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Windows 7: Downlaoding/Updating Games Causes Performance Loss

03 Feb 2015   #1
Drew215

Windows 7 64 Professional
 
 
Downlaoding/Updating Games Causes Performance Loss

Hi,

I made a new PC a while back and the one thing I do notice is when I DL a game or update it from an Launch Pad or similar Game launching program. My CPU usage is tops 15% maybe 25% but my desktop reaction is slowed I have to wait for folders or programs to open. It makes no sense to me why this happens. Updating a game or patching it should not cause this much slow down...should it?


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04 Feb 2015   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

It is your hard drive. I/O is what is causing your computer to run slow. A Hard Drive can only handle so much.
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04 Feb 2015   #3
Drew215

Windows 7 64 Professional
 
 

Thank you for an answer. In fact that is the lowest score on my Windows Experience is the Disk Data Rate Transfer (5.9). Appreciate your time and efforts to convey the message.
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