Lag is a term for delay or high latency. It means that the answer for a request is taking more time than expected.

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Streaming with OBS to Twitch results in a small (5 - 20) ping increase

First time posting here, but I couldn't find a question that was similar to this. Previously when I tried streaming, my ping for League of Legends would go from 34 to 60 - 180. However, after I ...
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Getting LITERALLY constant ping spikes, restarting router doesn't seem to help, no rootkits detected. Any other possible errors?

These are how the ping spikes look like. While I can't find rootkits in my initial search, another possible solution is for me to monitor the network for any strong bandwidth presence. Is there ...
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Keyboard Lag on startup in windows 8/8.1/10

Ever since Windows 8 I've noticed an issue where there is a severe typing lag immediately after boot. Typing into any field will suffer a lag of anywhere up to 2 seconds per keystroke. This ...
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Laptop begin to lag after forced shutdown

I have some problems with may laptop. I usually remove my battery when it is full, because I want to preserve the health of the battery, however it also turned out bad. My laptop's a/c adapter always ...
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Computer stutters for a few milliseconds when I start or resume any new task

I recently upgraded my rig to include a i5 6600k, z170k Motherboard and a 8gig DDR4 module. I run windows 7 (64 bit) and from the very start it has been always stuttering when I do the following (for ...
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What might be the cause of lag of the OS in my computer?

I have a laptop running Manjaro 15.12 that was working perfectly before I came back from my holidays. The computer is four years old but it has an (old) Intel i7 and 8GB of RAM. Now it lags in a ...
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QoS does not cause lag in multiplayer gaming?

I was doing some testing with QoS on my internet last night (Quality of service was done using DD-WRT on a linksys router). My internet is normally 25 MB/s, which I can game fine without lag. I used ...
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GPU/CPU workload is low but games are lagging (Tested PSU) Win10

Well I run into this issue after running this system for a few months without any problems. I tried to downgrade my gpu driver, restored windows to a point where the system was fine, checked the psu ...
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Windows 10 is lagging

My Windows 10 sometimes gets lags. It's most annoying when I'm watching videos (YT/flash/disk - doesn't matter). It's look like a 0,5s screen pause and superfast foward to actual play state. I can ...
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Need some directions to determine what to check on my Computer

My PC has been lagging badly lately. At first I thought I may have installed bad software or may have been a virus but it wasn't the case. Ultimately I've chosen to reformat my Windows 10 PC and so ...
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Lag spikes since upgrading to Windows 10

EDIT: Sorry for not mentioning earlier: I've tried reducing the roaming sensitivity to no avail. I also fiddled with my router settings, which rendered it unusable for a short time before I reset the ...
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Windows Photo Viewer takes a lot of time to open pictures

I don't know why but after upgrading OS form Win 8.1 to win 10 Windows Photo viewer takes atleast 2-3 minutes to open a picture. Other applications open in no time. I don't why is it so what can I do ...
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Why my 3d applications lag when the administrator mode is not enabled?

I would like to understand why most of my 3d applications get huge lag spikes when I move the mouse and why this issue disappears after launching these applications as administrator. This issue ...
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System freezes, lagging, during HD video playback

My system is freezing sometimes, during HD video playback. I don't know the cause, because my system is not very old, videocard is new, drivers are fresh, because I always update them, BIOS is flashed ...
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Hard disk speed dropped badly [closed]

My hard disk basically make every thing in my PC lag. I ran error check but the disk seem to be good. I also ran a virus check and the system is clean. Finally, I ran hdtune check and here is the ...
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Gaming lag after GPU upgrade

I recently bought a 4GB Gigabyte Nvida GTX 960 card, and the results aren't great when playing a computer game. The game I've been testing as an example is FIFA 15. Previously I was running the spec ...
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User interface flickers and gets laggy while resizing windows in Windows 10

I'm noticing some issues on my Lenovo w530 which I recently updated to Windows 10 Pro. In almost every program, the resizing of the window (and sometimes the scrolling) results in a flicker/lag in ...
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Freezing youtube videos in Microsoft Edge

