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Micro stuttering in all games and starting applications

Q: Micro stuttering in all games and starting applications

New build, I've tried all the fixes online to no avail. So I am stuck waiting windows 10 upgrade will solve the issue if I can't get 8.1 to work right. I also get audio cut out sometimes while playing GTA5

All drivers have been updated and I am using SATA 6gbs cords provided with the motherboard.
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Preferred Solution: Micro stuttering in all games and starting applications

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Micro stuttering in all games and starting applications

Fixed* Improper CPU heat sink placement. Micro stutter was from CPU temps of 101, readjusted heat sink down to 68 at load.

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Recently I have been noticing frequent micro stuttering when I use my computer. It's most noticeable when I do things like dragging windows around on my desktop. or in games when things are moving. Every few seconds, movement of these things will stutter very briefly. For example, when I try dragging a window in a circular motion, the motion should be smooth and continuous. But right now, as I do that, it will stutter briefly every could of seconds. I have no idea why it's doing that. I've updated my drivers, and everything and optimized my disk. I don't know what else I should do.

Thanks for all the help in advance.

---Specs---
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700K CPU @ 4.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 158 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16309 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 232 GB (75 GB Free); D: 931 GB (306 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, Z170A GAMING M5 (MS-7977)
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Enabled and Updated
 

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Hey all.
I recently discovered a cause of micro stuttering I had been suffering from on most of my games which was repeated keystrokes. basically when strafing using WASD and moving the mouse it would create a micro stutter, where the keys repeating.

I managed to find a temporary fix using this

Enter the Ease of access centre (this can be accessed through Accessories after clicking Start), then click 'Make the Keyboard Easier to use'

Click 'Set Filter Keys'.

Click 'Set up Filter Keys'.

Click 'Turn on Repeat Keys and Slow Keys',and then on 'Set up Repeat Keys and Slow Keys'. Select the option to ignore all repeated keystrokes, and reduce the time option at the top to 0.0 seconds.
However, I still get a momentary stutter whenever I hit two keys. For example, strafing no longer stutters the entire time strafing but beginning to walk forward while strafing causes a brief stutter. Also, taking pressure off of the strafe key to continue to move forward also causes another brief stutter; it's aggravating.

I couldn't find any word if this can be fixed or if this is indeed the best remedy I have.

Thanks
 

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Good day,
I have recently discovered that my laptop (running Windows 10 now) is suffering from a form of millisecond-stuttering or lag spikes (whatever floats your boat to call it)
I have done quite some research on it already, so you don't have to do it.

So, the laptop is a Lenovo Z50-70 (compatible with Windows 10)
I have performed a clean install of Windows 10 on it. Everything went smooth and still is running smooth, except for the issue I'm currently describing.
However, this issue did not occur after the clean installation. It occured before that already. It occured after upgrading to Windows 10 in a whole. (didn't occur back on Windows 8.1) I hoped it would be gone after my planned clean install, but it didn't.

To describe the issue in more detail:
The only way I could perceive it was through anything that is sound-related. Watching a video for example:
When someone in the video says "tenforums dot com"; when a lag spike occurs, it may sound like "terrrrnforums dot com" or "tenforrrrums dorrrt com", depending on when it happens.
Such a lag-spike / stutter is indeed very Micro, as it happens for a real fraction of a second.
All of this may not sound as a major issue to you, but it is quite an annoyance, especially when watching/editing videos and music.
I have observed the Performance tab in the task manager aswell. Whenever such a lag-spike occurs, there is no sign of increase in CPU usage or RAM usage.

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A:Occasional micro-stuttering / lag-spikes

Hi @Sonar637

I cannot see how you would be harmed by reflashing the new BIOS.

If you have Macrium Reflect (and you should). Take a system image of your C: drive, and then reflash the bios.

Try and see if you still have the same issues. I'll be happy to continue to help you if the micro-stuttering continues after you reflash the lastest BIOS.

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Hey all.
I recently discovered a cause of micro stuttering I had been suffering from on most of my games which was repeated keystrokes. basically when strafing using WASD and moving the mouse it would create a micro stutter, where the keys repeating.

I managed to find a temporary fix using this

Enter the Ease of access centre (this can be accessed through Accessories after clicking Start), then click 'Make the Keyboard Easier to use'

Click 'Set Filter Keys'.

Click 'Set up Filter Keys'.

Click 'Turn on Repeat Keys and Slow Keys',and then on 'Set up Repeat Keys and Slow Keys'. Select the option to ignore all repeated keystrokes, and reduce the time option at the top to 0.0 seconds.
However, I still get a momentary stutter whenever I hit two keys. For example, strafing no longer stutters the entire time strafing but beginning to walk forward while strafing causes a brief stutter. Also, taking pressure off of the strafe key to continue to move forward also causes another brief stutter; it's aggravating.

I couldn't find any word if this can be fixed or if this is indeed the best remedy I have.

Thanks

A:Repeated Keystrokes cause micro stuttering

Well; Ive had the same issue in the past; and Ive discovered that its generally because of a lack of sufficient ram; or there is just barely enough available to provide function. You could try closing some programs and or background services that you dont need and see if that fixes the issue.

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Hi, about a week ago I noticed my games fps is much lower and jumpy. I have a Logitech app that shows my gpu, cpu usage and the gpu jumps from 0% usage up to usually 60-70 and sometimes up to 90 while the temp is fine at around 55-65C it's kinda hard to explain but I usually had around 350 fps on CSGO and now I'm getting 50-200 with micro lag spikes and really sudden fps jumps. I tried replacing my gpu and still have this problem, I don't want to be replacing all these parts unless I know what part it is or if I can fix it without replacing anything. I also tested on games like Rust, Minecraft, with the same problem.
I have built this PC about a year ago with no problems until now.
Specs:
BenQ 144hz monitor
Gtx 980 ti
Intel i7 5930K 3.5Ghz
Msi X99A Sli Plus
16gb DDr4 ram
 

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Every time I listen to music or watch a video my computer seems to freeze or stutter for just a second. During this time the music screeches and everything hangs. I don't know if this only occurs when listening to music or watching a video, but it is the only time I notice.

