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Windows 7: Windows has Detected your Computers Performance is slow

07 Apr 2010   #1
networkn

Windows 7
 
 
Windows has Detected your Computers Performance is slow

Hi There!

I have an I7 920 Processor PC running at 3.6Ghz. I recently upgraded to a ATI HD5970 2GB graphics card, and despite this, every few hours/days I get errors on my desktop about how windows has adjusted my colour scheme to basic because of performance.

I am running the latest drivers 10.3 ATI have, but it was happening on earlier versions as well.

I have 12GB memory and not much running, though I do run games sometimes.

Anyone able to shed light on what's causing this, or what specific thresholds are being breached for this condition to occur?


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07 Apr 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Did this problem arise since you upgraded your card, or was it going on before then?

Whenever I get that message, it's because I am running CPU intensive apps, like Debut and VirtualBox at the same time.

Next time that message pops up, could you please post a screenshot of the Performance tab of Task Manager?
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