2TB Adata Swordfish
32GB Oloy DDR4

Windows Version: 10.0.19041
 

Colif

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system controls memory management. As far as windows is concerned, your hdd is memory as it contains the page file. Any operations on hdd will include system

does it happen in safe mode?
  1. go to settings/update & security/recovery
  2. under advanced startup, click restart now button
  3. this restarts PC in a blue menu
  4. choose troubleshoot
  5. choose advanced
  6. choose startup options
  7. click the restart button
  8. choose a safe mode (it doesn't matter which) by using number associated with it.
  9. Pc will restart and load safe mode
do you have latest BIOS on motherboard?
Latest chipset drivers? https://www.amd.com/en/support/chipsets/amd-socket-am4/b450

tried using adata ssd toolbox? i would like to adata website but its not working for me right now - https://www.filecroco.com/download-adata-ssd-toolbox/
 

KoleTang

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system controls memory management. As far as windows is concerned, your hdd is memory as it contains the page file. Any operations on hdd will include system

does it happen in safe mode?
  1. go to settings/update & security/recovery
  2. under advanced startup, click restart now button
  3. this restarts PC in a blue menu
  4. choose troubleshoot
  5. choose advanced
  6. choose startup options
  7. click the restart button
  8. choose a safe mode (it doesn't matter which) by using number associated with it.
  9. Pc will restart and load safe mode
do you have latest BIOS on motherboard?
Latest chipset drivers? https://www.amd.com/en/support/chipsets/amd-socket-am4/b450

tried using adata ssd toolbox? i would like to adata website but its not working for me right now - https://www.filecroco.com/download-adata-ssd-toolbox/
Things have improved drastically since updating the RAID driver you linked. I will update if there are any issues.
 

KoleTang

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Wonder why a raid driver helps on a PC with 1 ssd. or do you mean the chipset driver, as both on same page
Well I spoke too soon. It seems to have been a fluke and this issue persists in its random fashion. Right now It took 5 minutes to boot, froze at the windows login screen, then froze again at the desktop. It took minutes just to load the wallpaper and task manager is frozen.

A variety of system processing are using my entire disk and I can’t even open the start menu currently.

I don’t know what to do. Should I try putting Windows on a different SSD?

EDIT: It was the drive. Samsung 850 EVO is running perfectly.
 
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