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Old 01-07-2006, 02:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
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why people why, i spend 200 punds upgrading my dell, and it feels more **** that before, ok so i got 3.4ghz p4 (oc for 2.8), 1gb ram, yet still my pc feels no diff from its origanl, 512mb ram and 2.8g cpu....any ideas.
this may not be relevennt, but under the processes tab, in the task mananger, theres loads of stuff under system, not my user name but uther stuff why is that, i just did a reformat, and only got the necerries insatlled on my pc.....internet ect, no games?

so whatd yall think?

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Old 01-07-2006, 02:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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You aren't going to be seeing an amazing difference with a 600MHz OC on an Intel except for benchmarking. The extra RAM is only going to make a difference when playing games/using programs that actually use that extra memory provided, try BF2 or something, then you'll see a difference.

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Old 01-07-2006, 02:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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ok thanks, ill try bf2, its a bit crap but still would like to see the diff
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Old 01-07-2006, 03:52 PM   #4 (permalink)
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well, to see a 'difference,' you'dve had to play the game before and after... You made your machine slightly better, but nothing completely noticeable.


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Old 01-07-2006, 03:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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run msconfig and turn off start up programs and you may see a diff. Dell tends to slam a load of programs on startup
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Old 01-07-2006, 03:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Yeah, the problem is probably the fact that its a dell. Did you reinstall windows with the dell cd?
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Old 01-07-2006, 04:32 PM   #7 (permalink)
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no, i got a new dxp, its not a dell anymore (wooooo) as i took out all dell related stuff, but yea i got 2 thinks on stat up spysweaper, and norton anivirus.

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