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Really sluggish machine (i5)

ldrewes
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All I run is Zoom, Chrome, Plex and Office. Up until a month ago my computer handled it beautifully. 

My machine is averaging 70% CPU with a LOT of spikes.

I tried formatting the drive and reinstalling Windows 10. (see attached). I tried changing the Power Options. I installed Intel Driver Support Assistant -- nothing 

Ran 4 different Malware/antivirus programs

It will run fine -- then suddenly CPU has a LOT of spikes and nothing moves. 

According to 'WhySoSlow' my average CPU speed is stuck at 570MHz. 

 

Ideas really, really, really appreciated 

 

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DeividA_Intel
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Hello ldrewes,  



Thank you for posting on the Intel® communities.   


  

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