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post #1 of 12
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Hi guys. I originaly posted this in intel cpu's because i thought the problem with with me cpu but it turns out its not so i made a post here to see if any of you knew.

Basicaly, my games run very unsmoothly and are never at a constant framerate.
I recently found that disabling the sound card, my audigy SE, the game ran smoother and was fine to play. im not sure if my sound card may be bottlenecked with the cpu or ram, but this is a royal piss take since i upgraded everything to try and stop this lag issue. i have experienced this from the start. back then i owned a celeron 1.8 ghz 256 ram and onboard graphics. The first upgrade was my pentium 4. This did reach me with a couple of bend pins which i managed to fix manually.
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post #2 of 12
Get a new sound card. That one seems to have a problem. Did you have the latest Drivers for your sound card?
post #3 of 12
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yes i have latest drivers. it happends mostly when explosions or gunfire is going off on screen you see a noticable drop in framerate. I only brought the card 1 month ago and this problem even occoured on the onboard audio
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post #4 of 12
If you have enabled hardware accleration turn it off, the audigy SE and onboard do not support it, that will drop frames and your sound will jump
     
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post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
ok. i also have this problem with faces of war quite badly whenever you blow up a building it freezes for a split second and then continues. my HDD usualy flashes during this.
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post #6 of 12
That will be your pagefille being accessed
     
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post #7 of 12
Thread Starter 
so why does it pause quickly before continuing the animation?
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post #8 of 12
Because its using the hdd as if it were ram and cant be read fast enough
     
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Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM Venom warrior mech. Corsair CX550M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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Harmon/Kardon HK3380 Sony SS-H2500  Aten CS682 KVM 
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Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Win 2k Pro SP4. HDMI compatible Panasonic AE700 PJ Logitech k400 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
220W external Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core2 E7600 ASUS P5K Gigabyte 6600gt Silentpipe  8gb NANYA DDR2 800 
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4x 1TB 3.5" 250gb 2.5" Stock intel 4x Arctic F8 80mm 
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integral 480gb ssd ASUS BD combo AC Freezer i30 1x 140mm Fractal R3 
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Win 10 Pro BenQ GL2250HM Venom warrior mech. Corsair CX550M 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
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Pentium D 915  Dell USFF Intel GMA 950 4gb Corsair ddr2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingCooling
WD Caviar 80gb sata II  Slim dvd rw Stock Copper Heatpipe  2x 60mm Sunnon fans 
OSMonitorMonitorKeyboard
Win 2k Pro SP4. HDMI compatible Panasonic AE700 PJ Logitech k400 
PowerCaseMouseAudio
220W external Optiplex USFF w/ cable cover Logitech k400 Onboard SoundMAX 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core2 E7600 ASUS P5K Gigabyte 6600gt Silentpipe  8gb NANYA DDR2 800 
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4x 1TB 3.5" 250gb 2.5" Stock intel 4x Arctic F8 80mm 
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post #9 of 12
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anyway to stop this?
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post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by justinone View Post
anyway to stop this?
Remove your pagefile, you have 2 gigs after all...
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