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I have a brand new gigabyte 9800 gt zalman edition vidcard and it works and everything but when i run 3dmark 06 or a game such as fear or bioshock it runs with no lag at all for about a minute or two but then out of nowhere it lags down to about 2 or 3 frams a second for about 5 seconds then runs smoothly again. this happens at regular intervals from then on and ive got all the drivers intalled and power cables connected with a ASUS pci-e 2.0 mobo. what can i do to fix this problem once and for all?? Please help.

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Nice Video card... consider also the performance of the processor and the amount RAM of your system... Also in playing games there are Anti-viruses that really affects the performance of your computer... if your not on the online game... try closing some applications to increase the power performance of your PC.

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The video also relies on the processor.
I'm sure you closed all of your programs before you play any game.

Try increasing your page file.

  • Right click "My computer", then click "properties".
  • click on the "advanced" tab. In the "Performance" seciton, click "settings".
  • Click the "Advanced" tab.
  • Under "Virtual Memory", click "change".
  • click "C:" in the table/menu/list.
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  • select "system managed size". OR if you know your disk limits and performance limits, you could change this to suit your needs.
  • click "set"
  • click "ok" to all the boxes that pop up.
  • restart your computer.
If this doesnt help, look for any updates or patches to your specific game.

Or, you may need a CPU speed of at least 2 GHz and 1.5 GB of RAM.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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