I have tried disk defrag, updating drivers, cleaning my registry, disabling AVG resident shield and nothing seems to work. It is getting really annoying, so if anyone has any suggestion please let me know and thank you in advance.

A:Computer Micro Freezing/Stuttering

Hi -

I suggest playing a song or video and shortly following the stuttering/freezing right- clicking on the taskmbar (at bottom) and selecting 'Task manager'.

This will open a new window in which J want you to switch to the 'Processes' tab at the top. Then expand the window and click on the bar that says 'Mem Usage'. The highest process should be listed at the top, in your reply post the top 4 processes along with their name and memory usage. It might be that your CPU is struggling to keep up.

Regards,

- Jon

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For the most part, I finally got Windows 10 to work, except I have a micro-stuttering problem after just a few days of power-on time. I also have a WD My Cloud on my home network, so I'm wondering, does backing up to cloud storage have a negative impact on my system performance?

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Hi - I'm new here, but what a great forum.
Heres hoping someone can help........

I have a Toshiba laptop with vista and the sound has finally given up. Its always been a bit clicky, but recently its got to the point where I can't listen to the media centre or use the i-player or youtube etc. It just stutters and seems to run slow. At first I thought it was my internet connection but now the media player does it, I'm thinking its the laptop. Its also doing the stutter when I just click on enter or back.

I have read on google that it may be the drivers for the realtek audio, but when I go to 'update driver' it says windows has detected the most up to date driver is installed.

If I need a new driver where do I get it ? and how do I install it ? I'm a real novice at all this !!

Please help.......

A:Sound stuttering on all applications

Realtek
Download to your computer then go to device manager and update the driver again, but tell it to search your computer, it will ask you where point it to the downloaded file.

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I have a windows xp professinal setup, it's 2006-ish dell 9100.  Youtube is really bad about stuttering both audio and video wise.  What kind of issue is this and how do I fix it?  I have to be able to listen to my music.

A:Youtube, other applications and stuttering effect

Often, it is an issue called "buffer bloat"...
 
https://www.bufferbloat.net/projects/bloat/wiki/What_can_I_do_about_Bufferbloat/

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Dear all,I've seen how helpful this community seems to be while trying to solve this problem and thought I'd give it a try. I've tried almost everything within my means to solve the above problem, and have got nowhere.Problem:In 3D games/apps and some streaming video (Steam game trailers, Youtube) I am getting a stutter for just a second. It happens continuously at the same intervals I think. In Bad Company 2 it is very noticeable, almost like I've lost a frame or something. In Fallout 3, it's terrible especially in large open areas, where the stutter is constant. It was hardly noticeable in Half Life 2 + episodes, but was defo there, making me think that the newer, more demanding games are exposing this. The system was absolutely fine only a couple of months back and I had no problems with the above - this seems to have started without any reason.My specs:Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 (I have a small AI overclock on this through my MB but only by about 5%)4Gb DDR2 RAM (Not overclocked in any way)500Gb SATA 2 HDATi Radeon HD4870Asus P5N-E SLI motherboard700W Arctic PSUWhat I have tried:I have scoured the internet looking for solutions to this problem that has sprung up and have found many posts but al with different solutions if any at all. I have tried:Thorough defragIntel Processor Diagnostic Tool (No errors detected)Seatools from Boot disk on HD (No errors detected)Memory test from boot disk (No errors detected)Tried "Solve Windows Problems"Tr... Read more

A:Regular stuttering in all 3D applications and also some video

I haven't seen any reply from anybody and thought I'd just check in - can anybody help out there?

Thanks in advance,

Paul

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Hey,

I have a pretty high-end computer and I've been using it for 4months. It's been really fast and everything. A few days ago, I've been having really bad and unexplainable lags. During the lag periods, the WHOLE system FREEZES for a good second. It then works for 2 seconds and freezes again for a second. This cycle continues until it feels like working again...

Whenever this "lag" happens, my internet connection drops and I have to wait for about a minute and a half for it to start working again.

I've been through MSConfig and Services and disabled all garbage.


My system specs:

Mobo: Gigabyte H61M-D2P-B3
RAM: Mushkin 8GB DDR3-1333
CPU: Intel Core i5 Sandy Bridge - 3.1GHz - 6MB
HDD: WD 1TB SATA 6GB/S 7200RPM
GPU: Radeon Sapphire HD5570 1gbDDR3
OS: W7 Ultimate x64


Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.

A:Hi-End Computer recently starting stuttering every 2 seconds.

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Youshoe


Hey,

I have a pretty high-end computer and I've been using it for 4months. It's been really fast and everything. A few days ago, I've been having really bad and unexplainable lags. During the lag periods, the WHOLE system FREEZES for a good second. It then works for 2 seconds and freezes again for a second. This cycle continues until it feels like working again...

Whenever this "lag" happens, my internet connection drops and I have to wait for about a minute and a half for it to start working again.

I've been through MSConfig and Services and disabled all garbage.
My system specs:

Mobo: Gigabyte H61M-D2P-B3
RAM: Mushkin 8GB DDR3-1333
CPU: Intel Core i5 Sandy Bridge - 3.1GHz - 6MB
HDD: WD 1TB SATA 6GB/S 7200RPM
GPU: Radeon Sapphire HD5570 1gbDDR3
OS: W7 Ultimate x64
Any advice would be appreciated. Thank you in advance.


Youshoe Welcome to SevenForums,

do us a favor and fill out the system specs. When that is done then no one ever has to know that you described your system in your first post, rather they just click on that "system specs" in small print at the bottom right of any one of your posts.

Now here's a write-up that will help you gather info about your system.
Update your SevenForums System Specs
User CP (3rd item in the top menu bar) |
Your Profile | Edit System Spec (left-hand column)

To gather info, use SIW or Speccy or System Info

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In the last couple of days every game I play seems to lag after about 5 mins of game play. This is new and I have never had any problems with lag in my games.

