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Question Sudden 100% usage on my Intel i3 while playing certain games.

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Just a week ago I had no problem with playing some games like Sekiro Shadows Die Twice or Assassins Creed Origins... But now suddenly I get HUGE lags that can last up to 6 or more seconds and the game goes on. As I played Sekiro with task manager I encountered huge CPU usage, 100% was when the big lag hit. Same probably happens during Origins. (also found out that it uses 80% of ram and when I counted all of the processes up it was around 3.8gb and I have 8gb RAM.. why is it 80%?) I have a suspicion that it might be from a windows update. This cant just go sour suddenly in a week when I have been playing those games for months.
 
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I will look into the malware issue. Resource monitor shows that the game uses most of the RAM memory but when I dont play and now use my browser it uses 50% which is around 400mb so I can assume my system bogs down a huge amount of usable RAM
 

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