How to make my computer faster PT 2?
AMD Athlon 64
nVida GeForce 3100GPU With PCI express slot
9-1 Memory Card
215 MB DDR SDRAM Dual CHannel capable
DVD-RW multi Format Double layer
10100 Mbps Ethernet lan
You know delete some stuff that you don't need or songs that you don't need it helped me.
try overclocking your cpu. or adding more RAM
215 MB DDR Ram!!!!
That is your problem right there!
Have you ever had an error pop up in Windows saying something about ram?
Your processor is fine, Amd processor, memory card reader has nothing to do with specs, omit information like that next time, 200 GB is more than enough space to hold data, 10100 Mbps Ethernet has nothing to do with fastness of computer, only fastness of a home network and/or internet connection, and once again a DVD drive has no direct effect on the speed of your computer. Graphics cards are nice to have, I'm not going to go into depth on that, the one you have will suffice.
215 MB of DDR (not even DDR2!) is not acceptable, AT ALL. My laptop has 4 gigs of ram. If anything, this is what you should load up on. Go get 2 sticks of 1 GB ram, go get them right now.
And now that I see your additional details, for a game to run fast, you need a good processor, a good graphics card, and a good amount of ram.
Depending on what games you want to run (let's say Battlefield 2, World of Warcraft, Quake, Halo, etc the works), especially if you want it to run on pretty high settings, your going to need some good stuff.
You probably want a dual core processor. It won't help much (unless the game is programmed to use both cores) but it will help a little.
You should automatically get 2 sticks of ram. Just go get it.
Graphics Card is the big worry for games. You should be going to sites like newegg.com, going to the site of the game and seeing what the minimum requirement is, go to sites like tomshardware.com, video cards are always a big debate, and it depends on how much you are willing to spend on them. I really don't mess with video games so my knowledge is shaky in this department, but if I wanted to know, those 2 sites would be the first I would hit.
The first thing to do is add more RAM to it. You should have at least 1GB of RAM for 3D gaming. Some newer games need even more than that. I would recommend going with 2GB if you can afford it. Also you will need a good video card. You can get a GeForce 7950 for around $250, this will increase gaming performance dramatically.
More memory would help, about 1GB. Also a new video card. At least a 7800 nVidia w/256MB or 512.
To free up RAM to its maximum, you have to be sure to load only that which is necessary on a daily basis and set wallpaper and screensavers to blank or none. Here is my checklist:
- A lot of RAM is used by wallpaper and/or a screensaver full of graphics. They run in the background and consume memory. (I have only 512mb RAM, run multiple programs simultaneously, and have set my wallpaper and screensaver to blank.)
- How many programs do you load at startup? Maybe you should check it out and ensure you are running just what you need on a daily basis. For anything else you can wait a minute until it loads.
To do this: cl Start, cl Settings, cl Taskbar and Start Menu.
cl Start Menu, cl Customize, cl Remove.
cl the icon for the program you wish to remove
then cl Remove.
There is also a “Disable All” button.
This will prevent the program from loading at startup, but will not remove the program from the hard disk.
When you are working in a large file, save frequently to restore full memory access. (Your work remains in memory until you “save” it to disk.)
Did you run an error check? Open My Computer,
Right-cl on C:, Select Properties, Tools – Run an Error Check ( checkmark “check all and fix); then run a Defrag
Run antispy and ad-aware programs. A free ad-aware program can be downloaded at:
From IE, click Tools, Internet Options
delete files (offline files)
clear history (set days to save to 0 if you want)
click o.k., and Restart
Stop Autocomplete / Remove Passwords
clear the boxes to remove autocomplete
Delete Autocomplete History
click Start, Programs, Accessories, System Tools – run Disk Cleanup
click Start, Run ipconfig renew (type ipconfig space renew)
All these things should be done regularly. The more frequently they are run, the less time they take.
Note: I don’t do games – games and videos are mostly graphics. Graphics create large files.
If all these things don’t help, you should consider getting more memory.
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I think you mistyped some of your configurations..
Here's the parts that I think you typed wrong..
The Video card : Which I think is a GeForce 6100.
And the RAM : Probably a 512MB RAM .
YOU NEED TO CHANGE THE VIDEO CARD to at least a GeForce 7600GS. Then change the RAM to at least 1 GB.
There are several primary areas that could be causing your computer to run slow. The most likely reason is that Corruption within your registry keys, registry classes, and registry settings,you have too many programs running behind the scenes and your system is essentially running in circles with its internal processing.
To determine if your system is in fact running slow because of problems in your registry and temp files and then speed up your computer, you will need to run a self diagnostic program called regsitry cleaner.This program is very very useful,it can fix regsitry errors,clean registry remnant,corrupt files and temp files in a few minutes.Then give you a bran-new and high-speed computer.There are collection and comparison of top rated registry cleaner:
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The second most common problem is that you have spyware/adware in your computer.Spyware/adware not only pop up ads,collect personal info,but also can hamper your computer's performance.It use system resources and slow your computer down. Detecting and removing the programs will improve system performance.
check out http://www.speed-up-computer.info/index. to Learn more about spyware and how to help protect your computer and improve computer performance.
Hope that can help you.
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