Frame Drops from 120+ to Low 20s

  alexpottle 19:27 25 Apr 2018

Hi All,

Recently, since maybe a week ago I have experienced major frame drops in all games (e.g. Dota 2, Rocket League, GTA V, CS:GO). I could have a smooth 120fps experience on Dota, which would drop down into the low 30s' and 20s' for maybe 15 seconds, at 20 second intervals. I have not changed any hardware, nor have I moved it's location since the start of these frame drops. I have cleared my PC for dust with air and have run anti-malware scans.

My PC specs are as follows:

Processor AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor

Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970

RAM 16 GB (DDR3)

Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Edition Service Pack 1, 64-bit

Any advice is appreciated, Thanks

  Menzie 23:30 25 Apr 2018

If your drivers updated recently then roll them back. The new drivers might be causing an issue.

  alexpottle 17:08 26 Apr 2018

Thanks for the advice Menzie, but the issue still persists.

I have even tried fragmentation my disk in the hope it was a hard drive issue - but still has no effect.

  Menzie 19:09 26 Apr 2018

Have you done any temperature monitoring? How are your temps on the CPU and Video Card?

  alexpottle 19:45 26 Apr 2018

click here was a sample taken just after closing a game down. I wouldn't say there are any temperature that could be causing any drops, but that's just me!


  Menzie 22:50 26 Apr 2018

When you rolled back to a previous graphics driver did you completely uninstall the current driver first?

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