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Games are slow to open

Last response: in Video Games
June 15, 2011 6:12:20 AM

Specs are
CPU: AMD Phenom x4 820 @ 3.3ghz
RAM: 4GB gskill ripjaws ddr3 1333
GPU: Sapphire Radeon HD5850 xtreme
PSU: Rosewill Green Series 530w
HD: Seagate Barracuda 500GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

When I click to open a game it takes about 10 seconds to open then sometimes it takes a little longer to actually load it like black ops the screen will go black for another 10 seconds then it will go to the main menu. I just installed WC3 and it does it with this game as well.. What would cause this?

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June 15, 2011 5:05:41 PM

Sounds normal to me. Games take time to load from a HD.
June 15, 2011 11:36:36 PM

I just upgraded from a dual core amd x2 250 @ 3.5ghz, 2gb's of ram and a IDE hd and THAT set up was faster than this one... I dunno...
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June 19, 2011 10:33:53 PM

my hd was only 6% fragmented but I went ahead and defragged and still it takes a long time... I timed how long black ops stays on the black screen before opening and it was 21 seconds!!!!!!!!!!!!! 21 seconds of just black screen...