Forum discussion tagged with Performance.
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    Solved! In the long run, which Macbook would perform consistently?

    Years ago, I bought a late 2013 iMac. A few years later, I bought an early 2015 Macbook Air. I found that the Macbook Air quickly performed worse than the iMac, as the startup time and processing time was far more unbearable. The Geekbench Score I ran for the iMac earlier this year was 777 -...
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    Question Dell XPS 9560 performance issues

    Greetings, i bought this laptop second hand. 1080p model with i5 7300hq and gtx 1050, 8 gb ram, 512 ssd (99%, SP a55) previous owner told me he had underclocked cpu for better battery here are the issues i face: windows explorer.exe slowly keeps taking more ram until it tops at 4000mb as shown...
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    Question How to Find Which Component is bottlenecking a Program?

    If I am running a program or more specifically, a game, how do I know that which component(CPU/GPU/Disk) is affecting the gameplay? Please Explain in detail with examples.. Thank You
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    Question Dell Inspiron 15 7559 UHD (4K) Touch Screen Problem (Pixel-Rain)

    Hey. So.. my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7559, doing strange things. When I'm using my laptop normally, there is nothing like pixel-rain. But when I'm gaming with a perofrmance-needy game, then after a while of gaming it starts to "rain", and when I quit out of the game, after about 5 mins, it...
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    Question Really bad Laptop performance

    I'm gonna have to go in a bit of detail here so please hang on: I have a 2 years old Acer E5-572G 525V. The laptop was quite a bang for the buck in my limited budget and actually performed better than I expected it to. Everything was good... Then around 4 months back I decided to add another 8...
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    Better FPS in games on Power Saving?

    So I always put my power plan on High performance but accidentally today I switched to Power Saving! And the surprising thing was that I had like +15-20 FPS in all of my games! What's wrong with my laptop?! It's a G551vw Asus gaming laptop. whenever I switch to high performance, my fps and...
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    Solved! what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook

    what do i do if i can´t hear out of my Billboard BB569 Performance Multimedia Headset when i plug it into my chromebook
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    Issue with my laptop performance

    Hi, i recently bought a laptop that costed around 500€ and for the specifications of the pc and price i though that would be like a medium-low gamma with good features for office work, and enough to run some games with low requirements, and after two months im noticing that the laptop...
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    Solved! New laptop underwhelming performance

    Hi, I have recently purchased the MSI GP63 leopard gaming laptop with i7 8750h and gtx 1070. I have undervolted the cpu and both the cpu and gpu does not overheat while gaming. unfortunatley, the laptop does not perform up to what it supposed to. I have checked online benchmarks and people seem...
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    Solved! non-OEM batteries reviews?

    Anyone aware of websites that review/rate non-OEM laptop battery performance? I need to replace my Lenovo G50-80 battery....or if anyone can recommend....Thanks
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    Solved! Which Laptop is best?

    Hi Guys, I have handpicked a list of laptops mentioned below. Please arrange the list in the order from best to better/worst. Some CPUs may cause more heat and lag, poor performance, etc.. I am not sure of those kinda specs so please help me in choosing the best among these. 1)...
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    Solved! Can I use Conductonaut on the Asus Vivobook S510UN-DB55?

    I would like to get better thermals on this laptop and Liquid Metal has the best thermal performance hands-down. I do not know if the laptop has a copper heatsink or an aluminum heatsink, however, so I don’t know if liquid metal can be used safely. I don’t have the laptop yet so that’s why I’m...
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    Solved! Laptop's graphics card has poor performance

    The model of my friend's laptop: Asus F560UD-BQ055T Note: The graphics card is GTX 1050 and it is the Render Only Type device. Driver is up-to-date He had forced it to use High Performance in the NVIDIA Control Panel but still poor performance E.g: He tried using FurMark => Min FPS: 20, Max...
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    High Performance Graphic Usage

    my older laptop is dead because someday I used it to play some old game (not a heavy one), and after a few hours when I restart the laptop it doesnt turn on anymore.Sooo for about 9 years of my laptop life-span I finally gave up and buy a new one, my new laptop have a dual graphic,Intel...
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    Constant FPS drop on new laptop

    Hello, thank you for clicking in this thread, recently i bought a MSI GL63-8RC laptop, it has spec as listed below: - Intel Core i5 8300H - GTX 1050 with 4GB of Vram - 8GB of single stick ram - Windows 10 with latest update - 1 Tb of HDD The problem is at seemingly random interval, the fps...
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    Solved! Will uninstalling bitdefender internet security remove my product key

