Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Disk use 100% and average response time almost 8 seconds

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Disk use 100% and average response time almost 8 seconds

    I have had windows 8.1 for quite some time now and never had any issues with my OS. Until recently, my OS disc use now shows 100% with writing speeds going up to 100mb/sec and average response times of my HD from 4000 to 8000ms...

    Nothing has changed on my side and I have it at a repair shop right now. They said hardware is 100% fine and they are running a stress test on my PC but everything looks good so far. ANy ideas?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 1,121
    Windows 8.1 x64

    You could try opening the Resource Monitor. Go to the Disk tab, then put a checkmark next to the process using the most disk activity. Then check the window below to see what it is writing or reading.

    To be fair, you may see increased disk activity for short periods of time, but it should stop after a while unless something is driving it you may want to stop.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Disk use 100% and average response time almost 8 seconds
Related Threads
on a clean Windows 8.1 install, I boot from the ASUS splash screen to the desktop in 5 seconds if I connect my external usb 3.0 3 TB WD My Book HDD, the boot akes 10 seconds what gives? how can I fix that?
I don't know where exactly to ask this question. Apologies if it's in the wrong area. I just discovered that my Windows 8 laptop shows the time to be almost 2 seconds ahead of my Windows 7 laptop regardless of what time server I have them sync with. Any ideas why they would be different from...
My laptop (Lenovo Y500 Laptop | Lenovo US) has a 1TB 5400rpm hard drive C: and it also has a 24GB chached SSD D:. The link only shows a 16, but mine was 24. Today, I left my computer idle while I was at class (I'm in college) and when I came back it was frozen on the start up screen Lenovo Logo. As...
I get this issue starting at boot, and then lasting for about 30 minutes: 51234 It's highly annoying. Is there any way to fix this problem without having to buy a new HDD?
I have configure Short time as HH:mm:ss tt to show seconds (and AM/PM just for the test) to modify the short time on the task bar, the result, HH:mm tt seconds do not want to come over ... attached an image, anyone knows, better without 3rd parties tools, to show the seconds ?
Disk at 100% all the time in Performance & Maintenance
hello, for some reason my disk usage is always at 100%, it never spikes its just a constant 100% and i think its hurting my performance, is there any way to lower this? 39561
I performed an experiment with my wife last night, who I would qualify as a slightly above average computer user. She hasn't yet looked at Windows 8, and she isn't out reading about it, nor trolling forums to see how it works. I brought home a work laptop with Windows 8 installed on it. I...
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook