But my bet is to look at the Speccy report on the HDD and see if SMART value 01 is in the thousands. This is the usual finding with many discussions about it on the web and here.
If you don't read such reports, try to post it here using this article:
Only post once. If the spam bot eats it, I'll get an email and will post a reading anyway.
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Intel Core i5 4570S @ 2.90GHz 44 °C
Haswell 22nm Technology
8.00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 665MHz (9-9-9-24)
ECS B85H3-M (SOCKET 0) 34 °C
2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 (EVGA) 34 °C
931GB Seagate ST1000DM003-1CH162 (SATA) 38 °C
HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H62L
Realtek High Definition Audio
This meme frequently has lag spikes even just using browser and takes decades to load games or when starting up. Where's my money going if I'm trying to fix this? (I already bought a gtx 1060 and am just waiting for it to ship)