    I need to uninstall the bitdefender internet security off of my windows to test if it impacts a lot on my Cpu performance. Will uninstalling the program disable my product code? Or will I be able to reinstall it couple of days later? Please answer if only you know. Thanks in advance
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    Asus Performance Dip

    After one year with my Asus GL502vm my performance in all games has dipped ALOT! Games like Rocket League ( a not very hard to run game ) and even CSGO have went from the smooth 250's and 300 fps on ULTRA to a soul CRUSHING 12-30 on low performance settings. I've tried doing a clean install of...
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    Solved! Increasing performance on the HP Envy x360 15

    Exact model is HP Envy x360 15-cp0000na 15.6 FHD IPS Ryzen 5 2500U 8GB 1TB+128SSD I bought this laptop for work and light gaming. Due to my location I wasn't able to get anything with a thunderbolt connector. I would like to know if there is anyway to slightly increase performance on my...
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    Solved! All Nvidia laptop GPUs with at least xbox one level performance (HD 7770)

    480m 485m 570m 580m 670m 670mx 675m 680m 680mx 770m 780m 870m 880m 960m 965m 970m 980m gtx980 Mx150 1050 1050ti 1060 1070 1080 Arranged by series oldest to newest. Some are no more then 10% less performance to the HD 7770
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    Solved! Laptop poor performance while plugged in

    Hi, I searched whole day for solution, but nothing seem to fix the problem. I get low fps on games while I plug the charger to my laptop ... I used to have this problem, but I fixed it somehow by discharging the battery completely. Few days ago I updated both Nvidia and Intel drivers and...
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    Help on improving laptops performance on running games like Space Hulk Deathwing and CS:GO as frame rate is really bad.

    Recently got a laptop, Dell Inspiron, am no whizz with them admittedly but after getting steam and a couple of games like Dawn of War and Wargames EE which ran like a charm, my other two games CS:GO and Space Hulk Deathwing run horrifically frame rate wise. Hoping there is a way of improving...
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    Solved! Is this laptop good ? or even okay

    hello, my cousin is giving me his laptop because he doesn't need it anymore : its a lenovo core i5 second gen 8 gbs ram 1tb hdd shared vga up to 5 gbs can someone tell me if its good or even okay and if i can play fortnite on it or other games (def. not pubg it needs a really good pc) thank you
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    Can you try these little performance apps and evaluate them for me?

    The official site: Please install and evaluate DiskMax and Memory Cleaner. PS: THIS IS NOT SPAM!!! These programs were developed by a Microsoft programmer. See for his professional credentials first if you wish. My...
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    OPPO A57 poor performance: experiences?

    Basically this phone falls way short of its mid-tier implied performance. Audio quality is horrible, sounds as if it had blocked ears, and audible blips and static whenever it detects sounds in complete silence. Camera never focuses properly or image quality is simply horrible, even on 1080p...
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    Asus rog hero 2 low performance issue.

    I just bought a Asus rog strix hero 2 and I am not getting the performance I expected... I have an Intel core i7 8th gen and gtx 1060. With 8gbs of ram. When playing games I get much lower frames than the benchmarks I saw online and I get a lot of frame drops. Also when playing games my...
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    Which smartphone should I choose?

    So, I have a budget of about $200-250 and I want to get a decent phone. My options are: - Sony Xperia Z5 (Premium) - Sony Xperia X Performance Which phone should I go for in overall terms of performance?
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    I recently got a virus

    Hello, i recently got a virus that made my computers performance really slow, so i rebooted my pc. I clicked on full reboot Ib Windows 10, but i am just curios if the virus has survived. Does anybody here know a free or cheap antivirus program that i Can use?
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    Solved! Which browser is better in performance and resource usage?

    I've been reading things on reddit and some articles that firefox is actually better when it comes to resource usage, but when I installed and opened it up it didn't seem like it was better at all. i know this is a pretty boring question, but I just wanted to know if I should switch to firefox...
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    Solved! Several steam suddenly do "hard exit"

    I have no clue why, perhaps it's connected to my mouse trouble (all usb powersaving is off and got updated driver, even got logitech gaming software 9.02.65). got 16 gb ram, 12gb accesible(according to sys info) asrock a58m-e mobo ryzen 7 1800x cpu radeon rx 580 gpu and the mouse is from the...
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    Choosebetween Huawei and Xiamomi smartphone

    Hello guys! First of all i want to ask you about my choice between these 2 smartphones. One of the is the new Xiaomi Pocophone F1 . I hear it has a great features ,Ram Cpu and another stuff for that price . But i also saw the Huawei Mate 10 Pro and it has water resistance , better cameras and...
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    Solved! Csgo running poorly even on low settings intel 620

    I went to go look up intel 620 csgo gameplay, to see if the performance is expected. They ended up getting 60+ fps on medium settings. I'm hardly getting around 30 on low. Please help i7 7500u 8gb ram intel 620 720p 1tb hard drive (this is for my laptop, and I'm afraid that when I build a real...
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    Solved! I want to design cpu circuit for laptop

    i want to design laptop motherboard with high-performance. i can't get any datasheet and reference design for cpu and asked to many companies but they don't reply to me. Can i get open source for cpu data?
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    Which Laptop should I buy Asus X442UF - FA006T or Asus FX503VD-E4099T?

