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AMD x6 processor slow

Question asked by wuzzy10 on Sep 11, 2015
Latest reply on Sep 12, 2015 by dancer42

I am running a Phenom II x6 1055T processor on an MSI 880 GM-E41 board. The computer is running so slow that I suspect either:

1.     The Processor is only using 1 channel - I have to wait sometimes for 10 seconds for, say, the Windows Live Mail icon to show, let alone complete, but the Task Manager shows only 17% utilisation (by one of the svchost.exe progs.)! I note that 17% is about one sixth of the total processing capacity!!

2.     Something has corrupted the processor protocol?

3.     There is some prog. running which is interfering with proper processing?

 

For info. I am using the Windows Firewall, the Free AVG anti-virus, and Malware Bytes anti-malware(not running all the time, but only when I call it)

 

Could any one help, at all, please?

Kind Regards

Terry Burdett

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