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Windows 7: Windows 7 Low Performance while Gaming?

09 Jul 2011   #1
rhonjura

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Windows 7 Low Performance while Gaming?

I keep getting a windows pop up everynow and then when im gaming saying that windows has noticed my performance is really low would I like to switch to a basic etc. etc. Im not sure how this is even possible with my setup. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Ive checked my temps on both my GPU/CPU and they are all within normal range and this last time I got it while I was gaming both my GPU/CPU were under half load.

Galaxy GeForce 470 GTX
8gig of DDR3 Corsair Vengeance
Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64x
AMD Phenom ii X4 965 Black Box Edition
2 TB Barracuda HD
NZXT Phantom Case
550W BFG Power Supply


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09 Jul 2011   #2
GaM3R

64 bit Home Premium
 
 

performance,mmmhhh
you could fix it to buy a better videocard?
i dont really know but it might fix it
or just delete some stuff that makes your computer faster

on what game this problem comes?
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09 Jul 2011   #3
rhonjura

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 

Buy a better video card?!? Thats a Nvidia GTX 470 I would say thats pretty good video card....
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23 Jul 2011   #4
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rhonjura View Post
Buy a better video card?!? Thats a Nvidia GTX 470 I would say thats pretty good video card....
yup can run pretty much anything maxed out i lol'ed when i saw this
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23 Jul 2011   #5
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Perhaps it is an issue with a particular game itself. Many older games, as well as some new ones tend to turn off Aero by default, probably by "accident". What I do is just switch to the Aero basic theme before turning on any games that push my hardware, and thus I never saw this message myself again.
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23 Jul 2011   #6
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

Soo, windows keeps showing you popups, but is the game running the way you want it?
This is an important point, you said that both are on ~50% load (means wether you have Vsync on, or it is a software problem)
How many fps are u getting?
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23 Jul 2011   #7
SlasherIT

Ubuntu 12.10
 
 

Ya, what games are you running? Also, update your GPU drivers: GeForce.com - Get the Most Out of Your GPU
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