    Which laptop should I get? I found two laptops that are within my price range but has different specs. I'm looking for the one with a better performance in processing huge data (maybe around 100 to 200 GB) in a software, specifically ArcGIS. Here are the specs: Asus X442UF - FA006T/ Core...
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    Solved! Can my rig run VR games smoothly?

    OS: Windows 10 ultimate - 64-bit CPU:AMD RYZEN 5 1500X Cooler: COOLER MASTER MASTERLIQUID 240 Liquid Cooler GPU: Palit 1060 3GB RAM:2x G.Skill Trident Z (RGB) 8GB 2400ghz =16GB SSD: 525 GB Crucial 300M m.2 PCI-E SSD Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B350-F GAMING I'm just curious because im...
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    Legion Y520-15IKBN sudden performance drop! *HELP*

    Hello everyone! So I have had my gaming laptop Legion Y520-15IKBN for just over a year now. So far my gaming experience was perfect but suddenly my FPS has majorly dropped overnight for no reason... Re-installing my graphic drivers and updating any of them hasn't helped me. My GPU GTX 1050ti...
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    Dual channelling ram or SSD for gaming?

    I have an acer nitro 5 laptop which I bought recently and some games stutter, specially Arkham Knight is causing huge fps drops.I don't have an ssd in my laptop and I would like to know if installing an ssd or dual channelling ram into 16GB will improve the smoothness in gaming. My specs are...
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    [Weird Issue] My graphics card turns off after running at full (or at least near) performance.

    Hey all, I have a 2016 Razer Blade with a Nvidia 970M dedicated GPU. The card and CPU are in great condition and have been repasted twice with Arctic Silver 5. Within the last week, however, I have been having a major issue with the card. Whenever I start up a game, within the first 10 mins...
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    Which of these setups is better for performance?

    Operating system Windows 10 PERFORMANCE Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-8300H Processor - Quad-core - 2.3 GHz / 4.0 GHz - 8 MB cache RAM - 8 GB DDR4 (2133 MHz) - 32 GB maximum installable RAM Graphics card - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 - 4 GB GDDR5 OR Operating system Windows 10 PERFORMANCE Processor...
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    Solved! Performance of system

    My laptop's performance goes up and goes down at regular intervals. This happens in gaming too. The fps was around 50 while playing odyssey and suddenly it dropped down to 13fps and after a while it goes back to normal. I have an Asus rog Strix GL503GE.
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    i have a toshiba lap top,L850 SATELLITE lap top .im looking for the best hard drive, for best performance,?

    looking for the best hard drive, that dont cost the earth. for toshiba lap top L850 satellite?
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    Solved! Gaming computer has performance issues with ROBLOX

    Hello. I have a desktop and not a laptop, but I hope posting in this forum is okay. I didn't know where to go for desktops, but I'm figuring one goes to the same place. Anyway, I bought the alienware aurora r7 desktop. The cpu is an i7-8700, with an Nvidia geforce gtx 1080 graphics card. I have...
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    Solved! Which matters more when it comes to gaming performance: the CPU or the graphics card?

    Hi everyone. I have a hypothetical question to ask: When it comes to a computer's gaming performance with newer AAA titles which matters more: The computer's CPU or it's graphics card? For example, regarding AAA gaming, if your computer had an underpowered CPU but somehow had a high-end...
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    Solved! How do I connect Dayton Sub-1200 to Audioengine A2+?

