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Problem playing games high ping can't really play pc games..

Q: Problem playing games high ping can't really play pc games..

Last summer I was downstairs on my pc connected to an ethernet to the router. Internet was great no problems really.. I have a twin brother who is upstairs and he used wireless he lagged alot and he only had problems if I was on my computer and that went on for a while. I have a grandfather who sat infront of me while I was on my pc and I couldnt do it so I moved upstairs but I didnt have a wireless pci adapter for my pc I had a wifi adapter which you plug in the wall to wirelessy connect to the router downstairs and I just put my pc's ethernet into the wireless adapter. I used that for a little bit until I couldnt take the high ping I was getting in game servers forcing me to just move my pc in the corner of my room and I havent been on it since. I have been playing ps4 using a wireless connect to the router downstairs. I have connection problems off and on but not every day. I today just got back on my pc and I am expieriencing constant lag and disconnection from games and discord. My router is the NightHawk AC1700 ,my Adapter is a tplink adapter. What can I do to increase my internet speeds I just dont want so much lag and horrible ping when I play my pc games with my friends.. and a reminder my router is downstairs with the modem.

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Hi, I bought a Lenovo computer, it`s called V110-15IAP, model number 80TG012EMX to be exact, the problem is that i usually have high ping when playing games, it`s not on when i start up the computer but after a while it gets high ping, not sure if it`s dowloading updates or not but i can`t find anything on system resources when it has high ping ether, what`s wrong, worst computer i`ve had also by the way

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Hello. This is my first post. I'm 'ok' with computers but I don't know anything about networking. My internet connection has a speed of 1 Gbps. My xbox 360 is connected wirelessly. My computer is connected via ethernet to my wireless router. I don't know how to look at anything else.

My problem: I used to play games on my Xbox 360 and playing online always worked fine never any latency. Now that I'm trying to play Pc games my ping can vary from 100 to 400 which is really slow there is a lot of rubber banding. Why does my xbox work fine and how can I reduce the computer's latency?

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OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel Pentium III Xeon processor, x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953867 MB, Free - 764019 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., G31M-ES2L
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A:Solved: High Ping when playing games

Latency is a factor of your network and the data packet type. Your ISPs will prioritize some types of data packets. You could try this software to reduce latency - GAMO @ www.getamoveon.net

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Hi, I bought a Lenovo computer, it`s called V110-15IAP, model number 80TG012EMX to be exact, the problem is that i usually have high ping when playing games, it`s not on when i start up the computer but after a while it gets high ping, not sure if it`s dowloading updates or not but i can`t find anything on system resources when it has high ping ether, what`s wrong, worst computer i`ve had also by the way
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.

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I have gone through hell trying to fix this. Everytime i play an online game, my ping goes up to 999 than goes back to normal at 50. every 2 minutes this happens. i have disabled my audiodrivers and it worked for like a week, after that it goes back to the high ping spikes. I disabled to network throttling on regedit and that didnt work. I did the the ping test and i get an a. i also do the ping test on the command prombt (ping -t Google) and it stays at 23 and the highest it ever goes is 50. plz help me.

A:Windows 7 Random high ping when playing games

Wired/Wireless connection? What Firewall/Antivirus do you use? What speed is your internet supposed to be?

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First of all sorry if this is going to be a long post but i'm kind of at a loss already on what to do with my problem and wanted to be as detailed as possible when describing it, so here goes.

I installed the Windows 8 Consumer Preview last december and since then, all my online games both from local and international servers have been experiencing extreme lag during gameplay and loading. This only happened after i installed the consumer preview and since then has been happening everytime i try playing any of the online games. I tried playing offline games to see if it might be the graphics but did not encounter any graphics lag and the offline games played perfectly.

I've contacted my ISP and one of their techs came over to check my connection and found nothing wrong with it or from the connection from their servers. Even streaming and downloading speeds are normal.

I've checked my connection at speedtest.net and my ping and internet connection are also registering as normal

Now i tried contacting support for 2 of the online games Starcraft 2 and Diablo 3, they requested a pathping file which i sent to them and copied below:
Tracing route to over a maximum of 30 hops

0 Boni []
2 []
4 []
5 []
6 if-13-0.mcore5.LAA-LosAngeles.as6453.net []
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A:High Latency/Lag/Ping when playing online games


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I think I might have a virus that's causing high ping when gaming. I usually have 50-60 ping but it often jumps to 300-500 and sometimes even to 1000. I'm not that experienced with computers but I think I might have some virus action going on and I came here to ask you guys to help me and tell me how to find out IF I have a virus and if yes, then how do delete it.

Thanks, Kaupmees.

A:Possibe virus causing high ping while playing games

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Recently, I reinstalled my Netgear wna3100 driver. Ever since then, I've been experiencing problems with high pings in games where I normally never had problems with. Pages load slowly even just the home page of Google.

