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Huge lag while gaming

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I have the following system specs:

Asus M4A77D Mobo
Kingston DDR2 800 (4x2gb)
AMD Phenom II x4 965 @3.4ghz
Corsair A70 air cooler
Corsair professional series 1050w psu
Nvidia evga gtx 580 se
Corsair F60 60gb ssd - os
WD 500gb black hdd - games

I experience huge lag occasionally while gaming, if it helps my hdd indicator blinks while this is happening.
    
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First then you should do is make sure all of your drivers are updated and all connections within the PC are secure. I've had a lose wire before and messed around with all kinds of settings until I opened the case up and saw the wire. Simple things first.
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WD 500 GB HDD OCZ Vertex 4  LG Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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WD 500 GB HDD OCZ Vertex 4  LG Windows 7 Ultimate x64 
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my pc used to do this, it ended up being my sound card....
    
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You should begin to determine what kind of lag you are experiencing, is it frame drops or network lag in online games etc.

If you think its frame drops, you can benchmark with Heaven to make sure your GPU is working properly.

If it is some kind of compatibility issue eg: sound card, you can begin disabling devices in the device manager and retest.

Is it intermittent or does it occur consistently once it happens?
Run the benchmark and see what happens.
Edited by invena - 2/13/12 at 8:12pm
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post #5 of 6
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Why is it always the most quirky of things? Really is suprising that it could be anything. I had a raid setup but figured out that WD locked the firmwares on my models, so I broke the raid because its TLR was bad or something. now the problem arises again.
    
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AMD FX-4100 @ 4.6 GHZ Gigabyte 970A-UD3 GTX 580 Superclocked Edition Corsair XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
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Corsair F120 120GB Sata III SSD (OS) Western Digital Caviar Black (2x500GB, Data, Ga... Corsair A70 Air CPU Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit 
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Samsung ToC 27" 1080p Logitech G15 Corsair Professional Series 1050w Modular Corsair 600T White Edition 
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AMD FX-4100 @ 4.6 GHZ Gigabyte 970A-UD3 GTX 580 Superclocked Edition Corsair XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Corsair F120 120GB Sata III SSD (OS) Western Digital Caviar Black (2x500GB, Data, Ga... Corsair A70 Air CPU Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung ToC 27" 1080p Logitech G15 Corsair Professional Series 1050w Modular Corsair 600T White Edition 
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post #6 of 6
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I have a sound card, how would that be it?
    
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AMD FX-4100 @ 4.6 GHZ Gigabyte 970A-UD3 GTX 580 Superclocked Edition Corsair XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Corsair F120 120GB Sata III SSD (OS) Western Digital Caviar Black (2x500GB, Data, Ga... Corsair A70 Air CPU Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung ToC 27" 1080p Logitech G15 Corsair Professional Series 1050w Modular Corsair 600T White Edition 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 XTracPads Creative Fata1ity XFi-Titanium 
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AMD FX-4100 @ 4.6 GHZ Gigabyte 970A-UD3 GTX 580 Superclocked Edition Corsair XMS3 16GB (4x4GB) 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
Corsair F120 120GB Sata III SSD (OS) Western Digital Caviar Black (2x500GB, Data, Ga... Corsair A70 Air CPU Cooler Windows 7 Home Premium 64-Bit 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung ToC 27" 1080p Logitech G15 Corsair Professional Series 1050w Modular Corsair 600T White Edition 
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Logitech G500 XTracPads Creative Fata1ity XFi-Titanium 
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