in the past week every game I play I experoience FPS drops. I discovered that the CPU and memory clock is dropping periodically, and I dont know why. Any help is greatly appreciated.
If your system is heating up, it can trigger thermal throttling (slowing down of components) to prevent permanent damage.
I would recommend keeping the system well ventilated during intensive gaming and also checking out the Alienware forums for tips on getting the most of out your system: