1. migles

    OP migles All my gbatemp friends are now mods, except for me
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    when building a computer for a dude, and using his old laptop hdd the i3 skylake build was extremly slow.. i noticed the HDD was always at 100% for a quick solution (as i didn't want to spend more time on it) i just told him to get an SSD which solved the issue...

    now, i had built my computer, (i7-7700k) and using my old desktop mechanical drive which was working fine (it was a core 2 dual core computer) while installing windows 10 this thing took 1-2 hours (it reminds me of the old days of formating a computer back in the early 2000s, a whole day to format and install the OS)
    and for booting into it, takes 10-20 minutes.. (after several times it seems to take 2-3 minutes now)
    in my old desktop (the dual core) it took 10 seconds to boot

    i am already throwing a conspiracy where windows 10 maked a deal with SSD companies lol
     
  2. DinohScene

    DinohScene hail p1ngpong
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    I'm running Win 10 on an old 1.8 " ZIP drive and it runs perfectly fine.
    I've ran Win 10 on a SATA drive and it worked flawlessly.
    Boyfriend had Win 10 running on a HDD and nothing went wrong.
    Me lil brother has Win 10 on a SSD and his SSD went to shit.

    It's likely to be the drive you got.
    I wouldn't recommend using IDE drives as their slow as shit and loud as fuck.
     
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  3. JoostinOnline

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    Your drive is probably just slow. However, you should check Task Manager to see what's taking up all your resources.
     
  4. VinsCool

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    Most likely HDD failure. I had the same problem on my laptop a while ago.
     
  5. EthanAddict

    EthanAddict An investment to nothingness
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    1) HDD Failure
    2) Yeah, Windows 10 may hate them
    3) Get Windows 7 It is Better™
     
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    You know, I hate to contradict things, but I made a very similar thread once. 6 pages of "windows 10 spies, telemetry, viruses because windows, get linux" and at the end, it was indeed a hdd failure. 10 people shut the fuck up on that day.
     
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    The ™ never Lies™
     
  8. VinsCool

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    I did run Windows 7 on my failing hdd. Same 100% usages problem :P
     
  9. EthanAddict

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    Well:
    1) Too many applications run that suck up resources
    2) Is is bad configuration(if possible)
    3) Check for bad sectors
    4) Is it properly formatted ™
    5) HDD Failure™, might die Soon™, get Another™ One™.™
     
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    yup it was option #5 haha.
     
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  11. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    Your old desktop drive.. Out of a core 2 duo... Is running slow? Now isn't that weird?

    Sorry, I had to. For real, though. Your hard drive is old and slow.
     
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