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System slows down if I leave it on overnight

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December 29, 2012 2:01:01 PM

AMD FX 8350
Radeon HD 7850 1gb
650w Antec PSU
MSI 970a-g46 Mobo
Stock HDD
16gb Ram Patriot

So basically if I leave my computer overnight and shake the mouse in the morning, its gets really really slow until I decide to reboot it but once I reboot it, its back to normal speed .

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December 29, 2012 3:15:05 PM

That sounds like a memory leak, it's caused whenever a programmer calls a pointer to a new object in a loop and forgets to delete it after each iteration. So in other words it's not a hardware problem it's a problem with your software. Start task manager in the morning and check your processes to see which program is eating up your memory then uninstall it or remember to terminate that program when you shutdown.
December 29, 2012 4:26:23 PM

Make sure to update your anti-virus and do a full scan. Also use malwarebytes free edition. Also, depending on your system it may be better to turn off the system rather than put it in hybernate or sleep.
December 29, 2012 9:38:18 PM

I'll test these out and get back to you