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Old 06-24-2004, 12:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Money..Don't help...

All my life i've been using a crappy 1.6 Ghz dell.

I finally got enough money to build a good gaming computer...
Here are Specs.

Processor: AMD Athalon 3200+
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon 9600xt
RAM: 512 Mb of RAM from Mwave
Motherboard: ASUS A7V600-X

I have 3 fans in case and one on cpu and on power supply

I would think that a pretty damn good gaming computer but when i play any game call of duty, halo, planet side, battle field, or even counter-strike it runs slow.

I have all the drivers and updates and Direct X 9.0 + hot fix

Please tell me why my computers running slow and tell me how to fix it.
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Old 06-24-2004, 12:53 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How slow is it running?
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Old 06-24-2004, 01:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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update the video card drivers

that ram is also looking suspicious
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For games it runs really slow like i mean slow slow laggy choppy graphics
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i have never heard of that ram brand and iv gone threw a lot of ram. I would suspect it is generic and that may be one of your problems. Replace it with corsair or kingston.
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Old 06-24-2004, 03:33 PM   #6 (permalink)
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but gfx cards have their own ram. it shouldnt affect gaming performance that much. id try the ram in a friends computer before replacing it. update the vid card drivers too. if your computers still having problems, even when u try swapping ram with a friend, RMA the vid card
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