I've attached my ipconfig picture. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


A:High download speed and signal, high ping in games, slow page loads

To Disable Selective Suspend:

open the control panel
go to power options (you may have to set view to small icons)
click change plan settings
in the window that opens:
click change plan settings
click change advanced power settings, expand usb and ensure usb selective suspend is disabled.

I would also (while the device is plugged in)
go into the control panel - system - device manager - click the properties for it and make sure it's set to always on there as well.
I don't think the ipconfig can tell us much here since it's a data rate problem of some sort and not a actual connection problem from the sound of it.

The two things I mention above will hopefully keep your system from putting the device in 'low power mode' which may , or may not help your current problem.

I'm also curious if your system has recently slowed down in any other ways?

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I choose to start this thread because i couldn't find the same behaviour anywhere else.

So when i start playing a game (e.g CS:GO) the games runs smoothly and all is good for about 15 minutes give or take. After that period of time my internet connection suddenly drops. If i only disable and enable my connection it will go back online but only for another 15 minutes or so if i start playing a game again. If i restart the pc i can play the game as much as i want without any problems.

In conclusion when i first start the pc after a long time of power off i get this problem but after the first restart it s all gone. I can't wrap my head around the source of this problem. Hope someone can help. Thanks!

I forgot to mention that i have this problem on a desktop pc with a wired connection.

My specs are:

Processor Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 930 @ 2.80GHz Manufacturer Intel Speed 2.8 GHz Number of Cores 8 CPU ID BFEBFBFF000106A5 Family 06 Model 1A Stepping 5 Revision 11 Video Card ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Manufacturer ATI Chipset ATI Radeon HD 5800 Series Dedicated Memory 1.0 GB Total Memory 3.7 GB Pixel Shader Version 5.0 Vertex Shader Version 5.0 Hardware T & L Yes Vendor ID 1002 Device ID 6899 Plug and Play ID VEN1002&DEV6899&SUBSYS03301043&REV00 Driver Version 8.930.0.0 Memory 6.2 GB Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate Edition Service Pack 1 (build 7601), 64-bit Service Pack 1 Size 64 Bit Edition Ultimate Version 6.1.7601 Locale 0409 BI... Read more

A:Weird internet connection problem while playing high specs games

Have you tried a speed test before and after the drop? Are you wired or wireless? if your having a speed drop? You might need to talk to your internet provider.

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I can download and do everything else as fast as always, only since today every server in every game has a ping of 300 or more. Servers which used to have 50 ping MAX now have 500 minimum. Please help me I dont understand??

A:High ping but only in games

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Hello everyone,

So, my problem is that I get pings of around 400ms when trying to play games online. I don't have this problem on my Laptop but got a new PC a few days ago and I have had the problem since I got that.

Here are my speedtest results:

​ ​I tried with both my windows firewall on and off and that didn't solve the problem. Also, I am using windows 8. Anyone have any ideas?​ ​Thanks in advance!​ ​

A:High ping - only in games?

What games are you trying to play?

It might be that it's simply that your connecting to the wrong servers on your games (playing with people far away and such)

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For the past few months ive been getting very high ping while playing games with others there is 1 other person in the house who uses a laptop but they are not expierencing any high ping in games and that laptop is about 5 years older then the one i currently have.I have run a speed test showing me my ping is below 50 but ingames i go to about 400 ping usually and it makes it impossible to play with others and the rare times i can they loose connection halfway through so if there is a way to resolve this issue please let me know i will post speedtest results also

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Hey All, i'm new here this is my first post but it looked like a fairly knowldegeable place so i'm happy to give it a try, hope someone here can help

First, a bit of background info..
Since i got my hands on the RC i've loved it. I'm running the 64bit version on this spec (I Don't think it'll be important, but still worth saying)

AMD Athlon 64 3200 OC'd to 2.5Ghz
1.5 GB DDR-400 Ram
GeForce 6800GT
IDE HDD's and so on.

I've already seen a post without a solution to this...

The Problem
Anyone who plays Countestrike source on Windows 7 will probably have seen this.
If the FPS Is set to 30 or lower = Normal Ping of around 24 - 30ms on UK Servers.
If The FPS Is set to 101 or higher = High ping of around 56 - 80ms on UK Servers.

This is annoying. 100FPS Is the optimal, i cap it there on purpose because i don't need anyone, i can get full smooth game play using it, however with that ping i can't.

I've tried disabling the Firewall, homegroup shares etc.
I Tried using the command:
netsh interface tcp set global autotuning=disabled
No Luck.

Anyone with an idea at all i will buy a cookie if i ever meet them!


A:High FPS = High Ping in games (solution anyone?)

You could try Faster Ping. It may help lower your ping.

Free Download - Faster Ping 0.1beta - Simulation - Simtel.net

Unzip and dont't bother with the setup. Go in the fasterPing_0_1_1_11 folder, run FasterPing.exe as Administrator. Just click Apply. Reboot. Done

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Hi, I just went from using Windows XP Pro x64 to Windows 7 x64.