Plz can someone tell me whats going on.

System Specs:

AMD 64 X2 [email protected]
3.07Gb Ram
Sapphire 3850 256mb version
(Can't remember mobo)

A:Big lag and stuttering in games

Hey there,

This is with every game? Are you playing the actual game, or Online?

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I have recently encountered the same problem on my computer as of yesterday. Playing ESO i used to play on high settings no problems, now am on medium and it stuttering with my fps still at 80-100.

Was playing yesterday my keyboard starting being glitchy, restarted computer and keystrokes would not read but other things like caps lock would. I restored to factory settings using on screen keyboard, then when windows reloaded I could not even put keystrokes in to enter my computer name for setup. Magically it worked out of the blue out of many restarts etc. I have now reset to factory settings, cleared ram, disabled fw, ran superantispyware and clear, nothing running in background, drivers are up to date.

No idea what is going on, any help would be awesome. Seems the stutter gets worse the longer i play.

alienware x51
bios date:07/30/13 ver:04.06.05
processor: intel-core i7-4770 [email protected]
memory 8g
geforce 670 gtx
 

A:Stuttering Games

Sounds like a hardware or heat related issue. My first thought would be the power supply.

You should be able to check the voltages in the BIOS (unless Dell locked that page).
 

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Hey everyone!
I'm new here so sorry if this is the wrong section or something. Basically I'm having stuttering issues within some games. I noticed this when I first installed Mirrors edge. Every 10 seconds or so the game will freeze for half a second. It gets worse as I play on and is eventually happening every few seconds. I thought it was a problem with this game alone until I downloaded Dead Space 3 and the same thing happened.

Here are my main specs:
Intel i7 2600
Gigabyte GTX 580
8gb of RAM
Gigabyte z68-xp-ud3
750w power supply

If anybody could suggest some ways to fix this that would be great.

Thanks in advance!
 

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Hi everyone,

I have a REALLY annoying problem with my PC.

When I play computer games I will get frequent half second pauses/stutters. It happens every 10 seconds or so, and i'm not certain but i THINK it's when a game plays a sound file.

What makes it all the more strange is that when i played the Guild Wars 2 beta it didn't happen AT ALL, yet on games like League of Legends and Guild Wars 1 it happens non-stop.

I have tried alot of different ideas that i've found on various gaming tech-help forums over the past few months; i've updated my audio and video drivers, I've parked and unparked CPUs, i've allocated a game to a specific CPU, i've reinstalled directx, i've made sure windows updates are all up to date, i've checked the temperature of my PC, etc.

Does anybody have ANY idea what might be causing this? I've never updated my BIOS because I can't find out how to do it, where to do it, or even if to do it. I got the PC second hand a year ago.

I get used to it after a while, but when my boyfriend is at work I play on his PC, and then coming back to mine in the evening just annoys me!

Here's my DXDiag:

System Information
Time of this report: 5/10/2012, 21:27:21
Machine name: BRUNOPC
Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600) (7600.win7_gdr.120401-1505)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Packard Bell BV
System Model: IMEDIA X2416
BIOS: Default System ... Read more

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Hello there!
My PC games are stuttering/chopping , don't know why? My drivers are updated, and games. I have an 8700 @3.20gh
gtx1060.
Thank you
 

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Hi I'm having an annoying issue with some games with stuttering when my system seems to be more than capable of running them. Here are some of the games that have this issue whilst playing them: Crysis , Metro last light , Red faction guerilla (<--very rarely stutters) Deus ex human revolution , BF4 , Watch dogs and world of tanks.
 
Yes I understand that some of those games are old and It also could be because of in-game loading but its strange because it is not happening to anyone else and I have tried nearly everything to fix this issue (I play these games on a gaming laptop with a mobile GPU etc...) but It still persists so Is there any solutions and reasons to why this happens and is there anything I could turn down in the video menu of these games at could be causing them to stutter? Here are my main specs
 
CPU: i7 4700MQ
GPU: Geforce GTX 765M
RAM: 8GB
 
Running these games on a gaming laptop (with no SSD if that has anything to do with it) and hope to get this fixed. Thanks

A:Stuttering on games :(

Have you tried pulling up task manager going to the performance tab then resource manager to try and see what could be eating your system resources?

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Hey all, I've run into a few problems here. I'm an avid player of Neverwinter Nights, EverQuest, and EQ2. And recently I've hit some... issues.

Two nights ago on EQ2, I was running through a zone, when my screen blipped. it froze for about five seconds, flickered black just before un-freezing, and my toon's pet would be a few yards ahead. Well I figured it was just some weird game glitch or lag or something, since the zone in question isn't exactly well-known for its stability. So I log out and reboot.

I can't even get into the game. It halts at the character select, and the opening screen resembles what I can best describe as "polygon explosion". Just a mass of color and triangles. I bluescreen after a while, it tells me that an error involving nv4_disp.dll resulted in an infinite loop.

So the next thing I do after I reboot is run avg, it finds nothing out of the ordinary, then I run ad-aware and spybot, both of whom just pick up your every day "you've won a million dollars!" type spyware. So I shrug and fire up WMP to enjoy some music. Well I have the visualization active on WMP, and... well, same thing that was happening in the game, only five times worse, flickering, stuttering, freezing on and off. I eventually wrestled it to the ground, uninstalled it, reinstalled it, and slapped a new skin on that works just fine. I then went to nvidia.com and downloaded / installed the 77.77 drivers. I had been using the 77.72... Read more

A:Freezing and stuttering in my games

Well I went in, uninstalled the drivers, rebooted, ran a driver cleaner, rebooted, reinstalled drivers, rebooted, no good.

Anyone, please?
 

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Hello,

I have just built a new PC and need some help with it. . The specs are as follows:

Antec 900 Case
Asus M2N-VM-HDMI Motherboard
AMD Athlon 64x2 6000+ 3.1ghz
4GB DDR2 1066 RAM
Antec Neo HE 550 GB High Efficiency 550W PSU
WD Caviar SE 640GB SATA II 7200rpm 16MB HDD
Sony Optiarc SATA DVDRW
Nvidia 9800GT 1gb DDR3 PCI-E Graphics Card
Creative Soundblaster Live! 24-bit Sound Card
Windows XP Pro SP2.

