Question Unexplainable lag when gaming

Oct 23, 2021
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Since this week I am experiencing incredible lag when gaming (offline). I did a benchmark(Unigine Superposition)on my GPU (GeForce RTX 2060) which worked fine. I also updated the drivers, cleaned up my HD (SSD, 203 GB available) but the lag remains. I have a Intel Core i5 Windows 10 version 21H1, and never had troubles before. I tried different games: 7 days to die, Phasmophobia, The Forest, VRC, but they all have the same problem. Once I ask a bit more than just staring at the wall, the lag starts(FPS goes from 60 to <10). Even on the lowest possible settings. Anyone got any ideas how to fix this?
 

Vic 40

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What parts in the pc?

download hwinfo,
install and open it=click run,
close the top window which is the system summary,
in the main window at the left top click "save report",
at the bottom of the next window check "Summary for Clipboard",
after that you'll see what's in the pc,
copy by clicking "copy to clipboard" and rightclick+paste in your next respons
can also use this tool to check temperatures and voltages etc. to see if anything is out of the ordinary when this happens,

Open hwinfo,
check "sensors-only",
click "run".
 
Oct 23, 2021
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Hi Vic,

Thank you for helping me :). Here is the information you asked for.

Computer: MSI MS-7C31
CPU: Intel Core i5-9400F (Coffee Lake-S, U0)
2900 MHz (29.00x100.0) @ 3889 MHz (39.00x99.7)
Motherboard: MSI B365M PRO-VH (MS-7C31)
BIOS: 1.40, 01/07/2020
Chipset: Intel B365 (Kaby Lake)
Memory: 8192 MBytes @ 1329 MHz, 16-18-18-39
- 8192 MB PC21300 DDR4 SDRAM - Kingston KHX2666C16/8G
Graphics: GIGABYTE RTX 2060 OC 6G (GV-N2060OC-6GD)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060, 6144 MB GDDR6 SDRAM
Drive: PNY CS900 480GB SSD, 468.9 GB, Serial ATA 6Gb/s @ 6Gb/s
Sound: Intel Kaby Lake - High Definition Audio / cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech) [A0]
Sound: NVIDIA TU106 - High Definition Audio Controller
Network: RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC
OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home (x64) Build 19042.1288 (20H2)


When I run the sensors-only while having the lag, the only thing that turns red is the pysical memory load maximum (95.4%). I don't have sudden blue screens, or any other problems with my pc by the way.
 

Vic 40

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Yeah 8gb can by now be to little to play games, suggest you upgrade to 16gb and see if you still have lags. Best step would be to get a new kit of two sticks, if you want to upgrade the one you have get at least the same for best compatibility and hope they will work together, which they should, but sometimes they might not.
 
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Yeah 8gb can by now be to little to play games, suggest you upgrade to 16gb and see if you still have lags. Best step would be to get a new kit of two sticks, if you want to upgrade the one you have get at least the same for best compatibility and hope they will work together, which they should, but sometimes they might not.
I know 8gb is not that much, but can it really cause this big of a difference overnight? I used to be able to stream from my PC to my quest through VD, and still have reasonable FPS. Now I can't even play games on my PC alone.
 

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