1.    17 Dec 2016 #1
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 version 1607 build 14986.1000

    Mysterious performance lag from time to time


    Hi all
    I have been experiencing this weird performance lag from time to time.

    Please see the screencast: https://lambda.sx/H6r.mp4

    At the beginning, you will see my attempt to drag the Task Manager to the recording area but laptop is too busy doing something so Task Manager drag did not respond.

    You will also see lag when clicking each tab in Task Manager.

    CPU usage seems fine.
    Memory usage seems fine.

    I just can't figure out what the problem is.

    What could it be?

    Thanks
    Michael
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  2.    17 Dec 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Posts : 9,363
    Windows 10 Professional

    @mcored , welcome to tenforums.com!
    I don't know how much RAM you have or how dedicated it is, but, looking at your system tray, you've got a lot going on there, not to mention, your screen recording app, a huge resource hog, which makes your screencast vid a little biased!
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  3.    18 Dec 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
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    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    @Edwin his machine has more than enough RAM, and in the video, the potential recourses are not even being touched, it must be something else.
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    @mcored welcome to Ten Forums,
    the video shows your user account, so unless that is only an alias(throw away) account, you might want to consider taking it down and redoing it or at least pixelating the account(under the users tab).

    My question: are you using a hard disk or an SSD?
    AHCI or IDE set in BIOS?

    I ask because like I said above your RAM & CPU resources are hardly even being touched, so too much going on can't be the reason:
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    Have you tried another mouse?
    Have you checked it's sensitivity settings?
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  4.    25 Feb 2017 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2016
    Posts : 12
    Windows 10 version 1607 build 14986.1000
    Thread Starter

    Hi Cliff S, thank you! That's indeed just a temporary account.

    I used to have 2 x SSD (Samsung Evo 950). I think the problem was the existing version of NVIDIA video card drivers.
    For others, if you have a similar issue, I would ask to consider updating the video card drivers. Problem appears to have disappeared (for now).
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    25 Feb 2017 #5
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 17,648
    Win10 Pro, Win10 Pro N, Win10 Home, Win10 Pro Insider Fast Ring, Windows 8.1 Pro, Ubuntu

    Quote Originally Posted by mcored View Post
    Hi Cliff S, thank you! That's indeed just a temporary account.

    I used to have 2 x SSD (Samsung Evo 950). I think the problem was the existing version of NVIDIA video card drivers.
    For others, if you have a similar issue, I would ask to consider updating the video card drivers. Problem appears to have disappeared (for now).
    Glad to hear it was solved(hopefully permanently)
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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