Why am I encountering major lag in Q.U.B.E?

  • Why am I encountering major lag in Q.U.B.E? ryansworld10

    In Q.U.B.E (steam game), I can make it all the way up to the first few laser puzzles with no issues, but then my FPS will suddenly drop to 10-20.

    My PC specs are as follows:

    • AMD Phenom II 3.4Ghz Quad
    • Sapphire Radeon HD 6870
    • 8GB G.Skill DDR3
    • 1TB Seagate Barracuda

    I will normally get 60+ FPS up until said point.

    This is a major issue for me as I am trying to record a let's play of the game, and I cannot progress if my FPS is so horrible!

    Note: The FPS is horrible even if I'm not recording.

  • Well I finally figured out the cause of this.

    As I am recording with Fraps, and Fraps uses the HDD relentlessly, my disk was rapidly becoming fragmented as I recorded.

    Whenever I encounter this issue again, running a quick defrag fixes it right up!

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