Any FPS game I played on XP I would get a constant ping of 10-25 in any Chicago based server. After going over to Windows 7, any Chicago server I join I get over 100 ping...and I don't know what is wrong. I've done the speed test, and I'll post three ping traces to three Chicago servers, I'm running off a cable modem, with no router, until as of today when I installed 7, I never had any ping issues before. It also seems like my ping issues only coincide with only games I play. My ping on Ventrilo, anything else are normal.

A:High Ping Issues in Games

take a look at your IP config, I had a little ping issues on a few games my self. I disabled IPv6 and it helped a little, maybe it was the IPv6 maybe I got lucky who knows. you will note that if you do an IP config you will see several tunnel adapters. also check your firewall, that is if you have one. I started using Kaspersky Internet Security and my pings went way high even with permissions granted. if I turn off the firewall the ping drops, Im guessing its because the FW isnt quite made for Win7 yet.

im not sure if any of that will help or if you have tried them. I hope it was a little help

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I bought a Razer Lycosa a few days ago. Everything seemed normal, but then ping got really high during gameplay. It just says connection interrupted and ping goes 999 for 20 seconds or so. Then it calms down for about 10 minutes, but it goes insane again.
It sounded a bit stupid that my keyboard is causing these problems so I scaned my computer for viruses etc. but it remained the same. I realised that these connection problems started when I bought my new keyboard. After disconnecting it and connecting my old keyboard ping normalized again. I tried it a couple of times and I realised that Lycosa is the real cause of my problems.
I tried installing it again and installing some new drivers but it also didn't help.
Does anyone have the answer to this problem. Thanks for you help in advance.

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I have been experiencing high, frequent ping issues. After a fresh restart of my router, I get a stable 50 ping, then after 5 minutes or so, it spikes to over 400, then falls to around 180 ping and becomes stable. I cannot play CSGO like this, the lag gives everyone else an advantage over me as the delay could mean life or death for me. I should mention on Speedtest.net I achieved a ping of 28ms, 28down and 11up. But on CSGO servers, the lowest ping I get is 50, but it is stable at 180, any ideas? Help is appreciated

A:High ping issues in games

Are you connecting to the closest server to you?

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I have very high ping when i play online . NEED HELP. I have a 512 kb/s coneection and there is nothing wrong with it . does it hav anything to do with my firewall???[i hav windows firewall]. I hav lots of lag too. is it due to anykinda "wrong settings " in the control panel.

hp pavilion t410i
Athlon 2400+(1.9ghz)
40 gb HDD
VIA/S3G UNICHROME IGP graphics card
Windows XP
DX 9.0 c

Games i play::
1.counter strike
2.half life
3.aliens versus predator 2
{Think thats all haha}

A:high PING in multiplayer games

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I live in the middle east so i expect a ping of around 150ms when playing online games , (in this case League of Legends),
But recently i have been receiving ping of around 350-400 which makes the game barely playable. I am playing on Eastern European servers since that is what is recommended for Middle Eastern Players.

I have performed numerous diagnostic tests, tried a wired connection, disabled IPV6 , tried a public DNS etc. But i can find the root of the problem. Please Help


P.s Here is my network diagnostic taken about 5 minutes ago after a clean boot on a wired connection.

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So I am at a bit of a loss here. For the past week or so, I have been getting random spikes of high latency in online games like World of Warcraft/Star Wars: The Old Republic/League of Legends/etc and I have no idea what could be causing it. My ping used to run around 30-80 and lately is has been spiking from 100 to over 700 randomly. I have tried everything I could think of like not using my router, power cycling my modem several times, making sure my drivers are updated, no programs in the background causing it, no firewalls/anti-virus programs causing it, and several other little things like that. I have also called my ISP and they said everything seems to be working fine. And here's another weird thing, according to speedtest.net, my service is running as it should be: http://i40.tinypic.com/35jgwt2.png. The server my service is connecting to is in the next town over which is ~15 minutes away so that couldn't be it either.

Here is my system specs:

OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 26 Stepping 4
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 12286 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260, 896 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 57137 MB, Free - 23184 MB; F: Total - 953865 MB, Free - 897077 MB; G: Total - 476929 MB, Free - 13385 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., EX58-UD4P

Anyone have an idea of what could be causing this?

A:High Latency/Ping in online games

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What has been happening is that even though my boyfriend and I have the same laptop, the same OS (Operating System) (Windows 8), and the same internet connection, my ping for games goes up to 12k while his stays at 29.

Our laptops are the Asus X551CA, with the only difference between our laptops is that he has 2GB more RAM (Random Access Memory) than I.

I have tried putting a password on my internet, turning off my firewall, changing my I.P. connection thing to Google's, and turning off my peer-to-peer networking, but nothing is working!
He downloads more torrents than I, and his laptop would definitely be at greater risk for viruses so I do not know what is going on with the way my computer connects to the internet.
I have tried using system restore and everything!

