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My Computer (Windows 7, 32bit) is running in Slow Motion! HELP ME!

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April 5, 2014 1:11:05 AM

My computer is running in slow motion. this is the first time and all videos and games are also running so slow that you cant tell what is going on!!
I have a kaspersky virus scanner and i scanned my computer with it but it showed no viruses or trojans!

HELP ME PLZZ!
April 5, 2014 1:15:58 AM

Something is either constantly 99% loading your CPU, or you could have a swap space issue on the HDD. Which make/model is your PC?
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April 5, 2014 1:16:01 AM

Do you have anything to monitor temps? a lot of dust can even choke of a strong video card enough that it can cause it to lag even for basic stuff like videos
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April 5, 2014 1:17:08 AM

lfkfkfkffs said:
Do you have anything to monitor temps? a lot of dust can even choke of a strong video card enough that it can cause it to lag even for basic stuff like videos


The card would likely cut out or blank the screen if that were so.
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April 5, 2014 1:21:34 AM

The video card and processor both have a feature that if they hit a certain temp they begin to throttle themselves down in order to stay cool.
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April 5, 2014 1:23:45 AM

lfkfkfkffs said:
The video card and processor both have a feature that if they hit a certain temp they begin to throttle themselves down in order to stay cool.


It's unlikely they would throttle that much.
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April 5, 2014 1:32:29 AM

It is more than possible for the processor and video card to throttle to the point that it struggles with videos. When a processor throttles its Dynamic frequency scaling reduces the number of instructions a processor can issue in a given amount of time, thus reducing performance. It also changes the voltage on the fly in order to try to keep its self at a safe temp.
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April 5, 2014 3:47:12 AM

lfkfkfkffs said:
It is more than possible for the processor and video card to throttle to the point that it struggles with videos. When a processor throttles its Dynamic frequency scaling reduces the number of instructions a processor can issue in a given amount of time, thus reducing performance. It also changes the voltage on the fly in order to try to keep its self at a safe temp.


That depends on the CPU/GPU. I doubt this is the issue.
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