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Intermittent screen freezes

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So this affects a couple games, but not every game. The games that I notice it on the most are Rust and Just Cause 3.

My screen will freeze for anywhere from 2-15 seconds. This happens a lot in Rust when opening a crate or my inventory, on occasion it will be when I'm just running around. In JC3 it usually happens when turning quickly, usually only 1-2 seconds in JC3, 2-15 seconds in Rust. At the moment these are the only games that I recall this happening in but there could be more.

I know neither game is optimized great, but can someone point me in the direction of where to start looking? I plan to do a fresh install of Windows next week when my new GPU arrives, but in the meantime it's driving me crazy.

I'm using the sig rig: 2500K @ 4.5, 8GB or RAM (installed another 8GB today), 670 2GB SLI (neither game uses SLI), installed to the WD Black Raid 0. Both games are set on the lower spectrum of eye candy.
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is the CPU OC stable?

if so then check the vrm temps(mobo and vidoe card) and cpu temps and the vram usage
  
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Everything is stable and temps are all good. I did see a very large improvement when adding the additional 8 GB of RAM. I'm going to assume it was due to using virtual memory for now. When playing Rust my memory usage will spike up to 14+GB.
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