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New build slow after moving a cable.

by Crushski / February 16, 2013 6:57 PM PST


I'm building a pc for a friend. Not my first.
after installing everything, and installing windows and all the drivers ( GPU, chipset, sata-controllers, everything).

I started up a game, it started very fast, but then there was a lot of noise, so I shut it down. disconnect all the iq cables.
opened the case and the SATA cable was hitting the gpu fan. It was not in the fan, it wasn't damaged nor was the gpu.

When I rebooted everything was working but it is very slow.... i mean like a 6 year old pc... first It was super fast.

Please need help here. I reinstalled windows but that was slow aswell...

the specs are:

HDD: wd green
GPU: ati xfx 7850 double dissipation
PSU: OCZ Fatal1ty 550W
RAM: corsair vengeance 8gb
cpu: intel i5 3330

Please help me any thoughts are welcome!

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(NT) I'd try another SATA cable.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 16, 2013 7:48 PM PST
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didn't work
by Crushski / February 17, 2013 6:54 AM PST

Swiched the dvd burner and hdd, still te same...

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