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Friend installed SSD, is getting bad frame drops

Ok so i helped my friend overseas build a gaming computer and everything was working fine until he decided he wanted an SSD to try and stop frame drops around loading areas in some games, after installing the SSD and moving windows and all games over to it he started getting lower fps in all games, and fully incapable of recording/ livestreaming without getting lower than 30fps

His computer was
cpu: i5 3570
ram: 8gb @ 1333mhz
gpu: Radeon 7850
motherboard: ASRock Z77 Pro3
HDD: 1TB Samsung HD103SJ
SSD: 240GB Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250G

Im completely at a loss, everything worked perfectly until he added in the SSD. I dont exactly remember what the power supply is, but i know im not stupid enough to have gotten him anything less than 750w (we are trying to find the old conversations with the links in them now) Ive heard a few things about power usage, but surely 750w is enough, and i doubt an SSD would put it over the limit, and also nothing is overclocked so theres no extra power draw there.
Hes running windows 7, thats about all i can think of atm, i hope i havent missed anything.
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    1.) Double-check that your SSD is connected to port SATA3_0 or SATA3_1. See page 13 of your motherboard manual for the location of the port.
    2.) Double-check that the port your SSD is connected to is in AHCI mode. See page 42 of your motherboard manual for instructions on setting the port to AHCI mode.
  2. Dereck47 said:
    1.) Double-check that your SSD is connected to port SATA3_0 or SATA3_1. See page 13 of your motherboard manual for the location of the port.
    2.) Double-check that the port your SSD is connected to is in AHCI mode. See page 42 of your motherboard manual for instructions on setting the port to AHCI mode.

    It is plugged into a SATA3 drive and it is in AHCI mode
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