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Windows 7: Windows 7 high CPU and RAM usage.

22 Dec 2013   #21
Ekayrouz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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8 GB of ram with an i5 1500k 3.30 GHz CPU, and a GTX 560 ti GPU. I use my rig mainly for gaming
If you do a lot of gaming i would highly suggest getting at least 12 or 16gb of ram in there as 8gb probably is not gonna cut it especially if you play games that are extremely processor and ram intensive. Those can quickly eat up processor and ram availabiltiy.
This is a lot of motherhood and probably does not help the OP. We don't even know what games the OP is playing. Before suggesting that the OP spend more money, I suggest you ask him for more detailed information and base your recommendations on that.
I play games such as: WoW, far cry 3, assassins Creed 3, borderlands 2, LA NOIRE and a lot more.
I think 8 GB Isn't too bad, the problem is mainly of windows 7 not the pc it's self. Do you think restoring windows ( delete and download windows 7) would maybe solve this problem?


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22 Dec 2013   #22
Devlin1888

Windows 7 Home Premium 64Bit
 
 

Just saying, 8gb of ram is adequate to run even the most intensive games at ultra.
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22 Dec 2013   #23
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

So what?, you have to go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > right click on Command Prompt > Open as admin - else it won't work.
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22 Dec 2013   #24
Ekayrouz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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So what?, you have to go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > right click on Command Prompt > Open as admin - else it won't work.
Thanks, I'll try it and get back to you. Do you really think that 8 GB of ram Is not enough?
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22 Dec 2013   #25
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Do you really think that 8 GB of ram Is not enough?
I don't think so. I think somebody else made that suggestion, but I think it is far fetched.
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22 Dec 2013   #26
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64
 
 

Please just follow whs instruction in post #6 and #23.

Your 8 gigs of ram is not your problem. Forget about your ram at this time unless you have been doing some tweaks that you haven't mentioned.
If you have been tweaking let us know.
Have you been in Boot Advance Options?

After following whs instructions this would be helpful.

System Info - See Your System Specs
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23 Dec 2013   #27
Ekayrouz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
Please just follow whs instruction in post #6 and #23.

Your 8 gigs of ram is not your problem. Forget about your ram at this time unless you have been doing some tweaks that you haven't mentioned.
If you have been tweaking let us know.
Have you been in Boot Advance Options?

After following whs instructions this would be helpful.

System Info - See Your System Specs
I am running an chkdsk now, I just looked into my system and it turns out my i5-2500k CPU @ 3.30 GHZ
Is an 3.60 GHZ does that mean my CPU is overclocked?
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23 Dec 2013   #28
Ekayrouz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

Sorry I don't know how to find my screenshots...;(
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23 Dec 2013   #29
Ekayrouz

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 

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23 Dec 2013   #30
Ekayrouz

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