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Computer slowed down

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December 18, 2008 1:33:59 PM

hey i just installed a 500gig segate 7200.11 and since i installed that it slowed down my computer a huge amount i noticed just want to see if there is any opinions on what could be causing lol

my computer
intel q 9550
asus p5q-e mobo
4 gig cruicial ram
ati 4970x2 sapphire
750w psu
vista 64 home premium

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December 18, 2008 2:13:36 PM

Run HD tune, your Reads and your access time probably suck real bad.

It could be that Vista is taking a bit to index it as well. One it gets it indexed it should speed back up.
December 18, 2008 3:47:53 PM

ok i run hd tune pro 3.10 on benchmard (read) my results were

tranfer rate: min - .9 mb/sec
max - 107.3 mb/sec
average - 44.5 mb/sec

access time 37.3ms
burst rate 22.9 mb/sec
cpu usage 3.2%
temp 21C

how are those numbers compared to anything i have no clue lol is this what is causing me to slow down

thanks in advance
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