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SSD + Win 7 are slowling killing me


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P3nnyw1se

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I've been at my computer for 20 hours and I'm about to throw it away..

so yesterday I bought an Intel 520, 120gb SSD, I took out my regular harddrive put in the SSD which showed up as it was suppose to, and I installed Win7 Home Premium on it..

Here are my current specs:

AMD Athlon Phenom II x4 3.2ghz black edition
X-FI soundcard something
DFI lanParty DK 790FXB-M3H5 motherboard
4x2gh DDR3

this is where happiness turns into 20 hours of crying and screaming..

as expected Win7 found 80 something updates, and everything started out fine, I even experienced the improved speed of SSD but then at update 51, can't remember which but KB21045 something it stalls, for 50-60 minutes it just can't seem to finish that update, only result was to reboot
alright weird.. so I didn't want a faulty win7 on my machine so I formatted the drive and installed again, and went back to windows update
this time while updating I get a BSOD, saying "an error has occured that has forced your computer to shutdown"
and then it suggest I do 'silly' things like uninstall Antivirus which I of course don't even have as its a fresh install..

When I try to install updates, like e.g. tried to install Framework Net4, it freezes and gives me a BSOD..
I'm actually writing from that computer right now, from a half broken windows that refuses to update anything, but gives me constant freezes and BSOD.

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So what have I already tried?

*I did the memory test during startup, and it said my memory was fine..
*I downloaded the latest firmware for the SSD I bought and made sure I had the same version, which i do
*I assume my windows DVD is fine as I used it on a laptop before, and it installed the entire thing without it complaining.
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I have no idea if I have a faulty BIOS, if my windows is broken or my memory stick isn't working.. I have no idea what is wrong,
I need help to move me closer as to what is the problem.. I need someone to tell me "if you do this and this, then I can tell you for sure the DVD is working fine, or your memory is fine"
so I can figure out what the problem is..

regards Allan.
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happyrock

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Hi P3nnyw1se ... :wave: ..:welcome:

what mode does the bios show the ssd in...AHCI...
do you still have the drive with windows on it that you replaced with the SSD
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