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Windows 7: Multitasking slow

24 Aug 2010   #1

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
Multitasking slow


I've had Windows 7 since release and when i do any multitasking windows becomes very slow. For example, when i burn a DVD/CD or encode a video, everyhing else becomes very slow. Basically if i do any multitasking windows lags, i never had this problem with vista.

Sytem spec:
  • i7 920 @ 3.8ghz(currently at stock settings)
  • 6gb DDR3 Tri-Channel PC3-12800
  • Asus rampage 2 extreme
  • ATi 5850 with 10.7 drivers
  • Creative X-Fi Platinum
  • Corsair TX 750W
  • Western Digital VelociRaptor 300GB (windows drive)
  • Samsung SpinPoint F3 1TB (media drive)
Any help is much appreciated.

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24 Aug 2010   #2

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer

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24 Aug 2010   #3


hello guybrush,
can you take snapshot on your device manager?? and also post your process on your task manager.
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