Bottleneck - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-24-2005, 01:38 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Nov 2005
Posts: 4
Send a message via AIM to Recluse Send a message via Yahoo to Recluse
Default Bottleneck

I was just curious as to what could be causing chugging on my computer. I know I've got pretty strange mishmash of components, but I'm not sure what exactly would be causing this problem:

In games like FEAR and BF2, it'll run fine in lower resolutions but as soon as I crank it up every 2-3 seconds it acts like it will hang then start up again. Sometimes it will start again quickly, sometimes it will hang for as long as 15 seconds.

I don't want to post my specs 'cause I know someone will immediately look at one piece and think that's causing the problem 'cause it's old. So what do you guys think? RAM, Vid card, processor, or Hard Drive?

Thanks in advance!

Recluse is offline  
Old 11-24-2005, 08:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
AKA ComatoseClown
H4x3r's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,526
Send a message via AIM to H4x3r Send a message via MSN to H4x3r

it's because it's old!.....i would say it;s either you don't have enough ram...and it's having to use the pagefile or your graphics card isn't good enough

H4x3r is offline  
Old 11-24-2005, 08:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
Apokalipse's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 14,559

yes, I think it's pagefile.
that probabbly means you don't have enough RAM
Apokalipse is offline  
Old 11-24-2005, 10:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
Field Engineer
SHAWN's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 4,697
Send a message via AIM to SHAWN

Need system specifications to continue here. Cannot help you otherwise.
A+, Network + , HP Certified Tech and MCP

Specs: AMD Phenom II X6 1095T, Asus M477TD, 8GB GSkill Ripjaws DDR3 1600 7-8-7-24 1T, 128GB Crucial M4 SSD, ATi HD4650, W7, 27" HL272 Monitor
SHAWN is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:35 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.