FX 8350 cpu spike in games HELP

Discussion created by crickcrack on Jan 6, 2018
Latest reply on Jan 10, 2018 by keni

Hi guys, i recently got a new graphic card : a Nvidia GeForce Gtx 1060 with a new processor too ; and AMD FX 8350. I installed those two in my pc, but when im playing any games, my cpu usage is spiking really high (too 90-100%) and i get fps drops. Also, my temperatures when playing games seems high : 67-69 °C . The max temperatures of an FX 8350 is 61°, so i replaced my new cooler (which was sent with my cpu) with my old one, i cleaned the cpu and applied new thermal paste, but i didn't changed a bit : the temperature was the same and my cpu was still spiking and making fps drops. I checked it wasn't from an external process or application, and i ran a complete scan of my pc to see if it wasn't coming from a malware. To add some information, i also changed my PSU, which was 450W before and changed it to 750W but still nothing changed.


Thanks in advance for your help here is my specs :

AMD FX 8350 8 core processor

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 3GB

750 W PSU

8 GB RAM ( 2x4 GB)


By the way, i can't get my motherboard because of some "filled by oem" glitch or something (trying to fix it atm).


Thanks in advance !