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I bought and assembled a

GIGABYTE GA-P55-USB3 LGA 1156 Intel P55 USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

With Intel Core i7-875K Lynnfield 2.93GHz LGA 1156 95W Quad-Core Unlocked Desktop Processor BX80605I7875K

It seems a little sluggish though. Sometimes it takes forever to start up/shut down. (though runs decent once it gets going) Do I need to change any of the BIOS settings to make it work optimally?

newegg links to hardware: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128425 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116368

For reference, this is my memory: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820145284

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If you have not done so yet, update the bios to version F8. Do it in Safe Mode.

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3440#bios

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