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Windows 7: i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging

12 Aug 2014   #1
vic3685

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging

This computer is about 1 year old, and I thought it should be pretty potent, but lately it's lagging.

It's an i7, I have 8GB of RAM, a WD blue caviar 1TB hard drive and an AMD Radeon 7800 series graphic card.

I'm attaching the diagnostics from the SF Diagnostics tool.

A few things I've noticed:
- Memory is always at 60%-80%. Chrome being the main consumer.
- The hard drive has weird spikes in the Resource Monitor. In the following example, it was all nice and low until I decided to close a Notepad file (5 lines, didn't even save!). The numbers in the hard drive graphs bother me a little... is it normal to have a max number of 0.01 in the queue graph, and of 10MB in the disk graph? (graphs attached)

Could you help me out? Is it just a RAM problem? If I can, I'd like to avoid buying another 8GB, unless it's the absolute certain cause of the issue.

(As a sidenote: I am a web developer. I normally have Sublime Text, Prepros, Sourcetree and one Adobe program open, apart from Chrome, to test everything out and look for language documentation. It did not use to be a problem)




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12 Aug 2014   #2
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

We surly will try to help.

Need your system specs filled in completely.
Motherboard and power supply for starters.

A picture like these would be helpful.

i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging-resource-monitor.pngs

i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging-resource-monitor-ram.png


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12 Aug 2014   #3
vic3685

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I added some of the specs, and I'm adding the resource and memory screenshots. Right now the computer is working without any lags, but hopefully it gives some insight anyway.

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12 Aug 2014   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

What do you have running that is using 4.74 gb of ram?

You have a whopping 118 processes running which is about twice as much as most.

More pictures please.

System Configure/Startup. Post the complete list.
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13 Aug 2014   #5
vic3685

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Twice as many as most sounds bad

Here's the info you requested:
Running processes



Chrome, Explorer and Spotify are half of those processes.

MSconfig startup:




The disabled processes are newly disabled, I haven't actually restarted the computer yet.
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13 Aug 2014   #6
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This is what I'm looking for. I need to see the complete displays like below.
Because I don't read your language it would help me understand.

i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging-msconfig-startup.png

i7-3770 with 8GB of RAM is lagging-msconfig-services.png

You have a ton of things running.
You have a mass amount of Google Chrome and a uTorrant running.

I suggest you read this tutorial by Brink and play close attentions to #8 & 9.

Optimize Windows 7


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