HELP MY COMPUTER SUX and im starting to hate life.. sys specs included.

By sifsilver
Aug 3, 2007
  1. don't know where to post this.... sry...

    Yah so ever since i borned and got computers they always seems to succkkk major slooww ****. So i decided to custom build one. And sure enough after a few months its starts to slow in the following areas:

    Start up
    When i have 4+ explorer/internet explorer windows open
    super bad fps on games. if im playing doom 3 it takes forever to turn around... or if im playing command and conquer 3 my screen is stuk and fps is down to 0 er 1 when a nuke hits. if u havent played these games u still understand... its so lame playing liek that.

    well heres my specs to my metal crap...

    Operating System: Windows Xp Professional 5.1
    Processor: Intel Core 2 CPU 6600 @ 2.40GHz (2 SPUs) `2.4GHz
    Memory: 512 MB RAM
    Page File: 330MB used, 918 available ..... p.s. whats page file?
    DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c
    System Number: MS-7238


    Name: Diamond S9250PCI256DDR
    Manufacturer: ATI Tech Inc.
    Chip Type: Radeon 9250 (0x5860)
    Approx. Total Memory: 256.0 MB

    Main Driver: ati2dvag.dll
    Version: 6.14.0010.6525

    ==Extra Info==
    My graphics card is PCI cuz i kept it from my old comp. I have a new motherboard that is mostly PCI-e but has PCI so i put this card in that. I'm also planning on getting a new PCI-E card and more RAM but not for like 5-6 months, i need help with what i got.

    RUDEBWOY TS Rookie Posts: 160

    looks good..graphic card and ram would be better...i would say 2 gig ram and something around the nvidia 7600 or over
  3. Ghu

    Ghu TS Rookie Posts: 18

    i suggest u get a new video card :)

    RUDEBWOY TS Rookie Posts: 160

    yea i see no rsn why that pc should be running friend has the same processor a nvidia 7300 which he is upgrading to the 8800 this week and 3 gig runs great even with that crappy nvidia.i think u need more ram and a better vid card,
  5. Stick'o ram

    Stick'o ram TS Rookie Posts: 178

    That Video card totally sucks, I'm surprised it even let you get into the game at all, And get at lest 1gb of ram and get at least a Geforce 7800 or above.(big diffrence between 7600 and 7800)
  6. kpo6969

    kpo6969 TS Maniac Posts: 710

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