I kind of suspect hardware. Can you check this stuff out for me?
Ensure you meet minimum specs for EVE.
- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64-bit
- CPU: Dual Core @ 2.0 GHz
- RAM: 4 GB or higher
- Video: Video: AMD Radeon 2600 XT or NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS or better with at least 256 MB VRAM
If you’re near minimum specs, open task manager while playing and check what your CPU/GPU/RAM usage is (Note that only Win10 reports GPU usage in the task manager).
Install the latest graphics driver from AMD, nVidia, motherboard manufacturer, or system manufacturer.
Install hardware monitor. Run it while playing the game. Report back with:
(1) graphics card
(2) idle temp
(3) max temp hit when running Eve
(4) If you have integrated graphics, report back with your CPU and the relevant temps
If you happen to solve this on your own, come back and tell us how you did it. Might help the next guy with the same problem.