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Fitseries3

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about once a day... my computer will freeze for about 5 seconds and then magically unfreeze and go back to normal.

anyone know what may be the cause?





<---- that's the rig.
 

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#2
Not really sure as to what it is but its probably a process running / starting up thats slowed things up for a sec i seem to get it with internet explorer somtimes buggy thing lol
 
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When did you last defrag/clean up you hard drive?
A messy hard drive can make your PC slower, even if it is a quad core.
Try running disk cleanup on both hard drives, then defrag them when you have some spare time.
 
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Could be just about anything. When does it happen? I'm inclined to also say its a windows thing, but it could be ram or something else.
 
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#5
Clean out all stupid junk using this:
http://www.ccleaner.com/
Then do a registry clean CUATION: ALWAYS BACK UP FIRST But you don't have to worry cuz it auto backups for you :D
http://www.eusing.com/free_registry_cleaner/registry_cleaner.htm
Then do a manual defrag then a page file defrag using this:
http://www.auslogics.com/disk-defrag <-- Manual Defrag http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897426.aspx <---- Page Defrag Hope this helps
IT also can be background processes taking a lot of memory and overheating the memory making the psu having a hard time. 1 C of above recommended temps can consume twice the wattage.
 

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cleanup every day... defrag once a week.

happens at random. only since SP1 installed.

it's not really running slower.


i've been using CCleaner for years.
 
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Prolly sp1 related then. Could be your ram though. Or a combination of the two.
 
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cleanup every day... defrag once a week.

happens at random. only since SP1 installed.

it's not really running slower.


i've been using CCleaner for years.
Then it could be ur psu is it old? And it is most likely ur ram too.
 

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my galaxy Dxx is less then 8 months old. it has powered some of the craziest rigs i've had.

how could it be the ram? did you look at my system specs?
 
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What do you mean you have it dialed in? I know tracers are solid ram, but they are not immune to errors. Slight errors here and there could cause small hiccups like that, especially if the timings are too tight for the oc. Run memtest x86 to be sure. Its probably just a little windows nuance though.
 
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my galaxy Dxx is less then 8 months old. it has powered some of the craziest rigs i've had.

how could it be the ram? did you look at my system specs?
Yea I did look in ur rig. I said it has a very high chance it will be your memory and as farlex said too tighten timings and not completely immune errors. Run memtest to be sure. 3 Passes should be fine.