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Post a screenshot of the Health Tab in Hdtune.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chip94 View Post

Post a screenshot of the Health Tab in Hdtune.
Defraggler or HDTune can both reveal a lot - please post a screenshot of the Health tab from one of them.

http://www.piriform.com/defraggler
http://www.hdtune.com/


Do you have write caching fully enabled? That can help performance a little bit.

http://www.windowsreference.com/windows-server-2008/enable-disk-write-caching-to-improve-performance-in-windows-7-windows-server-2008/
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kramy View Post

Defraggler or HDTune can both reveal a lot - please post a screenshot of the Health tab from one of them.

http://www.piriform.com/defraggler
http://www.hdtune.com/


Do you have write caching fully enabled? That can help performance a little bit.

http://www.windowsreference.com/windows-server-2008/enable-disk-write-caching-to-improve-performance-in-windows-7-windows-server-2008/
Write caching is enabled. Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Quote:
Originally Posted by aroc91 View Post

Surprisingly, no. Not the same issue I had, I guess.

Run the diagnostic that burksdb posted. I'd definitely consider an RMA since the problem still persists after multiple Windows reinstallations. Something's not right.
The issue just came up, it been working fine always before.
post #14 of 23
Test memory-
Check PSU voltages in BIOS-
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post #15 of 23
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by silvergoat View Post

Test memory-
Check PSU voltages in BIOS-
My mem should be all good.
What do you mean by PSU volts? Memory voltage or what?
post #16 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by EPiiKK View Post

My mem should be all good.
What do you mean by PSU volts? Memory voltage or what?

Because you think the memory is good, does not make it so. Check it with Memtest86+

In your BIOS (not all BIOS unfortunately) there should be a section titled 'System' or 'Hardware Monitor'. Within that section, some power supplies list the voltages that your computer is supplying. There should be one around 12v, one around 5v, one around 3.3v, and possibly another around 1-1.5v. What you'd be looking for is your actual output which may be fluctuating slightly, and it should be within 5% of the target of 12, 5, 3.3
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post #17 of 23
Your HDD isn't reporting any problems.

Can you get into safemode quicker? (Tap F8 while booting) If so, then it's definitely a software problem. You'll probably have to experiment a lot by turning things off with msconfig or CCleaner.

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

You might also want to check the Device Manager to see if anything is unhappy, and possibly update drivers. (Intel RST, etc.)
     
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I'd also try changing sata plug and cable see f that helps they do sometimes get wonky
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post #19 of 23
Test your ram as suggested.
The HDD seems to be working fine.

Out of topic, SSD are really cheap and you have no excuse to not have one tongue.gif

My Dad's computer had similar problem, the boot time ranged between x to 5 mins.

Upgraded to Win8 (it was only 20$ tax-in - I think it expired in january). Boot time is now around 1 min or so on the same HDD.

msconfig => boot => uncheck anything that is not useful. Shouldn't be needed normally with a fresh install thou

*He was using winXP sp2 I had to install sp3 to upgrade to win8
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I just ran some p95 mem tests a few weeks back, but what ever, i'll run some testing today once i get more time to.
But thanks for the help this far, i really hope i don't need to install windows again, i just hate it... sad-smiley-002.gif
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