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Windows 7: My old computer is slow like... need help to find out why.

13 Mar 2013   #11
sisrace

 

My cpu is 64bit compatible and the other parts too. But i got vista 32bit in it. A week after i bought it win 7 came. And i do t have hope for that computer longer. I am using my new laptop and im also planning to build a real thing. And no i wont buy win 7 just to get the computer faster. I am only using it for a mknecraft server anyway. But lkke i said here i just whanted too se if there here a hardware problem. And one thing to mention. When i re installed vista and the computer where like new in software. When i went to youtube my hdd went crazy and worked like shit.. Thats was one of the reasons why i hated it. But thoos tips will be useful if my computer is going to be useful again. Like give it to my brother


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13 Mar 2013   #12
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

So you are not working on the machine in your specs. or are you?
You asked for help and you may get suggestions you "know that isn't the problem". We see it a lot. Just for the hell of it try
Some hardware tests to run.


Hard drive(s):
Pick one for your HDD brand or use Seatools.
7 Free Hard Drive Testing Software Tools


RAM (memory):
This will require memtest on a bootable CD or USB stick.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
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17 Mar 2013   #13
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
So you are not working on the machine in your specs. or are you?
You asked for help and you may get suggestions you "know that isn't the problem". We see it a lot. Just for the hell of it try
Some hardware tests to run.


Hard drive(s):
Pick one for your HDD brand or use Seatools.
7 Free Hard Drive Testing Software Tools


RAM (memory):
This will require memtest on a bootable CD or USB stick.
RAM - Test with Memtest86+
Hehe. 1 my Gpu is almost new. i have run the futuremark test.
2 my ram is DDR2 on (3d mark 2011 said) 400Mhz...
3. my HDD. today i listened on it. you know when you take a stone and drag it on another stone :P there you got the sound of my harddrive. its bad man. and it's working constantly. and my psu is screaming to me. my pc is social YAY psu sound: iiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiii
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17 Mar 2013   #14
x BlueRobot

 

What are the results of the tests?
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17 Mar 2013   #15
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
What are the results of the tests?
I havent tryed it. and if you ment furmark (did mess up a bit. thought 3D mark was furmark) lol.. i dont remember. i remember that it lagged like.... and the loading time took years...
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17 Mar 2013   #16
sisrace

 

And i dont really whant to stress it harder than i did. my fan is like 30mm. and the fanblades is 05mm
Gpu: ENGT430
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17 Mar 2013   #17
x BlueRobot

 

Run the tests, so we can identify if there is any hardware problems.
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17 Mar 2013   #18
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Run the tests, so we can identify if there is any hardware problems.


This will show if theres problem with all of the parts or just the gpu? I am a bit carefull of overloading the gpu. And the gpu is almost new so if it dont recognize hdd and cpu and ram problems i dont think i have to do it? Maybe. If you think im to afraid. Go look on the gpu XD ENGT430 now with a ultra patetetic fan....
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17 Mar 2013   #19
x BlueRobot

 

Run the hard-drive tests, it is not stressing the hard-drive, but checking for any errors and bad sectors.

Run some hard-drive diagnostics and follow these steps:Find your hard-drive manufacturer and run their tests.

Additional Tests:Post a screenshot of Crystal Disk Info summary:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden
If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:
  • SSD firmware
  • BIOS Version
  • Chipset Drivers
  • Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
  • If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site and not from your motherboard/vendor support site.
Check for any file system errors and bad sectors using Option #2 of:Use this command with Disk Check:

Code:
chkdsk C: /f /r
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17 Mar 2013   #20
sisrace

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by x BlueRobot View Post
Run the hard-drive tests, it is not stressing the hard-drive, but checking for any errors and bad sectors.

Run some hard-drive diagnostics and follow these steps:Find your hard-drive manufacturer and run their tests.

Additional Tests:Post a screenshot of Crystal Disk Info summary:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by writhziden
If you have an SSD, make sure the following are up to date:
  • SSD firmware
  • BIOS Version
  • Chipset Drivers
  • Hard disk controller drivers/SATA drivers
  • If you have a Marvell IDE ATA/ATAPI device, make sure the drivers are up to date from the Intel site or Marvell site and not from your motherboard/vendor support site.
Check for any file system errors and bad sectors using Option #2 of:Use this command with Disk Check:

Code:
chkdsk C: /f /r
On will do that later. Im almost 100% sure theres someting wrong with it. It sounds bad.
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