new gaming PC but really low fps

i'm new to building pc's and I just built my first gaming one
but it's running a game like borderlands 2 at 10 fps the second I open the game ! (main menu)

install the drivers and check the temperature all looking good
HDMI plugged into the graphics card

what's wrong ??

PC:
CPU: Intel Core i5-7500 LGA 1151

Motherboard:MSI intel Z270M DDR4

StorageStorage:SanDisk SSD PLUS 120GB

Video Card:Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 Mini ITX OC 6GB GDDR5

Power Supply:EVGA 600 B1, 80+ BRONZE 600W

Operating System: Microsoft Windows 8.1 pro ( not activate)
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  1. Hmmm. Is your GPU working? Fans spinning? In Device Manager does your GPU show up under Display Adapters?
    Reply to Duncan_94
  2. yes, GPU show up under Display Adapters
    but I notice that GPU fan is not spinning (temp at 54c) don't think that's what wrong
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  3. vexlr said:
    yes, GPU show up under Display Adapters
    but I notice that GPU fan is not spinning (temp at 54c) don't think that's what wrong


    did you hook up the monitor to the gpu or the motherboard?

    also are you monitoring cpu temps?
    Reply to maxalge
  4. to the gpu for sure
    yes I did, it was at 34c
    Reply to vexlr
  5. vexlr said:
    to the gpu for sure
    yes I did, it was at 34c


    at full load


    play a game for a while, note max temps


    you have a msi motherboard, make sure the slow button is not activated
    consult your motherboard manual for location and switch position to disable slow mode
    Reply to maxalge
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