System very slow after hard drive change Tags: Hard Drives Cache Storage Last response: June 28, 2012 10:45 PM in Storage Share Anonymous a b G Storage June 28, 2012 5:44:49 PM Hello, I changed my drive from one with 8 meg cache to a drive with 32 meg cache. Now the system is so slow its like watching paint dry. More about : system slow hard drive change nhasian a b G Storage June 28, 2012 10:15:48 PM did you do a fresh install of windows when you installed the new drive? reverendxero June 28, 2012 10:45:45 PM 2 things: Check your mobo, you may have an MBR snapshot tool, that is confused (not that likely) Check for jumpers on the drive looking for SATA 1, 2 etc... (try removing the jumper) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Very slow SSD boot. Likely a BIOS issue, plus system seems to be dropping a hard drive? Forum Very slow boot times after adding hard disc to system with SSD boot dr Forum SolvedVery slow hard drive and gaming Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum SolvedI can't change my boot sequence after putting in my new hard drive. Forum SolvedHow do I change hard drive file system outside of Windows? Forum SolvedMy computer is running slow after upgrading from a 500gb to a 1tb hard drive Forum SolvedInstalled a third hard drive and computer is now very slow Forum SolvedSecond hard drive very slow Forum I'm trying to copy a 500mb files from my external hard drive and its very slow to copy. its copying at 23kb per seconds which Forum WD Elements external hard drive gets extremely slow after falling down. Forum SolvedOnly 320gb detected of new 1tb hard drive after restoring with system image Forum Very SLOW Hard Drive Forum WD Hard Drive Very Slow - Any Ideas? Forum My System is scanning Drive everytime I start my computer and running very slow Forum SolvedHard drive overheats, responds slow and does not create a system image Forum 2TB External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0 Very Slow Transfer rate..Pleasee Heellpp Forum Very slow & High Usage Hard drive Forum SolvedNew hard drive installed, now system is slow... Forum My computer is running slow after upgrading from a 500gb to a 1tb hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !