System Performance

By Nightmare197
May 28, 2003
  1. Hi guys i seem to have poor benchmarks with my system and i cannot seem to find whats holding my system??

    OS WIN XP Pro

    intel p4 2.4ghz
    mobo asus p4pe
    pny verto gf4 ti4200 64mb ddr
    kingston ram pc-333 512mb
    maxtor 40g ata133 fluid bearing

    i have the latest bios and video drivers
    my system is not o/c

    As well i suffer frequent quits to desktop when playing battlefield 1942 vietkong nascar 2003...

    but mohaa ut2003 return to castle wolfenstein and grand prix 4 runs verry good without any issues just certains games and my benchmarks are poor

    Any sugestions would be apreciated..

    Thanks a bunch

  2. Steg

    Steg TS Rookie Posts: 269

    have u got the latest drivers for your motherboard chipset? they always help
    the only reason i have found for quits to desktop are overclocked ram and u havent got anything overclocked - so im guessing that your motherboard is to blame in some way

  3. JSR

    JSR Banned Posts: 592

    get to a tweak site for xp

    there are several.....start disabling services and such........your card will soon not be able to keep what steg says, yet there is much more to do, like doublechecking your bios for memory/agp/cache/ shadowing/cpu timimings/mem and cpu in sync............and on and on and on...........defragment..........look up my diskeeper lite other words.............give that thing an enema
  4. Nightmare197

    Nightmare197 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Re: get to a tweak site for xp

    I have the latest dets .. chipsed drivesd and bios available I aleready removed all the services i could i' defraging at least twice a week.... i think it's either hardware related or something i missed while configuring xp anyware tried of xp i will change to w2k pro any other suggestions??

    Thanks anyways..

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