Nothing has been overclocked. It is all brand new from the boxes.

The problem I'm having is a Framerate Stutter/Slowdown. It happens on all DirectX and OpenGL games I have tried, on even the lowest quality settings (X3:TC, RA3, rFactor, GPBikes, TDU, PES2009, Trainz06, ArmA, BF2, FS:X). What happens is, the game will run great (40fps+) for anything from 30 seconds to 2 minutes, then for about 6 seconds it will drop to single figures, before running great again for another 30 seconds to 2 minutes or so. This is very annoying!

I've tried everything I can think of to fix it. I have the AMD Dual Core Optimizer installed, Microsoft Update KB896256 andAMD Processor Driver Version 1.3.2.0053. I have tried several different versions of the nForce drivers, as well as the GeForce drivers.

I don't think it's a graphics card issue though, as I took the 9800gt out, and put it into an older system, and it runs great there. I also put a ATI X1950 pro into this new system, and it does exactly the same thing (random stuttering, though with a lower starting framerate an... Read more

A:Intermittent stuttering in all Games

i know this is isnt much of help or answer but exact same problem, sorta different setup.
I have amd 64 x2 6000+ 3.1ghz
2gb crucial 800mhz
ati hd 4670 512mb
vx-450w corsair PSU
asus m2n-mx se plus mobo
win xp sp3

no overclocks, i've run crysis, far cry, fallout 3, time shift, everything set to low, high or medium and no sucess, this is really getting to me, some1 out there must have some kind of fix.

thanks in advance..
 

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Hi everyone, This is my first post so allow me to introduce myself.
My name is Seth and I recently switched over to PC gaming from consoles because its just awsome
Im 18 and spent the last 3 months working at my school 8 hours a day for my whole summer so i could buy my first good gaming PC Now I have it and here are the specs

Motherboard: Z87X-D3H
CPU: Intel I7 4770k 3.5ghz (No Overclock)
GPU: Evga GTX 780 Superclocked (No Manual Overclock)
OS: Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
RAM: 16 GB 1866
HDD: 2 TB Toshiba
SSD: 64gb
PSU: 750w Corsair
I play on a TV using a HDMI cord as 1360x720 Resolution

I got the computer prebuilt by Cyberpower PC, (I built one myself and am afraid Ill mess it up so i let the nice people at the store do it for me.) I can't find my parts list/receipt so I can't quite remember the exact specifications of the PC if anyone knows how i can go back and check let me know.

So the problem I'm having is on all my games I am having extreme lag/stuttering for no reason! Or at least no reason that this computer shouldn't be able to handle it, for example on skyrim, when i put it on ultra settings I have stuttering around large locations, I noticed that when i turned shadows to low though the stuttering was SEVERELY less but still there. On watchdogs Its works great at max settings except when I turn the lighting option (ambient occlusion?) up to max it has problems with lights flickering and textures flickeri... Read more

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Hello,

I've been getting stuttering in games ever since I got my new GTX 960 4Gb and installed it. Regardless of whether it's 30fps or 120fps, I get a tiny pause every second or so, very noticable while in motion. Here's a list of what I've tried/observations I've made so far:

- I tried wiping the drivers clean in safe mode and reinstalling, didn't help.
- Tried rolling back to an older version of drivers, no dice.
- Ran a mem test, no problems found.
- Put my older card, a GTX 750 Ti back in, still happening (what the hell?)

- Disk usage while playing games is very minimal, not maxing out.
- CPU does max out while playing games, maybe a bottleneck?
- With the GTX 960 in, I noticed it rarely goes above 50% gpu usage during gameplay.

Any help you can offer is appreciated! Thanks!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X4 965 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 4 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8157 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti, -2048 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 233126 MB, Free - 188957 MB; D: Total - 953866 MB, Free - 152305 MB; E: Total - 114470 MB, Free - 31901 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 970A-G46 (MS-7693)
Antivirus: Windows Defender

- My PSU is a Thermaltake SMART 850w modular, which I imagine should be more than enough for my system.
 

A:Stuttering in games regardless of framerate.

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Hello!
I've been having an issue with limited success. I recently bought a new laptop for gaming and noticed a really annoying bug that has surfaced.

Laptop Stats:
CPU: Intel Core i7 Processor 720QM (1.6Ghz, 6MB, L3 Cache)
Card: ATI Radeon HD 5850 1 Gig
Ram: 8 GB Ram
HDD: 2x500 Gig Western Digital Hard drives

The issue is that in games, when something new would happen, the computer would freeze and the
sound would stutter for 1-5 seconds. So of course if I played LONG enough it would go away, but once I started the game again the issue would come up. I found that downloading CrystalDiskInfo and disabling APM fixed the issue for some games.

Games that I've had the issue: World of Warcraft, Counter-strike: Source, Day of Defeat, Team Fortress 2, Dragon Age, Last Scenario.

Games that I haven't had ONE issue with: Singularity, Dragon Age 2.

Now World of Warcraft was resolved due to Disabling APM.

Here is a list of things that I've tried:

- Updated all Drivers
- Used CrystalDiskMark on both Hard drives (Will post data)
- Ran EventViewer and noticed that when there was a stutter the Hardrive Spiked for the time of the freeze.
- Played with the APM
-Uninstalled the SATA AHCI Controller
-CheckDisk on both drives, no errors.

What makes me think it's a Hard Drive issue (or possibly a Driver issue) is because whenever the freeze happens the Hard drive light is on the entire time. I have two hard drives, all the games (save one) are installed th... Read more

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Hi guys,

First of all merry christmas

I have a weird issue where when I play games my computer, including audio and video, sometimes hangs for 1 second and then resumes again. This seems to happen in every game I play and it's very frustrating.

