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Old 03-31-2010, 10:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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when playing games that are demanding for my laptop, the game will run perfectly fine, between 35-60 FPS, but will go through phases where it drops between 10-15FPS then jumps back to normal. what causes these fluctuations.

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Default Re: inconsistent video game FPS

While it could just be a point in the game that's more demanding on your setup, do you have an antivirus program or anything running in the background?

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i think i figured it out, i had the back two nudges of my laptop sitting off the back of my cooler so the whole bottom was almost flat against it creating 0 airflow underneath, so I did some minor mods by adding some paper wedges under the "stands" on the bottom of my laptop and i'm running about 15 degrees cooler C.
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