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Gaming performance is very poor after installing SSD

Hello,

I have installed a Samsung 850 EVO SSD on my MSI GP60 2PE and gaming performance gone very bad. No matter if the game is installed on HDD or SSD.

I have Windows 10, which is installed on SSD by the way.

Any suggestions? I can't find the answer anywhere.

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Clarification Request
You wrote "installed on SSD."

In reply to: Gaming performance is very poor after installing SSD

If this was a clean install you still have to manually install drivers and apps specific to your PC.

This is not automatic.

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Are you sure?

In reply to: You wrote "installed on SSD."

Thanks for your response. But are you sure drivers aren't automatically installed with windows update?

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I was unclear.

In reply to: Are you sure?

Yes, Microsoft will install basic function drivers but your performance will not be as when it arrived or after someone brought it up to date.

There are long back and forth discussions about this and I have to never waste time on this. When we install any version of Windows from about Windows 95 to later versions we get to go get and install drivers and apps specific to our machine.

Only Apple seems to have tackled the driver issue but then again they control what hardware is inside the machines.

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I have reinstalled os before that

In reply to: I was unclear.

Hey, thank you for your help. But the point is that I have reinstalled Windows on this computer a few times earlier, when I did not have an SSD installed yet. And everything seemed to be alright.
That is why I am so unsure about missing drivers, but I will still check them out.
Maybe more suggestions?

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Yes. READ A SPECCY REPORT. FOCUS ON...

In reply to: I have reinstalled os before that

Go get Speccy (see the web) and for the SSD and HDD scroll down to the SMART VALUES and look at 01 and 07. Any values about say 10 and I want to check that out.

I'm running into too many machines with performance issues and finding this in a high percentage.

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