Lag problem?!?!? - 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 08-05-2010, 10:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
Exclamation Lag problem?!?!?

I have a couple year old HP Pavilion laptop. With a clean install of Windows Vista x64 just a month or so old.

I have this problem of lagging especially when gaming or viewing video content online.

I get about a minute of "everything is ok" then its back to lagging for another 5 minutes.

I don't think it be my internet connection @ 7 Mbps

Specs are:
AMD Turion X2 Dual Core Mobile @ 2.1 Ghz
4GB DDR PC2-6400
250 GB HD w/ 108 GB free
ATI Radeon HD 3200
Windows Vista Home Premium x64

Any help or insight would be much appreciated!
__________________

DesertRatBiggs is offline  
Old 08-05-2010, 11:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
Lady Techie
 
Yami's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: UK
Posts: 7,773
Default Re: Lag problem?!?!?

Since it especially lags with gaming and viewing video, perhaps your video card is the issue.

Download and run Hardware Monitor (CPUID - System & hardware benchmark, monitoring, reporting) to see what temperature your HD3200 is getting. Keep it running while you're gaming and watching stuff. What's the max value of its temperature after say, ten minutes of gaming?
__________________

__________________
Desktop i5-4440 - ASRock Z77 Extreme4 - EVGA GTX970 - 4x4GB 1600MHz - Samsung 850 EVO 250GB - Be Silent Base 800 - 3TB+1TB+1TB+640GB
Laptop i7-3740QM @ 2.7GHz, 2x4GB 1600Mhz, GT640M, OCZ Agility 3 120GB
Smartphone Galaxy S7 Edge

LinkedIn Kiera Mitchell
Yami is offline  
Old 08-05-2010, 12:32 PM   #3 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
MindoverMaster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: /home
Posts: 12,212
Send a message via MSN to MindoverMaster
Default Re: Lag problem?!?!?

Yes, I had a similar issue as this. It is most likely the graphic card. I would get sluggish desktop response. I found that my HS/Fan was clogged with dust. That card also may not be able to hold a heavy load. Has this workefd fine before?
__________________
Neowin.net Steam Account
MindoverMaster 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lag problem with the graphic card aman113 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 14 05-15-2009 06:52 PM
Hard to diagnose internet problem theorigamist Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 2 02-18-2009 12:32 AM
Serious computer problem. HeeRoMaKi Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 71 07-28-2007 11:42 PM
Dhcp leasing problem Kloppstock Computer Networking and Internet Hardware 12 05-13-2007 07:13 PM
cant find the problem... Jhill1 Hardware Repairs and Troubleshooting 13 05-07-2007 04:51 PM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.