I checked my processes and I do have a 'System interrupts' process that sometimes pops up. I run Windows 8.1 , have 8GB ram, and use a GTX680 with the latest nvidia drivers.

Attached you can find my DXDIAG report.

I ran CCleaner and also did some virus scans, but no luck.

Any thoughts guys?

A:Stuttering while playing games

well be a scientist and start experimenting!! come on man..

1. turn off all sound in game.. run game. does it stutter?

2. disable sound in your actual windows 8.1 - go into device manager etc.. then run game.. stutter????!!

3. when running a game, (if it doesn't crash it) press shift,ctrl, and ESC. Look for whats using hard drive and look through performance for any % like disk usage..

4. what games are stuttering?

i mean your problem is so in-general (lag in games) its so hard to determine where to start.. but yeah, drivers are a must..

video drivers, hard drive updates, windows updates, sound driver update a huge one....

but if your sound and video hangs.. its hard drive or memory trying to sort it out..

you usually should run games in a clean environment meaning you disabled all services and background apps you aren't using because you are playing a game.. and when you restart your computer all your services will come back anyway..

if you dont know how to do this post here again..

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I recently bought an Inspiron 9300. I am having problems running games on it because there is a lot of stuttering. Stuttering seems to happen more frequently when there is a lot of sound going on. It is so bad, that I can't play any of my games. I noticed that my video card and sound card are sharing the same IRQ. Could this be the cause of the stuttering? Also, in dxdiag, the test sound button gives me an error after testing the software buffers saying that my sound card does not support hardware buffering. My problem only occurs in games. Listening to mp3, or playing movies does not induce stuttering.

What I've tried so far:
- Updating to the latest Dell video and sound card drivers.
- Installling other video drivers like Xtreme-G.
- Flashing the bios to the most rercent version.
- Switching from "ACPI Uniprocessor PC" to "Standard PC". This one did not work because the PCI Express Root Port device was giving an error about not being able to free enough resources. Windows was not able to detect my video card because of this.
- Disabling hardware sound acceleration.

The only solution to the stuttering problem right now is to deactivate the sound card. Once I do this, the stuttering is gone in all of my games. I thought about purchasing a PCMCIA sound card but I heard that it didn't work with internal speakers.

I really need help on this one. I'm considering returning my laptop to Dell since I have three weeks to return it in case I&... Read more

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Hello,

I'm having some problems for about 3-4 weeks now.

Up until the first BSoD I could load two games at the same time and feel like nothing was wrong or slow. Now when I try to do this (for w/e reason), the 2nd game I start either freeze or loads but when I'm moving the mouse it stutters to 1fps movement, sound too. This happens in both games, exactly the same.

If I don't do anything, main menu animation, music runs just fine...

When I try running a game, for example CS:GO. It works fine a bit, then randomly freeze + loop sound and can't tab out. Only after I End Task the program it goes to normal, or so it seems. Then after I try to reenter the game, it freezes again and I get BSoD.

Another thing I found is, while a game is open and I'm tab out in firefox for example; scrolling, general movement of the browser is not fluid and has some stutter. It lags even when I try to drag something on desktop.

Ran multiple malware scans, even in parted magic (virus scaner) on flash drive boot, nothing of note was found.

Thought the problem was because of some part of the video driver, so I uninstalled it. Rebooted in Safe Mode and ran Display Driver Uninstaller to be sure nothing was left from the previous one, reinstalled the latest one and the problem still persisted. Reinstalled Windows with fresh drivers, same problem.
Unistalled .Net Framework rebooted, then unistalled ATI VDriver, rebooted. Did a windows update and it installed a fresh .Net, restarted and after that I in... Read more

A:BSoD while playing Games and stuttering

Hi,

You're missing a couple of drivers.


Code:
SM Bus Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E22&SUBSYS_1E221849&REV_04\3&11583659&0&FB The drivers for this device are not installed.
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controller PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1E31&SUBSYS_1E311849&REV_04\3&11583659&0&A0 The drivers for this device are not installed.
Go ahead and download and install the below drivers from the links provided

Intel USB 3.0 Driver: http://66.226.78.22/downloadsite/dri...1.0.4.220).zip

Intel Chipset Driver: https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/20775

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Once you have done that, continue reading below:

Your BSOD suggests a problem with the ATi graphics card driver: atikmpag.sys


Code:
FAILURE_BUCKET_ID: X64_0x116_IMAGE_atikmpag.sys
You may be having some conflicts regarding the onboard Intel graphics display and the ATi Radeon graphics card you have. There are a lot of errors relating the onboard graphics process so let's temporarily disable it while we continue to troubleshoot.


Code:
Intel(R) HD Graphics Control Panel Service igfxCUIService1.0.0.0 Running Auto Own Process c:\windows\system32\igfxcuiservice.exe Normal LocalSystem 0

Code:
6468 4/17/2015 7:09:34 PM "C:\Users\All Users\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportQueue\AppCrash_igfxCUIService.e_a7c7c9e8a7a1f457a98e109d32b247d585dbdaf5_040c2f78\Report.wer"
6468 4/19/2015 12:28:10 PM "C:\Users\All Users\Microso... Read more

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Hello,
I need help in clearing up a problem with (I think) my graphic software. When I play games that require the cursor to move around a site, the person takes a few steps, stops, takes a few steps, stops etc. It also causes voices to stutter. I found it affects the solitaire game speed when you win a hand. I have used Norton utilities to find the problem, to no avail.
Thank You (New to this site).
Brian
 

A:Stuttering in graphics/speach in games

Need some more information.

What are your system spec's
processor
memory
video card
etc

What are your free resources, start/settings/control panel/system/performance tab, what is the percent free.

Have you tried using control alt delete to bring up taskmanager, end task on everyting except systray and explorer. does it still do it.
 