The games he and I have tried playing together are League of Legends and World of Warcraft; so far, League definitely lags more with my ping going all the way up to 15k while WoW usually only goes up to 6k for me. The lag spikes are spontaneous, and he never gets any despite sharing the same connection!

Even when he is not here, I still lag. However, when my laptop is at his house, it does not lag at all! Any suggestions or help please?

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i bought a new gaming laptop recently and was away when i got it. the ping was fine when i was on a different internet but when i got home and tried to go on online games the ping was stupidly high between 600 and 2000.it makes no sense to me though because the internet at my house has always been fine and its only when i pay online games on this certain laptop is the ping high tired my older gaming laptop on the same online games and the ping is fine(20-30). can anyone help me

A:high ping on online games on a certain laptop

Welcome to the forum
Please download the wireless test tool from


Very important you right click and choose run as admin post results it does all networks

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Hi everyone

I just bought my new laptop, Asus ux303lb yesterday and since then I have been experiencing high ping and frequent disconnections in games, namely Tera and Warframe. I have run them perfectly on my older computer with even poorer specs. A test on pingtest.com and speedtest.com shows that I have no packet loss and my ping is well below 10ms. I also take an extremely long time to log into games. Could I get some help please? Thank you.

A:High ping and frequent disconnections in games

Few suggestions, (im not an IT guru):
- Performance when loading games is due to your computers specifications and/or any other programs that you may be running in the background;
- When using a laptop for gaming please remember that slow performance can be due to power saving features of your device. Laptops use this to prolong the battery life. The power saving feature will stop using the ac adaptor and use the battery for a predetermined amount of time, after which it will charge the battery up. When using the battery power, this can result in less power to hardware making gaming fps drop etc...
- Ping: try "cmd.exe" and type "tracert" and after once space type gaming server ip address. This will show you the network path from your laptop through all the network hardware and should show you any problems which you can discuss with your ISP.
- Points to remember: update all drivers as they encompass new releases and fix older bugs, don't download when playing online games, ensure your WIFI connection is via 5ghz network (if available) and not 2.4ghz, every so often restart your router

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Hey, couple months ago i bought a computer for myself and have it in my room. the old computer that i used to use is now beign used by my sister and my parents decided to buy a new Dell computer. All 3 of these computers have internet access thru a router to cable internet. when we first had things set up, they were great, fast page uploads fast downloads, low ping in my favourite game of all time, counter-strike, everythign was golden!

but then all of a sudden, around a month and a half ago, i start to notice some weird lag. my choke was jumping up to over 25 and along with my ping (from 60-80 to 250+). and the weird thing is it would do this every 5 or 6 seconds apart so the spiking made it very hard to play CS, and downloads off the net took longer along with slow page loading, but isnt to bad to really notice.

so i do know a bit about how this can be fixed but im not intirely sure, i was reading at www.netgear.com with my router modle i can set what computers can use what ports and such, so i tried this, i know what ports CS needs so i put that one in and also theres a program that my sister uses called ABC (which sucks up all the bandwidth like a *****) so i put the ports that that uses in the port fowarding then clicked apply... i then joined a server and my ping was gone...but 10 mins later it was back to the crappy way it was b4.... and im still havign the same problems. ive tried everything from reinstallign my CS to rebooting the router (several dozen times) and n... Read more

A:3 computers + 1 router = high ping in games...can this be fixed?

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So... I've been through a lot fixing my computer after upgrading to windows 7. Never upgrading again, this has cause way more problems than a clean install would have... Anyway. First problem I had was that skype all of a sudden didn't like my sound driver. A friend of mine changed the driver, everything seems to be fine now; no crashes or anything. I mention that only because whenever skype crashed, anything fullscreen would crash upon opening, so I had thought it was related to sound when I noticed an extremely high amount of latency in every full screen game I played after fixing the skype issue, specifically Counter Strike: Source and Battlefield: Bad Company 2.

I recognize CSS has had a lot of issues with Windows 7... but BC2 came out after W7... And, all my friends seem to have both of these games working just fine on their computers, running W7. So. I'm not sure what's wrong. I've tried a couple of things...

1. Disabled sound card/drivers. Wasn't the problem.
2. Used task manager and resource monitor to see if there was anything that could be slowing my internet... And, I found that ashWebSv.exe (essential part of Avast! Anti-Virus) had 50+ instances in the TCP Connections part of resource monitor. This ONLY happens after playing a game (or at least it appears so); prior to starting up a fullscreen online game, there is only one instance of this, at least as far as I can tell. Also noted that hl2.exe was using up 80% of my cpu (I've specifically been ... Read more

A:High Ping in Full Screen Games After W7 Upgrade?

Remembered that last time I was asked to attach a few things... so here's what I was asked for last time.

Perfmon report 1 is without the game running, perfmon report 2 is with Counter Strike: Source running. I might add one with Bad Company 2 running if I get a chance later... Hopefully this will shed some light on my issue? =P.

