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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:

For reference, this is my memory:

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


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