As the title says, my laptop is running very slow. Even with nothing open, its framerate is choppy at best, and it takes almost three times as long to open or load apps. When in an app, framerate is abysmal. Things to note are that I’ve tried scanning it from two different sources, and it’s also up to date with windows updates. Another thing is that the GPU maxes out completely when opening any and all apps, no matter how small they are, and the fans never come on at all even though they used to when using some apps.
Thanks for the input in advance, I hope something works
Any luck? I am running both Ubuntu 21 and windows 10, after a strange crash this morning where the system simply just shut off without freezing up or error messages, now my system is running at a crawl. I’ve run S.M.A.R.T. diagnostics on my drive, everything was fine, ran the Intel CPU diagnostics utility, everything came back normal, currently running a ram test but that’s going to take ages I’m sure. As for modules, I only have USB c and USB a ports, I imagine those are mostly just passthrough cards. I feel like it’s got to be a CPU fault because drawing of things on the screen is super slow. I can watch the lines in the grub boot menu get drawn. Any help would be appreciated!
I figured out that it was the CPU, ran a benchmark and it came back at around 25% of what the cpu is supposed to work at. I decided to just throw in the towel and turn it off. 14 hours later with the laptop being off and now when I turned it on it’s suddenly back working at the speed I remember. I wonder if a resetable fuse got triggered yesterday and reset with the downtime. I’m certainly going to be watching things but I thought I’d post my follow up.