The package includes perfmon report (2 of them, see above), msinfo32, ipconfig, netsh_lan1, and the TSF_Vista_Support folder (even though i'm not having BSOD issues lol, i kinda realized after the fact >.> so I figured i'd attach anyway).

Anything else you may need, just ask.


EDIT: by the way, in perfmon report 2, my ping was 350-500 the entire time in CSS... Just letting you know in case it matters <.<...

Also, forgot to mention previously that I am currently running Steam and hl2.exe in Windows Vista SP2 compatibility mode... Isn't helping >.>...

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Hi all,

This is my first computer build. For the most part it is playing games fine, but three times now in the last several weeks I have gotten BSODs, in Crysis 3, Battlefield 4. I didn't have the presence of mind to write down the error code.

I have attached the /zip file generated by SF.

Any ideas? I got error codes when trying to debug myself with windbg.

A:BSOD playing games under high load, High-end Intel/Nvidia custom PC

Hello i have had a look the the files you provided.

* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
* *

Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800cfd5028, bf800000, 124}

Probably caused by : GenuineIntel

Followup: MachineOwner

6: kd> !errrec fffffa800cfd5028
Common Platform Error Record @ fffffa800cfd5028
Record Id : 01cf956465f79ba4
Severity : Fatal (1)
Length : 928
Creator : Microsoft
Notify Type : Machine Check Exception
Timestamp : 7/4/2014 6:47:18 (UTC)
Flags : 0x00000000

Section 0 : Processor Generic
Descriptor @ fffffa800cfd50a8
Section @ fffffa800cfd5180
Offset : 344
Length : 192
Flags : 0x00000001 Primary
Severity : Fatal

Proc. Ty... Read more

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I'm guessing its packet lose, As my ping is fine when i first get into any online game then goes upto 100+ and I check my internet speeds and they are fine only when playing online games. (I feel like my internet cant hand it for some reason) I have 14 Ping 100 Download 6 upload. Anyone have any ideas thanks and Im using a wireless adapter TP LINK upto 300Mbs

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Got a computer a few months ago everything was running fine but a few days ago I noticed that the games I'm running are dropping a lot on frames, when I had a look on task manager the CPU is up to about 80-90% whenever I play and I'm not sure why?

A:High CPU when playing games

What are the specs of your computer?

Is it a laptop?

Have you updated anything?

We need a little more information

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Whenever I play games from steam like bo3 and other games like Minecraft the CPU ratings are always around 100 same with disk some times. Just the task manager alone takes up 14bpercent of my cpu. The high CPU is resulting in very laggy and slow pc gaming and this is very annoying. I already tried cleaning out the PC and running anti malware programs on my computer but nothing helped can you please explain to me on how to fix this. I have AMD Radeon HD 8570D Graphics and 8 gigs of RAM installed. And I don't know that much about computers so I would appreciate a solve to this

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Hello and thanks for checking out my issue,

This has been a real pain to try and figure out over the past week. The hitching started when I decided to upgrade my computer. I previously used an AMD FX-6100 CPU and switched to an Intel i5-4690k. I also purchased a Crucial MX 100 SSD to use as a boot drive.
While I was installing Windows 7 I accidentally did not delete my old partition from the previous installation. Later on in the installation when I tried to change the date and time, the entire system froze for about 30 seconds (where the clock did not change at all and was 30 seconds behind when it stopped) I thought it was odd but kept going. After the installation I added the necessary drivers and a few games like Arma 3. Before the really bad hitching began the game froze once for a really long time and again the clock stopped and lost track of time. Some really bad hitching in *all* of my games began a short while later (maybe a day and a half) It was really odd so the next day I decided to take apart my computer and put it back together outside of the case as I had thought my case and large radiator was cutting off power to my CPU and possibly GPU.
After I restarted the computer outside of the case I had no hitching in my games anymore, so I thought great I fixed it! But the very next morning it was back and even worse. Steam seems to struggle to type messages, it lags when I scroll through my games list, and even some documents on Chrome do the same thing. I ra... Read more

A:High FPS in all games but seriously bad hitching while playing

Did you check CPU/GPU temps? Is the motherboard still outside case? Try reseating the components and load defaults in BIOS.

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Hello, I have a question. My Lenovo Yoga 720 15.6" doesn't overheat, although I've noticed something rather odd. When I play Fifa 17 with the charger plugged in, the fans are very loud and the laptop gets pretty hot. When I play Fifa 17 on battery only (charger not plugged in) the fans are quite silent and the laptop doesn't get hot at all. Why is that? For all I know, I would expect the exact opposite...Thanks in advance!Kind regards,Tijs

A:Lenovo Yoga 720 15" : hot when playing games on charger, cool when playing games on battery???

The CPU runs at full speed when it is plugged in and runs more slowly on battery to save power.  Faster = more heat.