Okay, so I have a really weird problem. I decided to give Microsoft Edge a try, but whenever I move my cursor while watching a video in youtube the video lags for a second. If I move my cursor without ...
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Intermittent lag while gaming that doesn't affect other PCs on the same network

I've been playing Rocket League with my brother recently, who lives in the same house as me and games on a different PC connected to the same router. We both connect wirelessly and are roughly the ...
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Keyboard temporarily lag

I've recently been experiencing keyboard lag, And solved it by cleaning up my computer. I can type smoothly and fine now, But there's still a problem with it: It sometimes suddenly gets insane ...
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SSH sessions has incredible delay, but way less when return/enter is pressed

When I connect to my server via SSH, the output on the terminal is extremely delayed. For instance when I type htop on my local computer, it takes quite a few seconds to be displayed on the terminal. ...
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Brand new rig experiencing terrible fps lag in games. Tried everything I can think of to fix it

I have an entirely new computer SPECS HERE (except for the ram which is ~5 years old) that has been running great. Today however, every game I play has been experiencing lag that makes them nearly ...
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4K videos on YouTube are a little choppy on high-end specs

I've watched various videos, and it's the latest version of Flash and all appropriate settings. I turn the videos up to 4K (2160P) and they chop a little bit ... like every frame isn't smoothly seen. ...
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Windows 8.1 Bluetooth mouse jitter with Wifi on

I'm facing some weird mouse behavior with my Bluetooth mouse on a PC running Windows 8.1. The problem is that the mouse will periodically begin to "jitter" for some time and then stop again.. And by ...
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Dual Monitor Pc is slower

I will start with my PC spec >Win 7-64bit,AMD II X4-3.20GHz,8GB(4+4) RAM,GPU-asus geforce GTX 750 Ti 2GB DDR5 Well the problem now is my PC gets slower when I use both the monitors at same time,yes I ...
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Turning extra 6 LANS into “router” like links using Sophos UTM 9

Hey all I just finished up setting up the UTM 9 Home edition and I currently have it up and running with eth0 as the WAN and eth1 as the LAN. However, my motherboard has a total of 8 Ethernet ports ...
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Seagate hdd (internal) unmount/disappear after awhile i plugged in

Summary: Before my Seagate ST1000DM003 (1TB) failed, the disk usage always goes up to 100% active with no transfer rate, this causing my pc freeze randomly. BIOS POST shows up'S.M.A.R.T. COMMAND ...
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Windows 8.1 Asus G711JW - Lag on maximizing some apps

Applications like Chrome and Skype, etc get a lot of FPS (Frames per second) dropping when the window takes more than 70% of the screen area, maximizing it gives me about 20 fps on scrolling and ...
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Windows XP Issue - Explorer Running Slow & Video Lagging when popups appear or adjusting volume

Hardware: Samsung SF310 Laptop Intel Core i5 4Gb RAM Samsung Evo 840 SSD (250Gb) Software: I have reloaded an image using Acronis: Windows XP Professional SP3 All relevant drivers for my ...
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Disabling vsync in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is performing really slow and choppy in desktop mode, I suspect vsync is the culprit since dwm.exe forces vsync to run all the time. Is there a way to turn if off? I've searched around and ...
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Windows 8 - Windows lag, fullscreen doesn't + Weird window transparency issue

So this has been bugging me since I got this new laptop, basically because of Windows 8 things are going much slower than it needs to be. Chrome lags with youtube and certain html5 elements lag and ...
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Ubuntu lag, everything stuck every 5 seconds

I just installed Ubuntu in my Acer 4820TG yesterday but everything lags. Every 5 seconds (approximately) my mouse & keyboard sticks and the screen blinks and loops. Here is a video showing the ...
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Strange intermittent lag phenomenon over wireless LAN

I'm connecting to computer Y on my wireless LAN at home. Y is a newly-assembled machine running Kubuntu 14.04; it's wireless adapter is "Realtek RTL8192CE PCIe (rev 01)". Between other machines on the ...
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Computer super slow and laggy, while resources are not being used

Ok so I have a custom built PC; specs below: CPU: Intel Core i7-4700 Motherboard: MSI Z97-G55 RAM: 16GB DDR3 Video Card: PNY nVidia GTX 770 Primary Hard Disk: Samsung 850 Evo Primary OS: Windows 8.1 ...
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Incoming packets drops when a lot of packets

I encountered a problem with my network. When I play online games that send many packets, my ts3 connection statistics show 25% - 50% packet loss. First game I noticed to do so is Space Engineers, ...
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Why is my Lenovo G500 laptop computer running slowly?

