SLOW MAC... 20" iMac 2.4Ghz Core 2 with 4GB Ram

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  1. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    My Mac seems to be slow at random different times. I don't do anything special but check my email and get online. Sometimes I download torrents. My computer will just get unbearably slow for 5-10 minutes and then it seems to work fine again. Any ideas? I ran a few of the things in Onyx and that didn't seem to help. My hard drive is 320GB and I have 34GB left... Would that matter?
     
  2. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    I'd say try repairing permissions first and see how that goes.
     
  3. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    Doesn't work. Under Activity Manager where I can see how much ram is being used it says there is nearly 2GB unused but 9MB that are free?
     
  4. jackback52

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    mine usually boots up with only 700MB used out of 4 GB memory.
     
  5. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    I repaired perimeters and this thing is still very slow at times. The mouse is always smooth but it will work fast, then slow, then fast,...
     
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    Pitt 1-1-11 — Never Forget OT Supporter

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    :io: don't know :hs:
     
  7. The Zodiac

    The Zodiac New Member

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    Reinstall OS
     
  8. kmad86

    kmad86 Swine Epidemic Survival Crew '09 OT Supporter

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    Dammit! I was hoping on not having to do that!
     
  9. itwasntme

    itwasntme New Member

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    Run Onxy in auto mode and check all the boxes. I have the same machine and it's a beast, no issues.
     

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