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Could anyone help me with this? I'll experience random, what seems to feel like, lag spikes, which aren't actually lag spikes while playing games. I'd be playing in offline mode against the computer and I'd have smooth gameplay for minutes before hitting this "lag spike" which would last minutes before it goes back to normal gameplay for a few minutes and then back to a lag spike, and this cycle would continue. This is for games that are extremely below my computer specs as well, so far, this has occurred with TF2 and alien swarm. my drivers are all updated, is this perhaps a software problem since problems with playing games only occurred once i went from windows XP to windows Vista months ago.

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A few days ago i noticed my all my games were choppy. Almost like they were running at lower frame rate but when i checked my frame rate it was fine. This happens in all games and is usually followed up by input lag. When more stuff is happening on screen the choppiness gets worse, but i still have high reported frame rate. I don;t know what to do...i have tried everything i can think of. Forcing v-sync in game and in the control panel does nothing to alleviate the issue. Fps is capped at 60 but is still choppy.

The issue is that games are incredibly choppy. The best way i can describe it is that when turning your screen you can see and *feel* as if frames are dropping, but they are not. Even when the fps is capped and it does not move. When lots of things are happening on screen the choppiness gets worse and there is more input lag.

It is such a weird issue, in all my years of pc building/troubleshooting i have not come across an issue as strange as this one.

Vsync on and off doesnt help. All my drivers are up to date. I tried unparking my cpu cores. I dont know if this is graphics card issue or something. Should i send it back and could it possible be because i dont have an SSD

PC Specs
Asus GTX 970 strix
1 stick of 8 gb ram
intel core i5 4690k 3.5 ghy quad core
Z97 gaming 5 MSI motherboard
650W PSU inter tech

I got this pc 5 days ago the first day the first game that i installed which was league of legends everything was amazing. The next day this issue appe... Read more

A:UPDATE Choppy game play at high fps in all games

Im back got some pretty interesting updates. First thing i did i went to league of legends i unchecked vsync again and now on my monitor appeared horizontal lines like waves. It was similar to this picture but they were more white and thickerhttp://imgur.com/sOL8DI1 this is probably the exact lines that i got except they were more white http://imgur.com/qdy2e0i
After that i re seated everything and i tried to launch league of legends again and it was still the same.
Then i ran a bench mark test and i got this results http://imgur.com/2r4akur
The waves also appeared while i was benchmarking.

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I have got fx 8150 processor and hd 6670 gpu but still can't run high end games like ME3 and crysis2....even deus ex human revolution stooped running after 6th level!!.......when I checked the requirements my configuration was more than suffice!...plaese any suggestions??....should I call up the manufacturer as its only a month old?

A:Got latest hardware but still can't play high end games like ME3 or Crysis 2

The 6670 is really a weak card for a game like Crysis 2... though it should fare a bit better with ME3. I think DEHR falls somewhere in the middle. Your GPU is your likely bottleneck on that system.

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Hi there, I'm here bc I have issues when I'm playin video games like Paladins or H1Z1. I have a Lenovo Z70-80 with a CPU Intel Core I7-5500 with 2.40 Ghz, a graphics card Nvidia GeForce 840M and 8gb of RAM. I know that my computer can't handle these games in high graphics so I always play in low but I don't know why, when I'm playing at least every 30 seconds my game starts freezing for 3 seconds or more and it's unplayable... If someone is able to help me I would really appreciate that.( I specify that i'm french and my english isn't perfect  ) Thank you !

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Hi there, I'm here bc I have issues when I'm playin video games like Paladins or H1Z1. I have a Lenovo Z70-80 with a CPU Intel Core I7-5500 with 2.40 Ghz, a graphics card Nvidia GeForce 840M and 8gb of RAM. I know that my computer can't handle these games in high graphics so I always play in low but I don't know why, when I'm playing at least every 30 seconds my game starts freezing for 3 seconds or more and it's unplayable... If someone is able to help me I would really appreciate that.( I specify that i'm french and my english isn't perfect  ) Thank you !

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hello everyone,

I've had a really frustrating problem where my computer crashes about an hour into playing Call of Duty 4. The screen freezes and is accompanied by scrambled audio and a really high pitched beeping noise. The beep doesn't come in intervals it comes in one long beep, like a heart monitor flat-lining. The crash can come within 10 minutes of gameplay or like an hour of gameplay and the only way to recover from the crash is to restart the computer.

I've ruled out problems with my memory (ran memtest fine), and problems with my PSU (installed a 500w PSU recently). All my graphics and audio drivers are up to date. I'm not sure what the problem is.