    Hey there, I recently bought the Audioengine A2+ for my PC, and a Dayton Sub-1200 to help the bass performance, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to connect the subwoofer. I've never done anything with speakers before, so a lot of the language and terminology is foreign to me. I'm unsure...
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    Will it run Minecraft

    can the hp 14-an013nr run minecraft this is all I want to know, and will it with mods or not and is there anything I can do to make the performance better?
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    Solved! After Overclocking my laptop slowly degraded in performance until i cant run any games properly

    I know it was foolish of me to overclock my laptop but i'm not sure if i did permanent damage or if it is reversible. I've cleaned the dust on the fan, heat sync and motherboard recently.
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    Solved! Serious Performance Degradation

    My laptop's performance is degrading over the time. My laptop is around 3 years old equipped with i5 5200u, geforce 940m, 8GB ram and Win 10.I upgraded from Win 8.1 (came with the laptop) to Win 10 half a year later after buying it. From then my performance started decreasing, not that I...
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    Solved! Performance drop and CPU stuck at low clock speed

    Hello friends , So i have a Lenovo Ideapad z510 laptop i5, 6Go Ram, Windows 7 Pro 64x about 5 years old. Last week , i started having a problem with the battery, the laptop is plugged-in , it says charging but the battery percentage won't go up , stuck at 0%, i tried couple of things like...
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    Solved! Help me to choose a laptop

    Hi, I would like to ask you, which laptop schould I choose. First one I would like to choose is: http:// The second one is: http:// Requirements: I need my laptop to be usefull and be able to stay for very long time. I am not gamer so we don't need to talk about gaming performance but I...
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    Solved! Ram upgradation advice

    I need small advice. I have an HP laptop with i3 6 generation and 4GB drr4 ram. If I upgrade 4 GB Ram more with the same frequency then it will really improve my laptop performance?
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    Solved! Could this amp damage my speakers?

    I recently bought a Micca Origain amplifier to replace my old SMSL sa-50, thinking they would be comparable in performance. I hooked up my fluance sx6 speakers to the new amp and was disappointed by how much quieter it was. The chip in the sa-50 is rated at around 40 watts a channel into 8 ohms...
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    Solved! Laptop Performance on Battery

    I Love Long Laptop Battery Life!! But should I have to sacrifice the Performance of my laptop just to run on battery, even at the highest performance setting. It appears that many Notebook manufactures or @AMD @INTEL automatically takes performance away when you switch to battery. Have you...
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    Solved! General Laptop Performance Fix

    Hello people. I have a huge problem about my laptop... First I have to say that my laptop is a Pavilion G6-1060sv It's about 6 years old, it's specs are: Processor: Inter i3-2310M 2.1 GHz 64-bit Graphics: Intel HD 3000 RAM: 8GB 2x4 1333~1333(MHz) Anti-Virus: Bitdefender Internet Security 2019...
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    How to performance tune an older laptop?

    I'm in the process of a number of upgrades to an older laptop. I just doubled the RAM and would like to know what changes I can do to the settings in order to take advantage of the extra ram. I'm running Windows Vista and went from 2 to 4GB and I'm getting an SSD next. I have all the setting...
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    Solved! Dell Lightweight Inspiron

    Can anyone fill me about gaming performance on this laptop -> I know its not any good...
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    Solved! Does setting a laptop's power mode to "Best Performance" Improve Download/Upload Speeds?

    Hi everyone. Does setting a laptop's power mode to "Best performance" (as opposed to "Best battery life") decrease download/upload speeds? For instance, in Windows 10, if if I click on the battery icon in the lower right-hand corner of the screen and then set my laptop's power mode to "Best...
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    Solved! Battery Life and Performance

    I read reviews all the time about the Battery life, or the lack thereof on laptops, but what about the performance of the CPU and graphics, or even the WiFi when on battery? Is the expectation that the system will performance just as well when on DC or is the expectation that there needs to be...
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    Performance much slower than 2 years ago.

    Hi, in the end of 2016 I bought this laptop. It's a used laptop, but it was like 2 years old when I bought it. But the problem is... it's very slow. GTA 5 used to play at ~50fps avg on 1366x768 medium, but now it gets ~30fps avg on 800x600 medium. Also Rocket League, used to play it at 60fps+...
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    Solved! XPS 15 9560 low gaming performance

    I have an XPS 15 that originally would run games perfectly but something recently happened where now the performance that happens in the game is a lot worse. I can't run CSGO above about 24 frames and if I go to full screen on a game like terraria I even start to lose major frames. When I...
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    Asus fx503vm eSupport folder

    Hey, I own a asus fx503vm and Since i reinstall Windows the Performance ist too Bad. I have deleted the esuport folder. Can anyone Upload the folder? Sorry for my Bad english im from germany.
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    Solved! Upgrading Lifebook A3130 for better performance.

    I have an old Lifebook A3130 with 2G ram 120hdd, AMD Turion64 running Vista. I've checked the prices to go from 2G to 4G ($10) and 120 SSD ($25). SO I'm looking at dumping Vista for something better. I then see this in the specs: "The system can support up to 4GB of physical memory, but the...