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


08 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 
High CPU usage, low fps, high latency.

Since Jan-Feb of this year I have encountered the following issue while trying to play games on my laptop.

Abnormally High CPU Usage
Extremely low FPS - After 5-20 Mins of play.
Extremely High latency to servers - from 300 - 900 after 5 - 20 mins of play.

The thing is all of these started 1 year after I been using this laptop, after a full year of everything running flawlessly all these issues kicked in after I performed a clean install in Jan., I even performed one in Feb. and one 3 weeks ago, since someone suggested this could fix my issue and I still face the same problem.

I would kindly take any suggestions since I am so desperate that I am considering trowing this device out the window.

Here are my specs:

OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
Version 6.1.7600 Build 7600
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Studio 1558
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i5 CPU M 520 @ 2.40GHz, 2400 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
Name ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
Adapter Description ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series
Adapter RAM 1.00 GB (1,073,741,824 bytes)


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09 Jun 2011   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

All of your symptoms could be a driver issue. Please download this free latency checker and run it to see if it is.

DPC Latency Checker
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09 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

I'll try it immediately
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12 Jun 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
All of your symptoms could be a driver issue. Please download this free latency checker and run it to see if it is.

DPC Latency Checker
Alright so I gave this a try and played arou disabling different devices in the computer, at times it does seem that it has helped a little bit with ts but I cant be 100% onn it since issues still persist.

Any other suggestions?
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13 Jun 2011   #5

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Give this a thorough read: "lag" in online games with Windows 7
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19 Jun 2011   #6

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fumz View Post
Give this a thorough read: "lag" in online games with Windows 7
Alright so I've known of this, but still gave it a try and searched a lot around the net this week, and did further testing on it, see if could get somewhere.

In a moment of frustration i started killing off services, and I got to one that did eliminate any issue, the only problem is that the laptop shut it self down after a few minutes and now cant remember what service or process I killed. Any other suggestions?
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19 Jun 2011   #7

7 Ultimate x64
 
 

System restore... or you could go to someplace like Black Viper's and look at his list to see what the defaults should be. Black Viper’s Windows 7 Service Configurations | Black Viper's Website | www.blackviper.com
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20 Jun 2011   #8

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fumz View Post
System restore... or you could go to someplace like Black Viper's and look at his list to see what the defaults should be. Black Viper’s Windows 7 Service Configurations | Black Viper's Website | www.blackviper.com
System Restore is not a working option since a clean install of windows doesnt fix the issue.

I checked the list for the Windows 7 services, and still nothing, I've gathered some info from different sources that it could be a Audio Issue but I've tried available fixes and ideas and still nothing.
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23 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 Home Premiun x64
 
 

Anyone else got any other suggestions for this issue?
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23 Jun 2011   #10

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried disabling your Antivirus and/or Firewall when gaming?

Worth a shot IMO.
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