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Windows 7: PC performance in general

14 Apr 2013   #11
roboticarm

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Since it's 2 years old, the hardware might be clogged up. Did you try cleaning the CPU/GPU heat sinks and your case? Heat can make the processors down clock automatically thus slowing things down.


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14 Apr 2013   #12
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

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Like ive swapped out my HDD for a slower one
That could certainly make a difference. That's why I suggested the SSD.
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14 Apr 2013   #13
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

To me it sound like fezbombmatt wants a new computer. That good.
Just build a new computer and pick and choose the hardware and software and be happy.
If you have done all the suggestion given, minus the ssd you don't want for some reason I don't know what else you can do.
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14 Apr 2013   #14
fezbombmatt

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

I guess I just over rated my system. A new PC would be epic so would an SSD but money's an issue currently so I wanted the best out of what I have. Oh and yes my HW is clean and dust free with generous air flow.

Il just have to accept and have a look at the OCing route.

Thanks for your opinions though helped massively.
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