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Hi there! This Saturday I received my new Ideapad 700 and I couldn't be more happy about it (just moved to the UK and didn't have a laptop/pc for 3 weeks) but there seems to be an issue I just can't resolve. Let's get to the problem :  The first thing I did was to make sure that all my drivers were up to date and all the necessary updates were done. After that I proceeded to download Smite to test out how this entry level gaming machine was performing in a relatively light game. After booting it up and making sure that all the settings were set to max I tried playing a practice match against bots to see if there are any issues. At first everything was perfect, getting 85 FPS+ and very happy about it, but then I noticed random stuttering. What seems to be causing it are new "new" icons on the screen. For instance when I open up the shop menu,or when an enemy is being killed my screen just freezes sometimes for 0.5 seconds and sometimes for even more than 1. At first I thought that this was internet lag but then, after installing Portal (yes, the 2007 Portal) to see if either my internet connection or the graphics were causing it I noticed the same thing when something "new" was happening.  Solutions I've tried. Downloaded and installed every update for Windows. Uninstalled and reinstalled Nvidia drivers Set the Nvidia GPU as my main GPU on every game I've tried (Note that this is quite likely not the cause of the problem s... Read more

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Hello, I had a XPS 8700, an old model to be honest. It had a GT635 1GB and an i7 4770k, 8GB RAM etc.
So, I've asked before in a few websites, including here about upgrading. I've bought a GTX 1050 2gb, and only that. I still have the MoBo from Dell and the processor that came with the computer.
So, from the day I bought the video card I'm suffering from a problem which I believe that is hardware related, because I have already tested almost everything. The upgrade was a perfect hit, I'm running almost every new game on favorable settings and perfomance. But the real problem is, in every game, even on the games which don't require high hardware, I'm suffering from stutters, freezes that occurs all the time and have a duration of 1 to 2 seconds. They happen every 5 seconds of playtime, and I've asked in more than 3 websites since the two last months (when I upgraded the GPU.) 
I don't think the GPU is the problem as I've tested on another computer and didn't have any problems. So I think it is related to my computer. Last week I ran dell complete diagnostic program and it didn't find any problems. Nothing is overheating when I monitor the temps. CPU Usage is normal too. Memory isn't the problem either, so my last resort is to ask here, and I hope you guys can help me. I've always been satisfied with Dell, and they support for upgrades. So I hope we can solve this.

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I just got a AMD Phenom II x6 1090T and Im now stuttering in games with highend graphics were as with my AMD Phenom II x4 925 I did not. My temps seems excellent, even better than with my 925, my 925 idled @ high 40's/low 50s, my 1090 idles @ high 20's/low 30's. Do I need a new PSU, current have a 650w, i think it is the psu for some reason but I hope theres something else cheaper.

My Specs:
Gigabyte GA-MA78GM-US2H
HEC x-power pro 650w
2GB DDR2
750gb Seagate barracuda hd
Sapphire HD 5770
Basic Disk Drive
 

A:New CPU/Mobo - Stuttering on Highend Games

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I recently just upgraded my Mobo/CPU as well as RAM/PSU. Only hardware I brought over to the new PC was my Hard Drive and Vid card. I'm having issues of certain games (Bioshock,Hellgate:London Demo, Dance Online) having major static/stuttering during all aspects of the games. Other games such as Team Fortress 2/Crysis Demo are not having the issues at all, and everything is perfect. I don't have a sound card, so I'm using onboard. Should I buy a sound card as well?

I'm wondering if this is a software issue with the games themselves, or if it is my system?

Specs:

Mobo : EVGA nVidia 650i Ultra
CPU : Intel Core2 Duo E6750
RAM : Corsair XMS2 2GB
Vid Card : nVidia 7900 GS
 

A:Sound is static/stuttering in certain games only....

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With regards to your problem, have you installed the latest nvidia drivers? Also, are you on windows xp or vista
 

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Hello,

I've been scouring the web for a while now and haven't found the answer yet.

I'm running a Sony Vaio VPCEB laptop. I used this for gaming a year ago, and have started using it again. Now though, every few seconds while playing a game, the game will stutter or freeze for a couple seconds, then resume. It's made gaming impossible on the machine.

Using PC Wizard, it tells me my graphics hardware is the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD. This is no problem since all the games I play are old or emulated. I can't seem to find a driver for it either.

OS is Win7 x64. Any help you can offer would be great!
 

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A few weeks ago. I loaded up steam as normal i tried to load up a game and it said you are unable to play this game as you must update your Graphics Driver, So i updated all my drivers including my Graphics driver. And now every game i play it stutters constantly, My FPS is fine, its just stuttering, I open task manager and when i play games, My GPU usage is from 90-100% when playing games and when i load up my PC it is around 50% when i'm doing nothing. But for some reason if i share screens on e.g Discord i am able to run relatively smoothly.

Im thinking of sending my PC back to get a new Graphics card, but i thought i may as well ask before sending it off.

My Specs Are, GeForce GTX 950A, i7-6700 CPU and 12 GB Ram

But before i did this my PC ran perfectly!
 

A:PC Stuttering Constantly When Playing Games

We know nothing about your PC and its operating system, so do the following in it:

Download and save the TSG System Information Utility (SysInfo.exe) file.
After it's been downloaded and saved, double-click it to run it.
Information about your PC will appear.
Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the ENTIRE text here.

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I CANT STAND THIS HELL I HAVE TO GO THROUGH ON MY 1000 PC I SOLD ALL MY STUFF FOR THIS
 

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Possibly opened an infected email. tried to run scan and cant get trend micro to run. ( never ending blue circle)

A:trend Micro not starting, blocked by infection?

Hello, I moved this from Vista to the Am I Infected forum for now.Lets see if we can run these first.Please click Start > Run, type inetcpl.cpl in the runbox and press enter.Click the Connections tab and click the LAN settings option.Verify if "Use a proxy..." is checked, if so, UNcheck it and click OK/OK to exit..Reboot into Safe Mode with Networking How to enter safe mode(XP/Vista)Using the F8 MethodRestart your computer. When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu. Select the option for Safe Mode with Networking using the arrow keys. Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode. >>>> Download this file and doubleclick on it to run it. Allow the information to be merged with the registry.RKill....Download and Run RKillPlease download RKill by Grinler from one of the 4 links below and save it to your desktop.

