I'm having a lag issue while playing games. I will explain in detail later.
8800 GTS 320mb PCI-E Directx 10
Windows Vista Business 64bit
4GB ram DDR2
AMD Anthlon 64 x2 64000
500gb SATA 2 hard disk drive
Now I'm trying to play a game with these as the recommended settings, (it's an mmorpg [Dark Age of Camelot]).
Recommended settings for Dark age of Camelot
Preferred: Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or equivalent – 1 GB RAM – 256 MB ATI X800 or Nvidia GeForce 6800 series or higher – Direct X 9.0c or later – Shader 2.X or greater support
Link to them: http://support.darkageofcamelot.com/...cle.php?id=868
Now my problem is lag. I contacted the company of the game they said I should try an optimizer driver for AMD. This infers they think i have a processor problem, which makes sense because: Imagine 1 minute as a cycle, and every time the processor reacher that part of the cycle it lags. I can actually time my lag because about every 1-2 minutes i lag for about 15 seconds.
Now in the description of the optimizer it says it can synchronize a program. My question is will this help?
Now It's not the game because I've tried multiple games such as
Dark age of Camelot
Unreal Tournament 3
Age of Empires 2
And they all lag in the same part of that cycle.
Also i thought it might be an overheating problem (my computer goes to about 115 F on the CPU and 85 F on the HDD) but about every month or so, my computer goes into no lag mode with the same temperature. When my computer has been in no lag mode for about 3 days it crashes, and when i reboot i have lag again.
So any recommendations for what to do?