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05 Jan 2011  
adamwentzell82

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1 retail
 
 
My computer is running slow and bogged down at times

Here's my spec's
Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual core 3800+ 2GHz
AMD Sapphire PURE CrossFireX 770 model PC-AM2RX780 motherboard
6GB DDR2 800MHz (3 2GB sticks)
ATI Radeon X1300 Pro 256MB
WD 500GB hard drive
500Watt Power supply with cooling fan on bottom
3 system fans for cooling 1 on the front of case 1 on the back and 1 on CPU
My problem is my computer is slow and bogged down at times and takes up to 5 minutes or so to boot up and also standby don't work. Everything is new besides the CPU and the video card that I see by looking this card it don't support Windows 7 I am just wondering what could be the cause of this problem I talked to 3 different computer shops and 2 said it's my video card that is causing my problems but the third said that this card will not cause problems besides maybe problems playing games. I plan to buy a new video card but if I do will this change my problems or would there be some other cause that I don't see. Also I built this system myself thanks for any help you can give me.
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