Link 1
Link 2
Link 3
Link 4

Before we begin, you should disable your anti-malware softwares you have installed so they do not interfere RKill running as some anti-malware softwares detect RKill as malicious. Please refer to this page if you are not sure how.
Double-click on Rkill on your desktop to run it. (If you are using Windows Vista, please right-click on it and select Run As Administrator... Read more

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Hi,

I started getting BSOD in August, but I fixed it on Sept 9th by updating my ethernet card. And my computer worked fine until an unexpected shutdown last night which was followed by a bunch of 0x9F problems, then 0x116 when I started up any game. I already did a disk check with /f and /r, and sfc /scannow. I also "Display driver stopped responding and has recovered" error in Windows 7 or Windows Vista did this in which I changed the TdrDelay to 8. I had the latest graphic driver, but I went back a version of the driver to see if that solved anything, but it didnt. Attached is a couple of my blue screen reports. Any help is appreciated!

Specs:
? Windows 7 Home Premium x64 (original OS installed)
? It came preinstalled but in December I had to replace the HDD cuz it was failing so I installed it through a disk on my current SSD
? Approximate age of system (hardware): 3 years
? Approximate age of OS installation (if you know): 9ish months
? Have you re-installed the OS?: not for this problem

? CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3720QM CPU @ 2.60GHz (8 CPUs), ~2.6GHz
? Video Card: nVidia GeForce GTX 675M
? MotherBoard: MS-1762 BSS-0123456789 REV:1.0
? Power Supply - brand & wattage: Delta Electronics (idk how many watts)

? System Manufacturer : iBuyPower
? Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) Valkyrie CZ-17
My SSD is: Samsung SSD 840 EVO 500G

Thanks,
Yoshi

A:BSOD starting games, error 0x0000009F(not only during games) and 0x00000116

sorry, ignore the "Attached is a couple of my blue screen reports." part

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Hello guys, so 2013 is my year of mini ITX gaming pc. I made a new config with the following spec:

MB: New coming Asus Maximus VI Impact
CPU: Intel i5 4670K
GPU: MSI TF GTX 760 OC
RAM: Corsair Vengeance Pro 8G 1600
CPU cooler: Corsair H80i
PSU: Seasonic X serie 650
SSD: Samsung Pro 840 128G
HDD: Seagate Barracuda ST1000DM003 1T
Case: Bitfenix Prodigy white

So the installation was not easy, but I finally managed to install all carefully. I made a super clean windows 7 ultimate 64 bit installation and installed all driver correctly.

The cpu doesn't seem to be hot, since the temperature is around 28C idle, and 35-40C playing ultra settings games like Batman arkham city, diablo 3 and starcraft 2. The only problem is this annoying stuttering. It happens in Diablo 3 and arkham city. The game suffer from micro freeze every 20-30 sec, and this is very annoying for my gaming experience. The graphic settings are all maxed off in both game.

So what do you think about this issue and which component could be the source of the problem? Thank you very much in advance. Regards.
 

A:New powerful mini ITX config Stuttering a lot in games

Are you playing online or offline?

Things you can try:
- Download and clean install the latest Nvidia drivers
- Run a RAM checker
- Open the task manager and check for CPU spikes
 

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So,I had built my gaming rig just at the start of this year,with recommendations from my friends[tech enthusiasts]. These are my current system specs :-

Hardware:-
1)Processor-Intel Core i5 6500 @3.20 Ghz.
2)Ram-8 GB[1 corsair vengeance 2400Mhz stick].
3)Motherboard-Gigabyte H110M s2.
4)GPU-Zotac Geforce 1060 3GB.
5)Power supply-Antec VP550P.
6)HDD's-2 TB[One new Toshiba HDD and a old WD HDD].
7)Case-Corsair 100R.
8)Monitor-Standard samsung 60Hz monitor.

Software:-
OS:- Windows 10 pro[updated to the latest version as I am writing this article].
Antivirus/Antimalware programs installed:- Windows defender.
Nvidia settings:-All are set to default[factory settings].

Note:-I always make sure that I keep my nvidia drivers,OS/antivirus signatures,other programs updated to the latest versions available right now,just something that I felt was needed to be out there before I begin to write my main set of dilemmas.

Problem:-1]Major stuttering in demanding games such as Witcher 3 and slight but noticeable juddering,which happens from time to time in games such as CS:GO,Far Cry 4,GTA 5,etc.

2]I have noticed that when I have a application such as utorrent[which has minimal memory usage],other apps such as Mozilla and Chrome take a noticeable time to start then before,it does not happen all the time,mostly it happens when I turn on the PC for the first time during the start of the day,afterwards I do not see this happen,but it definitely does not feel as fast as it used to before... Read more

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After my computer did its usual updates, I've noticed a sound issue whenever I've been trying to play games/watch videos. At regular intervals the audio will freeze/skip for a second and make a loud grinding noise, then resume. This happens with music, streaming videos, games, pretty much everything. If I'm watching a video or playing a game, the screen will freeze for a second, then resume.

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N4110 laptop with Windows 7

I assume I need to install a new driver or something, but I am pretty computer illiterate and don't exactly know what I need/where I need to get it from/how to figure out what I need.

Was hoping someone could help here.

A:Audio buzzing/stuttering during videos/games

Since the screen will "freeze", suggests the sound problems are just a result of whatever is causing the PC to hang up and not directly a sound problem. Thus another forum section would be more applicable than the sound section.

You can run the Resplendence Latency Mon program and that may help, if you can figure it out as it gives you "information overload".

Resplendence Software - Advanced System Tools and Developer Components

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Hey, I've been encountering stuttering on my graphics card recently on many different games. It occurs even at low resolutions which the 8800 should be able to technically spank. My specs are:

AMD athlon 64 FX 60 dual core (2.61 GHz)
2GB RAM
Previously mentioned Geforce 8800 GTX 768 MB
Mainboard ASUS A8N-SLI DELUXE

Tell me if you need further specs. Also, something that may matter: I get a message every time I boot up saying "Computer CHIP fan fail or speed too low" but I'm not sure how to fix it.
 

