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HDD Stutters In Games

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October 29, 2011 9:14:59 PM

After much diagnosing I thought that split second stutters in games were down to my graphics card. However after a revision I have now realised it is my HDD. I am not really sure what to do to improve this issue as it is a one of these:

http://www.ebuyer.com/124228-western-digital-wd5000aaks...


I have defragmented my hard drive so this is not an issue. It happens in most games, at the moment im playing battlefield 3 you see :) 

any more suggestions will not go a miss :D 


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October 29, 2011 11:25:58 PM

When you play the game restart in swap-less configuration if your hardware /RAM amount/ is sufficient. In general a good practice is to make your windows swap file on a separate small partition, dedicated for swap purposes - for Windows and things like Photoshop, and to manage the file manually by setting it initial and maximum sizes equal and on a clean partition - this way youl'll keep the file unfragmented, and to avoid internal fragmentation just restart time to time with 0 swap file size and delete the file, and then move back to the original config.
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