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What are external forces that can make computer slow?

by nyo3 / February 1, 2014 8:49 PM PST

Hi! I tested like five different computers and four monitors and all of them behave the same way. I replaced all components, peripherals, different OS, 32, 64 bit, drivers and it make no difference at all. Graphics microstutter and I lag because of that in singleplayer and on the net. I play quake live and minecraft. Is it possible that there might be something wrong with electricity or some kind of radiation that slow my computers down? I feel like my whole computer is skipping somehow. My fps is on the max but it drops constantly and very fast so it's very difficult to aim and move and it produce lag. Everyone can destroy me. Games are pure frustration.

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In short: no
by Jimmy Greystone / February 1, 2014 9:13 PM PST

In short: No, there's not a possibility that there's something wrong with the electrical feed or some kind of radiation slowing your computer down. Based on the details you give it's difficult to say for sure, but it sounds like you're playing games online, in which case it's probably your Internet connection slowing things up.

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Might try a couple of these internet speed tests ...
by VAPCMD / February 2, 2014 1:19 AM PST
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Slow set up
by pgc3 / February 2, 2014 1:22 AM PST

You,, didn't say how you are running the system(s) nor did you mention your hook up, router/modem, wireless/hardwire and ISP type, so it is pretty hard to address. Guessing that you are gaming online, interactively and at least in part wirelessly, I'd hazard a guess at bandwidth draw but then again some of it could be related to system(s) capability, hardware related.

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(NT) It is the same in the singleplayer. Bots microstutter the sa
by nyo3 / February 2, 2014 7:54 AM PST
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do you live near
by James Denison / February 2, 2014 3:28 PM PST

any high power lines, or near a microwave tower, a cellphone tower? As others noted, you've not described the full nature of your problem.

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