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Stuttering in every game on my Windows 10 pc

Sep 22, 2019 6:11AM PDT

Pc specs:
i7 8700k
GTX 1070ti 8gb video memory
32gb ddr4 (honestly don’t even know why I have this much ram I don’t even need it)
500gb 970evo ssd
2tb hard drive

I got my pc almost 10 months ago. I haven’t had any issues with it until a few days ago while I was playing and came across stuttering and very brief frame drops which then went right back to normal frames. But holy sh*t is the stuttering annoying as hell. Over the past couple of days I’ve been testing out different things to try and fix it. The first thing I tested was my ssd (all of my games and apps are on there, there is nothing on the 2tb hard drive as I would rather as many of my apps and games be fast) I thought maybe considering I only had 40gb free space left on the ssd, it might have been causing the stutters. I deleted some games I don’t play as much as others until there was 90gb free. It did not fix the issue. Keep in mind I had 90gb free 2 months ago and wasn’t having the issue back then. I then went on to turning off my virus protection... maybe that was the issue? Nope. Still stuttering. I then went on to simply restarting my computer a bunch of times but that did absolutely nothing. I then reinstalled my graphics drivers and yet... still stuttering. I fiddled around with g sync (I have a g sync compatible display) I turned it off to see maybe if there was an issue to do with that but it didn’t make a difference so I continued to leave g sync on. Finally I downloaded a cpu temperature app and once again it wasn’t the issue because I was running between 30 and 50 degrees (unless those aren’t okay temps for cpu but I’m pretty sure they are) How do I fix this? If anyone could give me some advice on how to fix this please do Ive gotten to the point of rage

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I see Lee Koo restored this discussion.
Sep 23, 2019 1:37PM PDT

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