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User Info: HarryMaySin

HarryMaySin
4 years ago#1
Just bought an fx 8350, and although not happy about it I cant convince the store manager to let me trade it in.

I upgraded from an fx 6100 and its slower

Even right clicking something on the desktop it takes 3 seconds for the right-click menu to appear.....

Firefox has been super slow and crashing constantly

Even seems like my download speeds are slow

Here are my specs

fx 8350 OC @ stock speeds
windows 8.1
corsair 760 watt PSU
gtx 760
16 gb RAM

thanks guys.

really sucks when you buy a new processor and it processes things slower than the lost one.

User Info: r0ge00

r0ge00
4 years ago#2
http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/916373-pc/67486832

User Info: maybecalls

maybecalls
4 years ago#3
Is it overheating/have sufficient cooling/thermal paste correctly applied?

User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
4 years ago#4
Yeah. That shouldn't be happening. Either you got bad hardware, something isn't installed/set up correctly, or something's screwy with the Windows install.
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User Info: g7g7g7g7

g7g7g7g7
4 years ago#5
Check BIOS settings on MOBO and check the manufacturers website for a new firmware update.

What is your mobo if you don't mind us asking, a lot of AM3/3+ are only designed for processors up to the FX 8150.
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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
4 years ago#6
Make sure your motherboard can handle a 125w tdp.
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User Info: WyzeGye

WyzeGye
4 years ago#8
Sounds to me like you never installed the cooler/paste properly. That would explain your loud fan and slow speeds.

What are your temps?
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User Info: Fisto81

Fisto81
4 years ago#9
My guess is the heat sink isn't seated correctly and it's overheating/throttling.

User Info: JaspaI_Il

JaspaI_Il
4 years ago#10
AMD = FINISHED
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