Here are some system specs:

AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual core processor 3800+ @ 2015MHz
2GBs of RAM
ATI Radeon x850 XT
SB Audigy 2 ZS
Rosewill 500w PSU(forgot the exact details but i dont see the PSU as the problem)

please help :/

A:Computer crashes while playing high-end 3d games

The causes are sometimes hard to track down, because there are so many possibilities: Excessive heat at the processor from inadequate cooling; Inadequate memory; Value Ram or other slow ram instead of modules with rapid timings; overheated video card; video card with inadequate memory; slow hard drive; cpu heatsink is not firmly seated with thermal paste; too much thermal paste which acts as an insulator; cpu fan is wearing out; dust and hair in any cooling fan or heat sink; hard drive is going bad; too much heat inside or simply inadequate case cooling; power supply is not up to the task and provides less reliable output as it overheats; Sound card is overheating or other PCI card unrelated to what you are doing is bad... such as a modem.
Different techs have various solutions for tracking down the problem, but all of the above may need to be examined before you determine the cause.
Good luck. Let us know how it turns out.

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Hello Sevenforums i got this problem playing high performance games..

When i enter the following games (below) my graphic hits 75 - 85 celcius (what worries me is the world of warcraft... It's only on HIGH and it goes to almost 90 celcius)

World of warcraft (high)
Battlefield 3 (Ultra)
Guild wars 2 (Ultra)

I was reading abit about this problem on google and saw a person telling another one that was having the same problem as me that a PSU could heat up your GPU if it is just under your GPU..

- My PSU is not far from my GPU and the fan on my PSU is almost just up against my GPU so i kinda wonder can a PSU really heat up my GPU that much?

My cousin got a very tiny case for his pc, he got a gtx 560ti and hits 65 - 70 celcius and goes 50fps in stormwind with 60+ players around him and 200 - 250fps outside stormwind. in stormwind i got 20 fps and in world i got 60 - 100 fps.

I got a Evga GTX 580 1534MB myself and should be alot better then the gtx 560TI.. He also runs 20 - 30 fps higher then me in Guild wars (60 - 90fps) i am running 30 - 50fps..

Any help would help me.. I've updated my specs and i will upload a picture of the inside of my pc when i get back my phone tomorrow!

Battlefield runs smooth but my pc is overheating.


- Nexuhildrix

A:GTX 580 overheating playing High Performance games

A 580 draws more power, and delivers far more performance than a 560 so it is not thta stragnge it will run warmer.

75-85C for a 580 is normal. Now, if you simply want it to run cooler theres a couple things you should do.

1. Clean out your case with some compressed air. Clean all the fans, filters and inside of everything well to get rid of as much dust as you can.

2. Improve airflow.
You'll want to make sure you have plenty of cool air cioming in, and towards the GPU from the front of the case. make sure there are no wires etc that can obstruct the airflow.

3. And lastly, you can use a program like eVGA Precision or Afterburner and create a custom fan profile. I have mine set to ramp up on the slope type settings. At 70C its running the fan at 60% which keeps it much cooler than the default speeds. Never really goes over 65-70 under heavy load.
Just depends on how cool you want it to run, how much airflow you have now, and how much noise you are willing to add to your PC. Faster fan speeds do improve temps, but increase noise a good deal too.

Also, on framerates.
You must consider the game settings used, as well as resolution. If hes running a lower resolution, it will be easier to get hifgher FPS with less for example.

Also, depending on your monitor, Vsync should be used.

heres why.
Lets say your monitor is 60hz. This means it can only display 60FPS, no matter what. If your GPU is drawing 10,000 FPS it doesnt matter. Only 60FPs gets displayed on the screen... Read more

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This problem applies to most games I play, and my cooler would start to run very loudly too whenever this happens.

This is my computer specs it should be enough to run games like this smoothly but it started to use alot of memory a few months ago.

Machine name: KANRA-PC
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: INTEL_
System Model: DX58SO__
BIOS: Default System BIOS
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.7GHz
Memory: 3072MB RAM
Available OS Memory: 3060MB RAM
Page File: 2100MB used, 4019MB available
Windows Dir: I:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 11
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
User DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
System DPI Setting: 96 DPI (100 percent)
DWM DPI Scaling: Disabled
DxDiag Version: 6.01.7600.16385 32bit Unicode

If you might know anything about this, please help.

A:High Memory Usage When Playing Games

You may get more help by posting on the gaming forum and specifying which games you play and have problems with. Gaming forum here:
PC Gaming Support - Tech Support Forum

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my pc keeps crashing when I play high end games only when I play high end games it will crash low spec games is fine and any other time its fine, it gose black screen and then restarts and some times it just gose black screen and I have to press the power button again to turn it off and back on I dont no what the problem is iv got all the drivers up to date checked for viruses checked registry put new paste on the CPU as it was running hotter then it should fort that would of fixed it but nothing tried using another PC tower still nothing I been using speccy to check how hot everything is and its fine just turns off cant find the problem, help would be really appreciated

my PC spec is:
core i7 2.8Ghz
Nvidia Geforce GTX 480
800W PSU

A:PC crashes when playing high spec games

Not a gamer, so I don't know whether the games you're having problem w/ are only GPU intensive or both GPU & CPU. Best thing might be to stress test your CPU & GPU separately.

You can run something like Furmark to stress test your graphics card. For CPU, maybe Prime95.

