1.    25 Jan 2017 #1
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    PC sleeps, wakes up and everything is super slow for awhile


    It is honestly so bad, I think it should never go to sleep.
    This one is a Model T3616 with Athlon 64x2 5200+ 2.6 ghz , 2 cores, 2gb ram, 500gb sata III

    It is like when it sleeps all it's memory is drained and has to reload everything when you click on something.

    So how can it be enhanced?
    It is maxed om memory, it could get a faster processor, or ssd but not likely to do that.

    It went into power options and set sleep mode form on to off for hybrid hibernate something

    Editing, I found a 3.0ghz CPU Athlon x2 64 for $9.54 which will work incrementally better on Ebay.

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  2.    26 Jan 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Caledon, Ontario, Canada
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    When you say it wakes from sleep, is this just short nap, say 30 minutes or after it has been asleep for say three hours. Guess where I'm going here, should you let it hibernate?

    You already know you have the minimum system memory for a 64 bit system. I don't think .4Ghz will buy you anything.

    To keep investment to a minimum I would vote for a small SSD for the OS (and maybe programs).

    May I ask, what motherboard are you using?
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  3.    27 Jan 2017 #3
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    Emachines T3616 uses a gateway motherboard.

    I took the free win10 upgrade from win 7.

    Mainboard : Gateway MCP61PM2MA
    BIOS : Phoenix Technologies, LTD 6.00 PG 05/10/2007

    The CPU will improve it somewhat for $10 it is cheap.

    Coming out of a 30 minute sleep is no different from 3 hours. Yes I think it is memory related but the 2gb is the max for the board. It takes some time to wake up, I mean the screen comes on quick, but clicking to do anything is very slow till it gets reloaded in memory? When PC sleeps, does it shut down the memory into the hard drive?

    I could just refuse to let it sleep at all. Just turn off the screen.
    Coming out from sleep is worse than reboot.
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  4.    27 Jan 2017 #4
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    You will notice the biggest bang with an SSD.

    Has this machine always been like this on Windows 10. If not I would run chkdsk on your C: drive with no options. Just let it report health.

    Maybe even check fragmentation level. Every bit helps.
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  5.    27 Jan 2017 #5
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    Yes, I think always like this on win 10 pro.
    I did the win 10 upgrade to build 10240

    Then let it sit for a year unused.
    I am using it now, and I upgraded win 10 to I think build 1607 using some ms download tool.
    Which did fix Cortana search refusing to search the local drive.

    I was thinking a SSD would help speed things up too.
    What is the smallest cheapest SSD drive to put win 10 on you think?
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  6.    27 Jan 2017 #6
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    Can't really answer that question without a question or two.

    If you look at C: today how much is being used.

    Then take a look and see how much of that is data. (Right click on Users folder, properties) Subtract User data from total usage. This will tell you approximately where you stand in terms of OS and Programs. Then I would leave a little room for expansion.

    I have three browsers, the full Office Pro suite, itunes, quicken, thunderbird and a collection of other software. I'm ringing around 110 GB so a 120GB would just make it.
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