Topic Title: game slowing suddenly?
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Created On: 12/28/2011 11:52 AM
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 12/28/2011 11:52 AM
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i just got an hp pavilion elite h8-1039 with a 6850 in it, and since christmas eve have been playing games like sniper ghost warrior on max with no problems till today. i booted up the pc and started playing Sniper GW and it lagged a lot when it hadnt previously, granted i no the psu is low but still..till now ive never had a problem even after 3 hours of gaming, what could it be?

 12/30/2011 09:19 AM
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Could be:

1) heat
2) virus program checking every thing that gets started
3) some other new program

Use msconfig to disable most starting apps and see how that works out.
And use HWMonitor to find your maximum temps while gaming.

And seeing as it's under warranty, give HP a call.


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