PC starts to lag and spike after a while, can't tell what's causing this...
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August 1, 2013, 01:51 PM
Join Date: Jun 2013
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What's the hard drive and how old is it, the hard drive may not like being left idling all night for whatever reason.
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB. No other drives. I believe reaching 2.5 - 3 yrs old now.
Is there a tool I can use to troubleshoot my drive to see if it's not performing properly?
It's either the CPU or HDD, because when I view a media file such as a TV show during the lag, I get awful sound distortion, you can tell it is glitching, spiking severely, but temps look fine so it's definitely not a heat issue.
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