The one I’m currently using is a Lenovo G500, Intel Core i7, 2.10 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 1 TB HDD, Windows 8.1 64-bit, AMD Radeon HD 8570M, Intel HD 4000. The problem: it is slow. It lags even if Google ...
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Laptop starts to lag after some time [duplicate]

I've HP Pavilion 15 and It's been working all fine ever since i got it last October. It started to lag weirdly earlier today. When i open heavy applications or a game, mouse cursor starts lagging, ...
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Windows 8.1 Periodic lag in all games, e.g: 3-4s @90fps then 4-5s @30fps, cyclic [closed]

Very periodic, very predictable, always the same, tested with portal 2, monaco, shadow puppeteer, hammerwatch. Same regardless if I set the cpu at various min/max clock rates, always low cpu load ...
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Intel turbo boost falls back to default 2.4GHz just when it's needed most. How can this be resolved?

Intel Turbo Boost has my laptop running at 3300 MHz most of the time. My power settings are maxed out, so it stays there most of the time while I'm browsing the Internet and stuff, but once I run a ...
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Debian server is very slow in spite of low CPU, RAM na SWP usage

From 3 days I experience problems with my debian server. When I stream media with samba transfer is about 20kb/s when it used to about 6 mb/s. Its my home server so its not internet issue. When I ssh ...
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Windows 7 Severe Lag without much RAM+CPU Usage

I'm running a HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC, and its a few years old now, but up until about three days ago still worked like a charm. Now, it will take over 1 minute to register that I clicked ...
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Mouse stuttering and video lag issue [closed]

I just installed LXLE on my old laptop. The system seems to be running great but it keeps randomly lagging. It does it for no apparent reason. It comes and it goes. It will happen when there is no ...
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Does my monitor's GTG response time matter if it's faster than my refresh rate?

I can understand how poor GTG response time can cause ghosting: a pixel is not the color it should be when the monitor has finished outputting a frame. But I'm trying to understand how it can ...
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How to measure input lag of 2 screens in dual screen or mirror mode?

I have a computer with a Radeon HD 7870 graphics card which is plugged to two screens: my main screen (a 24" LCD Hyundai W240D v2) through DVI my TV (50" LCD Samsung UE50ES6100) through HDMI When ...
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Thunderbird 31.2.0 “warping” in text-only Compose window on both Linux and Windows

On the latest Tb 31.2.0, with HTML composing disabled, and no signature, I often experience this: I open a new/blank Compose window, or hit reply, and start typing in the main area, only to find that ...
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Why my CPU can't handle the 1000 hz rate of my mouse?

Despite using a AMD FX8320 3.5 ghz, each of my mouse movements causes a drop from 60 to 10 fps in 3D applications where the pointer is visible. I suspect that my CPU has something wrong with the 1000 ...
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What is the proper way to debug a slow internet connection?

I turn to super users for their best tips. Consider the following scenarios: A large house with many roommates with many devices and no way to tell which one is the issue Skype choppy, youtube ...
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HP windows 7 constant freezing/lag [duplicate]

Hey guys first post here I'm here because I'm running windows 7 on an HP Pavilion m6 laptop, and for the past several months I have been experience constant lag/freezing that almost always results in ...
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A10-5750M clock-lock FPS drop

Why does this happen? i have the A10-5750m and running on Windows 8.1. i used bar-edit to clock-lock the A10-5750m up to 3.2ghz (the max turbo boost is 3.5ghz).. ( Tutorial here ...
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Citrix Receiver being slow under OS X 10.9.5

I have downloaded the latest Citrix receiver, I am able to run an application fine but it has massive lag. I tried to solve it with the following link: ...