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Ok so in some of my games, when I am playing I get random stutters, the cause of which I have finally narrowed down to svchost being the culprit. Before I go any further my PC specs are:

Core i7 6700
GTX 1070
16 GB 2133 Mhz RAM
250 GB SSD
1 TB HDD

I have Windows automatically control the size of the paging file for the SSD, right now it is sitting at about 2.4 GB. But of course it can change size depending on what Windows uses it for.

The exact name of the process is svchost.exe Service Host: Local Service (Network Restricted). When the stuttering occurs this process jumps to the top of the "Processes" tab in Task Manager and from what I've observed, uses about 10% of my CPU. That, for whatever reason, is enough to cause stuttering when I'm gaming. I have also noticed that at the same time my GPU usage drops to 0% for a second or so.

My computer in terms of programs is honestly pretty barebones. I've attached a screenshot of 95% of my programs (the bottom got cut off unfortunately, but they're just simple programs like Train Simulator and WhoCrashed.

I run Windows Defender and Malwarebytes as my anti-evil programs. Anyway, just trying to get to the bottom of this because stuttering is pretty annoying and persistent; I'm surprised that Windows would have something like this occur.

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Hi,

Usually my internet connection is fine, surfing is good and playing games on my PS3 is quick and smooth. For the past few weeks however my connection has become a slow, stuttering/laggy mess and when I play COD I have the worst connection stats and I am usually chucked from a game.

Where do I start with my investigations? I do know there is no general issue with broadband in my area.

Would you guys need some stats from me to order to help?

Regards,

C h r e d g e.
 

A:Slow, stuttering internet with VERY laggy games

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i am running window 7 home premium 64 bit on my hp probook 4530s recently hp did all of the bios an other updatto my laptop and now whenever i watch a video, listen to music or try to play a game it stutters i've tried updating an downgrading my graphic card driver my sound card the video card is a intel HD graphics 3000

plz help..... before all those updates it was playing just fine... system restore is out of the question cuz it takes up memory on HD so i deleted it

A:stuttering while listening to music and playing games

Audio is on a shared IRQ (Interrupt) with a higher priority device. Thus the higher priority device can interrupt the sound if it needs to do something and thus you can get the stuttering. There can be other reasons but this is one to consider.

Uninstalling the sound, restarting the PC and then when Windows starts it will detect and reinstall the sound and sometimes Windows will install it on a different IRQ and help with this problem.

Go to the Device Manager, RIGHT click on the entry for the sound and then LEFT click "uninstall". DO NOT check the box to also uninstall the drivers. Restart the PC.

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I get either a BSOD with IRQ_not less etc. message or I get a complete lock everyone time I play a flash or cd/dvd game.

E

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vent log shows categor 102 event 1003 each time

attaching mini dumps.

system athlon 64 3400+ 2.39 ghz
2 GB Ram
Windows XP media center SP2
Linksys wireless G USB adapter
Soundblaster audigy 4
nvidia geforce 9400GT

I have switched video cards, tried removing soundblaster, swapped ram chips with no success.

Thanks for any ideas.
 

A:Computer freezes with audio stuttering during all games

Typical of a bad sound card... I suspect your Audigy 4 Soundblaster has cooked its own goose from long use.
 

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Been researching this problem (stuttering or chugging lag) for last few days. Unfortuneately I can find nothing conclusive solution wise and am a complete newb when it comes to PC tech stuff. I know enough to get around on my PCs (have 2) and install and play games etc. But when it comes to techincal stuff I am lost. So I finally broke down and decided to try some posting....

Have 2 PCs, older one runs my usual games fine, no apparent lag or problems. Newer one (bit over a year old) seems to have had lag problems ever since I bought it. At first I just assumed the lag was zone lag on the game I was playing (Everquest - online mmorgp) possibly because I was running three instances of the game (multiboxing) and perhaps just didnt have enough ram, but as time went by I noticed that:
1) the lag stutters and chugs
2) is somewhat intermittant - appears and vanishes at seemingly random times for no apparent reason/s (usually the lag issue isn't as bad at night - or if I stay in a certain zone for long periods of time, frequent zoning seems to make it worse - neither of these appear to be very consistant)
3) seems to affect any online games I use on 2nd PC (and thus far that is all I use it for)
4) is present even while one instance of a game is running

While it doesn't actually stop me from what i'm doing it is very annoying, and i'm very tired of having to deal with it.

General PC specs:
OS: WinXP HE version 2002 with SP3
PC: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Pr... Read more

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Need Help
My old laptop has been having a stuttering problem with games for a couple of years now. It?ll stutter for around five seconds, run smooth for around ten seconds, stutter again for five, run smooth for ten. It?ll keep doing that until I stop playing and close the game. It doesn?t start doing the stutter the second I start the game, it?ll start maybe around five minutes into the game and not quit its pattern. It doesn?t matter what game, how old it is, it does this to all.

It also does this while watching online videos. I can?t watch anything on, for example, Hulu, or Gametrailers, without it doing the same stutter pattern.

I didn?t always have this annoyance. It started little over a year after I bought my laptop. During all this time, while putting up with the problem, I?ve done several clean installs. I?ve tried to solve this myself, but never could find anyone with the same exact problem.

I?ve uploaded several videos that show the stutter problem:
MrTatakichi's Channel - YouTube

Also, here's my hardware & processes:
http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/387...sprocesses.jpg

Any help will definitely be appreciated, thank you.

A:Stuttering Problem in All Games & Online Videos

Well, 761 MHz processor speed is way too slow for any modern games. You can check go to Start/Run and type chkdsk C: /R and press enter. The command prompt box appears, press Y and reboot the computer. The Check Disk Utility will check the integrity of the drive. You can also click on the PC Running Slow? link in my signature and try those things. Other then that, you need a faster computer.

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