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Windows 7: High CPU usage, low fps, high latency.


01 Jul 2011   #21

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Sounds like we have a heat problem, if it's shutting down with a cooling pad. How old is the laptop, and have you cleaned it recently?


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01 Jul 2011   #22

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

The latop is a year and 3 months old, and yes I clean it regularly, but like I said before, I don't remember when was the last time is overheated, I think it was probably in April or so Im not really sure.
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01 Jul 2011   #23

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Hot CPU Tester Pro Download - Softpedia

run that for a while, and post your results for me?
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02 Jul 2011   #24

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Sure ill get to it
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02 Jul 2011   #25

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Ok so I raen it for about 30 mins, and this is what i got.

"Hot CPU Tester Pro(Lite Edition) 4.4.1
Copyright 1999-2003 7Byte Computers
Saturday, July 02, 2011 - 23:02:27
Diagnostic Report
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Test Started at: 22:34:36
Test Duration: 00:27:33
Physical Processors Available: 8
Logical Processors Available: 4
Multi-Processors System(SMP): Available
Hyper-Threading Technology: Not Available
CPU Name String: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 520 @ 2.40GHz
Speed: 2393MHz
Logical Processors Tested: CPU 0, CPU 1, CPU 2, CPU 3
Average CPU(s) Performance: 100.0%

Modules Results:
Complex Matrix: Finished without error
Calculating Pi: Finished without error
Sorting Algorithms: Finished without error
Prime Test: Finished without error
Fast Fourier Transforms:
Chipset:
L1 Cache:
L2 Cache:
Memory: Finished without error
HD: Finished without error
MMX: Finished without error
SSE:
SSE2/SSE3:
3DNow!:
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03 Jul 2011   #26

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Hmm, so your processor seems fine. What I think might be happening is that your processor is getting warm and throttling back. I am not sure of a way to fix this, though, if that's the problem...
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03 Jul 2011   #27

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Ok, well at least that gives me place to start, Im gonna look into it, see if that is the actual problem, and see what i can find.

Any other suggestions are welcomed
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03 Jul 2011   #28
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hello all. Two things which I've noticed are you have some MS updates waiting and the Action center has an urgent message waiting you. Some other red flags there too.

Well three, you said you are running Avast and Avira. In most cases two AVs or firewalls running simultaneously will cause instability and high resource usage.

If the CPU is throttling due to overheat I don't think you can/want to over ride that. You'll have a fried one. It may be breaking down and will fail soon due to being hot often.
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03 Jul 2011   #29

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Two things which I've noticed are you have some MS updates waiting and the Action center has an urgent message waiting you. Some other red flags there too.
Good catch, lol
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03 Jul 2011   #30

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Well Im down to 1 anti virus now, and updates have been completed, since that screenshot is old. Now that I recall though I think when the new mobo was installed on this machine they never put thermal paste on the processor so I dk if that has anything to do with it.
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