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post #1 of 4
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Hey there

in september i got myself the a new pc. after setting up all the components and installing windows, i noticed abit of lag here and there. since then after the last 3 month the pc has gotten slower and slower. multi tasking is sometimes impossible. i went ti a lan a week back and had major issues with downloading and sharing. running dc and lanning mw3 and listening too music killed the pc. my downloads for the night was basicly null. opening harddrive takes time. any suggestions to what can be wrong. most are telling me its the mobo.

the build
i5 3570k
msi gd65 z77
corsair vengeance 2x4gb ddr31600
corsair 600t chassis
gigabyte odin gt 800w psu
wd 500gb sata 2 (OS)
wd 2tb sata2
wd 1.5tb sata 2
seagate 1.5tb sata2
seagate 500gb sata2

i think thats everything in there
post #2 of 4
Couple of things you can do, not necessarily in order.

Check is if your chipset and drivers are all installed correctly.

Try to recall if the lag appears after you've installed a certain program. If so, uninstall that program and see.

Check if your OS drive is running out of space?

Run a full system virus scan. Trojans can affect performance dearly.

Open up task manager, go into the performance tab, use your computer as normal and check if at any point you've maxed your CPU usage or memory usage.

Defrag.
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MSI N580GTX Lightning Xtreme 3GB Edition G.Skill RipjawX F3-17000CL9D-8GBXM Western Digital Caviar Black 2TB 7200RPM Seagate Barracuda LP 2TB 5900RPM 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingCooling
Pioneer BDR-206BK 12X Blu-Ray Writer Drive Koolance RP-452X2 Dual 5.25in Reservoir for 1-2... Koolance 450s Pump Koolance 450s Pump 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
EK Supreme HF Bitspower Black Freezer Acrylic Top With Clear ... Bitspower Black Freezer Acrylic Top With Clear ... Black Ice GTX 240 Radiator 
CoolingCoolingCoolingCooling
Black Ice GTX 480 Radiator Koolance CTR-SPD24X2 Dual 24V Pump Controller Nidec Servo Scythe Gentle Typhoon 120mm Case Fa... Xigmatek Crystal Red LED 140mm Case Fan 1000RPM 
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Samsung SyncMaster 740N 17" Azio Levetron Mech 5 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid 1300W Aerocool X-Predator Evil Black Edition 
MouseAudioOtherOther
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post #3 of 4
Thread Starter 
i also just remembered, for awhile something was filling up my os drive. there was over 150gb odd and it just got less and less to the point there was nothing and then one day boom space back and it didn't do it again. wth.gif

but will look at the other stuff when i get back home today.
post #4 of 4
The above suggestions are good. If all else fails just do a complete OS reinstall.
Also when you are installing third party software. ie antivirus, media players, browsers, etc be very aware of the "bloatware" that is snuck into the install sometimes. Those can kill performance as well.
The Data storage issue is really weird. Might be the HDD going on you. New ones die just as easy as old ones. Some are just DOA.
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WD Caviar BLACK 500GB ASUS Blu-ray ASUS LightScribe SILVER ARROW SB-E 
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Windows 7 PRO 64-bit 3x ASUS VN248H (24" 1080p AH-IPS) Logitech G710+ Seasonic G-750 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
CM STORM:Trooper (DEFCON-3 MOD) Logitech MX Master Corsair MM600 CREATIVE Sound Blaster Z 
AudioOther
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Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Crucial MX300 750GB LG Blu-ray Windows 10 P502ui-b1 
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