CPU random spikes and freezes. ?
Keep note this has only just happened recently.
While editing or gaming my CPU will just have random spikes in activity in patters just like in the picture below. I do run my editing and windows off my SSD.
CPU: Ryzen 5 2600
GPU: GTX 1070
Motherboard: ASUS PRIME B350M-A
Power supply: EVGA 450 BT
Ram: 8gb 3200mhz
If you need any more details just ask... Thanks!
- m8xpayneLv 74 weeks ago
It could be anything from the chipset drivers needing to be updated, CPU cooler not working 'well' enough, a bad Windows update. Are you running the Ryzen Power plan in Windows 10 'Power Options'?
Ryzen processors will clock down when temps get too high which makes it tough to see if the cooler is the issue. The only time the temps will get entirely too high is when the CPU cooler isn't working. 8gb of RAM really isn't enough for the tasks you're running. You might as well upgrade to 16gb while RAM is still cheap.
- 1 month ago
Personally i think it sounds like thermal throttling.
- Boris 24Lv 71 month ago
Some process takes too much CPU and then it freezes.You need to find out which process it is and how you can limit or stop it.The process might be malicious.Then it is good idea to run antivirus and anti malware software to find infection.
- A.J.Lv 71 month ago
You could have software running in the background that is unnecessary. Razer Cortex could stabilize the system.
The power supply EVGA 450BT 100-BT-0450-K1 is shown as produced by Super Flower, who is a superior manufacturer, but it is possible as a fairly low end power supply that it is not stable at high loads.
GTX 1070 recommends a 500+ Watt & 33+ Amps
Your 450BT shows 35A@12V
150W GTX 1070 + 65W R5 2600 + 30W fans and motors is well within the 12V limit as only a 57% load.
You normally should not have a power supply issue, but it is possible.
Is your system temperature under control?
SPECCY does report temperatures
Ryzen 5 2600 lends itself to overclocking, but too much overclock can be unstable, especially with the stock Wraith Stealth Cooler. In your pic, the cpu shows only running at 2.74gh, and base clock is 3.4
Looks at low utilization.
I'm neither a gamer, nor active user in Desktops, but I do have experience as a Procurement Engineer at a major computer company.
Overall, I don't see a concern here.