Question Games keep lagging, but only when mouse is in use

Nov 19, 2021
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I'm currently running on a laptop with Windows 11 along with Intel i7 6 core processor and GeForce GTX 1060. It seems like higher end games (AC Valhalla and new Halo Infinite multiplayer) lag near unbearable amounts at random times, and when the mouse has a cursor. In the menus it can take a second or two for a button to be highlighted when I mouse over it, but often times gameplay itself runs smooth, but sometimes it carries over to the gameplay. Even on lowest settings, it seems completely random when it lags an annoying amount or completely unplayable amounts.
I also want to note that in Task Manager, GPU and CPU hover around 40% and memory around 80%, none maxed with all of this.
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