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Periodic slowdown on anything but the simplest apps


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#1 jcmonkey

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 03:37 AM

To clarify the topic, I can run anything simply like a web browser or standard definition video just fine. However when I try anything more demanding like hd video or ANY sort of game it will run fine for awhile then the framerate will drop from 60 to about .5 or so for a little bit, then it'll stop briefly and continue repeating itself.

I have searched all over the internet and all I find is unanswered questions and people assuming that it's some sort of malware problem. I've tried just about every spyware/malware scan along with posting hijackthis logs and the problem stays, though swapping everything out to some older parts I have fixes the problem.


Mobo - Asus M2N-MX SE Plus
Cpu - Athlon x2 64 6000+
Graphics card - Geforce 9600gt

This was built awhile ago on a budget and I've regretted it since. I can safely say that the graphics card is not the problem as I've tried it on other rigs without issue. My friend has told me it's an overheating problem but I'd like to be sure before I go out spending money on a fix that might not work.

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 08:24 AM

Could very well be a power supply issue.

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 08:59 AM

Overheating...of the video card...or the system?

What steps have you taken to check either/both?

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Posted 21 March 2010 - 10:02 AM

Oh forgot I replaced the power supply not too soon after the problems started, since that was the first suggestion I got.

Also tried the graphics card on another computer with no problems. In addition I've used another graphics card on this system and the problem doesn't go away.




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