Solved My computer is slowing down after installing window 8.1 Tags: RAM Corsair Computers Graphics Last response: July 11, 2014 12:26 AM in Windows 8 Share Justin321321 July 2, 2014 6:39:11 PM My rig: z97 sabertooth mark 1 Gtx770 lightening edition Corsair vengeance ram 4 gb 1600 Kingston hyperX(had it for over 2 years) Haswell 4770k corsair rm 850 watt After upgrading window 7 to window 8.1 my computer got slower. It takes time to open up small files. Do i need to get more ram? More about : computer slowing installing window Reply to Justin321321 Justin321321 July 2, 2014 6:42:00 PM Or do you think ssd is slowing down because of over usage. Reply to Justin321321 m 0 l Best solution MightyBoyGaming July 11, 2014 12:26:03 AM You could do with 8gb or Ram if it's easy enough to afford but that shouldn't be the thing slowing you down. Did you do a clean install of 8.1? Did it come up with any error or issues with your graphics drivers? My lappy almost died in the water and would hang on the shutdown cycle because of bad drivers... Reply to MightyBoyGaming Share Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedMy Laptop slows down after upgraded to Windows 8.1 Forum SolvedComputer randomly slows down when opening basic applications even after a fresh windows install and formatting of the hdd Forum SolvedTried installing windows 8.1, the installation got stuck on 63% applying applying changes. After a manual reboot, computer won Forum Computer wont shut down after installing Window updates Forum Slow browsing speed after installing windows 8.1 pro Forum Solvedright click not working after installing window 8.1 Forum Entire home network slow after installing new PC/wired internet (Windows 8.1) Forum After installing Windows 8.1 my computer can not find any of my USB drives. Forum SolvedTrying in to install Windows 8.1 but computer keeps opening Vista after selecting CD Windows 8.1 to run in boot menu :( Forum Windows 8.1 slowing down randomly Forum Computer slow-down after installing Service pack 1... Forum SolvedComputer slowing down after adding another GPU Forum in what way can I do a clean install of windows 7 after having windows 8.1 on my computer? Forum SolvedRecently installed graphics card is slowing my computer down. Any ideas why? Forum SolvedVery low fps after installing windows 8.1 Forum Solvedi am using intel core 2 duo processor. My computer automatically shuts down when i install windows 7 or windows 8 after a cert Forum SolvedCan't open installed games after installing windows 8.1 via Bootable usb drive Forum Hard drive keeps on busy slowing down computer after booting up Forum SolvedWhy is my Kingston v300 SSD slower after less than a month? Windows Index for disk transfer down from 8.1 to 8.0 Forum SolvedInstalling Windows 8.1 on Custom Built Computer with CD-Key Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !