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Question Intel i7 9700k overconsumption

Apr 22, 2020
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Hey guys, so I am running a i7 9700k with a msi gtx 1660ti and hyperX m.2 and 16Gb Ram with x2 Dell 27" monitors, all of the sudden when playing games or doing large processes I can feel the PC freezing or lagging, I checked task manager and saw that games like COD warzone was running at 86% CPU usage aswell as The sims4 and so forth.

The stuff I have tried so far:
1.Windows defender, malwarebytes and kaspersky antivirus scan (nothing was picked up even on defender offline)
  1. Monitoring temperatures of the cpu while the usage was high, but the the temp stays under 50 degrees celcius
  2. Resetting the PC (not keeping personal files and uninstalling drivers and programs)
  3. Updating all drivers and windows aswell.
  4. Running a windows filecheck with sfc.
  5. Reseating the CPU, Ram and Graphics card.
  6. Running Intel diagnostic tool
  7. Benchmarking the GPU to see if it was underperforming or having issues (it was not)

Please I am not an expert and do not know a lot on PC's just basics and I really can't afford due to time restrictions to do a full windows installs.
Look forward to hearing from you
Regards
 
Apr 22, 2020
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full system spec? include make and model of the psu
Operating System: Windows 10 Pro 64-bit (10.0, Build 18363) (18362.19h1_release.190318-1202)
BIOS: 2418 (type: UEFI)
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-9700K CPU @ 3.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.6GHz
Memory: 16384MB RAM
Card name: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
Motherboard:ASUS ROG Strix B360-H Gaming LGA 1151 Intel Motherboard / Intel B360 Chipset
PSU: Raidmax RX-730SS 730W
Cooling: Water cooled CPU, fan cooled case


To mention this happend today and yesterday there was no issue, between the two days I only played games and did not download/torrent anything
 

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