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hi guys if i want to buy a new computer and still play freel

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Post Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:52 pm

SYSTEM COMPONENTS
XPS 210 Qty 1
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor E4400 (2MB L2 Cache,2.0GHz,800FSB-), Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition with re-installation CD Unit Price $1,369.00
Catalog Number: 29 DXCWPF4
Module Description Show Details
XPS 210 Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor E4400 (2MB L2 Cache,2.0GHz,800FSB-)
Operating System Genuine Windows® XP Home Edition with re-installation CD
Memory 4GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz- 4DIMMs
Keyboard and Mouse Bundles Dell USB Keyboard and Dell Optical USB Mouse
Monitors 19 inch SE198WFP Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor
Video Cards 128MB ATI Radeon X1300 i added this
Hard Drives 320GB Serial ATA 3Gb/s Hard Drive (7200RPM) w/DataBurst Cache™
Floppy Drive and Media Reader No Floppy Drive Included
Mouse Mouse included with Keyboard purchase
Network Card Integrated Intel® PRO 10/100 Ethernet
Modem Integrated 56K Data / Fax modem
Adobe Software Adobe® Acrobat® Reader 8.1
Optical Drive 24X CD-RW/ DVD Combo Drive
Sound Cards Integrated 7.1 Channel Audio
Speakers Dell AS501PA 10W Flat Panel Attached Spkrs for Analog Flat Panels
Office Productivity Software (Pre-Installed) No Productivity software pre-installed
Anti-Virus/Security Suite McAfee SecurityCenter with anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, 15-months
Warranty & Service 1Yr In-Home Service, Parts + Labor, 24x7 Phone Support
Dial-Up Internet Access No ISP requested
Dell Digital Entertainment No Entertainment software pre-installed
Labels Windows XP™
DataSafe Online Backup Free 10GB DataSafe Online Backup for 1Year

new configura tion i tell ya i never ever had a problem with dell my wife just bought a lap top from them and the old computer i am on right now is a dell they are sound machines

Edited by - richard s on 10/23/2007 7:57:48 PM

Post Tue Oct 23, 2007 8:00 pm

if your machine is sound....then why bother getting a new one?

No sense in spending a lot of cash on a new machine when the one you
have is working fine.

Post Tue Oct 23, 2007 10:16 pm

Memory 4GB Dual Channel DDR2 SDRAM at 800MHz- 4DIMMs
and your graphics
Video Cards 128MB ATI Radeon X1300 i added this

Your operating system is only seeing 3.872GB cus of the graphics card you added, XP only supports upto 4GB of RAM IN TOTAL! that includes your graphics card unless your running a 64bit version of windows, it may not be seeing a whole stick of RAM or some of it...... >.<

Post Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:40 pm

its a good machine my old computer but the lag factor sometimes theres too much lag

Post Wed Oct 24, 2007 10:17 pm

The lag can be due to your antivirus running while you're playing FL - I've noticed that excess choppiness can be cured by temporarily setting the antivirus off. In addition, it is good practice to defragment your hard drive. I have been recommended O&O Defrag and have used it - it works quite well and is faster than Microsoft's defragmenter.

Another reason for lag is out of your control; it's your ISP, and sometimes their connection may just bog down for whatever reason and there's little you can do about it (well, aside from binning your computer in frustration ).
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