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PC Lag Spikes

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    PC Lag Spikes


    Recently I have been receiving strange lag spikes in general use of my PC. These spikes occur when using Google Drive, playing games or doing whatever. A lot of the time my PC is very fast and responsive, however every minute or so everything slow down for about twenty seconds; typing becomes laggy, games freeze up etc. I do not know the cause of this issue and any help would be extremely appreciated.

    Thanks, Isaac

    PC SPECS:

    Summary
    Operating System
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64-bit
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 960T
    Thuban 45nm Technology
    RAM
    16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 669MHz (9-9-9-24)
    Motherboard
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. M5A78L-M/USB3 (AM3R2)
    Graphics
    S240HL (1920x1080@60Hz)
    1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 6670 (ATI AIB)
    Storage
    931GB Seagate ST31000528AS ATA Device (SATA)
    Optical Drives
    ATAPI iHAS124 B ATA Device
    Audio
    VIA High Definition Audio

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Check for malware first, antivirus, Mawarebytes etc.
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