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What's up with these lag spikes?

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Ugh, I recently bought BF:BC2, and I was told that it would run fine on my PC, and I also tested my system on CYRI before buying it. But, I'm having MASSIVE lag spikes! It's irritating the crap out of me! Every game does this, except for CoD4 and MW2. But Bulletstorm, BC2, Black Ops, New Vegas, BioShock, and the Crysis 2 Demo are the main offenders. I can't play a game because the frame rate just drops significantly, and it renders the game so laggy that it's a head ache to look at.

I think it may be the crappy CPU, not the video card. I'm using my sig rig and all these games are being played at low settings too. Is there anything I can do to fix this?
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1: Put resolution as low as you can.
2: Put settings to minimum.

That's all you can do. Sorry t o say it, but the MSI GX630 (your sig rig) just can't do it smoothly.
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Originally Posted by De-Zant View Post
1: Put resolution as low as you can.
2: Put settings to minimum.

That's all you can do. Sorry t o say it, but the MSI GX630 (your sig rig) just can't do it smoothly.
That's what I've done with all of my games. Could I possibly use Arctic Silver on the CPU? It probably has some crappy thermal paste on it, and I noticed that when the lag spikes happen the computer emits a lot of heat and gets noticeably louder.
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That's what I've done with all of my games. Could I possibly use Arctic Silver on the CPU? It probably has some crappy thermal paste on it, and I noticed that when the lag spikes happen the computer emits a lot of heat and gets noticeably louder.
this is just a guess but ur laptop might be declocking because of the heat
AS5 needs burnin use mx2 or mx3
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