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 solution SolvedComputer randomly slows down when opening basic applications even after a fresh windows install and formatting of the hdd solution SolvedTried installing windows 8.1, the installation got stuck on 63% applying applying changes. After a manual reboot, computer won solution Computer wont shut down after installing Window updates solution Slow browsing speed after installing windows 8.1 pro solution SolvedWindows 8.1 slowing down randomly solution Solvedright click not working after installing window 8.1 solution Entire home network slow after installing new PC/wired internet (Windows 8.1) solution After installing Windows 8.1 my computer can not find any of my USB drives. solution SolvedTrying in to install Windows 8.1 but computer keeps opening Vista after selecting CD Windows 8.1 to run in boot menu :( solution Computer slow-down after installing Service pack 1... solution SolvedComputer slowing down after adding another GPU solution Secondary HDD performance slowing down - possibly due to altered settings after SSD install 4 months ago? solution in what way can I do a clean install of windows 7 after having windows 8.1 on my computer? solution SolvedRecently installed graphics card is slowing my computer down. Any ideas why? solution SolvedPC will not come on after installing Windows 81, please help :( solution Solvedi am using intel core 2 duo processor. My computer automatically shuts down when i install windows 7 or windows 8 after a cert solution SolvedVery low fps after installing windows 8.1 solution Hard drive keeps on busy slowing down computer after booting up solution SolvedCan't open installed games after installing windows 8.1 via Bootable usb drive solution More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !