Originally Posted by Paztak
I'm sorry about the new thread, but I didn't find answer anywhere.
So, here is the problem. I'm not sure if my i5 2500k is broken or what is going on, but right I'm suffering some kind of performance problems. I noticed that highly CPU demanding games like Hitman absolution and far cry 3 my FPS jumps up and down and fps also does sometimes drop unusually low. My CPU is overclocked at 4.4 GHz, it's been like this 2-3 years(?) for now and I have ever had any issues with overclock.
When I run 3D mark11 I can see that my physics score is 500-800 points lower than it usually is.
Now I'm getting scores between 7200-7500 when score used to be 8000+. In HwInfo64 and windows performance monitor I can see that every core get stressed like they should and everything looks good over the performance monitors, but there really is something going on right now. When starting the windows it feels like it takes forever or if I'm starting some other programs it feels like computer is thinking for a while before it does something.
I did adjust more voltage to the core, but that didn't help anything. Nothing has been changed in the BIOS... what I have done is that I did installed WIN8 on Sunday.
Do I just need to calm down or be a worried?
sorry to hear about your issues. i have a 2500K myself and I've have no problems at all. as to what simpletech suggested, i have to disagree. an OS re install should be a last resort.
i dont have much experience with CPU issues, but ill try to help ya out.
so first of all, what are your temps like? if its over 70C id say its an issue. you shouldn't be overclocking a 2500k without good cooling on it. I have my 2500k OCed to 4.5 GHz and with the aftermarket cooler, it never goes over 45C.
it could also be a virus. when you experience performance issues, check task-manager and see if any weird processes running. also check MS-config for weird start-up programs
also try seeing if one of your ram sticks is bad.
well thats about all i can think of. i hope it helped
post back here with those temps and .... umm... fix this issue
Edit: i just saw u posted that ur temps are ok, sorry. Just curious though, what are they?Edited by PaulVB6 - 12/10/12 at 12:33pm