Experiencing slow performance on new pc. (Bottlenecking?)
1 Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45T-UD3LR 2 Processor: Core 2 Duo E7400 @ 2.8Ghz 3 Heatsink: Arctic Cooling Freezer 7 Pro 4 Memory: CORSAIR DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) 4GB (2 x 2GB), Timing 9-9-9-24, 1.8V 5 Hard Drive: Seagate 500 GB 6 Video Card: EVGA GeForce 9800 GTX+ Video Card - 512MB GDDR3 7 PSU: PC Power and Cooling model# S75QB 8 Operating System: Windows XP 64bit
Hi, I recently built this P.C. and have been experiencing delay/lag/bottlenecking or whichever technical term needed. This is my first build so I am not too tech savvy. Would you please assist me in determining the root of my problem? Here are some of the issues I have experienced:
1) Jerking mouse movements ( almost like 1-2 second delayed movements) with no CPU spikes. 2) Random CPU spikes which also leads to jerking mouse movements when I am browsing the web or playing games such as Left 4 Dead 2 or Borderlands.
These issues come and go. According to Speedfan 4.40, the idle temperatures are as follows: GPU: 36C Temp1: 34C Temp2: 29C Temp3: -2C HD0: 31C Core 0: 37C Core 1: 35C
The temperatures remain the same during the spikes.
Any insight to what may be the reason behind the bottlenecking or lag spikes, would be much appreciated.
Thank you very much!
More aboutexperiencing slow performance bottlenecking
1) If on desktop, list your running software.
2) Lower your image quality in games. Your gaming rig is considered low end, by my standard.
Thanks for your response. I'll attach a screen shot when I am back home. Yeah, it was built with a $600 budget. hah!