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14 Jul 2011  
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello abc617, welcome to Seven Forums!

You use the term "wipe" did you actually do a real wipe secure erase or just format the Hard Disk Drive, if it's the latter you didn't really do anything; perhaps a secure erase and another fresh clean install would help; have a look at the information in these tutorials linked below.
SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

Additional Secure Erase / Wipe Information

As far as performance goes, have a look at these tutorials for some ideas and be sure to post back with any further questions you may have and to keep us informed.
How to Speed Up the Performance of Windows 7

How to Free Up and Recover Hard Drive Space
My System SpecsSystem Spec