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Using the site is easy and fun. All Rights Reserved STORE COMMUNITY ABOUT SUPPORT Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Help and Tips Games run smoothly for a couple minutes, then slow down User Name When idling, CPU usage is usually at 1-3%. 09-17-2011, 09:27 AM #11 twinsfan87 Guest Posts: n/a Also, if I minimize the game to check CPU usage and return Forum • Gaming • PC Laptop suddenly can't run any game decently Page of 2 First / Last Previous Next Ziz0u 23 Jun 2014 12:10:49 10,923 posts Seen 54 seconds ago

One of the things that major websites like Google, Yahoo, Bing and others like to do it install browser toolbars. Last edited by fincher234: 07-11-2013 at 04:33 PM. The top placer was the only defrag program that prevented fragmentation (see the review). Next time you re-open your browser, it should be a lot cleaner.

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You can see on the front end that those are default speed when it should be 600mhz and 800mhz respectively. solved What GPU can run games nicely on these monitors? Deleted user 23 June 2014 13:06:41 @Zizoo Should do I'd imagine. Computers manufactured by companies like DELL have a "Service Tag" and "Express Service Code" that you use when you call them.

  • your 7770 is dx10 capable also.
  • However, even after I have gone out of my way to disable Skype and leave Sticky Notes as my only running program, I have these problems.
  • I don't have other high end games to test, but if I'm not running Portal, I won't be running anything else.
  • You also have had power outages, so your power supply in your computer could have been damaged.
  • You also say the system seems to run better when chrome is running.
  • At this rate it'll be hours before I can check.
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  • Also same case in NBA 2k14, AC Brotherhood and Call of Duty BO.
  • My Internet runs smoothly and programs and videos are fine, only games.
  • Then capture the real temp screen again. the only thing I can think of is that the CPU is not performing, but when I monitor them (just through Ctrl, Alt, Delete) it seems "fine". If it does clean it up and your computer is still slow, the virus may have caused enough damage to where you want to re-format the hard drive and re-install your Then start up your game and run it for a bit until you start seeing problems.

    solved Laptop used to run games well (enough). Ccleaner For Windows Fans never really kick in much anyway. I am not really that tech-savvy but I'll list the specs and try explain to the best of my ability what I have tried so far. see it here Run a complete (full) SpyWare scan with Malware Bytes and handle whatever it finds.

    Then you can shut down real temp. Edited by Zizoo at 12:12:50 23-06-2014 Murbs 23 Jun 2014 12:12:37 23,509 posts Seen 24 hours ago Registered 12 years ago Dust? They have a habit of degrading over time. I should note that before this problem started occuring, by the way I have no idea why it started, it seemed to come from nowhere, the game ran at a consistent

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    I have tried System Restore as well, but I think these problems go back a while. Graphics card not running as well as it once was? Game Booster Also, not sure what significance this has, but whenever I launch a game on Steam now (Preparing to launch [game]...) the window itself appears to be much larger around the bottom, Nvidia As that can worsen performance if your system specs don't allow a consistent 60 FPS (if you're running @ 60Hz refresh) Last edited by Bad_Motha: 07-10-2013 at 05:58 PM.

    hold tight! Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Specially since the only air I feel come out of my tower's fan holes is cool air, even when running games. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

    I bought a new cooling pad, scanned for viruses with Windows security essentials, and scanned for mal ware with Malwarebytes Anti malware. Digital Foundry's guide to PS4 Pro game upgrades Diablo 3, Mafia 3 latest to be rated. hardrock703Oct 10, 2012, 10:42 AM kylekillzone said: get some compressed air and shoot it at a angle at the fan on the bottom of your laptop. The old virus was, I think, as TDLSS virus.

    Next, ensure the Registry is clean and the disk's clutter is also cleaned out. The CPU can have effects on it by a lot, if the thermal paste between the CPU and the Cooling Unit (Heat Sink+Fan) is old and needs replacing this can cause speccy itself actually lists current performance level spontaneously.

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    TIP #3: GET AND RUN A TRUSTED ANTI-VIRUS PROGRAM. I read that it can damage the motherboards so I'll probably try cleaning out the dust like you guys had suggested. Clean out all the air intakes grills, 2. Oh, I've also run several virus scans with different anti-viruses, defragged, cleaned storage space (I have around 600GB of free space right now) and tried uninstalling some recent Windows updates from

    Contact Us - Steam Store - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. It works. :) - Arwal 04/24/2013 - Thanks, this helped a lot! - Vicky 02/15/2013 - ineed very fast my computer. - taher 10/27/2012 - thank u so much very helpful! Thread Tools Display Modes 09-16-2011, 05:34 PM #1 twinsfan87 Guest Posts: n/a Games run smoothly for a couple minutes, then slow down All games I've tried recently have had Now, if you have done all the above and your computer still runs slow, you may need to re-install Windows operating system on it.

    It doesn't sound as if you have intentionally tried to alter your fan speeds, correct? Hard disk space is storage space. So the next question would be whether you are running some kind of third party software, such as overclocking or monitoring software, which might be messing with fan speeds. The last games I played were Spec-Ops: The Line, Fallout 3 and Borderlands.

    Back to top #3 SirMaximusOwnage SirMaximusOwnage Topic Starter Members 82 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:01:29 PM Posted 04 July 2014 - 10:59 AM I don't have canned air readily available I'm just certain something just isn't operating properly rather than my laptop not being up to it. I'm new to forums so I'm not sure if I posted in the right place but I would appreciate any and all help I could get. Gold medal defrag winner:" Ziz0u 23 Jun 2014 12:28:12 10,923 posts Seen 54 seconds ago Registered 7 years ago Sharzam wrote: Desktop pcs fall in performance due to the amount

    Thank You..Keep doing a great job. Do not get this confused with memory. Already have an account? the one consistency is that it once was doing well with these games, but now it isn't.

    Privacy Policy Legal Steam Subscriber Agreement STORE COMMUNITY ABOUT SUPPORT Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Hardware and Operating Systems Odd problem, games that used to run fine are The laptop runs Windows 8.Again, prior to cleaning out the vents and fan, all of my games were working just fine, at a regular and (in my opinion) nice 30-50 fps. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Contact Us - Steam Store - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

    mechanicalsonataMay 22, 2015, 4:42 PM I ended up just resetting the computer. Thanks Jul 22, 2011 #3 Shiney TS Booster Posts: 157 Try this Turn everything off and see how it goes. Virus Scans tend to slow games down a lot... Back to top #11 synergy513 synergy513 BC Advisor 935 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Florida Local time:01:29 PM Posted 05 July 2014 - 01:18 PM Count of performance levels : 2

    Like I mentioned I was getting 62.50 FPS in that game I was playing, it's been like that with Chrome open for the last 3 or so weeks.


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