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PC Lag Spikes


italic

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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 ([email protected])
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 Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 Pro WMC X64
    CPU
    AMD Phenom II X4 960T
    Motherboard
    ASUSTeK Computer INC. M5A78L-M/USB3 (AM3R2)
    Memory
    16.0 GB Dual-Channel DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    AMD Radeon 6670HD
    Sound Card
    VIA High Definition Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    S240HL
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080px
    Hard Drives
    932GB Seagate ST31000528AS ATA Device (SATA)
    Internet Speed
    30MbS Virgin Media Fiber Optic

CountMike

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#2
Check for malware first, antivirus, Mawarebytes etc.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8.1 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number
    Home made
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen7 2700x
    Motherboard
    Asus Prime x470 Pro
    Memory
    16GB Kingston 3600
    Graphics Card(s)
    Asus strix 570 OC 4gb
    Hard Drives
    Samsung 960 evo 250GB
    Silicon Power V70 240GB SSD
    WD 1 TB Blue
    WD 2 TB Blue
    Bunch of backup HDDs.
    PSU
    Sharkoon, Silent Storm 660W
    Case
    Raidmax
    Cooling
    CCM Nepton 140xl
    Internet Speed
    40/2 Mbps
    Browser
    Firefox
    Antivirus
    WD