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Old August 22, 2012, 04:45 PM
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Is there any chance your cpu heatsink is not attached correctly and the CPU is cutting its clock speed down to save itself?

Originally Posted by GT7R View Post
I've recently built a system with the specs listed in the upper right drop-box. Fresh copy of windows, and it's slow. Like, very slow. I open an executable file and it takes 10 seconds just to respond. Browsers are slow, microsoft updates are slow... feels like it's a pentium 4, no joke. Updated to all the latest drivers, new BIOS, everything there is.
Does anyone have an idea..?
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Old August 22, 2012, 05:04 PM
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My System Specs


Chipset, SATA, USB and all other drivers installed?

HTPC: Z77A-G45; 3770K; Zalman FX70; 2x4GB Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz; MSI GTX960; 2x 128GB Crucial M4 SSD; 4TB WD Red, 2x 2TB WD Green; Corsair RM650I; Corsair Carbide 600C;
Son's Rig: M5A97; FX8350; CNPS20LQ; 2x4GB Corsair Vengeance 1600Mhz; Powercolor 7950; 250GB Crucial MX200; 320GB WD Black HDD; SPI 700W; Bitfenix Shinobi;
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