Hopefully one of these can help you rule out your problem.

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I'm having a problem where whenever I play online games such as World of Warcraft or Lord of the Rings Online, my entire computer will freeze after a few hours. I was able to deal with this, but recently a new patch was release for World of Warcraft and now my computer can only run the game for less than a minute after logging in before it freezes. The computer completely freezes but you can hear everything in the system still running (such as fans and lights). I have no idea what the problem is. I tried updating my BIOS drivers today (hopefully i did that correctly) as well as my video drivers. I also did a memory test and everything was fine.

These are my specs:
P5VDC-MX Asus motherboard
Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 256mb (agp 8x)
1 gig of ddr2
Pentium D 820
Rosewill AP-500x 450W PSU
Stock cooling on everything

The only thing that I can think of is to replace the video card... which i can see being the problem because i took it from a previous system that had most of its components fried when the memory was placed in the wrong way. The computer runs perfect when its not running high-graphics games, never freezing and running much faster than my dell.

Is there anything else that could be the problem that i should check out before i invest in an 80$ XFX Geforce 7600 GS?

Thanks in advance,

A:Computer freezing when playing high-end games

Sounds like the video card is overheating.

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I've noticed a high pitched whining noise that sounds like it is coming from the power supply/GPU, both being less than a month old. The weird thing is, it only makes the noise when I am playing a game, for instance if I tab out, the noise will stop and if I tab in it will start again. I've mainly noticed this on a game called League of Legends which doesn't have high requirements anyways. It's just annoying me and I'd like to know if there is a fix. I'll list some components below, ask if anymore are required.

GPU: MSI 280X 3GB Gaming Edition (Twin Frozr IV)
PSU: 800W Storm Silent
Mobo: MSI B75MA-P45 MATX
CPU: i7 3770 3.4Gh/z (oced to 3.9)
RAM: 16GB Kingston HyperX Blu

A:High pitched noise only when playing games?

Welcome to SF. Could the noise be coming from the Twin Frozr?

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My son has just started playing a CD-ROM game. When he does, the temp on my PC goes up really fast I can have the PC on all day and the temp stays roughly the same, even while playing games on the net, but as soon as he starts playing this game the temp goes up. When he stops playing it, the temp slowly comes back down again. 2 night's ago it shut down my PC altogether Does anyone have any idea whats going on with this?I have no idea about computer "Jargon" so if you could try to explain it simply for me please lol ​

A:Solved: High Temp while playing CD-ROM games~HELP!

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Hello all,

I'll try to make a somewhat long story short. A couple of days ago I found my computer running unusually slowly when gaming. My computer isn't a powerhouse, but it's run just fine with certain games like GTA5 and Civ 5 if the graphics options have been tweaked appropriately.

My sound started dropping out, sounding static-like. Tried checking the headphone jack and speakers, which turned out to be fine on their own. As I was playing, the framerate would drop out with the noise seemingly trying to catch up as well. After trying a number of regular things such as turning off programs that suck up CPU usage and memory, it still didn't help. Opened up my laptop and cleaned it out with an aircan, thinking it might be due to dust. Still, no dice.

I read somewhere that it could be due to high dpc latency, so I downloaded LatencyMon and a dpc latency checker. After letting them run for a number of times along with Windows xperf, it seems as though ndis.sys was the issue. I downloaded SlimDrivers to check on driver updates and it found that my network adapter (Qualcomm Atheros ar9485wb-eg) needed a new driver. Downloaded that, installed it, and still dpc latency was high. Tried disabling it via Device Manager and playing a game, still no dice. Found another possible driver causing the issue, hdaudbus.sys, causing high latency. Can't find a fix for this or ndis.sys through other posts and tutorials. Even tried going from Windows 10 to Windows 8.1 to see if the drivers woul... Read more

A:High DPC Latency issues when playing games.

You have a pretty powerful computer. The biggest problems with games is that they are GPU intense and the GPU card needs the horsepower and a lot of RAM to handle them.

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Regularly getting Bsod's when playing games such as Insergency at max settings, but will often get them while multi-tasking games or programs like dota 2 and skype.

A:BSOD When multitasking or playing high end games

OS Name: Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
OS Version: 6.1.7601 Service Pack 1 Build 7601
OS Manufacturer: Microsoft Corporation
OS Configuration: Standalone Workstation
OS Build Type: Multiprocessor Free
Registered Owner: FraserC
Registered Organization:
Product ID: 00426-OEM-8992662-00006
Counterfeit installations such as yours contains heavily modified code that causes the installation to behave it unexpected ways. Analysing BSOD's and determining their causes on these sorts of installations is very unreliable.

My recommendation is to start with a clean slate, and install a genuine version of Windows. This will minimise the problems you are experiencing, and make subsequent diagnosis of BSOD's far more reliable. Once you are running a genuine Windows installation, and are still experiencing BSOD's, we will be happy to help you solve them

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