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Windows 7: Frequent Audio/Video stuttering while watching movies, playing games

21 Sep 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Frequent Audio/Video stuttering while watching movies, playing games

My desktop keeps stuttering every few minutes or so. I have all of the drivers up to date and I cannot figure out what is wrong. The problem occurs the most while watching Netflix and playing games, but happens pretty regularly in general.

Core i7 2600k
Asus p8p67 deluxe
Asus Engtx 570
Corsair 8 gb 1600 mhz ram

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21 Sep 2012   #2
Debbie B

Windows 7 Enterprise x64


I would suggest you to check the performance in “Safe mode with networking”.

Run the Windows Audio Playback Diagnose and Repair from the below MS FIX-IT:

You can even try running Microsoft Fix IT’s from the URL mentioned below according to the issue:

If this issue started occurring after doing some recent software changes on your computer, then I would suggest you to restore your system back to a date when it was working fine. System Restore will affect Windows system files, programs, and registry settings only.

Hope this helps.
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22 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

None of those worked, I think it might be a hard drive problem.
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24 Sep 2012   #4
Debbie B

Windows 7 Enterprise x64


As none of those troubelshooting steps worked, I would suggest you to run the Hardware Diagnostics and check for any error code.

If the Hardware Diagnostics pass, then try updating the system BIOS if it’s not updated.
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04 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
[Unsolved] System stuttering while playing games/movies Please Help

Hello all, I posted a while ago about this same issue and I have not been able to fix it. Whenever I play movies (on Netflix/YouTube/Movie Files) or games, my computer randomly stutters. The stutters effect video and audio and the computer freezes for about a second or two.

Here are my specs:

Mobo: Asus P8p67 Deluxe
GPU: Asus ENGTX 570 (first version)
CPU: Intel i7 2600k @ 3.4 Ghz
Ram: 8 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600 mhz

Here is a youtube video I posted of the problem Im having.

Originally I thought it might be a driver problem, but I have been on the Asus website, Nvidia, and Intel, and all my drivers are up to date.

Then I thought it might be a problem with using Carbonite, Dropbox, and Google Drive constantly reading and writing to the HDD, but even when I disabled them it was still happening.

Im not really sure what to do please help!
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05 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

SO you are using built-in pc GPU . . . .( i m sure its not overclocked )
I have this problem when i overclock too much .............
Try previous version of the drivers sometimes new driver have bugs also ........... Check the gpu for overheating as well............
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