slow to load games?

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  1. fightingfi

    fightingfi Look at Me! I need the attention.

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    I had a new platter hdd 3tb and put my steam games on it i have lots like who doesnt right ? It seems that it was taking a while to load games slow even TFC would hang and just load slowly so i bought a new crucial mx300 1tb ssd in its place ONLY loaded the games i play the most and it still seems now to be loading games slow and even hangs. Not sure whats cause the problem here any ideas plz?

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  2. pendragon1

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  3. brucethemoose

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    If the drive benchmarks are OK, I'd try backing up your game folder and re-installing Steam. It just gets bogged down sometimes.
     
  4. Skillz

    Skillz [H]ard DCOTY 2017

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    Do the games load slow if they're on the OS drive?
     
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  5. pendragon1

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    ^ good point. try moving one of the games over to your os drive.