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Seriously I have built quite a few systems throughout the years.. recently however I loath installing windows7 on AMD systems.. They are Really slow to install the OS, and super sluggish until you get the proper drivers installed.

This is not the case with all of the recent intel builds I have done.. It takes my Intel sig rig somewhere around 7min to fully complete the install for windows 7, I just spent about an hour installing on a AMD 255, Asus mobo, 4gb Gskill, 250gb Hdd.. What gives?

Thanks Microsoft for shafting the AMD default windows 7 drivers!
dude are you being serious about all this? i've never had a problem iwth either amd or intel installing windows. go get a ssd drive or somthing and your problem is solved. maybe your amd setup has a dying compoent....it takes me like 5 mins to install window 7...does it matter....no. LOL
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oh just so you know. I just installed an old HP with windows 7 64bit home premium.

it is an athlon x2 5000+ with 2gb of ddr2 ram.

From the time I put the disk in the drive, to the time I was sitting at a desktop was just under 20 minutes. that includes a few minutes of me not paying attention and it waiting for me to input settings.

Microsoft doesn't hate AMD.
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Sorry for bringing this thread back but actually I have noticed something funny that I haven't heard of happening to others... 2 AMD builds.... 1 I did for my friend and my own both take around 10 mins or so when starting up the windows install process. After that I can only speak for myself but its around another 7-10 mins and I'm up and running... Whats up with the giant delay at the beginning? Oh and both builds have quad core 3.2ghz cpus but mines a black edition and his isn't.
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hmm.. maybe its just down to specific chip-sets/ sata/ide controller drivers..?
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