Laptop Randomly Pauses During Games

hazeljumper

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Apr 20, 2014
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When I'm playing games on my laptop, It'll randomly freeze or pause for 1-3 seconds and then keep playing as if nothing happened. This will happen every minute to few minutes.

Gigabyte p34g v2

Windows 8.1 64-bit
Nvidia Geforce GTX 860m
16.0 GB RAM
Intel Core i7-4710HQ

I recently tried uninstalling all the nvidia graphics drivers and then reinstalling the most recent stable ones. The problem still persists.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

hazeljumper

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Yeah, the GPU usually doesn't go past 70C unless I'm playing a high intensity game like AC Black Flag. The CPU however does get pretty hot at around 70-80C, but I've done research on the laptop and part and this is to be expected. I even put the laptop's fans to the max to cool the CPU down even more when I play, and the pauses still persist.
 

hang-the-9

Titan
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Are you running other programs in the background while in the game? Try running a hard drive check also, not just the checkdisk from Windows, but a full scan from either the laptop vendor or from the HD maker's support site.
 
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