1) Check for loose connections: Make sure all cables and drives are securely connected.
2) Check for overheating: Use a thermometer to make sure the components are not over-heating.
3) Check for driver updates: Use Windows Update or the manufacturer’s website to check for the latest drivers to eliminate this as the cause.
4) Check for software issues: If the problem persists, run diagnostics tools like Diagnose Now, System Mechanic, or PC Doctor to identify any software faults that might be causing the issue.
5) Test your RAM: Use Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool (or Memtest86) to check the integrity of your RAM and rule out any faults.
6) Test your hard drive: Run a Surface Scan (or other) tool to make sure there are no physical issues with the drive itself.
7) Test your graphics card: Use one of the numerous graphics card benchmarking tools to ensure your graphics card is running normally.